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'Plants That Thrive In Shade'

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Philadelphus Innocence

The name of Philadelphus 'Innocence' might lead you to suspect that this hardy deciduous shrub is a shy and retiring flower which prefers not to be noticed. But there is good reason why this Mock Orange has been awarded the RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit).…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of july 2018

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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'

The Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' brings a blaze of summertime colour to your garden, whatever the weather is doing. These fiery orange, red and yellow daisy flowers provide a constant blanket of bold, bright colour right though the summer months and continuing well into…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2018

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Astrantia major 'Roma'

Astrantia major 'Roma' is an easy-to-grow clump-forming hardy perennial that will thrive in sun or semi-shade in any garden soil - even heavy clay! Its long flowering period from June to August can be extended should the dying flower heads be…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2018

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Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'

A dwarf evergreen Spindle bush, Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin', produces young white shoots that turn to variegated silver and green leaves. In the winter the foliage turns to shades of reddish pink. This plant has a vigourous spreading habit,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels' has aromatic foliage and large, flat flower heads in interesting pastel shades which will create a wonderful tapestry of summer colour. It is a tough and reliable Yarrow, which thrives on light sandy soils and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Tough as old bootsis one way we've heard gaillardia described! They almost thrive on neglect and love hot, dry conditions. A true perennial - they'll flower all summer and again next year too  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of may 2018

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Viola 'Bunny Ears'

Cheeky little violas that retain that classic pansy face beneath unsually long ?rabbit ear? top petals. The compact plants are perfect for smaller containers or planting pockets in rockeries and borders ? you can even sow them in  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Daffadowndilly'

The daffodil begonia was almost lost to cultivation, but we've worked with breeders to bring an old-time classic back to UK gardens. This vintage begonia variety has been re-worked to offer stunning giant daffodil-like blooms in shades of salmon pink for a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'

Japanese Spurge is a useful ground cover plant, thriving in those difficult shaded areas on almost any soil. If the emerald green foliage of the species is too oppressive then add a splash of colour with this light reflecting variegated form.  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2018

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Deutzia 'Tourbillon Rouge'

This bushy deciduous shrub produces delightful pink star-shaped flowers in early summer. Each pale pink bloom has dark-pink-blushed petals and a light scent, and are attractive to bees. Thriving in sun or part shade, Deutzia 'Tourbillon Rouge…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Foxglove 'Apricot'

Foxglove 'Apricot' is a pretty variety with muted apricot tones that effortlessly blend into almost any colour scheme. It bears its tall flower spikes in early summer, above rosettes of coarse green foliage. Digitalis thrives in light   More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Apricot
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Vinca major

A fantastic evergreen ground cover plant, Vinca major produces trailing stems clothed in glossy green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn, pretty star-shaped, blue-lilac flowers decorate the plant on upright stems. Tolerating even heavy   More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Taxus baccata 'Kupfergold'

The golden foliage of Taxus baccata 'Kupfergold' and its compact, slow growing nature, make it a great choice for adding a splash of year-round colour to the garden. Grow this Yew in a prominent position where you can enjoy the neat bush form. It is an easy-going…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Viburnum tinus

Also known as Laurustinus, this Mediterranean evergreen shrub is an excellent all-round plant, thriving in any soil and growing equally well in full sun or deep shade! The leathery dark green leaves are accompanied in winter and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Don't be fooled by this Spotted Laurel's delicate flowers and exotic foliage, for the hardy shrub is well-suited to the changeable British climate. Whether it's planted in a shady, dry or costal garden, Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' will sport glossy,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2018

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Taxus x media 'Hicksii'

Taxus x media 'Hicksii' is a female variety of Yew. It has a straight growing columnar habit and rich green leaves. One of its key benefits is that it grows much more quickly than the more common English Yew. Taxus x media 'Hicksii' is happy when pruned back but…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Spiraea japonica 'Genpei'

As a dwarf variety with a mound-forming habit, Spiraea japonica 'Genpei' adds ornamental charm to any garden setting. Spireas are popular deciduous shrubs, and 'Genpei' is so welcoming to insects that it has been given an RHS Perfect for Pollinators award. Its…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Sarcococca hookeriana var. digyna

For a really powerful winter fragrance Sarcococca hookeriana digyna will not disappoint, as it fills your garden with a dramatic aroma right through the cold season from clusters of small, creamy-white flowers. Extremely tough and resilient, Sweet Box can be grown as a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Onoclea sensibilis

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Spiraea japonica 'Genpei'

Spiraea are popular deciduous shrubs and this dwarf variety has a mound forming habit which adds an ornamental charm to any garden setting.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Weigela florida 'Alexandra'

If you are looking for a dark leaved shrub then Weigela florida 'Alexandra' is a superb choice. Weigela was brought to Britain from the Far East in the mid 19th Century and since then many different varieties have been developed. Weigela florida 'Alexandra' is a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Hosta 'Francee'

The distinctive foliage of Hosta 'Francee' is instantly recognisable. The hardy perennial's green, ribbed leaves are edged with a contrasting cream colour. This variety of Plantain Lily therefore adds a splash of colour when it forms clumps in shady borders or…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Euphorbia palustris (Marginal Aquatic)

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Acanthus spinosus

Acanthus spinosus (Spiny Bear's Breeches) is a wonderfully bushy border plant that's perfect for a sunny or semi-shady spot in any cottage garden. Not only does it thrive in any garden soils, but despite its exotic appearance, it is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Perennial Ground Cover Collection

Our ground cover collection brings so many benefits, which all lead to one thing: low maintenance gardening. Front of border plants or set them in dappled shade as underplanting to trees and shrubs. This collection includes the following varieties -…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Vinca minor 'Illumination'

Vinca minor 'Illumination' is a vigorous, carpeting shrub that thrives in virtually any garden position, from sun to deep shade. Its gold-splashed foliage and cobalt-blue flowers are particularly striking, making 'Illumination' a colourful…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Vinca 'Collection'

Problem solving periwinkle has it all! Thriving in dim corners where even grass won't grow periwinkle will grow vigorously and flower relentlessly with rich and vibrant blooms. What's more, it will beat the weeds too!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Ajuga reptans f. albiflora 'Alba'

Cover your shaded soil in an evergreen carpet by choosing to plant Bugle. These hardy perennials grow densely in almost all soil types, creating an impenetrable mat of evergreen foliage which cannot be invaded by weeds. Ajuga reptans f.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Goji Berry Collection

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristata'

An unusual fern, Asplenium scolopendrium 'Cristata' is a variant of the British native Hart's Tongue Fern. Each glossy leaf has numerous divisions at the tip to form a bushy habit. As with all ferns, this evergreen perennial relishes a damp, shady spot but will also…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Sheen'

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Sheen' has amazing ?wet-look? foliage due to the extra glossy surface of the leaves. In early summer, this low maintenance perennial bears short upright spikes of pristine white flowers that contrast beautifully with dark…  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

With it's graceful arching variegated leaves Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' is a hardy perennial with a dense, clump forming habit that suits being placed in rockeries, containers and the front of borders, during late spring you can also expect small, white…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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