'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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ANEMONE nemorosa 'Celestial'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Celestial'

Large sky blue flowers.

15cm £4.50

GERANIUM nodosum 'Clos de Coudray'

Beautiful purple flowers with a white edge, May-September. Similar to 'Blueberry Ice', if we've sold out! Shade or sun.

25cm £5.00

GERANIUM nodosum 'Clos de Coudray'
ASTRANTIA 'Bloody Mary'

ASTRANTIA 'Bloody Mary'

Deep red flowers over summer with a silver-white centre. Part shade.

50cm £5.00

ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Dark Pink'

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

12cm £6.00

ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Dark Pink'
ASTRANTIA  'Roma'

ASTRANTIA 'Roma'

Beautiful silver-pink flowers over a long season.

AGM PBR 75cm £5.00

GERANIUM phaeum 'Lisa'

Bright yellow and white foliage all year, grey-purple flowers April-July. Eye-catching in a shady spot.

40cm £4.50

GERANIUM phaeum 'Lisa'
ADENOPHORA potaninii pale flowered

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

ACANTHUS spinosus 'Ferguson's Form'

White and purple flowers July-Oct. Dark, more divided leaves. National Collection Holder's favourite!

90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus 'Ferguson's Form'
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 'Wilks' White'

Single white flowers on taller stems.

25cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Wilks' White'
LYSIMACHIA barystachys 'Huntingbrook'

LYSIMACHIA barystachys 'Huntingbrook'

A choice cultivar found in China by Jimi Blake, with deep red stems topped with nodding white flowerheads late summer. Good in shade.

1.00m £5.00

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Dee Day'

Good lavender-blue flowers.

20cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Dee Day'
ARUM italicum 'Edward Dougal'

ARUM italicum 'Edward Dougal'

Bright markings on more rounded, smart foliage.

30cm £5.00

GALANTHUS 'Hippolyta'

Neat, double rounded blooms with concave outer segments.

10cm £8.50

GALANTHUS 'Hippolyta'
ANEMONELLA thalictroides f.rosea semi-double pink form

ANEMONELLA thalictroides f.rosea semi-double pink form

Delicate pale pink flowers March-May.

15cm £6.00

BRUNNERA macrophylla 'Alexander's Great'

Dramatically silvered leaves, much larger than B. 'Jack Frost', and makes a bigger plant. New variety, with blue forget-me-not flowers. Wow!

PBR 30cm £5.00

BRUNNERA macrophylla 'Alexander's Great'

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