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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 june 2018

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

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

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Winter Aconite

This woodland member of the buttercup family will swiftly multiply to form a glowing carpet of golden yellow flowers each spring. The cup shaped blooms of the winter aconite attract pollinating insects to your spring garden, and associate beautifully with…  More Info

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

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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 august 2018

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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despatch by end of june 2018

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 june 2018

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 july 2018

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 2018

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 september 2018

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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despatch by end of june 2018

Matteuccia struthiopteris

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of june 2018

Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata

Awarded an RHS AGM, Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata produces mid-green leaves with irregular pale yellow margins. Leaves are thickly ridged, adding fantastic texture and contrast to shady borders, woodland areas and patio containers. An abundance of lovely…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

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 june 2018

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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despatch by end of november 2018

Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction'

For an attractive, easy to grow, hardy perennial that fills those awkward damp, shady corners of the garden the Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' is an ideal choice. Unusually named the Bastard Balm this honey-scented perennial attracts bees and butterflies to…  More Info

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

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Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert'

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

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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




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despatch by end of november 2018

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold'

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' is a slow-growing conifer with a Yew-like appearance. Commonly known as the Plum Yew, it enjoys a cool, moist position and makes a useful specimen plant for shaded woodland areas. 'Korean Gold' is a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of july 2018

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

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 september 2018

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 september 2018

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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despatch by end of june 2018

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 september 2018

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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despatch by end of november 2018

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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despatch by end of june 2018

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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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 june 2018

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 june 2018

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 june 2018

Primula japonica

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

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 september 2018

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 june 2018

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 june 2018

Fothergilla major

Fothergilla major is at its most striking in autumn, when its broadly rounded leaves turn to glowing shades of fiery red and orange. From late spring this deciduous shrub is adorned with fragrant, white bottlebrush flowers, and its superb garden performance has…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018