'A Selection of Plants for Shade' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants for Shade

These will only tolerate sun for up to a third of the day. They’ll appreciate a cool damp environment, and the best plants will have interesting foliage, as most shade-lovers will flower in spring.

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PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

Feathery foliage topped with umbels of soft lacy pink flowers in summer. Sun or shade.

50cm £5.00

GEUM coccineum 'Werner Arends'

Rich orange flowers on short stems.

35cm £5.00

GEUM coccineum 'Werner Arends'
PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

Upright sturdy stems carry large pyramidal heads of scented lilac-pink flowers.

90cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'

Variegated margins to the leaves when established.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'
ACANTHUS spinosus

ACANTHUS spinosus

Glossy, spiky leaves. Purple-hooded, white-lipped flowers. Very architectural!

AGM 90cm £5.00

ADENOPHORA potaninii pale flowered

Pale lavender bellflowers on tall upright stems in summer. Lovely in a shady spot or moist soil in sun.

75cm £5.00

ADENOPHORA potaninii pale flowered
ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Dark Pink'

ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Dark Pink'

Attractive dark foliage, delicate pink flowers fading paler, from early spring.

12cm £6.00

GEUM 'Bell Bank'

Lovely double watery-red flowers. Cool spot.

30cm £5.00

GEUM 'Bell Bank'
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Tilo'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Tilo'

Small pink flowers.

10cm £4.50

GEUM 'Prinses Juliana'

Semi-double bright orange flowers.

45cm £5.00

GEUM 'Prinses Juliana'
GALANTHUS elwesii 'Comet'

GALANTHUS elwesii 'Comet'

One of the best snowdrops, this has wide, glaucous foliage, and the flowers have one large green mark on the inner segments. The long outer segments resemble a comet's tail!

AGM 20cm £8.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Gigantea Rubra'

Large flowers open white then turn red.

15cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Gigantea Rubra'
GEUM 'Blood Orange'

GEUM 'Blood Orange'

Gold flowers open apricot, red stems. Lovely!

30cm £5.00

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Cedric's Pink'

Pink flowers.

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Cedric's Pink'
PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

Pale pink, dark-eyed, fragrant flowers.

90cm £5.00

GALANTHUS 'Hippolyta'

Neat, double rounded blooms with concave outer segments.

10cm £8.50

GALANTHUS 'Hippolyta'

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