Designer'sFavourites

Our website has a huge range of shrubs, perennials, roses, grasses and so on from which you make your selection. However, to help those gardeners who are not sure what they want, or are perhaps less familiar with the species and varieties, our garden designer has come up with his list of favourites - plants he most often selects for his garden designs. These are listed below, and you can order by clicking on the code.

View WheelBarrow Contents

Designer's Favourites 

 "I have a question about this page"

 

 To search this page click "F" while holding down "Control" on the keyboard - then type in your search word 

 

SHRUBS

Click Product Code to order

   Product Codes
      Pot Height Price

AUCUBA

japonica Crotonifolia

Leaves are boldly mottled yellow. Female plant.

3L

30-40

6.80

SHA077

BUDDLEJA

alternifolia

Graceful weeping branches with narrow grey-green leaves on slender shoots. Neat purple fragrant flower clusters along shoots, early summer. Large to 2.5 m.

3L

40-60

6.60

SHB046

BUDDLEJA

davidii White Profusion

Large pure white flower panicles with yellow eye, July-Aug. Large to 2 m.

3L

40-60

5.50

SHB068

CARYOPTERIS

x clandonensis Grand Blue

Beautiful deep blue flowers in September

3L

20-30

5.60

SHC118

CARYOPTERIS

x clandonensis Worcester Gold

Blue flowers with attractive golden foliage. Aug-Sept. Small.

3L

20-30

5.60

SHC120

CHOISYA

ternata Sundance

Similar to Choisya ternata, but with bright yellow leaves. Large.

3L

30-40

8.20

SHC198

CISTUS

Grayswood Pink (Barnsley Pink)

Clear pink flowers and mat-forming grey foliage. Requires shelter and full sun. Lime tolerant.l.

3L

20-30

5.60

SHC217

CISTUS

x purpureus

Deep purplish-pink saucer-shaped flowers, blotched deep red, June-July. Round bushy shrub. Medium.

3L

20-30

5.60

SHC228

CORDYLINE

australis

Long sword-like leaves, 30-100 cm, with long panicles of small scented white flowers, May-June. Evergreen sparsely branched tree, slow growing and half hardy. Large.

3L

40-60

5.60

SHC255

CORDYLINE

australis Torbay Dazzler

Variegated green, yellow and red leaves

3L

30-40

14.95

SHC267

CORNUS

alba Elegantissima

Young shoots are bright red red in winter. Grey-green white-edged leaves colour well in autumn. Creamy flowers are followed by white fruits. A vigorous shrub, upright then spreading. Medium.

3L

40-60

5.60

SHC274

CORNUS

alba Sibirica

Bright scarlet stems in winter. Dark green leaves, white flowers in June followed by white tinged blue berries in autumn

3L

60-80

5.60

SHC280

CORNUS

sanguinea Midwinter Fire

Orange, yellow and red stems in winter, green leaves turn to give brilliant autumn colour

3L

40-60

8.20

SHC307

CORYLUS

avellana Contorta

Similar to C. avellana - Native "Cobnut" or "Common Hazel". - but slower and smaller and with striking twisted shoots. Pale yellow catkins in Feb. Large bushy shrub.

3L

30-40

12.20

SHC328

COTONEASTER

franchetii

Grey-green oval leaves, white beneath. Small pink tinged white flowers May-Jun. Abundance of orange-scarlet oblong berries. Large semi-evergreen with arching habit.

2L

20-30D

3.90

SHC353

COTONEASTER

microphyllus

Small dark green oval leaves, white flowers in May followed by small red fruits. Small evergreen shrub with spreading habit.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHC363

CYTISUS

Burkwoodii

"Broom" Pea-like flowers are cerise with deep crimson wings edged in yellow, May-June. Medium.

3L

40-60

6.60

SHC383

DEUTZIA

x rosea

90Cm light pink blooms, April - May.

3L

40-60

5.60

SD026

ELAEAGNUS

x ebbingei Gilt Edge

Glossy dark evergreen leaves are broadly margined yellow. Dense bushy shrub.

3L

30-40

10.40

SHE012

ELAEAGNUS

x ebbingei Limelight

Glossy evergreen leaves are green-grey, silver underneath. Lime yellow central markings appear as leaves mature. Bushy dense upright shrub. Ideal for coastal areas.

