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'Specimen Plants'

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Styrax japonicus 'Fragrant Fountain'

Clusters of sweet scented white flowers with gold stamens hang in their masses from this hardy shrub throughout spring. With a compact, weeping habit, Styrax 'Fragrant Fountain' is a wonderful new specimen plant for the border, or as a centrepiece in a…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Miss Saori'

Be one of the first to grow the Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year Hydrangea 'Miss Saori'. This show-stopping variety like no other Hydrangea, with blooms that are not only 2-tiered, but each petal also carries a unique frosted edge. An incredibly handsome…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Crème Brule' First Edition

Potentilla fruticosa 'Crème Brule' First Edition has dark green foliage that provides the ideal backdrop for the lovely double, creamy-white flowers it produces throughout the whole summer. This delightful Shrubby Cinquefoil is a small, deciduous shrub that can easily…  More Info

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

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Red Leaf Rose (Hedging)

The Red Leaf Rose is a great choice for hedging for several reasons, not least its natural beauty. With its pretty pink flowers and purple-grey leaves, it stands alone as a beautiful specimen plant, or adds a touch of colour to the mix when grown with…  More Info

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

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty'

Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty' has the most beautiful, delicate pink flowers which contrast well with the deep, dark and dense foliage; making this hardy shrub a really decorative specimen plant. With sweet, lemon-scented blooms which are…  More Info

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

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Meroke Twin'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Meroke Twin' is an upright conifer which grows into a tall, evergreen column, making a fine specimen plant for the border or rockery. The foliage is dark green, with young leaves tipped with gold. This dwarf Hinoki Cypress is easy to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Sorbus ulleungensis 'Olympic Flame'

Commonly known as False Acacia, this golden-leaved tree makes a colourful specimen plant. The pinnate foliage emerges citrus yellow, and darkens to chartreuse-green before autumn turns it buttery gold.  More Info

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

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Amelanchier (Hedging)

Amelanchier is often grown a specimen tree with an attractive, open habit. These deciduous trees are colourful, with leaves opening bronze and changing to orange and red tones by the autumn - they are known for their amazing autumn colours, which are enhanced…  More Info

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

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Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'

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

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Fascination'

For an eye-catching display early in springtime when most other plants are still slowly awakening from winter, choose the Flowering Quince. Bright and bold, flowering on bare winter stems, Chaenomeles x superba 'Fascination' brings an early splash of red to the…  More Info

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

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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, flattened…  More Info

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

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Clementine'

Flowering early in the spring, Chaenomeles x superba 'Clementine' is a welcome sight, heralding the start of a new season with its double orange-red blooms borne on bare, spiny stems. Pollinating insects make a bee-line for its rich nectar which is so valuable early in…  More Info

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

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Deutzia purpurea 'Kalmiiflora'

Deutzia purpurea 'Kalmiiflora' is an excellent, stand-alone specimen plant, although it will also hold its own in busy, sunny borders. The hardy shrub's foliage consists of open branches covered with deciduous, oval leaves. In the spring, dark pink flower…  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'Fairy Cream'

Here's an exciting new magnolia. Unlike many other spring-flowering varieties, its lovely fragrant flowers bloom all along the length of its stems, at every leaf axil, giving extraordinary flower power. Compact and delicate, it makes a fabulous feature plant,  More Info

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

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Fernspray Gold'

Here's a grand Hinoki Cypress which brings a striking splash of evergreen lemon-yellow foliage to brighten up the garden. Its branches grow in upright dense fern-like sprays, giving structure to the border all year long. Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Fernspray Gold' makes a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Escallonia 'Donard Seedling'

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' is an easy to grow shrub with glossy dark green leaves and an abundance of pale pink saucer shaped flowers during summer. Escallonia have an in-built versatility that makes them suitable for shrub borders, specimen planting,  More Info

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

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Amelanchier lamarckii

Amelanchier lamarckii is a truly unique, hardy tree that provides a rainbow of colour throughout the season. In April, it produces pure white blossom, making it easy to see why it has been given the alternative name Snowy Mespilus. When the specimen plant's  More Info

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

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Edgeworthia chrysantha

This special shrub is an early feature in the garden as the flowering period is February till April. The flower starts as dozens of silky white buds which shimmer in the winter sunshine, then open up to reveal richly perfumed canary yellow flowers atop the bare stems.…  More Info

