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Hosta 'Francee'

The distinctive foliage of Hosta 'Francee' is instantly recognisable. The hardy perennial's green, ribbed leaves are edged with a contrasting cream colour. This variety of Plantain Lily therefore adds a splash of colour when it forms clumps in shady borders or…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

Hosta undulata var. undulata

Small and compact, Hosta undulata var. undulata produces unusual twisted, variegated leaves with a strong central white stripe, and is known as the wavy plantain lily. Elegant spikes of light purple flowers appear in July for a an extra burst of colour. Really striking…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

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,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Acer palmatum Duo

These beautiful Acer varieties make superb specimen trees which are well suited to growing in small gardens and containers. Height and spread: Up to 8m (26'). Dispatch as potted plants approx 20-30cm high. Collection comprises Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' and…  More Info

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

Just£10.00

despatch by end of june 2018

Begonia 'Fragrant Falls Improved™ - Apricot Delight'

Just when we thought begonias couldn't get much better, here's a fabulous new mix. A dramatic improvement on 'Fragrant Falls', this combination offers more colours, more flowers and more fragrance. Blooms are consistently more scented than in previous mixes and they…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of june 2018

Mimulus x hybridus 'Monkey Magic' F1 Hybrid

Attractive 5cm (2 inch) pure white monkey flowers, mysteriously splashed with vibrant red spots, Flowering from early summer when as if by magic, your shady borders and containers will be transformed. Height: 15-23cm (6-9in)  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata

Awarded an RHS AGM, Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata produces mid-green leaves with irregular pale yellow margins. Leaves are thickly ridged, adding fantastic texture and contrast to shady borders, woodland areas and patio containers. An abundance of…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

Fern 'Fantastic Collection'

This 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

Just£15.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Hellebore niger

Snow white, saucer shaped blooms are flushed with green and pink, and slowly deepen in colour as they age. Set against handsome, glossy foliage, the delicate blooms of Helleborus niger are some of the earliest to appear in the garden. A stunning addition to shady  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Fern 'Fantastic Ghost'

* 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<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Fern 'Fantastic Lady In Red'

* 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<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Fern 'Fantastic Ursula's Red'

* 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<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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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<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of october 2018

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Perfect for giving all-year interest in a shady spot in the garden, Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' makes a neat mound of glossy rosettes of aromatic evergreen foliage. Distinctive red buds bring colour throughout the winter months, opening as deliciously fragrant…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

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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despatch by end of july 2018

Gynostemma pentaphyllum

The Sweet Tea Vine is a quick-growing ground-cover plant. With its pretty, shiny leaves and delicate yellow summer flowers, it's perfect for shady locations. The flowers are followed by rich, dark fruits. Gynostemma Pentaphyllum is virtually hardy and needs to be…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'

The tidy-looking Hakonechloa is an attractive 'clumpy' grass for shady or sunny spots alike. An attractive grass is great for gravel areas in gardens and for or for a Japanese look. Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' is a particularly fine-looking green-yellow grass,…  More Info

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

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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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despatch by end of august 2018

Astilbe japonica 'Washington'

Masses of beautiful pure white, fluffy flowers adorn this hardy perennial from June to July. The large upright blooms of Astilbe japonica 'Washington' rise above lush clumps of feathery foliage which add texture and interest to any display. False Goatsbeard looks…  More Info

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

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Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

A best seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shadesis as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your containers from July to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather, in sun…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Hydrangea 'Princess Diana'

Produces large globes of pink flowers repeatedly over the summer and into early autumn. The foliage complements the stunning blooms perfectly, providing attractive spring and autumn colour which only adds to the appeal of this unusual hydrangea variety. An exquisite…  More Info




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despatch by end of june 2018

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 fragrance. The…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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 produces long…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red'

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

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Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

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

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despatch by end of july 2018

Begonia 'Fragrant Falls Improved'™ Collection

A dramatic improvement on its predecessor, Begonia ?Fragrant Falls Improved? has more colour, more flowers and more fragrance. Fully double blooms in exquisite pear-drop shades fill the air with their beautiful fragrance - each colour with its own distinctive perfume.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£16.99

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Begonia 'Fragrant Falls Orange™'

A dramatic improvement on its predecessor, Begonia ?Fragrant Falls Improved? has more colour, more flowers and more fragrance. The fragrant, weatherproof blooms of our ltest colour ?Orange Delight? are set off beautifully by its darker foliage.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'

Coniferous small tree with erect branches and yew shaped leaves. Known as ?plum yew? due to its leaf shape and the fruits from the female tree are plum shaped 3cm (1 ¼ ??) green fleshy small fruit surrounding a single hard seed. If fruits are desired then a male…  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of august 2018

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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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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Mimulus x cultorum 'Major Bees'

Mimulus x cultorum 'Major Bees' has beautiful orchid shaped, yellow and red spotted flowers, it is a hardy perennial which grows bushy and low to the ground. The Monkey Flower is perfect for the edge of ponds, as it loves moist soil, and can cope with a waterlogged…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2018

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

2 Options From£28.99

despatch by end of june 2018

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

It's not that we weren't satisfied with the success of our best-seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades', but we decided to try hand-blending an 'improved' version. You can expect a broader range of colours and 50% more colour-edged picotees from Begonia 'Apricot Shades…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Perennial

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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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despatch by end of july 2018

Begonia 'Glowing Embers'

We were impressed with this fiery begonia - and we think you will be too! It's vivid orange flowers positively blaze from the plants throughout the summer, creating a fabulous contrast with the darkleaved foliage. A great semi-cascading plant for baskets, containers<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Orange
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Dicentra spectablis 'Alba'

As with as the more common pink version, the pure white Dicentra spectablis 'Alba' will be very welcome addition to the spring garden. From April to May the gently arched branches will be clothed with dangling puffed up heart shaped blooms that will illuminate shady<…  More Info

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

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