Sandy Soil

 


A Collection of Plants for Sandy Soil

A Collection of Plants for Sandy Soil

Our selection of 6 plants for Sandy soil. Sandy soil can be problematic as it drains so freely that much moisture and nutrients are lost. We will select plants for you that will cope with these ...... more
£26.99




Pineapple Guava

Acca sellowiana

(Syn Feijoa sellowiana.)Evergreen shrub with grey-green leaves and waxy pink flowers with long red stamens in summer which attract Bees and Butterflies. The flowers are edible and are pineapple ...... more
£10.00




Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' Japanese maple

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

A beautiful small tree with palmate purple leaves which turn a brilliant red in autumn before they drop. Grows very well in a pot so ideal for very small gardens. Well drained, neutral or acid soil ...... more
£8.50




Adiantum pedatum Northern Maidenhair Fern

Adiantum pedatum

A North American fern which grows in moist woodlands. The attractive fingered fronds rise above a creeping mat of rhizomes, making slow spreading ground cover in humus rich soil in a shady border. ...... more
£5.99




Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Stunning ground cover plant with very dark, scalloped glossy leaves and dense spikes of dark blue flowers from April-June. Grow in fertile, well drained soil in part/ full shade. 20 cms (7").
£4.50




Ajuga reptans 'Valfredda' Bugle

Ajuga reptans 'Valfredda'

(Syn. Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'.) Attractive cultivar with small, narrow purple leaves to 1 inch long and spikes of blue flowers from April-June. Use as ground cover in shade/ part shade in any soil ...... more
£4.50




Akebia quinnata Chocolate Vine

Akebia quinnata

A pretty climber with delicate leaves and fragrant red-purple flowers in spring sometimes followed by purple fruits. Quick growing and vigouous. Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Pruning: ...... more
£9.99




Alchemilla epipsila Lady's Mantle

Alchemilla epipsila

Compact species with hairy leaves and masses of small green flowers from June-September. Ideal for softening the edge of a path/border. Grow in moist, fertile soil in sun/part shade. Less vigorous ...... more
£4.50




Rope Grass

Ampelodesmos mauritanicus

Originally from Mauritius but now naturalised in parts of South Africa where it is used for making rope. Stiff, pampas grass-like leaves to 1m, topped by 18in long flower spikes in summer. For sun ...... more
£5.00




Ampelopsis aconitifolia 'Chinese Lace' Monkshood Vine

Ampelopsis aconitifolia 'Chinese Lace'

A beautiful vigorous deciduous tendril climber with deeply cut glossy green leaves set off nicely by the cherry-red stems. Small yellowish fruit may appear in warm summers. Needs support, e.g. ...... more
£9.99

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Ampelopsis brevipedunculata v. maximowiczii ‘Elegans' Porcelain Berry

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata v. maximowiczii ‘Elegans'

Dainty climber from the vine family, with variegated leaves and white flowers followed by porcelain blue berries. Shade from hot summer sun. Deciduous at low temperatures, and hardy in mild gardens. ...... more
£9.50




Ampelopsis megalophylla Peppervine

Ampelopsis megalophylla

Large, vigorous climber with huge deeply cut leaves to 2ft across and small green flowers followed by purple berries in autumn. Leaves turn orange to red in autumn. For part shade in moisture ...... more
£7.50




Killarney Strawberry Tree

Arbutus unedo

A large evergreen shrub or small tree with urn-shaped white flowers in autumn which produce strawberry-like red fruit the following autumn - an established plant will flower and fruit at the same ...... more
£10.00




Asclepias curassavica Milkweed

Asclepias curassavica

Tender, evergreen sub shrub with bright red & orange flowers, summer-autumn. Attracts bees & butterflies. Grow in a loam based compost & feed in summer. Sap may be an irritant. 1 litre pots. FLOWER ...... more
£4.00




Aster 'Little Carlow' Michaelmas Daisy

Aster 'Little Carlow'

A superb perennial for autumn colour with violet-blue daisies to 2cm (3/4 inch) with a yellow centre from September-October. Grow in moist, well drained soil in sun/ part shade. Excellent cut flower ...... more
£5.00

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