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Re: Suggestion for full shade plant

Message from ELAINE HUTSON

In forum: General

First you have to add a lot of compost, I use my mower and grind all the leaves of the trees in Fall and throw it on the beds, you do this year after year and you will create a half decent place to plant. Cherry trees have quite a few surface roots, so what you have is dry shade, start with small plants and plant in Fall.
For shrubs, nothing tolerates those conditions better than aucuba picturata has yellow leaves, and if you have a male close by it produces lovely red berries in Jan. choisya aztec pearl is another evergreen shrub with lovely white flowers in spring.
For bulbs, hardy cyclamen and erythronium, for ground covers lamium sliver beacon, for perennials any of the white and green hostas, brunnera Jack frost, liriope silver dragon, I believe, polygonatum hybridum, there is a variegated variety, geranium phaeum 'Margery fish, and try anemone hybridum Honorine Jobert, try kerengeshoma palmatum. With the perennials, it will take some effort to get them established.
Good luck.

  • Posted: Tue. 20th August 2013 21:52

Re: please help identify

Message from ELAINE HUTSON

In forum: Identify a plant

Is it an ivy geranium or pelagornium?, its leaves look like geranium phaeum 'Sambor' but it seems to be trailing which sambor does not do, it spreads from a clump.

  • Posted: Mon. 15th July 2013 17:22

Re: Only easy if you known the answer...

Message from Carol

In forum: Identify a plant

Starting points for a few of them.... 1: hydrangea (oakleaf? lacecap), 9: Geranium phaeum (samobor?) 14; another hardy geranium - easier to identify in flower, 15 Weigela? (several of the variegated ones before this reminded me of Weigela or Deutzia), 16: Spiraea?, 17: Hibiscus? (they certainly come into leaf late), 19; hardy geranium (sanguinem), 23: Heuchera, 24: Centaurea montana, 25: Peony - only identifiable further in flower, 26: Another cranesbill geranium (not familiar), 29: Iris (only identifiable in flower).

  • Posted: Sun. 1st May 2011 16:37

This plant is featured at Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Comment from Nicola

In forum: Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'

Geranium phaeum 'Samobor' (Dusky cranesbill 'Samobor') has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009.

  • Posted: Fri. 15th May 2009 10:09

See Chelsea 2008 Show Gardens

Comment from Nicola

In forum: Events & Gardens to visit


Hi all - we have now uploaded the plant lists of the major show gardens for Chelsea Flower Show 2008 . Please look for 'event gardens' in the links at the top. We will continue to update this area adding images of the actual gardens once built.

Some plants are going to be used in a across the 2008 show gardens. These include: Soleirolia soleirollii, Alchemilla mollis, Hakonechloa macra, Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light', Astrantia major subsp. involucrata 'Shaggy', Buxus sempervirens

Unusual plants will include: Nothofagus antarctica, Drimys lanceolata, Paris polyphylla, Dracunculus vulgaris, Anigozanthus, Xanthorrhoea

Star plants that we like a lot include: Geranium 'Lily Lovell', Iris chrysographes, Allium stipitatum 'Mount Everest', Geranium phaeum 'Album', Gardenia jasminoides, Iris sibirica 'White Swirl'

Which ones do you like? Are you going to visit this year?

  • Posted: Thu. 8th May 2008 19:54