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Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

A striking Japanese Maple with graceful arching shoots and a neat, mound forming habit. In autumn, the finely cut, feathery green-red foliage transforms in a blaze of colour to a fiery shade of orange. Japanese Acers are slow growing, making it an ideal…  More Info

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

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Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki Seedling'

This delicate small tree is a stunning choice for a small garden. Over an open framework of branches, the finely cut leaves are bright green in summer, turning to fiery shades of orange and red in autumn. Acer palmatum 'Oskazuki Seedling' is very slow   More Info

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

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Juniperus communis 'Gold Cone'

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

  • Longevity: Tree

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Magnolia 'Heaven Scent'

Being so compact, Magnolia 'Heaven Scent' is the perfect large shrub for small gardens. It enjoys a 'candelabra' habit, which is complemented by a stunning display of bold pink, scented flowers. Magnolia 'Heaven Scent' blooms in late spring, enabling its delicate…  More Info

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

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'White Pygmy'

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'White Pygmy' is a hassle free dwarf conifer that can be planted in gravel gardens and rockeries and then requires no maintenance. This refined Sawara Cypress has distinctive white-tipped sprays of feathery pine foliage, which form a compact,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana'

Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana' is a tough, evergreen conifer that will thrive in nearly any soil or situation, lasting for numerous years and requiring no maintenance. The Dwarf Oriental Thuja features golden-green, weatherproof foliage which is softly fragrant…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Acer palmatum Collection

This acer collection includes 1 each of the varieties 'Orange Dream', 'Butterfly' and 'Atropurpureum'  More Info

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

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Australian Tree Fern

This stunningly attractive ornamental fern adds an exotic flavour to shady and damp parts of the garden. Native to Tasmania and south eastern Australia it is hardy to around -5°C (23°F) and thrives in the relatively wet climate of the UK. Slow growing to a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Prunus 'Accolade'

The Amur Maple forms a densely branched, slow growing deciduous tree with a pleasing rounded habit. The 3-lobed foliage is dark green and glossy throughout summer, before turning to brilliant shades of red and orange each autumn, creating a head…  More Info

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

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Nyssa sylvatica

Native to America this slow growing deciduous Black gum Tree has elegant, flouncing branches which form a broadly conical shape over time. Nyssa sylvatica provides a fantastic autumn display, when the foliage turns amazing reds and oranges and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Tree

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard'

With its soft, silvery-blue evergreen foliage, curling gently at the tips of the branches, Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard' makes a magnificent specimen tree. But it is so slow to grow and so attractive when young, that it is suitable even for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea abies 'Little Gem'

Picea 'Little Gem' is a dense and compact slow growing conifer, growing to just 50cm (20) in height over many years. This dwarf Spruce can be planted into patio containers, borders or the centre of rockeries, giving interest all year round. These…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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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'…  More Info

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

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Picea abies 'Wills Zwerg'

Picea abies 'Wills Zwerg' is an evergreen, dwarf spruce with a classic conifer tree shape that looks fantastic planted in a rockery or alpine garden. It is a real slow grower and takes decades to reach its full height of 3 metres, as it only grows  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea glauca 'Alberta Globe'

A sphere shaped conifer, Picea glauca 'Alberta Globe' is a slow growing Alberta Spruce that looks superb planted amongst gravel, slate or bark chippings. It is an ideal plant for those with contemporary or oriental style gardens. It is also suitable for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana'

The Dwarf Oriental Thuja is a delightfully compact conifer. These neat, upright trees produce weatherproof, golden-green foliage which is gently aromatic when bruised. Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana' is slow-growing, making it ideal for small gardens,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Chamaerops humilis

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

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Juniperus squamata 'Loderi'

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

  • Longevity: Tree

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Italian cypress 'Stricta'

Bring a touch of the Mediterranean to your garden with these Italian Cypress trees. Also known as the Mediterranean Cypress, this droughttolerant tree has a tall columnar habit and is ideal for planting either side of an entranceway or as an architectural…  More Info