3L

40-60

8.40

SHE017

ELAEAGNUS

pungens Variegata

Evergreen leaves with thin creamy yellow margin. Small fragrant white flowers, Oct. Vigorous shrub. Large.

3L

30-40

8.40

SHE032

ERICA

x darleyensis Silberschmelze

White flowers from Nov-March. Young shoots are vigorous with creamy tips..

2L

 

5.60

SHE113

ESCALLONIA

Apple Blossom

Profusion of pink and white flowers.

3L

40-60

5.60

SHE123

ESCALLONIA

laevis Gold Ellen

Rosy-red bell-like flowers Aug-Sept on distinctive evergreen golden foliage, aromatic when bruised. Compact habit, Small.

3L

40-60

5.60

SHE141

EUONYMUS

alatus

Attractive corky growths on branches, lovely autumn colours. Slow-growing. Medium

3L

30-40

6.80

SHE146

EUONYMUS

fortunei Emerald 'n' Gold

Green and gold edged leaves are red tinged during winter. Dense evergreen shrub. Dwarf.

2L

15-20D

4.20

SHE158

FATSIA

japonica

Large evergreen palmate exotic leaves with white flower panicles. Tolerates shade. Medium to large.

3L

30-40

9.90

SHF026

FORSYTHIA

Fiesta

Golden blotches on leaves. Small to Medium shrub with open habit.

3L

60-80

5.60

SHF031

FORSYTHIA

i. Lynwood

Large rich yellow flowers on erect branches. Medium to Large shrub with open habit

3L

40-60

5.60

SHF032

FUCHSIA

magellanica Riccartonii

Scarlet and violet flowers

2L

20-30

5.60

SHF044

FUCHSIA

magellanica Versicolor

Grey-green leaves tinted rose-pink when young, variegated cream-white with age. Broad habit.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHF045

FUCHSIA

Mrs. Popple

Large flowers have violet petals, spreading sepals and long protruding crimson stamens.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHF046

FUCHSIA

Genii

Golden variegated leaves with violet and red flowers.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHF039

HEBE

albicans

Short white flower spikes above glaucous grey-green leaves. Dense round habit. Dwarf.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHH021

HEBE

Autumn Glory

Short spikes of violet-blue flowers Aug-Oct above small round leaves. Loose habit. Small

2L

15-20

6.60

SHH024

HEBE

Midsummer Beauty

Long lavender flower racemes above long narrow leaves which have reddish tint underneath. Medium

3L

30-40

6.60

SHH036

HEBE

Marjorie

Long violet and white flower racemes July-Sept. Neat mound forming habit, very hardy. Small

3L

30-40

5.60

SHH035

HEBE

Great Orme

Flowers are pink fading to white. Compact narrow leaves. Small.

2L

20-30

6.60

SHH033

HEBE

Midsummer Beauty

Long lavender flower racemes above long narrow leaves which have reddish tint underneath. Medium.

2L

30-40

6.60

SHH036

HEBE

Mrs Winder

Violet-blue flowers on short spikes July. Neat small leaves are copper tinted in winter. Fairly hardy with dense habit.

2L

30-40

6.60

SHH037

HEBE

pinguifolia Pagei

White flowers in May-June. Small glaucous grey leaves.. Spreading habit good for ground cover. Dwarf.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHH041

HEBE

rakaiensis (subalpina)

Short upright white flower racemes June-July. Bright green small oval leaves in vertical rows. Compact dense shrub. Dwarf.

2L

15-20

5.60

SHH045

HEBE

Red Edge

Similar to H. albicans except that leaf has thin red margin. Leaves turn deep red in winter.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHH046

HYDRANGEA

macrophylla Blue Wave

Lacecap hydrangea with heads of blue flowers surrounded by numerous large ray-florets.

