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Plants For A Moist Shady Site

The plants below are our recommended varieties for a moist, shady site in your garden. All the plants in this list are covered by our 3 year hardy plant guarantee

For more suggestions and advice come to your local branch of Thompsons, where our knowledgeable staff are always on hand to answer your questions. Alternatively you can email us at

Pieris Collection

Pieris Collection

Bright red growths in early spring, with attractive flower buds in winter. Masses of small white bell shaped flowers from march to April.

Evergreen, good in partial shade. Pieris need an acidic soil to grow in so plant with ericaceous compost.


Hydrangea Collection

A very long, late flowering period from mid summer through autumn. Hydrangeas produce masses of showy large flower heads in pink white and blue.

Easy to grow in moist soils, ideally in sun or partial shade


Skimmia Collection

A slow growing aromatic evergreen producing a mass of fragrant flowers during spring.

Skimmis varieties are tolerant of shady conditions and are good shrubs for seaside gardens or industrial areas.


Viburnum Collection

Clusters of fragrant white flowers in summer with attractive foliage in autumn.

Viburnums will grow in most soils and well in sun or part shady conditions.

Alchemilla Mollis

Alchemilla Mollis

An excellent ground cover plant with feathery sprays of flowers above delicate pale green foliage in summer.

Grows well in moist soils as well as partial shade.

Height: 60cm Spread: 75cm