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
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
Price: £12.99 - £24.99
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
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
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
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
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.
Sambucus racemosa 'Sutherland Gold' is an easy to grow shrub for any garden. The foliage is fancy; appearing in bright golden colours and with a delightful feathering. Plants are good-shaped and are easy to care for and prune.
Even in full sun, the foliage of this striking Elder will look luminous and healthy, resisting sun-scorch surprisingly well. Later in summer, plants will produce frothy white flowers and elder berries. Plants will last for many years in the garden, and make a good hedging plant too. Height and spread: 2.5m (8.2').
Price: £16.99 - £44.99
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
Price: £9.99 - £19.98
Deutzia is a fast-growing, elegant, summer-flowering shrub, which has panicles of delicate flowers, with a sweet fragrance. 'Strawberry Fields' is the holder of an RHS Award of Garden Merit too.
Deutzia 'Strawberry Fields' is an extra special shrub, with bicolour pink flowers, with a soft fragrance, and produced from early summer. An excellent value shrub for gardeners with less time! Height and Spread: 2m (6.5').
Price: £9.99 - £19.99
Price: £9.99 - £23.98
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
The Japanese Alpine Cherry is a deciduous shrub or small tree that is covered in very pale pink, almost white flowers in spring. Prunus nipponica 'Brilliant' is very hardy and makes an excellent specimen plant in for small to medium gardens, its leaves emerge a rusty brown colour and slowly change their hue to the traditional green, during autumn they provide a display of reds and oranges as they change one final time before they fall. Perfect for growing in beds or even in a large container. Height: 300cm (118"). Spread: 200cm (79").
Price: £16.99 - £25.99
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
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
A much-discussed plant, as it can sometimes be spotted in hedgerows in the UK, and is recognisable by its colourful seed heads. The wood from the Spindle Bush was originally used for making spindles, hence the name. Euonymus europaeus is a large, deciduous shrub, which is fairly un-noticeable during the summer, but by autumn the foliage has turned an amazing scarlet. Then, as if that wasn't enough, the small flowers fade, and winged fruits appear, which are orange and red Supplied as 60 - 90cm bareroots (24 - 34") Height: 4m (13'). Spread: 4m (13'). Planting Distance: 30cm (12"). (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).
Price: £6.99 - £899.99
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Weigela florida 'Monet' has a compact, mounding habit that is perfect for smaller gardens. From late spring, the soft pink flowers complement the variegated foliage which is edged in pink and cream. This colourful deciduous shrub makes a reliable and surprisingly tough specimen plant for the front of sunny borders and patio containers. Height and spread: 60cm (24").
Price: £14.99 - £49.99
Flowering Quince brings plenty of garden interest throughout the year. Chaenomeles x superba 'Jet Trail' is a particularly elegant variety bearing simple, white cup-shaped flowers from March onwards, even before the foliage emerges. The glossy summer leaves and golden yellow fruits continue the display right through to autumn. This deciduous shrub has spiny stems and a low, spreading habit that makes it perfect for creating intruder-proof ground cover. Alternatively grow it as an eye-catching wall shrub. Height: 100cm (39"). Spread: 150cm (59").
Price: £13.99 - £49.99
Hedging doesn't just have to be practical, it can be decorative too. Our Floral Hedging collection is made up of 5 varieties that are known for their wonderful display of blooms that will start in early spring and carry through until late summer, with there always being flowers opening somewhere along the hedgerow. An added bonus with this collection is the colourful fruits and berries which will appear later in the year, which will attract wildlife in abundance too! The varieties we have selected are Rowan, Guelder Rose, Wild Cherry, Amelanchier and White Ramanas Rose. Supplied as 50 - 90cm bareroots (20 - 35") Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26'). Planting Distance: 45cm (18"). (3plants per metre for a single line hedge).
Culinary note: Some varieties in this collection have edible flowers. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Price: £29.99 - £49.99
You can't help but appreciate how stunning these plants are! With an upright habit and attractive lobed foliage, these Hibiscus make an excellent addition to your garden. These hardy deciduous shrubs will flower from late summer into autumn, bearing exotic blooms that withstand most weather conditions, unlike some others varieties. This striking Hibiscus collection is ideal for planting in mixed summer borders, or as part of a screen or hedge. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 1.5m (5').
Culinary note: The flowers can be infused to make a mildly citrus flavoured tea. The petals can be cut and added to fruit salads too. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Price: £14.99 - £29.99
Clusters of sweet scented white flowers with gold stamens hang in their masses from this hardy shrub throughout spring. With a compact, weeping habit, Styrax �Fragrant Fountain� is a wonderful new specimen plant for the border, or as a centrepiece in a lawn. In autumn the leaves of Japanese Snowbell blend to gold before they fall. Height: 12m (39�). Spread: 8m (26�).
Price: £29.99 - £49.99
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").
It's easy to see why Hydrangea 'Annabelle' is an RHS AGM winner. The extraordinary shrub produces enormous spherical flower heads that contrast beautifully with the dark green foliage. Simply breathtaking in shady borders, the extraordinary flower heads are also prized by flower arrangers for creating elegant dried flower arrangements. A lovely specimen for a woodland garden. Height and spread: 250cm (98").
Price: £9.99 - £69.99
As an addition to a security fence, or to help to add a touch of colour to any other type of hedging, the Red Leafed Rose is an ideal candidate. Capable of standing on its own and forming a dense thicket of thorns and purple/grey leaves and pink flowers, Rosa glauca R. Rubrifolia will also scramble through other hedging plants to add density as well. A very tough and easy to grow plant, it will be appreciated by wildlife for its hips in autumn and by you for it's natural beauty whilst forming an effective boundary. Supplied as 50 - 80cm bareroots (20 - 31") Height: 250cm (98'). Spread: 250cm (98'). Planting Distance: 50cm (20"). (3 plants per metre for a single line hedge).
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Price: £7.99 - £1299.99
Extra-large pink-frosted bells give this enchanting hardy shrub a real wow factor! The oversized and lightly fragranced blooms appear from July right through to October in a spectacular display. Abelia 'Pinky Bells' forms a neat, tidy mound of semi-evergreen foliage that colours to rich burgundy in autumn, remaining on the plant well into winter. With a beautifully bushy habit, this low growing Glossy Abelia is the perfect specimen shrub, tirelessly adding colour to the garden throughout the year. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 120cm (47").
Price: £19.99 - £34.99
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
Without a doubt one of the best variegated and hardy shrubs in cultivation. This Elder boasts an array of white flat headed flowers in early summer, turning into rich black fruit in autumn. Sambucus nigra 'Madonna' is a deciduous shrub which is sure to start conversation in your home. Stunning creamy-yellow variegated foliage which slowly fades to white as the year progresses. Grow your Elder in full sun to brighten up the dullest of days. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 2.5m (8').
Price: £16.99 - £59.99