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'Shrubs'

Fragrant Winter Shrub Collection - 3 x 9cm potted shrub plants (1 of each variety)

Fragrant Winter Shrub Collection - 3 x 9cm potted shrub plants (1 of each variety)

We've put together a special collection of shrubs, especially for the winter months when little else is happening in the garden. These wonderful shrubs will not only give you some much needed floral outdoor decoration, but will also enhance your outdoor space by lifting your spirits with delightful scents. Each variety has been especially chosen on its own individual merits, and as a collection they are guaranteed to add a special touch to your winter garden.

Your collection will contain the following varieties:
Chimonanthus praecox - 'Wintersweet' is a handsome shrub which is perfect for giving winter colour to small gardens. The small, sweetly-scented, sulphur yellow flowers are produced elegantly on bare stems through the winter.
Viburnum x bodantense 'Dawn' - Masses of richly perfumed blooms are produced on bare, woody stems. The dark pink flowers fade slowly to white before giving way to small, rounded, purple berries in summer.
Sarcococca confusa - An easy to grow shrub, with flowers which might be inconspicuous, and hide beneath the leathery foliage, but you won't miss their powerful, honey-like fragrance. The flowers are followed by black berries, which stay on the plant for a long time.

Price: £10.00

Foragers Hedging Collection - 25 bare root hedging plants

Foragers Hedging Collection - 25 bare root hedging plants

Foraging is becoming ever popular, with people looking for foods that are outside the norm but are also sustainable and found growing in the wild. We have put together a collection of hedging plants that can be grown together to make a great looking hedge and at the same time provide you with edible fruits in one form or another:

Blackthorn will produce sloes which are famously used for making sloe gin but can also be used to make jam or jelly and can also be cooked in meat dishes.

Crab Apples can be cooked into desserts or made into crab apple jelly, as they are also high in pectin this can be used when making other jams or preserves.

Elderberry flowers and fruits have many uses, wine and cordial drinks being the most popular.

Sea Buckthorn has bright orange fruits that are rich in vitamin C and E, the juice and oils can be used for health benefits and even the leaves can be used for making tea.

Wild Cherries, whilst bitter if eaten raw, can be cooked into pies and tarts with sugar to make them a tasty dessert.

Supplied as 50 - 90cm bareroots (20 - 35") Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26'). Planting Distance: 45cm (18"). (3 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Price: £29.99 - £49.99

Wildlife Hedging Collection - 25 bare root hedging plants

Wildlife Hedging Collection - 25 bare root hedging plants

We have chosen five varieties of plant that will provide you with an effective hedging scheme and at the same time be greatly appreciated by wildlife. All the varieties of plant will produce flowers that will be attractive to pollinating insects throughout spring and early summer and the dense growth will provide a haven for nesting birds too. By autumn, the berries and fruits will appear and will help to provide all sorts of wildlife with food over the winter period. The varieties are: Elderberry, Golden Elderberry, Dog Rose, Wild Cherry and Crab Apple. Supplied as 50 - 90cm bareroots (20 - 35") Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26'). Planting Distance: 30cm (12"). (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Price: £29.99 - £49.99

Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Flame' - 1 x 9cm potted cornus plant

Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Flame' - 1 x 9cm potted cornus plant

 Customer Rating

  • Best shrub for winter colour
Grown for its colourful winter stems, this spectacular Dogwood will really brighten up the garden during those cold, grey days. Cloaked in green foliage throughout summer, Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Flame' bears tiny white flowers followed by glossy black berries. By autumn the foliage turns to a fiery shade of red before falling to the ground to reveal spectacular orange, yellow and red stems. A superbly versatile, deciduous shrub for year round interest. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 2.5m (8').

Price: £12.99 - £24.99

Weigela 'Victoria' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted weigela plant

Weigela 'Victoria' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted weigela plant

Rich purple-bronze foliage provides a magnificent contrast with the deep pink, trumpet shaped blooms. From late spring to early summer the nectar rich flowers of Weigela 'Victoria' attract bees and other pollinators to the garden. This enchanting deciduous shrub has a compact, upright habit that can be easily accommodated in mixed borders. Versatile and easy to grow, Weigela is a useful shrub that will tolerate most gardens and needs little maintenance. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 1.5m (5').