3L

30-40

5.60

SHH084

HYDRANGEA

macrophylla Madame Emile Mouillere

Mophead. Large white florets have pink or blue eye and serrated sepals

3L

30-40

5.60

SHH080

HYDRANGEA

paniculata Grandiflora (mariesii Grandiflora)

Very large panicles of small white sterile florets in August become deep pink towards autumn. Large

2L

30-40

5.60

SHH099

HYPERICUM

androsaemum

Small yellow flowers followed by red berries which ripen black above mid-green leaves. Erect habit. Small to 75 cm

2L

20-30

4.60

SHH112

ILEX

aquifolium Aurea Marginata

"Holly". Spiny leaves are margined yellow. Small female bushy tree.

3L

40-60

6.80

SHI004

KERRIA

japonica Pleniflora

Erect vigorous shrub with double flowers Medium

2L

40-60

5.60

SHK010

LAVANDULA

angustifolia Alba

White flowers late July, 0.9-1.2m high, strong grower

1.5L

 

4.60

SHL019

LAVANDULA

angustifolia Munstead

Intense blue flowers on long stems, strongly perfumed in July-Aug.  Dwarf to Small with compact habit.

2L

15-20

4.60

SHL020

LAVANDULA

stoechas Helmsdale

French Lavender with large burgundy flowers. Vigorous habit.

2L

 

5.60

SHL022

LAVANDULA

stoechas Madrid White

Abundance of clear white flowerheads

2L

15-20

5.60

SHL023

LAVATERA

x clementii Rosea

Deep pink flowers, July-Sept. Large.

3L

40-60

5.60

SHL040

LONICERA

fragrantissima

Small scented cream-white flowers, Jan-March, followed by red berries in May. Medium shrub with wide spreading habit

3L

20-30

5.60

SHL065

LONICERA

nitida Baggesen's Gold

Small yellow leaves, ideal for small hedges. Dense fast-growing habit. Medium

3L

20-30

5.60

SHL069

LONICERA

nitida Silver Beauty

Leaves have white margin.

2L

20-30D

5.60

SHL073

MAHONIA

x media Charity

Long racemes of slightly fragrant bright yellow flowers Dec.-Feb. And long spiny pinnate leaves. Large to 2 m in five years. Upright habit.

3L

30-40

8.40

SHM045

MAHONIA

japonica

Fragrant yellow flowers in pendulous racemes up to 15 cm long, Dec-March. Large leaves are pinnate and deep green. Erect shrub with stiff strong stems. Large to 1.5 m in 5 years

3L

30-40

8.40

HM040

PACHYSANDRA

terminalis Variegata

Similar to P. terminalis but with variegated white leaves. Less vigorous.

2L

 

5.60

SHP004

PHILADELPHUS

Belle Etoile

Large scented white flowers, flushed maroon in centre, June-July. Mid-green pointed leaves, bushy arching habit. Medium to 1 m in five years.

3L

30-40

5.60

SHP029

PHLOMIS

italica

Pale lilac flowers June-July with very grey woolly narrow leaves. Lax spreading habit. Dwarf

3L

 

6.60

SHP044

PHORMIUM

Bronze Baby

Red tinted bronze evergreen leaves with outer leaves arching at tips. Dwarf.

3L

40-60

14.00

SHP050

PHORMIUM

tenax

Dark green leaves with bronze sheen and bronze red flower spikes up to 3 m+ in summer. Tall, upright evergreen, Large.

3L

60-80

9.40

SHP084

PHORMIUM

cookianum subsp. hookeri Cream Delight

Evergreen leaves are linear with broad cream-yellow band along centre and narrow cream stripe towards the margin. Compact recurved habit. Small

3L

 

14.00

SHP052

PHORMIUM

tenax Purpureum Group

Similar to P. tenax but with bronze-purple leaves. Medium to large.

3L

40-60

14.00

SHP085

PHOTINIA

x fraseri Red Robin

Dark green glossy evergreen leathery leaves, brilliant red when young. White flowers in broad heads in late spring. Dense upright bushy habit. Large.

3L

40-60

8.40

SHP107

POTENTILLA

fruticosa Abbotswood

Bushy, spreading shrub with white flowers and dark foliage. Small to Medium.

