Dry Shade

Plants that will tolerate severe dryness as found within the root zone of larger plants.

25 Products

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    Loose, gently arching clumps of foliage that can tint orange, yellow and red. Masses of hazy pink flowerheads in sun. Excellent for dry conditions in sun or shade. Average lifespan of between 3 – 5 years but can re seed. Height 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Stipa arundinacea.

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    Gradually spreading mounds of bright green foliage topped with masses of light purplish mauve flowers during summer. Happy in sun, dry and even light shade. Soil not too wet. Height 60cm – 80cm.

    Also known as Symphyotrichum Primrose Path.

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    Gradually spreading mounds of comparatively large foliage topped by many dainty star like yellow centred white flowers in summer. Happy in some sun or dry shade. Soil not too wet. Height 60cm – 80cm.

    Also known as Eurybia schreberi.

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    A rather lovely, durable and adaptable native sedge with dark green leaves that forms gracefully drooping mounds of invaluable more or less evergreen foliage. Small soft yellow flowers in spring. Happy in some sun or shady positions. Tolerates most soils except very dry in sun. Height; 35cm – 50cm.

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    Subtly attractive creamy yellow and green striped foliage gradually create tough and long lived rounded mounds of evergreen foliage. Happy in sun or shade. Soil not too wet. Height; 30cm – 50cm.

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    Long established eye catching sedge forming mounds of light gold to creamy white and green variegated foliage spiralling out from the centre of the plant. Happy in light shade or sun. Soil not too wet. Height; 30cm – 50cm.

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    Quietly attractive and very durable, this sedge offers green leaves edged with narrow creamy white margins that make gradually spreading mounds seemingly even in the toughest of places. Makes great cover in dry shade conditions. Soil not too wet. Height; 30cm – 50cm.

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    Quietly attractive and very tough, this sedge offers green leaves edged with narrow creamy white margins that make gradually spreading mounds seemingly even in the toughest of places. Makes great cover in dry shade conditions. Soil not too wet. Height; 30cm – 50cm.

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    Slowly spreading mounds of narrow creamy white and green leaves gradually create delicately attractive mats of understated cover. Long lived and durable. Great in shade but will cope with some sun. Most soils except boggy. Height; 20cm – 30cm.

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    Slowly spreading clumps of attractive bright creamy white edged green leaves. Long lived and durable. Happy in sun or shade and will make excellent cover in dry shade. Soil not too wet. Height; 30cm – 50cm.

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    Unusual flattened spikes of delicate looking flowers are held above clumps of broad thin bright green foliage on generally upright stems. Does well in sun or shade. Soils not too wet. Height; 80cm – 1m.

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    Magnificent grass with golden yellow ribbon like leaves forming wonderful long lived mounds of foliage. Slowly makes good cover in shade and stunning in pots. Brighter yellow in the open and more lime yellow with more shade. May scorch in hot sun. Excellent in dry soils and dislikes too wet. Height; 30cm – 45cm.