Plant List

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Calamagrostis acut. 'Karl Foerster'
Tall feathery seed heads form plumes that bleach to straw in winter.

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


Calamagrostis acut. 'Overdam'
Variegated grass with tall plumes of light cream bleaching to white.

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


Calamagrostis acutiflora
Tall feathery plumes in late summer.

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


Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'
A medium sized shrub with clusters of bright purple berries freely produced and deep rose - purple foliage in autumn. Free fruiting selection.

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


Callistemon Citrinus
A vigorous, spreading shrub of medium size with narrow, rigid leaves that are lemon scented when crushed. Red bottle - brush flowers in summer. For a sheltered site.

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


Callistemon rigidus
A vigorous evergreen shrub of medium size with red bottle-brush flowers in summer. For a sheltered site.

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


Callistemon salignus
A medium - sized shrub with narrow rigid, leaves and dark red flower spikes in summer. Needs a sheltered, warm situation.

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


Calluna v. 'Allegro'
Heather cultivar that is taller than the species and with burgundy flowers.

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


Calluna v. 'County Wicklow'
A compact heather with pink double flowers.

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


Calluna v. 'Dakness'
A compact heather with crimson flowers.

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


Calluna v. 'Golden Feather'
A golden leaved heather with purple flowers.

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


Calluna v. 'H.E. Beale'
A heather with double, pale pink flowers.

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


Calluna v. 'Jan Dekker'
Downy grey leaves that show off the mauve flowers of this heather.

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


Calluna v. 'Kerstin'
Mauve flowers above downy grey foliage that is tipped with yellow in winter and red in spring. An A.G.M. heather.

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


Calluna v. 'Spitfire'
Gold leaves that turn orange and then red as winter progresses and with mauve flowers.

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


Calluna v. 'Tib'
Early into flower this heather has double, deep pink flowers.

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


Calluna vulgaris
Our native heather, a good ground cover with mauve flowers in late summer and autumn.

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


Caltha palustris alba
The familiar spring flowering marsh marigold of ponds but with white flowers.

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


Caltha palustris plena
Large, double golden flowers in spring on this marsh marigold.

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


Calycanthus floridus
A dense, bushy, medium - sized shrub with dark green, aromatic leaves. Interesting brownish - red flowers with numerous petals appear over a long period during the summer.

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


Camellia japonica ' Tiffany'
Large loose pink flowers.

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


Camellia japonica 'Brushfield Yellow'
Evergreen shrub with shiny dark green leaves. Flowers have creamy yellow outer petals and primrose yellow deeply ruffled inner petals.

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


Camellia japonica 'Kramer's Supreme'
Evergreen shrub. Large, fragrant, paeony form flowers are deep red.

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


Camellia japonica 'Lavinia Maggi'
Double flowers are white to very pale pink with splashes of bright cerise.

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


Camellia japonica 'Margaret Davies'
Double white flowers with unusual pink markings to the petal edges.

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


Camellia japonica 'Silver Anniversary'
Paeony form with very large white flowers.

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


Camellia sasanqua 'Hugh Evans'
Produces large numbers of single, fragrant pink flowers.

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


Camellia x williamsii 'Anticipation'
Upright habit. Paeony form deep pink flowers.

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


Camellia x williamsii 'Debbie'
Large vigorous evergreen shrub. Paeony form double pink flowers.

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


Camellia x williamsii 'Donation'
Strong growing shrub. Large semi double pale pink flowers.

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


Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon
Upright habit. Large semi double white flowers.

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


Camellia x williamsii 'Jury's Yellow'
Anemone type flowers creamy yellow outside petals surround a darker middle.

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


Camellia x williamsii 'Ruby Wedding'
As the name suggests a red flowering paeony type flower.

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


Campanula glomerata 'Acaulis'
A dwarf form with clusters of purple-blue bell flowers atop short stalks. Ideal for a rockery or alpine trough.

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


Campanula glomerata 'Superba'
Large heads of dark purple-violet bell flowers and an A.G.M. for this splendid bellflower.

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


Campanula lactiflora 'Loddon Anna'
Clusters of lilac-pink bells top metre high stalks, very floriferous, holds an A.G.M.

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


Campanula portenschlagiana
Alpine bellflower producing masses of small, purple bells above dense mats of foliage.

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


Campanula pos. 'Lisduggan Variety'
Sprays of star shaped lilac flowers that persist from June to November.

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


Campanula poscharskyana
Low mats of starry blue flowers in summer persisting into autumn.

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


Campsis radicans
A tall vine which climbs by tendrils but needs to be tied in initially. Large orange trumpet shaped flowers in late summer and early autumn. Needs a sheltered site.

