A superb hardy, winter flowering plant that has little flowers in shades of pink, with reflexed petals and silver, kidney-shaped leaves with a dark green edge. Feb-Mar. H5cm S10cm.
Grow in part shade in any moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil, avoiding excessive summer moisture. Ideal for naturalising under trees, on banks or in a shady border and planted in association with other early-flowering woodland plants such as snowdrops, winter aconites and primroses.
Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.
We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.