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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 october 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 october 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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despatch by end of october 2018

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 may 2019

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

Just£3.49

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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£13.99

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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despatch by end of october 2018

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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despatch by end of october 2018

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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despatch by end of october 2018

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

Just£7.99

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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 october 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 october 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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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 within 14 days

Picea abies 'Echiniformis'

Picea abies 'Echiniformis' is an excellent dwarf spruce for Oriental style and contemporary minimalist gardens. if planted in groups surrounded by gravel. It is also perfect for adding greenery to a rockery or alpine garden. Another planting option for this conifer is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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The Christmas Rose - Gift

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.  More Info




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Hellebore niger

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

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despatch by end of october 2018

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

Just£3.99

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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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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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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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Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

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

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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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Pear 'Family Pear Tree'

An entire orchard on just one tree! Family fruit trees have three different varieties grafted onto one stem, which will pollinate each other and crop at different times to extend the picking season. Perfect for the smaller garden with room for only one tree; and even…  More Info

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

Just£29.99

despatch by end of december 2018

Apple and Pear Family Collection

Britain's best known dessert cherry that reliably produces firm, dark red fleshed, good sized fruits with the sweetest flavour. The crop can be harvested from mid July to August. A Canadian bred variety, Cherry 'Stella' makes a productive and attractive tree both in…  More Info

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

Just£49.99

despatch by end of december 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 within 10 days

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 within 14 days

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: Tuber

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despatch by end of january 2019

Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading, double blooms will pour from your containers from June to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather and can be placed in sunny or semi shaded…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

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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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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