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'Shrubs For Small Gardens'

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Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'

This fantastic Japanese Maple can be grown as a deciduous shrub or small tree with a spectacular rounded shape. The narrowly 7-lobed foliage is deep red-purple in spring with recurved margins, becoming greener in summer and orange-red in autumn.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2020

Pinus nigra 'Marie Bregéon'

Pinus nigra 'Marie Bregéon' forms a dense, spherical shrub of soft, mid green needles. This dwarf hybrid would make a superb choice for the rockery, as a container plant for the patio, and for any small spaces in the garden.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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despatch by end of january 2020

Rhododendron 'Thierry'

Rhododendron 'Thierry' is a hardy evergreen Azalea of very dwarf habit. Reddish-pink flowers appear in April to May and contrast with the small, shiny, rounded leaves. This compact shrub is ideal for a small container if planted in ericaceous…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Magnolia x soulangeana

Magnolias are magnificent plants, which give unforgettable spring displays of perfumed, goblet-like, 15cm (6) blooms, paired with shiny large leaves. Magnolia soulangeana is ideal for smaller gardens; behaving as a slow growing, spreading shrub or…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Potentilla fruticosa 'Sommerflor'

This is a small shrub with plenty of wow factor! Covered in masses of golden yellow flowers here is one plant which grabs the attention the minute anyone walks into the garden. Potentilla fruticosa 'Sommerflor' is a neatly shaped shrub with …  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Aralia elata 'Variegata'

Grown for its striking variegated foliage, Aralia elata 'Variegata' is a rare Japanese shrub or small tree with very large pinnate foliage splashed with white margins and paler undersides. Large panicles of small white flowers form in late…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Spiraea nipponica 'White Carpet'

Spiraea nipponica 'White Carpet' is a spreading deciduous shrub producing waves of small white flowers in June that lay like a carpet over the plant. When not in flower, lush green foliage is arranged symmetrically along each stem, with a dark bluish…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Carpet'

This vibrant little deciduous shrub makes a striking addition to the garden, pairing particularly well with contrasting purple or blue foliage. Small golden leaves create a dense covering and turn to glowing orange in the autumn. In spring, small…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

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…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Potentilla fruticosa 'Medicine Wheel Mountain'

Here's a lovely shrub to plant as groundcover. Potentilla fruticosa 'Medicine Wheel Mountain' grows almost prostrate, forming a mat of small grey green leaves and being covered in a mass of bright yellow flowers for many months of the summer and…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Rhodotypos scandens

Native to China, Rhodotypos scandens, also known as Jet Bead or White Kerria, is a deciduous shrub with arching branches, but which remains fairly compact, making it suitable for borders of small and medium sized gardens. In late spring and…  More Info

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

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Berberis thunbergii 'Tiny Gold'

Bright yellow-green foliage adorns this miniscule deciduous shrub in spring, gradually fading to lime green by summer. Growing to only 50cm (20), Berberis thunbergii 'Tiny Gold' is perfect for small gardens, at the front of borders or grown…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Pyracantha 'Soleil d'Or'

If you are looking for a shrub that has year round interest and is easy to care for, Pyracantha 'Soleil d'Or' is a superb choice. It is a dense, prickly shrub that is perfect for security hedging, making it much tougher for  More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2020

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…  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 2020

Magnolia x loebneri 'Leonard Messel'

A deciduous Magnolia which produces lilac-pink, star-shaped flowers in spring with long, narrow petals that emerge from darker pink buds. Together with its narrow, oval, mid-green foliage, Magnolia x lobneri 'Leonard Messel' is an elegant choice for a small  More Info

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

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Vinca minor f. alba

Vinca minor f. alba is perfect for gardeners looking for a weed suppressant and quality groundcover plant. Much less invasive than the Vinca major series, this evergreen shrub features lengthy, prostrate shoots that hold tidy, ovate leaves.…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of september 2020

Prunus lusitanica

Prunus lusitanica or Portugal Laurel makes the perfect large shrub. Some would even class it as a small tree. If you're looking for attractive hedging, Portugal Laurel could be just the job. It's hardy and resilient and easy to grow. Holder of the…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Juniperus chinensis 'Blaauw'

