'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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ANGELICA 'Ebony'

ANGELICA 'Ebony'

Stunning purple-black pinnate foliage, and dark purple buds open to rounded umbels of pink flowers August-October. Deep moist soil in sun to part shade.

NEW 1.00m £5.00

GERANIUM nodosum 'Tony's Talisman'

Pinky-purple flowers with darker veins, in summer.

30cm £5.00

GERANIUM nodosum 'Tony's Talisman'
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Cedric's Pink'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Cedric's Pink'

Pink flowers.

10cm £5.00

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Barrister'

Many creamy-white flowers with green tips. Flowers all summer.

75cm £5.00

ASTRANTIA major ssp. involucrata 'Barrister'
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

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'

Variegated margins to the leaves when established.

30cm £5.00

CONVALLARIA majalis 'Haldon Grange'
POLYGONATUM verticillatum 'Himalayan Giant'

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

ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Betty Blake'

Lovely double pale green flowers.

15cm £7.50

ANEMONELLA thalictroides 'Betty Blake'
PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

PHLOX paniculata 'The King'

Deep blue-purple scented flowers.

90cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata var. alba

White flowers on tall stems, July-August.

1.20m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata var. alba
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

TRICYRTIS 'Empress'

Exquisite purple-spotted white flowers in autumn, larger and more showy than others. Shade.

75cm £5.00

TRICYRTIS 'Empress'
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Virescens'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Virescens'

A novelty! Finely cut green bracts and no petals.

AGM 20cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus

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

AGM 90cm £5.00

ACANTHUS spinosus
PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

PHLOX paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

Large, fragrant trusses of pearly lilac flowers.

90cm £5.00

ANEMONE flaccida

Low-growing anemone with white flowers - dappled shade.

10cm £5.00

ANEMONE flaccida

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