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Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' - 1 gardenia plant in 9cm pot

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy' - 1 gardenia plant in 9cm pot

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Exotic single white blooms with an intoxicating fragrance that is simply divine. Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy' is the first of its kind that can be grown outdoors all year round. Its glossy evergreen foliage provides the perfect backdrop for the exquisite blooms in summer. A beautiful, compact shrub for sheltered borders and containers. Height and spread: 90cm (36").

Culinary note: Use these extremely fragrant blooms in jams and preserves or add to cakes for extra flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £9.99 - £19.99

Coronilla glauca 'Citrina' - 1 x 3 litre potted coronilla plant

Coronilla glauca 'Citrina' - 1 x 3 litre potted coronilla plant

  • Compact evergreen ideal for small gardens
  • Endless show of scented pea-like blooms
  • Contrasting blue-green foliage
  • Strong Narcissus fragrance

Coronilla �Citrina� will light up the garden in winter with an abundance of lemon-yellow pea-like blooms that just keep coming. We've had reports of this easy to grow shrub flowering for 9 months or more, making it a hard-working addition to the garden scene. Hardy Coronilla �Citrina� shows off its sweet-scented blooms against unusual blue-green foliage. A versatile shrub for almost any garden situation, performing particularly well in exposed locations and coastal areas. A compact, rounded habit makes this tough little performer ideal for patio containers where you really get to appreciate the scent and pretty petite blooms. Alternatively train it as a wall shrub for a spectacular upright display. Height and spread: 100cm (39").

Price: £13.99 - £14.99

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus repens - 1 x 3.5 litre potted ceanothus plant

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus repens - 1 x 3.5 litre potted ceanothus plant

This spreading shrub forms shapely low mounds of evergreen foliage that creates fabulous groundcover. In late spring, this Californian Lilac is smothered in masses of powder blue flowers that create a wonderful, soft hazy appearance. Awarded an RHS AGM for its garden performance, Ceanothus thyrsiflorus repens is ideal for planting on banks and at the front of sunny shrub borders, or adding useful evergreen structure throughout the garden. Height: 1m (3'). Spread: 2.5m (8').

Price: £14.99 - £29.99

Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted leucothoe plant

Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted leucothoe plant

Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames' produces fiery crimson new shoots that stand out from the mature glossy green foliage beneath. The white spring flowers are carried in dainty racemes which only add to its charm. The onset of autumn sees the foliage turn to crimson, bringing a blaze of colour to fading planting schemes. This compact evergreen shrub has a neat, bushy habit that works well towards the front of shaded acid borders, and is equally useful in winter containers. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Price: £16.99 - £33.99

Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted nandina plant

Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted nandina plant

Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink' is a particularly flamboyant cultivar with blush pink young foliage in spring. The new growth retains its pink hue throughout the summer, developing to fiery red shades in autumn and winter. During the following year the leaves mature to green, but the fabulous colours are replaced by a new flush of fabulous pink growth. This vibrant Heavenly Bamboo also bears dainty white flowers in July followed by small red berries. This superb semi-evergreen shrub makes an ideal specimen plant with plenty of year round interest. A lovely, low maintenance addition to borders, patio containers and exotic planting schemes. Height and spread: 1m (39").

Price: £24.99 - £39.99

Coronilla glauca 'Citrina' - 1 x 9cm potted coronilla plant

Coronilla glauca 'Citrina' - 1 x 9cm potted coronilla plant

  • Compact evergreen ideal for small gardens
  • Endless show of scented pea-like blooms
  • Contrasting blue-green foliage
  • Strong Narcissus fragrance

Coronilla �Citrina� will light up the garden in winter with an abundance of lemon-yellow pea-like blooms that just keep coming. We've had reports of this easy to grow shrub flowering for 9 months or more, making it a hard-working addition to the garden scene. Hardy Coronilla �Citrina� shows off its sweet-scented blooms against unusual blue-green foliage. A versatile shrub for almost any garden situation, performing particularly well in exposed locations and coastal areas. A compact, rounded habit makes this tough little performer ideal for patio containers where you really get to appreciate the scent and pretty petite blooms. Alternatively train it as a wall shrub for a spectacular upright display. Height and spread: 100cm (39").

