'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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ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Dark Pink'

ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Dark Pink'

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

12cm £6.00

ARUNCUS 'Woldemar Meier'

A shorter form with feathery foliage which turns fiery orange in midsummer. White flowers from June. Aruncus will tolerate dry shade.

45cm £5.00

ARUNCUS 'Woldemar Meier'
POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland Roundleaf'

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland Roundleaf'

Collected by Michael Wickenden in Russia, this has distinct, rounded grey-green leaves and large cream flowers.

80cm £5.00

ANEMONE flaccida

Low-growing anemone with white flowers - dappled shade.

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE flaccida
GERANIUM phaeum 'Sericourt'

GERANIUM phaeum 'Sericourt'

Emerging foliage is golden-yellow in spring, then maroon flowers April-July. Lovely, even in dry shade!

NEW 50cm £4.50

ARUM italicum ssp. italicum 'Marmoratum'

Arrow-shaped cream-veined leaves in autumn. White-yellow spathes early summer. Shade.

AGM 45cm £5.00

ARUM italicum ssp. italicum 'Marmoratum'
ASTRANTIA major 'Jitse'

ASTRANTIA major 'Jitse'

New selection, with green-centred white flowers edged with ruby-red, May-August.

50cm £5.00

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Tilo'

Small pink flowers.

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Tilo'
ANEMONE apennina var. albiflora

ANEMONE apennina var. albiflora

Narrow fingered leaves with multi-petalled, blue-backed white flowers in spring.

20cm £4.50

GEUM 'Poco'

Upright purplish stems bear yellow-apricot flowers.

45cm £5.00

GEUM 'Poco'
ACANTHUS spinosus 'Royal Haughty'

ACANTHUS spinosus 'Royal Haughty'

Pale mauve flowers July-September and deeply cut leaves.

NEW 1.20m £5.00

GEUM 'Mai Tai'

Ruffled burgundy buds open to reveal pale peach flowers flushed with rose-pink, through spring and summer. My current favourite.

45cm £5.00

GEUM 'Mai Tai'
ASTRANTIA major 'Sunningdale Variegated'

ASTRANTIA major 'Sunningdale Variegated'

Leaves are splashed with cream. Keep dead-heading to prolong the variegation into summer.

AGM 45cm £5.00

ANEMONE ranunculoides laciniata

Large yellow nodding flowers March-May. Increases quickly, not a thug!

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE ranunculoides laciniata
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Lychette'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Lychette'

Large open flat white flowers on maroon-tinted stems.

15cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Cedric's Pink'

Pink flowers.

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Cedric's Pink'

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