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NEW Autumn Bulbs & Shrubs


Our Autumn Catalogue range brings you a fabulous selection of bulbs, trees and shrubs to fill your gardens and features many new varieties for this year, including some world exclusives.



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Meconopsis 'Union Jack' Collection

Meconopsis

We've put together a collection of these wonderful perennial poppy plants for you for a patriotic display in your summer border:

Meconopsis Napaulensis will bring the deep red hues to the display, a rich shade on tall stems, flowering from late spring through to early summer. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread 100cm (39").

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba', rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Pure white, silky petals surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. This captivating short-lived perennial is 99% true to type; very occasionally the odd blue flower may appear. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Meconopsis betonicifolia - a stunning blue Himilayan Poppy that will certainly make an impact on its own, let alone as part of this collection. The large bowl shaped blooms will have a dramtic effect and are certainly worth a place in your garden. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread 45cm (18").

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    • 3 x 7cm potted meconopsis plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 6 x 7cm potted meconopsis plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £29.99

Lavender stoechas 'The Princess'

Lavender stoechas

  • The reigning princess of the lavender world
  • A truly hardy French lavender
  • Ideal for pots and low hedging

French lavenders have a reputation for variable hardiness, making the tougher English types a more popular option. Now you can grow French lavender with confidence thanks to the true hardy habit of French Lavender ‘The Princess’. This compact, tidy variety produces fat pink flowerheads topped with twisted pink wings. The fragrance and colour can be enjoyed in patio pots, sunny free-draining borders or as a low hedging option. The bees will be buzzing when you add this fragrant French lavender to your summer displays. Height and spread: 75cm (30").
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    • 1 x 8cm potted lavender plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 3 x 8cm potted lavender plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

Rose 'Ebb Tide'

Rosa

  • Sumptuous plum-purple blooms
  • Old fashioned English rose
  • Modern disease resistance and vigour

A modern rose with antique English blooms. The seductive plum-purple flowers exude a heady fragrance that will rival your favourite perfume! Shorter than traditional floribunda types, Rose ‘Ebb Tide’ makes a lovely specimen shrub for patio pots as well as mixed borders. Disease resistant plants are free branching, going on to produce a succession of fruity flowers through the summer. Height and spread: 75cm (30").
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    • 1 bare root rose plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 bare root rose plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
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    • £19.99

Clematis 'Picotee Kiss'

  • Large blooms for big impact
  • Each petal like a lipstick kiss!
  • Flowers in spring and again in summer

One of the finest hardy clematis introductions in recent years, expect Clematis ‘Picotee Kiss’ to be a future classic. The dazzling pink picotee-edged blooms, each up to 15cm (6in) across, have amazed us on the trial ground, adorning the plants in abundance - once in spring and again in summer! Enjoy the first flush of blooms through May-June, then watch the plants flush into colour again though July-September. Each petal looks like a lipstick kiss! Be one of the first UK gardeners to cover walls, fences and trellis with the stand-out flowers of Clematis ‘Picotee Kiss’. Height: 210cm (83"). Spread 100cm (39"). Pruning Group 2.
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    • 1 x 7cm potted clematis plant

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £13.99
    • 2 x 7cm potted clematis plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £19.99

Leonotis leonorus

  • A tropical you can treat like a fuchsia
  • Architectural flower spikes
  • Wow factor border plant

A startling, seldom-grown border plant. Robust, clump-forming plants have a similar habit to euphorbias, producing foliage spikes topped with highly unique flower heads in vivid orange shades. Grow in the same way as tender fuchsias, covering with fleece or lifting over the winter months. Make sure to try a few of the unusual stems in vases for a stunning indoor display! Height: 200cm (78"). Spread: 120cm (47").
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    • 3 leonotis Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 6 leonotis Postiplugs

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £14.99

Salvia Collection

  • Award winning selection
  • 7 months of colour
  • Drought tolerant and fuss-free

We’ve paired together our two favourite salvia introductions of recent years. Enjoy the reddish-purple flowers of Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ alongside the scarlet-red funnels of ‘Ember’s Wish’ - a match made in heaven for border and container displays. ‘Love and Wishes’ won best new variety at the Grower of the Year awards 2016, and was 3rd place in the 2015 RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year. We think ‘Ember’s Wish’ matches it in looks and performance. Developed in Australia, both are drought-tolerant and fuss-free, and truly hardy for years of enjoyment in UK gardens. Flowering from May to November we can’t think of a harder working perennial for your garden. Height and Spread: 75cm (30").
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    • 2 x salvia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 4 x salvia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 8 x salvia jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of August 2016
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    • £19.99