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


Campsis radicans 'Flava'
A tall, strong - growing vine which climbs by use of tendrils but should be supported when young. Brilliant scarlet - orange, trumpet - shaped flowers from Aug - Sept.

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


Campsis tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'
A tall, slow growing, climber with lovely pinnate leaves and trumpet - shaped, yellow flowers during August and September.

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


Caragana arborescens
A small, shrubby tree with yellow flowers. It is valuable as one of the toughest and most accommodating of all plants, succeeding in the most exposed areas on all types of soil.

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


Caragana arborescens 'Lobergii'
An extremely graceful, medium - sized shrub with narrow, grass - like leaves and small yellow flowers. Very hardy and easy.

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


Caragana arborescens 'Walker'
A very attractive, weeping tree with fern like leaves. Yellow pea - like flowers in summer.

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


Caragena arborescens 'pendula'
An extremely graceful, small weeping tree with narrow, almost grass like foliage. Yellow pea - like flowers during early summer.

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


Carex buchananii
Evergreen with bronze strap like leaves.

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


Carex comans 'Bronze Form'
Clump - forming, perennial forming a mound of hair - like, dull brown leaves growing up to 45cm. Flowers June-August.

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


Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'
Low growing, clump forming grass of a lovely, silvery - green, curling at the tips. Looks good grown in a container. Grows to about 60cm.

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


Carex comans 'Small Red'
Evergreen sedge with dense tufts of reddish brown leaves.

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


Carex dispacea
Forms dense, reddish tufts up to 75cms tall with yellow - red or dark brown sheaths. Easily grown in moisture retentive soil.

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


Carex elata 'Aurea'
Richest, most brilliant golden - yellow grass. Clump forming to about 80cm. Loves a moist soil, but grows well in sun, light shade and normal conditions.

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


Carex flagellifera
Evergreen sedge with dense tufts of butterscotch brown leaves.

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


Carex morrowii
Tufts of long evergreen leaves with cream inflorescences in spring.

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


Carex morrowii 'Variegata'
Tufts of long evergreen leaves edged in cream.

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


Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'
A tight mound of arching evergreen leaves striped green and gold, to about 40cm. Deservedly popular. Sun or light shade in any reasonable soil, front of border.

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


Carex siderostica 'Variegata'
A striking, broad - leaved, slowly running sedge with white -streaked leaves up to 40cms long. One of the most ornamental of the hardy sedges.

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


Carex testacea
Tufts of evergreen leaves in shades of coppery orange with brown sedge flowers.

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


Carpenteria californica
A beautiful medium sized shrub. Large white flowers with golden anthers are produced in July. Needs a warm, sunny position.

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


Carpenteria californica 'Elizabeth'
A more compact form of this beautiful evergreen, whose large white, anemone like flowers appear in mid-summer. Needs a sheltered position in full sun to thrive.

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


Carpinus betulus
A large tree with beautiful grey bark and green leaves which turn yellow in autumn. Thrives on heavy, wet soil.

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


Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'
An upright, medium - sized, pyramidal tree. Leaves bright green and shiny turning gold and orange in autumn.

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


Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'
A dwarf, mushroom - headed tree with steeply pendulous branches. Easily grown, suitable for clay or chalky soils, in wet conditions.

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


Carpinus cordata
A slow growing, small tree with comparatively broad, deeply veined leaves, heart - shaped at the base. Green fruits in large clusters.

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


Carpinus henryana
A medium sized tree, the leaves of which taper to a point and are flushed with bronze when they first appear in spring.

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


Carpinus japonica
A slow growing, small tree with comparatively broad, deeply veined leaves, heart - shaped at the base. Green fruits in large clusters.

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


Carya ovata
The most valuable nut - producing species in the U.S. A handsome, medium to large tree, with rich, yellow autumn colour.

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


Caryopteris clandonensis 'Grand Bleu'
Intense blue flowers in late summer on a small shrub with aromatic foliage.

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


Caryopteris clandonensis 'Heavenly Blue'
Small, graceful shrub with aromatic blue - grey foliage. Masses of mid - blue flowers through August, Sept, Oct.

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


Caryopteris clandonensis 'Kew Blue'
Small shrub with aromatic, grey leaves. Bright blue flowers through August and Sept.

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


Caryopteris clandonensis 'Worcester Gold'
A small shrub with lovely gold foliage and dark blue flowers over a long period during the summer.

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


Castanea sativa
A large, stately tree which produces edible nuts in autumn. Shining green, toothed leaves. Pale yellow, cord - like catkins in July. Fast growing.

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


Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata'
A large tree with white - edged foliage. Fruits have white spines.

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


Catalpa bignoniodes
A medium - sized tree with large, heart - shaped leaves. Flowers white with yellow and purple markings in July and August, followed by slender, pendulous pods.