2L

20-30D

5.60

SHP190

POTENTILLA

fruticosa Elizabeth (var. arbuscula)

Canary yellow flowers, Mid summer to autumn, and grey-green to silver leaves. Bushy dense habit. Small to medium.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHP195

RIBES

sanguineum Pulborough Scarlet

Very deep red flowers, April. Vigorous shrub with erect habit. Large

3L

30-40

5.60

SHR020

SANTOLINA

rosmarinifolia (virens)

Bright lemon yellow flowers on long stems in July and fresh green thread-like foliage. Dense hummock form. Dwarf.

2L

20-30

4.60

SHS038

SKIMMIA

japonica Rubella

Red buds open to sweetly perfumed flowerheads with white petals and red stalks freely flowering April-May. Dark green leaves which tend to flop with weight of shoots. Compact male form. Small.

3L

30-40

7.50

SHS062

SPIRAEA

Arguta

"Bridal Wreath". Profusion of small white flower flusters along branches, April-May, as small narrow leaves emerge. Medium shrub with slender arching stems.

3L

40-60

5.60

SHS072

SPIRAEA

japonica Anthony Waterer

Bright crimson flowers in flat panicles, July-Sept. Foliage often variegated cream and pink. Low twiggy shrub, Small.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHS076

SPIRAEA

japonica Goldflame

Violet-red flowers, July-Aug, with bronze-yellow leaves turning to golden yellow in summer. Small upright shrub.

2L

20-30

5.60

SHS082

VIBURNUM

plicatum Mariesii

Similar to V. plicatum displaying large white flowers in May and with distinctly horizontally tiered branches. Medium.

3L

40-60

8.20

SHV035

WEIGELA

Briant Rubidor (Olympiade)

Carmine red flowers, may-June, with pale green-yellow leaves having broad yellow margin. Medium.

3L

30-40

5.60

SHW002

WEIGELA

florida Variegata

Scented pink flowers in June with leaves edged with creamy yellow. Dense bushy habit. Medium.

3L

30-40

5.60

SHW011

HERBACEOUS/PERENNIALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACHILLEA

Filipendulina Cloth of Gold

Long stems with large heads of deep yellow flowers, June-Aug. 80-90 cm high.

2L

 

4.80

HEA006

ACHILLEA

m. Paprika

Yellow-eyed cherry-red flowers June-Sept, 70 cm high

2L

 

4.80

HEA007

AGAPANTHUS

Headbourne hybrids

Large heads of flowers in shades of blue, July-Sept. 70-90 cm high

2L

 

5.60

HEA012

ALCHEMILLA

mollis

"Lady's mantle" Downy rounded leaves with loose sprays of small sulphur yellow flowers, June-Aug. Sun or shade, good for ground cover. 45 cm high, 60 cm spread

2L

 

4.80

HEA020

ASTER

novi-belgii Jenny

Purple-violet flowers, July-Oct, 40 cm high

2L

 

4.80

HEA043

ASTER

novi-belgii Winston S. Churchill

Single flowers in pure carmine red, Sept-Oct. 75 cm high

2L

 

4.80

HEA044

ASTILBE

x arendsii Anita Pfeifer

Pink flowered variety, July-Aug. 70 cm high

3L

 

4.45

HEA046

ASTRANTIA

major

Pinkish-green flower heads on leafy stems, June-Aug. 60 cm high

2L

 

5.65

HEA055

BERGENIA

cordifolia

Glossy rounded leaves, rose-pink flowers, April-May. 30 cm high

2L

 

4.80

HEA060

BERGENIA

cordifolia Purpurea

Large fleshy purplish leaves in winter, red stemmed magenta-pink flowers March-May. 30-45 cm high

3L

 

6.00

HEA061

BRUNNERA

macrophylla Hadspen Cream

Broad cream edged leaves, blue flowers April-May. Up to 60 cm high

2L

 

4.00

HEA066

CROCOSMIA

Lucifer

Brilliant large flame-red flowers, June-July. 100-120 cm high

2L

 

5.60

HEA090

DELPHINIUM

Blue Bird Group

Large blue flowers, July-Aug. 150 cm high

2L

 

4.80

HED001

DELPHINIUM

Pacific Giant Mixed

A bold and colourful mixture, flowers June-September. 200 cm high  Modules available October to March

5 modules

 

5.80

HED002

DIANTHUS a

Doris

Light rose double flowers with carmine central ring, flowers continuously May-Aug. 30 cm high

2L

 

4.90

HED005

DIANTHUS a

Haytor White

Pure white scented double flowers, May-Aug. 30 cm high

2L

 

4.90

HED006

ECHINACEA

purpurea White Swan

Cone-shaped white flowers, July-Sept. 90 cm high. Likes sun

2L

 

5.20

HED020

ECHINOPS

ritro Veitch's Blue

Grey stems bearing deep steel-blue flowers, July-Sept. 120 cm high.

