Agaves & Arids
Bananas, Gingers & Aroids
Cloud Pruned, Bonsai & Niwaki Trees
Gifts for Gardeners
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Half, Quarter & Full Standards
Hardy Palm Trees
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Tree Ferns & Ferns
Architectural & Colonial Gardens
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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'
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 ...
Araucaria araucana Monkey Puzzle Tree
The Monkey Puzzle Tree is instantly recognisable and a well known feature in many gardens throughout the country. Botanically known as Araucaria araucana, the Money Puzzle Tree originates from Chile where it grows in impressive forest groups. Ara...
Ceanothus arboreus 'Trewithen Blue'
Californian Lilac Tree
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...
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...
Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'
'White Dazzler' earns its name having the most attractive, bright aromatic, palmate leaves with wonderful fragrant star shaped flowers. it is a compact, evergreen shrub reaching 1 m in 2-5 years. Free flowering from spring onwards, hardy and ev...
Cordyline australis 'Torbay Dazzler'
Vareigated Cabbage Palm
Cordyline australis, the Cabbage Palm is not actually a palm, but it's a good fit with them. It is one of the easiest exotic plants to grow and 'Torbay Dazzler' is a particularly striking variety with green and cream stripes. It is very tolerant of w...
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...
Eriobotrya japonica 'Rose Anne'
Eriobotrya japonica 'Rose Anne' is a brilliant new variety of the Loquat Tree. I first discovered 'Rose Anne' growing at small family run propagation nursery in Belgium where the grower told me that this Eriobotrya was discovered growing in a garden...
Escallonia 'Iveyi' is an upright, evergreen shrub with small, dark green, glossy leaves. Pretty pure white trumpet shaped fragrant flowers contrasts well with the dark foliage. Excellent as a heging plant and thrives in all well drained soils. ...
Hydrangea paniculata 'Bobo'
Lovely small, dwarf new prize winning variety with abundant flower heads that emerge white in all soil conditions turning light pink in the autumn. Strong stems. Ideal for narrow borders, or front of larger shrubs, flowers in sun/part shade, pr...
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...
Hydrangea paniculata 'Pinky Winky'
The flowers of 'Pinky Winky' actually open as a beautiful, fresh lime greenin early August and as they mature, they turn a beautiful pink, starting at the bottom of the flower cone then the colour 'bleeds' up towards the tipThe flowers also benefit f...
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...
Nandina domestica, Sacred Bamboo, is a much under-rated evergreen shrub from China which isn't actually a bamboo.. It reaches no more than 1.8 metres in height and is covered in masses of tiny leaves. After a good, hot summer and a couple of fros...
Nandina domestica 'Woods Dwarf'
Nandina 'Woods Dwarf' Nandina 'Woods Dwarf' is a beautiful compact form of Nandina domestica, often known as Heavenly Bamboo. 'Woods Dwarf' rarely grows more than 120cm in height and has a dense, leafy habit. Perhaps its strongest feature is that the...
Phyllostachys aurea, the Golden Bamboo or Fishing Pole Bamboo is perhaps the most popular bamboo planted in the U.K and for good reason. It has sturdy upright olive green, maturing to golden yellow canes or culms as we call them reaching between 3.5-...
Phyllostachys bissetii or as it's sometimes called David Bisset bamboo is a striking bamboo very garden worthy bamboo. Bissettii is extremely useful as a bamboo that alway looks fresh and healthy with its glossy deep green canes which when young are...
Pinus flexilis 'Vanderwolf's Pyramid'
Pinus flexilis 'Vanderwolf's Pyramid' (Vanderwolf's Pyramid Limber Pine) I really like Pinus flexilis 'Vanderwolf's Pyramid' not just because it has a crazy name, this pine is spectacularly architectural with beautiful bluish green dense needles and ...
Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'
Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' The Black Elder. The lacy, finely-cut foliage is darker than Black Beauty. The wonderful foliage is accented by creamy pink flowers in spring that turn into purple black berries in autumn for the fall. Berries are ideal fo...
Tamarix ramosissima 'Hulsdonk White'
Tamarisk are well known shrubs tolerant of extreme coastal conditions. 'Hulsdonk White' produces masses of fluffy white flowers all along the stems during summer. A great plant for exposed or windy gardens where it can be pruned hard each year to sha...
Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra'
Tamarisk are well known shrubs tolerant of extreme coastal conditions, ‘Rubra’ as its name suggests has dark pinkish red fluffy flowers which are produced in profusion along the stems during the summer. A great plant for exposed or windy sites wh...
Tamarisk. An arching shrub with needle-like leaves. Light pink flowers in mid and late spring or early summer. Height 3m. Spread 3m. Flower colour Pink. Flowers from May to June. Deciduous. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Shelter from cold drying winds...
Viburnum burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'
This semi evergreen variety of burkwoodii has wonderful large rounded heads of white fragrant flowers emerging from pink buds in March-April. Plant next to a path where the highly fragrant flowers can be fully appreciated. A bushy medium sized shrub ...