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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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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 summer.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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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Sarcococca confusa

You can enjoy winter colour and fragrance in your garden with this ever-popular, easy to grow shrub, Sarcococca. The flowers of Sarcococca confusa might be inconspicuous, and hide beneath the leathery foliage, but you won't miss their powerful, honey-like…  More Info

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

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Goji Berry 'Synthia'

Easy to grow, this new strain tastes better than previous introductions and remains packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. This hardy shrub-like plant is tolerant of harsh conditions making it a perfect option for coastal gardens and wind swept sites. For best…  More Info

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

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Fothergilla major

Fothergilla major is at its most striking in autumn, when its broadly rounded leaves turn to glowing shades of fiery red and orange. From late spring this deciduous shrub is adorned with fragrant, white bottlebrush flowers, and its superb garden…  More Info

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

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Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'

This Mexican Orange Blossom plant is an attractive shrub for wide garden borders or planted as a flowering hedge. Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold' has quite exotic, subtle green-gold foliage which has lime tones in shaded areas. It flowers in spring then…  More Info

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

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Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

This Sweet Pepperbush has gorgeous, powder pink, bottle-brush like flowerheads that bloom in late summer and autumn. Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' is a super wildlife garden plant, as it attracts butterflies and bees. It is a bushy shrub, but does not grow too…  More Info

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

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Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima' really brightens up the winter garden, with vivid red bare stems that shimmer and glow during the coldest months of the year. The perfect shrub to provide winter colour, 'Elegantissima' is easy to maintain, with cream summer flowers…  More Info

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

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Symphoricarpos x chenaultii 'Brain de Soleil'

Here's a great way to bring vibrant colour to your garden right at the start of the growing season. In early spring, Symphoricarpos x chenaultii 'Brain de Soleil' sends out dozens of bright orange shoots. Otherwise known as the Snowberry, this golden leaved, deciduous …  More Info

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

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Symphoricarpos 'Magical Candy'

Symphoricarpos 'Magical Candy' is a most attractive plant which produces a host of pretty pink flowers in summer which evolve into lush pink berries in autumn (Warning! They can be harmful if eaten). If you're looking for a versatile shrub, Symphoricarpos …  More Info

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

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Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis

In the past, you might have bought Christmas presents for your spouse, your children, your grandchildren, your dog and your great aunt Mildred, but have you ever given a gift to your garden? Now might be a good time to start, because this Christmas Box is an evergreen …  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Proteus'

Don't be fooled by this Old Man's Beard's subtle colours; Clematis 'Proteus' is one of the most impressive hardy climbers available. It produces double, pale pink blooms in June and July, and single flowers in the early autumn. This compact Clematis will flourish even…  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Hagley Hybrid'

Clematis 'Hagley Hybrid' bears large pink-mauve flowers with red-purple anthers in abundance from July to September. A versatile, late-flowering variety, it tolerates almost any position ? from shady, north-facing walls to bright, sunny spots ? although a…  More Info

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

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Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica'

With large glossy dark green evergreen leaves, the Cherry Laurel is a useful plant which grows in sun or shade: in fact this very tolerant shrub is easy to grow in almost any situation! It is often grown as a hedge or as natural screening or to…  More Info

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

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Berry Collection

Blackberries and Tayberries are the easiest of all the berries to grow in the UK. Tolerant to most site and soil conditions, they will even produce a reasonable crop if grown in semi shade. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 25m (8'). Collection comprises 1 plant…  More Info

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

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Privet (Hedging)

A familiar feature of towns, villages and countryside all over the UK, the Privet hedge is one of Britain's favourites! And for good reason too. It is fast-growing, easy to trim and maintain, and it lasts many years. It grows in sun or deep shade and makes a neat…  More Info

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

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Hypericum 'Gemo'

St. John's Wort is perhaps best known for its medicinal properties; in tablet form, it allieviates depression and increases resilience. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that Hypericum 'Gemo' is an exceptionally durable variety that can tolerate both   More Info

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

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Alpengluehen'

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

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Rose filipes 'Kiftsgate' (Rambling Rose)