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


Catalpa bignoniodes 'Aurea'
A striking form with yellow leaves and white flowers with yellow and purple markings. Once of the best trees of its colour. For a sheltered, lightly shaded situation.

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


Catalpa erubescens 'Purpurea'
A medium - sized tree. Young leaves and growths are dark purple, turning to dark green in late July. Numerous white flowers with yellow markings are produced in summer. Plant in a sheltered spot.

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


Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue'
Abundant, sky - blue flowers from late summer until autumn. Excellent wall shrub doing best in a sunny situation. Possibly one of the hardiest evergreen Ceanothus.

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


Ceanothus 'Blue Mound'
A dense, bushy, small to medium - sized shrub with clusters of bright blue flowers in spring and again in autumn. An excellent shrub for a sunny spot.

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


Ceanothus 'Concha'
A dense, medium - sized shrub with arching branches and narrow dark green leaves. A profusion of dark blue flowers appear in summer.

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


Ceanothus 'Dark Star'
Spreading evergreen shrub with deep blue-purple flowers in spring.

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


Ceanothus 'Delight'
Splendid hardy wall shrub. Long panicles of rich blue flowers in spring.

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


Ceanothus 'Italian Skies'
A medium - sized shrub which produces deep blue flowers in spring and early summer.

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


Ceanothus 'Puget Blue'
A dense, medium - sized shrub which produces deep blue flowers in spring and early summer.

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


Ceanothus 'Southmead'
Medium sized shrub with attractive dark green leaves. Deep, rich blue flowers in May and June.

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


Ceanothus delileanus 'Gloire de Versaille'
Deciduous form with powder - blue flowers in large panicles in summer.

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


Ceanothus griseus 'Yankee Point'
Bright blue flowers in May with tiny evergreen leaves.

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


Ceanothus impressus
Medium sized spreading shrub with blue flowers in spring, ideal against a wall as it is slightly tender.

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


Ceanothus pallidus 'Marie Simon'
This compact, medium - sized shrub has pale pink flowers during summer, set off against dark green foliage and red stems.

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


Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var repens
Vigorous ground hugging form. Produces large amounts of attractive blue flowers.

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


Ceanothus thyrsifolius
A dense evergreen shrub with clusters of dark blue flowers in spring and early summer.

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


Ceanothus thyrsifolius 'Sky Lark'
A large evergreen shrub, with bright blue flowers May to June.

  • 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


Celastrus orbiculatus
A vigorous climber whose butter yellow leaves in autumn are accompanied by golden seed heads that split to reveal bright red berries.

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


Celastrus scandens
A vigorous climbing plant with starry greenish - yellow flowers in June and July. Brilliantly coloured fruits in autumn reveal scarlet seeds lasting well into winter.

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


Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus'
Lovely wall plant with blue-green leaves and dense heads of bright red flowers - loved by bees.

  • 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


Ceratostigma griffithii
A beautiful Himalayan dwarf species with deep blue flowers. The leaves often turn red in late autumn and persist well into the New Year.

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


Ceratostigma willmottianum
An attractive, dwarf shrub suitable for a sunny, sheltered border. Rich blue flowers in clusters are produced from July to autumn. Foliage is tinted red in autumn.

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


Cercidiphyllum japonica 'Pendulum'
A rare and unusual form with long, pendulous branches. Long cultivated in Japan where similar forms occur in the wild.

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


Cercidiphyllum japonicum
A beautiful small to medium tree. Young, heart - shaped leaves unfurl pale copper, turning rich green. Good autumnal colour of smokey - pink or pale yellow, the fallen leaves smell of toffee. Needs a sheltered situation away from late frost.

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


Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
A splendid shrub with deep, reddish - purple, heart - shaped, foliage. Flowers pink but not conspicuous. Scarlet and orange autumn leaves. Plant in a light, sheltered position.

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


Cercis chinensis
A Chinese species, having glossy green, heart - shaped leaves. Pea - like, bright pink flowers appear in May. For a warm sheltered spot.

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


Cercis siliquastrum
Wide spreading tree or shrub. Rich, rose - purple flowers in May. Plant in full sun, in well - drained soil. Purple tinted seed pods are often conspicuous from July onwards. For a warm and sunny spot.

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


Chaenomeles japonica
Early flowering shrub of bushy and spreading habit. Medium size with red flowers in spring.

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


Chaenomeles spec. 'Rubra'
Brilliant red flowers on this bushy, spreading shrub. Flowers early in spring.

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


Chaenomeles speciosa
Early flowering shrub of bushy and spreading habit. Medium size with red flowers in spring.

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


Chaenomeles sup. 'Pink Lady'
Bushy spreading shrub with delightful pink flowers in early spring.

