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'Hardy Specimen Shrubs'

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Hydrangea 'Runaway Bride'

Awarded the prestigious title of Plant of the Year for 2018 at Chelsea Flower Show! This is one of the most floriferous and vigorous hydrangeas we've ever seen. Most Hydrangeas produce just one bloom on the end of each branch; but Hydrangea hybrid Runaway Bride® …  More Info

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

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Tower'

Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Tower' has the most wonderfully deep, dark, dense and compact foliage and with its upright habit makes it a great Elder for small gardens. Sambucus is a great specimen plant too as it has the most unusual, flattened heads of…  More Info

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

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Thuja occidentalis 'Jantar'

Thuja occidentalis 'Jantar' forms a cheery, slender, yellow-leaved conifer. Having more lateral branches than most yellow leaved cultivars, results in a much denser appearance providing year round colour and texture. The yellow-green foliage changes to a warm amber…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhododendron 'Flava'

An elegant, understated cultivar that makes a charming specimen plant. In late May, Rhododendron 'Flava' produces masses of apricot buds that open to palest primrose flowers, each decorated with a splash of red at the centre.  More Info

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

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Nandina domestica

Delicate in appearance the Nandina domestica is an ideal specimen plant for centre stage in your garden. Heavenly Bamboo from the Far East will happily grow in the UK and is at home in our climate. An upright, bamboo-like shrub with narrow oval shaped,…  More Info

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

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Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud'

Very much a well-known and well-liked deciduous shrub, Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud' is a stunning vision of beauty - so much so it's widely called 'Beauty Bush'. From May to June its arching stems are populated with masses of pale pink, trumpet-shaped blooms …  More Info

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

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Clementine'

Flowering early in the spring, Chaenomeles x superba 'Clementine' is a welcome sight, heralding the start of a new season with its double orange-red blooms borne on bare, spiny stems. Pollinating insects make a bee-line for its rich nectar which is so valuable early in…  More Info

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

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Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'

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

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Viburnum plicatum 'Watanabe'

Viburnum plicatum 'Watanabe' bears exquisite white lacecap flowers in mid September, helping to extend the season of interest in your garden. Like other Viburnums, this variety features layers of branches with bright green foliage. Ideal in a mixed border or as a   More Info

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

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Lilac 'Souvenir de Louis Spaeth'

Narrow panicles of rosy red blooms are borne on compact stems against a backdrop of heart-shaped foliage. Syringa ?Souvenir de Louis Spaeth? is a consistently reliable, trouble-free variety with nectar rich, fragrant flowers that are loved by butterflies. A well loved …  More Info

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

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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Rosy Rocket'

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

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Buddleja davidii 'Santana'

Buddleja davidii 'Santana' bears maroon red flowers which contrast spectacularly with the attractive variegated foliage; the slender sage green leaves each feature a wide yellow margin. With plenty of space, this deciduous shrub will produce an impressive, long…  More Info

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

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Prunus x cistena

Prunus x cistena forms an upright, bushy, slow growing shrub which also makes a good low maintenance, deciduous hedge. Alternatively, grow as a specimen shrub in a container on the patio or as a focal point in the garden. Its single, pale pink,…  More Info

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

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Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'

Choisya x dewitteana 'White Dazzler' is a Mexican Orange Blossom plant that has evergreen foliage and produces scented white flowers first in spring, then another flush of blooms in autumn. Very low maintenance, compact and tolerant of poor growing conditions the RHS…  More Info

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

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Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink'

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

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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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Hibiscus syriacus 'Magenta Chiffon'

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

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Clematis 'Madame le Coultre'

This Jackmanii hybrid Clematis 'Madame le Coultre' is a truly stunning specimen! The brilliant, large white flowers with striking golden stamens flourish elegantly throughout the summer months. Madame le Coultre loves a prominent location in any garden. Don't…  More Info

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

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Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' produces a dazzling display of young scarlet foliage in spring which, along with the crimson stems, contrasts fabulously with the mature green foliage further down the plant. Rich white spring flowers further complement this stunning…  More Info

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

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Philadelphus 'Dame Blanche'

