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'Hardy Exotics'

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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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despatch by end of april 2019

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 lend…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of april 2019

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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Golden Bamboo

Grow Golden Bamboo at the back of sunny or partially shady borders to add structure and architecture to your exotic or woodland garden. The hardy perennial also makes an interesting screen.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of october 2019

Australian Tree Fern

This stunningly attractive ornamental fern adds an exotic flavour to shady and damp parts of the garden. Native to Tasmania and south eastern Australia it is hardy to around -5°C (23°F) and thrives in the relatively wet climate of the UK. Slow growing to a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of april 2019

Dahlia 'Dalaya Devi'

This clematis isn't like the usual clematis; it's a herbaceous perennial, so excellent for bulking out borders, alongside lupins, delphiniums and the like! The blooms are a spectacle too; and emit a punchy fragrance! This offer is subject to availability and is only…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2019

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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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 out in…  More Info

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

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Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy'

Exotic single white blooms with an intoxicating fragrance that is simply divine. Gardenia 'Kleim's Hardy' is the first of its kind that can be grown outdoors all year round. Its glossy evergreen foliage provides the perfect backdrop for the exquisite…  More Info

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

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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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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 glossy,…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

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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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, they…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

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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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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despatch by end of august 2019

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. Peony …  More Info

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

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Tree Peony Collection

There are few plants that can compete with the beauty of a tree peony in full bloom. A mature plant can boast in excess of a hundred exotic blooms, each measuring up to 25cm (10) or more in diameter! These exceptional shrubs are hardy and disease resistant…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • 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 plants are…  More Info

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

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Alstroemeria 'Summer Collection'

A real 'must have' for the summer border! You'll love the beautifully exotic flowers of our Alstroemeria 'Summer Collection' set against unique rich, bronze foliage. These hardy Peruvian Lilies are compact with an upright habit, ensuring that stems are…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • 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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despatch by end of september 2019

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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despatch by end of july 2019

Peony 'Old Rose Dandy'

A charming hardy perennial with exquisite freesia-scented blooms from May to June above a neat mound of glossy foliage. The blooms have a vintage appearance, opening to an unusual terracotta colour and slowly fading to yellow.  More Info

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

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Peony 'Pink Ardour'

Flamboyant ruffles of cerise pink petals are held above neat clumps of glossy foliage in late spring and early summer. This stunning hardy perennial is a ?must have? for sunny borders.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2019

Peony 'Lollipop'

Intriguing creamy yellow petals are striped and flecked with raspberry pink, so that no two flowers are the same. This stunning semi-double cultivar is particularly floriferous, bearing masses of gently scented blooms in summer. This hardy perennial is an…  More Info

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

Just£19.99

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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 surprisingly…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

Alstroemeria 'New Tree Everest Mix'

Alstroemeria 'New Tree Everest Mix' is an exotic-looking blend of Peruvian Lilies ? specially selected for their height and stature! These tall, hardy perennials produce long stems of tropical blooms that form a vibrant column of colour throughout the summer.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

Hibiscus syriacus 'Hamabo'

The erect stems of Hibiscus syriacus 'Hamabo' develop a cloak of deeply lobed, fresh green foliage that makes an attractive upright shrub. Although hardy Hibiscus flower late in the season, they are well worth the wait for their exotic-looking blooms.  More Info

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

4 Options From£22.99

despatch by end of july 2019

Calycanthus Duo

Calycanthus are handsome, hardy shrubs that certainly deserve to be more widely grown. Glossy, deciduous foliage covers the gently arching branches, creating a lovely backdrop for the exotic, magnolia-like blooms. This duo brings together two particularly…  More Info

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

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Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila

This low, spreading hardy perennial is perfect for alpine troughs, creeping through rockeries, and dangling over low walls. Small, fleshy, green-blue foliage forms a dense mat of ground cover that is topped by panicles of rosy pink, starry flowers in late summer.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2019

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 needs to be…  More Info

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

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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: 15cm (6)…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2019

Paulownia tomentosa

Large clusters of fragrant violet flowers in some seasons plus large exotic leaves. Amazing growth rate, a single shoot will often reach up to 8ft in a season  More Info




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Heptacodium miconioides

Heptacodium is an exotic-looking shrub for the garden; but plants are fully hardy and there are numerous reasons to grow it in your garden. With late summer flowers that are creamy-white and deeply fragrant; even when the petals fall, they leave behind colourful…  More Info

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

6 Options From£16.99

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Fritillaria imperialis 'Maxima Lutea'

This RHS AGM variety produces dramatic crowns of bright yellow, bell-shaped flowers, topped with a whirl of leaf-like bracts. This exotic-looking hardy perennial makes a real statement in borders, where its impressive height is ideal for the back of the border.…  More Info

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

Just£7.99

despatch by end of august 2019