Foliage

Peltiphyllum peltata

$9.00

(Darmera peltata). To 1.3 metres. Rounded cymes of numerous 5-petalled pink flowers late spring followed by large rounded leaves. Rounded, deeply lobed, coarsely toothed, dark green leaves with conspicuous veins to 60 cms across, that turn red in autumn. Slowly spreading, perennial, suits some shade. 1 litre pots - winter dormant.

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.

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.

Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash'

$9.00

Low growing ground cover. Beautiful dusky raspberry-coral flowers in early spring. The foliage is strongly silver-marked, sharply pointed and upright. Medium moisture, well-drained soil in part to full shade. Winter dormant.

Rodgersia pinnata 'superba'

$10.00

To 1 metre. Rare specimen plant. The bold, divided leaves often take on a bronze caste when they first emerge in spring. Large airy plumes of creamy to deep-pink flowers appear in early to mid-summer, and these are useful for cutting or even drying. With its bold, divided leaves this forms an exotic-looking clump that ads a unique foliage accent to amy moist border. Plants prefer a moist, dappled shade setting, but will grow in full sun at the waterside. Useful as a bold, architectural specimen plant. Water during dry weather. 1 litre pots - winter dormant.

Thalictrum dipterocarpum

$9.00

(Meadow Rue). To 1.3 metres. Sun to part shade.Lovely fern-like foliage and pretty lavender flowers with yellow anthers in summer. Upright form of growth but airier and less bushy than other varieties. Best staked. Winter dormant.