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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

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted ceanothus plant

Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles' - 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

Hydrangea 'Vanilla Fraise' - 1 x 8cm potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea 'Vanilla Fraise' - 1 x 8cm potted hydrangea plant

A stunning new variety of hydrangea, selected after years of trials by French breeders! Satin white flowers emerge in elegant, lofty cones which gradually turn to a beautiful shade of strawberry, finshing a rich russet red as they mature. Profusions of mixed coloured blooms on erect red stems set off by vibrant green leaves create an eyecatching centrepiece in any area of your garden or patio, flowering from July and well into October. Easy to grow and extremely hardy, this delectable shrub is perfect for those tricky north facing positions.
Height and spread: 2m (6ft).

Price: £9.99 - £14.99

Philadelphus 'Virginal' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted philadelphus plant

Philadelphus 'Virginal' - 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

Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' - 2 brunnera jumbo plug plants

Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' - 2 brunnera jumbo plug plants

A statement large-leaved foliage plant for borders and large containers. This hardy perennial returns bigger and better each spring producing neat clumps of heavily silver-veined leaves for dramatic effect in the garden. Use Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' as an underplanting to trees and shrubs or add in with your favourite border perennials for a winning mixed display. Sprays of airy sky-blue flowers on wirey stems also appear in spring to create extra seasonal interest. This low maintenance perennial plant thrives in shade but will happily perform in sunny locations too. Use Brunnera 'Alexander's Great' in containers on the patio to add contrast to your favourite seasonal bedding plants. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 90cm (36").

Price: £14.99 - £24.99

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

Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby' - 1 x 1 litre potted lavatera plant

Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby' - 1 x 1 litre potted lavatera plant

A dwarf version of a cottage garden favourite! Compact and floriferous, Lavatera 'Barnsley Baby' is perfect for patio containers and small gardens. The well branched habit and racemes of saucer-shaped, soft pink blooms will certainly draw the attention of your neighbours - as well as the bees and butterflies in your garden! Once established this tough little mallow needs little maintenance and will even tolerate short periods of drought. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Price: £13.99 - £22.99

Tamarix tetrandra - 1 x 3.6 litre potted tamarix plant

Tamarix tetrandra - 1 x 3.6 litre potted tamarix plant

As a medium size shrub or small tree, however you see it, Tamarix tetandra is deciduous with feathery foliage consisting of small, needle-like green leaves. Originally discovered in Holland, this plant will withstand UK winters, down to temperatures of around -20C. The RHS have awarded this plant a prestigious Award of Garden Merit for its arching, almost black branches, together with large plumes of light pink flowers in late spring. A worthy winner! Height & Spread: 4m (13').

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted viburnum plant

Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted viburnum plant

A popular, easy to grow shrub which thrives in the English climate. Viburnum opulus is a bushy, deciduous shrub with pretty leaves, shaped similarly to an Acer, and which turn shades of purple and red by the autumn.

The frothy, white flower heads have caused the shrub to become known as the 'Snowball Tree', and those blooms make excellent cut flowers for vases indoors too. The flower heads open during May and June with a green tinge, becoming pure white over a few weeks. Afterwards, the most vibrant red berries appear, providing autumn colour and giving an excellent food source for the birds. Height and spread: 4m (12').

Price: £14.99 - £29.99

Kalmia angustifolia Rubra (Mountain Laurel) - 1 x 15cm potted kalmia plant

Kalmia angustifolia Rubra (Mountain Laurel) - 1 x 15cm potted kalmia plant

One of our favourite garden shrubs. We know you'll love the fancy flower clusters that adorn the mountain laurel through early summer - make sure to plant Kalmia where you can get up close to truly appreciate the blooms in detail, they're like a work of art! Given a neutral to acid soil, Kalmia will become a nice, big, dense bushy shrub that will last for years and just get better and better with age. This designer shrub performs well in large containers too, so don't rule it out if you are gardening on alkaline or chalky soils. Makes a great addition to rhododendron and azalea displays. Height: 1m (39"). Spread: 1.5m (59").

