COLLECT SEPTEMBER ONWARDS.To 1.5 metres. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils . Grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. Moist soil. Winter dormant.
To 80 cms. Ferny appearance with small, white flufffy flowers in spring. In summer there follows bright red, shiny berries (not to be eaten), held on slender green leaves. Woodland or shaded garden. Cool and moist soil. Winter dormant
To 75 cms. RARE and popular sell-out variety. Racemes of purple lipped, yellow flowers in summer. The leaves are large, deep-green, ovate or trianagular-ovate, deeply wrinkled and slightly hairy. Well-drained soil, sun. Winter dormant.
(Bloodroot). Rare and seldom available, never enough of this plant. 15-30 cms. The single bloodroot leaf and double flower each rise on a separate stem, and at first the leaf completely enwraps the flower bud. The clear, white, many-petalled blossom may open before the leaf has completely unwrapped. The leaves are large, round and deeply cleft. On a smooth stalk a solitary double-white, grows beside a lobed basal leaf that often curls around the stalk. The flower opens in full sun and closes at night. Winter dormant.
To 60 cms. Rare – a creeping perennial plant, with light green leaves and unusual, pale yellow and brownish red flowers. Suits partial shade, moist soil. Good for woodland areas and perennial borders. Winter dormant.