Plant List

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Pachysandra terminalis
An evergreen, ground cover shrub with glossy, prettily shaped leaves and greenish - white flowers in February and March.

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


Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'
Dwarf, evergreen, ground cover with glossy leaves and cream variegations. Greenish - white flowers during April and March. This plant grows particularly well in moist, shady areas.

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


Paeonia (LD) 'Baroness Schroeder'
An old and greatly loved peony with very full petalled flowers of pale pink that fade to white.

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


Paeonia (LD) 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Fragrant, pure white double flowers on one of the best and well known of all peonies.

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


Paeonia delavayi
The RHS has given this tree peony an AGM. When you see its dark red flowers in early summer you can only agree.

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


Paeonia lutea
Striking golden yellow single flowers appear in early summer on this superb tree peony.

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


Paeonia lutea 'Ludlowii'
This splendid tree paeony grows up to 2m. It has beautiful, large, deeply cut leaves and large, single flowers of golden yellow. Keep protected in late spring frosts.

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


Paeonia suffruticosa
A branching tree paeony of up to 2m high, with large flowers in a range of colours, in late spring. Protect from late spring frosts.

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


Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'
Imposing grass over a metre in height whose leaves are a dramatic blue-green turning yellow in autumn. Red-purple seed heads.

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


Panicum virgatum 'Rubrum'
Metre high purple-red grass that turns bright red in autumn and is accompanied by purple green seed heads.

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


Panicum virgatum 'Squaw'
Metre high red flushed green grass that turns reddish purple in autumn when lovely weeping panicles of pink flushed flowers appear.

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


Papaver orientale
Flamboyant orange or bright red poppy flowers in early summer. A favourite cottage garden plant.

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


Papaver orientale 'Allegro'
Huge deep orange poppy flowers with black centres and a black blotch at the base of each petal. Flowers in early summer.

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


Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum'
Much sought after poppy with unique plum coloured poppy flowers in early summer.

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


Papaver orientale 'Rembrandt'
Dramatic deep red poppy flowers in early summer. Quite stunning.

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


Parrotia persica
A small, wide - spreading tree or large shrub, which is unusual and beautiful. Magnificent crimson and gold leaves in autumn.

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


Parthenocissus henryana
Wall - hugging creeper with dark, velvety - green leaves with 3-5 lobes and veins picked out in silver. Superb, vivid, red in autumn. Best on north or east wall.

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


Parthenocissus quinquefolia
A good plant for covering an unsightly object quickly. Autumn colour of a superb, rich scarlet. Suitable for any aspect, but best colour on a sunnier site. Not always self clinging.

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


Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'
Leaves tinged purple when young. Rich crimson and scarlet colouring in autumn. A vigorous grower which is self clinging.

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


Passiflora caerulea
Well known semi- evergreen climber with large creamy flowers and striking, electric blue coronas. The number of stigmas, anthers and petals are connected to Christ's passion - hence the name.

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


Paulownia tomentosa
Fast growing tree forming a rounded top with large, lobed leaves. Heliotrope blue foxglove flowers in May on older plants, given a warm, sunny, frost free site. Can be pruned as a large shrub.

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


Pennisetum al. 'Hameln'
Charming grass which produces fluffy pinkish flower heads in summer and autumn.

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


Pennisetum alopecuroides
A compact grass of rounded outline. Attractive grey - pink 'bottle brushes' on short stalks.

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


Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny'
A true miniature at only 40cm in bloom. Flowers like soft, bunny tails.

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


Pennisetum orientale
One of the most striking, hardy fountain grasses .Low growing, compact and exceptionally floriferous from June until October.

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


Penstemon 'Apple Blossom'
Upright spires of large, tubular foxglove shaped flowers of pale pink with a white throat in late summer and autumn and narrow semi-evergreen leaves.

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


Penstemon 'Garnet'
One of the hardiest of the penstemons with spires of small, deep garnet red foxglove like flowers in late summer and early autumn.

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


Penstemon 'Plum Jerkum'
Very beautiful and striking spires of large, purple foxglove like flowers with mottled white throats in late summer and early autumn above narrow semi-evergreen leaves.

