Foliage

Hosta 'Kiwiskyscraper'

$15.00

To 1 metre. Outstanding variety with rich blue-green, thick foliage in a distinctly upright large mound. Lavender flowers in mid-summer. Great as a background or specimen plant for part/full shade, moist rich soil. 1 to 2 litre pots. Winter dormant.

Ligularia Reniformis

$12.00

(Tractor Seat). To 1 metre. Bog plant. Huge kidney-shaped, glossy green leaves, like the tractor seats of old. Excellent foliage plant-good landscape plant. Stems of yellow flowered daisies in summer. Lovely for moist, shady gardens and on edge of ponds.

Podophyllum emodi (May Apple)

$9.00

(May Apple). To 30 cms. Trillium like mottled leaves that are deeply lobed. White/pink flowers followed by a large red tomato-like fruit. Moist peaty soil and part to full shade. Part shade. Winter dormant.

Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

$39.00

RARE SPECIMEN PLANT. 1.5 litre pots. To 45 cms. An exotic hybrid with huge, lobed umbrella shaped leaves which are splashed and spotted. Unusual maroon red flowers are followed by fleshy fruits (May apples). Woodland, rich moist soil. Full shade. Mainly winter dormant, may retain some leaves if given more protection.

Primula sieboldii Bright Pink

$9.00

Unnamed with bright pink flowers in spring. About 20 cms in height and summer dormant. Leaves are pale green, wrinkled and covered in short hairs. The pretty flowers are often fringed. Part shade. Light woodland. Summer dormant.

Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitts Double'

$11.00

1 - 2 metres. One of the showiest of the meadow rues. From mid-summer to autumn, tight pompom-like clusters of lilac-mauve sepals on purple tinted stems and delicately textured foliage. Back of border plant - best staked. Suits near streams, borders, wild/woodland gardens. Part shade, moist soil. Winter dormant.