Pulmonaria angustifolia


Low growing with pretty blue flowers late winter to spring, at about the same time as Snowdrops and Eranthis. Ground cover that suits part or full shade.

Pyrethrum Double White


To 90 cms in height. Impressive with lovely double white flowers in summer. Best in light shade. Winter dormant.

Reineckia carneo


Height to 20 cms. Evergreen ground cover for open woodland or around shrubs. Moist shade. Light pink flowers followed by red berries. Glossy rich foliage.

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.

Tricyrtis formosana variegata


(Toad Lily). Unique and easy, hardy perennial for shady areas. Leafy, arching stems produce a fall display of bizarre star-shaped flowers in autumn, excellent for cutting. Soft lavender-pink flowers, heavily spotted in rose-purple. Variegated leaves. Winter dormant.

Tricyrtis latifolia


Rarer plant  -lovely. (Toad Lily). To 60 cms. Mid- green leaves. Small, lily-like, creamy yellow flowers with heavy purple spotting late summer. Shade. Goes dormant early. May be autumn to winter dormant.