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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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Weigela 'Naomi Campbell'

A superb deciduous shrub for small gardens, Weigela 'Naomi Campbell' produces dramatic dark purple leaves and deep raspberry-pink, trumpet-shaped flowers in May and June. Perfectly proportioned for patio containers, this dwarf Weigela is also excellent for…  More Info

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

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Heptacodium miconioides

Heptacodium is an exotic-looking shrub for the garden; but plants are fully hardy and there are numerous reasons to grow it in your garden. With late summer flowers that are creamy-white and deeply fragrant; even when the petals fall, they leave behind…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • 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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Symphoricarpos 'Magical Candy'

Symphoricarpos 'Magical Candy' is a most attractive plant which produces a host of pretty pink flowers in summer which evolve into lush pink berries in autumn (Warning! They can be harmful if eaten). If you're looking for a versatile shrub, Symphoricarpos …  More Info

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

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Symphoricarpos 'Magical Galaxy'

Symphoricarpos 'Magical Galaxy ' is a most attractive plant which produces a host of pretty white flowers in summer which evolve into lush white berries in autumn (Warning! They can be harmful if eaten). If you're looking for a versatile shrub, Symphoricarpos …  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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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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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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Lonicera x purpusii 'Winter Beauty'

This Honeysuckle shrub really is special. It is related to the Common Honeysuckle, but Lonicera x purpusii 'Winter Beauty' is in a league of its own. It brings winter scent and colour to a garden as the hardy deciduous shrub is adorned with highly…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Clematis 'Purpurea Plena Elegans'

The elaborate flowers of Clematis 'Purpurea Plena Elegans' are notable for their many layers of dark pink petals. The hardy climber, also known as Clematis 'Purpurea Plena Elegans' or Old Man's Beard, has been given an Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the RHS for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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 spring and early…  More Info

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

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Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Princess Diana'

Much like its namesake, Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Princess Diana' is visually stunning. Its bronze foliage is offset by pure white flowers in April, meaning that the hardy tree can also be displayed as a decorative, upright shrub. As the season progresses…  More Info

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

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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 golden-yellow blooms.…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Mango Tango'

With a remarkably long flowering season from May to September you have a real gem with this compact hardy deciduous Shrubby Cinquefoil. Potentilla fruticosa 'Mango Tango' has zingy orange-yellow flowers and may look delicate with it's slender stems and small<…  More Info

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

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Deutzia x hybrida 'Mont Rose'

This pretty, compact Deutzia simply drips with clusters of pale pink star-shaped flowers in early summer. A very floriferous variety, Deutzia x hybrida 'Mont Rose' looks fantastic grown in woodland gardens, mixed borders and cottage gardens where it performs year after…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • 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 attention of your…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of april 2019

Cytisus x praecox

Cytisus x praecox is a small, hardy shrub with a neat, rounded habit that will look at home in any sunny flowerbed or border. In May and June, the Broom's deciduous, green foliage will be covered with pretty, yellow flowers, illuminating cottage and…  More Info

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

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Cytisus 'Hollandia'

For an easy-to-grow variety of Broom, look no further than , Cytisus 'Hollandia'. This charming little shrub is covered with a mass of little red and cream flowers. This lovely little shrub thrives in most types of soil conditions and does best in sunny…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • 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 appear in…  More Info

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

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Diervilla sessilifolia 'Cool Splash First Edition'

This hardy shrub is known as the Bush Honeysuckle and is a native of North America. It has a reputation of being tough and resilient so is perfect for the novice or 'time-poor' gardener. Diervilla sessilifolia 'Cool Splash First Edition' is an attractive …  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis is a well loved deciduous shrub with a spreading,'herringbone' branching habit making superb groundcover. It is especially eye catching as a wall shrub, trained onto wires. In May Cotoneaster horizontalis is adorned with small<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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' is a…  More Info

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

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Hypericum 'Gemo'

St. John's Wort is perhaps best known for its medicinal properties; in tablet form, it allieviates depression and increases resilience. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that Hypericum 'Gemo' is an exceptionally durable variety that can tolerate both shade and…  More Info

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

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Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'

Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko' is a unique, hardy shrub, which is sure to provide year-round interest. Petite, white flowers grow against a background of green foliage in the spring and often remain until the early summer. These blooms appeal to the nose as well…  More Info

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

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Fragrant Winter Shrub Collection

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 your outdoor…  More Info

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

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Salix udensis 'Golden Sunshine'

Salix udensis 'Golden Sunshine' is a natural yellow-leaved mutation of the species, found in Japan in 2005. This attractive, vigorous willow forms an erect, deciduous, hardy shrub. In early spring, small, pale, silver-yellow catkins show before…  More Info

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

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Citrus trifoliata

A hardy, deciduous, shrub, or small tree, whose stout branches are heavily armed with very sharp spines. From April to June, the intoxicating scent of the white, cup-shaped flowers is remeniscent of Orange blossom. Occasionally a second flush of…  More Info

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

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Thujopsis dolabrata 'Solar Flare'

Thujopsis dolabrata 'Solar Flare' is great for providing groundcover in your small garden or rockery. The foliage of this hardy dwarf shrub starts off yellow before a touch of green develops as the foliage matures. This evergreen variety grows best…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Sea Buckthorn (Hedging)

This is a great choice for a hedge in a location where the growing conditions are challenging. Sea Buckthorn prefers dry, almost sandy soil, thriving where other shrubs might struggle to grow. It is a most attractive shrub with small and slender,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

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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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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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Thuja occidentalis 'Miky'

Being small and slow growing, this upright, conical shrub makes a great addition to a window box or container, providing all-year colour. Thuja occidentalis 'Milky' also looks great in the border or gravel garden. This dwarf variety of White Cedar is fully…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • 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<…  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Alionushka'

From early summer until September, Clematis 'Alionushka', a sprawling cariety of Clematis, is covered in 5cm long bell-shaped, mauve pink flowers. It can use shrubs for support, scrambling amongst them, or cascade over garden walls and grassy banks. It likes a…  More Info

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

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Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'

Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' forms a rounded branching shrub that remains naturally neat and compact. The black stems are covered in small burgundy-black leaves with rippling margins.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019