Plant List

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Shrubs

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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 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


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 '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 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 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 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 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


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


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