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'Hardy Tropical Plants'

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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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despatch by end of october 2018

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 impressive…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Fatsia japonica

Bring a tropical feel to your garden! With its large glossy leaves and strong architectural form, Fatsia japonica really makes a statement in the border, and looks magnificent alongside other exotic, showy plants. What's more, it is evergreen, fast growing…  More Info

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

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Hedychium 'Species Mixed'

A colourful mixture of decorative ornamental Gingers. Lush, exotic foliage gives rise to stems featuring racemes of sweetly scented blooms in an array of tropical colours. Can be grown in the UK like Cannas, or in a conservatory. Plants will flower in the…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun


  • Longevity: Perennial

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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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despatch by end of march 2019

Umbrella Bamboo 'Asian Wonder'

Bamboo are easy to grow and quick to fill out, making them a top foliage choice for privacy screening and blocking road noise and traffic pollution. Non-spreading 'Asian Wonder' is even more of a treat, with ruby red stems and olive green foliage giving it an incredibly…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of october 2018

Lewisia cotyledon 'Regenbogen'

In bright shades of tropical pinks and purples, Lewisia 'Regenbogen' is one of the best and most colourful of all the Lewisias. The flowers of this neat little plant spring from a rosette of evergreen foliage and bloom from May to September. Often grown…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of october 2018

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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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'. Whatever you…  More Info

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

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Campsis x tagliabuana 'Indian Summer'

The lush foliage and effervescent orange blooms of 'Indian Summer' might look exotic, but campsis plants are easy to grow in a warm sheltered spot of the garden. Vigorous without being invasive, make this gorgeous climber the workhorse of your summer displays -…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Walls & Fences
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty' F1 Hybrid

This attractive Ornamental Millet makes the perfect planting partner to vibrant summer annuals, adding height and interest to borders, as well as making a perfect backdrop to your display. Purple Majesty also adds a touch of the tropics to containers on a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Annual

Just£3.99

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Umbrella Bamboo 'Selection'

Fargesia murielae, also known as the Umbrella Bamboo due to its graceful arching habit, is a large evergreen bamboo growing to over 2m (6.5') tall. Unlike many bamboos, Umbrella Bamboo 'Selection' has a clump-forming habit so won't invade your garden. The elegant,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Phacelia viscida 'Tropical Surf'

An attractive easy to grow annual with masses of scrumptious azure-blue blooms with white lacy centres, produced on low ground hugging plants. A unique colour for, adding to borders or containers  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun

  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Annual

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Honeysuckle 'Golden Trumpet'

Throughout the summer months, the Lonicera 'Golden Trumpet' produces bright golden yellow floral clusters. This delightful Honeysuckle is a cultivar of Lonicera x brownii and produces a lovely fragrant scent. As the flowers die away, shiny red berries appear. This fast…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Impatiens niamniamensis

The Congo Cockatoo or Parrot Plant is a rare and much sought-after tropical perennial - that happens to be easy to grow. Its unusual flowers dangle happily all over the plant, like little tropical birds!  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Oriental Lily Collection

Fill your summer garden with an explosion of tropical colour! Oriental Lilies are prized for their large, trumpet shaped flowers and powerful fragrance. The tall, sturdy stems are cloaked in dark green foliage creating the perfect contrast to their vibrant…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of december 2018

Oriental Lily Bulbs (Mixed)

These scented oriental lilies will burst open with tropical colour and adorn your garden with a wonderful, powerful fragrance. With minimal effort, these hardy perennial lilies will come back year after year. Best planted in bulk, these value for…  More Info

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

Just£9.99

despatch by end of november 2018

Lily 'Delicate Joy'

It's doubles all round with this fantastic new lily! Short, stout little plants play host to flamboyant blooms with double the petals, double the colours and double the fragrance of regular lilies! You'll see 10 flowers in the first year, and there'll be more…  More Info

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

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Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Hour Mixture'

Stunning mixture of large semi-double flowers in a spectacular array of vibrant colours. Blooms sit on succulent, dwarf plants in the sunshine. They love hot, dry conditions, making them ideal for edging, ground cover or planted to tumble over a sunny wall  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Dahlia 'Lubega Power Yellow-Orange'

A ground-breaking innovation in premium fertilisers- it will guarantee that your plants will be fed the correct nutrients as and when they need them, all in an easy-to-use, single application.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

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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Lily Oriental Bumper Pack

These scented oriental lilies will burst open with tropical colour and adorn your garden with a wonderful, powerful fragrance. With minimal effort, these hardy perennial lilies will come back year after year. Best planted in bulk, they will provide…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Hibiscus syriacus 'Woodbridge'

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

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Juniperus squamata 'Tropical Blue'

A colorful conifer of undeniable intensity, Juniperus squamata 'Tropical Blue' more than lives up to its name. During the colder months it flaunts its silver-blue foliage - high in both color and density. Compact in nature, this low maintenance Flaky Juniper…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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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:…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

Rhododendron 'Bengal'

A real show-stopper! Rhododendron 'Bengal' is smothered with loose clusters of scarlet red blooms from late April. This showy dwarf hybrid is extremely free flowering, virtually covering the evergreen foliage entirely.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of october 2018

Nymphaea 'Wanvisa' (Deep Water Aquatic)

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Ponds
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of april 2019

Hibiscus syriacus 'Purple Pillar'

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

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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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Tulip 'Exotic Orange'

This peony-flowered Tulip literally explodes with colour in spring! Tropical, bright orange, fully double blooms burst open from rounded buds to create a bold display in beds, borders and containers. Plant Tulip 'Exotic Orange' in large groups for maximum…  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Harry Smith'

These self-supporting plants offer plenty of gentle fragrant yellow and brown flowers through the summer.  More Info

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

Just£14.99

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Pleioblastus argenteostriatus f. pumilus

Pleioblastus argenteostriatus f. pumilus is a dwarf bamboo which is much better suited to the average garden than its larger cousins. Its tropical appearance will add a contemporary feel to any patio or border. This variety features red-flushed canes and rich…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Canna x generalis 'Cannova Red'

Ten years in the making, the Cannova Series distinguishes itself from almost every other Canna on the market. Despite its tropical appearance, plants will be early to flower and will bloom reliably outdoors in the UK and Europe! With its bold leaves and…  More Info

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

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Curcuma Collection

We've secured a limited stock of these unusual summer flowering bulbs, so you can be one of the first UK gardeners to add them to your displays. Each flower spike is a work of art and is perfectly shown off above the ornamental pleated foliage. Use them to add a touch…  More Info

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

Just£11.99

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Phygelius 'Pheeges Passionate Pink'

Phygelius 'Pheeges Passionate Pink' is normally a hardy variety in mild parts of the UK despite its South African origins, making it ideal as a patio plant or in a perennial border. This magnificent Cape Fuchsia features splendid bright pink tubular blooms…  More Info

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

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Canna x generalis 'Cannova Yellow'

Ten years in the making, the Cannova Series distinguishes itself from almost every other Canna on the market. Despite its tropical appearance, plants will be early to flower and will bloom reliably outdoors in the UK and Europe! With its bold leaves and…  More Info

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

Just£9.99

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