'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 'Dee Day'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Dee Day'

Good lavender-blue flowers.

20cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Westwell Pink'

Flowers open white, then turn bright pink.

10cm £4.50

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Westwell Pink'
PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Hesperis'

Upright sturdy stems carry large pyramidal heads of scented lilac-pink flowers.

90cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland Roundleaf'

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

80cm £5.00

POLYGONATUM odoratum 'Ussuriland Roundleaf'
TRILLIUM grandiflorum white-flowered

TRILLIUM grandiflorum white-flowered

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

40cm £5.00

DISPORUM longistylum 'Night Heron'

Dramatic plant for a shady spot, the young shoots emerge dusky-purple in spring, then later turn green. Tall, arching stems bear white pendulous bells. Rich soil in shade. Not many, so come early!

1.20m £6.50

DISPORUM longistylum 'Night Heron'
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Viridiflora'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Viridiflora'

Unique ferny green flowers speckled with white.

20cm £4.50

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

STYLOPHORUM diphyllum
GEUM 'Prinses Juliana'

GEUM 'Prinses Juliana'

Semi-double bright orange flowers.

45cm £5.00

SANGUINARIA canadensis f. multiplex 'Plena'

Beautiful pure white double flowers in spring, then grey-green leaves until late summer when it disappear. Makes a colony of plants, ideal in a shady woodland area. Very special.

AGM NEW 15cm £7.50

SANGUINARIA canadensis f. multiplex 'Plena'
ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'

ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'

Dark bronze leaves and very fragrant white flowers. Elegant and well-behaved.

1.20m £5.00

ACTAEA 'Chocoholic'

A new variety with almost black foliage and spikes of pale pink fragrant flowers late summer to autumn. Moist soil in part shade.

75cm £5.00

ACTAEA 'Chocoholic'
ANEMONE nemorosa 'Bowles Purple'

ANEMONE nemorosa 'Bowles Purple'

Purple flowers, darker than 'Robinsoniana', with darker backs.

15cm £4.50

ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'

Lovely near-black foliage, white flower spikes July-September. Shade.

90cm £5.00

ACTAEA simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Black Negligee'
ASTRANTIA major 'Can Candy'

ASTRANTIA major 'Can Candy'

Unique flowers, dark red backs, silver upper face. Repeat flowers, sturdy, not too tall. New introduction from Trevor Edwards.

60cm £5.00

GEUM 'Abendsonne'

Soft orange flowers with a darker orange flash.

15cm £5.00

GEUM 'Abendsonne'

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