2L

 

7.25

HED023

EPIMEDIUM

x youngianum Niveum

Neatly growing plant with elegant ivory white flowers April-May. 20-25 cm high.

2L

 

6.60

HED028

ERIGERON

Pink Jewel (Rosa Juwel)

Large pink flowers, June-Aug. 60 cm high.Modules available October to March

5 modules

 

4.95

HED030

ERIGERON

Sea Breeze

Glaucous green leaves, lilac daisy flowers with yellow eye, April-Sept. 20 cm. High. A compact form of Erigeron, a good maritime plant.

2L

 

5.60

HED031

EUPHORBIA

characias subsp. wulfenii

Bold evergreen clumps of blue-grey foliage, spikes of sulphur-yellow flowers, March-May. 120-150 cm high.

2L

 

5.00

HED038

GERANIUM

cinereum Ballerina

Flowers of lilac pink with contrasting pink-red veins and centre, May-Sept. 10 cm high. Free flowering, compact plant

2L

 

5.30

HED056

GERANIUM

Johnson's Blue

Massed elegantly divided foliage with abundant bright blue flowers, May-Aug. 30-50 cm high, likes sun or shade.

2L

 

5.00

HED060

HELICHRYSUM

italicum subsp. serotinum

Curry Plant'. Evergreen plant with bright yellow flowers and oval leaves which are densely felted with white hairs. Dislikes wet and cold.

1L

 

3.80

DF114

HELLEBORUS

argutifolius (corsicus)

Evergreen grey-green foliage with prickly edges. Clusters of apple green flowers on stout stems March-April. 60 cm high

2L

 

5.60

HEL009

HEUCHERA

cylindrica Greenfinch

Low growing evergreen foliage with jade-green bells on tall spikes, May-July. 75-90 cm high

2L

 

4.80

HEL030

HOSTA

fortunei var. hyacinthina

Cool lilac flowers in spikes over bold grey-green leaves, edged with a very thin line of glaucous-grey. June-July. 75 cm high.

2L

 

5.45

HEH007

HOSTA

sieboldiana var. elegans

Dense heads of pale lilac-mauve flowers over very large rounded blue-grey glaucous leaves, July -Aug. 75-90 cm high..

2L

 

5.65

HEH014

HOSTA

Fire and Ice

New Hosta with pink flowers and white leaves edged dark green most attractive

2L

 

6.25

HEH006

KNIPHOFIA

Alcazar

Fiery red spikes of flowers July-Aug. 90 cm high

2L

 

6.60

HEL068

LAMIUM

galeobdolon Florentinum

A vigorous creeping plant with sprays of yellow flowers and variegated green/white foliage, May-June. 25 cm high

2L

 

4.90

HEL075

LAMIUM

maculatum Beacon Silver

Silver white variegated foliage with pink flowers. 15-20 cm high. Spreading habit

2L

 

4.90

HEL077

LYCHNIS

coronaria

Red-purple or white rounded flowers on grey woolly stems above basal clumps of grey leaves, May-July. 60 cm high.

2L

 

5.00

HEL087

LYSIMACHIA

clethroides

Lanced shaped mid-green leaves. White flowers like a shepherd's crook, June-July. Vigorous and clump forming plant providing good autumn colour. Likes moist, well-drained soil and sun or semi-shade.

2L

 

5.00

HEL090

LYTHRUM

virgatum Rosy Gem

Rose-purple flower spikes, June-Aug. 100 cm high.

