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'Hardy Exotic Plants'

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Begonia Hardy 'Evening Glow'

Astonishing, heart shaped leaves with a metallic silvery sheen and deep plum veins that bleed to raspberry pink. Begonia 'Evening Glow' is a superb variety from the 'Beleaf? series, which is far hardier than most Begonias. Grow it in patio containers or plant it…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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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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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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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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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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Campanula punctata 'Milky Way'

The dainty pink dotted bells really stand out from the crowd. With its flowers gently bobbing above attractive evergreen foliage.  More Info

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

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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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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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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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Hibiscus 'Starburst Chiffon'

Hibiscus 'Starburst Chiffon? is the latest addition to the Chiffon range of hibiscus and is hard to beat for exotic beauty. Known to be the best brand of double hibiscus, these plants are extremely hardy and robust.  More Info

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

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Hibiscus 'Starburst Chiffon'

Hibiscus ?Starburst Chiffon? is the latest addition to the Chiffon range of hibiscus and is hard to beat for exotic beauty. Known to be the best brand of double hibiscus, these plants are extremely hardy and robust.  More Info




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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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Dahlia 'Mambo'

Perfect for adding an exotic feel to the garden! Dahlia ?Mambo? is an anemone type with a big impact in borders, beds and patio pots. Fabulous, mauve-pink, double blooms with gold-tipped petals are borne on neat, bushy plants throughout summer.  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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Rhodochiton atrosanguineus

This unusual perennial makes an exotic patio climber or conservatory focal point. The twining stems are cloaked in attractive, heart-shaped leaves. From July through to autumn, the maroon-red, pendant blooms dangle from the stems producing an intriguing display.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Walls & Fences
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Peony 'Canary Brilliants'

This hardy perennial is perfect for the cut flower garden ? its long stems are topped with exotic double blooms which are a remarkable blend of yellow and apricot. The fragrant flowers appear from May, bridging the gap between spring and summer.  More Info

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

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Peony 'First Arrival'

Peony 'First Arrival' is an intersectional hybrid - a cross which marries the exotic looks of tree peonies with the herbaceous growth habit of herbaceous peonies, and often called an Itoh Peony. Between May and June, this hardy perennial bears large,…  More Info

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

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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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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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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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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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Salvia 'Mojave Red Bicolour'

Bred for British gardens, this dazzling Salvia is a real ?show stopper?! Neat, compact, bushy plants with a dwarf, spreading habit, are covered with exotic looking, bicoloured blooms. The flowers are earlier than other cultivars and borne in profusion,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Annual

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Hemerocallis 'Crimson Pirate'

Day Lilies are very easy to care for and maintain. What's more, they are beautiful too, with their strap-like foliage and splash of exotic flowers throughout summer. Hemerocallis 'Crimson Pirate', as you might expect, has brilliant red blooms which each last a…  More Info

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

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Strelitzia 'Bird of Paradise'

Admired 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 for an…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • 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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Celosia 'Dracula'

Dark, blackened foliage topped with velvety, blood red, ?crested? flowers make a dramatic display. This unusual, half hardy annual has an alluring, tactile appearance that is hard to resist. Despite its peculiar looks, this bushy bedding plant is…  More Info

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

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Peony 'Cora Louise'

A real beauty for late spring borders! Peony 'Cora Louise' bears ruffled white blooms that are flushed with lavender at the centre. Exotic-looking and gently fragranced, the flowers are superb for flower arrangements - if you can bear to cut a few stems. This hardy<…  More Info

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

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