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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.
Abelia grandiflora 'Francis Mason'
Abelia 'Francis Mason' is a glossy leaved architectural small to medium sized shrub. Producing masses of pinky white flowers in early summer this evergreen or semi-evergreen bushy shrub has arching stems covering in fine multi-coloured glossy foliage...
Abeliophyllum distichum is related to the forsythia and are beautiful,arching deciduous shrubs with paired deep green ovate leaves. Producing wonderful racemes of fragrant pretty flowers, borne on the bare stems in late winter or early spring. Before...
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 ...
Agapanthus 'Northern Star'
African Blue Lily. A clump-forming perennial with strap-shaped green leaves. Rounded clusters of bell-shaped, deep blue flowers. Height 70cm. Flowers all through summer. Hardy. Planting instructions Water thoroughly before planting. ...
Agapanthus 'Purple Delight'
A fabulous New Zealand cultivar with abundant violet purple, funnel shaped flowers, reaching a height of up to 90cm. Good, compact habit with semi-evergreen bright green strap-like leaves giving an excellent contrast to the intensely coloured flo...
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...
Agapanthus africanus 'Twister'
A gorgeous form of African Blue Lily boasting globes of crystal white tubular flowers with a deep blue-purple base above strappy green foliage. Height 50cm. Spread 40cm. A superb, compact plant with a lengthy display of flowers from late spring to ...
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...
Amelanchier alnifolia 'Obelisk'
alder-leaved serviceberry 'Obelisk'
Obelisk is an upright form of Amelanchier. Suitable for the smaller gardens or limited space. Spring foliage emerges bronze before maturing to an olive green, then stunning autumn colours before falling. Masses of pure-white flowers are produced in s...
Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar'
Snowy Mespilus Tree
The Amelanchier canadensis 'Rainbow Pillar' has clusters of pretty white flowers that adorn the branches in spring. It has green leaves that turns into brilliant red, orange and yellow colours in autumn before falling. It gives the three plenty of c...
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 '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...
Berberis thunbergii '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 ...
Buddleja 'Silver Anniversary'
An excellent new introduction to this genus of shrubs bred at Longstock Park Nursery with lance-shaped, silvery, downy foliage and white sweetly scented flowers with yellow in eyes from early summer through to Autumn. Hardy and virtually evergreen in...
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...