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Carpinus betulus Espalier
Espalier Hornbeam Tree
Carpinus betulus is an excellent choice for hedging and pleaching. It clips beautifully and although deciduous will hold onto some leaves during winter. Leaves turn a buttery golden-yellow in the autumn and emerge a vibrant green in spring. It'...
Old Man's Beard
Clematis 'Proteus' Position: Full sun/part shade. Soil: Fertile, free draining Eventual Size: 3m Habit: Climbing Foliage: Deciduous, green Common Names: Old Man's Beard ...
Clematis 'Mikelite' Position: Full sun/part shade. Soil: Fertile, free draining Eventual Size: 2.5m Habit: Climbing Foliage: Deciduous, green Common Names: Clematis viticella and Old Man's Beard...
Clematis 'Polish Spirit'
'Polish Spirit has huge saucer shaped flowers with dark puple petals having violet tones, simply stunning. A vigorous grower and has good resistance to clematis wilt, Polish Spirit flowers from mid summer to autumn. Great for training up trunks o...
Clematis armandii, the evergreen Clematis, originates from China and is a vigorous climber. With clusters of beautifully scented white flowers, being produced in abundance from March until May, the flowers are set off against the long, dark green lea...
Clematis viticella 'Dark Eyes'
Clematis viticella 'Dark Eyes'Common Names: Clematis viticella 'Dark Eyes'...
Clematis viticella 'Royal Velours'
Clematis viticella 'Royal Velours'Common Names: Clematis viticella 'Royal Velours'...
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Elaeagnus ebbingii, Oleaster, 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...
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...
Fargesia 'Obelisk' (murieliae x nitida)
Fargesia 'Obelisk' is one of the fabulous new generation of hybrid bamboos developed by Fargesia expert Hans Verweij by crossing two different species of Fargesia, murielae and nitida which were coincidently flowering at the same time during 2005. Th...
Fargesia 'Taibashan 2'
Fargesia 'Taibashan 2' / 'Taibashan II' Ghostly grey-bluish to black-purple culms for bamboo lovers and collectors a decorative Fargesia for smaller gardens and plantings or as a solitary/container plant. Similar to Fargesia demissa and Fargesia ...
Fargesia 'Winter Joy' (murieliae x nitida)
Fargesia 'Winter Joy' is one of the fabulous new generation of hybrid bamboos developed by Fargesia expert Hans Verweig by crossing two different species of Fargesia, murielae and nitida which were coincidently flowering at the same time during 2005....
Laurus nobilis, The Bay Tree, is a conical evergreen tree or large shrub with glossy, dark green, aromatic leaves. During early summer masses of sulphar tiny flowers are produced much loved by bees and other pollinaters. Will respond very well to pru...
Photinia x fraseri 'Pink Marble'
An attractive variegated form of the always popular 'Red Robin', this variety has a marbled pink and red to the new growth, giving a pretty twist to this evergreen hardy shrub. Sprays of white flowers in spring. The fresh growth in spring makes thi...
Phyllostachys nigra or the Black Bamboo has to be the most popular and best known of all bamboos. The jet black canes reach around 4 or 5 metres in height and are covered in masses of lush green dainty leaves. The best situation for the black bamboo ...
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 ...
Prunus caroliniana Standard
Carolina cherry laurel
Native to America, Prunus caroliniana is often used in shrub form to as hedging. Here we have a full standard tree which is excellent as a specimen tree or for using as screening. It boasts pointy, ovate, lush evergreen leaves and you can look fo...
Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'
Irish Yew. A narrowly columnar slow growing evergreen conifer found in Ireland in the 18th century. Tolerant of most soils and situations if given good drainage. Excellent as a specimen tree in the formal garden. Will also do well in a pot. C...
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...
A cross dating to 1955 between V. rhytidophyllum and V. utile, from Prague Municipal Gardens. Has beautiful large heads of pink buds opening to pink white flowerheads, gently fragrant up to 10cm across. Evergreen, waxy, dark green, deeply veined le...
Viburnum opulus 'Roseum'
A particularly lovely shrub with abundant, most attractive flowers from May. The round heads are made up of masses of trumpet shaped flowers, lime green in bud turning cream then pure white as they open. Leaves are toothed and bright green, turning...
Viburnum tinus 'Eve Price'
Viburnum tinus 'Eve Price'Common Names: laurustinus 'Eve Price'...
Viburnum tinus 'Lisa Rose'
‘Lisa Rose’ is a superb evergreen viburnum forming clusters of purple flower buds during autumn which open to creamy white fragrant flowers which appear from December to April. Valuable to insects the flowers are full of nectar. Has dark green ba...