Category Archives: plants for shade

Wild and beautiful

No not me!
I am talking about the Martagon Lily. Flowering now, it can grow to 4 feet tall and have as many as 50 Turk’s cap flowers on each stem. They are various hues of white pink and mauve, some have spotted petals some without and they have a gentle sweet scent. They even enjoy growing in shady conditions aswell as full sun. I have picked 2 stems to photograph and press but they certainly look great naturalised in the grass under the trees.

Wow, look at these beautiful Cyclamen coum


Under the old cherry tree, they look like they’re spilling over the edge onto the grass

Today, I enjoyed most the…


HelleboresHellebores.   The worm’s eye view.