Plant List

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Maclura pomifera
A hardy, medium sized tree with thorny branches. Remarkable, orange - like, fruits on older trees. Yellow autumn colour. Will grow on any well drained soil, excellent on chalky ground.

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


Magnolia 'Betty'
A medium - sized, vigorous shrub with large flowers, purplish - red outside, white within, appearing in spring. Flowers on bare stems.

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


Magnolia 'Galaxy'
A vigorous, small tree with striking purple pink to red flowers in mid late spring. Slightly fragrant.

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


Magnolia 'George Henry Kern'
A compact, medium - sized shrub. Lovely pink, tulip like 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


Magnolia 'Heaven Scent'
A magnificent, small to medium - sized tree. Richly scented flowers appear in April and May of pale pink, flushed deep pink.

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


Magnolia 'Susan'
Medium sized upright shrub, with large purple flowers during spring and summer.

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


Magnolia campbellii 'Charles Raffill'
A vigorous, unusual hybrid, with large flowers of deep rose pink in bud. When open they are rose - purple outside and white with a pinkish - purple marginal flush on the inside.

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


Magnolia denudata
Large shrub or small tree. A profusion of fragrant, pure white flowers in early spring.

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


Magnolia grandiflora
A superb evergreen tree with large, glossy leaves felted brown beneath. Huge creamy white chalice shaped flowers strongly lemon scented 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


Magnolia grandiflora 'Exmouth'
A beautiful specimen shrub with large, lustrous evergreen leaves with copper reverse. Richly fragrant, creamy - white flowers appear July to Sept. Plant by a warm sunny wall for best results.

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


Magnolia grandiflora 'Gallissoniere'
A magnificent evergreen shrub with dark, glossy green leaves. Fragrant creamy - white flowers. Especially hardy form.

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


Magnolia hypoleuca (obovata)
A handsome medium - sized tree. Young shoots are tinged purple. The creamy white, very fragrant flowers in May and June have a central ring of crimson stamens.

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


Magnolia kobus
A very hardy small tree or large shrub which does not require the usual acid soil. It is slow to flower, but once mature, the fragrant white blooms are borne with great profusion during April.

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


Magnolia lilliflora 'Nigra'
Bushy, compact habit with large flowers which are deep purple outside and creamy - white stained purple inside, from spring into summer.

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


Magnolia loebneri 'Leonard Messell'
Magnificent tall shrub. Lilac - pink flowers appear in April.

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


Magnolia loebneri 'Merrill'
A small tree or large shrub with white, fragrant flowers, freely produced in April.

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


Magnolia salicifolia 'Wada's Memory'
A small tree, with an abundance of large, fragrant, white flowers.

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


Magnolia soulangeana
Probably the most popular magnolia. Huge, tulip - shaped flowers, stained rose - purple at the base, appear during April and May.

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


Magnolia soulangeana 'Rustica Rubra'
A vigorous clone, with oval leaves and rich, rosy - red flowers April and May.

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


Magnolia stellata
A small slow growing shrub. Lovely, star - like white flowers produced in March - April.

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


Magnolia stellata 'Rosea'
Similar to stellata, but with pink-flushed flowers.

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


Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star'
Beautiful compact shrub which has larger star - like, white flowers in profusion during March and April.

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


Magnolia stellata 'Water Lily'
Outstanding, slow growing shrub. Large white, fragrant flowers with many petals open during April.

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


Magnolia tripelata
A very hardy, medium to large tree, with an open head. Large leaves with cream, scented 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


Magnolia virginiana
A large shrub or small rounded, semi-evergreen tree. The fragrant, pure white, globular shaped flowers, open from June to September, with thick, fleshy broad sepals.

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


Mahoberberis meithkeana
An unusual, evergreen shrub of medium size. Soft yellow flowers followed by black fruits. As the name suggests, a cross between Mahonia and Berberis.

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


Mahonia aquifolium
Small, suckering shrub. Useful for under planting or game cover. Flowers, rich yellow in early spring and berries blue - black.

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


Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo'
Striking, small shrub with glossy evergreen leaves and bright yellow flowers April and May. It will grow in sun or shade and the prickly leaves achieve attractive autumn tints.

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


Mahonia aquifolium 'Atropurpureum'
A small evergreen shrub which will grow under trees or shady spots. Rich purple leaves and yellow flowers in spring.

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


Mahonia bealei 'Hivernant'
Large upright shrub with sea green, pinnate leaves that can flush scarlet in frost. Long pendulous racemes of lemon-yellow scented flowers from late autumn until early spring.

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


Mahonia bealii 'Gold Dust'
Attractive, large shrub with deep green, pinnate leaves. Long, pendulous racemes of lemon - yellow, fragrant flowers from late autumn to early spring.

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


Mahonia media 'Charity'
Large specimen shrub with spiny leaves in ring formations. Upright racemes of fragrant, yellow flowers in autumn, through winter.

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


Mahonia media 'Winter Sun'
Attractive green prickly evergreen leaves. Erect racemes of fragrant yellow flowers from autumn to late winter. Medium to large shrub.

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


Mahonia wagneri 'Fireflame'
Substantial mahonia growing up to two metres with pinnate evergreen leaves and racemes of golden yellow flowers in winter.

