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'Low Maintenance Plants'

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Pennisetum alopecuroides

A graceful deciduous grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides forms large clumps of slender arching leaves. From midsummer a profusion of bristly bottle-brush flowers emerge, creating a soft misty effect. Chinese Fountain Grass is a low-maintenance perennial that looks wonderful…  More Info




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Fern 'Fantastic Vidalii'

* New in 2015This hardy collection of four popular varieties will thrive in both borders and containers. From the dusky green- grey colour of 'Ghost', to the deep red stems of 'Ursula's Red' these ferns are a great way of adding architectural forms to a shady corner of…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Rhododendron 'Amoena'

Rhododendron 'Amoena' is a gorgeous Japanese Azalea that becomes covered in cerise pink flowers throughout April and May. The foliage is evergreen, providing greenery throughout the winter months. It has a compact, tidy growing habit, making it suitable for small and…  More Info

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

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Picea abies 'Nidiformis'

If you are looking for a very low maintenance, but visually appealing, planting idea for your garden, a dwarf conifer collection is highly recommended and will give many years of pleasure. All year round greenery and literally zero maintnenance…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Choisya ternata 'Sundance'

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' has luminescent yellow evergreen foliage that contrasts brilliantly with darker green shrubs in garden borders. It is extremely low maintenance and tolerant of difficult growing conditions, making it ideal for exposed sites and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Aronia x prunifolia 'Brilliant'

Aronia is a useful plant for all seasons, thanks to the fragrant spring flowers, red autumn foliage and winter berries, which are also edible. The ripe berries are semi-sweet and contain some Vitamin C. Chokeberry is an easy to grow shrub, for sun or part shade,…  More Info

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

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Berberis buxifolia 'Nana'

Growing to just 60cm (24), this dwarf evergreen shrub is perfect for small gardens! Sweet yellow-orange flowers with a delicate fragrance erupt along the arching branches in spring. These pretty flowers are very attractive to bees and are followed by blue berries which…  More Info

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

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Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor'

Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor' is a particularly low-growing variety of St. John's Wort, making for excellent, colourful ground cover. The hardy shrub's semi-evergreen foliage is easy to grow and requires little maintenance, even in poor conditions, but is…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Medicine Wheel Mountain'

Here's a lovely shrub to plant as groundcover. Potentilla fruticosa 'Medicine Wheel Mountain' grows almost prostrate, forming a mat of small grey green leaves and being covered in a mass of bright yellow flowers for many months of the summer and into autumn. It…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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 attractive…  More Info

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

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

A real winner for shady corners of the garden, Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' is a robust, evergreen ground-cover plant producing a dense covering of glossy, toothed leaves. In early summer, upright spikes of small white flowers emerge above the sea of…  More Info

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

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Enkianthus campanulatus

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

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Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo'

Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo' is just perfect for the back of borders. Or, if you're looking for groundcover, this easy-to-grow shrub will be just the job. The shiny leaves of Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo' or Oregon Grape looks magnificent as a low-growing hedge. Its spiky…  More Info

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

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Azalea 'Japanese Red'

* New in 2015The plant that takes care of itself! No pruning required, just plant up and enjoy the masses of brightly coloured red blooms year after year. Height of stem supplied 60cm.  More Info

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

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Pennisetum Fireworks Grass Collection

You simply can't go wrong with these amazing low maintenance plants that will create a spectacular display. Pennisetum are a firm favoutrite of our cutomers and landscape gardeners alike, with little or no fuss, the make an impression aver year.  More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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Crassula Mixed (House Plant)

Crassula are a well known group of succulents that come in an astonishing range of shapes, sizes, colours and textures. Crassula are easy, undemanding, and fun to grow ? not least because of their diverse looks. These fleshy-leaved house plants are drought…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Potentilla tridentata 'Nuuk'

Potentilla tridentata 'Nuuk' is an evergreen, low growing plant and an ideal choice for the rockery or alpine garden, or for groundcover in a low maintenance garden. Its glossy dark green leaves sometimes turn to bronze and red wine shades…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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, easy,…  More Info

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

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Achillea filipendulina 'Coronation Gold'

Achillea 'Coronation Gold' is a low maintenance and easy to grow variety, which makes it understandably popular. It really is one of the best herbaceous perennials for a mixed border, with eye-catching flat flower heads of golden-yellow, it has a long…  More Info

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

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Microbiota decussata

For excellent ground cover the Microbiota decussata is quick and easy, and its prostrate habit of low growing means it will cover difficult areas fast. It can cover sloping ground, banks and borders, and needs zero maintenance making it an ideal shrub for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Picea abies 'Tompa'

Planted in spaced out groups, Picea abies 'Tompa' a dwarf Norway spruce can give the illusion of a mini forest within a border. It is a perfect conifer for a rockery or alpine garden, alongside flowering plants such as Azaleas. Once planted there is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Juniperus rigida subsp. conferta 'Blue Pacific'

Juniperus rigida subsp. conferta 'Blue Pacific' is the perfect choice for busy gardeners as it requires minimal maintenance once established and accepts a broad range of growing conditions. This low growing conifer has a prostrate habit and spreading…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Jade River'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Jade River' is a superb choice for those looking for a hassle-free, low growing, prostrate conifer; it tolerates most garden conditions and needs no maintenance once established, leaving you more time to enjoy your garden. The…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Juniperus chinensis 'Stricta'

Fantastic as an architectural focal point in the garden, Juniperus chinensis 'Stricta' is an evergreen conifer with a naturally tall columnar habit and dense leaf growth. Requiring no pruning and happy in a wide range of soils this Chinese Juniper is perfect for low<…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Tree

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Berberis darwinii 'Nana'

Banish all thoughts of greying perms and lacklustre knitting patterns, because this 'Nana' is far from drab. The evergreen Barberry plant is fast-growing and low-maintenance, providing excellent ground cover or making a durable, low hedge. However, the…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Nico' (Azalea Group)

Bright cherry red flowers are borne in abundance in May, covering the low, spreading branches of Rhododendron 'Nico'. This vibrant evergreen Azalea is slow growing and compact, demanding very little maintenance once established.  More Info

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

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Rubus benenden

Rubus benenden is a vigorous, deciduous shrub - awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit for its dependability, ease of growth and resistance to pests and diseases. This thornless, ornamental bramble is a great variety to have in the garden, and is particularly useful in …  More Info

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

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Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy'

Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy' is an attractive and low maintenance, compact, evergreen shrub for small gardens, driveways and courtyards. The leaves are two toned; golden yellow with dark green edges, which in cold periods can turn pink. Euonymus fortunei …  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Gumpo White' (Azalea Group)

A low growing, spreading variety that makes an elegant feature plant for a rockery or planted en masse at the edge of acid woodlands. From Aril to May, Rhododendron 'Gumpo White' is covered in large, white blooms that stand out beautifully against…  More Info

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

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Verbascum olympicum

Every garden needs a plant that shouts 'look at me' so a Verbascum olympicum is a worthy contender. It will tolerate conditions that other plants would find hard to thrive in, such as hot and dry borders and poor soil and will quickly grow to 2 metres tall…  More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'

An evergreen shrub, Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold', is compact and low maintenance, making it perfect for small gardens, or as ground cover alongside driveways, or under tree canopies. The leaves are variegated with golden yellow centres. In cold…  More Info

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

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Juniperus sabina 'Variegata'

This variety of Juniper is popular due to its variegated foliage that has mellow yellow tips, that turn yellower over the colder months. Juniperus sabina 'Variegata' looks great planted alongside other low growing Savin Junipers in rock gardens, or in…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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