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Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia'

When grown as a hedge, this Cherry Laurel looks smart, glossy and dense. The shiny leaves form a lovely backdrop for the creamy white flower spikes in spring which are a magnet for pollinating insects. As the flowers fade, glossy berries take their place,…  More Info

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

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Weigela florida 'Moulin Rouge'

The lovely gold and green variegated foliage of Weigela florida 'Moulin Rouge' beautifully offsets its red spring flowers to add a splash of colour to containers and borders. This deciduous hardy shrub is reliable and easy to grow, with a pleasingly upright habit…  More Info

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

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Spiraea x billardii

Great for the wildlife garden because it provides excellent biodiversity, Spiraea x billardii is a deciduous shrub with many different attributes. This beautiful plant is unmistakable in July and August when it displays panicles of fluffy pink flowers which…  More Info

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

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Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Thetis'

A superb plant for attracting bees and other pollinators to your garden, Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Thetis' is a hardy shrub with a compact, spreading habit. With aromatic grey-green foliage and deep blue flowers in late summer, it looks great in the middle of…  More Info

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

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Gaillardia aristata 'Burgundy'

For a long lasting display the gaillardia 'Burgundy' are a perfect choice, with their wine red colour flowers blooming right through the summer and well into autumn. These beautiful large, burgundy blooms are loved by pollinating insects and are versatile…  More Info

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

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Scabious 'Beaujolais Bonnets'

An attractive first year flowering perennial, producing bushy plants with clusters of wiry stems clothed in unusual rich burgundy flowers with contrasting paler outer petals and white stamens. Ideal for attracting butterflies to your borders or containers. Height…  More Info

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

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Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Blue'

Buddleja davidii 'Nanho Blue' features scented, nectar rich, lavender blue flowers above silvery green foliage. This quick growing Butterfly Bush attracts a mass of pollinating insects and butterflies to your garden from June to September, as well as being tough…  More Info

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

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Ceanothus 'Marie-rose'

Ceanothus 'Marie-rose' is a pretty California Lilac, boasting masses of hazy-pink blooms against a backdrop of glossy green foliage. Its purple stems form a medium-sized shrub that makes a lovely feature trained against a wall, or at the back of borders. Fluffy…  More Info

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

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Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz'® is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja '® Ivory' is easy to grow and problem-free with a super…  More Info

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

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Verbascum phlomoides 'Banana Custard'

Verbascum 'Banana Custard' is perfect for the back of the border where it strives to outshine other plants with it's height and presence. The foliage is grey-green and makes a fitting backdrop to the tall spikes of summer flowering vibrant yellow blooms which…  More Info

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

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Buddleja davidii 'Adonis Blue'

Buddleja davidii 'Adonis Blue' is an essential plant for any wildlife area or cottage garden border, as it will attract butterflies and pollinating insects in droves. Rich indigo blue panicles hang delicately at the end of slender stems adorned with…  More Info

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

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Hellebore 'Christmas Carol'

A particularly lovely variety of a classic herbaceous perennial. Helleborus niger ?Christmas Carol? bears gleaming white blooms with a central crown of prominent yellow stamens.  More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Genpei'

As a dwarf variety with a mound-forming habit, Spiraea japonica 'Genpei' adds ornamental charm to any garden setting. Spireas are popular deciduous shrubs, and 'Genpei' is so welcoming to insects that it has been given an RHS Perfect for Pollinators award. Its…  More Info

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

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Antirrhinum majus 'Reminiscent Mixed' F1 Hybrid

The longest-flowering snapdragon in our trials, 'Reminiscent Mixed' is the perfect choice for borders as well as containers. Unusual upward-facing open flowers in a fabulous range of pastel colours produce a lovely citrus fragrance, whilst the bushy compact   More Info

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

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Salvia microphylla 'Blue Monrovia'

Salvia microphylla 'Blue Monrovia' is a bushy, shrubby perennial. In mild areas it may remain evergreen, although generally considered a semi-evergreen where winters are harsh and the plants are given no protection. This pretty Sage forms an upright clump of…  More Info

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

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Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Grow a plant that's lovely to look at and lovely to touch too. This unusual foxglove produces strong, mid-height flower spires in its first year if sown in January. An added bonus is the pretty silver foliage which feels 'fluffy' and soft to the…  More Info

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

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Erica carnea 'Pink Spangels'

This heather variety lives up to it's 'Pink Spangels' name with dozens of pretty pale pink flowers contrasting with dark green foliage and as the flowers are a valuable source of nectar for pollinating insects you'll get a display of wildlife thrown in for good…  More Info

