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'Specimen Trees'

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Amelanchier canadensis

Starry, white flowers decorate the branches of the Serviceberry in spring, just as the young, bronze foliage emerges. The new leaves quickly mature to bright green throughout the summer, before colouring to orange, gold and red for an exceptional autumn display.  More Info

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

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Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'

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

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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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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Minima Aurea'

With its bright golden foliage and neat conical shape, this Lawson Cypress is a striking dwarf evergreen which well deserves its Award of Garden Merit from the RHS. Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Minima Aurea' can be grown as a specimen tree, and is perfect for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Lane Roberts'

A popular variety which has been awarded an RHS AGM for its excellent garden performance. Liquidambar styraciflua 'Lane Roberts' makes a fine specimen tree. It is at its best in autumn when the deciduous, maple-like foliage becomes a tapestry of crimson,…  More Info

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

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Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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 growing,…  More Info

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

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Trumpet Tree Lily

Huge, robust lilies for your borders. Towering specimens give pure white trumpets during summer, with freesia-like fragrance. You won't be able to resist these beauties!  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2018

Laburnum anagyroides

Laburnum anagyroides is a large and robust spreading tree with glorious, golden-yellow spring colour - you won't be able to resist making this tree a feature in your garden! The fragrant flowers are produced in long racemes, followed by silvery pods.…  More Info

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

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Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Don't be afraid of growing trees in your garden; they aren't all great big oaks and cedars. Cercidiphyllum certainly isn't. Enjoy its attractive foliage and see if you can decide what the leaves smell of. Is it toffee apple? Candy floss? Just mix a few bags of…  More Info

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

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Tilia cordata (Hedging)

The Small-Leaved Lime is often seen planted in long stands as avenue trees, but is also idea for hedges and screening. The dark green foliage make the small white summer flowers really stand out, and as the leaves slowly turn to yellow winged seeds develop in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Tree

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Prunus 'Kiku-shidare-zakura'

Betula pendula is a familiar sight in the UK. Valued as a pioneer species, it is one of the first to colonise disrupted or polluted sites, improving soil structure and fertility with its deep root system. Silver Birch is instantly recognisable for the silvery-white,…  More Info

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

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Cherry laurel (Hedging)

Laurel is a well known hedging plant species and the Cherry Laurel in particular demonstrates the many reasons why they are so popular. Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia' is a worthy RHS AGM winner, awarded in part for it's large glossy leaves and the elegant creamy…  More Info

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

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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 maximum…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush'

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' is fully hardy, deciduous conifer making a fine specimen tree for a public space,large garden or estate where it has the space to reach its potential.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel'

Commonly known as Hillings Weeping Cherry, this dwarf cultivar makes a fine specimen tree for confined spaces. From late March, the dazzling white blooms create a breathtaking avalanche of cherry blossom that crowds the pendulous branches.  More Info

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

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Sorbus aucuparia 'Ember Glow'

Rowan trees make fine specimen trees for smaller gardens and confined spaces. Sorbus aucuparia 'Ember Glow' boasts dark blue-green, pinnate foliage that forms a handsome canopy in summer. The leaves are transformed to brilliant shades of red, orange…  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…  More Info

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

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Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

A particularly attractive crab apple producing a profusion of white blossom in May, followed by yellow fruits blushed with red that deepen to a dark glossy scarlet in time for Christmas. Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel' makes an attractive and productive specimen   More Info

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

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Crab Apple 'John Downie'

One of the most popular crab apples for jelly making! Pink buds open to reveal pretty white cup shaped blossom in April and May, followed by large orange and red fruits in autumn. Crab Apple 'John Downie' makes an attractive and productive specimen tree  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Black Walnut

A majestic and fast growing tree that is often grown for its timber. Black Walnuts make excellent specimen trees, best suited to very large gardens, parklands and open spaces. Their grey, deeply furrowed bark and large pinnate leaves are extremely…  More Info

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

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Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'

For many years Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra' has been a popular variety for planting in urban towns and cities due to its tolerance to pollution. It makes a particularly colourful specimen tree that creates a showy centrepiece for a large garden. This is is…  More Info

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

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides

A fully hardy specimen tree that is not for the faint hearted as it can grow to an enormous height. Unusually for a conifer, this ancient species is deciduous. Metasequoia provides attractive autumn colour and eye catching peeling, rough bark which becomes…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • 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 small…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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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 adapt to sunny…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Cornus controversa 'Pagoda'

An outstanding, specimen deciduous tree with spreading tiered branches for a larger garden or woodland garden as it needs space. The glossy leaves are dark green above and glaucous beneath during the summer turning to a rich red- purple during the autumn.…  More Info

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

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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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Thunbergia alata 'Arizona Trio'

This columnar, deciduous tree makes a fine specimen for small gardens and confined spaces. The young, pinnate foliage of Sorbus ulleungensis 'Olympic Flame' emerges bronze, maturing to green in summer. Prominent clusters of tiny cream flowers are borne in  More Info

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

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Cedrus deodara

Cedrus deodara, the Himalayan or Deodar Cedar, makes a truly spectacular specimen, forming a large conical tree that demands plenty of space to be truly appreciated. Its spreading branches are cloaked in evergreen, needle-like foliage. Each branch tip has…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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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…  More Info

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

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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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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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Ulmus minor subsp. sarniensis

A less spreading, conical, fully hardy, deciduous, upright- branching, medium- height tree. Ulmus minor subsp. sarniensis is an upright,deciduous tree with a slender, conical habit. Its flaky, grey-brown bark is more noticeable during the winter, and as…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Tree

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Crab Apple 'Butterball'

Quite spectacular in autumn! Heavy crops of glowing, golden fruits fill the branches of this attractive, deciduous tree. Malus ?Butterball? is a compact, small tree with an attractive spreading habit, making an unmissable focal point in the garden.  More Info

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

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Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Plum 'Czar' is a superb variety producing large, dark purple-black fruits that can be used in pies and crumbles or eaten fresh if left to fully ripen. Awarded an RHS AGM, it forms an attractive fruit tree with unusually large, white blossom in late spring.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2018