Plant List

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Rhamnus alaternus 'Argentovariegata'
Beautiful, evergreen, variegated shrub with green, marbled grey leaves with an irregular creamy margin. Thrives in sun or shade but needs some shelter.

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


Rhamnus cathartica
A large native shrub with spiny branches which have shiny black fruit in autumn. Attracts butterflies.

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


Rhamnus frangula
Large shrub with green leaves which turn yellow in autumn. Red fruits turn black.

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


Rhamnus frangula 'Asplenifolia'
An unusual form of this plant in which the leaves have been reduced to narrow strips. The leaves turn an attractive yellow in autumn.

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


Rheum palmatum
An ornamental rhubarb whose jagged edged leaves look magnificent beside a pond. Tall spires of white, pink or red flowers in June.

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


Rheum palmatum tanguticum
Architectural plant with superb red-purple jagged edged leaves and spires of cerise flowers in June. Lovely beside a pond.

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


Rhododendron ' Madame Masson'
A traditional hybrid. The white flowers are marked with a yellow blotch.

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


Rhododendron ' Mrs Charles E. Pearson'
An old favourite. Vigorous upright plant. Mauve flowers with darker spots, fading to almost white.

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


Rhododendron ' Pink Pearl'
A popular, very hardy variety. Large pink flowers with clear crimson-brown markings.

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


Rhododendron ' Solidarity'
Medium sized shrub. Large trusses of wavy edged, pink flowers open from red buds.

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


Rhododendron ' Wren'
Mound forming dwarf rhododendron. Yellow flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Albert Schweitzer'
Pale pink flowers open from darker pink buds. A particularly robust variety.

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


Rhododendron 'Anna Rose Whitney'
A vigorous, medium sized shrub. Pale pink flowers with brown patches.

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


Rhododendron 'Baden-Baden'
Compact, dwarf shrub with deep red flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Bashful'
Dwarf rhododendron, pink flowers with unusual orange spotting .

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


Rhododendron 'Betty Wormald'
Dense growing variety. Dark pink flowers, paler inside with red spotting on the upper petals.

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


Rhododendron 'Blue Diamond'
Compact shrub with upright growth habit. Bright violet-blue flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Bow Bells'
Bronze new growth, delicate pink flowers in spring.

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


Rhododendron 'Brittania'
Rhododendron with bright scarlet flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Carmen'
Dwarf rhododendron with deep red flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Caroline Allbrook'
Medium sized rhododendron. Lavender-pink flowers with ruffled edges.

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


Rhododendron 'Christmas Cheer'
Early flowering variety with pale pink flowers opening from December, hence the name.

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


Rhododendron 'Clipense'
Early flowering, compact variety. Bell shaped flowers are white flushed pink.

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


Rhododendron 'Cosmopolitan'
Broad, dense shrub with glossy dark green leaves. Flowers pale pink, with dark red flares.

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


Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'
Medium sized shrub. White flowers are spotted with yellow or brown. More tolerant of soil type than most rhododendrons.

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


Rhododendron 'Curlew'
Dwarf shrub with clear yellow flowers spotted with green - brown.

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


Rhododendron 'Doc'
Compact dwarf shrub Rose pink flowers with wavy edges fade to white.

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


Rhododendron 'Dopey'
Small growing rhododendron with matt green leaves and deep red flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis'
Dwarf rhododendron ideal as a groundcover plant. Clusters of white flowers in late spring.

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


Rhododendron 'Dreamland'
Compact plant attractive pink flowers are edged with darker pink.

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


Rhododendron 'Fastuosum Flore Pleno'
A very hardy hybrid. Double or semi-double rich mauve flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Fred Peste'
Dense, compact shrub. The leaves are heavily felted on the undersides. Flowers red with darker throat.

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


Rhododendron 'Furnivall's Daughter'
A popular selection this rhododendron has large pink flowers with bright red markings.

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


Rhododendron 'Germania'
This small rhododendron has spectacular large pink flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Ginny Gee'
A small mound forming hybrid. Its pink flowers gradually fade to almost white

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


Rhododendron 'Goldflimmer'
Dark green foliage is splashed gold. Purple flowers are marked with yellow.

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


Rhododendron 'Gomer Waterer'
Medium sized shrub. The flowers which are white, flushed mauve have the added attraction of being fragrant.

