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ABUTILON MALVACEAE
vitifolium
. Contrary to popular belief this Abutilon is very winter hardy here, large pale lilac flowers produced in abundance in early summer, over a solid frame of hairy evergreen vine leaf foliage. A shrub growing some 10 feet, for full sun. £4.50 summer availability
CHILE

BUDDLEIA BUDDLEJACEAE
globosa AGM
. Orange ball buddleia. A fast growing shrub, with lanceolate, semi evergreen foliage, providing excellent wind shelter. Large panicles of marble sized tangerine orange flowers in early summer, growing to 10ft for full sun, and tolerant of dry soil. £4.50
ANDES OF CHILE PERU, & ARGENTINA

CEANOTHUS RHAMNACEAE
thyrsiflorus `Repens`. Creeping Blue Blossom`
A hardy mound forming shrub that alternatively can be trained up a wall, producing Cambridge Blue flowers in early summer for full sun. £4.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

CISTUS CISTACEAE
x argenteus `Silver Pink`
. Sun rose, surprisingly hardy growing here on poor dry soil in an exposed situation forming a wide spreading shrub. As with all sun roses flowers appear each morning, to be by midday a carpet of petals. A light trim in late winter retains a compact shape, 24ins. £5.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

COTONEASTER ROSACEAE
congestus `Nanus`
. A completely prostrate mat of evergreen foliage, with small red berries, for full sun or part shade, and tolerant of dry soil. £3.75
HIMALAYA

CLEMATIS RANUNCULACEAE
tangutica
. A vigorous climber growing up to more than 15feet, pendulous yellow flowers followed by round silky seed heads, ideal for growing into trees. £5.00
MONGOLIA TO N. W. CHINA

CYTISUS PAPILIONACEAE
procumbens
. Prostrate broom, yellow flowers borne in profusion in mid summer over a ground hugging skeleton furnished with tiny leaves, requiring full sun and a well-drained soil. Growing no more than 4ins but spreading over 36ins. £3.30
S.E. EUROPE

DAPHNE (Caution toxic if eaten) THYMELAEACEAE
tangutica AGM
. Succulent glossy evergreen foliage with discrete but extremely fragrant pale purple flowers in spring, and later followed by numerous round red berries. A compact shrub growing to 24ins but spreading up to 48ins, for a free draining retentive soil in full sun. £6.50
CHINA

HEDERA (Harmful if eaten/skin allergen) ARALIACEAE
Both cultivars listed below respond very well to clipping in late summer, enabling them to have their knarled old bones insulated with fresh foliage for winter.

helix 'Ivalace' AGM. Crisp green foliage, with slightly ruffled edges to the leaves, excellent for vertical topiary, give it a try on a naked wall or fence. £4.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

Hedera helix`Buttercup`. Golden yellow foliage that remains consistently coloured, although prone to scorch in full sun, ours effectively camouflages a poor stonewall. £4.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

HYPERICUM CLUSIACEAE
x inodorum 'Elstead'
. Small but abundant yellow flowers late summer onwards, followed by red fruit that remain as attractive seed capsules through the winter. Growing best in full sun but tolerant of partial shade. Pruning hard in late winter retains a compact plant, 36ins. £4.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

ILEX AQUIFOLIACEAE
x altaclerensis 'Golden King' AGM
. Highclere Holly, glossy evergreen foliage, strongly margined yellow, with copious quantities of bright red fruits, tolerant of shade but colouring much better in full sun. A plant to gladden the heart in winter, I have on this dark December day just collected sprigs laden with berries to decorate the house for Christmas a small tree or large shrub that responds well to clipping. £6.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

LEYCESTERIA CAPRIFOLIACEAE
crocothyrsos
. Yellow flowers in April followed by small green fruits, growing to 6ft, although tender survives here in woodland conditions, in the shelter of Pine trees. £5.00
ASSAM

formosa. Pheasant Berry or Himalayan Honeysuckle, arching hollow bamboo like stems up to 8ft, which provide form in the winter. Pink flowers on long racemes mid summer followed by dropping clusters of red berries, thinning old canes in winter, encourages a fresh crop of stems. £4.50
HIMALAYA

