Philadelphus Birchlands (sweet mock-orange, English dogwood) is a deciduous flowering plant in the family Hydrangaceae, native to Southern Europe. Toothed leaves and bowl-shaped, white, fragrant flowers arrive en masse in spring and cover the arching branches. Deciduous
Very free flowering, deciduous plant clothed with a profusion of extremely fragrant, creamy-white, cup-shaped single flowers in spring. Thrives in dry soil, and is suitable for sun or shade. Forms a large informal hedge which will fill the air with fragrance when in flower, or, as a single specimen, will make an attractive shrub.
Colour: White Habit: Bushy Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.7m x 2.4m
Mock Orange Blossom. Beautiful simple, single, white flowers (this one will have pink splashes originating from the centre) with a heady fragrance will delight when they flower in spring. Fresh green summer foliage. Easy to grow in the sun or just a little shade. Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth. Deciduous.
Colour: White / Pink Habit: Bushy shrub Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm
This 19th century French hybrid is still rated a top shrub today. Fresh green foliage and virginal white double blossoms with a delicious heady fragrance. Easy to grow in a sunny spot. Prune after flowering within a few centimetres of the old wood. Deciduous.
Philadelphus appreciate a side dressing of lime once a year - probably best applied just before spring.
Colour: White Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m
A gorgeous bamboo with green foliage dashed with yellow and gold leaves, purple canes. Great for small clump forms or borders for that something different. Edible shoots. Its roots are rhizomes and slow spreading.
It is advisable to cut back to ground level 2-3 times a year to keep the plant looking fresh. Can be used for hedging, pots and planters,indoors and to purify water.
Habit: Clumping/Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 20-40cm x 20-40cm
Commonly known as Indian Hawthorn, Rhaphiolepis fergusonii is a compact evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves and small white fragrant flowers from late winter to spring. Easy to grow in a sunny spot in the garden.
Colour: White / Pink Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm
This is a tall evergreen shrub up to 3m, with large shiny leaves which look attractive all year round. It has rounded
clusters of tiny pink perfumed flowers in August and September. Hailing from Central America, it is a very tough, drought-tolerant plant for our gardens and is useful as a background shrub or grown as an informal hedge.
Trimming it back after flowering will promote a denser form. It will look at its best, and be most floriferous, in a sunny spot. It dislikes frost.
A top performing little shrub with attractive, dainty, variegated foliage. Little pink stars of bloom appear on and off almost all year round. Performs well without fuss but prefers protection from harsh frost. Happiest in the sun with good drainage. Evergreen.
Colour: Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 90cm
A top performing little shrub with attractive, dainty, variegated foliage. Little white stars of bloom appear on and off almost all year round. Performs well without fuss but prefers protection from harsh frost. Happiest in the sun with good drainage. Evergreen.
Colour: White Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 0.6m
The chestnut brown branches of this unusual deciduous shrub have an open spreading habit. In very early spring they are highly decorated with a myriad of chartreuse-yellow flowers that hang like little bells. Gorgeous picked for a unique floral decoration. Easy to grow in sun or part shade.
Colour: Green / Yellow Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.5m x 2m