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Large shrubs are often thought of last when planning a garden, but will often form the very backone of the design, so should be thought of early in your plans ! We stock a wide range of evergreen and ...
Large shrubs are often thought of last when planning a garden, but will often form the very backone of the design, so should be thought of early in your plans ! We stock a wide range of evergreen and deciduous shrubs of all sizes, from the more common types to the rarer, more interesting varieties. If you are looking for a particular shrub and can't see it on our website, then please contact us , it may be in stock or we could locate one for you or at the very least make a good recommendation for a replacement.
Abeliophyllum distichum is related to the forsythia and are lax, deciduous shrubs with paired ovate leaves and axillary racemes of fragrant flowers with 4 oblong lobes, borne on the bare stems in late winter or early spring. In early spring, before t...
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Orangeola'
Japanese maple 'Orangeola'
Acer palmatum dissectum 'Orangeola' is a breathtaking autumn colour is a mix of reds and oranges and lasts longer than most maples. This is one of the best dissectums for a sunny position and makes a large shrub eventually raching 1.5-2metre with wo...
Agapanthus 'Atiblu', African Blue Lily
Agapanthus 'Bluestorm' is a neat, compact cultivar reaching just 76cm (30"). This showy African Lily boasts more stems than traditional varieties, and blooms for up to 3 weeks longer through the summer. Masses of soft violet flowers are carried on ...
Agapanthus 'Golden Drop'
Golden Drop Agapanthus
Agapanthus 'Golden Drop' is one of the few very compact varieties. It was introduced at the Chelsea flower show 2012 and is unique for its yellow edged leaves. The plant is hardy and can also be used as a perennial for bed edging. With its light ...
African Lily 'Snowstorm', Lily-of-the-Nile
Compact, easy care and drought tolerant, 'Snow Storm' is one of the 'Storm' series of agapanthus that produce more flower stems than any other agapanthus. When mature, this vigorous plant bears up to 100 stems topped with spheres of white flowers...
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...
Azalea japonica 'Adonis'
Pure white, funnel-shaped flowers cover this beautiful evergreen shrub in late spring. Has a dense, neat habit, with dark green ovate leaves. Does well in containers or acidic soil in sun/part shade in a sheltered spot. Reaches 50cm in height and spr...
Azalea japonica 'Blue Danube'
Rhododendron azalea 'Blue Danube'
The violet blue flowers of this award winning azalea brighten up the spring garen, smothering this attractive evergreen shrub. Each funnel shaped flower is 4.5cm across with attractive red spotting to the centre. Blue Danube has an eventual height of...
Azalea japonica 'Silvester'
Masses of bright dark and mid pink, funnel shaped flowers cover this beautiful evergreen shrub in late spring contrasting beautifully with the dark green ovate leaves. Reaches 1m high giving a fabulous burst of colour to the garden. Grows happily in ...
Azalea japonica Maruschka
Carmine-red flowers cover this wonderful, low growing variety in May, contrasting beautifully against the small, glossy leaves, which are dark green in summer and turn a deep bronze colour as cold weather sets in. Has a spreading habit, reaches 40cm ...
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...
Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'
Beauty Berry. An excellent, hardy deciduous shrub proving very unusual autumn colour to the garden. Young foliage emerges bronze, from June to July clusters of lilac-pink flowers are followed by beautiful dark violet fruits in autumn which hold on th...
Calycanthus floridus 'Aphrodite'
A new improved variety of calcycanthus brings wonderful fragrance to the beautiful deep red flowers. Flowers from mid- summer onwards, makes a fabulous shrub for a sheltered site in sun/part shade. Eventual height 2.5m, hardy deciduous with green g...
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...
Calycanthus x raulstonii 'Venus'
A beautiful but not commonly available shrub with gorgeous melon scented, magnolia stellata type creamy white flowers with purple centres in spring and intermittently through summer. Large, ovate, shiny and bright green leaves. Deciduous, hardy, ...
Caryopteris clandonensis 'Summer Sorbet'
bluebeard 'Summer Sorbet'
An excellent shrub to add interest to the summer border, covered in pretty, bright sky blue flowers above the gold edged smoky green, aromatic leaves. Smothered with bees as soon as the flowers appear, this pretty plant can't help but catch your ey...
Caryopteris clandonensis 'White Surprise'
Blue beard, Blue spiraea
Caryopteris clandonensis 'White Surprise' was discovered in 2005 as a variegated shoot of 'Heavenly Blue'. Rich blue flowers cover this pretty shrub from August onwards which contrast beautifully against the delicate leaves which have a deep grey g...
Caryopteris incana 'Sunshine Blue'
Bluebeard 'Sunshine Blue'
A colourful and hardy introduction to this late Summer flowering genus of shrubs, with bright gold fragrant foliage followed by prolific clusters of amethyst blue flowers in August and September. Attacts butterflies and bees. Excellent to use as ...
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Sterling Silver'
bluebeard 'Sterling Silver'
This wonderful variety of caryopteris is very exciting in that it has the most beautiful silver-grey foliage along with the usual late summer display of fluffy violet blue flowers inviting an orgy of pollinating insects into the garden! Easy to gro...
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...
Cephalanthus occidentalis, Buttonbush, Honey Balls. A truely fabulous, deciduous shrub which is easy to grow and looks absolutely amazing when the orbit-like full sun/part shadecream/white flowers open up in mid summer to late summer... the round s...