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'Drought Tolerant Shrubs'

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Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby'

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…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of october 2018

Chaenomeles 'Double Take™ Orange'

Enjoy a spectacular early spring display of large, intense blooms on this easy-to-care-for quince. Plants produce neither thorns nor fruit, so they can concentrate on producing a fabulous show of huge double flowers. Once established, 'Double Take™' is drought<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Helianthemum Collection

These tough little rock roses are hardy, drought tolerant and trouble-free, producing glorious colour from late spring to midsummer. If pruned after flowering, they'll even reward you with a second flush of blooms in late summer! The nectar-rich flowers,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of november 2018

Ligustrum ovalifolium

One of the most traditional hedging choices in the UK, Privet deserves its popularity. It is easy to grow, fast growing and easy to keep in good shape. It grows happily in sun or deep shade, tolerates drought and pollution and is usually untroubled by…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Lavender 'Boysenberry Ruffles'

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of may 2019

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Silvery Blue'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Silvery Blue' is named for its distinctive, shimmering foliage. The hardy shrub's small leaves are faintly aromatic with an attractive silver tint, providing a perfect backdrop for the lavender-blue blooms that appear in the late summer.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Potentilla fruticosa 'White Lady'

This Shrubby Cinquefoil, 'White Lady' is tough and simple to grow. This Potentilla fruticosa has pretty white blooms with a flowering period that stretches from May right through to September. Potentilla fruticosa 'White Lady' is a tough shrub that can   More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Santolina chamaecyparissus

Santolina chamaecyparissus is an eye-catching small shrub, with yellow button flowers sitting atop the silver, ferny foliage in midsummer. The silvery foliage persists all year round, and plants are drought tolerant and will thrive on neglect.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Convolvulus cneorum

Convolvulus cneorum, also known as Shrubby Bindweed, Silverbush or Silver Bindweed is an evergreen, drought tolerant plant from the Mediterranean region, that grows well in British gardens. It has very silvery, linear foliage and pretty white, funnel…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Goji Berry 'Synthia'

Easy to grow, this new strain tastes better than previous introductions and remains packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. This hardy shrub-like plant is tolerant of harsh conditions making it a perfect option for coastal gardens and wind swept sites. For best…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of march 2019

Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Brachyglottis 'Drysdale'




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Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles'

Ceanothus Delilianus Gloire De Versailles (Californian Lilac) is a lovely bushy shrub that is covered in powder-blue flowers from July to September. This tough plant with a prestigious RHS AGM, is very low maintenance and fast growing only requiring a hard prune…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of october 2018

Waldsteinia ternata

Waldsteinia ternata is a shade loving, perennial, groundcover plant. It has a dense mat of weed suppressing purple-green foliage, that is quite similar to strawberry leaves. In early spring small, yellow buttercup type flowers emerge that last until late summer. In mild…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Chaenomeles 'Double Take™ Pink'

Enjoy a spectacular early spring display of large, intense blooms on this easy-to-care-for quince. Plants produce neither thorns nor fruit, so they can concentrate on producing a fabulous show of huge double flowers. Once established, 'Double Take™' is drought<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii 'White Hedge'

Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii 'White Hedge' is a most attractive deciduous shrub, which is resistant to drought and whose stems are more 'twiggy' than many. In the summer, it produces greenish-white flowers that evolve in the autumn months into white…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Lingonberry 'Ida'

Dwarf, self fertile, evergreen plants bear small pink flowers that form juicy red berries from September with a pleasant sharp flavour. Similar to cranberries, these tasty fruits can be used in jams, sauces and pies. Exceptional hardiness, pest and disease resistance,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'

A versatile shrub that will be at home in sunny borders, rockeries, wildlife gardens or as a compact low hedge, 'Pink Beauty' Shrubby Cinquefoil earns it's keep admirably. If you plant a group of them together they will form tough, resilient ground cover that…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Privet (Hedging)