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


Chaenomeles superba
Early flowering shrub of bushy and spreading habit. Medium size with red flowers in spring.

  • 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


Chamaecytisus purpureus
Small shrub with lilac - purple flowers in May.

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


Chelone obliqua 'Alba'
Distinctive herbaceous perennial with spikes of white snap-dragon like flowers in summer.

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


Chimonanthus praecox
Medium - sized shrub, best grown against a sheltered, sunny wall. Sweetly scented, pale yellow flowers on bare stems in winter. Loves chalky soil.

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


Chionanthus retusus
Given a warm climate, it is one of the most handsome of large shrubs, bearing a profusion of snow - white flowers in June and July, followed by damson - like fruits.

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


Chionochloa conspicua
A highly decorative New Zealand grass, much in the manner of the pampas grass, but more open and refined in all its parts. The flowers are exceptionally elegant, and emerge in June, lasting until late autumn.

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


Chitalpa tashkentensis
Large shrub with clusters of white - purple flowers after a hot summer.

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


Choisya ternata
A medium -sized shrub of rounded habit. Sweetly scented white flowers June - July. Trifoliate shiny evergreen leaves aromatic when crushed.

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


Choisya ternata 'Aztec Pearl'
Outstanding, compact, shrub. Pink buds open to white, fragrant, flowers in May and again in late summer. For sun or shade, border or patio. Aromatic foliage.

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


Choisya ternata 'Goldfingers'
Finely cut lemon coloured leaves on this compact, slightly tender shrub - needs a warm wall.

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


Choisya ternata 'Sundance'
A popular medium - sized shrub. Bright yellow young foliage, aromatic when crushed. White scented flowers in summer.

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


Cimifuga simplex
Elegant spires of white flowers in late summer/autumn. A valuable plant for a shady area.

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


Cistus 'Golden Treasure'
Gold variegated leaves with large, papery purple blooms in summer. A low growing shrub for a sunny bank.

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


Cistus 'Grayswood Pink'
Pale pink single flowers with golden centres above grey-green leaves. A prostrate shrub for a sunny bank.

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


Cistus 'Peggy Sammons'
More upright than most cistus but with typical rock rose flowers in sugar pink.

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


Cistus 'Silver Pink'
As its name implies, masses of papery blooms in silver pink. Very popular rock rose for a sunny bank.

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


Cistus corboriensis
Masses of single rose like white flowers above grey-green foliage in summer. A low growing shrub for a sunny bank.

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


Cistus cyprius
Large, papery blooms whose single white flowers bear a deep maroon blotch at the base of each petal.

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


Cistus loretti
White flowers on a compact, sprawling shrub with grey-green leaves.

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


Cistus pulverulentus 'Sunset'
Deep rose coloured papery flowers over grey green leaves in summer. A low, spreading shrub for a sunny spot.

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


Cistus purpureus
Deep rose coloured flowers each with a maroon blotch at the base of the papery petals. Narrow deep green leaves, a good shrub for a sunny bank.

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


Cistus skanbergii
Masses of pale pink flowers above wavy-edged grey green leaves. A compact shrub for a sunny spot.

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


Cladrastis kentukea 'Lutea'
A very handsome, medium - sized tree producing, long, drooping, wisteria - like, white flowers in June. Leaves yellow in autumn.

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


Clematis 'Aromatica'
Scrambling climber with narrow purple petals and distinctive bosses of yellow anthers. Flowers from July to September. Fragrant.

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


Clematis 'Etoile Violette'
Vigorous climber with large purple flowers from mid-summer to early autumn. Easily deserves it’s a.G.M.

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


Clematis 'Henryi'
An A.G.M. holder with large white flowers with chocolate brown anthers flowering from mid-summer to mid-autumn.

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


Clematis 'Nelly Moser'
Well loved clematis whose large pale mauve flowers with a deep central bar open in late spring and early summer. Prefers shade.

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


Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'
Large crimson flowers in profusion all summer and into early autumn.

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


Clematis 'The President'
Large, rich purple flowers from late spring to autumn make this a well deserved A.G.M. recipient.

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


Clematis armandii
Evergreen climber with fragrant white flowers in very early spring. Slightly tender so grow against a warm wall.

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


Clematis carmanni 'Joe'
Masses of small, creamy white flowers with prominent stamens in early spring. A dwarf form that makes a neat mound.

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


Clematis cirrhosa 'Freckles'
Evergreen climber with ferny foliage and creamy, bell shaped flowers with distinctive brick red freckles. In mild winters will begin flowering in late December and continue into March.

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


Clematis Jackmanii
Well known and well loved clematis with large purple flowers through mid and late summer.

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


Clematis Jackmanii Superba
Truly superb jackmanii, large purple flowers with a velvety sheen. Flowers through mid and late summer.