Price: £19.99 - £26.99

Acacia dealbata - 1 acacia plant in 9cm pot

Acacia dealbata - 1 acacia plant in 9cm pot

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  • Best shrub for spring colour

Pompom yellow mimosa flowers are produced on this evergreen tree against a backdrop of feathery foliage. In spring the scented, nectar-rich blooms provide a valuable source of food for bees and other insects. In mild parts of the UK, Acacia dealbata plants can be grown outdoors, making a brilliant specimen for sheltered borders. In frost prone areas grow acacia in containers, and move them to a frost free position in winter. Height: Up to 8m (26'). Spread: Up to 5m (16').

Price: £14.99 - £19.99

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

Spiraea 'Arguta' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted spiraea plant

Spiraea 'Arguta' - 1 x 3.5 litre potted spiraea plant

Arching sprays of tiny white flowers smother this spring-flowering shrub each year. The frothy appearance of Spiraea 'Arguta' in bloom is a magical sight in mixed borders. Spiraea makes an easy to grow, deciduous shrub with a vigorous and quick-growing habit. This large, bushy variety needs little maintenance, and makes a popular choice for filling gaps in borders! Height and spread: 2.5m (8.2').

Price: £13.99 - £19.99

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' - 1 x 9cm potted viburnum plant

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' - 1 x 9cm potted viburnum plant

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
In the depths of winter, this hardy, deciduous shrub bursts into life producing masses of richly perfumed blooms on bare, woody stems. The dark pink flowers fade slowly to white before giving way to small, rounded, purple berries in summer. By autumn, the green foliage of Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' transforms to a vibrant cloak of orange and yellow, in one final display before the winter returns. This superb RHS AGM variety has a particularly long season of interest, making it an excellent choice for prominent borders and wildlife gardens. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 2m (8').

Price: £9.99 - £23.98

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Lady In Red' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted physocarpus plant

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Lady In Red' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted physocarpus plant

A weatherproof, easy to grow shrub, which has eye-catching, ruby-red foliage, hence the name! Clusters of dainty pinkish flowers are produced from early summer, with red berries that follow and persist well into the autumn.

Physocarpus 'Lady in Red' is ideal for those looking for a colourful addition to their mixed borders, and plants are suitable for sun or shade. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 150cm (59").

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

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

Spiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim' - 1 x 1.5 litre potted spiraea plant

Spiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim' - 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

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

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' - 1 x 3 litre potted plant

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' - 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

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

Tree Peony 'Feng Dan Bai' (White Phoenix) - 1 x 6 litre potted plant

Tree Peony 'Feng Dan Bai' (White Phoenix) - 1 x 6 litre potted plant

Tree Peony 'Feng Dan Bai' is a single white flowered variety with open, cup shaped blooms on upright stems. 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. Height and spread: 150cm (60").

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: £49.99 - £89.99

Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Red Dragon' - 1 x 1.5 litre potted edgeworthia plant

Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Red Dragon' - 1 x 1.5 litre potted edgeworthia plant

  • Collector�s Specimen
  • Unusual deciduous shrub
  • flowers on bare stems
  • Winter scent and colour

Rarely seen outside of arboretum collections, be one of the lucky few to add this elegant edgeworthia to your own garden. A truly unique winter-flowering shrub with a beautifully intense fragrance! Clusters of white buds burst into a rich-red display of verbena-like blooms on bare stems. Add height, shape and style to the winter garden. You'll be surprised at how far the perfume will travel! Plant in a sheltered spot for best performance. Height 150cmm (59"). Spread 150cm (59").

Price: £19.99 - £29.99

Juniperus chinensis 'Stricta' - 1 x 3 litre potted juniperus plant

Juniperus chinensis 'Stricta' - 1 x 3 litre potted juniperus plant

Grown for its narrow, conical habit, Junipers chinensis 'Stricta' punctuates the garden with evergreen structure and formality all year round. This upright Chinese Juniper has aromatic, grey-green foliage and peeling bark when mature. A superb narrow conifer which forms a manageable specimen tree for smaller gardens, and requires virtually no maintenance. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 60cm (2').