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted leucothoe plant

Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames' (Large Plant) - 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

Spiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1.5 litre potted spiraea plant

Spiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim' (Large Plant) - 1 x 1.5 litre potted spiraea plant

Awarded a coveted RHS AGM, Spiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim' bears small white flowers against a mass of grey-green leaves on arching branches. Spirea are deciduous shrubs and are very easy to grow. Ideal for those looking to attract wildlife to their garden. An easy to grow, resilient shrub for a wildlife garden or sunny border. Height: 1.5m (5'). Spread: 1.5m (5').

Price: £8.99 - £59.99

Buddleja davidii 'Wisteria Lane' - 1 x 13cm potted buddleja plant

Buddleja davidii 'Wisteria Lane' - 1 x 13cm potted buddleja plant

  • Trailing flowers on a buddleja
  • Weeping, wisteria habit
  • Honey-scented blooms
  • Attracts butterflies and other pollinating insects
Long, deep lilac flower spikes of this spectacular buddleja hang down with an unusual weeping habit, which is very reminiscent of wisteria. This striking free-standing shrub is relatively compact and will enhance the back of a sunny border as well as a large container on the terrace. Wherever you plant it, Buddleja �Wisteria Lane� will be an impressive addition to your garden, attracting masses of butterflies and other pollinating insects to the garden with its colour and honey-scented, hanging blooms. Height and spread: 1.5m (59").

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Pennisetum alopecuroides - 1 x 9cm potted pennisetum plant

Pennisetum alopecuroides - 1 x 9cm potted pennisetum plant

Pennisetum alopecuroides is a highly decorative ornamental grass, also known as Fountain Grass, and is a plant which gives almost all year round interest in the garden. It is a low-maintenance plant, which quickly forms a clump, so is ideal for filling gaps in perennial and shrub borders. The grassy foliage is neat, but stays quite inconspicuous until the flower heads appear during late summer. But, once they appear, they really dazzle, with spikelet's looking much like a squirrel's tail! Leave the decorative seedheads on your Fountain Grass plants into the autumn. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 120cm (47").

Price: £11.99

Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted chaenomeles plant

Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted chaenomeles plant

An excellent ground cover shrub, Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii' has prostrate growth, punctuated with beautiful, orange flowers during the spring. Later in the summer, eye-catching golden fruits then follow. These aromatic autumn fruits are edible but not considered palatable unless cooked.

The Japanese Dwarf Quince is perfect for growing alongside spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils and tulips or training against walls and fences. Will be happiest in a sunny border. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 200cm (78").

Price: £13.99 - £19.99

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted choisya plant

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted choisya plant

An eye-catching and deservedly popular shrub! Choisya ternata 'Sundance' is well loved for is bright gold evergreen foliage. Grow it in full sun for the best colour. This reliable Mexican Orange Blossom is easy to grow, with a neat, compact habit that requires virtually no maintenance - perfect for beginner gardeners and enthusiasts alike. Choisya ternata plants are also very tolerant of difficult growing conditions, including coastal gardens. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for adding a splash of year-round colour to mixed borders. Height and spread: 2.5m (8').

Price: £9.99 - £29.99

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted ceanothus plant

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted ceanothus plant

A great shrub for those who are new to gardening or are looking for an easy to grow, low maintenance specimen plant. Ceanothus are quick-growing, and 'Gloire de Versailles' has a rounded shape, covered in powder-blue flowers over an impressively long summer period.

Ceanothus 'Glorie de Versailles' is as easy to grow shrub, which is drought tolerant and many different types of soil. Bees and butterflies love the sweetly-scented nectar of the lilac blooms too. A holder of a coveted RHS AGM award. Height and Spread: 1.5m (4.9').

Price: £14.99 - £29.99

Rose 'Red Fairy' (Polyantha) (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted rose plant

Rose 'Red Fairy' (Polyantha) (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted rose plant

This eye-catching red Polyantha rose produces its scentless, scarlet blooms in large clusters throughout the summer. Well branched stems are cloaked in glossy green foliage that shows good resistance to disease. A neat, compact variety with a low spreading habit, Rose 'Red Fairy' makes a lovely patio shrub or an attractive addition to sunny borders. The colourful blooms also make good cut flowers. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 100cm (39").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Rosehips and petals can be used in making syrups and the petals will add flavour to cold drinks or fruit dishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

