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Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold'
Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold' is a striking male form introduced from America, with mid green leaves, turning a beautiful golden yellow in the autumn. It grows into an oval shape with a spreading crown having a compact leaf form. Slow growing, after ...
Ginkgo biloba 'Barabits Fastigiata'
Superb narrow selection from Dr Elemer Barabits, having a feathered, upright habit, eventually reaching 10 metres. Can be planted as a specimen or against a wall, a rare but wonderful choice. Position: full sun/part shade Soil: any fertile, well dr...
Ginkgo biloba 'Barabits Nana'
Ginkgo biloba 'Barabits Nana' is a rare dwarf cultivar, selected by Dr. Elemer Barabits in Hungary and is peculiar by being a very compact shrub-like plant, but with slightly larger leaves than the species, creating a very ornamental effect. Perfect ...
Ginkgo biloba 'Beijing Gold'
Ginkgo biloba 'Beijing Gold' is another rare dwarf ginkgo with pale golden spring leaves changing as they age to almost white variegation. They are smaller than the type and in sunlight are liable to wither along the leading edge adding to the unusua...
Ginkgo biloba 'Mariken'
Ginkgo biloba 'Mariken' is a very recent introduction, discovered in The Netherlands in the mid 1990's, and named after a famous historical statue close by. The growth is very slow and incredibly compact eventually forming a spherical mass of leaves....
Ginkgo biloba 'Menhir'
Common Names: Maidenhair Tree 'Menhir' ...
Ginkgo biloba 'Troll'
Ginkgo biloba 'Troll' is a lovely male form of the Ginkgo biloba with compact, bushy growth. Ideal as a container plant on the patio where after several years it will form a stunning leafy specimen tree that is not too large. Ideal if you would like...
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...
Ginkgo biloba 'Eiffel'
Ginkgo biloba 'Eiffel' New introduction, very much untested so eventual size unknown although we have found it to be a strong grower. Pyramiddal in shape, has a nice classic fan shaped leaf and a good shade of butter yellow in the autumn. As with...
Ginkgo biloba 'Princeton Sentry'
Ginkgo biloba 'Princeton Sentry' This is an upright, dense, fastigate male variety which can eventually reach 10m high. It will make a great specimen tree for the garden and because of its regular narrow habit, they also look good planted along sid...
Ginkgo biloba 'Pyramidalis'
Ginkgo biloba 'Pyramidalis' as the name suggests this ginkgo grows in a fairly tight pryramidal fashion making it suitable as a specimen tree for small to medium sized gardens. Generally one of the faster growing forms requiring little or no pruning....
Ginkgo biloba 'Saratoga'
Ginkgo biloba 'Saratoga' is another excellent American selection from the famous Saratoga Research Institute. This is a remarkably shrubby plant and the foliage distinctive, half open, is narrow and resembles small, half open fans. It grows densely a...
Ginkgo biloba 'Tubifolia'
Ginkgo biloba 'Tubifolia' is a fascinating shrubby tree, with thin, twiggy growth. This forms two distinct types of foliage: on mature wood the leaf is fused to resemble a small green trumpet while the younger wood produces a classic Ginkgo leaf but ...
Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'
Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane' Clusters of striking deep orange-red spidery flowers appear in mid-late winter giving welcome colour and sweet fragrance. Broad oval green leaves turn amazing shades of orange, red and yellow in Autumn. Height and sprea...
Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris
Hydrangea anomala petiolaris is an excellent climbing species with glossy, finely toothed leaves and many attractive lace-cap white flowers in summer. Self clinging, this deciduous climber thrives in sun or shade and is very useful where a flowering ...
Hydrangea arborescens '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...
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...
Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makijaz'
An attractive variety of Leucothoe with variegation of green, cream and pink leaves producing a gorgeous dense evergreen spreading low growing shrub. Height 50cm. Produces fantastic small white flowers in spring. Suitable for sunny or shady garde...
Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns'
Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' A Leycesteria with bright yellow/green foliage. Blooms from July until September with purple bracts that produce white flowers. Suitable for any garden. Common Names: Himalayan Honeysuckle and Pheasant Berry...
Magnolia 'Amethyst Flame'
A rare and beautiful compact hybrid of M.liliiflora x M.'Vulcan' that will flower from a young age with a shrub like growth habit with upright growing branches. Produces stunning magenta-violet flowers in the spring which are followed by dark green, ...
Magnolia 'Aurora' An unusual and beautiful cross between M. 'Star Wars' and M. sorgentiana var. robusta. Large, rich deep-pink flowers adorn the plant from a young age, usually the second or third year from planting. A beautiful columnar tree wit...
Magnolia 'Banana Split'
Magnolia 'Banana Split' A new introduction which lives up to its name, producing beautiful pale banana-yellow, curved flowers with a pink-tinted vein. Flowers from March-April and is one of the faster-growing varieties reaching a height of 8ft afte...
Magnolia 'Big Dude'
Magnolia 'Big Dude' 'Big Dude' indeed - huge flowers which are reddish-purple on the outside with white on the inside, fading to rose-pink and sweetly fragranced too. This is a large deciduous and hardy shrub/small tree which prefers a sheltered po...