Quick View Abelia grandiflora £6.50 Glossy Abelia
A medium sized evergreen shrub with arching branches carrying clusters of lightly fragrant, pale pink from mid to late summer. Foliage often turns a bronzy colour in winter. Hardy but appreciates a sheltered position.
Quick View Amelanchier canadensis £4.50
A highly recommended suckering large shrub with a long season of interest - masses of spring blossoms, then red fruit for the birds in autumn, along with glorious autumn foliage colour.
Quick View Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliant' £11.50
An open deciduous slightly suckering shrub, grown for its clusters of white flowers in spring, autumn colour & masses of dark red edible-when-cooked fruit.
Quick View Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' £7.50
This compact slow-growing plain-leaved cultivar is self-fertile: in the autumn it produces clusters of red berries amongst the glossy evergreen foliage. Part shadewith ferns etc. Will tolerate dryish shade.
Quick View Blepharocalyx cruckshankii £9.50
From Chile & Argentina where it is becoming rare in the wild due to habitat loss. An evergreen tree or large shrub with leathery leaves, scented when crushed, & typical fluffy white Myrtle flowers followed by black berries. Sheltered sunny site.
Buddleja 'Lochinch' £8.50 Lindley's Butterfly Bush
Long arching panicles of dark violet flowers from September to October. For fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Deadhead after flowering then cut hard back in spring. Adored by butterflies.
Quick View Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' £8.50 Butterfly Bush
Racemes of scented violet-blue flowers from late summer-autumn. For fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Deadhead after flowering and cut hard back in spring. Butterfly plant. Height to 2.5m (8ft) AGM.
Quick View 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.
Quick View Buddleja colvilei pink-flowered £9.50 Butterfly Bush
Semi-evergreen shrub with large hairy leaves, for a sunny sheltered spot. Has the largest flowers in the genus, in hanging panicles in early summer.
Callistemon 'Perth Pink' £9.50 £7.60 Bottlebrush
Evergreen shrub from Australia with bright pink bottlebrush flowers in spring and autumn. For a sheltered, frost free garden or a cool conservatory.
Callistemon sieberi £7.50 River Bottlebrush
A hardy Australian native, found growing along river banks, making an upright evergreen with narrow leaves and fluffy pale yellow flowers from spring to autumn. For moisture retentive soil in sun.
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight' £6.50 Bluebeard
A cultivar with deep purple flowers and grey-green leaves. Grow in well drained soil in full sun. A good butterfly plant, flowering in late summer.
Quick View Coprosma 'Cappuccino' £7.50
A lovely cultivar with very small dark brown leaves & coffee coloured stems. Can be clipped into a hedge or topiary, or left to grow into its naturally neat upright habit.
Quick View Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea' £12.00 Dogwood
The yellow stemmed dog-wood does well beside ponds and streams. Prune to just above ground level in spring.
Quick View 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.
Quick View Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest Wilma' £6.00 Monterey cypress
An attractive conifer with bright golden-yellow foliage. Best left untrimmed, or lightly trimmed. Can grow up to 2 foot a year. Well-drained soil in sun to part-shade. Width 1 metre, height 3 metres (10 ft).
Quick View Diervilla rivularis 'Honeybee' £6.50 Bush Honeysuckle
A handsome shrub with striking yellow foliage and yellow flowers from May-June which are a big draw for pollinators. A good shrub for a container and well suited to growing in a container.
Diervilla sessilifolia 'Butterfly' £8.50
A suckering deciduous shrub of modest size, very attractive to bees and butterflies with its small yellow/pink flowers in mid- late summer. Ideal in a wilder part of the garden where it can spread.