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'Low Maintenance Shrubs'

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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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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…  More Info

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

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Juniperus sabina 'Rockery Gem'

Juniperus sabina 'Rockery Gem' or Savin Juniper is a superb conifer for rockeries and gravel gardens. It is low growing and extremely low maintenance, making it a fantastic choice for gardens that aim to be well planted and cared for, without having…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Hebe odora 'New Zealand Gold'

Reminiscent of Box, this hardy shrub makes a superb alternative to traditional evergreens for creating a dense mound of foliage. The yellow-green stems have a tightly compact habit that naturally forms a rounded pillow, but will also tolerate clipping for a more…  More Info

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

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Microbiota decussata

The Siberian Carpet Cypress or Russian Arbor-Vitae is the perfect conifer for ground cover in borders or on sloping ground and banks. Plants are zero maintenance, super hardy and carry decorative ferny foliage.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhododendron 'Elsie Lee' (Azalea Group)

The frilly, double blooms of Rhododendron 'Elsie Lee' make a flamboyant display in late May. This evergreen Azalea is popular for its large, lilac-mauve flowers which are somewhat unusual in Azaleas.  More Info

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

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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

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

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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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Viburnum tinus 'Lisarose'

Popular for its robust habit and ease of growth, this evergreen shrub flowers from December through to April, providing all-year-round interest in the garden! Viburnum tinus 'Lisarose' produces flattened heads of dark pink buds, which open to reveal white scented…  More Info

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

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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

The shrub Cotinus coggyria 'Royal Purple' is popular and easy to grow. It has marvellous beetroot red rounded leaves, forming in whorls around its stem. The leaves appear almost translucent on a bright sunny day, and change to glorious copper tones by autumn. In…  More Info

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

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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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Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Orange'

Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Orange' has a compact, mound-shaped habit that makes a neat and tidy, low maintenance shrub. This evergreen rhododendron is covered in evergreen, shiny, leaves that provide year round colour and structure in the garden.  More Info

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

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Enkianthus campanulatus

An easy to grow, low maintenance shrub that will give you not one, but two spectacular displays each year! Enkianthus campanulatus will start in the early summer with masses of delicate bell shaped blooms, each a pale yellow, tinged with a pink,…  More Info

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

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Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'

RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2015Pink tinged blossoms turn bright white through summerGlossy berries attract wildlife to your winter gardenHardy, low maintenance shrub ideal for cottage gardens. Winner of the coveted RHS Chelsea Flower…  More Info

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

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Azalea 'Japanese Pink'

A low maintenance, evergreen shrub for acidic soil or patio containers. Azalea 'Japanese Pink' is a slow growing, compact shrub producing masses of striking scarlet blooms through March and April.  More Info




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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…  More Info

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

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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 hardy   More Info

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

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

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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…  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster dammeri

Cotoneaster dammeri is an evergreen, spreading shrub that is very low maintenance and makes great groundcover that surpresses weeds. This low growing variety of Bearberry has waxy, evergreen, dark green leaves and in early summer the shrub…  More Info

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

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Osmanthus delavayi

An elegant evergeen shrub, Osmanthus delavayi produces hundreds of tiny white, sweetly fragrant flowers in spring on gently arching branches, followed by blue-black berries. Awarded an RHS AGM, the Delavay Osmanthus is a robust, slow-growing, low-maintenance   More Info

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

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon'

A low growing form of laurel that is ideal for ground cover or planting in a low maintenance area of your garden. Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' is a tough, evergreen shrub that will clothe an area with large, dark green leaves which will…  More Info

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

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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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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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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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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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Magnolia denudata 'Yellow River'

An unusual variety with glamorous, buttery-yellow flowers and the sweetest perfume. The large buds of Magnolia 'Yellow River' open to reveal goblet shaped blooms on bare branches in spring. This exceptional deciduous magnolia makes an elegant and low   More Info

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

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Daphne 'Fragrance Collection'

Unbeatable for a low maintenance, long lasting display! Daphne is prized for its powerful fragrance and long flowering period.  More Info




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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…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Rhododendron 'Geisha Pink' (Azalea Group)

The low, spreading branches of Rhododendron 'Geisha Pink' are smothered with clear pink flowers from April to May. This evergreen Azalea makes a fine specimen shrub for cascading down rockeries and over low walls.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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 no maintenance  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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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…  More Info

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

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Euonymus fortunei 'Blonde Beauty'

A versatile, evergreen, low-maintenance shrub that thrives in almost any position! The leathery creamy-yellow leaves with green margins form a dense compact shrub which is ideal for borders, patio containers, low hedging and ground cover. This…  More Info

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

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Microbiota decussata 'Fuzzball'

Are you looking for an attractive low-growing, deciduous shrub for groundcover? Microbiota decussata 'Fuzzball', otherwise known as Siberian Cypress could be the answer to your prayers. The pretty green foliage turns bronze during the autumn and winter months.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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…  More Info

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

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