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


Penstemon 'Snowstorm'
Spires of pure white foxglove shaped flowers from midsummer until late in the autumn above narrow semi-evergreen leaves.

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


Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'
Spires of purple foxglove shaped flowers with a metallic sheen from late summer until late autumn above narrow semi-evergreen leaves.

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


Pernettya mucronata
Dwarf, evergreen, thicket - forming, shrub. Small white flowers are followed by large coloured berries on female plants, if pollinated by a male. Trim after fruiting.

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


Pernettya mucronata 'Bell's Seedling' aka Gaultheria
Useful evergreen shrub with small dark green leaves on wiry stems. Hermaphrodite form producing large dark red berries.

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


Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Spire'
A beautiful, dwarf, silvery - grey foliaged shrub. Aromatic panicles of lavender blue flowers late summer and autumn.

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


Persicaria affinis 'Darjeeling Red'
A good ground covering plant forming low mats of semi-evergreen leaves. Planted for its spikes of pink flowers in summer that turn bright red in autumn.

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


Persicaria affinis 'Donald Lowndes'
A good ground covering plant forming low mats of semi-evergreen leaves. Planted for its spikes of pale pink flowers in summer that turn dark pink in autumn.

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


Persicaria affinis 'Superba'
A good ground covering plant forming low mats of semi-evergreen leaves. Planted for its spikes of light pink flowers in summer that deepen with age in the autumn.

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


Persicaria amplexicaulis
Clump forming perennial that is often seen beside ponds or at the edge of bog gardens. Taller in all its parts than the related knotweed with metre high spikes of pink flowers in summer and autumn.

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


Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Alba'
Tall spikes of white flowers in summer and autumn on a clump forming perennial at home beside ponds and the edge of bog gardens.

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


Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
Terrific spikes of red flowers in late summer and autumn on a clump forming perennial at home beside ponds and the edge of bog gardens.

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


Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Inverleith'
Spikes of carmine red flowers in late summer and autumn on a clump forming perennial at home beside ponds. At 60cm the spikes are rather smaller than others in this family.

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


Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'
Good bog plant forming a metre wide clump of dock like leaves above which spikes of pale pink flowers appear in late spring and early summer.

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


Persicaria vaccinifolia
The lovely spikes of pale pink flowers deeping to rosy pink as they age in autumn have given this plant an AGM. Good groundcover and happy in most soils.

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


Phalaris arundinacea 'Picta'
White and green variegated grass whose new growth is flushed pink. Widely spreading and therefore very useful in shady areas under trees and a good bog grass. A grass for all positions.

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


Phellodendron amurense
Small to medium, handsome wide spreading tree with corky bark in maturity and long, bright green leaves. Winter buds are silky. Small, yellow flowers are followed by small black fruits.

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


Philadelphus 'Avalanche'
A small, erect shrub with masses of single, richly fragrant flowers in summer, so plentifully borne that they weigh down the branches.

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


Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile'
Beautiful, compact shrub of medium - size. Single, large, scented white flowers flushed maroon in the centre, are produced in June and July.

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


Philadelphus 'Manteau D'hermine'
Dwarf, bushy shrub, with fragrant, creamy - white double flowers during June and July.

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


Philadelphus 'Silver Showers'
A lovely, small, dense shrub with pointed leaves and single, white, scented flowers during the summer.

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


Philadelphus coronarius
A large shrub grown for its beautifully perfumed large white flowers. Particularly suited for growing on dry soils.

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


Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus'
Strong growing shrub with creamy - white, richly scented flowers. Leaves bright yellow when young. Plant in lightly shaded position as may singe in full sun.

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


Philadelphus coronarius 'Variegatus'
Unusual, strong growing, medium - sized shrub with creamy - white, richly scented flowers. This form has leaves with a creamy - white margin, and makes a lovely specimen plant.

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


Philadelphus erectus
A small, erect deciduous shrub. In early to mid summer the plant is covered in small highly scented flowers.