Price: £12.99 - £16.99

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance' - 1 x 15cm potted loropetalum plant

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance' - 1 x 15cm potted loropetalum plant

Rarely seen in gardens, this handsome spreading shrub deserves to be much better known. Evergreen purple-bronze foliage provides fabulous year round colour, and contrasts beautifully with the spidery, raspberry-red spring blooms. The flowers of Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance' are delicately scented, which only adds to its charms. This magnificent hardy shrub is ideal for sheltered borders and woodland gardens where it makes an eye catching specimen in spring and provides a beautiful backdrop for colourful summer perennials. Height and spread: 2m (79").

Price: £16.99

Daphne x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance' - 1 x 3 litre potted daphne plant

Daphne x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance' - 1 x 3 litre potted daphne plant

Non-stop blooms from April to October make Daphne x transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance' unbeatable for flowers and fragrance. This unusual semi-evergreen Daphne flowers on new growth, so they just keep coming! With a compact, slow growth habit and deliciously sweet fragrance, this elegant shrub is perfect for planting in containers close to a doorway, where you will fully appreciate the fabulous heady fragrance as you pass. Height and spread: 90cm (36"). Supplied as 3-branched plant.

Daphne 'Eternal Fragrance' is protected by PBR and propagation is therefore prohibited.

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Gardening news: Daphne 'Eternal Fragrance' wins gold award

Price: £24.99 - £39.99

Pieris 'Forest Flame' - 1 x 3 litre potted pieris plant

Pieris 'Forest Flame' - 1 x 3 litre potted pieris plant

Awarded and RHS AGM for its outstanding garden performance, Pieris 'Forest Flame' is a well loved variety, and often thought to be one of the best!. Young spring leaves are bright red fading through coral pink and cream, before reaching their final shade of dark green. The colourful foliage contrasts beautifully with the dangling clusters of creamy white flowers in spring. With a narrow, upright habit, this hardy evergreen shrub is particularly useful for adding colour and interest to the back of shaded borders. Height: 4m (13�). Spread: 2m (6�,6").

Price: £19.99 - £79.99

Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler' - 1 x 9cm potted choisya plant

Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler' - 1 x 9cm potted choisya plant

  • Glossy green foliage all year round
  • Snowy white blooms in spring and again in late summer/early autumn
  • Ideal for borders and scented gardens
This elegant, evergreen shrub is cloaked in glossy green, linear leaves all year round. In April, the foliage sets off its snowy-white blooms to perfection, creating a truly beautiful display. Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler' produces a second flush of flowers in late summer and autumn providing valuable late-season blooms with a rich, heady fragrance. With a neat, rounded habit, this RHS AGM variety makes a superb specimen shrub for borders and scented gardens. Choisya, also known as Mexican Orange Blossom, are low maintenance and will even tolerate coastal conditions if given adequate shelter. Height and spread: 2.5m (6' 5").

Price: £9.99 - £16.99

Daphne Tangutica - 1 x 10.5cm potted daphne plant

Daphne Tangutica - 1 x 10.5cm potted daphne plant

This charming little shrub makes a big impression in spring. Clusters of purple buds crowd the tips of each branch, opening to reveal star-shaped, white flowers flushed with lilac. Chances are, you�ll smell the richly fragrant blooms before you see them, so plant Daphne tangutica close to a path or doorway where it can be fully appreciated every time you pass. As the flowers fade they are replaced by scarlet, red berries, which stand out against the leathery, evergreen foliage. With a compact habit, this Daphne is perfect for even the smallest borders. Height and spread: 100cm (39").