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


Clematis montana 'Broughton Star'
Spring flowering clematis with fabulous semi-double flowers in rose pink.

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


Clematis montana 'Elizabeth'
A vigorous spring flowering clematis with vanilla scented soft pink flowers.

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


Clematis montana 'Tetrarose'
Vigorous climber with rosy mauve flowers setting off gold stamens. Spring flowering.

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


Clematis montana rubens
Vigorous clematis with bronze foliage and pale pink flowers in spring.

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


Clematis tangutica
Small bright yellow lantern-like flowers in late summer followed with attractive seed heads.

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


Clematis vitalba
Native clematis with insignificant white flowers followed by fluffy seed-heads.

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


Clerodendron trichotomum
A strong - growing, large shrub, valuable for autumn effect. Very fragrant white flowers with maroon calyces followed by bright blue berries Aug to Sept. This variety differs in having smooth leaves and stems.

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


Clerodendron trichotomum 'Carnival'
Small tree with green blue leaves edged in cream with clusters of pale pink flowers in August.

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


Clerodendrum bungei
A remarkable, suckering shrub of medium height that makes a thicket of dark coloured, erect stems. Large, heart - shaped leaves and terminal flower heads, from late summer to early autumn, fragrant and rosy red.

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


Clethra alnifolia
White spikes of flowers from July to August, which are sweetly scented. Small to medium - sized shrub.

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


Clethra alnifolia 'Pink Spire'
A medium shrub with pink flowers in erect, terminal racemes, sweetly scented in August. Leaves dark, glossy green.

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


Clianthus puniceus
A vigorous semi-evergreen shrub of medium size with pinnate leaves. The curious claw like flowers are brilliant red and carried in pendulous racemes during early summer.

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


Colutea arborescens
A vigorous bush with pinnate green leaves. Yellow pea flowers throughout the summer. Large inflated seed pods late summer and autumn.

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


Convolvulus cneorum
Lovely shrub which forms a mound of silver leaves amongst which typical convolvulus flowers appear all summer. Trumpets are pink in the bud and open white. Choice plant, non-invasive but slightly tender, good in a sheltered position.

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


Cordyline australis
Small tree with dense masses of long sword - like leaves. Creamy, fragrant flowers in early summer. Makes a good focal point or pot plant.

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


Cordyline australis 'Coffee Cream'
Unusually coloured form of this shrub which makes a striking feature in a container. Coffee coloured foliage. Perfect in winter, but keep very well sheltered.

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


Cordyline australis 'Purpurea'
Small - medium sized tree with purple leaves, usually forming a single trunk. Makes a striking feature plant but needs protection in winter.

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


Cordyline australis 'Torbay Dazzler'
A small form with leaves margined with creamy - white. Ideal for a container. Protect in winter.

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


Cordyline pumilio 'Purple Tower'
Narrow, sword shaped, dark bronze leaves. This plant eventually forms a trunk reaching 10ft. It is hardy, given some winter protection. Good pot plant.

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


Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunburst'
Showy perennial with brilliant yellow daisy flowers throughout summer.

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


Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'
A superb, large shrub of compact, upright habit. In spring the flowers are surrounded by pure white bracts that wreath the branches. Superb autumn colour. For a sheltered, moist situation.

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


Cornus 'Norman Hadden'
A beautiful, graceful, spreading small deciduous tree that develops peeling bark with age. The small flower heads have four taper - pointed, creamy - white bracts that open in early summer and turn deep pink a month later.

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


Cornus 'Porlock'
A small, spreading tree similar to Norman Hadden. Creamy - white flower bracts in June turn to deep pink in July. Large crops of strawberry - like fruits hang from the branches in the autumn. Older trees develop peeling bark. Best in moist, acid soil.

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


Cornus alba
This well known species, succeeding in wet or dry soils, forms a thicket of stems, the young branches being rich red in winter. Leaves colour well in autumn. Fruits white or tinged blue.

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


Cornus alba 'Aurea'
Bark is good red in winter followed by beautiful lime - green foliage suffused with soft yellow. A most useful shrub in any garden.

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


Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'
Leaves broadly margined white. Deep red winter stems followed by green. Lovely foliage plant.

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


Cornus alba 'Gouchaltii'
Similar to Spaethii, with which it is most often confused but the leaves are duller and with a pinkish tinge. Dark red stems in winter.

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


Cornus alba 'Kesselringii'
A shrub grown especially for it's striking purple - black stems. Green foliage which turns purple in autumn.

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


Cornus alba 'Sibirica Variegata'
Cream variegated leaves followed by bright red stems throughout winter.

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


Cornus alba 'Sibirica'
The most popular red - stemmed form. Striking crimson stems in winter. Green foliage.

