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'Woodland Plants For Shade'

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Matteuccia struthiopteris

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

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

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English Bluebells

A sea of English bluebells rekindles memories of springtime woodland walks, when the days start to lengthen and the weather warms up. The nodding, violet-blue flowers of these hardy, native bulbs attract insects to their delicately scented flowers. At their…  More Info

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

Just£9.99

despatch by end of september 2019

Aquilegia caerulea 'Mrs Scott-Elliott'

Nodding spurred blooms, in a range of pretty colours are carried delicately on tall wiry stems. These charming Columbines will quickly naturalise to form a crowd of spring blooms. Aquilegia 'Mrs Scott Elliot's Hybrids' are perfectly suited to cottage garden borders and …  More Info

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

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despatch by end of may 2019

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena' is an eye-catching, well branched Witch Hazel. The spreading stems are cloaked in unremarkable green foliage in summer, blending gently into the background while other plants take centre stage. With the onset of autumn, this hardy…  More Info

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

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Itea virginica

It's easy to see why Itea virginica is also named Sweet Spire: from July to September, panicles of sweet-smelling flowers hang from its mound-forming foliage. These white blooms open slowly, beginning at the base and rising to the tip, creating a unique and ever…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Osmanthus x burkwoodii

Osmanthus x burkwoodii is a large evergreen shrub with a rounded habit, producing a dense covering of small dark green leaves. From April to May, hundreds of small white, highly fragrant flowers appear, which scent the whole garden on warm days! Excellent for   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 2019

Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'

From late May, Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Wonder' bears loose clusters of funnel-shaped blooms. The large flowers are a glowing shade of coral-pink which is particularly striking.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia'

When grown as a hedge, this Cherry Laurel looks smart, glossy and dense. The shiny leaves form a lovely backdrop for the creamy white flower spikes in spring which are a magnet for pollinating insects. As the flowers fade, glossy berries take their place,…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen'

This is a truly magnificent shrub for the border or woodland garden, fine and eye-catching through several seasons of the year. Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen' starts its magic in spring, when bright green fresh leaves make their appearance, their oak…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Astrantia major 'Venice'

Enjoy growing these pretty plants in your garden beds and borders where they will certainly grab attention! Great grown in a semi shaded position, they will flower all summer long, year after year. You can also cut their flowers to enjoy in vases indoors…  More Info




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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 cut back, alternatively…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of february 2019

Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert'

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Bumper Plant Collection

Take advantage of this spectacular offer and transform your garden with this beautiful selection of plants. Fill a border or patio with this vibrant mix of hardy shrubs, summer flowering bulbs and cottage garden perennials, or dot them around to plug gaps for<…  More Info




Just£71.93

despatch by end of january 2019

Rhododendron 'Azurika'

A profusion of azure blue flowers cover the stems of Rhododendron 'Azurika' in late spring. This compact dwarf evergreen shrub is ideal for patio containers, mixed borders, woodland and rockery planting schemes, where it will enjoy a lightly   More Info

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

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Deutzia x hybrida 'Mont Rose'

This pretty, compact Deutzia simply drips with clusters of pale pink star-shaped flowers in early summer. A very floriferous variety, Deutzia x hybrida 'Mont Rose' looks fantastic grown in woodland gardens, mixed borders and cottage gardens where it performs year…  More Info

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

Just£14.99

despatch by end of january 2019

Hosta 'Sum and Substance'

Absolutely huge, this incredible Hosta produces large, shiny yellow-green leaves up to 50cm (20) long! In summer, densely packed spikes of pale lilac flowers appear on tall slender stems. Hosta 'Sum and Substance' is a striking addition to woodland gardens, shady…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Rhododendron 'Cowslip'

Compact and bushy with a lovely rounded habit, Rhododendron 'Cowslip' makes a handsome specimen plant all year round. This is a particularly elegant variety. The bell shaped blooms are the palest shade of primrose yellow, delicately painted with raspberry…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Pewter Lace'

