Shade Plants

Cool and shady gardens are the perfect retreat from the summer sun, and with garden sizes getting smaller and houses getting bigger, finding plants that will thrive and flower in the shade can be tricky. Here’s a selection of exceptional flowers that love the shade, will thrive under trees and even along the south side of your home.

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ANEMONE 'HONORINE JOBERT'
ANEMONE 'HONORINE JOBERT'
PLANTS: PANH
Discovered in France in 1858, this compact flowering form of anemone, also known as windflowers, is a versatile addition to the front of ornamental borders and garden beds. Tolerant of coastal conditions, the delicate ...
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ANEMONE 'SINGLE PINK'
ANEMONE 'SINGLE PINK'
PLANTS: PANPS
Soft, rose-pink flowers appear during autumn. Great for naturalising in shady areas. Beautiful, broad foliage caps off this pretty, green plant.
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BERGENIA 'WINTERGLUT'
BERGENIA 'WINTERGLUT'
PLANTS: PBECW
Bergenias are one of the most underrated garden plants. The large, green leaves make it an ideal ground cover for full sun or semi shade, and they thrive in poor soils. `Winterglut' provides a welcome change from the ...
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BLOODY DOCK
BLOODY DOCK
PLANTS: PRUM
Don't be put off by the name! Bloody Dock is a beautiful foliage plant, the vibrant, green leaves offsetting the striking, burgundy veins. Plant in a shady position in the garden or in ponds as a water plant.
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BLUE HIMALAYAN POPPY
BLUE HIMALAYAN POPPY
SEEDS: S458
Is there any flower more desirable as this poppy from Tibet? Planted en masse this legendary blue poppy is a breath-taking sight to behold. For cool cllimate gardens with moist soils and summers below 30 degrees.
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CANTERBURY BELLS BLUE
CANTERBURY BELLS BLUE
SEEDS: S483
One of the prettiest blues for cut flowers, Cantebury Bells is an old- fashioned favorite of experienced gardeners because they flower through mid-summer and are spectacular in a mixed border.
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CLIVIA 'CREAM'
CLIVIA 'CREAM'
PLANTS: PCLMY
Pastel, cream flowers colour the garden in winter and spring, while the arching, dark-green foliage makes a handsome clump in shady positions.
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CLIVIA PEACH
CLIVIA PEACH
PLANTS: PCLP
The softest of luscious peach trumpets with a delicate creamy-yellow throat are held in compact bunches on 30cm long stems. Complements cream yellow and red clivias for a massed effect.
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EDELWEISS
EDELWEISS
SEEDS: S452
A beautiful little alpine plant suited to cooler climates. Much loved for its unusual bright white star-shaped flowers above silvery green. One for the adventurous gardener keen to try something unique in ...
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EUPHORBIA 'SILVER SWAN'
EUPHORBIA 'SILVER SWAN'
PLANTS: PEUS
A striking foliage plant with grey-green leaves trimmed in silver, this euphorbia seems to shimmer in the garden when viewed from a distance. A neatly mounded habit suited to a variety of garden styles, the foliage ...
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EUPHORBIA WULFENII DIGGERS CHOICE
EUPHORBIA WULFENII DIGGERS CHOICE
PLANTS: PEUWC
A selection from Beth Chatto's garden. Large, lime-green flowers (rather than yellow) lift the winter garden with blue-grey foliage.
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HELLEBORE 'DARK PINK'
HELLEBORE 'DARK PINK'
PLANTS: PHEDA
Vibrant dark pink single flowers contrast against the dark foliage of this excellent garden hellebore. Plant en masse for maximum impact or on a sloping hillside where the nodding heads can be viewed from below.
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HELLEBORE 'GREEN PURPLE BICOLOUR'
HELLEBORE 'GREEN PURPLE BICOLOUR'
PLANTS: PHEGP
With a striking green interior fading to deep purple on the outer edge of the petals, these double flowers vary in their colouration, but not in their appeal.
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HELLEBORE 'GREEN SPOTTED'
HELLEBORE 'GREEN SPOTTED'
PLANTS: PHEGS
A striking, green spotted, single hellebore first released in 2014. Small flowers pack a punch due to their big colour contrast from burgundy to their vibrant, lime, petal margin.
