Plants

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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Ilex crenata 'Niwaki'*

Ilex crenata 'Niwaki'*

Japanese Holly clipped into Niwaki ('Garden Tree' as opposed to Bonsai meaning 'Pot Plant') and grown in Japan. Often grown in containers but best in the ground. 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, Japanese, Niwaki, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light, Topiary & Niwaki Green
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Imperata 'Red Baron'* - (Japanese Blood Grass)

Imperata 'Red Baron'* - (Japanese Blood Grass)

Deciduous grass. New shoots come through bright green with tips turning deep blood red. 2 ft x 2ft 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, Grasses, Ground cover, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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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
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Kniphofia caulescens* - (Red Hot Poker)

Kniphofia caulescens* - (Red Hot Poker)

Fleshy bluey leafy rosettes on short fat grey trunks, red and yellow pokers in autumn. Easy, hardy and one of the best for foliage. 2ft x 2ft 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, Exotics, Flowers, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Kniphofia northiae* - (Red Hot Poker)

Kniphofia northiae* - (Red Hot Poker)

If it's sunny, damp and rich, you'll be stunned, shocked and astonished by its 4ft fleshy leaves in gigantic rosettes. Flower spike is dark orange to 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.

Exotics, Flowers, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Kniphofia uvaria nobilis* - (Red Hot Poker)

Kniphofia uvaria nobilis* - (Red Hot Poker)

Another Poker. Good foliage and big orangey red flower spikes in late summer. The best flowering Kniphofia for September/October. (We think) 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.

Exotics, Flowers, Herbaceous, Evergreen, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Green
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Lampranthus spectabile*

Lampranthus spectabile*

The hardiest succulent Mesembryanthemum we can find. Trailing ground cover with loud cerise flowers for your succulent areas. Very Tresco. 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, Exposed, Flowers, Ground cover, Seaside, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Space & Light Amber
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