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Right Plant For The Right Place

Right Plant For The Right Place

We have put together different aspects of the garden and come up with a mixture of shrubs and perennials to give you some creative ideas.

Plants Suitable For Heavy Shade - you can still have beautiful flowers and borders even in a shadey garden.

Aucuba, Camellia Japonica, Elaeagnus, Euonymus, Ilex, Leucothoe, Ligustrum, Mahonia, Rhododendron, Sarcococca, Skimmia, Anemone, Astrantia, Bergenia, Epimedium, Helleborus

Plants Suitable for North and East facing Walls - you always think of cold, shadey borders when you see north and east facing but with our suggestions you will finally see some colour

Ajuga, Berberis, Camellias, (North walls only) Chaenomeles, Choisya, Euonymus, Garrya, Mahonia, Photinia, Digitalis, Hosta, Akebia

Plants Suitable for Cold Exposed Areas - these tend to be the gardens that don't have any hedges or walls to protect the garden and also costal gardens as well

Armeria, Aubretia, Centaurea, Betula, Crataegus, Cotinus, Elaeagnus, Kalmia, Mahonia, Pachysandra, Philadelphus, Rhododendron, Cryptomeria, Ginkgo, Picea, Taxus, Thuja, Tsuga

Plants Suitable for Industrial Areas - this selection of plants are suitable for the built up areas that have quite a bit smog

Aucuba, Aesculus, Amelanchier, Azaleas (decidious), Berberis, Carpinus, Camellia, Chaenomeles, Cytisus, Escallonia, Euonymus, Philadelphus, Rhododendron, Viburnum

Plants Suitable for Clay Soils (neutral to slight acidic)- these tend to be quite hard to did and plant in and can also hold water

Aucuba, Abies, Berberis, Carpinus, Choisya, Corylus, Forsythia, Hamamelis, Juniperus, Magnolia, Rhododendron, Viburnum, Aster, Aquilegia, Hemerocalis, Peony, Rudbeckia, Aconitum, Aruncus, Delphinium

Plants Suitable for Dry Acidic Soils - this is where the soil tends to be dry as it can't hold any moisture and is rich and acidic (normally where rhododendrons and conifers live)

Betula, Berberis, Cercis, Cistus, Cotoneaster, Hibiscus, Juniperus, Lonicera, Pinus, Lilium, Thalictrum, Meconopsis

Plants Suitable for Shallow Soil Over Chalk - not much room for plants with roots that go quite deep

Aucuba, Berberis, Buxus, Carpinus, Ceanothus, Cistus, Cotoneaster, Euonymus, Fagus, Forsythia, Laurus, Philadelphus, Potentilla, Sarcococca, Vinca, Weigelia, Yucca

Plants Tolerant of Both Extreme Acidity and Alkalinity - a good all rounder that can take both types of soil

Crataegus, Fagus, Ligustrum, Taxus

Plants Suitable for Damp Sites - this is where the soil really holds the water and can sometimes sit slightly wet

Amelanchier, Cornus, Phyllostachys, Pseudosasa, Sambucus, Salix, Taxodium, Metasequoia

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