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Moist Shady Sites

22nd March 2018 | Planting Advice

Moist shady sites

Moist shady areas are damp areas of ground where there is very little light allowing the soil to dry out. This can often be where there is large walls and trees sheltering the ground. The plants below can with stand the wet of the ground but also cope with very little day light at the same time.

Plants for Moist shady sites

Trees: Acer (cappadocicum, Griseum, platanoides), Betula, Crataegus, Alnus, Betula (pendula, Nigra), Cercidiohyllum, Populus, Quercus, Salix, Sorbus.

Shurbs: Camellia, Cornus, Eleagnus, Fothergilla, Fatsia, Ferns, Gaultheria, Hamamelis, Hedera, Hydrangea, Ligustrum, Osmanthus, Pachysandra, Pieris, Prunus, Rhododendron, Rubus, Salix, Sambucus, Sarcococca, Skimmia, Spriaea, Viburnum, Vinca.

Perennials: Alchemilla, Astilbe, Caltha, Gunnera, Helleborus, Hosta, Monarda, Persicaria, Polygonatum, Trollius.

 

Fatsia Japonica

Cercidiphyllum

Helleborus

 

 

Customer Comments


Just letting you know my heuchera Yellowstone Falls arrived safe and sound. Really pleased with the quality of the plant and that it came very well packaged and sealed. It is now planted up where it will have pride of place trailing over the sides of a tall, antique chimney pot. A big thank you to all staff at Mclarens.

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