2L

 

5.45

HEL094

NEPETA

racemosa

Hardy perennial, mauve/blue flowers; June onwards. Ht. 60-90cm

2L

 

4.25

HEM005

NEPETA

Six Hills Giant

Aromatic greyish foliage with fine lavender-blue flower spikes, June-Sept. 60 cm high

2L

 

4.25

HEM006

PAEONIA

lactiflora Karl Rosenfield

Double deep carmine red flowers, June-July. 100 cm high.

1L

 

3.95

HEM011

PAEONIA

lactiflora Sarah Bernhardt

Double apple blossom pink flowers, June-July. 100 cm high

1L

 

3.95

HEM012

PENSTEMON

Sour Grapes

Soft lilac-grey flowers, 70 cm high.

2L

 

4.45

HEM024

PHLOX

paniculata White Admiral

Pure white flowerheads July-Sept. 90 cm high.

1L

 

3.95

HEM033

POTENTILLA

Gibson's Scarlet

Dazzling scarlet flowers June-Aug. 60 cm high. Likes sun

2L

 

5.20

HEM038

PRIMULA

vialii

Showy violet red (orchid primrose) flowerheads on strong stems June-July. Long thin leaves 30 cm high.

9 cm

 

2.35

HEM044

RODGERSIA

pinnata

Creamy-white branching flower spikes, June-Aug. Divided leaves are bronze tinted. 990-120 cm high

2L

 

7.05

HEM057

RUDBECKIA

fulgida var. sullivantii

"Cone Flower"

2L

 

4.95

HEM061

SALVIA

officinalis Aurea

Golden evergreen leaves, 30 cm high.

2L

 

5.60

HES002

SALVIA

officinalis Purpurascens

"Purple Sage". Evergreen. Soft greyish-purple velvet foliage.60 cm high.

2L

 

5.60

HES003

SALVIA

verticillata Purple Rain

Evenly spaced rich purple flower clusters on arching stems, July-Sept. 45 cm high

2L

 

5.60

HES004

SEDUM a

Herbstfreude (Autumn Joy)

Sturdy stems supporting wide heads of rich pink flowers turning to salmon bronze, Aug-Oct. Foliage is succulent glaucous. 60 cm high.

2L

 

4.80

HES008

SEDUM a

Purple Emperor

Dusky pink-red flowers, dark red leaves. July-Sept. 50 cm high

2L

 

5.60

HES009

SEDUM a

Ruby Glow

Glowing ruby-pink flowerheads July-Sept. Trailing foliage is purplish-grey. 20 cm high.

2L

 

4.80

HES010

STACHYS

byzantina (lanata)

Large felted silver-grey leaves, grey stems of magenta-pink flower spikes June-Aug. 30-45 cm high. Good ground cover.

2L

 

5.00

HES019

THYMUS

Doone Valley a

Dark green leaves splashed gold and tinted red in winter. Mauve flowers June-July. 7-10 cm high. Prostrate habit

1.5L

 

3.75

HES029

 

THYMUS

x citriodorus

This is a small, hardy evergreen herb with a lemon scent and gold variegated leaves, with pink flowers. In addition to its attractive appearance it is an excellent culinary thyme..

1.5L

 

3.75

HES027

TIARELLA

cordifolia

Spikes of creamy-white flowers, May-July. Pointed green leaves in running trails. 20-30 cm high. Good ground cover for shade.

2L

 

4.95

HES033

FERNS

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASPLENIUM

scolopendrium

"Hart's Tongue Fern". Evergreen native with glossy green leathery strap-like undivided fronds which reach 30 cm. Ideal in dappled or full shape away from sharp winds. 30 cm high, 50-70 cm spread.

2L

 

6.60

FE 002

DRYOPTERIS

affinis Cristata (Cristata The King)

"Male" or " Buckler Fern" Attractive fern with arching fronds, 10 – 15 cm across, which have crested tips and pinnae. Normally evergreen

2L

 

6.60

FE 025

OSMUNDA

regalis

"Royal Fern". Dense clumps of triangular-ovate-pinnate bright green sterile fronds, 1 m long, on a fibrous rootstock. Partially sterile fronds later develop tassel like tips covered with brown or rust coloured spores. Requires damp humus rich lime free soil, sun or shade. Grows to 1.8 m with sufficient moisture.

