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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 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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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

£5.00

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Astilbe chinensis var 'Pumila'

Astilbe chinensis var 'Pumila'

(dwarf Chinese astilbe)

A dwarf astilbe with divided deep green foliage and plumes of pink flowers with blue anthers.

  • 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

£5.50

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Bergenia 'Edens Magic Giant'

Bergenia 'Edens Magic Giant'

Impressive big, dark green leaves with a red underside turning burgundy over winter. Pale pink flowers rise above the foliage in spring.

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

£4.00

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Bergenia 'Sunningdale'

Bergenia 'Sunningdale'

Rhizomatous perennial with erect rounded leaves and a red underside. Red flower stems carry deep pink flowers. Leaves provide good autumn/winter colour.

  • 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

£4.00

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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

£4.00

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Caltha palustris var alba

Caltha palustris var alba

(white marsh marigold)

A rhizomatous herbaceous perennial with glossy green leaves, white flowers which appear in spring with bright yellow stamens.

  • Position: Marginal or moisture retentive - full sun
  • Soil: loam
  • Flowering Period: spring - summer
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be grown in water margins up to 10 cm deep or in soil along waters edge. Would also grow in a boggy/moist area of the garden.
  • Dispatch period: March-October

£5.00

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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

£5.50

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Caltha palustris var.palustris

Caltha palustris var.palustris

(swamp marsh marigold)

Marginal perennial with large green leaves and bright single cup shaped flowers. Often earlier flowering then other Calthas bright glossy and cheerful.

  • Position: Marginal - full sun
  • Soil: loam
  • Flowering Period: March - April
  • Height: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Planting Depth: Can be grown in either wet, boggy soil or along water margins.
  • Dispatch period: April-October

£5.00

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Chaerophyllum hirsutum ‘Roseum’

Chaerophyllum hirsutum ‘Roseum’

(Hairy chervil ‘roseum’)

Tap rooted perennial with fine ferny foliage bearing an apple scent and umbels of small white/pink flowers.

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: Loam/chalk
  • Flowering Period: Early summer
  • Height: 0.5 - 1 metre
  • Spread: 0.1 - 0.5 metres
  • Dispatch period: March – October

£6.00

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