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Abelia grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'
A kaleidoscope has all colours of the rainbow. The variegated leaves are green and white in the summer. In the autumn the leaves colour red. Very decorative as a garden, balcony and patio plant....
Abeliophyllum distichum is related to the forsythia and are beautiful,arching deciduous shrubs with paired deep green ovate leaves. Producing wonderful racemes of fragrant pretty flowers, borne on the bare stems in late winter or early spring. Before...
Acer griseum, also called by the name of paperbark maple, has green leaves above but frosty blue-green to gray-green with fine hairs beneath. Fall colour varies, typically ranging from showy shades of orange and red to shades of reddish-green to bron...
Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku'
Japanese maple 'Sango kaku', Coral Bark Maple
Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku' or coral barked maple is well known for it's bright orange-red coloured bark on young branches which creates a pleasing winter feature. During summer it has pale green leaves with a pinkish tinge to the margins which in aut...
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'
Japanese Spotted Laurel
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia', Japanese Spotted Laurel is a very hardy, large shrub from Japan. It is tolerant of shady positions due to its native woodland habitat. Glorious, glossy green and yellow leaves, with red berries in the autumn. It would ...
Aucuba japonica 'Goldstrike'
Japanese Spotted Laurel
Aucuba japonica Crotonifolia 'Goldstrike', Japanese Spotted Laurel is a very hardy, large shrub from Japan. It is tolerant of shady positions due to its native woodland habitat. Glorious, glossy green and yellow leaves, with red berries in the autumn...
Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie'
Japanese laurel 'Rozannie'
The Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' brings a nice and simple medium-green touch to your garden. Its leaves are glossy and the plant is naturally low and dense, so pruning to reduce size or to increase density is rarely needed. It grows up to 90-120 cm ta...
Aucuba japonica 'Variegata'
variegated Japanese laurel
Aucuba japonica 'Variegata', Variegated Japanese laurel is a very hardy, large shrub from Japan. It is tolerant of shady positions due to its native woodland habitat. Glorious, glossy green and yellow leaves, with red berries in the autumn. It would ...
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...
Butia capitata, the Jelly Palm. This is a stunning feather palm from South America, which is becoming more and more popular due to its remarkable hardiness. It produces large fleshy fruits (which are very tasty) after a good hot summer. It will need ...
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...
If you have a conservatory or frost free green house, lemon trees are easy to grow and if you follow a few simple rules, you can pick your very own lemons to accompany your gin and tonic! Exquisite smelling flowers are followed by small green frui...
Cornus alba 'Kesselringii'
White dogwood 'Kesselringii'
The Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' is a deciduous shrub forming a thicket of upright dark red shoots which become blackish-purple during winter. It has oval leaves that turns red and purple during autumn. His cream flowers are followed by white berries...
Cotinus Coggygria 'Red Spirit'
Large deciduous shrub with fabulous, rounded, green leaves in spring, turning vibrant shades of red in the autumn. Clusters of red fluffy flowers in the summer give this plant its common name, 'smoke bush', upright habit, hardy. A great plant for...
Cotinus coggygria 'Grace'
Smoke bush 'Grace'
Smoke Bush 'Grace'. A bushy tree or shrub with large rounded, soft purple leaves, turning red in autumn. Pink coloured, plume-like inflorescences, give a smoke like effect. Height 6m. Spread 5m. Flower colour Pink. Flowers from June to August. Decidu...
Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla'
Dwarf Smoke tree 'Lilla'
Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla', Dwarf Smoke bush. Dwarf version of 'Royal Purple'. Deciduous, bushy tree or shrub with oval, deep purple leaves, turning red in autumn. Pink coloured, plume-like inflorescences, giving a smoke like effect. Height 1.5m. Spr...
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
Smoke tree 'Royal Purple', Rhus cotinus
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple', Smoke bush. Deciduous, bushy tree or shrub with oval, deep purple leaves, turning red in autumn. Pink coloured, plume-like inflorescences, giving a smoke like effect. Height 3m. Spread 3m. Flowers from June to July. ...
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...
Fargesia murielae 'Dino'
Muriel's bamboo, Dino Bamboo
Fargesia murielae 'Dino' is a fantastic, very hardy bamboo with bright green stems fading to a yellow-green as they mature. It is an excellent bamboo for a pot, rarely reaching any more than 4 metres in height. Happy in most soils and situations, but...
Fargesia murielae 'Super Jumbo'
Fargesia murielae 'Super Jumbo' is a faster grower than 'Jumbo' with slightly larger leaves. This variety has a lovely arching habit and makes an excellent specimen bamboo. It's proven to be hardy in cold areas of the northern hemisphere. It has brig...
Fargesia robusta 'Campbell'
Fargesia robusta 'Campbell' is one of the most Upright Bamboos, with lovely dull green straight canes, also this Fargesia Bamboo is better suited for a sunny location in the garden, it makes an excellent hedge, with a slightly smaller leave than stra...
Fargesia robusta 'Pingwu'
A chinese form of robusta, this is one of the most upright and compact Fargesias, with lovely dull green straight canes. The emerging culms are a startling green and show up well against the white culm sheaths in the spring. This bamboo will reac...
Fargesia robusta 'Tauro'
'Tauro' is particularly useful as an upright specimen hedging or screening due to its compact dense neat habit. Robusta bamboo are one of the most Upright Bamboos, with lovely dull green straight canes, also this Fargesia Bamboo is better suited for ...