Plants

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Acorus gramineus 'Variegata'* (Japanese Rush)

Acorus gramineus 'Variegata'* (Japanese Rush)

A remarkable evergreen grass relative from Japan that always looks good, no matter the weather. It can grow in any soil - even being semi submerged by ponds and rivers. 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.

Exposed, Grasses, Ground cover, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Japanese, Pots, Soil - Soggy Green
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Arundo donax variegata* - (Variegated Spanish Reed)

Arundo donax variegata* - (Variegated Spanish Reed)

The variegated sugar cane lookalike seen in wet places throughout the Mediterranean. Dies down in winter. Dramatic yet well behaved. Grows to 10ft. Exotic. 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, Grasses, Mediterranean, Screening Plants, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light Amber
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Eriobotrya japonica* - (Loquat or Nespilo)

Eriobotrya japonica* - (Loquat or Nespilo)

A stalwart. Fast growing, small evergreen tree from Japan. Big leaves and pale green shuttlecocks in spring. Flowers that smell of Pink Camay. Reliable, beautiful, robust. 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, Edible, Exotics, Japanese, Screening Plants, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Small Amber
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Eucalyptus aggregata* - (Black Gum)

Eucalyptus aggregata* - (Black Gum)

If you want a broad headed evergreen tree that gets to the size of a 200 year old oak in 20 years, this is it. Delicate little green leaves. Clips well. A marvel. 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.

Exposed, Mediterranean, Screening Plants, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Large Green
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Hedera canariensis* - (Canary Island Ivy)

Hedera canariensis* - (Canary Island Ivy)

A huge shiny leafed species that's hardy and easy. Splendid vigorous ground cover or climber. Jungly. 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, Ground cover, Mediterranean, Screening Plants, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy Green
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Ilex aquifolium variegata* - (Variegated Holly)

Ilex aquifolium variegata* - (Variegated Holly)

This holly has dark green, moderately broad, oval leaves, regularly spined and neatly margined with creamy white. It is a female holly and very free fruiting. 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, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Green
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Ilex aquifolium* - (Holly)

Ilex aquifolium* - (Holly)

We have a shifting population of green and variegated holly topiary, mop-heads, cones and blobs. All quite tolerant of being containerised. 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.

Exposed, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki, Trees - Small Green
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Myrtus apiculata* - (Orange-barked Myrtle)

Myrtus apiculata* - (Orange-barked Myrtle)

Outstanding small evergreen tree up to 20 ft in 20 years with remarkable orange and white bark. Also grown as Niwaki. In Chile they call it the Bambi tree because of the bark. 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, Pots, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Small Amber
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Nothofagus dombeyi* - (Dombey's Southern Beech)

Nothofagus dombeyi* - (Dombey's Southern Beech)

From deepest Patagonia comes this beautiful evergreen beech relative. Fast growing and reliable. 20ft in 10 years. Tremendously tolerant of shade but happy in direct sun. 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.

Screening Plants, Shade, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Large Green
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Phormium cookianum 'Tricolor'* - (Mountain Flax)

Phormium cookianum 'Tricolor'* - (Mountain Flax)

As Phormium cookianum but with leaves striped green and white with red edges. Elegant and hardy - only showing slight damage in very severe winters. To 4ft tall x 4ft wide 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, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light Amber
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