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'Hardy Specimen Shrubs'

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Hydrangea hybrid Runaway Bride® 'Snow White'

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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despatch by end of august 2018

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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despatch by end of october 2018

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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despatch by end of august 2018

Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink'

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

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

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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despatch by end of july 2018

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Rosy Rocket'

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

Spiraea japonica 'Pink and Gold'

Spiraea Japonica 'Pink and Gold' is arguably the most colourful of its genre. With its butter-yellow foliage and brilliant pink flowers, this striking shrub will be a colourful addition to any border. In the later summer months, the wonderful blooms of Spiraea…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 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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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

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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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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despatch by end of august 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

Corylus maxima 'Purpurea'

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

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Escallonia 'Donard Seedling'

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' is an easy to grow shrub with glossy dark green leaves and an abundance of pale pink saucer shaped flowers during summer. Escallonia have an in-built versatility that makes them suitable for shrub borders, specimen  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

Philadelphus 'Albatre'

Nothing beats the rich, sweet scent of a Mock Orange in full bloom! These hardy shrubs fill the air with a heady scent which wafts from pure white, semi double blooms which appear with a flourish in early summer. The leaves of Philadelphus 'Albatre'…  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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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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Coprosma repens 'Pacific Sunset'

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of september 2018

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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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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Choisya x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'

If you are looking for a flowering shrub that can be planted as a hedge or want a stand alone specimen for a wide border, then Choisya x dewitteana 'Goldfingers' is a great choice. This Mexican Orange Blossom is evergreen and will produce a profusion of…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • 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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Euonymus japonicus

If you are looking for a plant that you can mould to suit your purposes then a Euonymus Japonica is to be considered. It will make a delightful specimen plant with it's attractive dark green leaves but if you want to use it as a formal hedge or screen just keep…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2018

Calycanthus chinensis

Rarely found in gardens, Calycanthus chinensis deserves to be much more widely grown. This handsome deciduous shrub forms a bushy, medium sized plant cloaked in glossy, mid-green foliage that turns to buttery yellow in autumn. In early summer it bears white,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • 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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despatch by end of september 2018

Acacia dealbata

Pompom yellow mimosa flowers are produced on this evergreen tree against a backdrop of feathery foliage. In spring the scented, nectar-rich blooms provide a valuable source of food for bees and other insects. In mild parts of the UK, Acacia dealbata plants can be grown…  More Info

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

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