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Family: BrassicaceaeMain Season: SpringFlower Colour: WhiteLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: EvergreenPosition: ShadeSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: Up to 15cm / 6"Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H6 minimum -15C to -20CPot Size: 9cm
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Clouds of glistening white flowers over nearly flat carpets of trifoliate deep green leaves in spring. Evergreen groundcover for shade. 15cm. Average to good soil.
The low carpets of tough leaves make an excellent, compact evergreen groundcover that never gets out of hand, it spreads but only seems to fill the gaps rather than swamping it's neighbours! Short stems appear in March with clusters of small but bright flowers for several weeks unless it is too hot.
As with many woodland perennials this would prefer a good soil that never dries out in light shade but it is very tolerant and usually persists well in less than ideal conditions. Best out of the sun though.
From central and southern Europe.
A neat, upright growing species with airy foliage on dark purplish stems topped with mauve pink flowers in spring to 45cm. Ordinary soil in shade.
Stunning, rich purple flowers in small clusters on stems to 15cm. Glossy leaves, divided into three are sparingly produced. Slowly forms a loose patch in good, drained soil in shade.
Silphium asteriscus var. trifoliatum£5.50
syn. Silphium trifoliatum. An elegant prairie plant from north America with pretty yellow daisies on the top of stems with narrow leaves in whorls of 3. Not sure of height yet but probably at least 1.8m! Good soil in sun.