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'Shrubs'

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

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

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  • 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

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

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

Spiraea 'Arguta' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted spiraea plant

Spiraea 'Arguta' (Large Plant) - 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

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

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

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Danube' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Danube' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea are one of the easiest shrubs to grow, and will perform extremely well in gardens up and down the UK. They will grow in sun or shade, and in most different types of soil. Although, remember that an acidic soil will give blue flowers, whereas an alkaline soil will produce pink blooms!

Hydrangea 'Blue Danube' has been specially selected for its deep blue flowers, with compact growth yet large, showy flower heads, 20cm (8") across. Grow in mixed borders, or in patio containers. Height and spread: 1m (39").

Price: £13.99 - £59.99

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

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

Hydrangea paniculata 'Pinky Winky' (Large Plant) - 1 x 10.5cm potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea paniculata 'Pinky Winky' (Large Plant) - 1 x 10.5cm potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea paniculata are tough, hardy, weatherproof shrubs which can give big impact in borders, and can last for many years. Hydrangea 'Pinky Winky' is short, compact and can be trained as a flowering hedge or in large patio containers.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Pinky Winky' is fast-growing, ideal for small gardens, and host 40cm (16") panicles, made up of star-like florets, opening cream and fading to pink. Height and Spread: 1.5m (4.9).

Price: £9.99 - £69.99

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

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted cotinus plant

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted cotinus plant

Cotinus coggyria 'Royal Purple' is a popular, easy to grow shrub with absolutely glorious, beetroot-coloured, rounded leaves, produced in whorls around the stem. The leaves appear almost translucent on a sunny day, and change to marvellous copper tones by the autumn.

The midsummer, feathery blooms are a sight to behold, and will impress the neighbours. Cotinus is a low maintenance shrub, which is neat, bushy and lasts for many years in the garden. The Smoke Bush will grow in many different soils, and enjoys sun or shade, and does not need any complicated pruning. Height and Spread: 5m (16').

Price: £16.99 - £69.99

Calycanthus 'Venus' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted calycanthus plant

Calycanthus 'Venus' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted calycanthus plant

A strong-growing, dense, rounded, deciduous shrub of medium-size which produces extremely fragrant magnolia-like flowers with white strap-like petals in May, which continues to bloom intermittently throughout summer and into autumn. Each flower has contrasting purple and yellow centre markings. Calycanthus 'Venus' produces elliptic to ovate, glossy, mid-green leaves which turn golden-yellow to brownish in autumn. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 1.5m (5').

Culinary note: Produces an edible and delicious spice. Snip off twigs and allow them to dry out in the sun or a low oven, then crush the bark and use like cinnamon. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £27.99 - £59.99

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

Philadelphus Innocence (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted philadelphus plant

Philadelphus Innocence (Large Plant) - 1 x 3 litre potted philadelphus plant

A contained, upright shrub with a tidy growth habit. Every new plant has to fight for its place in the garden. Phildephus �Innocence� holds its corner with showy yellow-speckled foliage, scented summer blossom and an elegant arching habit. This robust hardy shrub has everything going for it, thriving even in the poorest of soils, in situations from full sun to shade. If you�re struggling to choose shrubs for the garden, make sure to put Phildephus �Innocence� at the top of your planting list. Height: 250cm (98"). Spread 250cm (98")

Price: £14.99

Cytisus 'Hollandia' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted cytisus plant

Cytisus 'Hollandia' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted cytisus plant

A small deciduous shrub that shows itself off wonderfully in early summer with a profuse covering of cream and crimson flowers, Cytisus 'Hollandia' is an easy to keep variety of Broom. Tolerant of most soil types and conditions although best grown in full sun to really show of its potential, this plant is a valuable addition to the back of a border or as part of a shrub collection. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread 150cm (59").

Price: £14.99 - £22.99

Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow' - 1 x 9cm potted syringa plant

Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow' - 1 x 9cm potted syringa plant

Fully double, snow-white blooms unfurl from delicate pink buds giving an attractive two tone effect. Syringa 'Beauty of Moscow' is an elegant deciduous shrub with a spreading habit and heart shaped foliage. This trouble-free variety has nectar rich, fragrant flowers that are loved by butterflies. Lilacs are well loved specimen shrubs for cottage garden borders that require little maintenance. Height and spread: 7m (22').

Culinary note: Adding the fragrant flowers to cream cheese or even yoghurt for a hint of lemon flavour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Price: £11.99

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

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

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

Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Paradise' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted potentilla plant

Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Paradise' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted potentilla plant

Shrubby Cinquefoil plants are tough, resilient and easy to grow, requiring very little maintenance! Potentilla 'Pink Paradise' is a bushy shrub, with plenty of punchy little pink flowers from late spring onwards.

Potentilla is unbeatable in the garden, and is remarkably rabbit proof and deer proof. The long flowering season makes it a must for rockeries and cottage garden borders. Height: 75cm (30"). Spread: 120cm (60").

Price: £14.99 - £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

Rose 'Bright as a Button' (Shrub Rose) - 1 bare root rose plant

Rose 'Bright as a Button' (Shrub Rose) - 1 bare root rose plant

The dense glossy green foliage makes this magnificent persica rose ideal for filling bare spots in garden borders. But it's the repeat-flowering scented blooms, from May to October, that make 'Bright As A Button' a real stand out beauty. Cut the scented blooms for indoor use and new pink flowers will just keep on coming, revealing vivid burgundy and gold centres as they open. Strong disease resistance makes it an easy option where black spot and rust may have caused you problems in the past. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 90cm (35").


