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'Shade Loving Shrubs'

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Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd'

Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd' is a bright yellow-green version of 'Smaragd', turning a shade more golden during the winter. This slow growing conifer forms a conical, dense tree over time. Flushes of new spring growth show lovely yellow tinges,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Viburnum opulus

Imagine a shrub in your garden adorned with snowballs! This reliable viburnum makes a fantastic shrub for your borders, and is great for compact gardens. Opulent snowballs flower from May to June against vibrant green foliage, turning purple-tinged with…  More Info

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

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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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Hydrangea arborescens 'Strong Annabelle'

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

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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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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold Promise'

Fragrant bright yellow flowers. Could you imagine a shrub that flowered it's heart out, even when it's chilly and frosty? The witch-hazel is a much-loved garden plant, with fragrant, spidery, bright yellow flowers that cover the bare branches in the depths of…  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Pink Fantasy'

Despite its common name, the appearance of Clematis 'Pink Fantasy' is very different to that of an Old Man's Beard. Its rose tinted flowers, which bloom in July, August and September, are adorned with a dark pink stripe, while its compact, green foliage makes an…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Cowslip'

Compact and bushy with a lovely rounded habit, Rhododendron 'Cowslip' makes a handsome specimen plant all year round. This is a particularly elegant variety. The bell shaped blooms are the palest shade of primrose yellow, delicately painted with raspberry…  More Info

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

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Weigela florida 'Magical Rainbow'

Bright pink tubular flowers cover this compact shrub in late spring, making a showy display that will attract pollinating insects to the garden. As the blooms fade in June, the colourful variegated foliage takes centre stage. Each pale green leaf has a wide,…  More Info

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

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Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum'

Golden Privet is a lovely choice for a hedge, forming a bright boundary with its pretty, gold-lined evergreen foliage. With small soft leaves, Ligustrum ovalifolium 'Aureum' is easy to trim, and it is suitable for any size of garden. It grows happily in sun or…  More Info

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

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Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

A dwarf Spindle with a neat, compact habit ? perfect for small gardens, hedges and confined spaces! The branches have the same conspicuous, corky wings as its larger cousins, which make a lovely feature in winter when the leaves have been shed. Euonymus alatus …  More Info

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

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Pieris 'Forest Flame'

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

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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, and are …  More Info

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

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Nandina domestica 'Blush Pink'

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

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

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Hydrangea petiolaris

An elegant climbing Hydrangea that's perfect for those cold, north facing walls that rarely see the sun. Shade loving Hydrangea petiolaris bears lacy white blooms in summer that contrast beautifully with its cloak of dark green foliage.  More Info

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

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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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Potentilla fruticosa 'Hopleys Orange'

This small deciduous Cinquefoil is a great performer, bringing colour to the garden throughout summer and into the autumn when it is covered in masses of small blooms. Each of the bright, bold flowers has a yellow centre with dark orange petals fading to a lighter…  More Info

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

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Abelia 'Edward Goucher'

This variety of Glossy Abelia is a rounded, hardy shrub, which can be grown into a particularly striking informal hedge. Its semi-evergreen foliage retains its green colouring until the autumn, when the oval leaves acquire a bronze hue. However, it is the lilac…  More Info

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

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Callistemon viminalis 'Hot Pink'

We all like to grow something a bit different, and this plant is a real beauty. It loves a sheltered corner and is early to flower, with frothy blooms in a warm shade of pink which attract plenty of bees and butterflies. Cut stems are happy indoors and…  More Info

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

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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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Rose multiflora nana perpetua 'Garden Party' (Miniature Rose)

Easy to grow from seed and bred to have improved germination, this lightly-scented mini rose will flower in the first year from a January to March sowing. Ideal for bedding, edging and containers, 'Garden Party''s pretty shades of pink, rose and white will…  More Info

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

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Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla'

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

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Waldsteinia ternata

Waldsteinia ternata is a shade loving, perennial, groundcover plant. It has a dense mat of weed suppressing purple-green foliage, that is quite similar to strawberry leaves. In early spring small, yellow buttercup type flowers emerge that last until late…  More Info

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

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Prunus incisa 'Kojo-No-Mai'

This Ornamental Cherry is a delight and a surprise with two seasons of spectacular interest. The first delight comes in spring when the bare branches are covered in a fine show of delicate white flowers tinged with pink. This shrub looks lovely planted…  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster adpressus 'Little Gem'

Cotoneaster 'Little Gem' is a low growing, deciduous shrub with a charming spreading habit, forming a neat mound of green foliage. With small, dense leaves turning to shades of red and purple come autumn. Tiny white flowers in summer are followed by an…  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 surrounded by…  More Info

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

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Snowdrop (Giant)

For a snowdrop with big impact, plant this stunning variety. Nothing heralds the coming of spring like snowdrops and Galanthus elwesii is the best for planting as a dry bulb. It also has the biggest blooms - up to 25cm long!  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Honeysuckle 'Halliana'




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Distylium myricoides 'Blue Cascade'

You may not be familiar with Distylium myricoides 'Blue Cascade' as it's a relatively unknown shrub but why not give it a try? You don't want to have the same planting as everyone else in your neighbourhood. The features are blue-green evergreen foliage that…  More Info

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

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

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Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Whitewater'

With small racemes of white flowers, drooping from red stems in spring, Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Whitewater' is more subtle than some other cultivars. It is grown for its slender, glossy foliage - each dark green leaf is delicately edged with a cream margin. Following…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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,…  More Info

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

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Honeysuckle 'Halliana'

Honeysuckle japonica 'Halliana' is a classic cottage garden climber with tubular white flowers that mature to a buttery shade of yellow. The scented blooms of this Japanese honeysuckle fill the air with an evocative sweet perfume from April to August.  More Info

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

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Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

Spiraea japonica 'Sparkling Champagne' is guaranteed to bring a dazzling splash of colour to your garden. Colourful foliage emerges a lovely rose-red shade in spring, which matures to lime-green during summer. From early to late summer, this hardy,…  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis is a well loved deciduous shrub with a spreading,'herringbone' branching habit making superb groundcover. It is especially eye catching as a wall shrub, trained onto wires. In May Cotoneaster horizontalis is adorned with…  More Info

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

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