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Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'
Japanese barberry 'Orange Rocket'
A vigorous, upright, compact form of this shrub, bearing bright orange-red leaves when young, turning green as they mature. Fantastic bright red colour in autumn. Produces racemes of yellow flowers in spring, followed by bright red fruit. Grows i...
Berberis thunbergii 'Rosy Rocket'
Japanese barberry 'Rosy Rocket'
Berberis thunbergii Rosy Rocket is a deciduous, upright, columnar shrub bearing young soft pink and burgandy variegated foliage deepening to deep purple. The colour of the plant deepens with age. Rosy rocket has small, red tinged, yellow flowers fro...
Bergenia 'Flirt' Dragonfly
The Bergenia 'Flirt' Dragonfly is a small plant with beautiful foliage. Its stems have large deep pink flowers that bloom during spring. One plant can carry over thirty flowers during spring time. During winter, the leaves almost turn black and becom...
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...
Cotinus coggygria 'Young Lady'
Smoke tree 'Young Lady', Rhus cotinus
This exceptionally handsome, rich flowering Cotinus produces a unique atmosphere in the garden, in containers, on the balcony and the terrace. This plant has roundish green leaves that colour yellow/red in autumn and produces gorgeous flowers in bi...
(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...
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 ...
Fothergilla major 'Blue Shadow'
Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Shadow', 'x intermedia Blue Shadow'
This beautiful, compact deciduous shrub comes up trump throughput the seasons - fragrant, cream coloured bottle brush flowers in the spring are followed by attractive blue green soft foliage through summer and then an autumn show of reds and orange...
Hydrangea arborescens 'Strong Annabelle'
hydrangea 'Strong Annabelle'
This recently introduced Hydrangea has tougher branches than many of the other arborescens types, which means that as they mature they will stand up better in more exposed positions and will rarely flop over when laden with flowers. The glorious bund...
Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
The gorgeous Annabelle was found growing wild near Anna in Ohio and was named for this reason. It grows into a bushy shrub and is covered in very large, round heads made up of masses of little white flowers, making it very popular for use in formal...
Magnolia stellata is a smaller, compact growing choice but what it lacks in size it makes up for in performance. It is one of the early flowering magnolias but has good frost resistance and looks simply stunning when the flowers emerge from fat lit...
Magnolia stellata 'Rosea'
Pink star magnolia
'Rosea' is a pink variety of Magnolia stellata, with pink buds opening into very pretty pale pink star-like flowers giving a beautiful, romantic display in spring. Small compared to the other varieties, reaching only 2.5m after 20 years, this is an...
Tree peonies are delightful hardy shrubs, not trees at all but beautiful feathery leaved medium to small shrubs that produce the most amazing flowers in late spring. All tree peonies are prolific flowerers, creating a much admired display in April/...
Viburnum 'La Bois Marquis'
A stunning French cross between Viburnum awabuki and Virburnum Winton. Has abundant panicles of white, fragrant flowers in May/June followed by red berries. Arguably, however, the most striking feature of this plant is its its colour change in au...
Viburnum bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'
Viburnum 'Charles Lamont'
A sister seedling to Viburnum bodnantense 'Dawn', differing in that the white and pink flowers are slightly larger than 'Dawn', with yellow anthers. The deciduous leaves are also slightly larger. The flowers are still intensely fragrant, and pres...
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 ...
Viburnum dentatum 'Blue Muffin'
So named because of the wonderful, bright blue berries in late summer that follow the white clusters of flowers in May-June. This deciduous cultivar is a fast grower with a good, dense habit so as well as a specimen plant can also be used for hedgi...
Viburnum opulus 'Roseum'
Snowball tree, guelder rose
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 plicatum 'Kilimandjaro'
Viburnum 'Kilimandjaro' is a highly prized and attractive choice due to its attractive 'wedding cake', tiered shape and the lace cap flowers that face upwards from the horizontal branches. The pretty white flowers, open in May/June and are followed...