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

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Dracaena fragrans 'Golden Coast' (House Plant)

A striking evergreen Dragon Tree with long, bright green leaves, each sporting a contrasting, bright gold margin. The eye-catching, variegated foliage of Dracaena fragrans 'Golden Coast' makes this a magnificent specimen plant for your home.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Containers

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhododendron 'Flava'

An elegant, understated cultivar that makes a charming specimen plant. In late May, Rhododendron 'Flava' produces masses of apricot buds that open to palest primrose flowers, each decorated with a splash of red at the centre.  More Info

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

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Salvia 'Lavender Dilly Dilly'

Commonly known as Cheal?s Weeping Cherry, this eye-catching cultivar makes a superb stand-alone specimen plant. Pendulous branches drape from a central trunk to create a cascade of double pink Cherry blossom from late April.  More Info

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

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Nandina domestica

Delicate in appearance the Nandina domestica is an ideal specimen plant for centre stage in your garden. Heavenly Bamboo from the Far East will happily grow in the UK and is at home in our climate. An upright, bamboo-like shrub with narrow oval shaped,…  More Info

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

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

A perennial, deciduous grass that produces a dense clump of narrow, green leaves from its strong root growth. Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella' is ideal as a specimen plant or planted as part of an ornamental grasses border. Given its impressive…  More Info

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

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Euonymus japonicus

If you are looking for a plant that you can mould to suit your purposes then a Euonymus Japonica is to be considered. It will make a delightful specimen plant with it's attractive dark green leaves but if you want to use it as a formal hedge or…  More Info

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

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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold'

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' is a slow-growing conifer with a Yew-like appearance. Commonly known as the Plum Yew, it enjoys a cool, moist position and makes a useful specimen plant for shaded woodland areas. 'Korean Gold' is a columnar variety…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Rhododendron 'Cowslip'

Compact and bushy with a lovely rounded habit, Rhododendron 'Cowslip' makes a handsome specimen plant all year round. This is a particularly elegant variety. The bell shaped blooms are the palest shade of primrose yellow, delicately painted with raspberry…  More Info

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

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Dipelta floribunda

A magnificent specimen plant for a sunny site or in dappled shade, or the shrub border if given space. Valued for its peeling bark. Deciduous, fully hardy, multi stemmed large shrub/ tree with ovate, pointed leaves and corymbs of tubular pink with yellow…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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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Berberis thunbergii

Although Berberis thunbergii is often used as a prickly, low hedge, its green foliage, yellow spring blooms and red autumn berries also make for a great specimen plant. This Barberry is particularly eye-catching when its deciduous leaves turn firey shades…  More Info

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

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Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood Variety'

Forsythia brings a colourful splash of gold to the garden, brightening up even the dullest days of early spring. Awarded a prestigious RHS AGM, Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood Variety' is a superb cultivar for larger borders, where it will make a fine specimen   More Info

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

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Viburnum plicatum 'Watanabe'

Viburnum plicatum 'Watanabe' bears exquisite white lacecap flowers in mid September, helping to extend the season of interest in your garden. Like other Viburnums, this variety features layers of branches with bright green foliage. Ideal in a mixed border or as a   More Info

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

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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea

This variety of Japanese Barberry is distinguished by its density, which makes it an ideal candidate for use as a thick hedge. However, its rounded habit is equally notable, meaning that the hardy shrub can be grown into an excellent specimen plant,  More Info

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

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Aronia x prunifolia 'Autumn Magic'

This Chokeberry's name derives from the spectacular red and orange display it puts on in autumn. Before its leaves take on these colourful tones, they are green and waxy. The hardy shrub's foliage is also slow growing, making it a great specimen plant,  More Info

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

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Thuja occidentalis 'Salland'

Perfect for creating a vibrant yellow evergreen hedge, or growing as an upright, conical specimen plant, Thuja occidentalis 'Salland' is an eye-catching beauty. It grows best on slightly acidic moist soil and needs very little maintenance. This variety of…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Vinca minor 'Azurea Flore Pleno'

This charming Hawthorn is the perfect specimen for a cottage garden planting scheme. Its thorny stems form a neatly rounded, deciduous tree that makes a superb focal point.  More Info

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

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