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


Philadelphus lemoinei
A small shrub with clusters of scented white flowers in June and July.

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


Philadelphus virginal
Strong growing, erect branched shrub. Large, highly fragrant, double white flowers clothe the plant during June and July.

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


Phillyrea angustifolia
Easy to grow evergreen shrub. Narrow labours leaves and small creamy yellow fragrant flowers. Ideal for coastal planting.

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


Phlomis fruticosa
Dwarf, evergreen shrub with woolly, grey - green leaves. Yellow whorls of flowers in late summer.

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


Phlomis russeliana
Lovely perennial that deserves to be better known. Throws up tall spires in the summer with whirls of pale yellow hooded flowers. Very attractive.

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


Phlox diverticulata 'Clouds of Perfume'
Small, low growing phlox with masses of fragrant pale blue flowers in spring.

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


Phlox paniculata 'White Admiral'
Large heads of fragrant white flowers in late summer and early autumn. The RHS has awarded this phlox a well deserved A.G.M.

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


Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes' syn. 'Tamaongalei'
Pretty little alpine phlox with pink and white candy striped flowers in spring above a mat of evergreen foliage.

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


Phormium 'Alison Blackman'
Clump forming evergreen rising to a metre in height with strap like variegated leaves of olive green yellow and orange.

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


Phormium 'Apricot Queen'
Peachy yellow and deep apricot strap like leaves edged in green. A very pretty phormium which makes a striking feature in any garden.

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


Phormium 'Back in Black'
Small for a phormium but with typical strap like leaves that are a dramatic bronze-black.

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


Phormium 'Flamingo'
You might expect this phormium to be predominantly pink but although it has deep rose stripes it is also striped in olive green and yellow. One of the most colourful of its tribe.

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


Phormium 'Maori Sunrise' syn Rainbow Sunrise
A beautiful plant whose strap like leaves are deep rose striped with olive green.

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


Phormium 'Pink Stripe'
Dark bronze strap like leaves edged, very thinly, in pink.

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


Phormium 'Rubrum'
Strap like leaves fountain up in one of the darkest reds of all phormiums.

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


Phormium 'Surfer'
Typical strap like leaves of olive green but with a thick dark red margin to each leaf.

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


Phormium 'Surfers Bronze'
A neat little phormium whose olive green strap like leaves are very thinly edged in dark red.

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


Phormium cookianum 'Evening Glow'
Lovely phormium whose strap like red leaves are subtly tinted with purples and bronze.

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


Phormium cookianum 'Jester'
Very subtle phormium with pink leaves that fade to green. Extremely pretty and unusual.

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


Phormium cookianum 'Platts Black'
One of the smallest phormiums growing only 10 high with strap like leaves that are, as its name implies, virtually black.

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


Phormium cookianum 'Tricolour'
A colourful phormium whose sword shaped leaves have red margins and yellow stripes.

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


Phormium tenax 'Sundowner'
A stately phormium rising to 2 metres in height whose bronze strap like leaves are thickly striped in pink.

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


Phormium tenax 'Yellow Wave'
The broad strappy green leaves on this AGM award winning phormium are striped in bright yellow.

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


Photinia davidiana 'Palette'
Slow growing variety. The young leaves have patches of pink and cream.

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


Photinia fraseri 'Little Red Robin'
A dwarf form of one of the best loved shrubs having the same glossy green leaves with brilliant red young leaves but only ever reaching a metre in height.

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


Photinia fraseri 'Red Robin'
A spectacular large shrub with glossy, green leaves and brilliant, red young growths. A very useful evergreen for almost any situation. Best if pruned each year in winter to encourage new growths.

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


Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'
A compact, easy shrub, thriving in an open, moist situation. Bright gold foliage for much of the spring and summer.

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


Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'
Vigorous, medium shrub, thriving in sun or light shade. This variety is grown for its beautiful, dark bronze foliage. Very hardy and easy.