2L

 

6.60

FE 052

POLYSTICHUM

setiferum

"Soft Shield Fern". Evergreen graceful arching fronds droop at the tips as they unfurl, revealing pale coloured undersides. Native. 60-90 cm high, 60 cm spread

2L

 

6.60

FE 064

GRASSES

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAREX

buchananii

"Leathery Leaved Sedge Grass" or "Red Fox Sedge Grass". Upright tufted clumps of narrow erect leaves curling at the tips, pale cream above and red-brown below. 70 cm high 50 cm spread, 80 cm flowering height..

2L

 

5.60

GRA011

CAREX

elata Aurea

"Bowles Golden Sedge"Graceful gold grass with rich bright golden-yellow leaves with green margins. 50 cm high, 50 cm spread, 60 cm flowering height

2L

 

5.60

GRA019

CAREX

tenuiculmis

Low swirling tufts of thin hair-like pale brown coloured leaves with curling tips in an arching habi . Open habit. 45 cm high, 100 cm spread, 70 cm flowering height

2L

 

5.60

GRA030

CAREX

testacea

Evergreen flat green leaves turn to pale brown in loose tufts. Clump forming. 40 cm high, 65 cm high, 45 cm flowering height.

2L

 

5.60

GRA029

CORTADERIA

selloana Pumila

"Pampas Grass" Sharp edged green sword-like leaves with dense erect creamy white plumes, Aug-Oct. Ideal for the smaller garden. 120 cm high, 120 cm spread, 150 cm flowering height.

3L

 

7.00

GRA035

FESTUCA

glauca Blue Fox (Blaufuchs)

"Blue Fox Fescue". Neat bright dwarf blue mounds. Prefers sun and well drained soil. 20 cm high, 25 cm spread, 30 cm flowering height.

2L

 

5.60

GRA049

HAKONECHLOA

macra Alboaurea

"Golden Variegated Hakone Grass". Arching bright green and yellow striped variegated leaves have red tints in autumn. Needle like spikelet flowers, Aug-Oct. Requires moisture. Dwarf Japanese form, 30 cm high, 45 cm spread, 35 cm flowering height.

2L

 

7.00

GRA055

MISCANTHUS

sinensis Flamingo

Tall growing with pink coloured flower spikes. To 2 m high.

3L

 

7.80

GRA081

CONIFERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHAMAECYPARIS

lawsoniana Stardust

Yellow foliage is suffused bronze at tips. Medium tree, columnar or narrowly conical

3L

60-80

8.50

CON056

JUNIPERUS

scopulorum Skyrocket

Extremely narrow tall growing columnar conifer with blue-grey foliage.

3L

60-80

8.50

CON107

JUNIPERUS

squamata Blue Carpet

Intense silver-blue foliage on spreading branches. Low growing habit.

3L

30-40

8.50

CON113

JUNIPERUS

x pfitzeriana Old Gold

Bronze-gold foliage. Compact habit and semi-prostrate growth.

3L

20-30

8.50

CON119

JUNIPERUS

x p. Pfitzeriana Aurea

Suffused golden-yellow foliage turns yellowish-green in winter. Spreading habit.

3L

30-40

8.50

CON120

PINUS

mugo subsp. mugo (mugo mughus)

Dwarf spreading bush with dark green foliage. Slow dense growth.

2L

15-20

5.50

CON145

BAMBOO

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYLLOSTACHYS

Nigra

"Black Bamboo" Small leaves on olive green canes which become mottled dark brown and finally black. Hardy, to 3.5 m+

3L

60-80

19.50

BAM020

ROSES

 

 

 

 

 

 

PATIO ROSE

Sweet Dream

Slightly fragrant deep apricot flowers. Bushy upright growth.

 

 

3.20

RHTR025

PATIO ROSE

Sweet Magic

Orange and gold patio rose.

 

 

3.20

RHTR026

CLIMBING ROSES

Iceberg

Pure white climber.

 

 

3.20

RHTR017

CLIMBING ROSES

Danse de Feu

Brilliant fiery orange-scarlet rose, excellent continuity of bloom

 

 

3.20

RHTR016

CLIMBING ROSES

Golden Showers

Clear yellow flowers, slightly fragrant with a very long flowering season

 

 

3.20

RHTR020

FLORIBUNDA ROSES

Arthur Bell

Golden yellow flowers, fragrant.

