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, There is a quite in depth article on the telegraph about Phacelia... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/howtogrow/9200394/Sow-a-patch-and-replenish-your-plot.html Growing anything from 0.5-1.5m (20in-5ft) tall, with feathered, fern-like leaves, it has truly
marginal? Ferns and marsh marigolds (Caltha palustris) are good at water's edge. I had both at previous pond- a small waterfall which brought the water supply in from a spring had both of those beside it and we had dwarf weeping willows and a cotoneaster
am going to plant ferns, bamboo,cordys, palms, fatsia and euphorbia martinii. many thanks Ah the old "moist well drained soil" i often wonder if anyone actually knows what that means, as it appears on just about every plant label you ever buy
apart from our north facing house wall. Plants - Japanese anemone, hardy ferns, chelone, astible, aquilegia, tall white primulas and cowslips, hostas, hakonechloa grass, astilboides, lily of the valley. I did also have molinia grasses but they were
banks for the primroses (and maybe some wild-type violets too)? For summer I'd put in wild flowers such as cow parsley, pink and white campion, and wild foxgloves, and some dryopteris ferns and hardy geraniums, and some honeysuckle. For the autumn
flowered area, what would you suggest? Thanks!! Hi jmeds-what kind of soil do you have and how big an area is it? There are lots of shade loving plants-hostas,ferns,periwinkle,euphorbia, heucheras etc but your conditions will make a difference! Thanks
and can be damp. I have both maidenhair spleenwort and hart's-tongue fern growing on the wall and they are beautiful, they are a joy to me every time I open the back door. I love ferns and have often considered buying some to put in pots at this end
when driving past them in the car.The lanes and verges were awash with primroses, mosses, ferns, and masses of gorgeous violets, whose stunning leaves and pretty little purple faces made my heart sing. I was yet again reminded how lucky I am to live
uncut, as it looks lovely when frosted. Inspiration for autumn colourCreating an autumn display of dogwoods, snowdrops and lilyturf.Adding autumn colour with skimmia, heuchera and euonymus.Planting up an autumn container with dogwood, fern and skimmia.
. You need to leave at least one spear to turn into a full fern (which grow about 4 feet high) to feed the crown for next year. So, my advice is to grow it as a decorative plant in a border and enjoy a few spears early in the year.