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

Hebe '3-in-1 Pot' - 1 x 9cm potted hebe plant

Hebe '3-in-1 Pot' - 1 x 9cm potted hebe plant

  • Ever-changing kaleidoscope of colours
Create a patchwork effect with your shrub plantings thanks to this unique 3-in-1 hebe pack. You'll receive one pot, complete with 3 growing hebe plants, in 3 different colours! A resilient, easy-to-grow and prune specimen makes a really special feature on the patio with the ever-changing kaleidoscope of colour from the 3 varieties. Hebes are great plants for providing impact and structure in the garden with minimum effort, whilst the flowers are a real magnet for bees and butterflies. Hebe 3-in-1 comprises: 'Bronze Baby', 'Blue Clouds' and 'Eyecatcher Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 60cm (24")

Price: £14.99 - £19.99

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").

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Price: £6.99

Eremurus x isabellinus 'Cleopatra' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted eremurus plant

Eremurus x isabellinus 'Cleopatra' (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted eremurus plant

Make a bold statement in your garden with these big specimen plants. The Foxtail Lily is ideal for growing through perennials and shrubs, and for filling borders. The metre-high flower spikes are quite spectacular.

Eremurus 'Cleopatra' gives unmiussable summer colour and is sure to impress the neighbours. It may look exotic, but the plants are actually really quite hardy in the garden, and will form clumps well once established. Height: 1.2m (3.9'). Spread: 1m (39").

Price: £13.99 - £19.99

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

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

Hydrangea paniculata 'Dart's Little Dot' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea paniculata 'Dart's Little Dot' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted hydrangea plant

Hydrangea paniculata 'Dart's Little Dot' is an ideal variety for containers as well as borders and shrubberies. This compact deciduous bush produces clusters of white flowers in a pyramid like shape, differing from the usual hydrangeas. These blooms will gradually fade to a reddish pink as the season progresses, adding further interest. Easy to grow and requiring little maintenance, paniculata hydrangeas are reliable shrubs for any garden. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread: 120cm (47").

Price: £15.99 - £23.99

Magnolia 'Sunrise' - 1 bare root magnolia plant

Magnolia 'Sunrise' - 1 bare root magnolia plant

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Creamy goblet shaped flowers with a distinctive red streak are borne on compact stems in spring. This beautiful deciduous shrub has a neat habit making it perfect for growing in small gardens. Magnolia 'Sunrise' makes a spectacular feature for a border or large patio container. Height and spread: 1.8m (6').

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: £16.99

Lonicera fragrantissima (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted lonicera plant

Lonicera fragrantissima (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted lonicera plant

The Winter Honeysuckle produces wonderfully scented, creamy white flowers during the winter months upon semi-bare branches, sometimes also followed by red berries. Come spring, the leaves of Lonicera fragrantissima will appear a deep, rich green, with a purple/bronze flush to them. Best positioned in place where it can be seen close up, and the scent can truly be appreciated. Height: 300cm (118�). Spread: 200cm (79�)

Price: £19.99 - £29.99

Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver' (Large Plant) - 1 x 10 litre potted pieris plant

Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver' (Large Plant) - 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

Fatsia japonica (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.5 litre potted fatsia japonica plant

Fatsia japonica (Large Plant) - 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

Viburnum 'Le Bois Marquis' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted viburnum plant

Viburnum 'Le Bois Marquis' (Large Plant) - 1 x 3.6 litre potted viburnum plant

The stunning foliage of Viburnum 'Le Bois Marquis' make it a rare beauty for any garden. Emerging bronze-red tinted in spring, the leaves mature through to a dark green by summer, which also brings panicles of fragrant, white flowers. By autumn, the leaves will start to turn shades of red and purple in a final flourish of colour and the flowers will have developed into red berries that eventually turn black as they fully ripen. A great all round hardy shrub giving you plenty of interest throughout the year. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 180cm (71").

Price: £21.99 - £32.99

Tree Lily® Collection - 9 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs - 3 of each variety

Tree Lily® Collection - 9 top-size Tree Lily® bulbs - 3 of each variety

  • 8ft tall in 2 years
  • One bulb produces up to 30 trumpet blooms
  • Fantastic, sweet and fresh fragrance
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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 two years. One single Tree Lily® bulb 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”).

  • Collection comprises:
  • Tree Lily® ‘Yellow Rocket’ - Silken yellow petals fade to creamy white edges.
  • Tree Lily® ‘Starburst’ - Shimmering gold, perfumed blooms are flushed with crimson red.
  • Tree Lily® ‘Pink Explosion’ - Sumptuous backward curving, pink petals and an exquisite fragrance to match.

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Price: £14.99 - £19.99

Sarcococca ruscifolia (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted sarcococca plant

Sarcococca ruscifolia (Large Plant) - 1 x 2 litre potted sarcococca plant

Similar to other Sarcococca's, ruscifolia reaches its peak in the middle of winter, boasting small white flowers with a backdrop of glossy, dark, evergreen foliage. Perfect for groundcover in conditions which other shrubs struggle to tolerate, this Christmas Box will fill the air with a strong scent of sweet vanilla in January and February. Small scarlet berries appear after flowering providing even more interest in the winter garden. Once established, requires little maintenance and will grow where other plants and shrubs often struggle. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 80cm (31").

Price: £12.99 - £19.99