 

 

2.75

RHTR009

FLORIBUNDA ROSES

Fragrant Delight

Coppery-coloured blooms, strongly fragrant, with bronze-green leaves.

 

 

2.75

RHTR011

BUSH HYBRID TEA ROSES

Doris Tysterman

Tangerine-orange deepening to the petal edges. Free flowering

 

 

2.75

RHTR002

BUSH HYBRID TEA ROSES

Peace

Yellow and pale gold edged pink. Very large and full.

 

 

2.75

RHTR003

BUSH HYBRID TEA ROSES

Silver Wedding

Creamy white flowers with slight hue of pink

 

 

2.75

RHTR006

CLIMBERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTINIDIA

kolomikta

White fragrant flowers in June followed by sweet yellowish fruits. Terminal half of leaf is creamy0white flushed pink particularly when grown on sunny wall. Needs support. Fast growing to 3 m in five years. Tolerates light shade.

3L

100-125

9.40

CLI008

CLEMATIS

Jackmanii Superba

Large violet-blue flowers, June-Sept

1.5/2L

60-80

7.90

CLI027

CLEMATIS

Hagley Hybrid

Shell pink flowers with brown stamens, June-Sept.

1.5/2L

60-80

7.90

CLI024

CLEMATIS

Perle d'Azure

Azure-blue bell-shaped flowers with cream-green anthers, late summer.

1.5/2L

60-80

7.90

CLI035

CLEMATIS SPECIES

alpina Frances Rivis

Pendant blue flowers with white stamens, April-May, followed by silky seed heads. Up to 3 m growth per year

1.5/2L

60-80

7.90

CLI043

HEDERA

helix Buttercup

Rich yellow leaves which fade to yellowish green with maturity.

2L

40-60

7.10

CLI086

HEDERA

colchica Dentata Variegata (Dentata Aurea)

Bright green large broad leaves blending to grey and with irregular creamy yellow margins.

2L

60-80

7.10

CLI078

HEDERA

helix Glacier

Small silver-grey leaves have narrow white margin.

2L

40-60

7.10

CLI090

HEDERA

helix Goldheart (Oro di Bogliasco)

Small green leaves with large central area which is variegated golden yellow.

2L

60

7.10

CLI110

HUMULUS

lupulus Aureus

"Golden Hop". Self-twining with golden-yellow leaves, best in full sun for good colour, dying down in autumn. Vigorous perennial, to 3-4 m.

2L

40-60

9.40

CLI122

HYDRANGEA

anomala ssp.petiolaris

Greenish creamy-white flowers surrounded by white sterile florets in June, fading to brown in winter. Self-clinging vigorous wall shrub preferring shade.

3L

60-80

9.40

CLI123

JASMINUM

officinale Argenteovariegatum

Very fragrant white flowers and grey-green leaves that are margined creamy-white.

2L

60-80

7.50

CLI130

LONICERA

x brownii Dropmore Scarlet

Bright scarlet tubular flowers in clusters, July-Oct.

2L

60-80

7.50

CLI133

LONICERA

henryi

Terminal clusters of yellow flowers, stained red, June-July. Downy shoots and slender pointed leaves, dark green above, paler underneath. A vigorous evergreen/semi-evergreen climber..

2L

60-80

7.50

CLI139

LONICERA

x americana

Twiggy rambling shrub to 10m, good for woodland style planting, flowers peach/ pink late spring

2L

60-80

7.50

CLI142

LONICERA

japonica Halliana

Highly fragrant white flowers change to yellow from June. Evergreen/semi-evergreen oval to oblong pointed leaves

2L

60-80

7.50

CLI143

LONICERA

nitida Silver Beauty

Thick evergreen shrub,white margin on leaves, useful hedging plant ht 40- 1.2m.

2L

20-30

5.50

CLI144

PARTHENOCISSUS

quinquefolia

"Virginia Creeper". Dull green leaves, turning bright orange and scarlet in autumn. Self-clinging climber, vigorous to 2.5 m in 5 years.

3L

60-80

7.50

LI150