Price: £12.99 - £49.99

Enkianthus campanulatus - 1 x 9cm potted enkianthus plant

Enkianthus campanulatus - 1 x 9cm potted enkianthus plant

An easy to grow, low maintenance shrub that will give you not one, but two spectacular displays each year! Enkianthus campanulatus will start in the early summer with masses of delicate bell shaped blooms, each a pale yellow, tinged with a pink, which hang in clusters from the branches. This deciduous shrub will continue grow through the season until, in autumn, the leaves will turn to fiery shades of red in another final show, before they tumble to the ground for the winter. A perfect shrub for growing in a woodland display or at the back of a border where it will enhance any planting scheme. Height: 500cm (197"). Spread: 500cm (197").

Price: £9.99

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glam Rock' (Horwack) - 1 x 9cm potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glam Rock' (Horwack) - 1 x 9cm potted hydrangea plant

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  • Winner of Best New Plant Variety in the 'Hardy Nursery Stock' category at The Grower of the Year Awards 2014
  • Grow the most colourful hydrangea ever!
  • Flowers constantly change colours
This stunning variety is one of the most eye catching hydrangeas available. The rounded flower heads are formed by dozens of red florets with blue centres, each petal tipped with an extraordinary shade of lime green. Found as a chance seedling, this incredible variety is repeat flowering producing a second flush of flowers later in the season. As with many varieties, Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glam Rock' produces slightly different colour tones depending on the soil pH. This robust, hardy shrub makes a superb addition to borders or large patio containers. Height and spread: 120cm (48").

Useful links:

How to grow hydrangeas

Price: £9.99 - £16.99

Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis - 1 x 9cm sarcococca plant

Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis - 1 x 9cm sarcococca plant

Also known as the Christmas Box, this dwarf, suckering, evergreen shrub forms a neat carpet of glossy green leaves. More commonly used as groundcover, creamy-white flowers appear from November to May, filling the air around with a fragrance of honey-scented vanilla. Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis is included on the list of RHS perfect for pollinators, so is sure to attract many birds and animals to your garden. Once established, it requires little maintenance and tolerates a wide range of conditions � even difficult spots in dry/shade. A useful plant for borders, shady woodlands and containers, or grown as a low, informal hedge. Height: 100cm (39�). Spread: 100cm (39�).

Price: £8.99 - £27.97

Leucothoe axillaris 'Twisting Red' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted leucothoe plant

Leucothoe axillaris 'Twisting Red' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted leucothoe plant

Glossy dark green foliage topped with burgundy coloured young shoots makes this an eye-catching evergreen shrub. Leucothoe axillaris 'Twisting Red' has intriguing curled leaves that add texture and colour to borders and containers. White flowers are borne in spring, although these are fairly small and insignificant. This bushy evergreen shrub has a low spreading habit which makes superb ground cover for acid borders. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Price: £16.99 - £25.99

Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' - 1 x 1 litre potted geranium plant

Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' - 1 x 1 litre potted geranium plant

Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' is a well loved Cranesbill that makes superb groundcover. The deeply divided, glossy, evergreen foliage is decidedly ornate, with pretty, pink-tinged flowers appearing from June to July. As autumn advances, the foliage turns to gentle shades of red and bronze which reignites the front of fading borders. This hardy perennial is always popular with pollinating insects and makes useful ground cover when planted in large groups. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 75cm (30").

Price: £9.99 - £14.99

Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver' - 1 x 10 litre potted pieris plant

Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver' - 1 x 10 litre potted pieris plant

Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver' is a definite high impact shrub for almost any garden, the dark green leaves are each contrastingly edged silvery-white with the young foliage emerging bright red, giving this hardy evergreen shrub its name! Ideal for growing in beds and borders or even in a large container of ericaceous compost, these remarkable shrubs are also adorned with creamy white, bell shaped flowers in spring which hang down in clusters and help to add a touch more contrast to the outstanding foliage! Height 150cm (59"). Spread 100cm (39").

