Best Online Nursery for Woodland Plants


A recent article (September 2107) in the Telegraph listed the best online nursery sites, we were very flattered to be listed as the Best Woodland Plant Type and in the top 20 of the best online nurseries.
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December 2015 - Gardens Illustrated Special Edition - We were delighted to be included in Val Bourne's 20 Best Nurseries List where she comments "A full range of shade-loving perennials, grasses and ferns grown by an expert plantsman. Lots of information on the website and the best packed mail order I have ever seen."


August 2018 - Gardens Illustrated - 50 Best Plant Nurseries - We were thrilled to be listed once again.
"A full range of shade-loving perennials, grasses and ferns grown by expert plantsman. Lots of information, including dry shade plants, on the website and the best packed mail order ever.
Excellent mail order"

Best Selling Plants

Polystichum munitum AGM

Polystichum munitum AGM

5.95 (2 or fewer items) 5.50 (3 or more items)

The American sword fern. Well known and long cultivated in this country. Easy and very effective. Evergreen.
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Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

5.95 (2 or fewer items) 5.50 (3 or more items)

A fine divisilobum form of the soft shield fern. A beautiful, elegant form of this easy very tolerant fern even of dry soils. Makes a very good subject for a container.
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Dryopteris wallichiana AGM

Dryopteris wallichiana AGM

6.40 (2 or fewer items) 5.95 (3 or more items)

A most magnificent fern from the Himalayas and Japan, although named after the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich. The young unfolding fronds are a golden green in the Spring contrasting well with the hairy black midrib and stems. Needs moist conditions though not boggy and avoid dry alkaline soils. Evergreen.
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Gillenia trifoliata AGM

Gillenia trifoliata AGM

5.95 (2 or fewer items) 5.50 (3 or more items)

A plant that has become increasingly popular as gardeners recognise its quiet beauty. White star flowers that have a fluttering butterfly quality about them, reddish stems and calyxs, followed by berries and coloured foliage in Autumn. A semi-shaded well drained spot will have this flowering most of the Summer. Use to the front of a shade border to fully appreciate its beauty. A rhizomatous perennial, that is gradually clump forming.
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Cyclamen coum AGM

Cyclamen coum AGM

4.50 (2 or fewer items) 4.20 (3 or more items)

{About} For naturalizing, mixed batch of white or pink, a good variety of leaf forms and great value for money.
Home UK seed raised from the best parents, giving fantastic, healthy plants. Jewel like flowers over gorgeous deep green or marbled leaves.
{Cultivation}Flowering January to March
Dormant May to October.
Plant at 15-20 cm centres
Best planted in semi shade at the same depth as in the pots.

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Cyrtomium fortunei AGM

Cyrtomium fortunei AGM

5.95 (2 or fewer items) 5.50 (3 or more items)

The hardiest species with pointed glossy pinnae on fronds. Named after Robert Fortune the plant hunter.
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