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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 ...
Agave americana 'Mediopicta Alba'
A stunning and particularly rare Agave. It does not grow as large as the species but more than makes up for this in character. It is immediately recognisable due to the longitudinal stripes down the centre of each leaf. Best placed in a sunny posit...
Agave macroacantha, the Black-spined Agave is an excellent plant for full sun to light shade. Ideal for smaller gardens or patios. Small to medium sized agave with dusky blue-grey to green leaves with a straight margin and dark brown teeth. Grow in a...
Agave parryi ssp. neomexicana
One of the hardier Agaves from the mountains of New Mexico and Texas, reaching up to 50cm across and hardy to -10c however only in very well drained, dry conditions or best kept in a pot with a soil based/grit mix. Forms an attractive rosette of po...
Buddleja 'Silver Anniversary'
An excellent new introduction to this genus of shrubs bred at Longstock Park Nursery with lance-shaped, silvery, downy foliage and white sweetly scented flowers with yellow in eyes from early summer through to Autumn. Hardy and virtually evergreen in...
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Sterling Silver'
This wonderful variety of caryopteris is very exciting in that it has the most beautiful silver-grey foliage along with the usual late summer display of fluffy violet blue flowers inviting an orgy of pollinating insects into the garden! Easy to gro...
Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset'
The cistus pulverulentus 'Sunset' is a must have if you want a colorfull garden. It blooms alot of bright pink, tissue-paperfrom flowers from June to August. They only last one day before a new bloom opens to take its place. His foliage is evergreen...
Cytisus battandieri (Argyrocytisus) the Pineapple Broom originates from the Atlas mountains and is a rare but desirable small tree. The foliage is velvety in texture with a colour somewhere between grey and green; it is an attractive foliage tree whi...
Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'
Superb attractive shrub that will brighten the dullest winter day with its beautiful fragrance from pretty little trumpet shaped pink flowers. The evergreen leaves are edged irregularly in gold and are ovate and glossy. Flowers mid winter to early ...
Eriobotrya japonica or loquat are a fabulous tree for a sunny garden where a jungly or exotic look is required. Loquats are often seen in mediterranean gardens where it is prized for it's tasty fruits. However here in the UK we love it for it'...
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Azura'
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Azura' is a new French variety, It's growth is approx 50% of it's species, and it is a more compact tree. It branches more extensively and benefits by being hardier. It also retains it juvenile foliage and it's glaucous, round leav...
Eucalyptus pauciflora niphophila
Eucalyptus pauciflora niphophila Common name: Snow gum tree Height and spread in 20 years: 5 x 3 metres Seasons of interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter Foliage: Grey/green foliage in spring, with white flowers appearing in summer and ornam...
(acca) Pineapple Guava
Fejoia / Feijoa sellowiana or Acca sellowiana, the Pineapple Guava, is a choice evergreen from South America. During the summer the compact silvery green foliage is topped with beautiful red and white flowers. The petals somewhat surprisingly taste o...
Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver'
A lovely compact medium sized Pieris with delicately cream variegated leaves, in spring produces masses of white bell shaped flowers which are followed by beautiful pink new growth as the leaves emerge. Enjoys conditions from full sun to semi shade i...
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Ball'
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Ball'Common Names: Pittosporum 'Silver Ball'...
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Collaig Silver'
Named after a sport found at Collaig Nursery in Scotland, this attractive variety has a lovely variegation of silvery white to the oval leaves. Eventual height 3 metres but can be pruned to keep it smaller if desired. Prefers a sunny position in well...
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Oliver Twist'
A compact form of this bushy shrub with small, silvery, leaves with wavy margins, can be grown as a specimen or clipped for a hedge.The foliage has a loverly silvery sheen. Bell-shaped, honey-scented, black-red flowers. Height 4 m. Spread 2 m. Flower...
Yucca rostrata is a upright architectural slow growing yucca eventually forming pale trunks topped with silver-grey narrow leaves up to 75 cm long.Yucca rostrata can ultimately grow to 2 or more metre high though in U.K gardens is generally smaller....