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

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Picea omorika 'Karel'

Picea omorika 'Karel' is a slow-growing and compact Siberian spruce, with rich green colouring. Growing at just 2 to 3 inches (5 to 8cm) each year, 'Karel' takes many years to reach full size, and forms a dense, rounded clump of evergreen needles. Good for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea glauca 'Rainbows End'

With bright yellow tips at the end of each dark green, needle covered branch, this slow growing, evergreen dwarf conifer is a real eye catcher. Picea glauca 'Rainbows End' is an ideal plant for a large rockery or gravel garden. Once planted it requires no…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis'

With its dark green foliage growing in shell-like waves or fans, and its narrow pyramid shape, this compact Hinoki Cypress is perfect for adding evergreen structure to a rockery or border. Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis' grows extremely slowly, taking…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Acer palmatum var. dissectum 'Rubrum'

Fabulous ornamental tree; perfect for the garden, growing as it does to just 2m high. Neat and mushroom-shaped, this acer won't take up too much room, but will provide year-round colour and interest. Completely hardy, the attractive greeny-red foliage…  More Info

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

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Pinus mugo 'Pumilio Group'

Pinus mugo 'Pumilio Group' is an excellent dwarf conifer for small gardens, requiring only minimal maintenance. The Dwarf Mountain Pine is decidedly slow growing, staying tidy and compact for many years until finally a mound of spreading branches are…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Dwarf Fan Palm

Some gardeners spend the winter months dreaming of sunshine and heat. What better way, then, to drive away those January blues than by transforming your garden or conservatory into a luxury holiday destination? Planting this hardy, evergreen Dwarf or European Fan Palm…  More Info

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

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Balsam Fir

If you are searching for a hardy, evergreen tree that requires only minimal pruning, this Balsam Fir is the one for you. The conifer grows a mere 2.5cm (1) a year, making it an ideal specimen plant for low-maintenance rockeries and alpine gardens. Abies…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Teddy Bear'

The dark green upright branches of this Sawara Cypress add structure to a small garden. Each branch of Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Teddy Bear' is a fascinating dense fern-like spray of springy evergreen foliage. It is easy to grow in a sunny spot and, because it   More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Picea glauca 'Biesenthaler Fruhling'

With bright yellow-green needle foliage Picea glauca 'Biesenthaler Frühling' is a nice addition to any traditional rockery or alpine garden. This dwarf white spruce can also be grown in containers to add greenery to areas which have little planting, such as  a concrete…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream'

The yellow and burnt-orange spring foliage of Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' contrasts beautifully with its small red blooms.  More Info

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

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Platycladus or. 'Aurea Nana' (Thuja)

Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana' is a tough, evergreen conifer that will thrive in nearly any soil or situation, lasting for numerous years and requiring no maintenance. The Dwarf Oriental Thuja features golden-green, weatherproof foliage which is softly fragrant…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila

This low, spreading hardy perennial is perfect for alpine troughs, creeping through rockeries, and dangling over low walls. Small, fleshy, green-blue foliage forms a dense mat of ground cover that is topped by panicles of rosy pink, starry flowers in late summer.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Euonymus japonicus 'Green Rocket'

This compact, evergreen shrub has a stiffly upright habit that naturally forms a dense column. The vertical stems are cloaked in small, dark green leaves with distinctive toothed margins.  More Info

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

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Cornus alternifolia

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

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea'

The ever-golden foliage of this distinctive Sawara Cypress makes a wonderful focal point in any planting scheme, whether in a rockery or in the border. It can even be used as hedging. The soft feathery branches of Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' grow in a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Mulberry 'Charlton House'

Named after, and originating from the oldest of its species in the country, which was planted at Charlton House in 1608 at the behest of Charles I. Mulberry 'Charlton House' makes a stunning, large tree with gnarled bark, heart-shaped leaves and an aged habit.…  More Info

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

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Acer palmatum 'Trompenburg'

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

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