Price: £14.99 - £37.98

Trachelospermum jasminoides - 1 x 3 litre potted trachelospermum jasminoides plant

Trachelospermum jasminoides - 1 x 3 litre potted trachelospermum jasminoides plant

Although Trachelopsermum jasminoides is not of the Jasmine family, it is often confused as such for its common name of Star Jasmine. This elegant evergreen climber bears thousands of pure white, star-shaped flowers throughout summer on twining woody stems. The glossy, evergreen foliage forms the perfect backdrop for its dramatic blooms which perfume the air with an irresistible, sweet fragrance. A stunning addition to a scented patio garden or grown against a sheltered wall for a truly glamorous display. Height and spread: 3m (9').

Price: £24.99 - £99.99

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' - 1 x 10.5cm potted Daphne plant

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' - 1 x 10.5cm potted Daphne plant

  • The World's Most Fragrant Shrub
  • Towers of fragrance
Pretty pink springtime flowers clothe the stems of this robust shrub and fill the garden with an exquisite perfume. Although slow growing, Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ is well worth the wait, forming a medium sized shrub with an attractive rounded habit. This hardy evergreen shrub has increased in popularity in recent years, providing year round interest as a specimen plant in borders and containers. Height and spread: 120cm (47").

Price: £17.99 - £24.99

Skimmia japonica subsp. reevesiana - 1 x 2 litre potted skimmia plant

Skimmia japonica subsp. reevesiana - 1 x 2 litre potted skimmia plant

Ideal for patio pots or shrub borders alike, Skimmia japonica subsp. reevesiana, is a tough, hardy evergreen shrub that will provide you with continuous interest all throughout the year. Forming a small, rounded shape naturally, this versatile plant will produce dense clusters of pink tinged, white flowers in mid spring, these will develop during the summer and autumn into bright red, glossy berries that can last well into the winter months. The plant is self-fertile too so it will produce it's fruit without the need for another pollinating partner. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 100cm (39").

Price: £27.99 - £39.99

Viburnum tinus - 1 x 3.6 litre potted viburnum plant

Viburnum tinus - 1 x 3.6 litre potted viburnum plant

Viburnum tinus is a real showstopper, brightening up that gloomy part of your garden in winter when nothing much else is performing. With strong fragrance, the fantastic white flowers last from December right through until April, followed by dark blue-black fruit. This easy to grow hardy shrub is the perfect choice if you are looking to extend the flowering season in your garden. RHS Perfect for Pollinators approved. Height & Spread: 3m (10').

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' - 1 x 8cm potted abelia plant

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' - 1 x 8cm potted abelia plant

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Enjoy an explosion of colour from this pretty new Abelia! The glossy, semi-evergreen leaves emerge in shades of lime green and yellow, intensifying as summer progresses and eventually gaining shades of fiery orange and red in the autumn. To complement this striking foliage, Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' produces a profusion of delicate white, lightly fragrant blooms from July to October. Bred to have a dense, compact habit, this super little shrub is a great addition to borders and patio containers. Height 75cm (30"). Spread: 100cm (39").

Price: £14.99 - £19.99

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' - 1 x 2 litre potted photinia plant

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' - 1 x 2 litre potted photinia plant

The best known of its species, Photinia 'Red Robin' is well loved for its blaze of bright scarlet young foliage in spring. The glossy new leaves and crimson stems make a strong contrast with the mature green foliage lower down the plant, giving an eye catching two-tone effect. The Spring foliage is complemented by rounded clusters of creamy white flowers. This popular evergreen shrub is versatile too - plant it in woodland areas and shrubberies for a splash of spring colour, or grow it as a low maintenance specimen plant. This colourful RHS AGM variety even tolerates hard pruning, making a useful evergreen hedge. In frost prone areas, plant Photinia next to a warm wall or in the shelter of other shrubs. Height and spread: up to 4m (13').

Price: £12.99 - £69.99

Rhododendron 'Moerheim' - 1 x 2 litre potted rhododendron plant

Rhododendron 'Moerheim' - 1 x 2 litre potted rhododendron plant

This easy to grow Rhododendron is an RHS Award of Garden Merit holder, and is recommended for any garden in the UK. Rhododendron 'Moerheim' is bushy, compact and grows no more than 60cm (24") tall.

