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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.
Christmas Box, Sweet Box. A dense, bushy suckering, evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves. Clusters of small, very fragrant, white flowers with cream coloured anthers in winter followed by glossy black fruit. Height 1.5 m. Spread 1m. Flowers ...
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Purple Stem'
Christmas Box or Sweet Box
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Purple Stem' Christmas Box, Sweet Box. A dwarf suckering shrub with glossy dark green leaves. Clusters of fragrant pink-tinged, white flowers in winter followed by dark blue-black fruit. Height 60cm. Spread 1m. Flower colour Wh...
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem'
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem' A new variety of 'Christmas Box', a cross between humilis and Purple Stem, having larger leaves and red buds opening to very sweetly fragrant white flowers from February to April followed by red berries that ripen t...
Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem'
A feathery leaved deciduous hardy shrub that produces choice salmon pink new growth in spring fading to green in summer then turning oranges and reds in the Autumn. In summer still upright panicles of white flowers are produced. Has dense growth maki...
Stewartia monodelpha Stewartia monodelpha, from Japan, this beautiful snowbell tree, so-called by the profusion of delicate white saucer-shaped flowers which hang in masses from the branched during June and early July, makes a wonderful small tree wi...
Stewartia pseudocamellia 'Koreana'
Stewartia pseudocamellia 'Koreana'...
Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae is a fabulously exotic plant with he most spectacular flowers which are often used in floristry. Otherwise known as 'Bird of Paradise', Strelitzia flowers from mid-winter through until spring with stunning orange flowers resembli...
Tamarix ramosissima 'Hulsdonk White'
Tamarisk are well known shrubs tolerant of extreme coastal conditions. 'Hulsdonk White' produces masses of fluffy white flowers all along the stems during summer. A great plant for exposed or windy gardens where it can be pruned hard each year to sha...
Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra'
Tamarisk are well known shrubs tolerant of extreme coastal conditions, ‘Rubra’ as its name suggests has dark pinkish red fluffy flowers which are produced in profusion along the stems during the summer. A great plant for exposed or windy sites wh...
Tamarisk. An arching shrub with needle-like leaves. Light pink flowers in mid and late spring or early summer. Height 3m. Spread 3m. Flower colour Pink. Flowers from May to June. Deciduous. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Shelter from cold drying winds...
Rice Paper Plant
The Rice paper plant is a very exotic looking plant from China and Taiwan. It produces large leaves and is relatively fast growing. Best in a sheltered position away from strong winds where it will tolerate semi-shade. Frost hardy but protect from ex...
A cross dating to 1955 between V. rhytidophyllum and V. utile, from Prague Municipal Gardens. Has beautiful large heads of pink buds opening to pink white flowerheads, gently fragrant up to 10cm across. Evergreen, waxy, dark green, deeply veined le...
Viburnum burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'
This semi evergreen variety of burkwoodii has wonderful large rounded heads of white fragrant flowers emerging from pink buds in March-April. Plant next to a path where the highly fragrant flowers can be fully appreciated. A bushy medium sized shrub ...
Viburnum carlesii 'Aurora'
Carlesii Viburnum 'Aurora' 'in Dutch "snowball," is a medium-sized semi-evergreen shrub with round upright form. Aurora blooms in April and May generously with strongly scented pink flowers that open from red buds. The efflorescence is sometimes pink...
The David Viburnum. A useful small evergreen shrub. Plant in the middle of your border as a foil for your summer herbaceous flowers. In it's own right it has a compact, domed habit with dark green, leathery leaves with conspicous deep veins. Clusters...
Viburnum davidii 'Angustifolium'
Clusters of white flowers are held above the dark green, leathery foliage in May and June. During the summer the compact, domed habit of this evergreen shrub, sited toward the back of your border, makes an attractive foil for your later flowering pla...
Viburnum hillieri 'Winton'
Originated from Hillier's nurseries in the 1950's, this popular, larger variety of viburnum is semi-evergreen and will reach 3 metres high. Larger specimens are often evergreen in sheltered positions. Winton is covered in fragrant, creamy white f...
Viburnum lantana 'Mohican'
A seedling selection from a plant in Poland by Donald Egolf in 1952. Creamy, white, prolific flowers are followed by berries turning red, then black, giving further autumn interest. Mohican has a wonderful dense habit and the original plant was 9 fee...
Viburnum macrocephalum 'Happy Fortuna'
Chinese Snowball Bush
Viburnum macrocephalum 'Happy Fortuna' In spring large globes of pale green flowers are produced, which mature to the purest white. When in flower this Viburnum resembles a Hydrangea but is much earlier to flower. An easy to grow, deciduous shrub wit...
Viburnum opulus 'Compactum'
Compact Guelder Rose
A really super viburnum with large blooms of pure white flowers produced in summer followed by striking shiny red berries in autumn. Very hardy with compact habit the leaves are a fresh green turning a purplish pink in autumn. Great as a specimen on ...
Viburnum opulus 'Roseum'
A particularly lovely shrub with abundant, most attractive flowers from May. The round heads are made up of masses of trumpet shaped flowers, lime green in bud turning cream then pure white as they open. Leaves are toothed and bright green, turning...
Viburnum plicatum 'Kilimandjaro Sunrise'
Chelsea Flower Plant of the Year, 2015 It is no surprise that this gorgeous, eye catching new variety won the most prestigeous award at Chelsea, it has so much to offer. A structured, tiered shape is complemented with upright , hydrangea-like, whit...
Viburnum plicatum 'Popcorn'
Popcorn is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub that gets about 3 m tall and as wide. It is noted for producing , sterile, non-fragrant, white flowers along the branches in spring. The small rounded popcorn-like cluster that can get as big as 90 cm cove...
Viburnum tinus 'Spirit'
Viburnum tinus 'Spirit' is a dense, shrubby, smaller cultivar of Viburnum tinus, reaching a maximum of 2 metres high, having large heads of attractive pink buds opening into sweet, white flowers followed by blue-black fruit. The main flowering period...