Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’ (Bugbane)

Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’ (Bugbane)

Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’ (Bugbane) Growth: Upright, clump-forming, bushy, with tall flowering stems. Quickly matures in height but is slower to form a large clump. In warmer climates, this plant will grow in full shade, however in zone 3 gardens I...
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 erythropoda (Dwarf Lady’s mantle)

Alchemilla erythropoda (Dwarf Lady’s mantle)

Alchemilla erythropoda (Dwarf Lady’s mantle)   Growth:  Compact, clump-forming, mounding Characteristics: Good woodland specimen or front border plant.  Prefers part sun and medium to moist soil. Colours: Bluish green, hairy leaves. Many tiny, frothy chartreuse...
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...