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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 ...
Agave Americana is a beautiful slow-growing structural plant with blue-green fleshy leaves tipped with a sharp point. Will need some protection from frost when young but in well drained soil and a sunny position it will withstand cold temperatures ...
One of the most attractive and bizarre of the agaves. It forms a rosette of grey-green leaves formidably armed with papery teeth. Tolerates some frost but best grown in a container and given protection over winter. Grow in well drained soil in full s...
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...
A wonderful exotic climber originally from South America but now widely planted in the Mediterranean. It is best as a conservatory plant or on a patio during the summer months. Keep well fed and watered and it will flower for weeks. Protect from fros...
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...
Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Grandiflora'
An unusual Chinese shrub which produces large nodding clusters of fragrant yellow flowers clothed in white silky hairs during late winter.Fresh oblong green leaves are produced in late spring. A choice shrub related to Daphnes. A small to medium s...
Hamamelis x intermedia 'Yamina'
Bronze Leaf Witch Hazel
Hamamelis x intermedia 'Yamina' When I first saw this amazing bronze-purple leaves Hamamelis, I had to take a double look. Unlike most Hamamelis, the large hazel-like leaves are a rich bronze-purple and what’s more unlike other Witch Hazels, the le...
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 gardnerianum, the Kahili Ginger is one of the most reliable and best known gingers in cultivation for good reason, it has wonderful large deeply fragrant flowers which are held on stout stems clothed in chunky, dark green foliage. The flowe...
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...
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
An upright flowering shrub reaching up to 1.5 metres, being covered in limey white, large cone shaped flowers throughout the summer and into the autumn. The flowers open up lime green fading to white giving a bright but gentle glow of colour, again...
Mahonia confusa 'Narihira'
Narihira is a stunning variety of Mahonia with clusters of yellow flower spikes in late summer followed by blue/ black berries. The evergreen narrow leaves are soft to touch and hold their lush green appearance thrugh the winter. Grow in full shade/ ...
Phormium 'Sundowner' is a beautiful, colourful variety which as the name suggests is reminiscent of a sunset. A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with upright narrow leaves of bronze-green, striped towards the margins with red and pink. Height up ...
New Zealand Flax
Phormium 'Taya' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with upright narrow leaves that are dark purple black in colour. As with all Phormiums, this is a resilient plant with excellent tolerance of coastal conditions. Excellent in an exotic garden ...
Japanese Mock Orange
Pittosporum tobira is an evergreen shrub from the Mediterranean, with glossy, deep green leaves and wonderfully scented creamy-white flowers. This is an excellent shrub for coastal conditions and will also grow well in a container. A light prune once...
Viburnum lantana 'Mohican'
A seedling selection from a plant in Poland by Donald Egolf in 1952. Creamy, white, prolific flowers are followed by berries turning red, then black, giving further autumn interest. Mohican has a wonderful dense habit and the original plant was 9 fee...