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HELLEBORE 'PRIMROSE YELLOW DARK CENTRE'
HELLEBORE 'PRIMROSE YELLOW DARK CENTRE'
PLANTS: PHEYP
Soft, luminescent yellow flowers add a splash of welcome colour to shadier areas of the garden.
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HELLEBORUS ARGUTIFOLIUS
HELLEBORUS ARGUTIFOLIUS
PLANTS: PHEAR
Formerly known as Helleborus corsicus, this is certainly the toughest hellebore, originating from the Mediterranean islands of Corsica and Sardinia. Large clusters of 20 or more apple-green cupped flowers are held ...
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Helleborus 'Snowflake'
Helleborus 'Snowflake'
PLANTS: PHEND
Crystalline white petals arranged with the grace and intricacy of a snowflake! These delicate outward facing flowers contrast against leathery blue grey leaves, providing an elegant winter display. The winter rose, ...
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HELLEBORUS 'WHITE RED CENTRE'
HELLEBORUS 'WHITE RED CENTRE'
PLANTS: PHEWR
Another new hybird from the breeding of Peter Leigh in Central Victoria. Deep red at the base of white petals, these cheerful nodding flowers will gladden the heart in the depths of winter.
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LEWISIA ELISE MIX
LEWISIA ELISE MIX
PLANTS: PLEM
Repeat-flowering, shade-tolerant plants that produce a mass of brightly- coloured flowers from spring through summer. Drought-hardy once established, lewisias are best suited to cooler climates but will grow in ...
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NASTURTIUM 'ALASKA SCARLET'
NASTURTIUM 'ALASKA SCARLET'
SEEDS: S658
Green leaves splashed with white, this unique variegated foliage is more Pollock that Arctic state. This low growing Nasturtium increases interest in any situation with contrasting foliage against scarlet red flowers. ...
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NASTURTIUM 'EMPRESS OF INDIA'
NASTURTIUM 'EMPRESS OF INDIA'
SEEDS: S657
A Nasturtium of regal disposition. Dramatic jade green leaves form the perfect canvas, announcing the arrival of deep red flowers that evoke the sub continent. A hardy annual whose peppery leaves can decoy and ...
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NASTURTIUM 'LADYBIRD'
NASTURTIUM 'LADYBIRD'
SEEDS: S660
Name alone, these toasty deep yellow edible flowers spotted with prominent deep red blotches and large seeds are a perfect easy introduction for children and beginners alike to start directly sowing seeds in the garden. ...
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NASTURTIUM TRAILING MIX
NASTURTIUM TRAILING MIX
SEEDS: S664
With its ability to climb, the bright yellow, red and orange flowering Trailing mix can easily be planted to cascade out of planters, over garden edges, along walls with support and cover that unsightly fence. All the ...
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NEW ZEALAND LILY
NEW ZEALAND LILY
PLANTS: PARC
As tough as they come. Fantastic for growing under larger trees or in that hard-to-grow spot. The soft, arching, evergreen leaves make a wonderful backdrop for the pannciles of white flowers that appear from ...
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KNEELER MOSS COLOUR
KNEELER MOSS COLOUR
HARDWARE: HDKK
A cushion kneeler made with memory foam and covered with a washable material. Lightweight and easy to carry, the generous size and contouring allows you to work in cushioned comfort in the garden for prolonged periods.
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Verbena bonariensis & Fountain Grass Duo
Verbena bonariensis & Fountain Grass Duo
PLANTS: PSD7
Two beautiful perennials for the back of the border, Chinese fountain grassadds height and architecture while the Verbena bonariensis adds colour and is a good match with almost any perennial. 3 pots of each.
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2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE VEGIE SEEDS
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Join The Diggers Club for 2 years for $79, just $39.50 per year and you'll receive a FREE Vegetable Seed Collection which includes 1 packet each of Beetroot Chioggia, Tomato Tommy Toe, Cucumber Double Yield and Zucchini Black Beauty (not available with any other renewal offer). The normal price for this collection is $23.75. You'll also receive ...
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