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


Physocarpus opulifolius 'Luteus'
Medium - sized shrub, thriving almost anywhere. Young growths are clear yellow, gradually turning green over the summer. 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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Pieris japonica
The attractive, glossy, evergreen foliage of this medium sized shrub is complimented by the panicles of waxy white flowers in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Cupido'
A compact Pieris under a metre in height with glossy green leaves and racemes of cream flowers in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Debutante'
A compact Pieris with dark green leaves and racemes of cream, lily -of-the-valley flowers in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver'
A compact pieris with white edged leaves but with the same fiery red foliage when young. Racemes of cream flowers in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Forest Flame'
A pieris that, quite rightly, has been awarded an AGM. Its new leaves begin as fiery red but then age to pink and cream before turning green. Cream flowers in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Little Heath Green'
A very dwarf pieris with small, glossy evergreen leaves that are coppery red when young. Very few flowers but an AGM nevertheless.

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


Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'
Dwarf pieris with variegated leaves that are narrowly edged in white, pink when young. Racemes of cream flowers in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire'
The leaves of this pieris are a lovely red-bronze when young ageing to dark green. Racemes of creamy white flower in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Purity'
This is the one to grow if you are buying a pieris for its flowers. Masses of pure white lily-of-the-valley flower in racemes in spring. Dark green leaves on a compact plant.

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


Pieris japonica 'Sarabande'
A compact pieris whose dark green leaves begin life as bronze young shoots. Racemes of creamy white flowers in spring.

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


Pieris japonica 'Variegata'
White margined leaves are flushed pink in spring. Racemes of creamy which flowers in spring.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium
A charming, large shrub of columnar habit. Glossy, pale green leaves on dark shoots. Small purple-brown, scented flowers in spring. Plant in a sunny, sheltered position. Good for seaside planting.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Abbotsbury Gold'
Bushy evergreen with wavy margined leaves of straw yellow with pale green margins. Insignificant deep red, scented flowers in spring and summer. A sheltered spot is needed for this slightly tender plant.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Garnetti'
Charming, large shrub with white variegated leaves flushed pink. Plant in a sunny, sheltered position in well drained soil. Especially good for seaside planting.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Gold Star'
A very pretty little evergreen shrub with yellow and pale green variegated leaves shown off against red stems. A sheltered position is best.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Golden King'
A compact evergreen with golden-yellow wavy edged leaves against black stems. Needs a sheltered site.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Irene Patterson'
Very attractive, slow growing form to medium size. Young leaves creamy - white, becoming green, marbled white. Pink tinged in winter.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Silver Queen'
A medium - sized shrub with pale green leaves edged silvery - grey. Chocolate - purple, honey scented flowers in spring. Leaves suffused silvery - grey, narrowly margined with white. Forms a neat and handsome, evergreen, specimen shrub.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tandara Gold'
A medium sized evergreen with golden-yellow wavy edged leaves above black stems. Very attractive.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb'
Compact evergreen shrub whose pale green leaves deepen to a dark purple with age. Inconspicuous honey-scented flowers in spring. Needs a sheltered spot but has been awarded an AGM.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Variegatum'
Very pretty evergreen with dainty grey-green leaves edged in cream over black stems. Inconspicuous scented flowers. Needs a sheltered spot.

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


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Warnham Gold'
Superb large shrub with young leaves greenish - yellow, maturing to golden yellow. Particularly stunning in autumn and winter.

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


Pittosporum tobira 'Nana'
A slow growing, dwarf form from Japan and China. Bright, glossy green, larger leaves in whorls. Orange - blossom scented, creamy - white flowers. Plant in a sheltered spot only. Very drought resistant. Good for seaside locations.

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


Pittosporum tobira 'Variegatum'
Very pretty, if tender, pittosporum with cream splashed variegated leaves and scented cream flowers in spring.

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


Platanus hispanica
A large, noble tree with attractive, mottled, flaking bark and large, palmate leaves. Rounded burr - like fruits from early summer through to the following spring. Tolerates pollution and hard pruning.

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


Platanus orientalis
A magnificent ornamental tree which is long lived and will reach up to 25m. Its flaking bark is streaked with gold. The leaves are deeply lobed.

