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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 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.
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-blue flowers are carrie...
Agapanthus 'Golden Drop'
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 ...
Albizia julibrissin 'Ombrella'
Ombrella or Mimosa Tree is a fast growing, small deciduous tree or large shrub who blooms with large pale pink flower clusters and long silky stamens in July/August. It is common in Mediterranean gardens in Southern Europe, but also grows a lot in So...
Arbutus unedo, Strawberry Tree, is a beautiful evergreen shrub which grows to around 3 metres in height. The bell-shaped flowers are produced in late summer followed by orange fruits which ripen to strawberry red. Normally, the flowers and fruits are...
Aronia melanocarpa 'Professor Ed'
The Aronia melanocarpa ‘Professor Ed’ is a more compact variation of the Aronia melanocarpa family. It grows up to 3-4’ tall and is equally wide during the first 10 years. These plants generally feature the same attractive flowers, foliage, fr...
Astelia 'Silver Shadow'
Astelia 'Silver Shadow' Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: moist, fertile, peaty soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: April to May Hardiness: half hardy (will need winter protection) Common Names: silver spear ...
Astelia chathamica 'Silver Spear'
There are not many truly 'silver' plants in the gardening world, but this has to be one of them. Its bold, silver, spear-shaped leaves will reach around 120cm. It should be planted in full sun to take advantage of the silver sheen of the leaves. An...
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'
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 tall a...
Aucuba japonica 'Sulphurea Marginata'
Japanese Spotted Laurel
A female, rounded shrub with glossy sulphur yellow margined leaves. Small purple-red flowers followed by bright red berries. Height 2.5m. Spread 2.5m. Flower colour Purple, Red. Flowers from April to May. Fruit colour Red. Fruits from June Evergreen....
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'
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 '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 'Rosy Rocket'
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Rosy Rocket' is a deciduous, upright, columnar shrub bearing young soft pink and burgandy variegated foliage deepening to deep purple. The colour of the plant deepens with age. Rosy rocket has small, red tinged, ...
Berberis thunbergii 'Starburst'
Berberis thunbergii 'Starburst' A very attractive shrub with ovate orange, red, white, green, pink leaves 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 s...
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...
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...
The Callicarpa kwangtungensis has clusters of pale pink flowers from July-August, in autumn it grows lilac berries. An alluring plum shade tints the leaves throughout the growing season, before turning to pinks and orange for a display. It is best...
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Pink Perfection'
Position: Sunny or partial shade Soil: In any good well-drained soil Eventual Size: Up to 90cm Habit: Irregular bushy Foliage: Deciduous Common Names: bluebeard 'Pink Perfection'...
Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Fiber Optics'
‘Fiber Optics’ is an improved version of Cephalanthus occidentalis. 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 sum...
Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Sugar Shack'
Dwarf Button Bush
Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Sugar Shack', Dwarf 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 sum...
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy', Eastern Redbud, is a deciduous, small tree with a spreading habit. It has beautiful, heart-shaped, dark purple-red leaves. Deep crimson, purple-pink flowers are borne before the leaves appear. Ideally should be plant...