A familiar feature of towns, villages and countryside all over the UK, the Privet hedge is one of Britain's favourites! And for good reason too. It is fast-growing, easy to trim and maintain, and it lasts many years. It grows in sun or deep shade and makes a neat and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Lagerstroemia indica 'Mardi Gras'

Lagerstroemia indica 'Mardi Gras' is a superb weeping shrub for the rockery, border or a large patio container. This dark green leaved, deciduous, densely branched shrub has downward, weeping branch tips. Lagerstroemeria does not particularly like alkaline…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachmann's Gigant'

Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachmann's Gigant' is a deciduous, woody shrub, with a rounded, spreading habit. Like all Shrubby Cinquefoil it is free flowering if grown in a sunny spot, producing large, bright yellow, single flowers about 4cm (1) in diameter. Huge…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

Loved by gardeners across the UK for its striking foliage, Spiraea 'Magic Carpet' is the deserved holder of a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. From early summer onwards, the brilliant foliage adds a striking background for the bright pink blooms. Spiraea 'Magic…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Mango Tango'

With a remarkably long flowering season from May to September you have a real gem with this compact hardy deciduous Shrubby Cinquefoil. Potentilla fruticosa 'Mango Tango' has zingy orange-yellow flowers and may look delicate with it's slender stems and small grey-green…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Cornus kousa 'Venus'

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Euphorbia 'Rudolph'

A dwarf evergreen shrub, this Euphorbia x martini cultivar, or 'Martin's spurge' is perfect for small city gardens, in either borders or planters. Its unusual foliage offers all year round greenery, and is extremely low maintenance. Euphorbia 'Rudolph' takes it…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£17.99

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Hypericum 'Gemo'

St. John's Wort is perhaps best known for its medicinal properties; in tablet form, it allieviates depression and increases resilience. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that Hypericum 'Gemo' is an exceptionally durable variety that can tolerate both…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Eleador'

Suitable as a hedging plant as it is evergreen, fully hardy, has a dense structure, tolerates virtually all soils and can be trimmed to any height and width to 4m (12?) to keep its shape. Elaeagnus dislike very shallow chalky soils and can show chlorosis.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Cranberry & Lingonberry Collection

These small evergreen bushes are rarely without flower or berry throughout the year, making them an attractive and very productive addition to the fruit and patio garden, and loaded with goodness. Lingonberries and cranberries are high in vitamins and nutrients, and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

Just£21.99

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Sambucus nigra 'Linearis'

Unlike any Elder you've seen before, Sambucus nigra 'Linearis' has the most delicate slender leaves and lacy texture, looking like a Japanese Maple or bamboo from a distance. The biggest giveaway is the characteristic umbels of frothy white elder flowers borne in May…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Mount Everest'

Simple white, cup-shaped flowers can be found on this Shrubby Cinquefoil from May through to September. Potentilla fruticosa 'Mount Everest' is a good choice for a wildlife garden as the nectar rich flowers are a magnet for pollinating insects and due to it's compact…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

Just£18.99

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Mount Everest' (Large Plant)

Simple white, cup-shaped flowers can be found on this Shrubby Cinquefoil from May through to September. Potentilla fruticosa 'Mount Everest' is a good choice for a wildlife garden as the nectar rich flowers are a magnet for pollinating insects and due to it's compact…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Alchemilla mollis

A beautiful herbaceous perennial with pleated, fan shaped leaves that become jewelled with twinkling raindrops. Throughout the summer, plumes of honey-scented, lime green flowers create a frothy haze above the apple-green foliage. Alchemila mollis is a delightful little…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada'

Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' or 'Block Rose' provides rich yellow flowers with deep golden centres. These blooms contrast dramatically with the plant's silvery-green leaves. This beautiful hardy shrub flowers between May and July. Prune it after flowering and you'll…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Elaeagnus x submacrophylla 'Gilt Edge'

Suitable as a hedging plant as it is evergreen, fully hardy, has a dense structure, tolerates virtually all soils and can be trimmed to any height and width to 4m (12?) to keep its shape. Elaeagnus dislike very shallow chalky soils and can show chlorosis.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

2 Options From£22.99

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