Azorella trifurcata


Low growing, evergreen, ground cover forming a dense cushion/mat of small, glossy, dark green fingered leaves. Small clusters of yellow flowers in summer. Sun or part shade. Good drainage. Suits edging.

Dicentra cucullaria Pink


Height to 30 cms. Spring emergng fern-like leaves with arching stems carrying dusky pink blooms. Woodland ground cover. Winter dormant.

Rodgersia podophylla


60cms tall. Great architectural plant for moist, humus rich soil and some shade. Striking bronze coloured leaves in spring, going dark green through summer, then turning red in autumn. Masses of tiny creamy white flowers, sometimes flushed pink or red. 1 to 1.5 litre.

Corydalis lutea


Height 30 to 40 cms. Ground cover. Mounds of green ferny foliage. Beautiful golden yellow flowers for months. Very useful to use at the base of woody trees and shrubs. Part shade and good drainage. Winter dormant.

Polygonatum humile


Dwarf Solomon’s Seal. 15 to 30 cms in height. Easy to grow, dwarf variety. Green leaves on arching stems. Clusters of dangling, dainty, white bell flowers late spring. Excellent for cutting. Suitable for woodland garden. Usually turns bright golden-yellow at end of season. Winter dormant.

Hosta 'Crispula'


Height To 60 cms. Slower growing. Variegated green and creamy white leaves. Pale lavender flowers. Winter dormant.