Moist to Boggy Soil

 


A Collection of Plants for Damp soil or Bog Garden

A Collection of Plants for Damp soil or Bog Garden

Our selection of 6 hardy plants for damp soil or a Bog garden. Please note these are not suitable for a pond as they must not be submerged. The actual selection will vary and will be based on what we ...... more
£26.99




Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurlanze'

Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurlanze'

Impressive, moisture-loving perennial with panicles of purple-red flowers on tall stems in mid-summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 1.2 metres (4 ...... more
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Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

Very finely cut, dark green leaves and loose spikes of shell-pink flowers in mid summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. Slow growing 50 cms (1½ ...... more
£4.99




Carex dipsacea Tahoata

Carex dipsacea

Striking species with colourful, olive-green leaves and short, near-black flower spikes. For moist but well-drained soil, sun/ part shade. Can be stood in a shallow pond margin in summer but needs to ...... more
£5.00




Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge' Dwarf Palm Sedge

Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge'

Miniature Palm Sedge with very fine bright green leaves held horizontally from the stem. Requires moist soil and is ideal for a bog garden or pond margin. Grow in sun or part shade. Spreading habit. ...... more
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Carex siderosticha 'Shima-nishiki'

Carex siderosticha 'Shima-nishiki'

Slowly spreading cultivar with short green leaves with golden stripes. Deciduous. Cool season. (Varieties of Carex siderosticha like cool moist conditions out of the midday sun. They are perfect for ...... more
£4.50




Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Carex siderosticha 'Variegata'

Slowly spreading cultivar with broad green leaves with a white margin. Deciduous. Cool season. (Carex siderosticha and varieties of like cool moist conditions out of the midday sun. They are perfect ...... more
£4.50




Cyperus involucratus Umbrella Grass

Cyperus involucratus

(Formerly Cyperus alternifolius.) Grass, closely related to the Papyrus but much smaller, and much  easier to grow. Tall stems have "umbrellas" of leaves with rays bearing small clusters ...... more
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Filipendula 'Kahome'

Filipendula 'Kahome'

Small, moisture loving perennial for any moist to boggy soil with fluffy heads of pink flowers from June-September. Attractive serrated foliage adds to the appeal. 45 cms (1½ feet).
£4.50




Gunnera manicata Giant Gunnera, Giant Rhubarb

Gunnera manicata

A perennial of giant proportions. The leaves can reach nearly 2m (6ft) across. Has huge red flower spikes to 1m (3ft) long (on mature plants) in early summer. Mulch crown in winter. For permanently ...... more
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Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon'

Striking foliage plant with green, cream and red leaves which have a pungent aroma when crushed. Small white flowers in spring. Spreads quite vigorously so good for ground cover. For moist, boggy ...... more
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Ligularia przewalskii

Ligularia przewalskii

Species with deeply-cut palmate green leaves and long, slender spikes of bright yellow flowers from July-August. Looks very attractive in a shaded/ woodland border. For moist/ boggy soil. 2 metres (6 ...... more
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Lythrum salicaria 'Blush' Loosestrife

Lythrum salicaria 'Blush'

Elegant spikes of soft pink flowers with a purple flush from midsummer to early autumn. Ideal for the Bog garden but does tolerate drier soils. Looks good with Astilbie, Lysimachia, Lobelia and other ...... more
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Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze' Loosestrife

Lythrum salicaria 'Feuerkerze'

A cultivar of a British native perennial, with upright spikes of magenta-pink flowers in mid to late summer. For moist soil or pond margin in sun to part shade. Sterile, so doesn't seed around. A ...... more
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Matteucia struthiopteris Shuttlecock Fern

Matteucia struthiopteris

Spectacular, large fern, which spreads by underground shoots to form several 'Shuttlecocks' of pale green bi-pinnate fronds. Grow in humus-rich, neutral to acidic soil in part or full shade. ...... more
£5.99

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These plants should be in stock soon
Date Expected
Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' 01/05/2015
Athyrium 'Ocean's Fury' 30/04/2015
Molinia caerulea sp. caerulea 'Moorhexe' 31/03/2015
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