Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightening’

Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightening’

Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightening’ (‘Pink Lightening’ carpet bugle)   Growth: spreading/mat-forming groundcover for shade border or woodland garden. Prefers moist soil. Characteristics: Vigorous, spreads by shallow runners. Colours: Pretty, mint-green foliage with...
Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)

Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)

Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)   Growth:  shallow woody rhizomes, clump forming, self-seeding Characteristics: good woodland ground cover, drought tolerant, long lasting when cut Leaves: attractive foliage, soft and pale green, which captures “teardrops” when...
Anenome canadensis (Canada white anemone)

Anenome canadensis (Canada white anemone)

Anenome canadensis (Canada white anemone)   Growth: Rhizomatous, tuberous rootstocks Characteristics:  spreading, groundcover Leaves:  light green, long, toothed leaves, hairy beneath Colours:  buttercup shaped white flowers with yellow centres Size:  Height...
Armeria maritima ‘Splendens’ (Seathrift)

Armeria maritima ‘Splendens’ (Seathrift)

Armeria maritima ‘Splendens’ (Seathrift) Growth: Dense, mounded tuft. Grow in full sun, as a front edger in the perennial border, or in a rock or alpine garden. Prefers dry, infertile soils. Characteristics: Attracts bees and butterflies. Deer resistant. Clumps spread...
Asarum canadense (Canada wild ginger)

Asarum canadense (Canada wild ginger)

Asarum canadense (Canada wild ginger) Growth: Low, colony-forming, spreading by rhizome. This native perennial herb is a natural groundcover in woodlands and in shaded landscapes. Prefers moist, humus-rich, acidic soils in part to full shade.  Characteristics: Each...