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


Pleioblastus 'Tsuboi'
A small bamboo reaching just over a metre with pretty green and white variegated leaves.

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


Pleioblastus auricomus
A small bamboo reaching just over a metre in height, green leaves have yellow stripes on purple tinged canes. AGM holder.

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


Polygonatum multiflorum
Well loved cottage favourite which appears in spring and from whose arching stems and bright green leaves, ivory bells are suspended.

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


Polygonum affine aka Persicaria affinis
Spreading perennial with glossy, evergreen lance shaped leaves above which spikes of rosy red flowers appear from June to October. A good ground cover.

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


Polystichum munitum
Tall evergreen fern with dark green leathery fronds. Has been given an A.G.M.

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


Polystichum setiferum
Lovely fern with soft evergreen fronds. Has been given an A.G.M.

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


Poncirus trifoliata
Unusual, slow growing, medium - sized shrub. Beautiful in spring with white, sweetly scented flowers. Green stems are armed with stout spines and trifoliate leaves. Globular orange - yellow fruits.

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


Populus alba
Irregularly, lobed, white, woolly leaves. Yellow autumn colour. An excellent, large tree on exposed sites.

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


Populus balsamifera
A large, erect tree. The buds and unfolding leaves have the distinctive smell of balsam.

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


Populus canadensis
A large group of hybrids, known as the 'Black Poplars', these vigorous trees are ideal as screening or windbreaks.

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


Populus candensis 'Robusta'
A large, vigorous tree, having copper - red leaves when young then shiny, bright green. Excellent wind break.

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


Populus candensis 'Serotina'
This large vigorous tree was traditionally used for pulp production. It has a large uneven crown. One of the last poplars to break into leaf in spring.

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


Populus candicans 'Aurora'
A highly variegated form of medium size, with broad, ovate leaves that are cream and pink tinged well into late summer. Best foliage if hard pruned in winter to encourage young growth in spring.

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


Populus nigra 'Betulifola'
This round headed tree was traditionally used as timber for building. The young shoots and leaves are covered in downy hairs. Can survive atmospheric pollution.

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


Populus nigra 'Italica'
Narrow, columnar tree with tight, erect branches. Especially suitable for forming a tall screen or avenue. A familiar sight bordering French roads.

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


Populus tremula
A medium - sized tree with small, serrated leaves that tremble in the slightest breeze. Long grey catkins in later winter and early spring. Attractive yellow autumn colour.

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


Populus tremula 'Pendula'
Small growing, weeping tree which produces long purple-grey catkins in spring before the leaves appear.

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


Potentilla atrosanguinea
A hardy perennial whose deep red flowers appear above strawberry like leaves all summer and into the autumn.

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


Potentilla f. 'Abbotswood'
A compact, bushy shrub whose white, five petalled flowers appear above fine blue-green foliage throughout the summer and into the autumn.

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


Potentilla f. 'Beesii'
A shrubby perennial with buttercup yellow five petalled flowers all summer and through the autumn. Leaves are small and blue-green.

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


Potentilla f. 'Daydawn'
A compact shrub with lovely creamy five petalled flowers that are flushed orange-pink. Begins flowering in spring and continues through summer.

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


Potentilla f. 'Elizabeth'
Well known shrub with pale yellow five petalled flowers that appear all summer and into the autumn over small green leaves.

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


Potentilla f. 'Hopleys Orange'
Small shrubby potentilla with fine grey-green leaves and orange flushed yellow flowers all summer and into autumn.

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


Potentilla f. 'Jackman's Variety'
Upright shrub with small grey-green leaves and yellow five-petalled flowers which appear all summer and into autumn.

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


Potentilla f. 'Manchu'
Small shrub with a spreading habit. Tiny grey-green leaves are a perfect complement to its pure white flowers which appear all summer and into the autumn.

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


Potentilla f. 'Pink Beauty'
A very pretty small shrub with a low, spreading habit. Lovely clear pink flowers from spring into summer above small green leaves. Part shade for the best flower colour.

