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For Shade and Ground Cover

For Shade and Ground Cover

All of these plants will do very well in part or full shade, and in moist but well-drained soil.
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    Alchemilla mollis

    This acid-green, fluffy-flowered plant is one of the best ever foliage plants for the garden and vase. Cut it back after its first flowering and feed with Comfrey (dilute our pellets to make a solution). It will flower again in late summer.

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    Acanthus mollis 'Rue Ledan'

    A rare form of evergreen acanthus with pure white flowers on silvery-green spires. Extremely elegant, bright and ghostly and invaluable for thriving in a north facing border.

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    Helleborus × 'Anna's Red' (Rodney Davey Marbled Group)

    A newly bred hellebore in the richest crimson which flowers for the whole of spring and cuts brilliantly. Just sear stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds. Unusually, for a hellebore this colour, that treatment works really well.

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    Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen'

    Epimediums are much sought after by the increasing band of young and creative flower farmers and florists. The coppery-green leaves are beautifully delicate in a vase or urn, as are its open, mini flying saucer flower spires. 'Orange Queen' is one of the most striking colour forms and as an…

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    Euphorbia x martinii

    A manageable-sized shrubby euphorbia which flowers all spring to mix with tulips in the border and vase. Once cut, sear stem ends in boiling water to seal poisonous sap and make them last up to two weeks in a vase. Please note: This plant is harmful if eaten, and is a skin and eye irritant, so…

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    Helleborus x sahinii 'Winter Bells'

    Grown as a houseplant, cut flower or border perennial for dappled shade, this newly bred hellebore flowers almost all year – I love it!

Flower Plants for Shade and Ground Cover at Sarah Raven

Ground-cover plants transform a garden, carpeting the soil with colour and excluding weeds.

Our plants also come with free planting instructions.