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


Rhododendron 'Grumpy'
Compact dwarf shrub. The flowers are yellow tinged with pink.

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


Rhododendron 'Halfdan Lem'
A medium sized shrub with large trusses of bright red flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Hoppy'
Compact shrub with attractive, frilly light mauve flowers which fade to white.

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


Rhododendron 'Hotei'
One of the best yellow rhododendrons. The flowers are bell shaped. Needs dappled shade and a well drained, but not dry, soil to perform well.

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


Rhododendron 'Lee's Dark Purple'
Compact bush, flowers dark purple with a green-brown markings.

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


Rhododendron 'Lord Roberts'
An upright growing bush. The flowers are dark red with distinctive black markings.

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


Rhododendron 'Morning Cloud'
Dwarf shrub, white flowers are flushed with pink.

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


Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla'
A vigorous plant which will grow in more difficult areas. Trusses of deep red flowers are borne in May and June.

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


Rhododendron 'Patty Bee'
Dwarf rhododendron with pale yellow flowers in April. The dark green leaves turn bronze in winter.

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


Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman'
This compact shrub has an abundance of cream, flushed pink flowers which age to creamy white.

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


Rhododendron 'Ptarmigan'
Compact, dwarf rhododendron. Early flowering, white flowers with distinctive dark spots.

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


Rhododendron 'Ramapo'
Dwarf evergreen with aromatic grey-green leaves. Mauve flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Shamrock'
Dwarf evergreen shrub with lemon coloured flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Sneezy'
Compact rhododendron. Pink flowers open from red buds in May.

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


Rhododendron 'Snipe'
Dwarf shrub. Flowers a white flushed with pink and mauve.

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


Rhododendron 'Surrey Heath'
Small, compact shrub. Rose-pink flowers are carried on yellow stems.

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


Rhododendron 'Teddy Bear'
Compact evergreen shrub. Dark green leaves felted brown on the undersides. Large pale pink flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Titian Beauty'
Small shrub with upright growth habit. Red flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Wee Bee'
Small, mound forming shrub with neat habit. Red buds open to pink flowers.

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


Rhododendron 'Wilgen's Ruby'
Medium sized plant. Ruby red flowers with darker markings.

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


Rhododendron 'Winsome'
Compact, dwarf shrub. Copper coloured spring growth contrasts with the red flowers.

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


Rhus glabra
A wide - spreading, medium sized shrub, with glaucous stems and attractive, pinnate glaucous leaves which turn intense red, orange and yellow in autumn. Erect, scarlet, plume - like fruit clusters.

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


Rhus typhina
A multistemmed, small, suckering tree. The stems are densely brown felted. The large pinnate leaves turn scarlet, red and orange in autumn. Plant in full sun for best effect, in a lawn so suckers get mown off.

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


Rhus typhina 'Dissecta'
A female form with deeply cut leaves and velvet shoots. In autumn the fern like leaves produce a dazzling display of oranges and reds.

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


Ribes alpinum
A small, semi erect shrub of dense habit. Flowers are greenish - yellow followed by red berries. Very useful shrub for heavy shade.

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


Ribes odoratum
Small to medium sized shrub with racemes of golden yellow flowers in April, followed by black berries. Leaves colour richly in autumn. Very hardy and easy to grow.

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


Ribes sanguineum
A very easy shrub to grow and a great cottage garden favourite. Racemes of pink flowers with a distinctive scent in early spring.

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


Ribes sanguineum 'Brocklebankii'
The golden leaved form of this popular shrub. It bears racemes of pink flowers in spring. Best in part shade to preserve the leaf colour.

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


Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII'
An easy to grow, popular shrub. Intense, crimson flowers in racemes in great profusion, in April. Lower growing than the typical form.

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


Ribes sanguineum 'Pulborough Scarlet'
An extremely good form of a popular shrub whose racemes of flowers are a clear, bright red.

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


Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle'
A very lovely and refined flowering currant with pure white racemes in early spring. A very easy shrub for all its refinement.

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


Ribes speciosum
An unusual, medium - sized, semi - evergreen shrub. Beautiful slender, fuchsia like red flowers hang from the branches in April and May. Succeeds in dry shade or full sun.

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


Robinia hispida
A deciduous suckering shrub. Clusters of pink pea-like flowers appear in early summer. Plant is quite brittle so needs a sheltered site.

