'A Selection of Waterside Plants' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Waterside Plants

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SUCCISA pratensis

SUCCISA pratensis

Unusual perennial found in boggy grasslands. Low-growing rosette of leaves and small violet pincushion flowers midsummer. A good cottage garden plant.

30cm £5.00

TRADESCANTIA 'Concord Grape'

Long grey-green leaves, lovely violet flowers from May-July, then September-October.

60cm £5.00

TRADESCANTIA 'Concord Grape'
EQUISETUM 'Bandit'

EQUISETUM 'Bandit'

Less robust than the standard horsetail, has eyecatching yellow stripes across the stems. Still safer in a container!

45cm £5.00

BRUNNERA macrophylla 'Mr Morse'

Similar white marbled leaves to 'Jack Frost' but with white flowers.

PBR 30cm £5.00

BRUNNERA macrophylla 'Mr Morse'
LIGULARIA dentata 'Osiris Fantasie'

LIGULARIA dentata 'Osiris Fantasie'

Serrated purple-backed bronze foliage, yellow flowers July-August. Moist soil in part shade.

50cm £5.00

RODGERSIA pinnata 'Superba'

Bright pink flowers on dark red stems July-September, above dark green foliage. Loves moisture, even edge of pond.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

RODGERSIA pinnata 'Superba'
IRIS x robusta 'Dark Aura'

IRIS x robusta 'Dark Aura'

Purple flowers on purple stems and leaf bases, May-June. Can plant in wet mud or up to 3 inches of water over soil.

AGM 90cm £5.00

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

Long black stems and dramatic toothed foliage. Slender racemes of yellow flowers July-August. Moist soil in sun.

AGM 1.80m £5.00

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'
EQUISETUM hyemale

EQUISETUM hyemale

A fast-growing horsetail with black horizontal stripes to evergreen upright leaves. A good pondside plant, but will colonise if not constrained!

1.20m £5.00

ARUNDO donax

Giant reed, growing up to 10ft high! Grey-green leaves. Needs a warm spot in moist soil.

3.00m £7.50

ARUNDO donax
TRADESCANTIA 'Blue Stone'

TRADESCANTIA 'Blue Stone'

Beautiful large blue flowers over a long season.

30cm £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum

An enthusiastic creeping plant, described by Bleddyn Wynn-Jones as 'a must-have plant when in flower - it's positively obscene!'. Bergenia-like foliage, sends out long runners, and in early spring bears greenish flowers. Very quirky, great in moist shade.

NEW 20cm £5.00

CHRYSOSPLENUM macrophyllum

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