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Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'

Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'£9.50

Butterfly Bush

Large shrub with narrow silvery leaves on arching stems. Pendant racemes of scented mauve flowers in early summer which are loved by butterflies.

Cotoneaster  franchetii

Cotoneaster franchetii£7.50

A fast-growing semi-evergreen shrub of dense growth habit, producing arching stems covered with masses of small pinky white flowers, much loved by bees.

Cotoneaster 'Cornubia'

Cotoneaster 'Cornubia'£8.00

Semi-evergreen shrub with clusters of red berries from autumn in to winter. Great for a wildlife garden the birds love the berries. A large shrub which can be trained with a clear stem to shape like a small tree.

Cotoneaster suecicus 'Coral Beauty'

Cotoneaster suecicus 'Coral Beauty'£8.50

Prostrate, evergreen shrub with near horizontal branches up to 6 feet long. Small white flowers in summer are followed by masses of red berries in winter - good for birds. .

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'£6.50

Winged Spindle Tree

A dwarfer form of our native Spindle, forming a low growing deciduous shrub, with brilliant red autumn colour and atractive stems in winter. Ideal for smaller gardens.

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'£7.50

Versatile, evergreen shrub with green leaves with a white margin and a pink tinge in winter. The long stems can be allowed to trail over a low wall or up as a climber. Can also be kept trimmed and bushy and used in pots. Any soil in sun/shade.

Ficus carica 'Ice Crystal'

Ficus carica 'Ice Crystal'£12.50

A striking Fig with attractive deeply cut, snowflake-shaped leaves. Small fruits appear in late summer but mainly grown for its foliage.

Forsythia intermedia 'Goldrausch'

Forsythia intermedia 'Goldrausch'£8.50

Large, spring flowering shrub with masses of bright yellow flowers from March to April. Goldrausch has larger flowers than other varieties.

Fuchsia   'Grayrigg'

Fuchsia 'Grayrigg'£6.50

A compact, free-flowering, bushy, hardy variety with pale pink flowers over a long period. Moisture retentive soil in part-shade. Would make a nice low hedge, in part shade.

Hebe  'Boughton Dome'

Hebe 'Boughton Dome'£6.50

A dwarf Hebe with fine, conifer-like green foliage. Forms a dense, evergreen mound. Good planted in containers with seasonal flowering plants or on a rock garden.

Iris ensata 'White Ladies'

Iris ensata 'White Ladies'£6.00

Pure white flowers with a yellow splash on the falls in mid-summer. Japanese Iris are superb for poorly drained soil and also for the shallow margins of a pond. The sword-shaped leaves add an architectural interest even when not in flower and also provide a perching place for emerging water born insects such as dragonflies. Height 90cm

Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels

Knautia macedonica Melton Pastels£5.00

Macedonian scabious

Mauve, pink or sometimes red pin-cushion, scabious-like flowers from June-Sept. For well drained, preferably neutral- alkaline soil in full sun/ part shade. Attracts bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant.

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'£6.50

Bleeding Heart

Formerly Dicentra. A popular perennial for a shady spot with arching stems along which hang pendant, heart-shaped white flowers from April to May.

Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'

Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'£6.50

Lavender

Compact cultivar with aromatic, silvery-grey leaves and spikes of purple-blue flowers in summer. Ideal for a hot sunny spot. Grows to about 45cm

Myrtus communis

Myrtus communis£6.50

Common Myrtle

Evergreen shrub grown for its aromatic foliage and small scented white flowers from mid to late summer, followed by dark purple berries.

Myrtus communis 'Variegata'

Myrtus communis 'Variegata'£6.50

Variegated Common Myrtle

Rounded, variegated, evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves. From July to August, scented, fluffy white flowers appear and are followed by black berries in autumn.

Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina

Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina£6.50

Tarentum Myrtle

Evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves, (smaller than M. communis) & white flowers followed by black berries. Hardy in sheltered, well drained spot down to minus 5C. A sunny spot will bring out the scent of the leaves.

Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'

Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'£5.00

Moss Phlox

A drought tolerant, mat forming perennial with masses of small deep pink flowers in late spring early summer. Ideal for the front of a border or rockery. and for sandy soil or chalky soils. Grows to about 15cm tall

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