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Paeonia mlokosewitschii

A rare and special plant. You'll wait for the flowers! The leaves alone are worth growing this plant for - pink tinged, rounded spoons that offer up delicate, butterfly wing flowers.

Helleborus argutifolius (corsicus)

Helleborus argutifolius (corsicus) Not showy but the pale green flowers are fresh in early spring and its handsome evergreen leaves offer ground cover at ht as well as useful background to other planting.

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Sissinghurst White'

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Sissinghurst White' - cloture maison section

Kirengeshoma palmata

Needs humus-fed, lime-free soil in semi-shade among ferns and hostas. From late summer to autumn, heavy clusters of fat swelling buds open shuttlecock-shap

Aruncus dioicus

Forms a large clump of elegant light green foliage above which rise great, creamy plumes of tiny flowers in mid-summer. Needs rich soil.

Lysimachia ephemerum

Curiously grey narrow leaves ascend erect slender stems, topped with spires of close-set small white flowers, longlasting.

Actaea matsumurae 'White Pearl'

For a cool shady place, not dry. These develop into a most desirable lime-green seedhead.

Ligularia 'Gregynog Gold'

Most noble feature plant for damp soil or waterside. Forms mounds of large heart-shaped leaves above which tower great clustered spikes of rich yellow daisy-flowers. Mid to late summer.

Aconitum 'Ivorine'

Exquisite plant for cool conditions. Branching stems closely set with ivory-white hooded flowers.

Easy Summer Flowering Shade Plants.

Gillenia trifoliata AGM, to partial to full shade, flowers June and July. Berries and coloured foliage in Autumn. Needs well-drained spot.