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Moisture Loving Plants

This selection of plants thrive in a moisture retentive soil.  Some will need a moist but well drained soil and prefer not to be waterlogged whilst others thrive in boggy areas of the the garden.

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Anemone multfida

Anemone multfida

(windflower)

Spring flowering white flowers with a yellow centre which leave fluffy seed heads after flowering. Leaves are silver green fern like foliage.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full shade or part shade
  • Soil: sand / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: late spring /early summer
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.3 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.00

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Anemone nemerosa 'Westwell Pink'

Anemone nemerosa 'Westwell Pink'

(wood anemone 'Westwell Pink')

A rhizomatous perennial with palmate divided leaves creating delicate ground cover. Flowers start off white then blush pink.

  • Position: Moist but well drained - part shade
  • Soil: chalk / sand / loam
  • Flowering Period: March - April
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: March-October

£5.00

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Angelica archangelica

Angelica archangelica

(angelica)

Large umbel yellow flowers are produced on tall stems with palmately divided green leaves. Perennial plant and great architectural plant.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or part shade
  • Soil: chalk / clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 1.5 - 2 m
  • Spread: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.50

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Aruncus dioicus

Aruncus dioicus

(goats beard)

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or part shade
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: Late summer / early autumn
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.50

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Astilbe 'Sprite'

Astilbe 'Sprite'

A lovely dwarf Astilbe up to 25 cm in height. Dark green divided leaves with panicles of light pink flowers.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or part shade
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: Late summer / early autumn
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.3 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£6.00

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Astilbe 'Weisse Gloria'

Astilbe 'Weisse Gloria'

Dark green divided foliage with open sprays of fluffy white flowers. Height around 70cm tall

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or part shade
  • Soil: clay / loam
  • Flowering Period: summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.50

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Astilbe 'Willie Buchanan'

Astilbe 'Willie Buchanan'

A dwarf astilbe with red tinted finely divided foliage and plumes of white flowers with red stamens.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: loam
  • Flowering Period: summer - autumn
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£6.00

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Bergenia 'Ice Queen'

Bergenia 'Ice Queen'

Clump forming rhizomatous perennial with bright green leaves that turn red at the edges in the winter. Clusters of green flowers appear in the spring.

  • Position: Moist but well drained soil - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: clay / loam / chalk / sand
  • Flowering Period: spring - summer
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Dispatch period: March-October

£5.50

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Caltha palustris

Caltha palustris

(Marsh Marigold)

A rhizomatous herbaceous perennial with deep green rounded leaves and bright cup-shaped yellow flowers. A sunny, cheery spring addition.

  • Position: Marginal or moisture retentive - full sun
  • Soil: Loam
  • Flowering Period: Spring to early Summer
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in water up to 10 cm deep or planted into soil along the waters edge. Would also grow in a boggy/moist area of the garden.
  • Dispatch period: March- September

£4.50

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Caltha palustris var. palustris 'Plena'

Caltha palustris var. palustris 'Plena'

(swamp marsh marigold 'Plena')

Double flowers of brilliant golden yellow with dark glossy green leaves.

  • Position: Marginal or moisture retentive - full sun
  • Soil: loam
  • Flowering Period: spring - summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Planting Depth: Can be submerged in water up to 10 cm or planted in soil along the waters edge. Would also grow in a boggy/moist area of the garden.
  • Dispatch period: March-October

£6.00

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