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'Hardy Specimen Shrubs'

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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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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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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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Choisya ternata 'Apple Blossom'

Choisya ternata 'Apple Blossom' is the first of its kind ? a Mexican Orange Blossom with bicoloured flowers! Deep pink buds open to reveal the fragrant blooms from to April and May, often followed by a second flush in late summer. This superb hardy shrub  More Info

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

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Aronia x prunifolia 'Aron'

This deciduous, hardy shrub has many advantages. Perhaps the most notable of these is the spectacular display it puts on in autumn; its leaves turn fantastic shades of red and purple before falling. Not to be outdone, its black-red berries are both…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Luzi'

A hardy, evergreen Azalea with an upright, bushy habit. Rhododendron 'Luzi' boasts a covering of small, shiny, rich green leaves all the year round. Trusses of funnel-shaped, pure white flowers appear from late spring to early summer.  More Info

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

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Miss Saori'

Be one of the first to grow the Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year Hydrangea 'Miss Saori'. This show-stopping variety like no other Hydrangea, with blooms that are not only 2-tiered, but each petal also carries a unique frosted edge. An incredibly handsome shrub<…  More Info

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

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Genista 'Porlock'

Mophead Hydrangeas are always showy, and this one is no exception! When grown on acid soils, large heads of breathtaking blue flowers are borne from July to September.  More Info

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

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Cotinus coggygria 'Golden Spirit'

A golden smoke bush that will light up summer borders with its bright yellow, oval shaped foliage. Cotinus coggygria 'Golden Spirit' bears frothy plumes of subtle green flowers from midsummer, before the cool chill of autumn sets the foliage ablaze with vibrant shades…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • 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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Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink'

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

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Cornus sericea 'White Gold'

Truly a 'shrub for all seasons', Cornus sericea 'White Gold' bears clusters of white flowers in late spring, set against a backdrop of variegated leaves with creamy white edges. White fruits follow the flowers in late summer, and as autumn progresses this eye…  More Info

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

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Escallonia laevis 'Pink Elle'

From early summer the stems tips of Escallonia laevis 'Pink Elle' are crowded with clusters of tubular pink flowers that are larger than most cultivars. This neat, compact shrub has a pleasing rounded habit that makes a fine specimen for borders, and an…  More Info

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

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Stachyurus praecox

Seldom found in UK gardens this stunning deciduous shrub makes a superb specimen for late winter borders. Pendants of tiny, bell shaped flowers dangle from naked, bronze coloured stems, providing valuable nectar for early pollinating insects.  More Info

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

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Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' is a hardy, evergreen shrub that is fast growing and hassle free; making it a great choice for informal hedging. It is also suitable to grow as a free standing shrub in garden borders. This Escallonia has glossy leaves and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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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Escallonia 'Iveyi'

Escallonia Iveyi is a worthy holder of an RHS AGM award, it's not hard to see why. The plant is an evergreen shrub that is clothed with glossy dark green foliage and further enhanced with large clusters of pristine white flowers from June to August. Iveyi is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'

Scented clusters of tubular white flowers will greet you each morning in the spring, set against lush green foliage to make them stand out magnificently. Viburnum burkwoodii 'Anne Russell' is a semi evergreen shrub of medium size that can be grown as a   More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Nana'

Spiraea Japonica 'Nana' is a much loved dwarf variety of the deciduous shrub, well known for its gorgeous fluffy flowers. Its low growing habit makes it ideal as a hedge. Renowned also for its striking golden autumn leaf colours, Spiraea Japonica 'Nana' has been…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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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Photinia x fraseri 'Pink Marble'

Photinia x fraseri 'Pink Marble' produces clumps of elegant white flowers in mid to late spring, beautifully complementing the bright foliage. This variation of the well liked Photinia 'Red Robin' features variegated, leathery leaves that appear stunning red with pink…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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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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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Dart's Red Lady'

Whoever Dart might be, he's lucky to possess this Red Lady. Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Dart's Red Lady' is among the finest varieties of Japanese Barberry, as evidenced by its well deserved RHS AGM. The hardy shrub spreads beautifully to create a…  More Info

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

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Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Dream'

An exciting deciduous shrub whose leaves emerge orange in the spring before slowly maturing to deep red in summer. In spring, dainty orange flowers adorn the branches for a glowing display. The nectar-rich flowers are great for pollinating insects and are…  More Info

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

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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Rose Glow'

A popular variety which has earned an RHS AGM; Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Rose Glow' produces purple leaves which are marbled with pink and white when young. A small amount of yellow flowers are produced in spring which are followed by red berries in autumn.…  More Info

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

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Styrax japonicus 'Fragrant Fountain'

Clusters of sweet scented white flowers with gold stamens hang in their masses from this hardy shrub throughout spring. With a compact, weeping habit, Styrax ?Fragrant Fountain? is a wonderful new specimen plant for the border, or as a centrepiece…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • 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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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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Magnolia 'Red Lucky' (Patio Standard)

Often flowering twice a year, Magnolia 'Red Lucky' makes a superb specimen plant. The white petals, flushed on the outside with deep pink markings, appear in spring and again in late summer. This exceptional deciduous magnolia requires little maintenance.  More Info

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

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Lilac 'Beauty of Moscow'

Fully double, snow-white blooms unfurl from delicate pink buds giving an attractive two tone effect. Syringa 'Beauty of Moscow' is an elegant deciduous shrub with a spreading habit and heart shaped foliage. This trouble-free variety has nectar rich, fragrant…  More Info

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

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Cherry 'Sinensis'

Rosea Plena', the Flowering Almond, makes a manageable shrub for small gardens and produces voluptuous double pink blossoms every spring!  More Info

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

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty'

Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty' has the most beautiful, delicate pink flowers which contrast well with the deep, dark and dense foliage; making this hardy shrub a really decorative specimen plant. With sweet, lemon-scented blooms which…  More Info

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

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Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride'

A hardy shrub with pure white flowers makes Exochorda 'The Bride' a graceful addition to your garden. Flowers April to May, and with striking autumnal foliage in October. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 3m (10').  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.  More Info

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

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