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


Potentilla f. 'Primrose Beauty'
Pale primrose yellow flowers from spring into summer on a compact shrubby plant with grey-green leaves.

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


Potentilla f. 'Princess'
Compact shrub with tiny eaves and pale pink flowers all summer. Flowers bleach white in the sun creating a pretty effect, or plant in part shade to retain colour.

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


Potentilla f. 'Red Ace'
A low, spreading shrubby plant with small leaves above which bright orange flowers appear from spring until autumn. For brightest flower colour plant in half shade.

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


Potentilla f. 'Tangerine'
A low, spreading shrub with lovely, five petalled coppery flowers from spring through the summer. Small mid-green leaves.

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


Potentilla f. 'Tilford Cream'
A low, spreading shrub with large, creamy flowers from spring into the summer above small mid-green leaves.

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


Potentilla f. 'Vilmoriniana'
Lovely upright shrub with small, silvery grey leaves and cream flowers from late spring through into the autumn.

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


Potentilla nep. 'Miss Willmott'
A herbaceous perennial with narrow, five-fingered leaves and strawberry pink flowers all summer.

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


Potentilla neumanniana
A little ground-cover cinquefoil with bright yellow flowers in spring above strawberry leaf like foliage.

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


Primula 'Candelabra hybrids'
Tall primroses with whirls of flowers in tiers on a strong stem. Flowering in late spring and early summer and very happy on the edge of a pond.

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


Primula 'Wanda'
Similar in every way to our native primrose save that the petals are deep mauve. Well known before all the many coloured hybrids appeared and still one of the best.

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


Primula denticulata
The drumstick primula, with its lollipop balls of flowers, which vary in colour from lavender to purple is a familiar and well loved sight in late spring. Typical rosette of primrose leaves appear first in early spring.

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


Primula veris
A very well known and loved wild flower that will live happily in the garden. From its rosette of leaves, the cowslip sends up a stem with a cluster of yellow flowers.

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


Primula vialii
An early summer flowering primula with spikes of red flower buds which open to lavender flowers. Loves moist acidic conditions.

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


Primula vulgaris
Our own native and much loved primrose which cloths the hedgerows in early spring. Deserves its place in every garden.

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


Prostanthera cuneata
A hardy, dwarf spreading shrub. Small, dark green, glossy, aromatic leaves. Flowers white, flushed lilac in late spring. Plant in a sunny, sheltered situation.

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


Prunella grandiflora
A good little ground cover plant which is covered in pink flowers from spring into autumn. Flowers are loved by bees.

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


Prunus 'Accolade'
A small, graceful tree. Deep pink buds open to semi - double pink flowers in early summer.

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


Prunus 'Cheals Weeping' (Kiku-shidare-zakura)
A small, weeping tree. Very attractive when wreathed in clear, deep pink, very double flowers against the bronze - green foliage.

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


Prunus 'Hally Jolivette'
A small, graceful tree. The slender, willowy stems are covered, in early spring with semi - double white flowers.

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


Prunus 'Mume'
This attractive, small tree has green young shoots and single, almond scented, pale pink flowers. Widely grown in Japan.

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


Prunus 'Okame'
A small, very lovely cherry with masses of carmine rose flowers opening throughout March. Attractive autumn colour.

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


Prunus 'Shirofugen'
Vigorous, wide spreading tree with large, double white fragrant flowers in May and copper coloured leaves. Very late and long lasting flowers.

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


Prunus 'Shogetsu'
A lovely, wide spreading tree with a broad, flattened crown. Double flowers, pink tinted in bud opening to pure white, all along the branches in long stalked clusters.

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


Prunus 'Taihaku'
A superb, medium - sized, robust tree. Large pure white flowers and rich, coppery - red young leaves.

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


Prunus 'Ukon'
A robust tree of spreading habit. Unusual, greenish - yellow, semi double flowers. Nice autumn colour.

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


Prunus 'Umineko'
A slim upright growing cherry. Single white flowers in April and good autumn colour combine to produce a tree of great merit for a more confined space.

