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'Shade Loving Plants'

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Cornus alba 'Sibirica'

Cornus alba 'Sibirica' is grown for its fiery red stems, which bring colour to winter gardens. For most of the year 'Sibirica' provides a leafy green backdrop for more colourful, summer-flowering plants. Its small white flowers form a pretty display in summer,…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Danube'

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular garden shrubs in the UK. They are loved for their reliability and the generous amounts of colour they offer and the length of flowering time. Hydrangea 'Blue Danube' in an acidic soil will produce electric blue flowers, and…  More Info

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

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Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels'

Knautia macedonica 'Melton Pastels' is a delightful plant, that looks fantastic planted in colourful cottage garden or informal garden borders. This variety of Knautia has pin cushion flowers, in gentle shades of pink, rose and crimson on slender,…  More Info

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

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Snowdrop (Giant)

For a snowdrop with big impact, plant this stunning variety. Nothing heralds the coming of spring like snowdrops and Galanthus elwesii is the best for planting as a dry bulb. It also has the biggest blooms - up to 25cm long!  More Info

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

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Stock 'Most Scented Mix'

With their spicy, clove-like scent, and tall sturdy stems, these stocks make fantastic cut flowers that bring fragrance and colour to your home. The closely packed flower spikes of this tall, clove scented mix emerge in a blend of at least 6 lovely pastel   More Info

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

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Dryopteris wallichiana 'Jurassic Gold'

Since its introduction in 2018, this British bred fern has really grabbed the spotlight. The new fronds emerge in a lovely rose-bronze shade in spring, maturing to bright golden yellow and green as the summer progresses.  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Blueberry BerryBux®

Imagine a low bush, as attractive as Box but bearing delicious Blueberries in summer! Blueberry BerryBux® is a productive Lowbush Blueberry with a compact growth habit ? perfect as a patio plant or even planted as a fruiting hedge.  More Info

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

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Meconopsis 'Lingholm'

This captivating short lived perennial is a 'must have'! From basal rosettes of hairy leaves rise tall stems bearing spectacular, single clear blue poppy flowers, up to 10cm (4) across. Meconopsis 'Lingholm' makes a stunning feature planted en masse in woodlands,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of april 2020

Callistemon viminalis 'Hot Pink'

We all like to grow something a bit different, and this plant is a real beauty. It loves a sheltered corner and is early to flower, with frothy blooms in a warm shade of pink which attract plenty of bees and butterflies. Cut stems are happy indoors…  More Info

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

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Buddleja davidii 'Adonis Blue'

Buddleja davidii 'Adonis Blue' is an essential plant for any wildlife area or cottage garden border, as it will attract butterflies and pollinating insects in droves. Rich indigo blue panicles hang delicately at the end of slender stems adorned with silvery grey…  More Info

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

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Cherry 'Kojo-no-mai'

This Ornamental Cherry is a delight and a surprise with two seasons of spectacular interest. The first delight comes in spring when the bare branches are covered in a fine show of delicate white flowers tinged with pink. This shrub looks lovely planted  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Grow a plant that's lovely to look at and lovely to touch too. This unusual foxglove produces strong, mid-height flower spires in its first year if sown in January. An added bonus is the pretty silver foliage which feels 'fluffy' and soft to the…  More Info

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

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Pieris 'Forest Flame'

Awarded and RHS AGM for its outstanding garden performance, Pieris 'Forest Flame' is a well loved variety, and often thought to be one of the best!. Young spring leaves are bright red fading through coral pink and cream, before reaching their final shade  More Info

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

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Hosta 'Wide Brim'

Hostas are loved for their bold foliage that provide interest in very shaded areas of the garden, where other plants would struggle to grow. Hosta 'Wide Brim' is a striking variety, that has variegated foliage with deep green centres and pale creamy…  More Info

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

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Calendula officinalis 'Calexis Orange'

Useful compact plants for quickly and easily brightening up borders or patio containers, an impressive show of flowers which keep on coming all summer long.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Annual

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Rhododendron 'Moerheim'

 Rhododendron 'Moerheim' is a compact, evergreen, spring flowering shrub that becomes covered in frilly, violet-blue flowers in May. This low maintenance, shade tolerant Azalea is a superb addition to small garden borders, rockeries, gravel gardens and also is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • 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 copes well with…  More Info

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

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Hosta 'Slug Resistant' Collection

If you've been thwarted by slugs when growing hostas, you'll want to try this collection! Slugs and snails love hostas, but they're less keen on this selection. Hostas love shady areas - plant them in borders, pots and tubs, and rockeries.…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2019

