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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
Rose 'Centre Spot Collection'
This collection comprises; 'For Your Eyes Only','Blue Eyes', and 'Bright As A Button'.
Rose 'For Your Eyes Only' - Early to flower, then continually blooming right through summer and into autumn. Be the first in your street to grow 'For Your Eyes Only' - Rose of the Year 2015. It's unique open flowers with central blotching are set to change the face of modern roses.
Rose 'Blue Eyes' - Highly-sought-after rose with almost peony-like blooms of up to 10cm (4in) across, which repeat all summer. Unusual colouring, particularly the deep blue-purple central blotch, healthy foliage and a fabulous scent make this wonderful rose a real head-turner in pots and border displays.
Rose 'Bright As A Button' - The dense glossy green foliage makes this magnificent persica rose ideal for filling bare spots in garden borders. But it's the repeat-flowering scented blooms, from May to October, that make 'Bright As A Button' a real stand out beauty. Cut the scented blooms for indoor use and new pink flowers will just keep on coming, revealing vivid burgundy and gold centres as they open. More info
Rose multiflora nana perpetua 'Garden Party' (Miniature Rose)
This lovely miniature rose is bred for improved germination making it easy to grow from seed. Flowering in its first year from an early sowing, Rose multiflora nana perpetua 'Garden Party' produces wide, open blooms in delicate shades of rose and pale pink. Perfect for edging beds and borders or growing in containers as an attractive centre piece for the patio table. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 35cm (14").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
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Viburnum x bodnantense 'Charles Lamont' (Large Plant)
Viburnum are a popular shrub in the UK thanks to their tough, hardy, resilient behaviour in almost any garden situation. The ‘Charles Lamont’ variety gives excellent winter colour with pretty pink, heavily scented flowers, borne on the bare stems from November to March. Cut some of these stems to enjoy in vases indoors.
The dark pink blooms of this Viburnum will fade slowly to white before producing small, round, purple berries in summer. By autumn, the foliage of the plant transforms to vibrant shades of orange and yellow. ‘Charles Lamont’ is accredited with an RHS AGM, due to its ease of growth, and particularly long season of interest. Height: 300cm (9.8’). Spread: 200cm (6.5’).More info
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