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


Prunus avium
Medium to large, native tree with smooth grey bark which turns to mahogany - red and peels with age. White flowers in mid - late spring. Nicknamed, very aptly 'Lady of the Woods'.

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


Prunus avium 'Plena'
An attractive, medium - sized tree with mahogany red - peeling bark. Covered with double white flowers in spring. One of the loveliest of all flowering trees.

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


Prunus cerasifera
A small tree which produces large numbers of small white flowers early in spring. Mature specimens sometimes produce small red plums.

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


Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'
Small tree with rich, ruby - red leaves. Pink budded, white flowers in early spring. Makes a lovely, good value tree.

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


Prunus cistena
Rich, red - purple foliage. White flowers in early spring. Makes a good dwarf hedge and grows in sun or light shade.

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


Prunus cistena 'Crimson Dwarf'
An A.G.M. for this dwarf shrub with its rich purple leaves that are ruby red as they unfurl. White flowers appear to be flushed pink because of the red stamens. Makes an ornamental hedge too.

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


Prunus dulcis
A traditional spring flowering tree. Its large pink flowers are formed single or in pairs. Edible almonds will form on older trees in warmer areas.

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


Prunus hybrid 'Kanzan'
One of the most popular of medium sized, ornamental cherries. Large, showy, double rich pink flowers in May, young foliage, bronze. A large headed, upright tree.

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


Prunus incisa 'Kojo-no-mai'
A beautiful and ornamental shrub or small tree whose pale pink flowers in early spring shimmer on the zigzag branches. Foliage turns scarlet in autumn.

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


Prunus laurocerasus 'Angustifolia'
A vigorous wide spreading, evergreen shrub which will grow to a large size. Makes a superb, dense hedge or screening specimen shrub.

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


Prunus laurocerasus 'Cherry Brandy'
A small, dense, mound forming shrub. The bronze young foliage eventually becomes green. Excellent, evergreen, glossy groundcover.

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


Prunus laurocerasus 'Marbled White'
A slow growing, eventually large, dense bush. The leaves are green, marbled through with white.

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


Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken'
An outstanding evergreen shrub of dense, dome - shaped habit. Long glossy, dark green leaves. Spikes of white flowers are produced in early May. Outstanding low shrub in leaf and flower.

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


Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia'
A superb evergreen with large glossy leaves. Its dense habit makes this an ideal candidate for a hedge.

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


Prunus laurocerasus 'Van Nes'
Broad, spreading habit with dark green, narrower, laurel leaves.

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


Prunus laurocerasus 'Zabeliana'
A low growing evergreen shrub with narrow, long, glossy, green leaves. Profusion of white flowers in Spring. Excellent ground cover, even under the shade and drip of trees.

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


Prunus lusitanica
Glossy, dark green leaves with dark red stalks. Cream scented flowers in June. A beautiful specimen tree when allowed to develop naturally. Splendid hedging plant or individual shrub.

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


Prunus lusitanica 'Variegata'
Leaves white variegated, sometimes pink - flushed in winter. Slower growing than the type.

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


Prunus maackii 'Amber Beauty'
A small tree that has amber coloured, flaking bark and a narrow crown. Small white flowers appear in mid spring.

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


Prunus padus
A small to medium - sized, native tree. In May the tree is covered drooping racemes of scented white flowers. The black fruit which follow are popular with the birds.

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


Prunus padus 'Coloratus'
This is a particularly ornamental form, the purple shoots and bronze foliage contrast well with the pale pink flowers..

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


Prunus padus 'Watereri'
A medium - sized tree with small, white flowers on conspicuous racemes in May.

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


Prunus sargentii
One of the loveliest, medium - sized cherries. Single pink flowers in March and April. Young leaves bronzy - red and glorious autumn colour.

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


Prunus serrula
Small tree which has glistening, polished red - brown mahogany - like bark and willow - like leaves. Small, insignificant, white flowers in late April. One of the best trees for year round attraction. Plant on or next to a path so that the trunk can be

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


Prunus serrulata 'Amanogawa'
Small, columnar, neat tree with clusters of pale pink, double flowers from top to bottom in April to May. Excellent specimen tree for small gardens or where space is restricted.

