Plant List

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Conifers

Abies balsamaea 'Nana'
A popular, dwarf conifer with a neat, attractive look at all times. Excellent in sink or rock gardens. Bright, lime - green new foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Abies concolor
A beautiful, large tree with smooth, grey bark. Leaves are light grey - green to bright silvery blue.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Abies grandis
Glossy, dark green leaves tipped with lush, light green of great beauty in spring. Superb specimen tree, which tolerates shade and chalky soils.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Abies koreana
A small, slow growing tree. Violet - purple cones, green needles, white beneath. Superb specimen tree, especially in confined spaces.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Abies nordmanniana
Beautiful, large growing fir of great ornamental value. Shining, dark green leaves. Cones lime - green when young. Disease resistant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Abies procera 'Glauca'
A much sought after conifer with its lovely silver - blue foliage. A low, spreading bush for the front of the border.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Actinidia deliciosa 'Hayward'
The large fruits of this selection, which store well, have made it by far the most popular fruiting cultivar. Needs a male plant to pollinate.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Araucaria araucana
Stiff, prickly branches of unique appearance. Very slow when young but becomes a large tree in time.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'
A small weeping tree whose silver blue leaves can be used to great effect.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
One of the most spectacular of all blue conifers. A large tree with beautiful almost horizontal branches, renowned for its grandeur. Makes a lovely specimen tree for the larger garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cedrus deodara
Graceful, elegant, gentle weeping pyramid of glaucous green. Excellent specimen tree for the large garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'
Golden colour on exposed leaf. Unusual tree which is slower growing and smaller in stature than the normal.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cedrus deodara 'Golden Horizon'
A golden cedar which is flat growing and spreading. As with all Cedars, it eventually becomes large, so allow plenty of room.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cedrus deodara 'Pendula'
A form with pendant branches which hug the ground. Allow plenty of room for growth and prune to shape regularly to avoid production of a leader, which will make the plant lose its more dwarf habit.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cedrus libani
Slow when young becoming a large architectural tree with tiered branches and characteristic flat top. Green or greyish - green leaves. An interesting tree of innumerable and historical associations.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cephalotaxus harrintonii
A conifer from the Himalayas which has a yew - like appearance. Large shrub or small tree, of dense, bushy growth. Mid - green foliage, oval, pendulous, olive - green fruits.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Alumigold'
Attractive pyramidal conifer with sprays of foliage, edged gold. Branches dense, compact and ascending. A medium - sized conifer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Broomhill Gold'
Medium - sized conifer of dense compact growth, columnar when young. Golden - yellow foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Chilworth Silver'
A slow growing columnar conifer whose young growth is an attractive silvery blue.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Columnaris Glauca'
A dense conical tree with glaucous, blue foliage. Ascending, flattened branches make this one of the best narrow growing conifers for the smaller garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoodii'
The erect branches on this conifer grow slowly to produce a dense column. The green foliage becomes steel blue in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoods Gold'
A compact, columnar conifer of slow growth. Tips are yellow tinged in spring and summer. Good conifer for containers, large rock gardens or borders.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwoods Pillar'
Attractive, dwarf, columnar conifer. Ideal for rock gardens, with feathery blue - grey foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Erecta Viridis'
A medium - sized, dense tree of compact growth, columnar when young, broadening with age. Foliage bright, rich, green in large flattened sprays.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Fletcheri'
Blue - green dense column, of medium size.. Slow growing, but too large for a rock garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Golden Pot'
A delightful golden green dwarf conifer, compact and well shaped. Good in rock gardens or containers. Plant in sun for best colour.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Golden Wonder'
A well named, medium - sized, golden pyramid. An excellent specimen conifer for lawn or large border.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Green Globe'
A very dense, dwarf bush of rounded habit. Foliage deep, bright green, in short, tightly congested sprays.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Lanei Aurea'
A popular golden lawson. Very bright colouring all year which is particularly good during winter months. Resistant to wind burn. A medium - sized, columnar tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Minima Aurea'
Wonderful golden yellow dwarf with foliage held in fans, soft to the touch. Worth a place in any garden. Will grow in a sink garden, rockery or border.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Pelts Blue'
A small conical tree grown for its blue grey foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Pembury Blue'
The bluest of all lawsons. A medium - sized, conical tree, with sprays of silver - blue foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Pygmaea Argentea'
Inner foliage dark green, outer margins creamy white. Outstanding gem to grace a rockery. Dwarf, slow growing bush of rounded habit.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Stardust'
This outstanding conifer has bright yellow young growth which contrasts with the dark