The foliage of Philadelphus 'Dame Blanche' is dark green and unobtrusive and you might not even notice this hardy, deciduous shrub for most of the year. However, you won't be able to ignore the scent that comes from its pure white blooms in early summer.…  More Info

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

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Daphne 'Perfume Princess'

Fill your garden with fragrance this spring!Like the bigger brother to ever-popular variety 'Eternal Fragrance', 'Perfume Princess'is a robust shrub for the border,with stems clothed in deeply fragrant florets.This shrub may be slow-growing, but it's well…  More Info

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

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Euonymus hamiltonianus 'Koi Boy'

Named for its creamy white seed capsules which split apart to reveal scarlet red seeds - a colour combination that brings Koi Carp to mind! Euonymus hamiltonianus 'Koi Boy' forms a large shrub or small, multi-stemmed tree with green foliage that turns to pale…  More Info

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

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Magnolia stellata

A native of Japan and sometimes called the 'star magnolia', this stunning, slow-growing shrub heralds the spring with its spectacular blooms. The impact of the flowers is all the more impressive as they transform from goblet-shaped buds into truly beautiful,…  More Info

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

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Gardenia 'Crown Jewels'

Who'd have imagined an outdoor hardy gardenia a few years ago? With its pearly white, waxy blooms, 'Crown Jewels' will be a prized specimen from the moment it's delivered to you. And don't underestimate the fragrance. it's far too powerful for the home.…  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'Fairy Cream'

Here's an exciting new magnolia. Unlike many other spring-flowering varieties, its lovely fragrant flowers bloom all along the length of its stems, at every leaf axil, giving extraordinary flower power. Compact and delicate, it makes a fabulous feature plant,…  More Info

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

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Prunus nipponica 'Brilliant'

Why not bring the glamour of the orient to your garden with the exquisite Japanese Alpine Cherry or Prunus nipponica 'Brilliant'. Being relatively small, this shrub is perhaps best suited to compact gardens, outdoor spaces or even patio containers. In spring,…  More Info

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

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Itea virginica

It's easy to see why Itea virginica is also named Sweet Spire: from July to September, panicles of sweet-smelling flowers hang from its mound-forming foliage. These white blooms open slowly, beginning at the base and rising to the tip, creating a unique and ever…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum

A wonderful tiered shrub with elegant, wide-spreading branches bearing pretty white, lacecap flowers in late spring. The leaves are prominently veined and textured, taking on warm purple and red hues in autumn before falling. Commonly known as the Japanese…  More Info

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

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Cherry laurel (Hedging)

Laurel is a well known hedging plant species and the Cherry Laurel in particular demonstrates the many reasons why they are so popular. Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia' is a worthy RHS AGM winner, awarded in part for it's large glossy leaves and the elegant creamy…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Deutzia purpurea 'Kalmiiflora'

Deutzia purpurea 'Kalmiiflora' is an excellent, stand-alone specimen plant, although it will also hold its own in busy, sunny borders. The hardy shrub's foliage consists of open branches covered with deciduous, oval leaves. In the spring, dark pink…  More Info

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

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Cornus alba 'Ivory Halo'

Cornus alba 'Ivory Halo' is a Dogwood shrub that has the renowned red stems in winter, that contrast magnificently with snowy ground. Earlier in the year it has attractive, variegated foliage with white edges on the leaves. In spring the plant becomes full of…  More Info

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

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Thuja occidentalis 'Salland'

Perfect for creating a vibrant yellow evergreen hedge, or growing as an upright, conical specimen plant, Thuja occidentalis 'Salland' is an eye-catching beauty. It grows best on slightly acidic moist soil and needs very little maintenance. This variety of White…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica'

With large glossy dark green evergreen leaves, the Cherry Laurel is a useful plant which grows in sun or shade: in fact this very tolerant shrub is easy to grow in almost any situation! It is often grown as a hedge or as natural screening or to cover large areas…  More Info

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

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Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps'

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Philadelphus 'Starbright'

Philadelphus 'Starbright' produces fragrant single white blooms with yellow stamens in early summer; these flowers are larger than those of other Mock Orange varieties. New growth in spring is flushed purple, rapidly maturing into vivid green foliage which contrasts…  More Info

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

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