Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson'

primula

9cm pot
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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: moist, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Flower colour: reddish-purple
  • Other features: spoon-shaped, mid-green leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Attractive tiers of deep reddish-purple flowers appear on stout, upright stems in late spring and early summer. We think this striking candelabra primula is one of the best forms currently available. It will thrive in the dappled shade of a woodland garden where there is reliable moisture and for maximum impact, should be planted in generous drifts.

  • Garden care: Divide large clumps after the plant has flowered, preferably during a wet spell.

Geranium wallichianum 'Havana Blues'

geranium

Good contrast between flowers and foliage

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Blechnum spicant

hard fern , deer fern

Evergreen fern for acid soil

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Hosta 'Devon Green'

plantain lily

A much sought-after variety

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Astrantia major 'Rubra'

masterwort

Gorgeous plum-coloured flowers

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Rosette plants in the autumn garden

Rosettes shine against the bare soil, whether it’s verbascums pulmonarias, orprimroses. Given a tidy in the autumn they will make this time of year look fresher. Pulmonarias will have plenty of time to settle in if planted in the autumn, and the apple-

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