The Plant list

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Our choice of five 1-2 litre hardy perennials that will tolerate a dry shady position inlcuding troublesome areas under trees or hedges. The collection comprises of – Bergenia – Elephants ears. A robust and evergreen plant with magenta, pink or white flowers in the spring. Epimedium – Thrives in dry shade and great for ground cover. Red/green toothed foliage that bares fairy like flowers in whites, yellows and pinks. Tiarella – a similar plant to the Heuchera in shape and form but more tolerant of dry conditions. Green/pink foliage with spires of star shaped flowers for long periods. Vinca – a form of the native periwinkle and a great scrambler. Blue or white flowers in early spring. Geranium phaeum – cultivated forms of the mourning widow that are less invasive. Very early flowering.


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Plant Details: COURSES Lectures


Variety: Lectures

Family: Cruciferae

Origin: Caucasus

Flower colour: White

Flower month: Jul

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Moist, Dry Soil, Neutral, Alkaline, Acid, Gravel Garden

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 200

Spread: 80

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Elegant

Flower style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green

Seed month: Sep

Seed colour: Black, Brown

Self: NO

Container: None

Naturalising: YES

Winter grow conditions: C

Compost: P

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Michael Loftus rating 10/10

Special uses: Marine

Pot Size: 0

Mail Order Details

We aim to despatch our container grown stock within 4 working days & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.

We advise you contact the nursery regarding availability should you have any concerns. Or Click Here to find out more about our mail order plants.

Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.