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Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku'
Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku' or coral barked maple is well known for it's bright orange-red coloured bark on young branches which creates a pleasing winter feature. During summer it has pale green leaves with a pinkish tinge to the margins which in aut...
Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'
A beautiful but rare and unusual shrub so named because of its wine coloured, magnolia stellata shaped flowers that are not only stunning but also fragrant. 'Hartlage Wine' grows into a multi-satemmed shrub with upright to arching branches with lar...
Ceanothus arboreus 'Trewithen Blue'
Ceanothus 'Trewithen Blue', the California Lilac, a wonderful small evergreen tree which is covered in masses of pale blue flowers in early summer. It is tolerant of exposed and coastal conditions as long as it is in full sun. Little maintenance is r...
Cornus alba 'Aurea'
Golden Tartarean Dogwood
An excellent year-round interest shrub, spring brings a flush of fresh yellow /green leaves that turn a beautiful gold as the mature. Pretty clusters of white insect attracting flowers in early summer gibe added interest. Add to this bright red bare ...
Cornus alba 'Ivory Halo'
Silverleaf Tartarian Dogwood
Red stemmed dogwood. Attractive compact form, green leaves edge in white, hence the name 'Ivory Halo', ,which fall in the autumn to reveal the dark red stems in winter, ofter planted in groups to give a stunning winter effect. Makes a rounded shr...
Cornus alba 'Siberian Pearls'
The Siberian Pearls Dogwood has green foliage throughout the season and is one of the finest shrub dogwoods. This shrub can grow quite large. His pointy leaves turn into a beautiful red during fall. It has clusters of creamy white flowers at the en...
Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Beauty'
A choice shrub with branches yellow at the base deepening to fiery orange at the tips in winter giving the garden a fantastic wave of colour in the dullest months. Soft green leaves turn orange and yellow in autumn. Height 2m. Excellent for cre...
Cryptomeria japonica 'Rasen'
A very interesting form of Cryptomeria with a very unusual twisted habit, the needles literally twisting round the stem, the stems twist from the trunk and the trunk in turn is also twisted... wierd and wonderful! The small brown cones are also i...
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...
Forsythia koreana 'Kumsum'
This wonderful variety of Forsythia still has the spectacular display of bright yellow flowers in spring against red stems, however unlike the usual varieties, 'Kumsum' has the most attractive two-toned leaves with creamy veins tracing their pattern ...
Ginkgo biloba 'Chi Chi'
Ginkgo biloba 'Chi Chi' is a male Ginkgo, which forms a choice, fan shaped, multi-stemmed shrub making it a fabulous container plant or small garden specimen for the connoisseur. The name 'Chi Chi' roughly translates to 'breast' the name given to pro...
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...