Price: £19.99 - £59.99

Philadelphus Innocence - 1 x 3.6 litre potted philadelphus plant

Philadelphus Innocence - 1 x 3.6 litre potted philadelphus plant

A worthy holder of a RHS AGM award, Philadelphus 'Innocence' is a delightful addition to any garden space. The dark green leaves, peppered with a yellow variegation are attractive on their own, however , by summer a delicate flower of the purest white lightly covers this hardy shrub. The scent from Mock Orange shrubs is well noted for being sweet and a delight to take in, 'Innocence' is no exception, definitely a must for shrub borders or as a specimen plant. Height: 250cm (98"). Spread 250cm (98").

Price: £12.99 - £47.99

Weigela 'Naomi Campbell' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted weigela plant

Weigela 'Naomi Campbell' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted weigela plant

With rich, dark shades of purple-flushed green foliage and bright reddish-pink flowers from late spring to early summer, Weigela 'Naomi Campbell' has a lot to offer for such a short, compact plant of its kind. Rounded in shape, this tough, deciduous shrub is easy to grow, requires very little maintenance and is resistant to pests and diseases. What more could one ask for! Ideal for small gardens and works perfectly if used as a centrepiece in patio pots in a rich, fertile soil. Height & Spread: 80cm (31").

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

Cherry 'Sinensis' - 1 x 7cm potted cherry plant

Cherry 'Sinensis' - 1 x 7cm potted cherry plant

Also known as the Dwarf Flowering Almond, Cherry 'Sinensis' makes a wonderfully compact, low-maintenance shrub for small gardens. In mid to late spring, masses of voluptuous double pink blossoms smother the bare stems before the leaves appear. This pretty, eye-catching shrub looks stunning planted as a free-standing specimen or as part of a mixed border where it adds real impact to the spring garden. Height and spread: 1.5m (5').

Price: £14.99

Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted tamarix plant

Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra' - 1 x 3.6 litre potted tamarix plant

As a tall shrub or small tree, however you see it, Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra' is deciduous with feathery foliage consisting of small, needle-like green leaves. Originally discovered in Holland, this plant will withstand UK winters, down to temperatures of around -20C. It is listed on the RHS Perfect for Pollinators and its pink flowers certainly do attract an array of pollinating insects. Height & Spread: 5m (15').

Price: £14.99 - £59.99

Hydrangea paniculata 'Sparkling' - 1 x 5 litre potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea paniculata 'Sparkling' - 1 x 5 litre potted hydrangea plant

This little charmer is small and compact, covered in white flowers from late spring, turning salmon-pink in late summer. The long-lasting flat blooms produce a honey fragrance, similar to that of hawthorns. Hydrangea paniculata 'Sparkling' is a hardy, deciduous shrub with matt green foliage all summer long. Paniculate hydrangeas are very easy to grow, needing very little aftercare, rewarding you with an abundance of blooms with ease. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 90cm (35").

Price: £23.99 - £35.99

Tree Lily® 'Starburst' - 3 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs

Tree Lily® 'Starburst' - 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
The shimmering gold, perfumed blooms of this exotic looking variety are flushed with crimson red for a truly lavish display. 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® 'Starburst' 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

Magnolia x soulangeana - 1 x 3 litre potted magnolia plant

Magnolia x soulangeana - 1 x 3 litre potted magnolia plant

Magnolias are magnificent plants, which give unforgettable spring displays of perfumed, goblet-like, 15cm (6") blooms, paired with shiny large leaves. Magnolia soulangeana is ideal for smaller gardens; behaving as a slow growing, spreading shrub or manageable small tree. Don't miss out on the spring colour of Magnolias in your garden; they look amazing with an underplanting of colourful spring bulbs, such as daffodils and tulips. Height and spread: 6m (20').


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: £12.99 - £119.99