Plants For Shady Areas

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Hosta 'Purple Sensation'

Hostas are well known for being the ideal plant for growing in damp shady areas, so why not have one that will brighten up the area with its outstanding blooms. Hosta 'Purple Sensation' has spectacular lilac-purple flowers in late summer that also…  More Info

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Dodecatheon meadia

…a cool, shady spot where it will add a splash of colour to spring planting schemes. By midsummer, the rosettes of foliage begin to die back and the plant enters a summer resting period before reappearing the following spring. Perfect for damp borders,…  More Info

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Shuttlecock Fern

…ponds. Growing best in moist shady areas, this large fern, also known as the ostrich fern, is superb for tricky damp areas of the garden and is incredibly low-maintenance. Slowly spreading by underground rhizomes, Matteuccia struthiopteris is also a good…  More Info

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Astilbe x arendsii 'Look at Me'

…attract attention in shady parts of the garden, where many other plants do not grow well. It is a great option for damp and shady positions, and in the early summer months will produce powder pink feathery plumes on red stems. Astilbes can also be   More Info

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Meconopsis baileyi 'Hensol Violet'

…of red, make a stunning addition planted in groups in shady borders and woodland areas. This 'collectors plant' still surprises countless poppy-lovers who have never seen this unusual perennial before. Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Hensol Violet' is so named…  More Info

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Hosta 'Sum and Substance'

…which make a good backdrop for tall stems bearing pale lilac flowers which appear in July. This is the Hosta for a shady courtyard or border, where it makes a bold statement. It looks good with ferns and provides really effective ground cover in areas  More Info

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Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans

Hostas are the 'go to' plant for shady borders or in pots on shaded patios. Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans is a worthy RHS Award of Garden Merit holder due to it's many features. The Giant Blue Hosta has ridged blue/green foliage which forms a backdrop to the pale…  More Info

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