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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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Blechnum brasiliense 'Volcano'

Dicksonia tree ferns too large or expensive for your garden? We've found the answer - try the dwarf Brazilian tree fern instead! An exciting new find for the home gardener, only recently introduced to the UK, but surely set to be the next big thing! Compact plants  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of april 2019

Verbena bonariensis

Tall heads of bright, eye -catching rosy lavender, adding a tranquil tropical feel to borders. Height: 120-150cm (4-5ft)  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Silberspinne'

For unusual silver hues in beds and borders in late summer, look no further than Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberspinne'. Tall stems, that are ideal for cutting and adding to an indoor floral display, will produce long, feathery panicles of flowers that start…  More Info

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

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Stock 'Most Scented Mix'

With their spicy, clove-like scent, and tall sturdy stems, these stocks make fantastic cut flowers that bring fragrance and colour to your home. The closely packed flower spikes of this tall, clove scented mix emerge in a blend of at least 6 lovely pastel…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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despatch by end of march 2019

Godetia 'Apple Blossom'

An exquisite colour, a rave for flower arrangers, soft apricot pink with a touch of white. With excellent vigour and free flowering over a very long season, the tall plants also mix well in perennial borders. Lovely for cutting. Grow in full sun.…  More Info

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

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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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despatch by end of march 2019

Clethra barbinervis

Japanese Clethra are native to East Asia and have large panicles of small, fragrant, ice white flowers during late summer which attract bees and butterflies. The Clethra barbinervis is a tall variety, with a maximum height of 2.5 metres, making it a good shrub…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019

Umbrella Bamboo 'Selection'

Fargesia murielae, also known as the Umbrella Bamboo due to its graceful arching habit, is a large evergreen bamboo growing to over 2m (6.5') tall. Unlike many bamboos, Umbrella Bamboo 'Selection' has a clump-forming habit so won't invade your garden. The elegant…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Agapanthus 'Northern Star'

Agapanthus 'Northern Star' is very free flowering, forming masses of umbel flower heads all through summer. The stunning deep blue flowers have a purple stripe the same as the purple base of the semi-evergreen foliage. A tall African Blue Lily, ideal in the…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2019

Meconopsis 'Union Jack' Collection

We've put together a collection of these wonderful perennial poppy plants for you for a patriotic display in your summer border: Meconopsis Napaulensis, Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba' and Meconopsis betonicifolia.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of march 2019

Lily 'Perfume Garden' Series

You can't go wrong with this stunning new patio lily. Some Oriental Lilies are too tall for patio pots; so need staking and support, not with the 'Perfume Garden' Series, the stems are short, stout, yet still long enough for cutting if you prefer. This new series…  More Info

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

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Phlox paniculata 'Fragrant Collection'

Phlox paniculata 'Fragrant Collection' is a magnificent blend of 4 different colours of this richly fragrant perennial. Throughout summer, large panicles of perfumed flowers rise on upright stems above the bright green foliage.  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster lucidus

Cotoneaster lucidus, also known as the Peking Cotoneaster, is an ideal Cotoneaster for hedging purposes. Planted in a line, it can grow to be a tall hedge of up to 3 metres in height, and can easily be pruned if a lower hedge is prefered. It also makes a…  More Info

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

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Nicotiana langsdorffii

A delightful annual from Chile and Brazil with tall branching stems and drooping sprays of apple green bells. Very exotic, yet easy to grow. Ideal for the back of the border or as a 'dotplant among smaller bedding plants. Try growing it next to our…  More Info

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

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Scabious 'Oxford Blue'

An easy to grow annual, producing tall stems covered in masses of stunning, mid-blue, pin cushion flowers. A classic cottage garden plant, ideal for cutting and loved by bees and butterflies. Beautiful plants for the cottage border  More Info

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

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Nerine bowdenii 'Pink'

Beautiful Guernsey Lilies in four attractive shades, buy individual colours or the collection.  More Info

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

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Dahlia 'Mystic Illusion'

A fabulous combination of dark, black foliage and sunshine yellow flowers! The single blooms are borne over several months, continuing well into autumn when many other plants are beginning to fade. Dahlia 'Mystic Illusion' is a tall cultivar for the middle…  More Info




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despatch by end of june 2019

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

The hottest colour of any crocosmia, 'Lucifer' carries incredibly vibrant, roaring red flowers during late summer just as your bedding plants start to fade.  More Info

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

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Scabious 'Beaujolais Bonnets'

