Top 9 Plants for shade UK – Outdoor Flowers

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1. YouGarden

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Potted Plants for Gardens Shade Loving Flowering Plants, Queen Elizabeths Favourite Plant, You Garden, Pack of 3 Lily of The Valley Perennial Plants in 9cm Pots

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YouGarden #ad - Low growing - rising up to 20cm on arching stems, which contrast with its clumps of dark green foliage. Perennial - will flourish for many years, coming back bigger and better each year! Lily of the Valley spreads via an underground network of roots providing good ground cover under trees and taller shrubs.

A great cottage garden style plant to include in your garden. Please note, plants die back underground in late summer until following spring. Shade loving - Ideal for brightening up a shady border. Late spring flowers - Blessed with masses of tiny white bell-shaped flowers with sweet scent in late spring. Details - supplied as a pack of 3 established plants in 9cm pots.
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2. GROWTANICAL

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Fern 'Dryopteris Filix-Mas Barnesii' Perennial Shade Lover Large Plug Plants x 3

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GROWTANICAL #ad - A very attractive and especially tough fern. Not fussy on soil type or condition and happy in full or partial shade. We have created a listing for professional grade potting compost, please see sellers other items or view our shop*. This listing is for 3 x dryopteris Filix-Mas Barnesii Fern Large Plug Plants for potting on, see photographs. Height to 120cm. Tall, narrow fronds make this an ideal choice for a specimen fern. Deciduous. It is very tough and drought tolerant, ideal for dry-shade planting with the appropriate ground preparation.
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3. Country Climbers & Garden Favourites

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Vinca Ralph Shugart Lesser Periwinkle Part or Full Shade Large Blue Flowers Variegated Leaves Low Growing Spreading Ground Cover Evergreen Perennial Plant 9cm Pot

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Country Climbers & Garden Favourites #ad - Excellent for shade and part shade. Rhs award of Garden Merit. Vigorous mat forming ground cover. Evergreen, easy to grow.
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4. Thompson & Morgan

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Pulmonaria Plant 'Raspberry Splash' Lungwort Hardy Perennial Pink-Mauve Blooms Easy to Grow Your Own Garden Shade-Loving Groundcover 1-Litre Potted Plant by Thompson and Morgan

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Thompson & Morgan #ad - Supplied at the optimal size for instant effect, these are well-established plants that are ready to be planted straight out into final positions unless your garden soil is frozen or waterlogged.

Clusters of raspberry pink blooms appear above the leaves, and slowly mature through purple to light mauve creating an intriguing tricolour effect from March to May. Pulmonaria 'raspberry splash' is a cottage garden favourite – a great choice for attracting pollinating insects. Raspberry splash' is a vivacious variety, with slender, silver spotted foliage. This lovely lungwort is a low growing hardy perennial that’s great for creating spreading clumps of groundcover in the shade of trees and shrubs. Supplied as 1x pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash' 1-litre potted plant. Grow pulmonaria plants in sun, dappled or full shade, on moist but not waterlogged, well-drained soil.
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5. Thompson & Morgan

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Shade Loving Plant, Ideal for Cottage Gardens, Patios and Containers 2 x 2 Litre Pots, Thompson & Morgan Climbing Hydrangea Petiolaris, White Flowers with Heart Shaped Leaves

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Thompson & Morgan #ad - Your satisfaction guaranteed; we want you to be 100% satisfied with any product you buy from us. This hydrangea plant is also shade loving, making it perfect for those cold, north facing walls in the garden where other climbers may not grow.

If you’re not 100% happy then neither are we, so let us know and we’ll replace your product or give you your money back. Potted garden plant; supplied as 2 x hydrangea Petiolaris plants in 2L pots. Supplied with t&m's very own cultural instructions on how to care for your plants. Award winning plant: Holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Hydrangea petiolaris is a deciduous climber and a large self-clinging variety that looks fantastic with its white flowers in bloom.
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6. Country Climbers & Garden Favourites

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Country Climbers & Garden Favourites Vinca Minor Gertrude Jeykll Lesser Periwinkle Part or Full Shade Large White Flowers Low Growing Spreading Ground Cover Evergreen Perennial Plant 9cm Pot

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Country Climbers & Garden Favourites #ad - Excellent for shade and part shade. Vigorous mat forming ground cover. Rhs award of Garden Merit. Evergreen, easy to grow.
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7. Country Climbers & Garden Favourites

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Polystichum polyblepharum Japanese Tassel Fern hardy perennial plant 9 cm pot full or part shade

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Country Climbers & Garden Favourites #ad - Easy to look after. Lovely in the garden border. Evergreen. Hardy perennial fern. Will even grow under conifers. Grows in part shade or full shade. Drought tollerant. Ideal for planting permanently in containers.
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8. YouGarden

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Garden Ready Autumn Bedding Plants in 9cm Pots Garden Plants Extremely Hardy Plants, You Garden, Pack of 12 Mixed Winter Hardy Perennial Plants in 9cm Pots

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YouGarden #ad - Garden plants - enjoy the surprise of our winter hardy perennial collection. Perennial plants - this seasonal collection of perennial plants are great value and will last for years.

A perfect gift for a gardener. Details - supplied as 12 x 9cm pots, ready to plant at any time of year. Winter bedding plants - create a wonderful perennial garden border flower bed with this variety selection. 12 quality hardy shrubs that are ready to plant out in your garden. Please note: The selection you will receive depends on seasonal availability. A special lucky dip perennial collection! Plant collection - each collection contains a mix of 12 named plants which have been selected from the You Garden nursery. Perennials require little in the way of care - just water well until established and they will show new growth every spring. These plants are garden ready so you can plant out right away.
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Height20 cm (7.87 Inches)
Length5 cm (1.97 Inches)
Width10 cm (3.94 Inches)
Part Number3_560529
Model3_560529

9. Thompson & Morgan

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Begonia Illumination Apricot Shades Improved Garden Plant Half-Hardy Perennial Flowering Garden Plants Easy to Grow Your Own 15x Garden Ready Plug Plants by Thompson and Morgan

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Thompson & Morgan #ad - From june to october the large, cascading double blooms will pour from containers, with the apricot and orange flowers providing a striking display.

Supplied with t&m's very own cultural instructions on how to care for your plants. This exclusive t&m mix comes with 50% more picotees, perfect for creating an impressive display. Supplied as begonia x tuberhybrida ‘apricot shades Improved’ F1 Hybrid 15 tray. Supplied with t&m's very own cultural instructions on how to care for your plants. Performing whatever the weather, these are a fantastic value plant for hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches.
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