An exceptionally vigorous rambler with long arching, thorny, stems. From July through September, masses of single, white flowers are borne in weeping clusters with a strong musk fragrance, which provides a treat for the senses.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Walls & Fences
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Jasminum officinale 'Fiona Sunrise'

Glorious yellow foliage covers the twining stems of Jasminum officinale 'Fiona Sunrise'. The leaves emerge chartreuse-green and gradually mature to bright gold by autumn.  More Info

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

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Rose 'Sweetie' (Patio Rose)

A very compact patio rose, that's perfect for a container on the patio, or front of the herbaceous border. Thorny stems and glossy, mid green leaves form a backdrop for the clusters of double, lightly fragranced, apricot-pink blooms from June to September.  More Info

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

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Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'

Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low' does exactly that. It is a low growing groundcover plant, that is good for filling empty space with greenery, and is particularly useful for areas that are hard to reach and maintain. For example; behind greenhouses, below house windows, or…  More Info

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

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip' is ideal for any garden, thanks to its versatility and easy to grow nature. The fine, silvery-blue foliage has the powerful aroma common to Junipers, whilst the branch tips change to a bronze-purple shade during winter, adding…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Ligustrum ovalifolium

One of the most traditional hedging choices in the UK, Privet deserves its popularity. It is easy to grow, fast growing and easy to keep in good shape. It grows happily in sun or deep shade, tolerates drought and pollution and is usually untroubled by…  More Info

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

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Sambucus nigra 'Marginata'

A fully hardy, deciduous, large shrub or small tree which will need plenty of space. Sambucus nigra 'Marginata' is popular for its attractive, dark green foliage edged with creamy-yellow margins. From June to August, huge flattened umbels of white flowers, up to…  More Info

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

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Vinca major

A fantastic evergreen ground cover plant, Vinca major produces trailing stems clothed in glossy green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn, pretty star-shaped, blue-lilac flowers decorate the plant on upright stems. Tolerating even heavy shade,  More Info

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

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Aesculus parviflora

Member of the ?horse chestnut? family but much more dwarf in habit as a deciduous shrub/ small tree, but does need space. Hardy, deciduous with palmate bronze leaves turning green and finally to yellow in autumn. Upright, white flowers with prominent stamens up…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'

Don't be fooled by this Spotted Laurel's delicate flowers and exotic foliage, for the hardy shrub is well-suited to the changeable British climate. Whether it's planted in a shady, dry or costal garden, Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' will sport glossy, evergreen,…  More Info

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

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Icee Blue'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Icee Blue' is perfect for gardeners who wish to maintain year round interest in their garden, without the effort! Needing practically no maintenance, tolerating a broad range of growing conditions and being easy to grow, this creeping…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhododendron viscosum

A bushy, deciduous, shrub with hairy shoots and dark green leaves with glaucous undersides. The foliage of Rhododendron viscosum turns a wonderful range of yellow, orange and purple hues in autumn.  More Info

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

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Aronia melanocarpa 'Hugin'

The Chokeberry is a good source of Vitamin C and antioxidants, and can be a useful plant in the garden, with fragrant spring blooms, red autumn colours and its edible berries. 'Hugin' is a compact variety, so is good for small gardens. Aronia is the ideal shrub  More Info

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

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Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Eleador'

Suitable as a hedging plant as it is evergreen, fully hardy, has a dense structure, tolerates virtually all soils and can be trimmed to any height and width to 4m (12?) to keep its shape. Elaeagnus dislike very shallow chalky soils and can show chlorosis.…  More Info

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

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Elaeagnus x submacrophylla 'Gilt Edge'

Suitable as a hedging plant as it is evergreen, fully hardy, has a dense structure, tolerates virtually all soils and can be trimmed to any height and width to 4m (12?) to keep its shape. Elaeagnus dislike very shallow chalky soils and can show chlorosis.…  More Info

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

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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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Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis

In the past, you might have bought Christmas presents for your spouse, your children, your grandchildren, your dog and your great aunt Mildred, but have you ever given a gift to your garden? Now might be a good time to start, because this Christmas Box is an evergreen …  More Info

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

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