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Small Town Garden
Acacia pravissima is a completely whacky and remarkable member of the Mimosaceae family. One can expect a breath-taking abundance of bright yellow flowers in the form of tiny pom-poms. These flowers usually form during late summer and sit on the ...
Aucuba japonica longifolia
long-leaved spotted laurel
Aucuba japonica longifolia is a versitile and reliable and hardy evergreen shrub. As with all Aucubas, it boasts beautiful glossy green leaves and is tolerant of shade making it a useful addition to the back of a border or particularly difficult sh...
Ceanothus 'Blue Sensation'
Ceanothus 'Blue Sensation' 'Sensational' blue flowers, as you would expect! This is an exciting new variety with a wonderfully compact habit. The leaves are rich dark-green in colour with finely serrated edges. The beautiful, frothy, deep-blue f...
Ceanothus 'Puget Blue'
California Lilac. Spreading evergreen shrub with large deeply veined, dark green leaves. Profuse dark blue flowers. Height 3m. Spread 3m. Flower colour Blue. Flowers from March to April. Evergreen. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Sheltered Site. Plant...
California Lilac. Bushy evergreen shrub with finely toothed, glossy, mid-green leaves. Abundant dark blue flowers. Height 2m. Spread 2m. Flower colour Blue. Flowers from March to May. Evergreen. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Sheltered Site. Planting i...
Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Repens
Profuse clusters of deep blue flowers emerge from reddish, purple buds in April/May, creating a spectacular sight. Concha makes a dense, bushy evergreen shrub with glossy, small dark green leaves on arching branches. Loved by bees and insects, gr...
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
Blue sapphire is an evergreen shrub with very small dark green, almost black foliage. The rich blue flowers that are produced in mid to late spring, contrast dynamically with the dark foliage making this a truly stunning addition to your garden. Can...
Mediterranean Fan Palm
Second only to Trachycarpus fortunei, Chamaerops are a spectacular and hugely versatile hardy palm for British Gardens. Often known as the Mediterranean Fan Palm, we simply call them Chamaerops - less of a mouthful and for most, easier to spell! ...
Chamaerops humilis 'Compacta'
Mediterranean Fan Palm
This Chamaerops palm is a recent introduction from a spectacular palm grower in Italy. It is a superb selection of the well known form Chamaerops humilis 'Volcano', differing from 'Volcano' by consistently growing very compact, dense and uniform le...
Chamaerops humilis cerifera
Blue Mediterranean Palm
This super blue Chamaerops, Chamaerops humilis 'Cerifera' is every bit as tough as its cousin but tends to be slightly smaller and slower growing. This palm was fairly recently introduced into the UK originally from the high Atlas mountains in Morocc...
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg is a fairly recently discovered variety of Elaeagnus from France. The generous golden margin is not dissimilar to Gilt Edge but the base colour of the leaf is a darker shade of green. Thus making the variegation more pronounced. This has an u...
Eriobotrya japonica 'Rose Anne'
Eriobotrya japonica 'Rose Anne' is a brilliant new variety of the Loquat Tree. I first discovered 'Rose Anne' growing at small family run propagation nursery in Belgium where the grower told me that this Eriobotrya was discovered growing in a garden...
Winged Spindle Tree
A beautiful hardy medium sized shrub with unusual ‘winged’ corkey stems. Euonymous alatus makes a perfect architectural specimen in the garden with year round interest. During winter the bare branches are a bold feature followed in spring with lu...
Fatsia polycarpa 'Green Fingers'
fatsia syn. Aralia
New introduction from Taiwan. Interesting and rare form of Fatsia not found so much in the UK. Large palmate leaves with fine 'fingers' compared to its cousin Fatsia japonica. This evergreen adds a tropical effect to the garden. Tolerant of temperatu...
Glycyrrhiza yunnanensis is a plant that stopped us in our tracks whilst on our travels. A spectacular liquorice relative with the most extraordinary seed heads which follow lilac flowers. The flowers sit upon tall, upright stems and turn from lil...
Hedychium Telstar 4
Telstar 4 Ginger
Hedychium Telstar 4 is a recent hybrid hardy ginger producing tall fairly narrow stems with deep green slender leaves. Hedychium Telstar 4 is proving popular due it's speed of growth, up to 1.50cm high, and the abundant delicate salmon pink flowerhea...
Hedychium forrestii is beautiful jungly hardy ginger with large showy leaves topped in late summer by white open flower clusters. Forests ginger has a sweet delicate fragrance to the flowers which often have pale pink to yellow bases to the stamens a...
Hedychium wardiii is really beautiful hardy ginger with large wonderfully fragrant bright yellow flowers unlike other gingers. Reaching up to 1.5 metres high this ginger is proving remarkably hardy and easy to grow rapidly forming clumps of arching s...
Phormium 'Bronze Baby'
New Zealand Flax
Phormium tenax 'Bronze Baby' is a striking variety of the New Zealand Flax. It boasts long, beautiful dark bronze coloured architectural foliage. Being 'everbronze' it is a great plant for any garden adding a bold statement within mixed borders or ...
Phormium 'Cream Delight'
Phormium 'Cream Delight', Mountain flax is a fantastic architectural plant. The boldly coloured leaves are mostly cream, narrowly edged with green. Reaches around 1 metre in height and spread, this is an excellent addition to an exotic or 'jungly'...
Phormium 'Platt's Black'
New Zealand Flax
An exciting new cultivar with stunning purple, almost black leaves. This is one of the more compact Phormiums with an elegant weeping habit. It may be grown in a container or, in a mixed border. Phormium 'Platt's Black' will provide excellent c...
Phormium cookianum 'Tricolor'
New Zealand Flax
Phormium cookianum 'Tricolor' is a striking New Zealand Flax with very wide strap-like leaves which as the name suggests - comprise three colours - green and yellow with a thin red stripe. This is a beautiful evergreen plant, excellent on the...
Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'
Photinia Red Robin is an upright, evergreen shrub with dark green leaves which are bright red when young. This variety was first raised in New Zealand. Small white flowers are sometimes followed by bright red fruit. Tolerant of most soils and conditi...
Phyllostachys aurea, the Golden Bamboo or Fishing Pole Bamboo is perhaps the most popular bamboo planted in the U.K and for good reason. It has sturdy upright olive green, maturing to golden yellow canes or culms as we call them reaching between 3.5-...