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

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Erigeron seciosus 'Pink Jewel'

Described as 'bright and cheerful', this sums up Erigeron seciosus 'Pink Jewel' perfectly. The blooms are semi-double with deep pink petals and saffron-yellow centres and are remarkably resilient in exposed and coastal locations. The pollinating insects in your…  More Info

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

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Weigela florida 'Milk and Honey'

Named for its beautiful pure white, bell-shaped flowers which emerge from ivory coloured buds throughout May and June. Weigela florida 'Milk and Honey' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub with variegated dark green and pale lime leaves. Even after flowering has finished,…  More Info

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

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Blueberry 'Spartan'

A mid to late season cropper, producing good yields of tasty blue-black coloured berries from July to August. Blueberry 'Spartan' is an attractive bushy plant with white spring flowers that are loved by pollinating insects. In autumn, the small…  More Info

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

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Dahlia 'Mystic Illusion'




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Quercus robur

The most traditional of British native trees, Oak is easily recognised by its distinctive leaves and acorns. Its robust growth and branching habit mean that it can be grown successfully as part of a mixed hedgerow or planted as an Oak hedge. It will quickly form…  More Info

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

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Dahlia 'Happy Single Romeo'

The burgundy-black leaves of Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty' are the perfect contrast with its pink flowers. The sweet, lemon-scented blooms are carried in dense panicles in early summer, and later replaced by glossy black elderberries that are loved<…  More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Genpei'

Spiraea are popular deciduous shrubs and this dwarf variety has a mound forming habit which adds an ornamental charm to any garden setting.  More Info

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

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Heliomeris multiflora 'Sunsplash'

For a really eye-catching plant this summer, grow this stand-out heliomeris. Its bushy, slightly sprawling habit makes it ideal for filling a sunny border where it will attract numerous beneficial insects, including butterflies. Direct sow this hardy…  More Info

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

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Delphinium 'Cameliard' (Pacific Hybrid)

Delphinium 'Cameliard' is stunning in early summer when it produces tall spires of pale lavender blue flowers. The frilly, semi double flowers are loved by beneficial garden insects, gardeners and flower arrangers alike. This is a Pacific hybrid Delphinium…  More Info

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

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Cornus alba 'Sibirica'

Cornus alba 'Sibirica' is grown for its fiery red stems, which bring colour to winter gardens. For most of the year 'Sibirica' provides a leafy green backdrop for more colourful, summer-flowering plants. Its small white flowers form a pretty display in summer,…  More Info

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

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Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Star'

Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Star', as its name suggests, is loved for its unusual yellow blooms which appear atop slender yet strong stems in spring and early summer. Granny's Bonnet is a much-loved herbaceous perennial which gradually spreads and naturalises.…  More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Gold Mound'

The leaves of the Spiraea Japonica 'Gold Mound' are a delightful golden colour is spring, before turning a lovely lime green in summer. Then, as summer turns to autumn, the leaves revert to their lovely golden hues of springtime. Adding to the delight of…  More Info

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

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Lilac 'Paul Thirion'

Dark purple-red buds open to reveal double, rose-pink flowers with a heady perfume from May to June. Lilac 'Paul Thirion' is a compact lilac with an upright habit. The well branched stems are cloaked in a dense covering of heart shaped foliage, making this a superb…  More Info

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

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Etna'

Prunus laurocerasus 'Etna' is a dense, evergreen shrub which will make it a classic plant choice for creating a hedge in any part of the garden. This includes shaded areas, north-facing borders and coastal gardens. The Cherry Laurel will form a dense hedge of…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'

A versatile shrub that will be at home in sunny borders, rockeries, wildlife gardens or as a compact low hedge, 'Pink Beauty' Shrubby Cinquefoil earns it's keep admirably. If you plant a group of them together they will form tough, resilient ground cover that…  More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Firelight'

Spiraea japonica 'Firelight' is a very colourful addition to the garden, boasting dull red to bronze foliage that changes to green in summer and then reddish purple in the autumn. In summer the display also includes clusters of small, rosy-pink flowers. A good choice…  More Info

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

Delphinium 'Summer Skies' (Pacific Hybrid)

Beautiful sky-blue flowers form tall, soft spires above neat clumps of foliage. A classic cottage garden perennial, Delphinium 'Summer Skies' is perfectly at home in sunny herbaceous borders, where it's statuesque flowers add vertical interest and eye-catching colour…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Tickled Pink'

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

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