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Roscoea

Roscoea

Exotic looking plants with stunning flowers. We have what may be considered an extreme number of Roscoea, but we have grown them outside for a number of years and find we can have different species in flower from April to October, something very few other woodland genera can offer. We find them easy in a shady spot with a moist but not boggy soil. Plant deeply and avoid keeping them in pots overwinter. They can bea little slow to reappear in Spring.
Saxifraga

Saxifraga

Silene

Silene

Smilacina

Smilacina

Speirantha

Speirantha

Symphytum

Symphytum

Synthyris

Synthyris

Tellima

Tellima

Uvularia

Uvularia

Vancouveria

Vancouveria

Vinca

Vinca

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Ypsilandra

Ypsilandra

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Dryopteris erythrosora AGM

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Adiantum pedatum AGM

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A pure white strain of this tough easy woodland Cyclamen, very hardy. Looks stunning in the Autumn as a mass underplant.
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Cyclamen hederifolium if very easy to grow in any well drained shaded spot and is one of the most tolerant of the driest dry shade. Plant at 20cm centres and at the same depth as the pots.
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