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer - Bloomstar'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bloomstruck' flowers from May until September and throughout these months this shrub is full of beautiful flowerheads, each measuring up to 13cm in size, that grow on bright red shoots. What is fascinating about this Hydrangea is that the colours…  More Info

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

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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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Abelia 'Edward Goucher'

This variety of Glossy Abelia is a rounded, hardy shrub, which can be grown into a particularly striking informal hedge. Its semi-evergreen foliage retains its green colouring until the autumn, when the oval leaves acquire a bronze hue. However, it is the lilac-pink…  More Info

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

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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

The subtle shading of green and gold are the highlight of Carex 'Evergold'. The slender evergreen leaves will bring graceful movement to both sunny spots or shaded areas of the garden. Carex 'Evergold' is perfect for rock gardens, edging for borders, patio…  More Info

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

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Sharon Fruit 'Fuyu'

Increasingly available - although not cheaply - in supermarkets, the persimmon or Sharon fruit originated in China, where it has long been associated with good health. This non-astringent type will produce abundant crops of sweet-tasting, attractive yellow orange fruits…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of december 2019

Erica carnea 'Pink Spangels'

This heather variety lives up to it's 'Pink Spangels' name with dozens of pretty pale pink flowers contrasting with dark green foliage and as the flowers are a valuable source of nectar for pollinating insects you'll get a display of wildlife thrown in for good measure…  More Info

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

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Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

A dwarf Spindle with a neat, compact habit ? perfect for small gardens, hedges and confined spaces! The branches have the same conspicuous, corky wings as its larger cousins, which make a lovely feature in winter when the leaves have been shed. Euonymus alatus …  More Info

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

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Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love'

Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love' is an outstanding foliage plant. Its pointed, glossy leaves emerge crimson in spring, maturing to dark green. These leathery leaves provide a fabulous backdrop to more colourful shrubs and perennials throughout the summer,…  More Info

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

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Snowdrop (Single-flowered)

Drifts of graceful nodding snowdrops signal winters end with an understated elegance. These native beauties love to shelter in dappled shade at the base of trees and shrubs, but look equally ay home in an alpine garden, or naturalised in grass. Why not try…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Clematis 'Yukikomachi'

Clematis 'Yukikomachi' is an unusual, elegant Japanese variety of Old Man's Beard. The hardy climber's most notable features are its pale lilac - almost white - flowers, with petals tinted with a wash of feint purple. These blooms can be seen in their full glory in the…  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Pink Fantasy'

Despite its common name, the appearance of Clematis 'Pink Fantasy' is very different to that of an Old Man's Beard. Its rose tinted flowers, which bloom in July, August and September, are adorned with a dark pink stripe, while its compact, green foliage makes an…  More Info

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

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Corydalis flexuosa 'Porcelain Blue'

Exquisite, azure blue flowers rise on delicate stems above a spreading clump of finely cut, blue-green leaves. The slender, tubular flowers of Corydalis flexuosa 'Porcelain Blue' appear in spring, with a second flush in autumn.  More Info

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

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Hydrangea petiolaris

An elegant climbing Hydrangea that's perfect for those cold, north facing walls that rarely see the sun. Shade loving Hydrangea petiolaris bears lacy white blooms in summer that contrast beautifully with its cloak of dark green foliage.  More Info

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

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Clematis Bernadine™ evipo061

A lovely choice for a shaded spot of the garden where the wide, lilac blue flowers will sparkle and gleam against its dark green foliage. Clematis 'Bernadine' is particularly free-flowering from May to July, with a second flush of flowers in late summer…  More Info

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

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Prunus padus 'Le Thoureil'

Prunus padus 'Le Thoureil' produces a fine display of white flowers which are borne in dense racemes in late spring. Small black fruits sometimes follow during summer. In fact, its season of interest extends well into autumn, when the foliage turns to lovely   More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Grape 'Chardonnay'

One of the most popular white wine grapes with a lovely sweet flavour. This versatile variety produces excellent crops of white grapes in September which are sweet enough to be eaten straight from the vine or made into a refreshing juice. Grape 'Chardonnay' is…  More Info

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

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Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Burgundy Lace'

The feathery fronds of this elegant fern emerge a rich burgundy colour in spring. Each frond delicately unfurls to create a lovely arching shape. As the foliage matures, it transforms to shimmering silver-green, but retains the dramatic purple midrib.  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla'

This dwarf version of the well loved variety Cotinus ?Royal Purple? is perfectly proportioned for smaller gardens. Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla' forms a small, rounded, deciduous shrub with all of the colour and interest of its larger cousins.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019

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