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'Hardy Exotic Plants'

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Passiflora caerulea

Popular for its exquisite flowers, Passiflora caerulea is a vigorous semi-evergreen climber with attractive lobed leaves. From summer through to autumn it produces large white flowers with a fascinating structure, including a striking ring of blue-purple filaments. The…  More Info

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

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Musa lasiocarpa

An unusual dwarf hardy banana reputed to be able to take temperatures as low as -10C (14F). This banana has exotic leaves followed by a yellow globular flower, once established. Plant in sun or partial shade outdoors or indoors in containers  More Info

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

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Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'

Dicksonia tree ferns too large or expensive for your garden? We've found the answer - try the dwarf Brazilian tree fern instead! An exciting new find for the home gardener, only recently introduced to the UK, but surely set to be the next big thing! Compact plants  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lily 'Exotic Sun'

We've managed to secure a limited stock of these unique contemporary lily bulbs in order to bring an unusual bloom to UK gardens for the first time. Sturdy, 75cm (30in) tall stems produce multiple blooms that resemble water lily flowers more than a traditional oriental…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Fritillaria imperialis 'Red'

Highly exotic in appearance, this statuesque fritillary produces majestic crowns of vibrant red, bell-shaped flowers, topped with a whirl of green leaf-like bracts from mid-spring. Planted at the back of borders, Fritillaria imperialis 'Red' will certainly…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Tulip 'Exotic Orange'

This peony-flowered Tulip literally explodes with colour in spring! Tropical, bright orange, fully double blooms burst open from rounded buds to create a bold display in beds, borders and containers. Plant Tulip 'Exotic Orange' in large groups for maximum…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Heptacodium miconioides

Heptacodium is an unusual deciduous shrub for the garden; it may look exotic, but plants are fully hardy and there are plenty of reasons to grow one in your garden. The late summer blooms are creamy-white and deeply fragrant, and even when they fall…  More Info

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

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Arum Lily (White) (House Plant)

These half hardy Arum Lilies, also known as Callas or Zantedeschia, make superb house plants. Glamorous spathes rise elegantly above the glossy, silver-flecked leaves. The exotic looking foliage remains attractive all year round, even when these   More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Rhizome

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Salpiglossis sinuata 'Black Trumpets'

Stunning, deep burgundy, almost black trumpet blooms each attractively veined and with a golden eye within their throat, add that exotic feel to your garden. Plants are dwarf, bushy and free flowering giving height to displays. An interesting border filler  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Lythrum salicaria 'Robin'

Purple Loosestrife, or Lythrum salicaria 'Robin', is a hardy, easy-to-grow, perennial, perfect sunny but moist areas. Often long-flowering, Purple Loosestrife produces beautiful magenta pink blooms from late spring through to mid-summer. Lythrum plants are…  More Info

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

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Agapanthus africanus 'Albus'

This exotic and hardy African Lily has flower head made up of many small florets in pure white, rising above strong grassy foliage. Agapanthus Africanus 'Albus' is an outstanding perennial for your borders or any sunny position in the garden. African…  More Info

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

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Nasturtium 'Chameleon'

Not only do the summer flowers look like exotic orchids, they also change colour ? the switch needs to be seen to be believed! Height 20-25cm (8-10in).  More Info

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

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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Don't be fooled by this Spotted Laurel's delicate flowers and exotic foliage, for the hardy shrub is well-suited to the changeable British climate. Whether it's planted in a shady, dry or costal garden, Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' will sport…  More Info

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

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Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'

Campsis Madame Galen is a glorious deciduous climber that despite its exotic appearance is fully hardy in the UK. This RHS AGM winner is a vivacious climber with aerial roots that will quickly cover any structures plastering them with colour from August to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Walls & Fences
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Tree Peony 'Rockii Mixed'

Few plants can compare with the spectacular beauty of a tree peony in full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred wonderfully exotic blooms, each one measuring 25cm (10in) or more across. Breathtaking in borders, tree peonies also…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Palestrina'

With spectacular, exotic white flowers, Rhododendron 'Palestrina' is a wonderful plant for late spring, when it becomes full of large blooms. What a great plant for those looking for white flowered shrubs. A perfect choice for those with a white…  More Info

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

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Hibiscus syriacus 'Oiseau Bleu'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Oiseau Bleu' produces interesting, three-lobed foliage in the late spring, which is followed by exotic blooms in August, September and October. These lilac flowers give the hardy shrub its other name, Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird'.…  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Lasurstern'

Clematis 'Lasurstern' has beautiful deep blue flowers with wide, overlapping sepals and neatly crimped edges. Each exotic flower of this RHS AGM cultivar grows as large as 15cm (6) in diameter - great for adding a touch of the exotic to fences, patio…  More Info

