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Shrubs and roses are great for filling gaps and adding interest to your beds and borders. There are many that are easy to grow and care for and will give you years of pleasure, making this range of plants great value for money! View our video on How to plant shrubs and take a look at Michael Perry's (New Product Development Manager) Top 5 shrub recommendations
Lavender 'Mini Blue'
Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender
A delightful dwarf lavender flowering in its first year from an early sowing! Compact, rounded plants quickly become smothered with masses of highly fragrant, deep purple lavender flowers from mid-summer onwards, which are highly attractive to bees. With impressive garden performance, Lavender 'Mini Blue' is ideal for growing in containers or used as a neat evergreen edging to beds and borders. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 35cm (14").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
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Heather x darleyensis (Large Plant)
Evergreen Heathers are very popular in the garden for their clusters of lilac-pink flowers which are tough and weatherproof, persisting from December to May! The winter flowering period is also really useful for brightening a dull time of year in the garden, and plants are easy to grow and suitable for small gardens.
Unlike some heathers, Erica darleyensis does not need an acidic soil. Plant Erica darleyensis into borders, rockeries, onto slopes and banks, or plant up some mixed containers with Heather, winter Pansies and Ivy. You can even try Heather in drifts beneath trees and shrubs, it makes an exceptionally good weed-beating ground cover. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 60cm (24").More info
Berberis buxifolia 'Nana' (Large Plant)
Berberis are popular, easy to grow, hardy evergreen shrubs for any type of soil. Berberis buxifolia ‘Nana' is a dwarf shrub, so it ideal for small gardens and gardens which are short of space.
Plants are shrubby, with dense mounds of deep green leaves, with delightful yellow flowers each spring, followed by autumn displays of blue berries. They make excellent, low maintenance hedging. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").More info
Erica x darleyensis 'Darley Dale' (Large Plant)
Erica 'Pink Perfection', HeatherThis pretty little Erica x darleyensis cultivar produces pale pink blooms, appearing from late winter to early spring. Heather ‘Darley Dale' is suitable for growing in almost any soil, making it a particularly useful variety. With a compact bushy habit, this neat little evergreen forms superb ground cover. Perfect for growing in raised beds, borders, containers and rockeries where it will attract pollinating insects to its nectar rich blooms. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 55cm (22"). More info
Fuchsia 'Azure Like It'
This new form of the ever popular variety Fuchsia 'Deltas Sarah' has the same steely blue flowers but with a shorter, more compact habit. Perfect for making a spectacular display in borders and patio containers year after year. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 40cm (16").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
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