Price: £13.99 - £14.99
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
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' 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
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").
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
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.
Price: £24.99 - £39.99
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
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").
Price: £17.99 - £24.99
Price: £9.99 - £16.99
Pieris 'Passion' is a showpiece shrub for the garden. Pieris plants are admired for their whorled foliage which is vivid red each spring as it unfurls. Pieris 'Passion' carries pendulous, pink-red flowers which appear in spring.
Pieris are evergreen, easy to maintain and requiring minimal pruning. Grow in acid borders, or patio containers of acidic (ericaceous) compost. Height and Spread: 2.5m (8').
Price: £19.99 - £59.99
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").
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
Price: £12.99 - £16.99
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
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
Price: £9.99 - £19.98
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
Who needs flowers when you can have foliage this good? Narrowly pointed, glossy crimson leaves emerge in spring before maturing to dark green. Throughout summer, the leathery leaves provide a fabulous backdrop for other shrubs and perennials until autumn turns them to a dazzling shade of scarlet. Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love' is a bushy evergreen shrub that makes a colourful contribution to shaded, acid borders and containers. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 60cm (24").
Price: £16.99 - £25.99
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 - £24.99
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The golden yellow, variegated foliage of this striking Euonymus brings a splash of colour to the garden all year round, and turns pink on the edges during cold periods.
Euonymus fortunei Blondy' is evergreen, extremely tough and durable. Plants of Euonymus will thrive in almost any position, and really is the must have plant for low maintenance gardens! It's the perfect choice for beginners and small gardens. Height and Spread: 60cm (24").
Price: £9.99 - £19.99
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
An unusual new Photinia, which is a variation on the popular Photinia 'Red Robin', and holds a prestigious RHS AGM. This robust, evergreen shrub bears leathery, variegated leaves, which emerge brilliant red with pink margins in the spring. Clusters of pretty white flowers appear in mid to late spring to complement the colourful foliage.
Happy in most garden soils, grow Photinia x fraseri 'Pink Marble' in borders or as a dramatic stand-alone specimen. This easy, low-maintenance shrub can also be grown as a low, hard-wearing hedge. Height: 5m (16'). Spread: 2m (6',5").
Price: £12.99 - £69.99
Leucothoe is an easy to grow, evergreen shrub for large patio pots or borders. Leucothoe 'Curly Red' has attractive, crimped and curled glossy foliage, turning deep red in autumn. Plants are highly sought after, and should take pride of place in your garden.
Leucothoe may look exotic and difficult to grow, but plants are hardy, and are ideal for shady borders with acid soil. Combine with other evergreen shrubs, especially those with golden foliage like Euonymus. Where soils are not naturally acidic, grow Leucothoe in patio containers using an ericaceous compost mix. Height: 1.5m (4',9"). Spread: 2m (6',5")
Price: £16.99 - £49.99
Price: £13.99 - £49.99
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
These wonderful evergreen climbers can be trained as standards for your summer patio, and can be brought into a greenhouse/conservatory through winter for a continuous display. The large pendulous, trumpet-shaped double flowers will appear from late May to September, offering a sweet fragrance.
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