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Small Town Garden
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.
Sweet Chestnut Holly
Ilex castaneifolia 'Sweet chestnut leaved holly' Female variety with large chestnut leaf shaped thick green leaves. A wonderful conical shaped compact variety of French origin. Evergreen, red berries in autumn/winter. Mature height 5-10 m dep...
Ilex crenata 'Convexa' Bonsai
Box-leaved Holly. An evergreen shrub with purple green stems and glossy dark to mid-green leaves, produces abundant glossy black fruit. Height 2.5m. Spread 2m. Flower colour Cream. Flowers from May to June. Fruit colour Black. Fruits from September E...
Juniperus horizontalis 'Andorra Compact'
An excellent ground cover specimen with bright green foliage in Spring, turning to a bronze-green colour in . Dense compact habit reaching a maximum height of 60cm and spread of 1.2m. Will tolerate sun or partial shade....
Laurus nobilis, The Bay Tree, is a conical evergreen tree or large shrub with glossy, dark green, aromatic leaves. During early summer masses of sulphar tiny flowers are produced much loved by bees and other pollinaters. Will respond very well to pru...
Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames'
With its flickering, upright habit and fresh bright red new growth it is no surprise where this plant got its name. This hardy evergreen shrub performs year round and is a great addition to beds or can be used for an excellent container plant. Glossy...
Leucothoe axillaris 'Twisting Red'
This recent introduction has fabulous twisting, evergreen leaves. New shoots emerge burgandy red looking striking against the bright green, glossy mature leaves which remain through summer before turning a deeper red in autumn as the temperature dr...
Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makijaz'
An attractive variety of Leucothoe with variegation of green, cream and pink leaves producing a gorgeous dense evergreen spreading low growing shrub. Height 50cm. Produces fantastic small white flowers in spring. Suitable for sunny or shady garde...
Oval Leaf Privet
Ligustrum ovalifolium Evergreen but may loose leaves in very cold winters. Eventual Size: 3m (Height) x 3m (Spread) Position: Full sun / partial shade Soil: Any well-drained soil Flowering period: July and August Foliage: Evergreen Foliage Colour: Gr...
Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Argenteum'
Ligustrum ovalifolium Evergreen but may loose leaves in very cold winters. Eventual Size: 4m (Height) x 4m (Spread) Position: Full sun / partial shade Soil: Any well-drained soil Flowering period: July and August Foliage: Evergreen Foliage Colour: Gr...
Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum'
Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' Evergreen but may loose leaves in very cold winters. Eventual Size: 4m (Height) x 4m (Spread) Position: Full sun / partial shade Soil: Any well-drained soil Flowering period: July and August Foliage: Evergreen Foliage C...
Magnolia x loebneri 'Wildcat'
Magnolia x loebneri 'Wildcat' Pretty soft pink buds open to Chrysanthemum-like white flowers and you can expect a beautiful display for up to 6 weeks. A beautiful medium sized tree reaching between 5-8m. Very hardy and will perform best in partia...
Mahonia 'Soft Caress'
Eurybracteata Subsp. Ganpinensis
Fantastic new variety and winner of plant of the year at Chelsea in 2013, this variety has fern like leaves, which are not sharp to touch like other varieties. Prolific sprays of yellow flowers from August followed by blue berries. Evergreen, hardy, ...
Mahonia confusa 'Narihira'
Narihira is a stunning variety of Mahonia with clusters of yellow flower spikes in late summer followed by blue/ black berries. The evergreen narrow leaves are soft to touch and hold their lush green appearance thrugh the winter. Grow in full shade/ ...
Nandina domestica, Sacred Bamboo, is a much under-rated evergreen shrub from China which isn't actually a bamboo.. It reaches no more than 1.8 metres in height and is covered in masses of tiny leaves. After a good, hot summer and a couple of fros...
Nandina domestica 'Fire Power'
Heavenly Bamboo. A compact, dwarf evergreen shrub with elegant red leaves and pretty white flowers with large yellow anthers in mid-summer followed by bright red fruit. Height 45cm. Spread 60cm. Flowers from July to August. Evergreen. Foliage colour ...
Nandina domestica 'Obsessed'
Heavenly Bamboo. A super new variety of Nandina ' Obsessed' has delicate compact semi evergreen fiery red foliage turning orange through to rich green as the leaves age. In autumn the colours become even stronger holding most of the foliage through...
Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink'
This superb little shrub offers so much with its changing colourful foliage. The spring fresh growth emerges blush pink a lovely soft eye catching shade, and then develops into a rich deep red in summer followed by brighter tones in autumn and deep r...
Nandina domestica Lemon Lime
Nandina domestica 'Lemon Lime' Commonly known as 'Heavenly Bamboo' this wonderful evergreen shrub is not a bamboo but is definitely heavenly. Although this shrub will tolerate sun or dappled shade its vibrant colours are more brilliant in full sun. W...
Daisy Bush, Arorangi. An upright shrub with holly-like glossy, dark green leaves and dense clusters of fragrant, daisy-like, white flowers with a reddish brown eye in summer. Height 6m. Spread 5m. Flower colour White. Flowers from June to August. Eve...
A rounded shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of very fragrant tubular white flowers from mid to late spring. Common Names: Burkwood osmanthus ...
A rounded shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of very fragrant tubular white flowers from mid to late spring. Height 3m. Spread 3m. Flower colour White. Flowers from April to May. Fruit colour Blue, Black. Fruits from June Evergreen. Fo...
A slow growing evergreen holly-like shrub in which leaves are bordered creamy white. Branching and upright habit. Small white fragrant flowers in summer often followed by black fruits in autumn. Height and spread up to 2.5m Common Names: Variegated h...
Parrotia persica 'Pendula'
Weeping Persian Ironwood Tree
Persian Ironwood. A rare weeping variety of the Ironwood This weeping form only gets to 2.5 meters, grown for its rich yellow, orange and purple-red autumn colour. Tiny spider-like red flowers in late winter to early spring. Height 2.5m, making i...
Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'
Persian Ironwood. A spreading tree grown manly for its rich yellow, orange and purple-red autumn colour. Tiny spider-like red flowers in late winter to early spring. Height 8m. 'Vanessa' has a straight trunk and oval crown, making it an excellent spe...