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'Specimen Shrubs'

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Philadelphus 'Albatre'

Nothing beats the rich, sweet scent of a Mock Orange in full bloom! These hardy shrubs fill the air with a heady scent which wafts from pure white, semi double blooms which appear with a flourish in early summer. The leaves of Philadelphus 'Albatre' provide a…  More Info

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

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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance'

This handsome shrub is always marvelled at, for it's unique, tasselled blooms, dipped in crimson-red. They'll enjoy a sheltered corner of the garden, and reward you with their showy firecracker-like blooms and colourful foliage. Not as well known as it should be,…  More Info

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

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Ceanothus x delileanus 'Gloire de Versailles'

Ceanothus Delilianus Gloire De Versailles (Californian Lilac) is a lovely bushy shrub that is covered in powder-blue flowers from July to September. This tough plant with a prestigious RHS AGM, is very low maintenance and fast growing only requiring a hard prune…  More Info

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

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Cytisus x praecox 'Allgold'

Cytisus x praecox 'Allgold' is named for its golden-yellow flowers, which shine amongst its deciduous, grey-green foliage in the late spring. This hardy shrub is suitable for planting at the back of a sunny border, where its neat, rounded habit will complement…  More Info

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

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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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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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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…  More Info

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

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Calycanthus chinensis

Rarely found in gardens, Calycanthus chinensis deserves to be much more widely grown. This handsome deciduous shrub forms a bushy, medium sized plant cloaked in glossy, mid-green foliage that turns to buttery yellow in autumn. In early summer it bears white,…  More Info

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

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Juniperus squamata 'Holger'

A captivating contrast of steely-blue and gold-tipped growth collide to create Juniperus squamata 'Holger'. A specimen shrub of much splendor, it develops dense, feathered branches and a neat mounting habit - virtually without maintenance. This beautiful…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhododendron 'Geisha Pink' (Azalea Group)

The low, spreading branches of Rhododendron 'Geisha Pink' are smothered with clear pink flowers from April to May. This evergreen Azalea makes a fine specimen shrub for cascading down rockeries and over low walls.  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'Apricot Brandy'

This hardy, deciduous Magnolia makes an exquisite specimen shrub. Elegant, pink blooms are flushed pale primrose yellow to create a most delicate appearance. The blooms appear on bare stems from April, just before the leaves begin to break bud.  More Info

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

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Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Goldkissen'

This handsome Juniper has bright gold foliage that shines out on even the dullest days. Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Goldkissen' is a low spreading conifer that makes a fabulous specimen shrub.  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rhododendron 'Whitethroat' (Azalea Group)

It?s easy to see why this deciduous Azalea was awarded an RHS AGM. The large, double white flowers are borne in showy, dense clusters throughout May. Rhododendron 'Whitethroat' makes a superb specimen shrub.  More Info

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

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Mahonia japonica 'Hivernant'

Mahonia japonica 'Hivernant' is an evergreen, specimen shrub for the larger garden, or a mixed shrub border. This hardy shrub is cloaked in dark green, glossy, sharply toothed leaves which are paler underneath. Scented, lemon yellow flowers…  More Info

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

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Prunus x cistena

Prunus x cistena forms an upright, bushy, slow growing shrub which also makes a good low maintenance, deciduous hedge. Alternatively, grow as a specimen shrub in a container on the patio or as a focal point in the garden. Its single, pale pink,…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Germania'

Upright clusters of deep rose-pink flowers make a showy display in late May. The vibrant blooms stand out against a background of broad, glossy, evergreen leaves. Rhododendron 'Germania' is a hardy, free flowering variety that makes an appealing specimen shrub…  More Info

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

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Weigela 'Candida'

Weigela 'Candida' has real presence, with tall arching stems and a spreading habit. A particularly large cultivar, it is at its best when grown as a specimen shrub ? give it plenty of space to mature, and allow branches to arch to the ground. Stems are…  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'Big Dude'

As the name suggests, this is a tall, branching variety, making a large specimen shrub or multi-stemmed tree over time. Large pink buds are borne in spring, opening to reveal delicate white petals inside. The flowers are particularly large, often nodding…  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'Joli Pompom'

Gleaming white blooms with pearly-pink stamens make this a glamorous specimen shrub. From Belgian breeding, this unusual cultivar is limited in its availability, making it greatly sought after. Magnolia 'Joli Pompom' is a compact deciduous shrub,  More Info

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

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Stachyurus praecox

Seldom found in UK gardens this stunning deciduous shrub makes a superb specimen for late winter borders. Pendants of tiny, bell shaped flowers dangle from naked, bronze coloured stems, providing valuable nectar for early pollinating insects.  More Info

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

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Hibiscus syriacus 'Freedom'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Freedom' is a new variety of a traditional garden favourite. Hardy hibiscus are versatile deciduous shrubs, making fabulous stand alone specimens and excellent screens or hedges.  More Info

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

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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  More Info

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

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Elly Mossel'

Chaenomeles x superba 'Elly Mossel' is an adaptable and attractive shrub. It can be planted as a free standing specimen, or trained as a wall shrub. It can also be planted in lines to create a colourful, low hedge. In spring it bears many scarlet…  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 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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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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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 pink…  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…  More Info

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

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Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' (Hardy)

Hardy fuchsias will rescue a fading summer garden with a flurry of blooms that last well into autumn. Great among shrubs in borders or as a colourful addition to containers; they'll become more impressive as the years go by. They'll become a staple feature in…  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 for planters on…  More Info

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

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Magnolia 'Sara Koe'

Enormous lilac-pink blooms decorate the naked branches of Magnolia ?Sara Koe? from mid-spring. This magnificent variety matures to a small, low branching, deciduous tree with an attractive rounded habit. It makes a superb individual specimen for a prominent…  More Info

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

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Escallonia laevis 'Pink Elle'

From early summer the stems tips of Escallonia laevis 'Pink Elle' are crowded with clusters of tubular pink flowers that are larger than most cultivars. This neat, compact shrub has a pleasing rounded habit that makes a fine specimen for borders, and an…  More Info

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

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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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Dracaena fragrans (House Plant)

Dracaena fragrans makes a superb specimen plant for your home. Long, dark green leaves cloak the thick, upright stem creating a majestic, upright shrub over time. Dragon Trees are undemanding and easy to grow. Perfect for brightly lit rooms, and even cope…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Containers

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'

Scented clusters of tubular white flowers will greet you each morning in the spring, set against lush green foliage to make them stand out magnificently. Viburnum burkwoodii 'Anne Russell' is a semi evergreen shrub of medium size that can be grown as a   More Info

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

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Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'

Scented clusters of tubular white flowers will greet you each morning in the spring, set against lush green foliage to make them stand out magnificently. Viburnum burkwoodii 'Anne Russell' is a semi evergreen shrub of medium size that can be grown as a   More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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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despatch by end of july 2019