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


Robinia pseudocacia
Fast growing, spreading tree. White, fragrant, pea-like flowers in late spring. Thrives in well drained soil and sheltedered from winds.

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


Robinia pseudocacia 'Frisia'
A colourful tree with bright yellow, pinnate foliage right through to autumn. Very popular, graceful and desirable. Associates well with purple foliage.

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


Rodgersia aesculifolia
A lovely plant especially suited to a pond side. Bears panicles of pink tinged cream flowers in summer but is grown for its leaves which are palmate and resemble horse chestnut leaves, save that these are bronze tinged.

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


Rodgersia pinnata
Panicles of cream flowers in summer but planted for the sake of its big, horse chestnut like leaves. Exceptional pond side plant.

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


Romneya coulteri
A sub - shrubby perennial with fragrant, large white scented poppy - like flowers with golden stamens from July to October. Prefers light soil, to be able to spread freely.

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


Rosa 'Alberic Barbier'
Rambler rose which will thrive in difficult situations. Flowers in late June and July with lightly scented, double, creamy white blooms.

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


Rosa 'Albertine'
Vigorous rambling rose ideal for growing on sunny walls or through old trees. Very fragrant, double, salmon pink flowers.

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


Rosa 'Ballerina'
One of the best polyantha roses with great heads of pale pink single flowers. Will flower well into the autumn. Trouble free rose that grows to just over a metre in height.

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


Rosa 'Blanche Double de Coubert'
Shrub rose with semi-double white flowers from July to September. Ideal for a mixed border.

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


Rosa 'Canary Bird'
One of the first shrub roses to flower, with dainty yellow blooms. The unusual fern like foliage adds interest for the rest of the season.

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


Rosa 'Complicata'
Shrub rose. Distinctive large single blooms are pink with a white centre.

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


Rosa 'Felicite et Perpetue'
Vigorous semi-evergreen rambler ideal for scrambling through trees. Profuse flowering with double white, scented blooms.

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


Rosa 'Getrude Jekyll'
Full bloomed English rose. Pink, scented flowers.

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


Rosa 'Gloire de Dijon'
A repeat flowering climbing rose . The large buff yellow flowers are sweetly scented.

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


Rosa 'Graham Thomas'
A popular English rose. Its deep yellow double flowers have a distinctive tea-like scent. Long flowering period from early summer through to late autumn.

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


Rosa 'Kent'
A recumbent rose with shiny leaves and cream semi-double roses in summer and autumn. One of the best ground cover roses.

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


Rosa 'Madame Alfred Carriere'
A quick growing climber able to thrive on north facing walls. The fragrant white, flushed pink flowers appear throughout summer and autumn

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


Rosa 'Nevada'
Shrub rose with arching branches. Semi double white flowers with yellow centres in summer and autumn.

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


Rosa 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'
A beautiful vigorous climber whose blush pink flowers have a musky perfume.

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


Rosa 'Phyllis Bide'
A delightful little rambler which, unlike most of its kind, repeat flowers all summer and autumn. Masses of small, pink flushed yellow roses that fade to cream. Under three metres in height.

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


Rosa 'Rambling Rector'
Vigorous rambling rose ideal for covering buildings and growing into trees even those with a north facing aspect. Scented creamy white flowers throughout the summer.

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


Rosa 'Rhapsody in Blue'
A modern shrub rose whose semi-double flowers are purple in the bud and flower before fading to slate blue. One of the best attempts at a blue rose.

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


Rosa 'The Fairy'
Small spreading shrub which bears a profusion of small rosette shaped pink flowers.

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


Rosa 'The New Dawn'
A repeat flowering rambling rose. Large numbers of small, semi double, peachy-pink flowers.

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


Rosa 'Zepherine Drouhin'
A reliable climbing rose, particularly useful for a north facing aspect and for areas where a thorn less rose is required. Repeat flowering, double pink blooms.

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


Rosa arvensis
Native rose ideal for use in hedges. White flowers are followed by attractive red hips.

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


Rosa banksiae 'Lutea'
Vigorous climbing rose with slightly fragrant double yellow flowers. Needs a sheltered position to thrive.

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


Rosa canina
Native rose used mainly in hedgerows. Delicate white or pink flowers are followed by red hips.

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


Rosa filipes 'Kiftsgate'
Rampant rambler which will quickly cover large trees or buildings. In July the plant is covered in small, scented white blooms followed by deep amber-red hips.

