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'Shrubs For Small Gardens'

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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.…  More Info

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

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Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine'

Although pure white in colour, the attractive, double blooms of Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine' have an unusual, orange blossom scent. It is this quality that gives the RHS AGM plant its alternative name, Mock Orange. When the flowers appear in June, they attract bees,…  More Info

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

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Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley Baby'

A dwarf version of a cottage garden favourite! Compact and floriferous, Lavatera 'Barnsley Baby' is perfect for patio containers and small gardens. The well branched habit and racemes of saucer-shaped, soft pink blooms will certainly draw the…  More Info

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

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Fragrant Winter Shrubs

We've put together a special collection of shrubs, especially for the winter months when little else is happening in the garden. These wonderful shrubs will not only give you some much needed floral outdoor decoration, but will also enhance…  More Info

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

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Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca 'Citrina'

This hardy, evergreen shrub will light up the garden in winter with an abundance of lemon-yellow pea-like blooms and just keep on going. Performing particularly well in exposed locations and coastal areas, it's also ideal for patio containers where…  More Info

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

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Berberis Trio

This trio of deciduous Japanese Barberry shrubs are perfect for creating impact in gardens where space is at a premium. Each variety boasts a narrow, columnar habit and bright, colourful foliage. In late spring, the small yellow flowers prove…  More Info

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

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Daphne odora 'Rebecca'

A sport of Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata', and in most ways identical, except for the variegated foliage that gives it a quite unique appearance. Each evergreen leaf of Daphne odora 'Rebecca? sports a broad, creamy-yellow margin that makes a real impact.…  More Info




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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Tower'

Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Tower' has the most wonderfully deep, dark, dense and compact foliage and with its upright habit makes it a great Elder for small gardens. Sambucus is a great specimen plant too as it has the most unusual,…  More Info

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

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Cryptomeria japonica 'Vilmorin Gold'

Cryptomeria japonica 'Vilmorin Gold' forms small balls of thick green foliage, which slowly takes shape in rockeries, low-maintenance gardens and beds. This dwarf conifer is easy to grow either in your garden or in pots. In winter the lovely green…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Cornus 'Royal Red'

Flowering dogwoods have become a design staple in recent years, featuring heavily in RHS show gardens. They have gained a big following from garden designers and home gardeners alike. Be a trendsetter with this new red flowering version. Cornus …  More Info

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

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Pinky Winky'

Hydrangea paniculata are tough, hardy, weatherproof shrubs which can give big impact in borders, and can last for many years. Hydrangea 'Pinky Winky' is short, compact and can be trained as a flowering hedge or in large patio containers. Hydrangea…  More Info

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

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Cherry 'Kojo-no-mai'

Kojo-no-Mai has some of the most delicate cherry blossom of all; bridal white and blushed pink in the centre and with the added bonus of burnt orange autumn foliage.  More Info

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

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Prunus nipponica 'Brilliant'

Why not bring the glamour of the orient to your garden with the exquisite Japanese Alpine Cherry or Prunus nipponica 'Brilliant'. Being relatively small, this shrub is perhaps best suited to compact gardens, outdoor spaces or even patio…  More Info

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

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Mahonia aquifolium

The Mahonia aquifolium is great for year round interest in the garden, providing a variety of colours through the seasons. This wonderful shrub has shiny weatherproof foliage, which contrasts with the bright acid-yellow tones of the spring blossom.…  More Info

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

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Lilac 'Palibin'

Here is a Lilac suitable for the smallest garden! Syringa 'Palibin' is bushy and compact and can even be grown in a pot on the patio. From late spring, this lovely Lilac is covered in masses of tiny mauve flowers which have the most delicious scent, so if…  More Info

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

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Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn'

This classic winter flowering shrub produces fragrant pink blooms on bare stems; perfect for adding colour and scent to the garden from autumn through to spring. Top of the list of must-have plants!  More Info

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

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Solar Style Hanging Jar String Lights

Create ambience with these hanging jar string lights from Solar Style. Decorate shrubs, trees, trellises and so much more, and watch as the five jars illuminate at night, hanging in a beautiful waterfall effect  More Info




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Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea'

Japanese Rose, or Kerria are very easy to grow deciduous shrubs that are a superb choice for small gardens and traditional cottage garden borders. They fill empty space quickly and once they flower the arching branches become full of…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Silvester' (Azalea Group)

