Abelia grandifloraGlossy 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.
Ideal for training against a warm sunny wall in good moisture retentive soil, this long flowering cultivar sports bright orange flowers of a medium size which dangle from the arching stems.
Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliant'
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.
Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie'
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.
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.
Blueberry 'Blue Crop'£6.80
A reliable variety of Blueberry with good yields over a long period, mainly in August, with a lovely sweet taste.
Buddleja 'Lochinch'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.
Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'Butterfly Bush
Racemes of scented deep violet-blue flowers from late summer-autumn. For fertile, well drained soil in full sun.
Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'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.
Buddleja colvilei pink-floweredButterfly 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.
Buddleja glomerataKaroo Sage
An unusual Buddleja with very attractive puckered and serrated, whitish grey mealy leaves. May have scented yellow flowers in late spring, more likely under cover, but makes a good foliage plant.
Buddleja weyeriana 'Sungold'Butterfly Bush
One of the hybrids between B. davidii & B. globosa. 'Sungold' has tapering panicles of sweetly scented yellow flowers, on a vigourous shrub growing to about 8 feet. Excellent for butterflies.
Callicarpa dichotoma 'Issai'
A medium-sized deciduous shrub grown for its spectacular display of mauve berries in the autumn and winter.
Callistemon 'Perth Pink'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 sieberiRiver 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'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.
Coprosma repensTaupata, Looking Glass Plant
An evergreen shrub from New Zealand with glossy, ovate green leaves, hardy in sheltered, city or coastal gardens.