Plants

Ceanothus azureus 'Concha'* - (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus azureus 'Concha'* - (Californian Lilac)

An easy evergreen from California. Masses of dark blue fragrant flowers in June. A shrub but can be made into a pretty little tree by judicious pruning. If you want. 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, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Chamaerops humilis* - (Dwarf Fan Palm)

Chamaerops humilis* - (Dwarf Fan Palm)

A mass of palm leaves. Grows out as much as up - producing lots of suckers. Smaller but more wind tolerant than Trachycarpus. Exotic and easy. Sun or 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, Conservatories, Exotics, Exposed, House Plants, Mediterranean, Palms, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Choisya ternata* - (Mexican Orange Blossom)

Choisya ternata* - (Mexican Orange Blossom)

Well known evergreen shrub. Usually grown in sun and left to its own devices which is okay-ish. Try growing it in shade AND clipping it regularly. A transformation! 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, Hedges, Shade, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
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Cistus ladanifer var. 'Paladin'* - (Rock Rose)

Cistus ladanifer var. 'Paladin'* - (Rock Rose)

Evergreen shrub with copious white flowers. The smell makes it so special. Ever been in the Med just after the first rain for 6 months? Indescribably delicious and evocative. 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, Mediterranean, Seaside, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Cistus x corbariensis* - (Rock Rose)

Cistus x corbariensis* - (Rock Rose)

White flowers with a yellow centre. Coppery, purple foliage in winter, green and aromatic in summer. Full sun and well drained soil. The hardiest Rock Rose. 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, Seaside, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Cistus x lusitanicus 'Decumbens'* - (Rock Rose)

Cistus x lusitanicus 'Decumbens'* - (Rock Rose)

Essential in your Mediterranean garden with its deliciously aromatic leaves. Masses of white flowers and growing in low spreading mounds. A great blob. 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, Mediterranean, Seaside, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Clematis armandii*

Clematis armandii*

Vigorous evergreen climber with large fragrant white flowers in spring. Clematises always want to reach the top of the nearest tree - so they're busy up top, thin down below. 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, Conservatories, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Colletia armata 'Rosea'*

Colletia armata 'Rosea'*

Small evergreen tree halfway between a Tree Heath and a pile of barbed wire. Butterflies flock to its sweet almond scented flowers. Can you live without it? 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, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green
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Colletia cruciata*

Colletia cruciata*

Similar to Colletia armata but smaller and even more vicious. A formidable obstruction to unwelcome visitors. Sweet almond scented flowers. 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, Shrubs, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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Cordyline australis 'Albertii'*

Cordyline australis 'Albertii'*

A slender Cordyline with variegated leaves and red stripes. Slow growing and tender but surprisingly good in a pot. Named after Albert, King of the Belgians, naturellement. 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, Mediterranean, Palms, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Red
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