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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 ...
Aechmea recurvata var. recurvata
A super rare bromeliad from the cool mountains of Brazil. The stiff recurved leaves turn an amazing deep rich burgundy with red with pinky red flowers in the centre of each roseate. Eventually form a tight clump of many rosettes of leaves and flower...
Hardy Aloe Vera
A fantastic Aloe closely related to Aloe vera which is proven to be hardy down to at least -10 degrees centigrade. Aloe striatula grows fairly quickly into an architectural multi-stemmed specimen around 1 metre in height and spread. Site in a sunny p...
Araucaria araucana Monkey Puzzle Tree
The Monkey Puzzle Tree is instantly recognisable and a well known feature in many gardens throughout the country. Botanically known as Araucaria araucana, the Money Puzzle Tree originates from Chile where it grows in impressive forest groups. Ara...
Arbutus unedo, Strawberry Tree, is a beautiful evergreen shrub which grows to around 3 metres in height. The bell-shaped flowers are produced in late summer followed by orange fruits which ripen to strawberry red. Normally, the flowers and fruits are...
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 'Compacta'
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Compacta' is a vigorous shrub with glossy, dark green leaves with a silver sheen and underside. Tiny, very sweetly fragrant creamy white flowers are produced on the stems amongst the leaves in late summer followed by small, oran...
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...
Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'
Compact Winged Spindle Tree
A dense shrub with dark green leaves turning brilliant red in autumn. Stems have corky wings. Almost round reddish purple fruit opening to orange seeds. Plantgroup: Shrubs/Trees Plant type: Shrub, hedge plant, fruit/berries, solitary, in group Flower...
Japanese Aralia False Castor Plant
Fatsia japonica, the False Castor Oil Plant, is a brilliant shrub, growing to about 2 metres in height with jungly foliage, giving it an exotic look ! It looks great planted in semi-shade and associates well with ferns and Hostas. It is tolerant of c...
Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web'
Speckled Japanese Aralia
Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web' is a heavily speckled form of this bushy, rounded, suckering, evergreen shrub with leathery, glossy, deeply-lobed, dark green and creamy-white leaves. Clusters of small white flowers in autumn are followed by black fr...
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...
Orange-red Ginger Lily
Hedychium aurantiacum is a selected form of Hedychium coccineum chosen beause of it's superb bright orange flowers which are produced in abundanced late summer right up until the first frosts. The architectural narrow grey-green foliage looks stunnin...