An attractive first year flowering perennial, producing bushy plants with clusters of wiry stems clothed in unusual rich burgundy flowers with contrasting paler outer petals and white stamens. Ideal for attracting butterflies to your borders or containers.…  More Info

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

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Shasta Daisy 'Fair Lady'

The large, daisy-like flowers of Shasta Daisy 'Fair Lady' are delightfully frilly with a buttery yellow centre surrounded by a close ruff of short white petals and a fringe of longer ones. The flowers grow on tall stems and flower for several months, lasting well…  More Info

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

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Sunflower 'Russian Giant'

I could be the tallest flower in your garden. Can you grow the tallest, sunniest sunflower? When I have finished flowering leave the flowerheads out to feed the birds over the winter. Height: 2m+. Did You Know? - Not all sunflowers are yellow or tall. Look for…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Bobo'

This impressive dwarf Hydrangea bears an extravagance of conical, pure white blooms in late summer. As they mature, the blooms become flushed with pale pink towards the end of the season, before the vibrant autumn foliage takes centre stage.  More Info

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

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Ageratum houstonianum 'Timeless Mixed'

Tall stems of deep green foliage with attractive candyfloss-like flowers in pink, white and blue shades.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tree Lily® Collection

Tree lilies® are the breathtaking result of years of painstaking breeding; these incredible varieties of oriental lily can grow as tall as 2.5m (8ft) in as little as two years. One single Tree Lily® bulb can produce up to thirty 20cm (8) trumpet blooms and will…  More Info

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

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Pennisetum viridescens

Enjoying a full sun position the elegant and attractive Pennisetum viridescens has evergreen leaves which arch gracefully back to allow tall stems of flower heads to push upwards. Beautiful feathery plumes are atop each stem, and each is flushed with a black…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of august 2019

Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

A popular conifer for gardeners who want to create a formal garden. Its thin, tall upright habit, reminds many of Italian classical gardens such as Tivoli. They look wonderful planted symetrically, in wide borders amongst perennials.  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Tree

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Icee Blue'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Icee Blue' is perfect for gardeners who wish to maintain year round interest in their garden, without the effort! Needing practically no maintenance, tolerating a broad range of growing conditions and being easy to grow, this creeping Juniper is…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Thuja occidentalis 'Brobeck's Tower'

For vertical impact in the garden, Thuja occidentalis 'Brobeck's Tower' is certainly a plant to consider. Firstly, it has the RHS Award of Garden Merit, always a sign that you are making a good choice. Secondly, it is evergreen and grows into a neat conical bush,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2019

Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu'

Elegant, conical creamy-white flowers are held on the strong upright stems of this hardy deciduous shrub. Consisting of large sterile florets and tiny fertile flowers, the blooms have a pretty, tiered appearance. Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu' blooms from late summer…  More Info

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

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Rhododendron 'Moerheim'

 Rhododendron 'Moerheim' is a compact, evergreen, spring flowering shrub that becomes covered in frilly, violet-blue flowers in May. This low maintenance, shade tolerant Azalea is a superb addition to small garden borders, rockeries, gravel gardens and also is…  More Info

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

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Delphinium x cultorum 'Centurion Lilac Blue Bicolour' F1 Hybrid

UK Exclusive. One of the very best delphiniums from seed, equal in quality to expensive cutting-raised plants. The tall, sturdy stems of Delphinium Centurion Lilac Blue Bicolour are covered in truly stunning bi-coloured blooms with triple-layered petals in…  More Info

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

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Nectaroscordum siculum

Truly stunning, unusual variety of ornamental onion with dainty bell-shaped, hanging flowers which create a delicate 'umbrella' of blooms, held high on tall, strong stems. Flowers turn into seed heads that resemble shuttlecocks, and both work well in floral…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of november 2019

Lovage

Lovage is a perennial herb with a long tradition of use in stews, soup and salads. Lovage has a distinctive, savoury flavour, somewhere between anise and celery. An unusual use for lovage is in cutting the stems and then crystallising them. The aromatic seeds of the…  More Info

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

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Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra'

Originally from the Netherlands, Tamarix ramosissima 'Rubra' is a tall deciduous shrub or small tree with little green leaves, rather like needles. One of the most appealing aspects of this delightful shrub is its versatility. It will easily resist the worst of…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Miscanthus sinesis 'Strictus' is a deciduous perennial grass that makes a fine ornamental feature in borders, adding height, colour and texture to planting schemes. Slender leaves with a spiky, upright habit are intersected by prominent gold bands.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of august 2019