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia'
Bright green, mushroom - shaped, spreading bush. Slow growing, eventually medium - sized conifer. Bright green sprays of foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Wisselii'
A distinctive fast growing conifers which forms a slender conical shape. Dark green foliage and small crimson red male cones in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula'
An extremely elegant tree. It's upward sweeping branches are covered in gracefully hanging branchlets. Dark blue-green foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Aurea'
One of the best dwarf, gold conifers. Loose tiered sprays of golden foliage. Ideal for rock gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea'
Forms a beautiful 'mop' of bright gold threads of foliage. Unusual and bright all year round. Excellent in rock gardens or in containers. Can burn in full sun.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Nana Aureovariegata'
A ground hugging, bun shaped conifer with attractive golden variegated foliage. Good in rock or sink gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Aurea'
This medium sized conifer has soft feathery foliage which changes from bright yellow when young to a deeper golden yellow.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Squarrosa Sulphurea'
Similar to squarrosa in habit but with sulphur - yellow spring foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Squarrosa'
A small to medium tree of broadly conical outline. The dense foliage is soft to the touch.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Ericoides'
Attractive, small, conical bush with soft juvenile foliage, colouring an attractive plum colour in winter and a soft blue - grey in spring and summer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Aurea'
A slower growing form of cryptomeria. Its bright yellow-green foliage will turn bronze in cold winters.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans'
A large bush with soft, feathery foliage, rustic bronze in autumn and winter. Light green in spring and summer with red tips. Good background for winter shrubs or makes an interesting specimen.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cryptomeria japonica 'Vilmoriniana'
Very slow growing, dwarf, conifer which has rich green feathery foliage, turning bronze in winter. Suitable for rock gardens or containers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cupressocyparis Ieylandii 'Castlewellan Gold'
Golden leaved form of this well known evergreen hedging plant. Will make a substantial tree when planted singly.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cupressocyparis leylandii
The fastest growing green conifer. Mainly used in hedging but forms a large, noble tree, of columnar habit. Tolerant of coastal areas and chalk.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Gold Rider'
Brightest golden hedging conifer which also makes a good specimen. It stands full sun and does not burn.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'
Medium -sized, narrowly columnar, dense, compact tree which has rich yellow, feathery juvenile foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Cupressus macrocarpa 'Golden Pillar'
A small - sized, narrowly columnar, dense compact tree with rich yellow, feathery young foliage. A useful tree for adding colour throughout the year.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps'
A striking form with steel - blue foliage. Large, vigorous, columnar tree of medium - size.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus chinensis 'Pyramidalis'
A dense, slow growing, conical bush with glaucous, prickly foliage. Good in tubs or rock gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus chinensis 'San Jose'
Dwarf shrub, with prostrate branches, slowly forming a dense carpet. Leaves grey-green. Fruits blue.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus chinensis 'Stricta'
Slow growing compact, narrow pyramid of blue prickly foliage. Excellent specimen conifer or will grow in containers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus communis 'Compressa'
True perfect miniature cigar-shaped conifer which grows no more than 5cm a year. Ideal for sinks or rock gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus communis 'Gold Cone'
Attractive conical plant with golden foliage. Slow growing to medium size.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus communis 'Green Carpet'
Wide spreading habit. Forms a dense, flat carpet of green foliage. Good ground cover.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus communis 'Hibernica'
A hardy conifer whose dense columnar habit makes it ideal for formal gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus communis 'Hornbrookii'
Very flat growing conifer the tight green foliage creeps over the ground.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus communis 'Repanda'
A dwarf, carpet forming, conifer. Excellent ground cover. Mid - green, curly foliage which is slightly bronze - tinted in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus communis 'Sentinel'
Beautiful slow growing conifer forming a compact column of blue green foliage. Suitable for the larger rock garden, border or container.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus gracilis 'Grey Owl'
Vigorous shrub with wide spreading, prostrate, branches and soft, silvery grey foliage. Suitable for large borders or under trees as ground cover.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'
A low prostrate conifer, with deep bluish grey foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus horizontalis 'Glauca'
Very flat growing, blue ground cover. Slender sprays spread to make a small to medium - sized horizontal conifer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus media 'Gold Coast'
A low growing, golden conifer. Flat topped and wide spreading.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus media 'Mint Julep'
A spreading, flat - topped bush with beautiful mint - green foliage. Arching and spreading habit. Suitable in large borders or in containers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus media 'Old Gold'
Similar to Pfitzeriana Aurea but with more compact spreading habit. One of the few spreading golden conifers available.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus media 'Pfitzeriana Aurea'
Vigorous spreading conifer with golden foliage. Good, horizontal ground cover. One of the few golden foliaged spreading conifers available.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus media 'Sulphur Spray'
Semi - prostrate Juniper with striking, sulphur - yellow foliage, especially in spring. Similar to 'Hetzi', but slower growing to medium size.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
Bright apple green foliage with a prostrate habit. A really good ground cover plant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus sabina 'Tamariscifolia'
A low growing, wide spreading, flat - topped bush. Compact, horizontally - packed, bright green branches. Very popular, architectural plant. Useful for dry areas.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'
Lovely, slender, blue - grey conifer eventually reaching up to 15ft. Probably an improvement on 'Skyrocket'

