Plants

Genista aetnensis* - (Mount Etna Broom)

Genista aetnensis* - (Mount Etna Broom)

One of the most distinctive small trees that can be grown in Britain. Elegant and easy, masses of yellow flowers in July. 15ft after 10 years. Can reach 25ft. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Exposed, Mediterranean, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Geranium maderense*

Geranium maderense*

Compact shape with deeply cut leaves and pink flowers. Grows to 3 ft across and 2 ft tall. If your garden's too cold, bung it in a pot and in a shed for the winter. Exotic. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A RED TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in Atlantic Seaboard gardens, The Channel Islands, gardens in Central London (and other large cities) and conservatories.

This is only meant as a guide; there are some plants with red labels that would only survive in extremely favoured spots such as The Isles of Scilly or coastal south-west Ireland.

We're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Conservatories, Exotics, Flowers, Grown by Us, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Mediterranean, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Red
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Grevillea rosmarinifolia*

Grevillea rosmarinifolia*

As the name would suggest, rosemary-like. Greener, shinier, more vigorous with masses of spectacular red flowers in summer. Can reach 5ft in 4 years. Makes a lovely hedge. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS AN AMBER TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East.

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Conservatories, Flowers, Mediterranean, Pots, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Griselinia littoralis*

Griselinia littoralis*

Familiar seaside hedge with its apple green evergreen leaves. Can be grown into a shapely little tree. One of the most salt resistant plants. To 15ft in 15 years. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS AN AMBER TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy in the Home Counties if sensibly sited (avoiding severe frost pockets, for example). Many Amber Labelled Plants are from cuttings from well-established plants that have survived many harsh winters in the South-East.

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Exposed, Grown by Us, Seaside, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Amber
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Gunnera manicata* - (Giant Rhubarb)

Gunnera manicata* - (Giant Rhubarb)

Great brute of a thing with monster leaves 6 ft across in wet and shady places. Loses its leaves in winter. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Conservatories, Exotics, Grown by Us, Herbaceous, House Plants, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay Green
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Hakonechloa macra - (Japanese Forest Grass)

Hakonechloa macra - (Japanese Forest Grass)

A graceful little grass that - unusually - likes heavy soil and a bit of shade. Plant it under your trees. Very green but going orangey red in autumn to brown in winter. 2ft x 2ft. Please contact us for stock availability and size

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Grasses, Ground Cover, Pots, Soft & Fluffy, Soil - Clay Green
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Hebe 'Green Globe'*

Hebe 'Green Globe'*

An evergreen Hebe with tiny leaves that forms a lovely tight mound. 1ft x 1ft. Conatct us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Exposed, Pots, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
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Hebe buxifolia*

Hebe buxifolia*

A Hebe that looks like Box. Ideal for training into small blobs and mounds. White flowers in summer. Size 3ft x 3ft. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Exposed, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
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Hebe parviflora angustifolia* - (Narrow Leafed Hebe)

Hebe parviflora angustifolia* - (Narrow Leafed Hebe)

Simply the most useful and one of the prettiest plants in the nursery. Happy anywhere - including dry shade where nothing else will grow. To 6ft. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Exposed, Grown by Us, Hedges, Screening Plants, Shrubs, Soft & Fluffy, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
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Hebe rakaiensis*

Hebe rakaiensis*

Beautiful little pale green mounds with tiny evergreen leaves. A convincing contribution to any Japanese garden. To 3ft x 3ft max. Please contact us for stock availability and sizes.

Features Hardiness rating
IF IT HAS A GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Exposed, Pots, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
READ MORE

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