Plants

Thymus vulgaris* - (Common thyme)

Thymus vulgaris* - (Common thyme)

Lovely little blobs 2ft x 2 ft for well drained soil and sunny sites. Clip it, smell it, eat it, hug it but not necessarily in that order. 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, Edible, Exposed, Ground cover, Mediterranean, Pots, Seaside, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Trachelospermum asiaticum*

Trachelospermum asiaticum*

Very fine evergreen climber. Dense mass of small leaves and tiny cream flowers in June and July with the delicious smell of Gardenia. Slow growing. 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.

Climbers, Coastal, Conservatories, Flowers, Mediterranean, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Trachelospermum jasminoides* - (Star Jasmine)

Trachelospermum jasminoides* - (Star Jasmine)

It's become really well known over the last 20 years. Evergreen, self twining climber with deliciously fragrant little white flowers. Easily controlled with a pair of shears. 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.

Climbers, Coastal, Conservatories, Flowers, Mediterranean, Pots, Screening Plants, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Trachycarpus wagnerianus*

Trachycarpus wagnerianus*

Highly desirable - like a neater T. fortunei and the leaves are so stiff you really can grow them in windy gardens. Slow growing and rare but incredibly reliable. 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, Conservatories, Exotics, House Plants, Japanese, Mediterranean, Palms, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Verbena bonariensis

Verbena bonariensis

Tall, narrow, sparsely-leafed stems, flattened heads of bright lavender-purple flowers. This is a short-lived perennial and may be damaged by winter frosts. To 3ft. 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, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Mediterranean, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Viburnum cinnamomofolium

Viburnum cinnamomofolium

Related to the well known V. davidii but bigger in every respect. Forms a shapely little evergreen tree with nice chunky leaves and frothy white flowers. To 15ft in 20 years. 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, Pots, Shade, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Viburnum tinus* - (Laurustinus)

Viburnum tinus* - (Laurustinus)

An architectural evergreen shrub with masses of pink and white flowers. Another great candidate for trying out your new Creative Maintenance skills. To 12ft after 15 years. 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, Hedges, Pots, Screening Plants, Shade, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Green
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Vitis coignetiae* - (Crimson Glory Vine)

Vitis coignetiae* - (Crimson Glory Vine)

Closely related to the grape vine without the associated problems of disease. Vigorous yet manageable, deciduous with fine autumn colour - hence the common name. 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.

Climbers, Coastal, Mediterranean, Screening Plants, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Yucca gloriosa variegata* - (Adam's Needle)

Yucca gloriosa variegata* - (Adam's Needle)

As Yucca gloriosa but with yellow and green striped leaves. Very frost hardy but much less bulky. Could reach 4ft tall by 3ft across, less likely to form a 'thicket'. 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, Conservatories, Exotics, Exposed, Flowers, House Plants, Mediterranean, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Yucca gloriosa* - (Adam's Needle)

Yucca gloriosa* - (Adam's Needle)

The true Y. gloriosa with its stout trunk and stiff ascending leaves. Impressive, wonderful texture. Excellent in windy spots. Can reach 5ft tall. Huge white flower spikes. 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, Exotics, Exposed, Flowers, House Plants, Mediterranean, Pots, Seaside, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
READ MORE

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