Foliage

Hosta 'Kiwiskyscraper'

$12.00

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. 1.5 to 2 litre pots. Winter dormant.

Ligularia Reniformis

$9.00

(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.

Maimanthemum racemosum

$8.00

Formerly Smilacina racemosa. (False Solomon's Seal). To 90 cms. Veined, arching, mid-green leaves and plumes of feathery creamy white flowers from spring to mid summer, followed by red berries. Part shade. Suits a woodland garden. Winter dormant.

Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'

$10.00

Height to 20 cms. Slow growing but excellent for under trees or shady sites. Foliage is green with a creamy-white edge. Spikes of white flowers in spring. Ground cover.

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.