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Important in today’s gardens hedging and screening plants make up a key feature in todays landscape. At Big Plant Nursery we specialise in many evergreen hedging plants such as bamboo, bays, laurels...
Important in today’s gardens hedging and screening plants make up a key feature in todays landscape. At Big Plant Nursery we specialise in many evergreen hedging plants such as bamboo, bays, laurels, photinia, conifers and yew.
Increasingly for immediate effect we are stocking both espalier and standard espalier plants of hornbeam, evergreen oak and photinia in both small and large sizes. We can offer advice and give assistance for all kinds of hedging and screening albeit a roof terrace, seaside garden, town garden or country garden.
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 '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 ...
Berberis media 'Dual Jewel'
Berberis media 'Dual Jewel' is a semi evergreen variety with attractive, orange discolored growths.Dense shrub with rounded crown, arching stems and spreading habit, growing up to 1 m in height. Semi-evergreen leaves, lasting in mild winters. Leaf bl...
Berberis thunbergii 'Admiration'
Japanese barberry 'Admiration'
Berberis thun. 'Admiration' has unique coloured foliage which is bright orange-red with striking yellow margins. Berberis thun. 'Admiration' has a natural compact growing habit. Admiration can best be prune lightly in early spring. Eventual Size: 1...
Berberis thunbergii 'Cabernet'
Japanese Barberry 'Cabernet'
Cabernet is an extremely dense, compact form of 'Crimson Pygmy', and requires little to no pruning. Its bright crimson new growth is followed by rich burgundy to purple foliage. Eventual Size: 1 metre Position: Full Sun/part shade Habit: Bushy ...
Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Rocket'
Japanese barberry 'Golden Rocket'
Deciduous, narrow-growing shrub with bright yellow foliage and coral-colored stems. Pale yellow flowers appear in the spring and are followed by bright red berries in the fall. Medium growth rate. Eventual Size: 100cm - 150cm Position: Full sun/p...
Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Torch'
Japanese barberry 'Golden Torch'
Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Torch' a bright addition to the garden, happy in most sunny or part shaded position. Easy, Hardy. Height up to 1 metre. Can be used as a low hedge, or a specimen shrub. Works well in cottage, formal or coastal gardens. Gro...
Berberis thunbergii 'Harlequin'
Japanese barberry 'Harlequin'
A very attractive shrub with ovate purple-red leaves tinged with pink and cream on spiny stems. Its pale yellow flowers in spring are tinged with red and followed by dark red glossy berries. In autumn the leaves turn a stunning scarlet red before...
Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'
Japanese barberry 'Orange Rocket'
A vigorous, upright, compact form of this shrub, bearing bright orange-red leaves when young, turning green as they mature. Fantastic bright red colour in autumn. Produces racemes of yellow flowers in spring, followed by bright red fruit. Grows i...
Californian lilac 'Concha'
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...
Evergreen Clematis, Armand clematis
Clematis armandii, the evergreen Clematis, originates from China and is a vigorous climber. With clusters of beautifully scented white flowers, being produced in abundance from March until May, the flowers are set off against the long, dark green lea...
Clematis armandii 'Apple Blossom'
A vigorous evergreen climber with saucer-shaped, almost citrus scented, very pale, pink flowers, with cream anthers in April/May. The large ovate leaves have an attractive shiney leathery appearrance and being a relatively fast grower this is a use...
Clematis armandii 'Snowdrift'
A lovely variation on the species, 'Snowdrift' produces more heavily scented flowers which are also slightly larger in size. It will require a sunny position in your garden where it will impress your neighbours and astound your friends. A stunning cl...
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. ...
Cotinus coggygria 'Young Lady'
Smoke tree 'Young Lady', Rhus cotinus
This exceptionally handsome, rich flowering Cotinus produces a unique atmosphere in the garden, in containers, on the balcony and the terrace. This plant has roundish green leaves that colour yellow/red in autumn and produces gorgeous flowers in bi...
Cryptomeria japonica 'Lobbii'
Japanese red cedar
A graceful form of Cryptomeria, Lobbii has a conical shape with evergreen, spirally arranged needles that curve slightly inward. The needles are blue grey in summer, turning bronze gold in colder temperatures before regreening in the spring. Has sm...
Cupressus sempervirens 'Pyramidalis'
Cupressus sempervirens 'Pyramidalis', the Italian Cypress is a narrow almost pencil-like coniferous tree with dark green foliage and prickly brown cones. Very architectural. It is tolerant of poor soils and grows to its full potential in a sunny spot...
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Lime Light'
Ebbinge's silverberry 'Limelight'
Position: full sun to full shade, suitable for seaside gardensSoil: most soils except waterloggedEventual Size: 2 to 3 metres, but can be prunedHabit: rounded evergreen shrub with dense foliage...
Escallonia 'Iveyi' is an upright, evergreen shrub with small, dark green, glossy leaves. Pretty pure white trumpet shaped fragrant flowers contrasts well with the dark foliage. Excellent as a heging plant and thrives in all well drained soils. ...
Escallonia laevis 'Pink Elle'
Escallonia 'Pink Elle'
Escallonia 'Iveyi' is an upright, evergreen shrub with small, dark green, glossy leaves. Pretty pink trumpet shaped fragrant flowers contrasts well with the dark foliage. Excellent as a heging plant and thrives in all well drained soils. Fragrant...
Escallonia rubra 'Crimson Spire'
Escallonia 'Crimson Spire'
Escallonia rubra 'Crimson Spire'...