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket'
Attractive, narrow, columnar blue green conifer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'
Makes a splendid, steel - blue carpet. Excellent ground cover, especially in dry, sunny areas.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'
Forms a low growing, mound of steel - blue, spiky foliage. Excellent in rock gardens containers or borders. Plant with golden varieties for a dazzling effect. Especially drought tolerant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus squamata 'Meyeri'
Semi - erect habit, with stout, ascending, angular branches and glaucous, blue foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Juniperus virginiana 'Hetzi'
A medium to large, wide spreading conifer. Vigorous, glaucous blue with arching branches.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Larix decidua
A large deciduous tree with a slender, cone - shaped crown when young. Young shoots are fresh, lime- green, yellow in autumn. Dislikes wet to chalky soils.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Larix leptolepsis 'Kaempferi'
Vigorous, deciduous, large tree. Leaves sea - green, turning pale yellow in autumn. Reddish, bare twigs have a purple haze in winter. Withstands exposure well.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Vigorous, deciduous conifer with light green leaves which turn pink and yellow in autumn. A large tree which needs a lot of space and deep, moist rich soil in order to look its best. Shaggy, cinnamon - brown bark.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea abies
Conifer grown as the traditional Christmas tree. Fast growing, large tree with dark green needles.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea abies 'Nidiformis'
Spreading flat topped, dwarf bush. Bright green growths in spring. Commonly called the 'Birds Nest Conifer'.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea breweriana
A most beautiful weeping conifer. Foliage trails in long streamers. New growths lime - green, turning dark green. Medium to large tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea glauca var 'Albertiniana Conica'
A dwarf conifer which in time grows to a perfect cone shape. Bright green foliage. Its small size and slow growth rate makes it perfect for container planting.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea mariana 'Nana'
A slow growing dwarf conifer and ideal subject for the rock garden. Dense blue-green foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea omorika
Fast, tall, graceful tree. Medium to large growing, with drooping branches at tips and bluish needles. Branches grow right down to base of tree. An excellent lawn specimen.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea orientalis 'Aurea'
A really beautiful, slow growing specimen. Young shoots bright creamy yellow in spring and summer. Very eye catching in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'
Highly ornamental, globular, dwarf conifer for rock garden or containers. Beautiful blue foliage which is particularly lovely in spring.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
A really beautiful, slow growing specimen. Small to medium - sized, of dense conical habit and vivid, blue foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Picea pungens 'Kosteri'
Highly ornamental conifer with intense blue foliage. Small to medium - sized, conical tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus aristata
Slow growing conifer which produces a large shrub or small tree. The needles are a deep bluish-green often flecked with white resin.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus contorta
A vigorous, medium to large tree with yellowish - green leaves. Dislikes chalky soils, but suitable for stony or sandy land. Sometimes used for fixing sand dunes in maritime areas.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus mugo
Very hardy, small tree of dense, bushy habit. Very lime tolerant and will grow in almost any soil and situation.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus mugo 'Gnom'
Popular and beautiful, neat bush forming a dark green, globular mound. Excellent in rock gardens or containers.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus mugo 'Mops'
Very hardy dwarf pine. Dense, slow growth to a globular shape. Excellent with heathers and in rock gardens. Young spring shoots are light green and most attractive.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus mugo 'Ophir'
An unusual, dwarf mountain pine with attractive blue/green needles which turn yellow in winter. Slow growing, compact and bun - shaped.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus mugo 'Pumilo'
Compact, rounded bun of short rich green needles. Excellent in containers or large rock gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus mugo mughus
A dwarf pine reaching only 6' at maturity. Lovely conifer with a rounded crown ideal for a Japanese garden or alpine border.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus nigra
Dark green foliage becoming umbrella - shaped. Eventually a very large tree. Excellent wind break and thrives in chalky soils and maritime areas.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus radiata
A large, fast growing tree which is well suited to maritime areas. The tree has attractive dark brown, deeply fissured bark.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus strobus
A large tree, conical when young, later developing a rounded head with glaucous - green foliage. Fast growing and ornamental.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus sylestris 'Watereri'
A slow growing pine which forms a dense rounded bush or small tree. Highly ornamental with clusters of cones when young.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus sylvestris
Our only native pine. A large, tall stemmed tree with a rounded top when mature. A lovely blue - green foliage. May be grown in all types of soil, except wet, in bleak conditions.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pinus wallichiana
Elegant, broad - headed pine. Blue - green, long leaves. A graceful, attractive tree with its resin - smeared, pendent cones. Moderately lime tolerant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Pseudotsuga menziesi
A fast growing, large tree. Mature specimens have corky bark and down swept branches. The tallest tree in Britain.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sciadopitys verticillata
Slow growing, unique conifer. Dense and conical when young. Leaves in attractive whorls like the spokes of an umbrella. Peeling bark and attractive, green cones.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Sequoiadendron giganteum
A very big tree eventually, slow at first. Deeply furrowed, reddish - brown bark. Young trees have densely conical habit, older trees have widely spaced down - swept branches. Can live up to 3,000 years.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxodium distichum
A stunning large, deciduous tree ideal for moist soils. Bright green foliage turns vivid yellow in autumn. Leaves linear, and flattened. Reddish - brown bark. Best if mound - planted on wet soil.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata
One of Britain's native conifers. Small to medium - sized tree. Dark green foliage. Often seen in church yards or grown as a hedge. Good drainage a necessity.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'
Distinct and unusual conifer. Wide spreading, pendulous branches grow from leading shoots. Good golden yellow colour especially in summer. Male form.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aurea'
An excellent, columnar, golden Yew. Foliage is brilliant gold spring and summer and holds some golden yellow foliage on exposed parts in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'
Compact, erect habit with dark green foliage. Forms an erect, narrow column when young, broader with age. A useful statement conifer,