Holly (Hedging) - 1 x 9cm potted hedging plant

Holly (Hedging) - 1 x 9cm potted hedging plant

A great all round performing hedging plant, Holly has just about every quality you need to make an effective boundary. The evergreen leaves will effectively form a permanent dense screen for privacy, the spiky edges to them will also make a good deterrent, berries in the winter add a touch of colour and give all year interest, plus the birds love them! Easy to grow and maintain, either formally or left to grow to give a more natural look. Supplied as 30 - 45 cm potted plants (12 - 18") Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26'). Planting distance: 45cm (18"). (3 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Price: £8.99 - £1449.99

Symphoricarpos 'Magical Candy' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted symphoricarpos plant

Symphoricarpos 'Magical Candy' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted symphoricarpos plant

A compact plant which produces a mass of small pink flowers in summer which go on to produce pink fleshy berries in autumn (harmful if eaten). A non fussy shrub, Symphoricarpos 'Magical Candy' will thrive on most soils and although prefers to be in sun, it will tolerate part shade. The deciduous foliage is a yellow tinted green colour, which goes beautifully with its pink fruits. Height & Spread: 80cm (32").

Price: £14.99 - £22.99

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' (Hardy) - 3 fuchsia Postiplug plants

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' (Hardy) - 3 fuchsia Postiplug plants

This bushy variety bears a profusion of double purple blooms with contrasting cerise pink sepals over a particularly long period. The ruffled blooms of Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' appear early in the season on vigorous, upright stems. This popular hardy fuchsia is well loved for its showy blooms and holds an RHS AGM for its excellent garden performance. A lovely compact specimen for a patio container or planted at the front of mixed borders. Height and spread: 45cm (18").


Useful links:

How to grow fuchsias


Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £4.99

Viburnum opulus - 1 x 9cm potted viburnum plant

Viburnum opulus - 1 x 9cm potted viburnum plant

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  • All year round interest
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

Clusters of snowball flowers smother the stems of Viburnum opulus in May and June, giving way to glossy, red berries in autumn. Viburnum flowers are loved by florists for their green-tinged blooms that mature to brilliant white. This reliable, bushy deciduous shrub is cloaked in vibrant green, maple-like foliage throughout summer before autumn turns its leaves to shades of purple and red. An excellent choice for encouraging wildlife, the Snowball Bush makes a superb specimen shrub for a long season of interest, even in challenging coastal areas. Height: 5m (10'). Spread: 4m (8').

Price: £10.99 - £19.99

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted plant

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted plant

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' simply exudes elegance! From late spring to early summer, racemes of pristine white flowers cover the light green foliage in a breathtaking display. With the onset of Autumn, the leaves turn to gentle shades of orange and gold. This superb variety has an attractive rounded habit, with arching branches that create a most elegant outline. Awarded an RHS AGM, this hardy, deciduous shrub makes a showy specimen plant for borders or woodland edges. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 3m (10').

Price: £14.99 - £44.99

Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted kerria plant

Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted kerria plant

Easy to grow deciduous shrub, which is ideal for beginners, small gardens or traditional cottage garden borders. Also known as the Japanese Rose, Kerria is elegant, spreading and offers simple, gleaming blooms in golden-yellow.

Kerria shrubs are robust, arching and fill gaps in borders quickly and easily; they're also perfect in a woodland setting. Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea' is one of the easiest shrubs to grow. Height: 2m (6',5"). Spread: 2.5m (8').

Price: £14.99 - £19.99

Lavender 'Hidcote' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted lavender plant

Lavender 'Hidcote' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted lavender plant

With its compact habit and dark purple flower spikes, this must be one of the nation's best known varieties of English lavender. The fragrant stems of Lavandula 'Hidcote' are ideal for cutting or drying, and the nectar-rich flowers are particularly attractive to bees. Lavender makes an excellent low hedge or path edging where the perfume can be appreciated as you brush past the aromatic evergreen foliage. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 75cm (30").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £7.99 - £17.99

Acer negundo 'Flamingo' (Large Plant) - 1 x 5 litre potted acer plant

Acer negundo 'Flamingo' (Large Plant) - 1 x 5 litre potted acer plant

A fast growing type of maple, this attractive tree is grown for its striking foliage. New leaves appear in spring with a definite pink hue to them and as they mature they acquire their normal green colouring, with an unusual white or pale pink variegation! Due to its naturally small size for a tree of this type, Acer negundo 'Flamingo' can be grown in a smaller sized garden, although pruning will be needed, alternatively it can be kept pruned back regularly and grown as a large shrub, either way it will certainly be a hit in your garden! Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26').