Rhododendron 'Moerheim' makes a lovely feature in the border or in a container on the patio, with masses of frilly, violet-blue blooms that cover the foliage during the spring. With a compact, spreading habit this dwarf, evergreen Azalea makes an ideal low maintenance shrub for year round colour. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

Price: £14.99 - £32.99

Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' - 1 x 1 litre potted lithodora plant

Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' - 1 x 1 litre potted lithodora plant

Bright royal blue, star shaped blooms smother mats of narrow, evergreen foliage throughout late spring and summer. With such a long flowering period, Lithodora 'Heavenly Blue' gives a superb performance as ground cover in rockeries, troughs or at the edge of borders. This hardy, low growing shrub is easy to grow and holds an RHS AGM. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Price: £9.99 - £22.99

Trachelospermum jasminoides - 2 x 7cm potted trachelospermum jasminoides plants

Trachelospermum jasminoides - 2 x 7cm potted trachelospermum jasminoides plants

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Although Trachelopsermum jasminoides is not of the Jasmine family, it is often confused as such for its common name of Star Jasmine. This elegant evergreen climber bears thousands of pure white, star-shaped flowers throughout summer on twining woody stems. The glossy, evergreen foliage forms the perfect backdrop for its dramatic blooms which perfume the air with an irresistible, sweet fragrance. A stunning addition to a scented patio garden or grown against a sheltered wall for a truly glamorous display. Height and spread: 3m (9').

Price: £12.99 - £23.98

Magnolia 'Fairy Cream' - 1 x 13cm potted magnolia plant

Magnolia 'Fairy Cream' - 1 x 13cm potted magnolia plant

  • More flower power than any other magnolia we've found!
  • Spectacular fragrant specimen plant
This lovely Magnolia bears its gently fragrant blooms along the length of its stems, at every leaf axil, giving extraordinary flower power. Compact and delicate, it makes a fabulous specimen plant, particularly in smaller gardens where it won't dominate. Magnolia 'Fairy Cream' is comparatively quick growing, producing spring blooms on relatively young plants. This stunning evergreen shrub makes a wonderful feature plant for a sheltered border or woodland garden, and can even be grown in large containers. Height: 250cm (98"). Spread: 200cm (79").

Culinary note: The young flowers, once separated, can be pickled and then used either on their own as a treat or in salads. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £19.99 - £29.99

Festuca glauca - 1 x 1 litre potted festuca plant

Festuca glauca - 1 x 1 litre potted festuca plant

Grown for its stiff, architectural blue foliage, the Blue Fescue is a useful evergreen grass for year round interest. From early summer, the foliage is complemented by short, blue-green flower spikes. This hardy little perennial looks quite at home in patio pots, rockeries, gravel gardens and borders, mixing nicely with perennials, alpines or even small shrubs. Festuca glauca has a particularly neat, clump forming habit that remains nicely compact as it grows. This hardy evergreen grass is easy to grow and virtually maintenance free. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Price: £9.99 - £14.99

Fatsia japonica - 1 x 3.5 litre potted fatsia japonica plant

Fatsia japonica - 1 x 3.5 litre potted fatsia japonica plant

Fatsia is an excellent, instant impact, architectural shrub for mixed borders or tropical gardens. The evergreen plants are glorious, with 45cm (18") wide, palmate foliage, which is glossy and weatherproof.

Fatsia japonica is robust, hardy and fast-growing, quickly filling a gap in the border, in sun or shade. During the summer, globular white flowers appear which change to black seedpods by autumn. Plants are low-maintenance and long-lasting. Height and Spread: 2.5m (8.2').

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Plumbago auriculata - 2 x 9cm potted plumbago plants

Plumbago auriculata - 2 x 9cm potted plumbago plants

This scrambling evergreen shrub makes an exotic addition to the conservatory. The long stems can be trained upwards on a trellis to create a fabulous display. From early summer to autumn, clusters of sky-blue flowers appear among the glossy green foliage. Plumbago auriculata is frost tender so it is best confined to a conservatory or heated greenhouse with a minimum temperature of 5C. Height: 4m (13�). Spread: 3m (10�).

