Epimediums mixed – may include pink/red, creamy lemon, yellow, or autumn tonings. Useful ground covers for dry shade as ground covers. Height to 35 cms. Foliage often takes on autumn tonings later in the season.
Choice woodland plants to 55 cms. Divided, ferny foliage. Slender, elegant spikes bear nodding, opalescent flowers that are white with ametheyst/violet. Humus-rich, semi-shaded, moist but well drained soil. Winter dormant.
To 20 cms. Flowers July to early August at about the same time as snowdrops. Ideal for lightly wooded or shrubby area, not under evergreens. Humous rich soil that is moist from winter to early spring. Take care when planting as its hard to tell top from bottom. Dormant autumn to early winter.
(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 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.