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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.
Cork Oak. A stunning rounded evergreen tree with thick corky bark. It is grown in the Mediterranean in large plantations for the production of cork. It will do best in a warm, sunny position in. A very architectural hardy small tree....
Quercus x hickellii
Quercus x hickellii A really lovely oak which is a hybrid between Quercus robar and Quercus pontica. Quercus x hickellii has very large and slightly serrated leaves up to 15cm long and 10cm wide. It makes a dense oval crowned tree up to 6 metres high...
Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'
Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' The Black Elder. The lacy, finely-cut foliage is darker than Black Beauty. The wonderful foliage is accented by creamy pink flowers in spring that turn into purple black berries in autumn for the fall. Berries are ideal fo...
Skimmia x confusa 'Kew Green'
A hardy male evergreen shrub with shiny mid-green leaves. Fragrant creamy white flowers in spring. Height 1m, spread 1m. Flower colour white, flowers from April to May. Foliage colour green. It is recommended to prune off flowers once they have run 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...
Spiraea Japonica 'Magic Carpet'
Spiraea Japonica 'Magic Carpet' Dense, rounded shrub with leaves emerging red then turning to yellow. Has deep pink flowers in summer, a great colour splash in the garden. Hardy, deciduous, most soil types....
Spiraea japonica 'Double Play Big Bang'
Spiraea japonica 'Double Play Big Bang' Double Play has both colourful flowers and colourful foliage. Rich, purple, red new growth in spring compliments deep pink summer flowers. maintains its compact, rounded shape with minimal pruning. full s...
Bird of Paradise
Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise/Crane Flower) Commonly used by florists as a cut flower, the Bird of Paradise is the embodiment of exotica! It flowers from mid-winter through until the spring with a fantastic orangey-green flower resembling th...
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...
Thuja occidentalis Golden Smaragd
Thuja occidentalis Golden Smaragd White Cedar. A vey compact form of the dense conical conifer with upright sprays of mid-green leaves. Height 3-4m. Spread 2.5m. Evergreen. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Planting instructions Back-fill with soil mixed ...
Thuja plicata 'Can Can'
Western Red Cedar
A great evergreen tree for the smaller garden but can also be used as small hedge. If you want to keep it super-neat trim twice a year but even without trimming it's naturally dense habit lends itself to a small, compact hedge. Rich-green in colour w...
Viburnum 'Le Bois Marquis'
A stunning French cross between Viburnum awabuki and Virburnum Winton. Has abundant panicles of white, fragrant flowers in May/June followed by red berries. Arguably, however, the most striking feature of this plant is its its colour change in au...
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 bodnantense 'Dawn'
Viburnum × bodnantense 'Dawn' Sun: Full sun, partial shade Exposure: Sheltered or Exposed Situation/Facing: North, East, South, West Soil: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained Eventual height: 1.5m -2.5m Eventual spread: 1m - 1.5m Habit: Upright, bu...
Viburnum bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'
A sister seedling to Viburnum bodnantense 'Dawn', differing in that the white and pink flowers are slightly larger than 'Dawn', with yellow anthers. The deciduous leaves are also slightly larger. The flowers are still intensely fragrant, and pres...
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 dentatum 'Blue Muffin'
So named because of the wonderful, bright blue berries in late summer that follow the white clusters of flowers in May-June. This deciduous cultivar is a fast grower with a good, dense habit so as well as a specimen plant can also be used for hedgi...
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...