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


Cornus alba 'Spaethii'
A very attractive shrub, with dark red bark in winter and bright, golden margined leaves throughout summer. Easy to grow and a very effective foliage plant.

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


Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'
Certainly one of the finest of all white variegated shrubs, an accolade chiefly attributed to its beautiful layered arrangements of branches. For a sheltered wind free site.

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


Cornus canadensis
This creeping, dwarf dogwood forms a carpet of erect stems topped with radiating leaves then by white flower bracts and red berries. In autumn the foliage turns wine red.

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


Cornus controversa
A magnificent tree - like species. The sweeping, tabulated branches are clothed in May, with broad clusters of cream flowers. Black fruits, with rich purple foliage, in Autumn.

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


Cornus controversa 'Pagoda'
A bushy form, of spreading habit, branching from the base. The large fruits ripen early on red stalks. Sweeping, tabulated branches. Foliage, rich purple in autumn.

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


Cornus controversa 'Variegata'
Huge tiered branches on layers of white, margined foliage. Brilliant specimen plant for a sheltered position. Grows to a large size.

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


Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
A strong growing, small tree with scarlet - red foliage in autumn. Ruby - red, very decorative flower bracts. For a sheltered site, away from late spring frosts.

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


Cornus florida 'Rainbow'
A beautiful, large shrub with rich red autumn colour. White flower bracts in May. Leaves have a yellow margin and yellow edged, green foliage. For a sheltered site.

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


Cornus florida rubra
Small tree with spreading canopy that produces showy pink bracts in spring and leaves that turn scarlet in autumn.

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


Cornus kousa
A small tree or elegant, tall shrub. Bushy habit with green leaves which turn red - bronze in autumn. Conspicuous white bracts, on slender stems in June followed by strawberry - like fruits.

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


Cornus kousa 'China Girl'
Vigorous shrub with large - bracted flower heads, profusely born, even on young plants. For a sheltered position.

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


Cornus kousa 'Chinensis'
A large shrub, with white flowers which look superb in July, followed by strawberry - like fruits and good autumn colour.

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


Cornus kousa 'Nicole'
A large, elegant shrub with numerous white bracts in June - July. Fruits strawberry - like and lovely autumn colour. For acid, moist soil in a sheltered spot.

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


Cornus kousa 'Satomi'
A beautiful Japanese selection with white bracts which turn pink with age. The leaves turn deep purple - red in autumn.

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


Cornus mas
A large, easy to grow shrub with abundant small, yellow flowers, before the leaves in February. Purple - red autumn foliage with edible red fruits.

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


Cornus mas 'Aurea'
A large shrub or small tree producing an abundance of small yellow flowers in Feb - March before the leaves which are suffused yellow. Flowers are followed by bright red, edible fruits.

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


Cornus mas 'Variegata'
An outstanding, free fruiting, variegated large shrub or small tree. Leaves conspicuously margined with white. Easy to grow with abundant, small, yellow flowers. An asset to any garden.

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


Cornus nuttallii
A handsome, medium - sized shrub, creamy - white flushed pink in June. Strawberry - like fruits follow. For moist, acid soil, in a sheltered site.

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


Cornus officinalis
An easy to grow, large shrub with masses of bright yellow flowers early spring, on bare stems. Yellow autumn foliage and bright red fruits. Very similar to Cornus mas.

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


Cornus sanguinea
Our native hedgerow species. Greenish - red, flushed stems with rich purple autumn colour. Fruits black and bitter to taste.

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


Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
This unusual, compact form of dogwood has bright orange - yellow and red stems in winter and orange - yellow autumn foliage. Leaves pale yellow - green in summer. Needs more shelter than most.

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


Cornus stolonifera 'Flaviramea'
A very effective winter shrub when planted with red stemmed verities. Young stems are lime green, followed by green foliage, yellow in autumn.

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


Cornus Stolonifera 'White Gold'
A relatively new introduction - with very showy foliage of green with white variegation. Hardy and easy to grow.

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


Coronilla valentina 'Variegata'
Small shrub with variegated foliage and pretty, yellow pea like flowers all autumn and winter. Slightly tender so needs a sheltered position.

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


Cortaderia 'Sunningdale Silver'
A large, fine form. Loose, silky - white plumes in early autumn. Invaluable for floral arrangements in winter.

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


Cortaderia richardii
This is the very best large pampas grass to grow. Majestic in size, elegant, slightly drooping plumes from July to September, but flowers look good well into winter. Good lawn specimen.

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


Cortaderia sell. 'Rosea'
Pampas grass with feathery plumes that are flushed pink.

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


Cortaderia selloana
Pampas grass with large silvery plumes that age to cream.

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


Cortaderia selloana Silver Stripe'
A more compact pampas grass with white margined foliage and silver plumes.