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata 'Repandens'
A low growing, spreading variety which is ideal for ground cover in both sun and shade.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata 'Semperaurea'
A large, spreading conifer. Its ascending branches are covered in yellow foliage which turns golden with age.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata 'Standishii'
Very slow rich yellow column. A beautiful dwarf which keeps neat and tight in shape. Excellent for growing in containers or borders.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Taxus baccata 'Summergold'
A beautiful, low growing golden - yellow yew. Broadly spreading branches, make this a good ground covering shrub. Does not burn in full sun.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Globe'
A dwarf conifer which forms an attractive globe shape, with year round, golden foliage.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'
Very neat, dense globe of ascending shoots. Slow growing with bright green foliage. Ideal for rock gardens or containers. Perhaps the smallest form of all Thujas.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup'
Excellent slow growing pyramid, of rich apple - green foliage, throughout the year in spirally arranged sprays.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja occidentalis 'Little Gem'
A dwarf, flat topped conifer which grows wider than its height. Dark green foliage sometimes turns bronze in winter.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'
Popular low growing conical bush, rich deep gold in summer, amber - bronze in winter. Suitable for rock gardens - containers or borders.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'
Very popular slow growing bush of upright foliage. Bright yellow spring and summer. Yellow bronze autumn and winter. Bun shaped. A little gem for the rockery.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja plicata
A large, fast growing, ornamental tree which makes a good hedge. It's dark green foliage smells of pineapple when crushed.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja plicata 'Atrovirens'
Attractive, fast growing conifer that is ideal as a specimen tree or grown as a hedge. Foliage, aromatic, and dark, glossy green.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thuja plicata 'Zebrina'
Beautiful, free growing, conical tree with bands of bright yellow and green variegated foliage, which gives an overall golden effect. Medium - sized conifer.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thujopsis dolobrata
A distinctive and attractive large shrub or small tree of dense , broadly conical habit. Leaves are dark green above, silver beneath.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Thujopsis dolobrata 'Variegata'
Bold patches of creamy white on rich green foliage. Large shrub or small tree.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tsuga canadensis
This shade loving tree often develops a branched trunk in cultivation. The soft needles are glossy green on the top side and glaucus grey beneath.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh'
A dwarf conifer which is ball shaped with light green, soft foliage and branches arching from the centre. Excellent in rock gardens.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tsuga canadensis 'Nana'
Dwarf, mound forming conifer. Slow growing of graceful, spreading habit. Suitable for growing in a large rock garden.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'
A very attractive form ideal as a specimen plant. The dense weeping branches form into a mound shaped plant.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil


Tsuga heterophylla
A large, fast growing tree with gracefully spreading branches. A beautiful conifer particularly as a single specimen.

  • Evergreen
  • Acid soil
  • Well drained soil
  • Full sun
  • Half sun
  • Shade
  • Award garden merit
  • Moist soil
  • Dry soil
  • Wet soil