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


Malus 'Butterball'
A small, spreading tree with arching branches . Flowers pink in bud, fading to white, flushed pink. Heavy crops of large golden yellow fruits. Disease resistant.

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


Malus 'Directoer Moerland'
A small tree with partially lobed purple foliage. Red flowers in spring followed by dark red fruits. Highly recommended.

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


Malus 'Evereste'
A small, conical tree. Red buds turn into white flowers. Very attractive yellow-red fruits in autumn. Disease resistant.

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


Malus 'Golden Hornet'
One of the better known of the crab apples. A small tree with white, apple - blossom flowers and masses of small, yellow fruits in autumn.

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


Malus 'Gorgeous'
A small, well - shaped, rounded tree which has apple - blossom coloured flowers and beautiful red fruits which last until December.

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


Malus 'John Downie'
White flowers in May are followed by bottle - shaped, orange and crimson fruits from late summer into autumn. The fruits can be used for preserves and is one of the most popular, small crab trees.

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


Malus 'Profusion'
Small tree with profuse flowers of wine - red. Masses of small, dark red fruits. Young leaves copper - crimson.

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


Malus 'Red Jade'
Picturesque, small weeping tree with, green foliage. Pink and white flowers in spring, followed by bright red fruits. Good for small gardens.

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


Malus 'Red Sentinel'
Attractive small tree which has white flowers during April-May and bright red fruits well into winter.

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


Malus 'Royal Beauty'
A small weeping tree with stems and leaves of reddish purple when young, becoming dark green but purplish beneath with age. The flowers are deep red - purple followed by dark red fruits.

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


Malus 'Royalty'
Deep purple foliage turning red in autumn on this small tree of rather upright habit. Large pink flowers from May-June. Wine red fruits late summer into autumn.

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


Malus 'Rudolph'
An excellent small tree of upright habit with glossy, bronze-red, later dark bronze-green leaves. Flowers rose-red, deeper in bud, followed by long persistent, orange-yellow fruit. Disease resistant.

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


Malus floribunda
Long, arching branches are smothered in April and May with blush - white flowers. An excellent tree for small gardens extremely attractive when flowering.

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


Malus sylvestris
A small tree or large shrub, often with spurs. Flowers white or suffused pink followed by green or red - flushed fruits, traditionally used for crab apple jelly.

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


Malus tschonoskii
Strong growing tree of conical habit famed for it's spectacular autumn colour. Flowers pink and white in May, followed by small, yellowish-green fruits. Excellent autumn colour.

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


Matteuccia struthiopteris
Superb ornamental fern which, quite rightly, holds an A.G.M. Large, one and a half metre high fronds of vivid green appear in spring forming a shuttlecock shape or, fancifully, looking very much like the tail of an ostrich. A denizen of damp woodlands and

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


Mespilus germanica
A small, wide spreading, picturesque tree. Large leaves turn a warm russet in the autumn. White flowers are followed by brown edible fruits.

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


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

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


Miscanthus sinensis
The most widely grown Miscanthus. Clump - forming, to about 3m. Inflorescence produced October-November, lasting through winter.

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


Miscanthus sinensis 'Augustfeder'
A tall, bright green deciduous grass which flowers in great, white plumes in August.

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


Miscanthus sinensis 'Flamingo'
A very beautiful grass with one and a half metre tall red spires topped by pink grass flowers in late summer.

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


Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
Reliable, clump - forming, graceful ornamental grass. Very narrow grey green foliage. Ht. 90-100cm.

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


Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeeder'
Large, feathery flowers emerge silver with a slight pink tinge and are held high above the foliage in August. Clump - forming.

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


Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'
Reliable slow spreading ornamental grass. Leaves striped with cream. Clump - forming to about 1.5M

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


Miscanthus sinensis 'Yakushima Dwarf'
Clump forming. with wiry variegated leaves, to small size. Any soil - sun or part shade. Drought tolerant.

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


Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'
Arching sage - green leaves with yellow cross banding at intervals. Stunning, if placed with the sun shining through it. Grows to about 1.5M

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


Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'
Attractive yellow variegated leaves. Clump - forming, a good pot plant, growing to about 60cm.

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


Morus alba
Small - medium - sized tree of rugged appearance. Fruits whitish, turning reddish - pink, sweet and edible. Leaves usually heart - shaped. Traditional tree, for a sheltered, warm spot.

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


Morus alba 'Pendula'
A striking, small, slow growing, weeping tree with closely packed, falling branches and white edible fruits. Makes an unusual ornamental tree. For a warm, sheltered site.

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


Morus nigra
Traditional, architectural small tree which becomes gnarled with age. Black - red edible fruits. For a warm, sheltered site.

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


Myrica gale
Small, native aromatic shrub of dense habit. Golden - brown catkins glisten in the sunlight in April and May. A pleasing plant for a damp site.

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


Myrtus communis
Aromatic, densely leaved, evergreen shrub. Profuse white flowers in July and August. Purplish black berries late summer.

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


Myrtus communis 'Tarentina'
Attractive, compact shrub with narrow, aromatic leaves. Abundant white flowers August to October, followed by white berries.

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


Myrtus luma 'Glanleam Gold'
Peeling cinnamon bark with cream and green evergreen leaves. White flowers August to October followed by black berries..

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