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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...
Caryopteris clandonensis 'Summer Sorbet'
An excellent shrub to add interest to the summer border, covered in pretty, bright sky blue flowers above the gold edged smoky green, aromatic leaves. Smothered with bees as soon as the flowers appear, this pretty plant can't help but catch your ey...
Catalpa bignoniodes 'Aurea'
Golden Indian Bean Tree
Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea', the Golden Indian Bean Tree, is a wide, spreading tree with large, heart-shaped leaves, which emerge a golden yellow before turning to pale green. Upright panicles of creamy white flowers are produced in early summer, th...
Catalpa erubescens 'Purpurea'
Purple Indian Bean Tree
Catalpa erubescens 'Purpurea', the Purple Indian Bean Tree, is a wide, spreading tree with large, heart-shaped leaves which emerge a dark purple before fading to pale green. Upright panicles of creamy white flowers are produced in early summer, thes...
Cautleya spicata 'Robusta'
Cautleya spicata 'Robusta' is one of our favourite hardy gingers, this Cautleya only grows to around 1m high producing masses of dark green jungly leaves against burgundy red stems, it the garden it rapidly forms small elegant clumps with multi stems...
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...
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'
blue Atlas cedar 'Glauca Pendula'
In cultivation since 1900, this is a lovely small tree with weeping branches and glaucous leaves. Perhaps one of the best hardy blue conifers in cultivation. Ideal for use in the garden as an architectural specimen plant. Can be grown for many ye...
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
blue Atlas cedar 'Glauca'
Atlas Cedar. Native to the Atlas Mountains of North Africa, this is a large tree of reasonably fast growth when young. A superb specimen plant if you have the space to admire it. Can be grown for many years in a container as an architectural pa...
Cephalanthus occidentalis, Buttonbush, Honey Balls. A truely fabulous, deciduous shrub which is easy to grow and looks absolutely amazing when the orbit-like full sun/part shadecream/white flowers open up in mid summer to late summer... the round s...
Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Fiber Optics'
‘Fiber Optics’ is an improved version of Cephalanthus occidentalis. A truely fabulous, deciduous shrub which is easy to grow and looks absolutely amazing when the orbit-like full sun/part shadecream/white flowers open up in mid summer to late sum...
Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Sugar Shack'
Dwarf Button Bush
Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Sugar Shack', Dwarf buttonbush, Honey Balls. A truely fabulous, deciduous shrub which is easy to grow and looks absolutely amazing when the orbit-like full sun/part shadecream/white flowers open up in mid summer to late sum...
Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'
Bright yellow foliage and clusters of lovely sapphire blue flowers mean this lovely, low growing shrub is guaranteed to brighten up any garden. Low growing and bushy, this plant is also great for ground cover. Compact and branching, this hardy de...
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy', Eastern Redbud, is a deciduous, small tree with a spreading habit. It has beautiful, heart-shaped, dark purple-red leaves. Deep crimson, purple-pink flowers are borne before the leaves appear. Ideally should be plant...
Chaenomeles superba 'Texas Scarlet'
Flowering quince, Japanese quince, japonica. A spreading thorny shrub with changing seasonal interest. Clusters of cup-shaped, bright scarlet red oriental looking flowers are borne in spring, followed by attractive green edible quince fruits ripening...
Chamaerops humilis, the Mediterranean Fan Palm, is the only truly European palm and one of our most popular due to its remarkable ability to withstand most situations. Its robust nature makes it a good palm for coastal conditions and windy sites and ...
Chamaerops humilis 'Vulcano'
Chamaerops humilis 'Vulcano' was discovered growing on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily and is remarkable for it's tight compact habit and really tough rounded leaves creating wonderfully architectural roseates of foliage. Closely related to regula...
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...
Chimonanthus praecox, also known as wintersweet, is a vigorous deciduous shrub with an erect trunk and leaves that are 5cm – 30cm long. Its strongly scented flowers, produced in winter are yellow or pale green-yellow, tepals. Its fruits are not edi...
Mexican Orange Blossom
The Choisya ternata is a rounded, medium-sized bushy evergreen shrub, with dark, glossy green leaves divided into three broad leaflets. Members of the genus are commonly known as Mexican orange or mock orange due to the similarity of their flower...
Choisya ternata 'Apple Blossom'
The Choisya Apple Blossom is the first bi-colored Choisya. It grows massive pink buds during spring, with time, they will turn into beautiful white flowers. This plant gives your garden a romantic touch thanks to the soft shades of pink and white and...
Choisya ternata 'Sundance'
Mexican Orange (sundance)
Wonderfully scented, star-shaped, white flowers appear in late spring among glossy, aromatic, dark green leaves. This handsome, compact and easy-to-grow shrub is a valuable garden mainstay for a protected site in sun or part shade, although in shade ...
Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'
Mexican Orange Blossom
Choisya Aztec Gold stands out for its aromatic golden young leaves. The Aztec Gold is a golden sun in the garden. In the autumn his leaves are green and continue to give all winter color to the garden because it is an evergreen shrub. Position: ful...
Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'
Wonderfully scented, star-shaped, white flowers appear from pink tinted buds in late spring among glossy, aromatic 'fruit gum' scented, dark green leaves, often having a second flush of flowers in the autumn. This handsome, compact and easy to grow...