Price: £24.99 - £39.99

Tree Lily® 'Pink Explosion' - 3 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs

Tree Lily® 'Pink Explosion' - 3 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs

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  • Incredible Tree Lilies®
  • 8ft tall in as little as 2 years
  • One bulb produces up to 30 trumpet blooms
  • Fantastic, sweet and fresh fragrance
This new variety of tree lily® has sumptuous backward curving, pink petals and an exquisite fragrance to match. Tree lilies® are the breathtaking result of years of painstaking breeding; these incredible varieties of Oriental lily can grow as tall as 2.5m (8ft) in as little as two years. One single bulb of Tree Lily® 'Pink Explosion' can produce up to thirty 20cm (8") trumpet blooms and will take on a shrub-like appearance over the years.The sturdy stalks are almost 5cm (2") thick, so they won't need supporting and the foliage remains lush all season. It couldn't be easier. Grow them through shrubs in borders, against walls and fences, or in large pots for the patio, and let them look after themselves. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 60cm (24").

Useful links:

How to grow bulbs, corms and tubers

Price: £6.99

Kolkwitzia amabilis (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted kolkwitzia amabilis plant

Kolkwitzia amabilis (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted kolkwitzia amabilis plant

We can see why this deciduous shrub is also known as the 'Beauty Bush'; during May and June, the arching stems of Kolkwitzia are smothered with masses of intricately detailed, trumpet flowers!

Not always seen in the UK, Kolkwitzia amabilis is fast-growing, hardy and will be one of the first shrubs to begin flowering in the summer. Plants are versatile, and will grow in many different soil types. Plant at the back of a mixed herbaceous border for a real treat! Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 4m (12').

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus repens (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted ceanothus plant

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus repens (Large Plant) - 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 'Curly Red' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted leucothoe plant

Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted leucothoe plant

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

Wayfaring Tree (Hedging) - 1 bare root hedging plant

Wayfaring Tree (Hedging) - 1 bare root hedging plant

A dense, upright shrub, becoming spreading as time progresses. Viburnum lantana has thick, dark green foliage and creamy-white flowers in May. After flowering, green fruit starts to form, turning orange-red then black. Particularly ornamental as all three fruit colours can be seen in the same cluster at any one time. Although the tough foliage helps retain this shrubs colourful appearance, it is not evergreen and will lose its foliage for a few weeks in winter. Listed by the RHS as 'Perfect for Pollinators' and prefers an acid soil. Supplied as 60 - 90 cm bareroots (24 - 35") Height: 4m (13'). Spread: 4m (13'). Planting distance: 45cm (18").(3 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

Price: £6.99 - £899.99

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Dart's Red Lady' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted berberis plant

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Dart's Red Lady' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted berberis plant

Awarded an RHS AGM for its garden performance, Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Dart's Red Lady' is a particularly striking cultivar. The young foliage is deep purple, making a fabulous contrast with its pale yellow flowers which are carried along the length of each stem in early spring. The red berries that follow stand out nicely against the dark leaves. As autumn brings a change in the weather, the foliage responds by turning to scarlet red before they fall. This spreading deciduous Japanese Barberry makes a colourful specimen shrub. Loved by pollinating insects, it is equally useful in wildlife areas. Height: 50cm (19"). Spread: 50cm (19").

Price: £14.99 - £22.99

Berberis thunbergii 'Inspiration' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted berberis plant

Berberis thunbergii 'Inspiration' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted berberis plant

A particularly ornamental Barberry, bearing vibrant foliage mottled with red, pink and white. Flowering from April to May, this pretty deciduous shrub will attract plenty of pollinating insects. Red berries in late summer and bright red autumn foliage continue the display into autumn, ensuring a long season of interest. Berberis thunbergii 'Inspiration' has a neat compact habit that is well suited to rockeries and the front of borders. An attractive and easy to grow shrub that will thrive in a wide range of conditions. Height and spread: 50cm (19�).