A charming little evergreen Azalea which forms a dense, compact mound of glossy green foliage. From early May, Rhododendron 'Silvester' is smothered with small, funnel-shaped pink blooms, each with a darker rosy-red throat.  More Info

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

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Arbutus unedo

A glorious Mediterranean evergreen shrub, eventually forming a small tree, with dark green leathery leaves and clusters of small creamy-white flowers in autumn. The waxy flowers are replaced with small lychee-like fruits which ripen and turn…  More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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Vinca minor

If you are looking for a plant that will bloom all summer long, then look no further than Lesser Periwinkle. One of the most resilient plants that you can buy, this vigorous, low grow shrub will grow happily in nearly any garden position, from full…  More Info

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

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Spiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim'

It is obvious why Spiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim' has been awarded the coveted RHS AGM! This deciduous shrub is simply amazing in late April and early May, when the 'Bridal Wreath' Spirea is covered in a mass of white flowers. They are set off against a backdrop of…  More Info

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

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Daphne gemmata 'Royal Crown'

This rare and sought after deciduous shrub of compact habit originates from China. The glossy green leaves and clusters of pretty yellow flowers make a stunning show on the patio. Blooming from late spring to summer, the yellow flowers are sought after by bees…  More Info

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

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Berberis thunbergii 'Inspiration'

Berberis thunbergii 'Inspiration' produces kaleidoscopic leaves in maroon, pink and white for an eye-catching addition to the garden. This fun little Barberry is a dwarf, slow-growing deciduous shrub which takes on vibrant colour in the autumn.…  More Info

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

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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens

Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Repens (Californian Lilac) is perfect for the front of a border as it naturally forms a small mound that is evergreen and frost hardy. It is perfect for adding some structure and ground cover to cottage gardens and…  More Info

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

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Leucothoe keiskei 'Halloween'

A hardy, clump forming, dwarf evergreen shrub with young red leaves maturing to slender, lance-shaped, green leaves. Small, bell shaped white flowers appear in nodding racemes, at the ends of the shoots during May and June.  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Ardeur'

Are you looking for colour all year round in your garden? The low-growing, compact, low-maintenance Evergreen Azalea could be the answer. Otherwise known as Rhododendron 'Ardeur', this tough easy-to-grow shrub can be planted in a container or in any…  More Info

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

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Weigela florida 'Pink Poppet'

A dwarf variety of Weigela, Weigela florida 'Pink Poppet' is a perfect small shrub for the front of borders, when planted in a line, or as a stand alone specimen in small and medium sized gardens. It is also a great flowering shrub<…  More Info

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

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Lingonberry 'Ida'

Dwarf, self fertile, evergreen plants bear small pink flowers that form juicy red berries from September with a pleasant sharp flavour. Similar to cranberries, these tasty fruits can be used in jams, sauces and pies. Exceptional hardiness, pest and disease…  More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

Loved by gardeners across the UK for its striking foliage, Spiraea 'Magic Carpet' is the deserved holder of a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. From early summer onwards, the brilliant foliage adds a striking background for the bright…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Lemon Meringue' First Editions

Throughout the months from June to October, enjoy masses of small double flowers with petals of light yellow fading to a pale creamy colour at the tips! This very pretty Shrubby Cinquefoil is a real delight which will brighten the garden with its cheery…  More Info

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

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Buddleja alternifolia

Buddleja alternifolia bears extended panicles of aromatic blooms that attract pollinating insects with their sweet scent. Soft lilac flowers are produced from July to September and contrast spectacularly with the swathes of slender grey-green foliage. This robust…  More Info

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

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Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis is a compact hardy shrub, perfect for sunny patio containers and borders in small cottage gardens. The Japanese Snow Flower is named for its pure white flowers, which both look and smell fantastic during the late…  More Info

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

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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Silvery Blue'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Silvery Blue' is named for its distinctive, shimmering foliage. The hardy shrub's small leaves are faintly aromatic with an attractive silver tint, providing a perfect backdrop for the lavender-blue blooms that…  More Info

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

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Weigela 'Red Prince'

Quoted as the 'best of the reds' in RHS trials, this fantastic deciduous shrub erupts into bloom in late spring and early summer, producing masses of rich red, trumpet-shaped flowers. Awarded an RHS AGM for its outstanding performance, Weigela 'Red Prince'…  More Info

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

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