Cornus 'Royal Red'

Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Chief’

  • Grow as a tree or upright shrub
  • Vibrant red ‘flowers’
  • Must-have designer’s plant

Flowering dogwoods have become a design staple in recent years, featuring heavily in RHS show gardens. They have gained a big following from garden designers and home gardeners alike. Be a trendsetter with this new red flowering version. Cornus ‘Royal Red’ produces a profusion of blushing ‘bracts’ around simple nectar-laden blooms, which will draw butterflies and other pollinators from near and far. This compact cornus can be grown as a small tree, or if basal growth is left to mature, it will form into a neat upright shrub. Either way it’s an ideal option for adding shape and height to small garden displays. Cornus ‘Royal Red’ can also be grown in large containers. Height 180cm (71"). spread 180cm (71")
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    • 1 x 1 litre cornus plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99
    • 2 x 1 litre cornus plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £29.99

Meconopsis betonicifolia

Meconopsis betonicifolia - a stunning blue Himilayan Poppy that will certainly make an impact on its own, let alone as part of this collection. The large bowl shaped blooms will have a dramtic effect and are certainly worth a place in your garden. Height: 120cm (47"). Spread 45cm (18"). More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
    •  
    • £11.99

Stenocarpus sinuatus

One of Australia's most spectacular trees, now available in the UK! Despite the exotic flowers and prehistoric-looking foliage, the Firewheel Tree is surprisingly adaptable to UK conditions and will perform strongly in sunny sheltered corner of the garden, making a stand out specimen container plant. We’ve seen this unusual tree coming through UK winters outside in the garden, but to ensure years of enjoyment from this wow factor plant we recommend moving it to a frost free location overwinter. For those with can be grown in a sheltered corner of the UK, or in the conservatory. Each flower takes on the appearance of an exotic firewheel. Height: 250cm (98"). Spread: 100cm (39"). More info
    • 1 x 12cm potted stenocarpus plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £12.99
    • 2 x 12cm potted stenocarpus plants

    • Despatch: By end of June 2016
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    • £19.99

Coronilla glauca 'Citrina'

  • Compact evergreen ideal for small gardens
  • Endless show of scented pea-like blooms
  • Contrasting blue-green foliage

Coronilla ‘Citrina’ will light up the garden in winter with an abundance of lemon-yellow pea-like blooms and just keep going. We've had reports of this easy to grow shrub flowering for 9 months or more, making it a hard-working addition to the garden scene. Hardy Coronilla ‘Citrina’ shows off its sweet-scented blooms against unusual blue-green foliage. A versatile shrub for almost any garden situation, performing particularly well in exposed locations and coastal areas. A compact, rounded habit makes this tough little performer ideal for patio containers where you really get to appreciate the scent and pretty petite blooms. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 90cm (36").
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    • 1 x 2 litre potted coronilla plant

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £14.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted coronilla plants

    • Despatch: By end of July 2016
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    • £19.99

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba'

Meconopsis betonicifolia 'Alba', rarely seen, this stunning white form of the Himalayan blue poppy is a real eye-catcher in late spring and early summer. Pure white, silky petals surround golden yellow stamens to form clear, single blooms up to 10cm (4") across. This captivating short-lived perennial is 99% true to type; very occasionally the odd blue flower may appear. Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 50cm (20"). More info
    • 1 x 7cm potted meconopsis plant

    • Despatch: By end of November 2016
    •  
    • £11.99

Strawberry 'Cherry Berry'

Fragaria x ananassa

  • The darkest strawberry fruits we’ve seen
  • Super sweet variety you won’t find in shops
  • Grows like any traditional red variety

You won’t see this dark skinned strawberry at the supermarket, despite its intensely sweet rich flavour. Retailers think shoppers will assume they’re over-ripe and leave them on the shelf, but us gardeners know different! The darker the fruits, the sweeter the flavour gets with Strawberry Cherry Berry. As fruits ripen and get sweeter, they turn an intense deep red, verging on purple! Just as hardy and high yielding as our favourite red varieties, be among the first to grow this very unique fruit in the UK. Height and Spread: 25cm (10")
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    • 3 x 7cm potted strawberry plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
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    • £9.99
    • 6 x 7cm potted strawberry plants

    • Despatch: By end of September 2016
    •  
    • £14.99