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


Corylopsis pauciflora
Leaves pink when young. Flowers primrose - yellow and cowslip - scented appear in March before the leaves. This form will tolerate alkaline soils but prefers acid to neutral. Dwarf, protect from late frost.

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


Corylopsis spicata
A medium - sized shrub with narrow racemes of bright yellow, fragrant flowers with dark purple anthers before the leaves in spring. Protect from late frost.

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


Corylopsis veitchiana
A very distinct, large, erect growing shrub with characteristic elongated, elliptic leaves of a bright green edged with incurved teeth and glaucous beneath, purplish when young. Flowers in large racemes, primrose - yellow with brick red anthers.

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


Corylopsis willmottiae
A medium to large shrub, purple or reddish - purple when young, with soft yellow flowers in dense, showy racemes in early spring.

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


Corylopsis willmottiae 'Spring Purple'
A selection with most attractive plum - purple young growths. Medium to large shrub with soft yellow flowers in spring.

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


Corylus avellana
A large native shrub draped with long yellow catkins in Feb. Edible nuts and yellow leaves in autumn.

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


Corylus avellana 'Aurea'
A soft yellow - leaved form of Hazel. Excellent in contrast with the 'Purple leaved Filbert'. Very hardy and easy to grow.

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


Corylus avellana 'Contorta'
Unusual twisted branches and twigs. Striking in winter when covered in catkins. Slow growing to medium size. Cut out any straight stems.

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


Corylus colurna
A remarkable, large tree of striking pyramidal shape. Corky bark is an added attraction.

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


Corylus maxima 'Nottingham'
Large shrub with rounded, heart - shaped leaves. This is one of a number of selections grown for their prolific fruiting.

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


Corylus maxima 'Purpurea'
A medium to large shrub with rich purple leaves and strong growing. Striking amongst green or golden shrubs. Has catkins in winter and nuts in autumn.

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


Cotinus coggygria
A large shrub with green leaves which colour vividly in autumn. Feathery, pink flowers looking like 'smoke' appear July and August.

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


Cotinus coggygria 'Flame'
Green leaves that turn brilliant orange red in autumn and greenish pink flowers that form a mist over the bush in summer.

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


Cotinus coggygria 'Golden Spirit'
The golden form of the Smoke Bush, having almost translucent leaves. Autumn colours of coral - orange and red. Keeps it's colour, without singeing in the sun.

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


Cotinus coggygria 'Grace'
Outstanding smoke bush with foliage that opens as scarlet, deepens to plum and then ends the year as scarlet again.

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


Cotinus coggygria 'Purpureus'
Plum - purple foliage in summer on this popular shrub. The large panicles of purplish - pink flowers resemble puffs of pink smoke, from a distance, in June.

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


Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
A large shrub, with deep, wine - purple coloured leaves that redden in autumn. Flowers like clouds of pink smoke in July.

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


Cotinus coggygria 'Velvet Cloak'
Deep purple red leaves turn dazzling red in autumn. Smokey - fawn flower plumes in summer. A strong growing shrub for full sun.

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


Cotinus coggygria 'Young Lady'
Smaller variety, with rounded green leaves which turn a lovely varied autumn colour. Smokey plumes of flowers in the summer.

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


Cotoneaster 'Autumn Fire'
A small wide, spreading, semi - evergreen shrub of lax almost pendulous habit with bright, glossy green, elliptic, pointed leaves. The small bright orange - red fruits are produced in large quantities in autumn.

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


Cotoneaster 'Coral Beauty'
A dwarf, evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves. White flowers appear in the spring - and are followed by orange - red berries in late summer and autumn. Wide spreading and excellent ground cover.

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


Cotoneaster 'Cornubia'
Vigorous, semi-evergreen, large shrub. Branches can be weighed down with red berries from autumn into winter.

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


Cotoneaster 'Skogholm'
A dwarf, shrub of wide spreading habit. Large, coral red fruits in autumn. White flowers in spring. Useful for banks or low walls.

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


Cotoneaster cochleatus
A low growing shrub with spreading branches covered in white flowers, beloved of bees in the spring. Red berries in the autumn.

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


Cotoneaster congestus
A pretty, dwarf, dense creeping evergreen forming mounds. Red fruits in autumn with bluish - green foliage.

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


Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus'
Evergreen spreading shrub with white flowers in spring and large orange-red berries in the autumn.

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


Cotoneaster dammeri
Prostrate evergreen with long trailing shoots. Attractive bright red berries in profusion from autumn into winter. Excellent ground cover plant.

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


Cotoneaster franchetii
Medium sized semi-evergreen shrub with white, pink tinged flowers followed by orange-red berries in the autumn.

