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Myosotis scorpioides

This marginal pond plant arrived as bareroot bunches in December 2020 with a pond starter kit from Wetland plants. This was sunk in an aquatic pot and fixed with stones on the first shelf of the pond.

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Hesperantha coccinea ‘Major’

I used to have the white version of this in the Manchester Allotment, and I always enjoyed the late summer flowers. I have seen the red version around a lot this year (2020) and a customer gave me a Rhizome for my garden. It used to be called Schizostylis. I will hopefully incorporate it into […]

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Dryopteris eryrthrosora

A lovely large fern which has golden leaves when young, which open out to be much more green. It did need a lot of water to establish, but now that it is growing, it should do really well at the back of my shady woodland border. See also our other similar fern: Dryopteris eryrthrosora ‘Brilliance’

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Sisyrinchium striatum

This is quite a robust plant which can tolerate very dry conditions. It is also very easy to split and I have made at least 4 plants in the same bed out of it. It does go black in windy conditions and looks untidy if not doing well.