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'Large Shrubs For Containers'

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Weigela florida 'Monet'

Weigela florida 'Monet' is perfect for smaller gardens, with a compact, mounding habit. A new variety in 2015, this colourful deciduous shrub is surprisingly tough and is a reliable choice for patio containers and the front of sunny borders.…  More Info

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

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Sarcococca confusa

For wonderful winter colour and fragrance the Sarcococca confusa is a popular choice. With charming small white flowers which have a powerful honey-like fragrance, and hide beneath the glorious deep-green, leathery foliage, this delightful hardy shrub then…  More Info

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

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Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina'

This hardy, evergreen shrub will light up the garden in winter with an abundance of lemon-yellow pea-like blooms and just keep on going. Performing particularly well in exposed locations and coastal areas, it's also ideal for patio containers where…  More Info

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

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Brunnera 'Alexander's Great'

* New in 2015If you are looking for a statement plant then try this big robust silver beauty! Easy to care for, the heavily silver-veined leaves will make a dramatic impact in borders and containers. Sprays of sky-blue flowers atop wirey stems will…  More Info

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

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Wisteria sinensis (Patio Standard)

* New in 2015Trained as a standard so that it can be enjoyed even in a small garden. This stunning wisteria has a classic beauty and fragrance, with purple blooms which hang gracefully from its twining stems. An attractive focal point in borders or when grown in   More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2018

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Danube'

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular garden shrubs in the UK. They are loved for their reliability and the generous amounts of colour they offer and the length of flowering time. Hydrangea 'Blue Danube' in an acidic soil will produce electric blue…  More Info

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

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Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' is planted for its visually appealing foliage, which is variegated and silvery-yellow. It is very low maintenance and is suitable for city gardens, courtyards, and rooftop gardens, and will add texture and colour. It is…  More Info

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

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Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames'

Leucothoe axillaris 'Little Flames' is a compact, evergreen shrub with a neat, bushy habit that is perfect for winter containers and the front of shaded acid borders. Its new shoots appear in fiery crimson, standing out brightly against the mature,…  More Info

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

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Clerodendrum bungei 'Pink Diamond'

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

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Rhododendron 'Snow Pearl' (Azalea Group)

Enjoy a breathtaking spring display of large gleaming-white, double flowers each spring, which completely cover the dark green foliage. Rhododendron 'Snow Pearl' blends elegantly into any planting scheme, lighting the gloom of shaded borders with its dazzling…  More Info

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

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Golden Bamboo

Grow Golden Bamboo at the back of sunny or partially shady borders to add structure and architecture to your exotic or woodland garden. The hardy perennial also makes an interesting screen. Phyllostachys vivax f. aureocaulis is a particularly impressive variety, so much…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'

Pieris japonica 'Little Heath' produces rich, bell-shaped flowers during spring, but the real attraction is the magnificent whorled evergreen foliage with tips that turn pink throughout the year, as well as often being edged with cream. This dwarf shrub only…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • 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…  More Info

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

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Pieris 'Flaming Silver'

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

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Pieris japonica 'Passion'

Pieris japonica 'Passion' bears flowing, pinkish red flowers which appear in spring above whorled, vibrant red foliage. This evergreen variety is easy to maintain and requires little pruning. Pieris 'Passion' is an eye-catching shrub that is best in patio   More Info

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

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Lagerstroemia indica 'Mardi Gras'

Lagerstroemia indica 'Mardi Gras' is a superb weeping shrub for the rockery, border or a large patio container. This dark green leaved, deciduous, densely branched shrub has downward, weeping branch tips. Lagerstroemeria does not…  More Info

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

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Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis is a compact hardy shrub, perfect for sunny patio containers and borders in small cottage gardens. The Japanese Snow Flower is named for its pure white flowers, which both look and smell fantastic during the late spring and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Hibiscus syriacus 'Purple Ruffles'

This variety of Rose Mallow is often praised for its undemanding nature and bushy foliage, but these desirable qualities pale into insignificance compared to the hardy shrub's remarkable flowers. Hibiscus syriacus 'Purple Ruffles' gets its name from its…  More Info

