Plants

Euphorbia characias 'Portuguese Velvet'* - (Milkweed)

Euphorbia characias 'Portuguese Velvet'* - (Milkweed)

Low-growing dome-shaped evergreen shrub with chocolate-eyed flowers in spring. The grey-green leaves are covered with fine hairs, giving a velvety texture. To 1.5ft x 1.5ft. 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, Flowers, Ground cover, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Mediterranean, Seaside, Soft & Fluffy, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Euphorbia mellifera* - (Honey Spurge)

Euphorbia mellifera* - (Honey Spurge)

Extraordinary how many people describe this as their favourite plant. Luminous green leaves (quite Oleander-like), honey scented flowers, can grow to 8ft in sun or light shade. 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, Exotics, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Mediterranean, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Euphorbia wulfenii* - (Spurge)

Euphorbia wulfenii* - (Spurge)

Well known succulent-looking low shrub with glaucous (bluey) leaves and indescribable flowers for very light, sunny spots with good drainage. Please contact us for other 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, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Mediterranean, Seaside, Soft & Fluffy, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Fascicularia bicolor*

Fascicularia bicolor*

The hardiest Bromeliad - related to and looking like a pineapple, it'll grow anywhere - full sun, dense shade or, best of all, up a tree. Each plant 1ft x 1ft. Please contact us for other 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, Exotics, Exposed, Ground cover, Herbaceous, Evergreen, House Plants, Mediterranean, Pots, Seaside, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Fascicularia pitcairnifolia*

Fascicularia pitcairnifolia*

An exotic pineapple relative. Flowers of iridescent blue and post office red (a baboon's bottom). Being a bit of a bromeliad, it seems to enjoy being in a pot. 1.5ft x 1.5ft 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, Exposed, Ground cover, Herbaceous, Evergreen, House Plants, Mediterranean, Pots, Seaside, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Red
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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, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Mediterranean, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Red
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Helichrysum italicum* - (Curry plant)

Helichrysum italicum* - (Curry plant)

The narrow, silvery-grey leaves of this dense, dwarf sub-shrub smell strongly of curry. The small, everlasting, bright yellow flowers are produced in summer. 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, Conservatories, Exposed, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Mediterranean, Pots, Seaside, Soft & Fluffy, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Helleborus foetidus*

Helleborus foetidus*

One of the finest of all the Hellebores. Shady, well drained spots. Particularly good on chalk. 1ft x 1ft maximum. Please contact us for other 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.

Ground cover, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Shade, Soil - Dry/Well drained Green
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Iris confusa* (Bamboo Iris)

Iris confusa* (Bamboo Iris)

The most exotic looking Iris by far. Great sprays of palmy, bambooey leaves on the end of 2 or 3 ft stems. Small white flowers in midsummer. 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.

Herbaceous, Evergreen, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Iris japonica variegata*

Iris japonica variegata*

It sometimes grows on roofs. As this suggests, it's pretty drought tolerant. Nice little hardy, evergreen, variegated Iris with white and lilac flower spikes. To 2ft tall. 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.

Exposed, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
READ MORE

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