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


Rosa gallica 'officinalis'
Small shrub rose which produces richly scented semi double red flowers with distinctive yellow anthers.

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


Rosa gallica 'Versicolor'
Small shrub rose similar to Rosa g. 'Officinalis' but the red flowers are striped with variable white markings.

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


Rosa gentiliana
Rambling rose with sprays of heavily scented single white flowers.

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


Rosa glauca
This attractive shrub rose is grown mainly for its foliage, blue-green leaves on almost thorn less red-brown stems. Clear pink flowers with white centres are followed by red hips.

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


Rosa moyesii 'Geranium'
An arching shrub grown for its bright red single flowers and orange-red flagon shaped hips.

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


Rosa pimpinellifolia
Native rose whose stems are clothed with dense prickles, making it extremely useful as a barrier. Perfumed creamy white flowers are followed by distinctive black hips.

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


Rosa rubiginosa
Vigorous shrub rose often used for hedging. Aromatic foliage contrasts with the clear pink single flowers. Bright red, long lasting hips

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


Rosa rugosa
A very healthy shrub rose from Japan often used as a hedge. Bears masses of cerise pink flowers in summer followed by very large red hips in autumn. Good, butter yellow leaf colour in autumn too.

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


Rosa rugosa 'Roserai de l'Hay'
Famous for its strongly scented semi-double purple flowers which appear in summer. Like all rugosa roses, it is very healthy. It will form a good hedge and its large leaves turn butter yellow in autumn.

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


Rosa rugosa 'Alba'
A very healthy shrub rose from Japan often used as a hedge. Bears masses of white flowers in summer followed by very large red hips in autumn. Good, butter yellow leaf colour in autumn too.

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


Rosa rugosa 'Rubra'
Shrub rose often used for hedging. Fragrant crimson flowers are followed by large, distinctive hips.

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


Rosa seicea pteracantha
Distinctive flat, translucent thorns which look particularly attractive with the sun shining through. Ideal for making an impenetrable hedge.

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


Rosa x centifolia
A small shrub with highly fragrant pink flowers. This rose is grown commercially for its rose perfume.

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


Rosa x odorata 'Mutabilis
Small to medium sized shrub . Single flowers which change with age from orange yellow to pink. Rich tea perfume.

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


Rosmarinus officinalis
The classic Mediterranean herb which will grow into a shrub a metre or more in height in time. Tiny, aromatic evergreen needles and blue flowers in late spring.

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


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright
A very good upright form of this aromatic shrubby herb. The flowers, which appear in late spring and summer are a nice, clear blue.

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


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'
A low growing and spreading form of this well known shrubby Mediterranean herb. Blue flowers in late spring, needs very well drained soil.

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


Rubus cockburnianus
A medium - sized, species with arching purple stems with a vivid white bloom and fern - like leaves. Bare stems look particularly attractive in winter frosts. Small rose - purple flowers are followed by bloomy - black fruits. Good as a non penetrable, t

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


Rubus cockburnianus 'Goldenvale'
A vigorous species of medium - size. The white, arching stems overlaid with a vivid white bloom and fern like bright golden - yellow foliage.

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


Rubus thibetanus 'Silver Fern'
Glossy, red - brown stems, covered with a silvery white bloom, most attractive in winter. Silvery fern - like leaves covered with thin, silky hairs.

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


Rubus tricolor
Attractive, evergreen, ground cover with white flowers in July followed by large bright, red, edible berries. Good in shade, even under trees. Non thorny.

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


Rubus tricolor 'Betty Ashburner'
A prostrate, evergreen shrub with glossy green rounded leaves with wavy margins and edible fruits. Good ground cover where Rubus tricolor is too invasive.

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


Rubus tridel 'Benenden'
Large, vigorous shrub with white, glistening flowers with a central boss of gold stamens, produced along the arching branches in May.

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


Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
One of the very best daisies for the border bearing large, golden yellow daisy flowers with a black eye all summer and autumn.

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


Rudbeckia nitida 'Herbstonne'
Tall cone flower with large lemon yellow daisy flowers and a green, cone shaped centre. Flowers from mid-summer into autumn.

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


Ruscus aculeatus
Dwarf shrub which forms clumps of green, leafy stems bearing minute green flowers in winter and spring. Excellent ground cover for dry, shady areas. Red berries on female plants.

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