Requiring zero maintenance, Juniperus chinensis 'Blaauw', is an attractive conifer, that is ideally suited to grow as a specimen tree, in a very small city garden, in a gravel garden or alpine rock garden. Juniper, is a robust plant and can…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Prunus x subhirtella 'Autumnalis Rosea'

Often grown as a shrub to provide winter flowers in beds and borders, Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis Rosea', the Winter Flowering Cherry, is actually a small deciduous tree . As the leaves start to turn yellow and fall, delicate, pale pink blooms begin to…  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus'

This variety of Cotoneaster has a very nice shape to it, making it ideal for gravel gardens, and borders in small and medium sized gardens. It has variegated leaves that have white on the edges, which contrast with the dark green. They are…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Philadelphus 'Natchez'

Philadelphus 'Natchez' emanates an orange blossom-like scent which can be enjoyed in any small garden on a calm day. Sizeable white blooms appear radiant in front of deep green foliage, which has lengthy winding stems that entwine as they grow, producing a…  More Info

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

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Lilac Fragrant Trio Collection

Lilacs are well-loved by gardeners for their sweetly perfumed, late spring blooms. This elegant trio offers 3 choice varieties that are less commonly seen in UK gardens, but certainly deserve to be more widely grown!  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Helmond Pillar'

A nice addition to modern patios, decking, balconies and outdoor spaces, VegTrug™ Poppy Classic is a colourful planter, that is lightweight and can be folded and put in storage over winter. The frame is metal, and powder coated to protect from rust. The planter is…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2020

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'

An evergreen shrub, Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold', is compact and low maintenance, making it perfect for small gardens, or as ground cover alongside driveways, or under tree canopies. The leaves are variegated with golden yellow…  More Info

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

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Garrya elliptica

Garrya elliptica is an outstanding wall shrub, growing up to 4m (13') tall, with greeny-grey evergreen foliage and long, distinctive catkins in winter. It is those fascinatingly beautiful catkins which earn it the alternative name of 'Silk-tassel Bush'. Garrya…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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…  More Info

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

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Laburnum alpinum 'Pendulum'

Laburnum alpinum 'Pendulum' is a fully hardy, deciduous small tree with weeping branches of dark green palmate leaves. From May to July long racemes of buttery-yellow, pea-like flowers making an eye-catching display.  More Info

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

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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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despatch by end of august 2020

Rhododendron 'Barnaby Sunset'

Rhododendron 'Barnaby Sunset' has a distinctly upright habit, making it different to most dwarf hybrids. The small glossy leaves remain evergreen, providing colour throughout the year. In April the pale yellow blooms open from apricot buds in profusion. A lovely…  More Info

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

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Gaultheria procumbens

For autumn and winter colour in a shady spot in the garden, Gaultheria procumbens is an excellent choice. Summer's small pink bell-shaped flowers are followed in October by scarlet berries which can last well into January before providing essential…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Box (Hedging)

The must-have evergreen for topiary fans! A compact habit, dense glossy foliage, and ability to bounce back from a hard prune make box the ideal starter plant for budding topiarists. Keep it simple with pyramids and spheres, or get really creative with…  More Info

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

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Buxus sempervirens

The must-have evergreen for topiary fans! A compact habit, dense glossy foliage, and ability to bounce back from a hard prune make box the ideal starter plant for budding topiarists. Keep it simple with pyramids and spheres, or get really creative with…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of january 2020

Hebe odora 'New Zealand Gold'

Reminiscent of Box, this hardy shrub makes a superb alternative to traditional evergreens for creating a dense mound of foliage. The yellow-green stems have a tightly compact habit that naturally forms a rounded pillow, but will also tolerate clipping   More Info

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

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despatch by end of february 2020

Magnolia 'Sweetheart'

An elegant variety which has been awarded a prestigious RHS AGM for its superb garden performance. Magnolia 'Sweetheart' produces an eye-catching display of shapely blooms from April. Opening from softly furry buds, the petals are deep pink on the outside…  More Info

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

Just£29.99

despatch by end of january 2020

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