Agaves & Arids
Bananas, Gingers & Aroids
Cloud Pruned, Bonsai & Niwaki Trees
Gifts for Gardeners
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Hardy Palm Trees
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Tree Ferns & Ferns
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Small Town Garden
Fargesia 'Jiuzhaigou 1'
Fargesia robusta 'Campbell'
Fargesia nitida 'Black Pearl'
Ginkgo biloba 'Troll'
Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Holochrysa'
Phyllostachys nigra 'Henonis'
Phyllostachys aurea 'Koi'
Nandina domestica 'Woods Dwarf'
Acacia pravissima is a completely whacky and remarkable member of the Mimosaceae family. One can expect a breath-taking abundance of bright yellow flowers in the form of tiny pom-poms. These flowers usually form during late summer and sit on the ...
Agapanthus orientalis "Queen Mum'
Agapanthus orientalis 'Queen Mum' is a relatively recent introduction, spectacular in that it is an enormous Agapanthus with thick, almost leek like stems and leaves which produce very large flower spikes and tubular white flowers which are deep blue...
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 ...
A wonderful exotic climber originally from South America but now widely planted in the Mediterranean. It is best as a conservatory plant or on a patio during the summer months. Keep well fed and watered and it will flower for weeks. Protect from fros...
Dryopteris buschiana (crassirhizoma)
Dryopteris buschiana correctly known as Dryopteris crassirhizoma is despite its name a superb, large fern originating from Russia. It develops into a stately miniature tree-fern-like fern with lush shuttlecocks of robust deep-green fronds which eme...
Japanese Shield Fern
Dryopteris erythrosora is one of our favourite ferns. Almost evergreen, it produces masses of large upright glossy, lush green leaves which in spring and early summer, are joined by beautiful unfurling new fronds which can vary from bronzes to ri...
Ginkgo biloba 'Anny's Dwarf'
Anny's Dwarf Ginkgo biloba 'Anny's Dwarf' is as it's name suggest a dwarf variety of ginkgo with a compact branching habit almost naturally forming a bonsai like small tree. The deep lobed green fan-shaped leaves are also smaller than other ginkgos c...
Ginkgo biloba 'Barabits Nana'
Ginkgo biloba 'Barabits Nana' is a striking compact dwarf ginkgo cultivar, selected by Dr. Elemer Barabits in Hungary. Ginkgo biloba 'Barabits Nana' naturally grows in a compact bush like habit with larger than typical ginkgos deep green leaves. The...
Ginkgo biloba 'Beijing Gold'
Ginkgo biloba 'Beijing Gold' is a unique rare dwarf form of Ginkgo biloba with unusual pale golden spring leaves changing as they age to almost white variegation. They are smaller than the mother Ginkgo biloba and in sunlight are liable to wither alo...
Glycyrrhiza yunnanensis is a plant that stopped us in our tracks whilst on our travels. A spectacular liquorice relative with the most extraordinary seed heads which follow lilac flowers. The flowers sit upon tall, upright stems and turn from lil...
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
An upright flowering shrub reaching up to 1.5 metres, being covered in limey white, large cone shaped flowers throughout the summer and into the autumn. The flowers open up lime green fading to white giving a bright but gentle glow of colour, again...
Lorepotalum 'Fire Dance'
A fabulous evergreen with wonderfully deep-purple foliage. Loropetalum ‘Fire Dance’ is a stunning relative of the witch hazel family which should come as no surprise when you see the beautiful, vibrant and deep-pink flowers arrive during late w...
A creeping shrub or twining climber from New Zealand with dark green leaves and greenish white flowers in summer followed by white fruit. Fantastic jungly plant suitable for climbing or unusual ground cover . Reasonably fast growing and shade toleran...
Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'
Soft Shield Fern
Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhauses' is a bold form of the Soft Shield Fern, with chunky upright shuttlecock shaped rosettes of deeply divided semi-evergreen fronds, up to 1 meter high, Herrenhausen is a magnificent fern. Like other Soft Shield Fer...
Polystichum setiferum 'Plumosum Densum'
Soft Shield Fern
This variety of the Soft Shield Fern has very attractive, finely divided upright fronds that are produced in profusion creating a wavy compact ferny head. Thought by many to be one of the most beautiful members of its family, Polystichum setiferum ...
Trachelospermum jasminoides, evergreen Jasmine is simply the best hardy, evergreen climber you can own. Masses of mid/dark green, glossy leaves are held upon twining stems which in mid summer are followed by loads of tiny jasmine-like flowers that sm...
Viburnum davidii 'Angustifolium'
Clusters of white flowers are held above the dark green, leathery foliage in May and June. During the summer the compact, domed habit of this evergreen shrub, sited toward the back of your border, makes an attractive foil for your later flowering pla...
crimson glory vine
I first saw Vitis coignetiae sometimes known as the Crimson Glory Grape Vine growing through mature trees during the autumn at Westernbirt arboretum back in the early '80's. The effect it had on me has remained all these years, the leaves of the Vit...
Weigela 'All Summer Red'
Weigela 'All Summer Red' Short, compact shrub with seasonal foliage. Numerous red flowers appear in early summer. It grows in height. Straight, raised stems, vivid green, elliptic leave with sharp tips. Flower buds form abundantly from May to June i...
Weigela 'Ebony and Ivory' ('Velda')
Weigela 'Ebony and Ivory' Weigela 'Velda (Ebony and Ivory) is a beautiful and low-growing flowering Weigela. The bright white flowers are orange yellow heart. They contrast with the purple colored leaf. ...