Recent introduction from the national collection holder and becoming available around 2015. Medium sized evergreen hybrid. Later flowering, with long flowering season into autumn. Orange shaded yellow petals.
Epimedium x acuminatum – New evergreen hybrid rich purple flowers with white tipped spurs. H30cm. Humus rich shade. Introduced by Wendy Perry. syn. “Emperor”
Pink nodding backswept flowers in spring. Evergreen foliage. Humus rich shade
Western Sword Fern Hardy evergreen fern forming a large clump of erect, narrowly lance-shaped, dark green fronds to 90cm. Can grow in damp or dry soils when established.
Japanese Tassle Fern Hardy semi-evergreen fern with pale-green fronds, with yellow bristles, growing up to 60cm. Fronds darken with age. Moist well-drained soil in semi-shade.
Tassel Fern – A small, easy-to-grow fern for woodland edges in sun or part shade. Grows as a mound of attractive arching leathery, sharp-toothed, triangular fronds. Hardy and evergreen in mild winter regions. A non-spreading species growing to 40cm.
Easy dwarf evergreen growing to 25cm, semi-evergreen in milder areas. Grows in moist soils in shade to partial sun.
Soft-Shield Fern Hardy semi-evergreen fern with tall, upright, narrow fronds up to 90cm. Forms rosettes of soft dissected fronds. Moist soil in partial shade, or partially sunny site.