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted escallonia plant

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted escallonia plant

Escallonia is a popular shrub in the UK, because it's hardy, evergreen, quick-growing and trouble-free. It can be grown as a hedge or screen - even in coastal gardens, and is easy to maintain.

The bushy plants of Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' offer glossy leaves and, from summer to autumn, pinky-white flowers. Plants can be used for hedging, but also look very attractive as free-standing specimens in the border, amongst herbaceous perennials. Height and Spread: 2.5m (8').

Price: £13.99 - £59.99

Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted plant

Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted plant

This elegant, hardy evergreen shrub is cloaked in glossy green, linear leaves all year round. In April the foliage sets off its snowy-white blooms to perfection, creating a truly beautiful display. Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler' produces a second flush in late summer and autumn providing valuable late season flowers with a rich, heady fragrance. With a neat, rounded habit, this RHS AGM variety makes a superb specimen shrub for borders and scented gardens. Mexican Orange Blossom plants are low maintenance, and will tolerate coastal conditions if given adequate shelter. Height and spread: 2.5m (6',5").

Price: £15.99 - £49.99

Eucalyptus gunnii - 1 x 3.5 litre potted eucalyptus plant

Eucalyptus gunnii - 1 x 3.5 litre potted eucalyptus plant

Prune this eye catching, hardy evergreen into an attractive shrub, or let it to grow into a magnificent tree. Young plants bear silvery blue foliage before producing more linear green leaves as the tree ages. Stems of eucalyptus leaves are excellent for adding to cut flower arrangements! The attractive flaking bark reveals exquisite shapes and patterns on the main trunk of mature specimens. Eucalyptus gunnii is fast growing and easy to care for, making an outstanding specimen plant. Height: Up to 25m (80ft) if not pruned. Spread: Up to 10m (32ft) if not pruned.

Price: £14.99 - £32.99

Escallonia 'Iveyi' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted escallonia plant

Escallonia 'Iveyi' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted escallonia plant

Large clusters of pure white flowers cover this Escallonia through summer and early autumn. 'Iveyi' is a vigorous, evergreen shrub that is covered in rich, dark green leaves in stark contrast to its blooms. A popular shrub in Britain's gardens due to its hardiness and versatility, this RHS AGM winner can be used as a specimen plant or just as easily as part of a hedge or shrub collection. Height: 250cm (98"). Spread: 250cm (98").

Price: £13.99 - £59.99

Phlox Collection (Creeping) - 10 phlox Postiplug plants

Phlox Collection (Creeping) - 10 phlox Postiplug plants

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  • Fragrant ground cover
  • Flowers late spring
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
Groundcover needn't be dull! Carpet your garden in rich colour and keep the weeds at bay with our perennial creeping phlox collection. This hardy rockery plant has many uses � underplant trees, shrubs and tall perennials, soften path edging or cover awkward slopes and banks. If you're tired of your lawn, why not replace it with a sea of seasonal colour. This collection comes into its own in March to May, bridging the colour gap between winter and summer bedding. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 50cm (20").
  • Collection comprises:
  • Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'
  • Phlox subulata 'Snowflake'
  • Phlox subulata 'Red Wings'
  • Phlox subulata 'Drummonds Pink'
  • Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion'

Price: £13.99 - £49.99

Choisya ternata 'Apple Blossom' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted choisya plant

Choisya ternata 'Apple Blossom' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted choisya plant

Choisya ternata 'Apple Blossom' is the first of its kind � a Mexican Orange Blossom with bicoloured flowers! Deep pink buds open to reveal the fragrant blooms from to April and May, often followed by a second flush in late summer. This superb hardy shrub is particularly attractive with finely cut leaves that give a more delicate appearance than many varieties. With an upright, compact habit, Choisya makes an excellent evergreen specimen shrub. Low maintenance and easy to care for, giving plenty of year round interest. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Price: £19.99 - £69.99

