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Mimosa, Silver wattle, Blue wattle
Acacia dealbata, Mimosa, is a beautiful small evergreen tree from Australia. Covered with masses of grey-green fern-like foliage which is topped by fluffy yellow fragrant flowers in early spring. It is best grown in milder gardens in a sunny positi...
Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'
Sweetshrub 'Hartlage Wine', Carolina Allspice
A beautiful but rare and unusual shrub so named because of its wine coloured, magnolia stellata shaped flowers that are not only stunning but also fragrant. 'Hartlage Wine' grows into a multi-satemmed shrub with upright to arching branches with lar...
Ceanothus arboreus 'Trewithen Blue'
Californian lilac '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...
Choisya ternata 'Apple Blossom'
Mexican orange 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 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...
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...
An unusual but beautiful Chinese shrub that produces nodding clusters of fragrant yellow flowers clothed in white silky hairs in late winter. Fresh oblong green leaves emerge in late spring. This is a choice, edge of woodland plant related to Daphnes...
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...
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...
Lonicera tatarica 'Arnold Red'
Upright, bushy shrub with prolific cherry red flowers having bright yellow stamens, attractive, loved by insects, buutterflies and bees. Bright redcurrant-like berries in the autumn, popular with birds. Deciduous, dark green leaves on arching ste...
Magnolia loebneri 'Leonard Messel'
magnolia 'Leonard Messel'
A rounded shrub/small tree that is covered in very pale pink, lilac flowers in spring before the green, ovate leaves emerge. The flowers are lightly scented and very pretty with up to 12 narrow petals. Can be grown as a shrub or small tree in a she...
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...
A rounded shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of very fragrant tubular white flowers from mid to late spring. ...
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...
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 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 hillieri 'Winton'
Originated from Hillier's nurseries in the 1950's, this popular, larger variety of viburnum is semi-evergreen and will reach 3 metres high. Larger specimens are often evergreen in sheltered positions. Winton is covered in fragrant, creamy white f...
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 tinus 'Eve Price'
laurustinus 'Eve Price'
Viburnum tinus '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...