Posted: 25/03/2015 at 09:21
I've always gone for 'interesting' plants Vic.
Anything in a seed catalogue I've never heard of, if it's hardy and not a lime hater, I'll have a go.
Fishy, except for the Ribes, all those plants are Boraginaceae, a good bee family.
Trachystemon is great ground cover in deciduous shade.