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Acer palmatum Dissectum 'Crimson Princess'
Japanese maple. A small, deciduous tree with feathery red leaves in spring turning bronze in summer and bright scarlet in autumn. Grows to form an elegant mushroom-shaped tree no much more than 2 metres tall, but can often be wider. Will need some...
Acer palmatum Dissectum 'Viridis'
Acer palmatum Dissectum 'Viridis' Position: Dappled sun to part shade out of cold, drying winds - especially coastal winds Soil: all soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering Eventual Size: up to metres, but can be ...
Ampelopsis glandulosa var. maximowiczii
I first really noticed Ampelopsis glandulosa var. maximowiczii last autumn growing through an old mature Viburnum shrub when I was stopped in my tracks by the incredible show of brightly coloured shiny berries. The colours ranged from pale blue to ...
Araucaria araucana Monkey Puzzle Tree
The Monkey Puzzle Tree is instantly recognisable and a well known feature in many gardens throughout the country. Botanically known as Araucaria araucana, the Money Puzzle Tree originates from Chile where it grows in impressive forest groups. Ara...
Aucuba japonica longifolia
long-leaved spotted laurel
Aucuba japonica longifolia is a versitile and reliable and hardy evergreen shrub. As with all Aucubas, it boasts beautiful glossy green leaves and is tolerant of shade making it a useful addition to the back of a border or particularly difficult sh...
Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Moonbeam'
Himalayan birch 'Moonbeam'
Ideal for the smaller garden or where space is limited, this lovely, compact birch is slow growing but develops it's stunning, luminous-white, peeling bark relatively early and should show signs of it within a couple of years of planting. Leaves turn...
Ceanothus 'Blue Sensation'
Ceanothus 'Blue Sensation' 'Sensational' blue flowers, as you would expect! This is an exciting new variety with a wonderfully compact habit. The leaves are rich dark-green in colour with finely serrated edges. The beautiful, frothy, deep-blue f...
Ceanothus 'Puget Blue'
California Lilac. Spreading evergreen shrub with large deeply veined, dark green leaves. Profuse dark blue flowers. Height 3m. Spread 3m. Flower colour Blue. Flowers from March to April. Evergreen. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Sheltered Site. Plant...
California Lilac. Bushy evergreen shrub with finely toothed, glossy, mid-green leaves. Abundant dark blue flowers. Height 2m. Spread 2m. Flower colour Blue. Flowers from March to May. Evergreen. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Sheltered Site. Planting i...
Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Repens
Profuse clusters of deep blue flowers emerge from reddish, purple buds in April/May, creating a spectacular sight. Concha makes a dense, bushy evergreen shrub with glossy, small dark green leaves on arching branches. Loved by bees and insects, gr...
Ceanothus arboreus 'Trewithen Blue'
Californian Lilac Tree
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...
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
Blue sapphire is an evergreen shrub with very small dark green, almost black foliage. The rich blue flowers that are produced in mid to late spring, contrast dynamically with the dark foliage making this a truly stunning addition to your garden. Can...
Mediterranean Fan Palm
Second only to Trachycarpus fortunei, Chamaerops are a spectacular and hugely versatile hardy palm for British Gardens. Often known as the Mediterranean Fan Palm, we simply call them Chamaerops - less of a mouthful and for most, easier to spell! ...
Chamaerops humilis 'Compacta'
Mediterranean Fan Palm
This Chamaerops palm is a recent introduction from a spectacular palm grower in Italy. It is a superb selection of the well known form Chamaerops humilis 'Volcano', differing from 'Volcano' by consistently growing very compact, dense and uniform le...
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...
Daphne bholua 'Big Plant Selection
Daphne bholua 'Big Plant Selection’ This beautiful daphne is from a selected seedling from a mature Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill’ growing in our nursery garden. It shows strong upright growth with deep green lanceolate evergreen leaves whi...
Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill'
A semi-evergreen shrub of erect habit. Produces fragrant purplish-pink and white flowers in terminal clusters in late winter, followed by black berries. Requires moist but well-drained soil in either full sun or partial shade and a location sheltered...
Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Grandiflora'
An unusual Chinese shrub which produces large nodding clusters of fragrant yellow flowers clothed in white silky hairs during late winter.Fresh oblong green leaves are produced in late spring. A choice shrub related to Daphnes. A small to medium s...
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Compacta'
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Compacta' is a vigorous shrub with glossy, dark green leaves with a silver sheen and underside. Tiny, very sweetly fragrant creamy white flowers are produced on the stems amongst the leaves in late summer followed by small, oran...
Eriobotrya japonica 'Rose Anne'
Eriobotrya japonica 'Rose Anne' is a brilliant new variety of the Loquat Tree. I first discovered 'Rose Anne' growing at small family run propagation nursery in Belgium where the grower told me that this Eriobotrya was discovered growing in a garden...
Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou 1'
Red Panda Fountain Bamboo
Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou' often called 'Red Panda' Fargesia was once a very rare bamboo, fortunately this fabulous clumping bamboo is now available all year at Big Plant Nursery. Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou' bamboo was first discovered and collected at Jiuzhai...
Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou' Genf
Red Dragon Bamboo
Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou' was once a very rare bamboo, only recently discovered, fortunately now increasingly available it is proving a very popular bamboo. It is a clump-forming bamboo with a height of around 3 metres or so. Excellent when planted in ...
Fargesia murielae 'Jumbo'
Fargesia murielae 'Jumbo' has a lovely upright but slightly arching habit and makes an excellent specimen bamboo. It's proven to be hardy in cold areas of the northern hemisphere. It has bright green stems fading to a yellow-green as they mature. It...
Fargesia murieliae 'Lava'
Fargesia murieliae 'Lava' is a relatively new introduction and is a compact smaller growing form of Muriels bamboo growing in the classic umbrella shape, Fargesia murieliae 'Lava' is a clump-forming bushy bamboo with deep yellow/green canes eventual...