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Plants which prefer to be protected from direct sunlight for part if not all of the day. Protected from wind together with damp soil.
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Waldsteinia ternata

A beautiful and valuable evergreen carpeter which will flourish in sun or shade, spreading its dark-lobed, glossy green leaves, to contrast with sprays of bright yellow strawberry flowers in spring.

Fritillaria meleagris

The well-known Snakeshead Fritillary. Slender stems bearing narrow, grey-green leaves carry large, bell-shaped flowers with square ‘shoulders’, varying in colour from white through pink to dark brooding purple, marked with distinctive chequering.

Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana'

Think this is almost certainly what I bought at Beetham in spring 2015 to put in a small turquoise pot. The flowers are slightly bluer purple than suggested here. Planted out autumn 2016 in spring bed.

Astilbe ‘Drum and Bass’

Garden Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This midsized selection has fluffy plumes in a bright-pink shade, over a mound of ele.

Tanacetum parthenium 'Aureum'

Tanacetum parthenium 'Aureum'

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