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


Prunus serrulata 'Pink Perfection'
A small tree whose young foliage is bronze. Double rose-pink flowers appear in May. Good autumn colour.

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


Prunus spinosa
Small white flowers in March and April on bare stems. Makes a dense, thorny hedge in sun or shade. The fruit of this Prunus is used to make sloe gin. Suckers freely in a hedge, so forms a dense thicket.

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


Prunus spinosa 'Purpurea'
A neat, compact bush with rich, purple leaves and white flowers. One of the best of purple leaved shrubs.

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


Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis Rosea'
Beautiful, small tree. Branches bear semi - double pink flowers, during November to March. Hardy in any weather. A great joy in winter.

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


Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
During the dreary winter months from Nov - March this tree produces semi-double, frilled white flowers. In autumn leaves turn bright red and bronze. A lovely tree in any garden.

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


Prunus tenella 'Firehill'
An outstanding small shrub with erect stems wreathed in brilliant single rose red flowers during mid spring. One of the best dwarf almonds.

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


Prunus yedoensis
A small, wide spreading tree whose arching branches are covered with almond scented white flowers in March.

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


Prunus yedoensis 'Ivensii'
Small, weeping cherry with single white flowers March / April.

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


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

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


Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea'
Low spreading tree with small, yellowish flowers which are beautifully perfumed.

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


Ptercarya fraxinifolia
A large, wide spreading, suckering tree. Flowers greenish, in pendulous clusters, followed by winged fruits. Hardy, fast growing tree.

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


Pulmonaria officianalis 'Blue Ensign'
Very pure and bright blue flowers in early spring. Unlike most pulmonaries, the hairy leaves are plain green.

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


Pulmonaria officianalis 'Sissinghurst White'
Pure white flowers over spotted leaves in early spring. An excellent lungwort which has been given an A.G.M.

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


Pulmonaria rubra
The brightest plant in the garden in late winter when coral red flowers glow above green foliage. Has a coveted A.G.M.

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


Pulmonaria sacch. 'Cambridge Blue'
Pale blue flowers in spring above spotted lungwort leaves.

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


Pulmonaria saccharata 'Dora Bielefeld'
A lungwort with lovely rosy flowers in spring above its spotted foliage.

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


Pyracantha 'Mohave'
Tiny leaved evergreen that can be trained against a wall. Its thorny nature makes it ideal as a hedge. Masses of white flowers in spring are followed by orange-red berries in autumn.

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


Pyracantha 'Orange Charmer'
Dense, tiny leaved evergreen armed with thorns that makes a good hedge. White flowers in spring are followed by masses of orange berries.

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


Pyracantha 'Orange Glow'
Tiny leaved thorny evergreen that makes a dense hedge. White flowers in spring are followed by orange berries. This shrub has a well deserved AGM.

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


Pyracantha 'Soleil d'Or'
Tiny leaved evergreen armed with thorns. White flowers in spring are followed by golden yellow berries.

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


Pyracantha 'Teton'
A thorny evergreen with tiny leaves, makes a very good dense hedge. White flowers in spring are followed by yellow-orange berries.

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


Pyracantha coccinea 'Red Column'
Upright evergreen with tiny leaves and armed with thorns. Its bee-friendly white flowers in spring are followed by masses of bright red berries in autumn.

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


Pyracantha coccinea 'Red Cushion'
A low growing evergreen shrub with tiny leaves and thorns. In spring it is covered with bee friendly white flowers which are followed by red berries.

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


Pyracantha Saphyr Orange aka 'Cadange'
Evergreen with tiny leaves and thorns making a good hedge. White flowers in spring are followed by orange berries.

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


Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'
A vigorous, medium - sized, narrow tree. Foliage glossy, green and long persistent, white flowers appear in mid - spring. Good for planting in more confined spaces.

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


Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'
A small tree with elegant, silver - grey foliage on weeping branches. White flowers. An asset to any garden. Have as a complete dome or prune to more of an umbrella shape.

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