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Arisarum probosideum

$8.00

(Mouse plant). 20 cms. Very popular with children! Cute little low growing plant with deep green, glossy, arrowhead leaves and long-tailed, brown and white flowers that suggest mice doing handstands in the greenery. Forms a low patch under trees in spring, goes dormant in hot weather. Often autumn to winter dormant.

Aruncus aesthusifolius

$9.00

Height to 30 cms. Dwarf variety. Fern-like leaves and astilbe-like plumes of tiny, creamy white flowers late spring. Sun or part shade. Moist soil. Winter dormant.

Aruncus dioicus

$10.00

NEEDS COLLECTED NOVEMBER ONWARDS WHEN TALL. (Goats Beard). To 1.5 metres. Many dramatic plumes composed of tiny, white flowers in autumn. Light shade and moist soil-needs moisture over summer. Ideal for light shade and by water. Winter dormant.

Astilbe 'Montgomery'

$9.00

Height to 75 cms. Compact variety with dramatic scarlet-red plumes. Bronze-green, glossy foliage. Excellent cut flower. Moist but well-drained soil in part shade. Winter dormant.

Brunnera macrophylla

$10.00

To 45 cms in height. Low maintenance with long lasting sprays of bright blue flowers. Although it is a slow grower, the green leaved species will eventually spread by creeping rhizomes and self-seeding to form a thick and nice ground cover. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in part shade. Prefers consistently moist, organically rich soild in shady areas. Winter dormant.


Centaurea dealbata - dark pink

$10.00

Height to 60 cms. Very pretty dark pink flowers over divided foliage. Sun or part shade. Tolerates drier conditions. Attracts bees and butterflies. Winter dormant.