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

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Hebe 'Margret' - Patio

Hebe make superb evergreen shrubs for sunny, well drained borders. Hebe 'Margret? is a pretty cultivar with sky blue flower spikes that are borne in profusion throughout the summer months, often with a second flush in autumn. The nectar rich blooms attract…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum 'Mrs Iceton' (House Plant)

Better known as Croton or Joseph?s Coat, this eye-catching shrub boasts vibrant technicolour foliage! The large, oval leaves are stiff and glossy, with a unique mottled pattern in brilliant red, gold and green. Each evergreen leaf is quite unique, creating…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Clematis 'Arabella'

Part of the integrifolia group, Clematis 'Arabella' is a scrambling, perennial, variety of Clematis with exotic mauve purple flowers that have creamy-yellow anthers in the centre of them. It can be grown in large patio containers and will cascade onto the…  More Info

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

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Berberis thunbergii 'Tiny Gold'

Bright yellow-green foliage adorns this miniscule deciduous shrub in spring, gradually fading to lime green by summer. Growing to only 50cm (20), Berberis thunbergii 'Tiny Gold' is perfect for small gardens, at the front of borders or grown in patio   More Info

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

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Juniperus communis 'Compressa'

Awarded a prestigious RHS AGM, this dwarf conifer has attractive grey-green, needle-like leaves and a neat columnar habit. Juniperus communis 'Compressa' is perfect for adding upright accents to rock gardens, foliage gardens, the front of sunny borders or   More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love'

Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love' is an outstanding foliage plant. Its pointed, glossy leaves emerge crimson in spring, maturing to dark green. These leathery leaves provide a fabulous backdrop to more colourful shrubs and perennials throughout the summer, and…  More Info

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

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Juniperus squamata 'Little Joanna'

Sporting an exceptionally neat and compact appearance, Juniperus squamata 'Little Joanna' very much lives up to its name. Ideal for adding evergreen colour to both containers and alpine troughs, the dwarf confer requires little maintenance and is…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

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

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Clematis 'Justa'

From the Viticella group, Clematis Justa is compact and perfectly suited to large containers. Its star-shaped flowers are a beautiful rich mauve colour complemented by their white stamens. The Clematis Justa flowers between midsummer and early autumn. It…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • 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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Hydrangea serrata 'Intermedia' (Acuminata)

The compact size of Hydrangea serrata 'Intermedia' makes it the perfect plant for a large container. Also happy in the border in sun or part shade, this lacecap Hydrangea is covered in an abundance of very pretty flowers, each with a tight centre…  More Info

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

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Corylus avellana 'Twister'

Hardy deciduous shrub grown for its attractive twisted stems (hence its name) forming yellow male catkins February - March. Heart shaped, toothed, mid green leaves are up to 10cm (4) long. Slow growing, of more compact, bushy habit than most Corylus…  More Info

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

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Philadelphus Innocence

The name of Philadelphus 'Innocence' might lead you to suspect that this hardy deciduous shrub is a shy and retiring flower which prefers not to be noticed. But there is good reason why this Mock Orange has been awarded the RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit).…  More Info

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

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Buddleja 'Silver Anniversary'

Buddleja 'Silver Anniversary' bears honey scented white panicles that contrast softly with the silvery foliage, which has a woolly texture that glimmers in the sunlight. Thanks to its compact habit and tidy rounded shape, this cultivar will never overrun your garden…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Moerheim'

 Rhododendron 'Moerheim' is a compact, evergreen, spring flowering shrub that becomes covered in frilly, violet-blue flowers in May. This low maintenance, shade tolerant Azalea is a superb addition to small garden borders, rockeries, gravel gardens and also is…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lime'

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

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Blackberry Black Cascade

Pick up to 1.3kg of large, sweet berries from a single hanging basket. This breakthrough in blackberry breeding enables gardeners to grow blackberries in a totally new setting - no need to walk a country mile to get your harvest, just pop out to the patio and…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of october 2018