Price: £16.99 - £59.99

Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted leucothoe plant

Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted leucothoe plant

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

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

Viburnum tinus 'Spirit' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted viburnum plant

Viburnum tinus 'Spirit' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted viburnum plant

Viburnum tinus 'Spirit' is a dense, rounded, bushy, evergreen shrub which boasts clusters of pink buds which open to lightly scented white flowers from November right up until May � that's six whole months worth of flowers. Then if that wasn't enough, blue-black fruits start to form, with a background of dark green leaves. It's the plant that just keeps on giving. Height & Spread: 2m (7').

Price: £15.99 - £69.99

Philadelphus 'Virginal' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted philadelphus plant

Philadelphus 'Virginal' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted philadelphus plant

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This hardy deciduous shrub deserves a prominent spot in garden borders. The fully double blooms of Philadelphus 'Virginal' unfurl their pure white petals in early summer to release the most exquisite 'orange blossom' perfume. Like all Mock Orange shrubs, this stunning variety attracts bees and other insects to its nectar rich flowers. With a vigorous, upright habit, Philadelphus makes a useful large shrub for wildlife and woodland gardens, and even copes well in coastal conditions. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 2.5m (8').

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

Pennisetum alopecuroides (Large Plant) - 1 x 1.5 litre potted pennisetum plant

Pennisetum alopecuroides (Large Plant) - 1 x 1.5 litre potted pennisetum plant

Pennisetum alopecuroides is a highly decorative ornamental grass, also known as Fountain Grass, and is a plant which gives almost all year round interest in the garden. It is a low-maintenance plant, which quickly forms a clump, so is ideal for filling gaps in perennial and shrub borders. The grassy foliage is neat, but stays quite inconspicuous until the flower heads appear during late summer. But, once they appear, they really dazzle, with spikelet's looking much like a squirrel's tail! Leave the decorative seedheads on your Fountain Grass plants into the autumn. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 120cm (47").

Price: £9.99 - £21.99

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold Promise' - 1 x 9cm potted hamamelis plant

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold Promise' - 1 x 9cm potted hamamelis plant

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  • Fragrant bright yellow flowers
During the bleak winter months, this deciduous shrub bears an explosion of sulphur yellow blooms. The sweetly scented, shaggy flowers of Hamamelis intermedia 'Arnold Promise' cling resiliently to its leafless twigs. The summer foliage of Witch Hazel forms a simple backdrop for summer flowering perennials, before turning to vibrant shades of brilliant orange and red in autumn. Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit, this majestic specimen shrub is ideal for adding colour and interest to mixed borders and woodland gardens throughout the year. Height and spread: 3.5m (11'). Supplied as a single 20cm (approx) stem.

Price: £17.99 - £29.99

Frangipani Collection - 4 frangipani bare roots plants - 1 of each colour

Frangipani Collection - 4 frangipani bare roots plants - 1 of each colour

A truly exotic plant for your home and garden. Plumeria is noted for both its beautiful flowers and its equisite frangrance too. Whilst being frost tender - so bring it in during the winter - it is also suitable for a sunny patio where it can grow and be a real delight for all to behold! The long leathery leaves of Fragipani grow in bunches at the ends of each branch, providing a perfect backdrop for the clusters of delightful flowers which nestle in amongst them. Available as a collection or individually in Pink, Red, White or Yellow blooms, you will enjoy this wonderful tender shrub for many years to come. Height: 400cm (157"). Spread: 250cm (98").

Culinary note: Blooms may be used raw in salads, steeped into a tea, fried, or as an ingredient in making sweets. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £14.99 - £29.98

Tree Peony 'Dai Jin' (Striped Beauty) - 1 bare root tree peony plant

Tree Peony 'Dai Jin' (Striped Beauty) - 1 bare root tree peony plant

  • The finest quality tree peonies available
  • Guaranteed to flower in the first year from planting
  • Super-hardy - enjoy year after year
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Boldly striped, red and white flowers are carried above healthy green foliage for an unusual display in your spring borders. There are few plants that can compete with the beauty of a tree peony in full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred exotic blooms, each measuring up to 25cm (10") or more in diameter! These exceptional shrubs are hardy and disease resistant, and will continue to bloom for a lifetime. The exotic flowers of the tree peony are simply breathtaking in borders and make exquisite cut flowers for vases indoors. Supplied as high quality, 3 year old bareroot plants with 3-4 strong branches. Height and spread: 150cm (60").


Useful links:

How to plant peonies


Culinary note: The petals can be added to salads, or cooked slightly and sweetened for a treat. Peony water was also once considered a delicacy and the blooms can be floated in punches. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £16.99