LONICERA CAPRIFOLIACEAE
fragrantissima
. Numerous small sweetly scented pale cream flowers late winter followed by red berries in early summer, semi evergreen foliage and tolerant of partial shade, 6ft. £5.00
CHINA

nitida `Baggescens Gold` AGM. Golden evergreen foliage colouring best in full, tolerant of wind exposure and most soil types, either grow as a free growing shrub where it can grow up to 8ft, or clip to a desired shape whether it be a dome or a peacock. £4.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

NEILLIA ROSACEAE
affinis
. Compact racemes of shrimp pink flowers, growing up to 6feet with plum red autumn foliage, full sun or light shade. A Vigorous upright habit, with the vigour and shape retained by removing old canes. £5.00
CHINA

PHILADELPHUS HYDRANGEACEAE
coronarius `Aureus` AGM
. A splendid golden foliage plant that brings light to a shaded spot, white aromatic flowers in mid summer. Growing up to 8ft and 6ft across but easily pruned, best grown in partial shade to avoid scorching in the heat of the mid day sun, a distant memory as I write this in mid winter! £5.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

PHLOMIS LAMIACEAE
Edward Bowles
. NEW FOR 2004 . Velvety grey heart shaped leaves, with sulphur yellow flowers summer until Autumn, for full sun in a well drained position. £4.50

Phlomis fruticosa AGM. Jerusalem sage. Masses of felted evergreen foliage with whorls of yellow flowers in summer. A plant for free draining soil in full sun, growing up to 36ins, but spreading much wider at more than 5feet. £3.50
MEDITERRANEAN

PIPTANTHUS PAPILIONACEAE
nepalensis
. Fresh trifoliate partially evergreen foliage that provides a foil for the clusters of yellow flowers in late spring, these are followed by long pendulous seed pods that remain well into late winter and rattle in the wind. For fertile well drained soil in a sheltered position, and growing up to 10feet. £4.00
HIMALAYA

POTENTILLA ROSACEAE
`Harlow Cream`
. Clusters of large creamy white flowers, which first flush in mid summer, then intermittently onwards. Best in full sun but tolerant of partial shade and dry soil, growing up to 3feet however a run over with the shears in winter results in a more compact plant. £4.50
GARDEN ORIGIN

RUBUS ROSACEAE
`Benenden` AGM
. Large ice white, rose like flowers in early Summer, for full sun or partial shade, tolerant of dry soil, growing up to 8feet, old flower canes should be removed after flowering, to ensure a good display next season. £5.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

idaeus `Aureus`. Golden Raspberry. Leaves emerge golden yellow from a running dormant shrubby rootstock, in late winter. Useful for brightening shaded areas and looking startling with Dicentra spectabilis AGM, growing no more than 18ins, spreading but never a problem. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

SAMBUCUS CAPRIFOLIACEAE
racemosa `Plumosa Aurea`
. Red berried Elder, finely divided golden foliage with plumes of pale yellow flowers that are followed by clusters of red berries achieving 8feet high by as much across, for partial shade and tolerant of dry soil, responds well to pruning hard back to achieve a luxuriant effect in summer. £5.00
GARDEN ORIGIN

SANTOLINA ASTERACEAE
pinnata subsp. neapolitana 'Edward Bowles'
. Finely divided green foliage with pale yellow button flowers in summer, growing up to 14ins however prune hard back in spring to retain a compact and vigorous plant, growing best in free draining soil in full sun. £3.75
GARDEN ORIGIN

MALUS
domestica `Scotch Bridget`
. For those that want something different we are able to offer pot grown plants of our old apple trees these are produced by cuttings, giving vigorous trees that will withstand heavy pruning to create small trees. The fruit when ripe eat well; we store half a dozen crates each year to see us through the winter. However they are produced in such abundance that the birds feast on them for weeks on end. On our thin soil of quarry spoil the fruit are not large, however if the young fruits are thinned a smaller but larger crop is produced. £5.50

pinnata `Superba` AGM. Bronzed tinted glossy palmate foliage that creates a wonderful architectural form, growing over 3ft, with bright pink flowers in summer for moist shade.
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