Bluebell Creeper - 1 x 7cm potted bluebell creeper plant

Bluebell Creeper - 1 x 7cm potted bluebell creeper plant

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
Would you believe that Bluebell Creeper is considered a weed in Australia? Not so in the UK where we enjoy its delicate beauty. Sollya heterophylla is easy to grow, preferring a sheltered corner, where it'll give 2 metres worth of evergreen display, cloaked in little blue bell flowers through the summer. This plant is rarely offered for sale. Height: 2m (6', 6"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Price: £9.99 - £19.98

Santolina chamaecyparissus - 1 x 8cm potted santolina plant

Santolina chamaecyparissus - 1 x 8cm potted santolina plant

Santolina chamaecyparissus is an eye-catching small shrub, with yellow button flowers sitting atop the silver, ferny foliage in midsummer. The silvery foliage persists all year round, and plants are drought tolerant and will thrive on neglect. Cotton Lavender is a dwarf, evergreen shrub for any part of the garden. An excellent choice for Mediterranean themes, gravel gardens or patio containers. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 100cm (39").

Culinary note: The fragrant leaves can be used as a condiment to flavour soups and broths. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £9.99 - £22.99

Oleander - 1 x 14cm potted oleander plant (pink)

Oleander - 1 x 14cm potted oleander plant (pink)

Give your garden a tropical feel with these glorious Oleanders. This eye catching evergreen shrub is one of the UK's favourite and easiest to grow exotics. The sweetly fragrant, funnel shaped blooms flower through the summer and well into autumn, followed by fascinating bean-like seed pods. Hardy down to -6�C (21.2F) this attractive shrub makes a superb specimen and a particularly attractive hedge. In cold areas, grow Oleanders in containers on the patio which can be moved to a protected position during the coldest winter months. Please take care when handling Oleander as contact with the foliage may irritate the skin. Oleander is toxic if eaten. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 150cm (59").

Price: £11.99

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' - 1 x 11cm potted daphne plant

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' - 1 x 11cm potted daphne plant

Deeply fragrant pale pink blooms open around Christmas time and fragrance the air in the depths of winter. Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' is a hardy evergreen shrub with a rounded compact habit and attractive glossy, yellow edged leaves. This highly sought after shrub makes a stylish addition to sunny or semi-shaded borders. Daphne's slow growth habit also makes it ideal for large containers, where the scent can be enjoyed up close. Height and spread: 150cm (59").

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Gardening news: Top 10 evergreen shrubs

Price: £17.99 - £24.99

Abelia 'Edward Goucher' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted abelia plant

Abelia 'Edward Goucher' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted abelia plant

This rounded, semi-evergreen shrub has a graceful arching habit that makes a lovely feature in sunny borders. From July to October, the stems play host to clusters of lilac-pink, tubular flowers with a delicate honey fragrance. Cloaked in bright green leaves throughout summer, Abelia 'Edward Goucher' turns to muted shades of bronze with the onset of autumn. This RHS AGM variety is a popular choice for cottage garden borders and makes an pleasing hedge too. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 200cm (78").

Price: £16.99 - £59.99

Mahonia aquifolium - 1 x 3.5 litre potted mahonia plant

Mahonia aquifolium - 1 x 3.5 litre potted mahonia plant

Mahonia aquifolium offers year round interest in the garden. These handsome shrubs have glossy, weatherproof foliage, and spring blossom in acid yellow tones. The blue-black berries later add to the show, along with the leaves taking on a purple flush in autumn!

Mahonia plants are prickly evergreens, so are ideal for security planting and deterring burglars and cats from your garden. Mahonia aquifolium is spreading, and will fill awkward areas in shade, which is especially useful for woodland gardens. An easy to grow, low-maintenance shrub, that is ideal for small gardens and beginners. Height: 1m (39"). Spread: 1.5m (59").


Culinary note: The ripe fruits are too acidic to eat raw but can be stewed with sugar or other fruits and made into jelly or pies. They are used to help the milder flavour of some fruits or to make a lemonade-like drink. Young leaves are simmered in water and eaten as a snack. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £14.99 - £24.99