'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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ARUNCUS 'Woldemar Meier'

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

PHLOX paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'

Not red, but a deeper pink than 'Hesperis'.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Reddish Hesperis'
PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

Large, fragrant trusses of pearly lilac flowers.

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

A robust form, with whorls of narrow leaves along tall stems, emerging purple-brown then green. Small pendulous purple-speckled white flowers, then red berries in autumn.

1.20m £5.00

POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'
STYLOPHORUM diphyllum

STYLOPHORUM diphyllum

Celandine Poppy, has blue-green lobed leaves, and from March-May, clusters of buttercup-like golden-yellow flowers. Lovely in part shade.

45cm £5.00

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Lucia AMH78.04

Lilac-blue flowers.

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Lucia AMH78.04
GEUM coccineum 'Werner Arends'

GEUM coccineum 'Werner Arends'

Rich orange flowers on short stems.

35cm £5.00

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Knightshayes Vestal'

Large, pure white, button-centred flowers, possibly the same as 'Vestal'?

15cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Knightshayes Vestal'
PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

PHLOX paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

Large, fragrant, violet-blue flowers from July-August. Good mildew-resistance.

75cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus

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

AGM 90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Allenii'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Allenii'

A lovely blue wood anemone, flowering April-May.

AGM 15cm £4.50

TRILLIUM grandiflorum white-flowered

Luminous white flowers with large broad petals, April-May. Brightens up a shady spot.

40cm £5.00

TRILLIUM grandiflorum white-flowered
GEUM 'Mai Tai'

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 'Tango Dream'

Bright orange single flowers.

30cm £5.00

GEUM 'Tango Dream'
GERANIUM nodosum 'Swish Purple'

GERANIUM nodosum 'Swish Purple'

Purple flowers with a paler centre. Will grow in dry shade.

30cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Mart's Blue'

Blue flowers.

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Mart's Blue'

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