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

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Abeliophyllum distichum

Abeliophyllum distichum is sure to be the talking point of any garden, be it a cottage, exotic or scented setting. The unusual hardy shrub provides year-round interest, beginning in February when it produces pure white flowers. These blooms exude a sweet…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Titian Beauty'

Simply sensational - this Yakushimanum hybrid is perfect for an exotic planting scheme! From late May, the orange-red blooms are borne in loose clusters upon long stalks. The dark green, glossy foliage is evergreen with a felty, brown underside.  More Info

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

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Hedychium 'Species Mixed'

A colourful mixture of decorative ornamental Gingers. Lush, exotic foliage gives rise to stems featuring racemes of sweetly scented blooms in an array of tropical colours. Can be grown in the UK like Cannas, or in a conservatory. Plants will flower in the…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun


  • Longevity: Perennial

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Rhododendron 'Surrey Heath'

Rhododendron 'Surrey Heath' is an exotic looking Yakushimanum hybrid. From late May it bears trusses of rose pink blooms that gradually fade to cream, patterned with orange spots the centre.  More Info

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

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Solanum laxum 'Album'

Who would have thought this exotic looking climber was related to the humble potato? The distinctive blooms give the game away - carried in starry, white clusters with yellow centres and a gentle fragrance.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Walls & Fences
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Petunia hybrida grandiflora 'Superbissima'

The largest Petunia flowers we have ever seen, bred on from those available over 100 years ago! Robust plants produce huge 10-15cm (4-6in) wide exotic looking frilly blooms, in an attractive mixture of pinks, reds and purples, each with rich veining and…  More Info

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

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Strelitzia 'Bird of Paradise'

* New in 2015Admired for their exotic blooms which make vibrant, long lasting cut flowers. The stately blue green, deeply ribbed foliage makes an attractive foil for their magnificent flowers which resemble birds with bright plumage. The striking blooms will make…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lisianthius nigrescens

The blackest flower in the world! This rare and completely unique plant is little known outside its native Mexico. Long, tubular, truly black flowers are set against large lanceolate leaves making this rarely- offered exotic an eye-catching and dramatic…  More Info

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

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Tree Peony 'Lu Mu Ying Yu'

The Tree Peony 'Lu Mu Ying Yu' has a display of unusual lime green and cream blooms during April and May ensuring that it attracts attention and nods of approval from visitors to your garden. A mature plant will produce over a hundred exotic blooms, each…  More Info

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

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Rhus glabra 'Laciniata'

For gardeners looking for a deciduous shrub that is a bit more unusal and less bushy than many other types, Rhus glabra 'Laciniata' is an interesting option. It is a good sized plant for medium and large gardens and is particularly well suited to gardens with an …  More Info

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

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Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink'

Give your garden a touch of the exotic with Lagerstroemia indica 'Rhapsody In Pink. This majestic Crepe Myrtle isn't afraid to show off its dazzlingly pink blooms - starting from June all the way through to September. Elegantly crimped in appearance, the flowers…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla'

The exotic looking blooms of Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla' appear in early May, borne in large, showy clusters. Each bright red flower is delicately spotted at the throat. In strong sunlight the blooms may fade to strong pink which is equally eye-catching.  More Info

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

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Lily 'Stargazer'

This quintessential Oriental lily is one of the best known varieties. The upward facing, exotic pink blooms of Lily 'Stargazer' are delicately edged in white, with the most intoxicating perfume. Oriental lily flowers are superb for cutting, and will fragrance…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Dahlia Dalina® Maxi Tampico PBR

Carpet your garden in rich colour and keep the weeds at bay with our perennial creeping phlox collection. This hardy rockery plant has many uses ? underplant trees, shrubs and tall perennials, soften path edging or cover awkward slopes and banks. Height:…  More Info

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

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Mina lobata

An exotic looking climber, with twining stem ideal for rambling over trellises, fences etc. The flowers are very impressive with up to 12 per flower spike producing a spectacular combination as they age. They start off a most powerful and stunning bright red and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Gynostemma pentaphyllum

The Sweet Tea Vine is a quick-growing ground-cover plant. With its pretty, shiny leaves and delicate yellow summer flowers, it's perfect for shady locations. The flowers are followed by rich, dark fruits. Gynostemma Pentaphyllum is virtually hardy and…  More Info

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

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Decaisnea Fargesii

Don't let this Blue Bean Shrub's alternative name, Dead Man's Fingers, put you off giving it a place in your cottage or exotic garden. The title derives from the bean-like fruits which hang in eerie clusters of three in the summer, although their flesh is…  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'George Henry Kern'

Magnolias are famous for their fragrant spring blossom and the Magnolia 'George Henry Kern' is a splendid example. It combines the exotic blooms of Magnolia liliflora with the lovely spring flowering of Magnolia stellata types. Magnolia 'George Henry Kern', is an…  More Info

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

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