This deciduous fern produces dramatic fronds of silvery green foliage with beet-red midribs. The arching fronds form an elegant clump of foliage that makes superb ground cover for a damp, shaded spot.  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of april 2019

Rhododendron 'Snow Pearl' (Azalea Group)

Enjoy a breathtaking spring display of large gleaming-white, double flowers each spring, which completely cover the dark green foliage. Rhododendron 'Snow Pearl' blends elegantly into any planting scheme, lighting the gloom of shaded borders with its…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Hydrangea paniculata 'Candlelight'

Hydrangea paniculata 'Candlelight' is a gorgeous cultivar of Hydrangea that has large conical, creamy white flowerheads that cover the plant from late summer. They sometimes gently mature to shades of pale pink. This Hydrangea has strong upright growth…  More Info

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

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Cherry laurel (Hedging)

Laurel is a well known hedging plant species and the Cherry Laurel in particular demonstrates the many reasons why they are so popular. Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia' is a worthy RHS AGM winner, awarded in part for it's large glossy leaves and the…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron luteum

Golden yellow blooms perfume the air in May and June with a powerful, sweet fragrance. In autumn, the mid green leaves of this deciduous Yellow Azalea take on fiery shades of orange, extending the season of interest well into October.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Foxglove 'Mixed'

Foxglove 'Mixed' produces iconic flower spikes from early summer, in a range of gently harmonious colours. Its tall blooms are idea for cutting, adding a strong vertical accent to summer bouquets. Digitalis are a perfect choice for bringing height and…  More Info

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

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Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia'

Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia' is a slow-growing shrub, noted for its striking foliage. Its leaves are slender, and almost fern-like in appearance ? bright green in spring and summer, turning to lovely shades of red, bronze and gold in autumn. Alder…  More Info

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

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Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Kilimanjaro'

If space is at a premium in your borders, plant a shrub which will go upwards! This unique tiered viburnum features layer upon layer of lacecap blooms, followed by stunning red berries in autumn.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Cornus sericea 'Baileyi'

Cornus sericea 'Baileyi' is a shrub that offers all year round interest. In spring clusters of white flowers appear, which are replaced with white berries later in the season, when the fresh green foliage turns to autumn shades of red and purple. As the leaves…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Aronia x prunifolia 'Aron'

This deciduous, hardy shrub has many advantages. Perhaps the most notable of these is the spectacular display it puts on in autumn; its leaves turn fantastic shades of red and purple before falling. Not to be outdone, its black-red berries are both attractive and…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

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 january 2019

Rhododendron 'Sir Robert' (Azalea Group)

The dark green foliage of Rhododendron 'Sir Robert' compliments the apple-blossom pink flowers to perfection. This attractive evergreen Azalea is free-flowering with a neat, compact habit.  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Nico' (Azalea Group)

Bright cherry red flowers are borne in abundance in May, covering the low, spreading branches of Rhododendron 'Nico'. This vibrant evergreen Azalea is slow growing and compact, demanding very little maintenance once established.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Hosta 'Minuteman'

This variety of Plantain Lily is extremely deserving of the Award of Garden Merit (AGM) it has been given by the RHS. The green centres of its leaves are framed by cream margins, making for a dramatic contrast throughout the season. If the hardy perennial's…  More Info

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

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Aronia x prunifolia 'Viking'

As you might expect from a plant called Aronia x prunifolia 'Viking', this shrub is often admired for its striking appearance and hardy nature. In the spring, its deciduous foliage appears, followed by interesting, pink-white flowers. These blooms are…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2019

Parrotia persica

Closely related to the Witch Hazel (Hamamelis), Persian Ironwood starts flowering in late winter, producing clusters of small spider-like, crimson flowers. These are followed by glossy, rich green leaves, which in the autumn transform to stunning, vibrant shades  More Info

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

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