Agaves & Arids
Bananas, Gingers & Aroids
Cloud Pruned, Bonsai & Niwaki Trees
Gifts for Gardeners
Grasses & Grass Like
Half, Quarter & Full Standards
Hardy Palm Trees
Hedging & Screening
Pleached & Espalier Screening
Tree Ferns & Ferns
Architectural & Colonial Gardens
Patio & Courtyard Gardens
Screening or Lose Your Neighbour
Small Town Garden
Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou 1'
Fargesia robusta 'Campbell'
Fargesia nitida 'Black Pearl'
Ginkgo biloba 'Troll'
Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Holochrysa'
Phyllostachys nigra 'Henonis'
Phyllostachys aurea 'Koi'
Nandina domestica 'Woods Dwarf'
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Abbotsbury Gold'
This Pittosporum has gold and yellow variegated leaves eventually making a small tree like shrub. Originally from New Zealand where it is tolerant of coastal conditions often used a an unusual bright hedge. Hardy but best suited to southern or urban ...
Pleioblastus chino 'Elegantissima'
Pleioblastus chino 'Elegantissima' is a dainty bushy bamboo with long narrow leaves delicately variegated with creamy white stripes. 'Elegantissima' is useful for brightening up dull or shady positions in the garden where it can grow between 1-2 metr...
Japanese Tassel Fern
Polystichum polyblepharum or Japanese Tassel Fern. An attractive, evergreen fern with shuttlecocks of shiny, dark green fronds. The newly emerging croziers will be covered in scales, and as they develop, fold backwards to create lovely 'tassels'. Eve...
Sasa palmata 'Nebulosa'
Sasa palmata 'Nebulosa' is a magnificient jungly bamboo from the forests of Japan. Sasa palmata produces long narrow canes up to 3 or more metres high, they are highly ornamental showing alternate light and dark banding with purply black random blot...
Sasaella masamuneana 'Albostriata'
Sasaella masamuneana 'Albostriata' also known as Sasaella glabra Albostriata, fuiri-shiiya-zasa or the white-striped hairy bamboo. This particular type of bamboo is clump forming and very hardy. This low growing evergreen bamboo has brightly coloure...
Rice Paper Plant
The Rice paper plant is a very exotic looking plant from China and Taiwan. It produces large leaves and is relatively fast growing. Best in a sheltered position away from strong winds where it will tolerate semi-shade. Frost hardy but protect from ex...
Trachelospermum jasminoides, evergreen Jasmine is simply the best hardy, evergreen climber you can own. Masses of mid/dark green, glossy leaves are held upon twining stems which in mid summer are followed by loads of tiny jasmine-like flowers that sm...
Trachycarpus fortunei, the Chusan Palm or Windmill Palm, is the best hardy palm that you can own. Robert Fortune discovered the Chusan Palm in the middle of the nineteenth century and it has been growing strongly in the UK since then. Happy in all bu...
Viburnum davidii 'Angustifolium'
Clusters of white flowers are held above the dark green, leathery foliage in May and June. During the summer the compact, domed habit of this evergreen shrub, sited toward the back of your border, makes an attractive foil for your later flowering pla...
crimson glory vine
I first saw Vitis coignetiae sometimes known as the Crimson Glory Grape Vine growing through mature trees during the autumn at Westernbirt arboretum back in the early '80's. The effect it had on me has remained all these years, the leaves of the Vit...
Weigela 'All Summer Red'
Weigela 'All Summer Red' Short, compact shrub with seasonal foliage. Numerous red flowers appear in early summer. It grows in height. Straight, raised stems, vivid green, elliptic leave with sharp tips. Flower buds form abundantly from May to June i...
Weigela 'Ebony and Ivory' ('Velda')
Weigela 'Ebony and Ivory' Weigela 'Velda (Ebony and Ivory) is a beautiful and low-growing flowering Weigela. The bright white flowers are orange yellow heart. They contrast with the purple colored leaf. ...