Foliage

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. 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. 1.5 litre. 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.

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 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.

Disporopsis omeiensis

$9.00

To 45 cms. Evergreen, resembling a Solomon’s Seal, but with snakes-skin patterns on the stem. Dark green foliage. Pendulous lemon-scented, pale greenish-yellow flowers early summer. Ground cover. Semi-shade, moist and well drained soil.