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


Cotoneaster horizontalis
A low growing, shrub of spreading habit, the branches forming a 'herring bone' pattern. Invaluable for north or east walls or for covering banks. Fruit and leaves colour richly in autumn and winter.

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


Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus'
A dwarf, spreading shrub, with small, cream edged leaves. Especially pleasing in autumn when the foliage is suffused red.

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


Cotoneaster hybridus 'Pendula'
A striking evergreen with long pendulous branches. White flowers in spring, masses of red berries in autumn. Ideal for a small garden when grafted on a stem to make a small, weeping tree.

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


Cotoneaster lacteus
An elegant, medium sized shrub with large evergreen oval leaves. Very large clusters of red berries that ripen late and last until well after Christmas. A great favourite.

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


Cotoneaster microphyllus
Forms a dwarf evergreen mound. Slender arching branches run along the ground. Large, bright crimson berries in autumn and into winter.

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


Cotoneaster radicans 'Eichholz'
Ground covering cotoneaster with typical white flowers in spring followed by red berries.

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


Cotoneaster salicifolius
Glossy narrow leaves on drooping stems. Foliage rich red in autumn with red fruits. A very attractive ornamental shrub for the lawn or border. Tall and graceful evergreen.

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


Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Gnom'
A dwarf shrub with slender, arching shoots. Foliage bronze - red in autumn with red fruit. Excellent ground cover plant.

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


Cotoneaster salicifolius repens
Very free fruiting with bright red berries from autumn into winter. White flowers in early summer. Evergreen, willow - like foliage. Excellent ground cover.

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


Cotoneaster simonsii
Semi-evergreen upright shrub, good for hedging. Typical cotoneaster small, white flowers in spring followed by red berries in the autumn.

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


Crataegus crus-gali
A small, wide spreading tree, with glossy foliage and large thorns. Attractive in leaf, flower and fruit. Good autumn colour.

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


Crataegus laevigata ' Pleno'
A form of hawthorn that grows into a small tree. In May it is covered in double white flowers. Good for cold, difficult sites.

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


Crataegus laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet'
Double scarlet flowers in great profusion May-June. Tough, attractive and easy to grow on difficult sites.

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


Crataegus laevigata 'Rosea Flore Plena'
Attractive small tree, which has a profusion of double pink flowers in May.

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


Crataegus lavalleei 'Carrierei'
An attractive, small dense - headed tree. Long glossy, dark green leaves often into December. Orange - red berries through Winter.

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


Crataegus monogyna
A small native tree with fragrant white flowers May - June. Masses of red berries in autumn. A very common and popular hedge.

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


Crataegus persimilis (Prunifolia)
Compact rounded tree with excellent autumn colour. Crimson fruits from autumn into winter. Tough and easy to grow on difficult sites.

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


Crinodendron hookerianum
Large shrub with narrow deep - green leaves. Crimson lantern flowers along the branches in May and June.

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


Crocosmia 'Emberglow'
Brilliant orange - red flowers whose colour truly mimics the embers of a fire. Strap like evergreen leaves.

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


Crocosmia 'Emily McKenzie'
Large orange flowers with distinctive darker inner segment and strap like evergreen leaves.

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


Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Large brilliant scarlet flowers above substantial strap like leaves in late summer.

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


Crocosmia croc. 'George Davison'
Glowing yellow flowers above green strap like leaves from July to September.

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


Crocosmia crocosmiiflora
Old cottage garden plant with orange flowers above green strap like foliage.

  • 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


Cydonia oblonga
A small tree for a warm site. White, pale rose, scented flowers and edible fruit of golden yellow. Leaves often turn rich yellow in autumn. Picturesque, historic specimen tree.

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


Cyrtomium fortunei
Upright evergreen fern with pale green, broad fronds.

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


Cytisus 'Boskoop Ruby'
Ruby red pea flowers in spring on a compact broom.

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


Cytisus 'Burkwoodii'
Cerise pea flowers in spring on a compact broom.

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


Cytisus 'Cornish Cream'
Cream pea flowers in spring, a very pretty broom.

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


Cytisus 'Lena'
Rounded broom with bright yellow and red pea flowers in spring.

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


Cytisus 'Zeelandia'
Pretty little broom with bi-coloured lilac and pink pea flowers in spring.

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


Cytisus beanii
Small broom with bright yellow pea flowers in spring.

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


Cytisus kewensis
Arching, prostrate broom with pale yellow pea flowers in spring.

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


Cytisus praecox
Arching shrub with masses of primrose yellow pea flowers in spring.

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


Cytisus praecox 'Albus'
Arching shrub covered in white pea flowers in spring.

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


Cytisus praecox 'Allgold'
Lovely broom with arching branches covered in yellow flowers in spring.

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