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Aesculus parviflora

Aesculus parviflora
Bottlebrush Buckeye

An exquisite, robust, suckering species which has candle-like 10 - 12 cm cream buds in early summer that open to upright panicles of white flowers with red anthers in July
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Aesculus pavia 'Atrosanguinea'

Aesculus pavia 'Atrosanguinea'
Red Buckeye

A beautiful small tree with slender, upright panicles of deep scarlet red flowers up to 10 - 15 cm long in early summer
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Aesculus pavia 'Koehnei'

Aesculus pavia 'Koehnei'
Buckeye

Charming, rare and very slow growing cultivar which is covered with upright panicles of rose-pink flowers in early summer
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Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'

Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'
Scarlet Buckeye

Perhaps the most handsome of the flowering Buckeyes, this is an unusual plant which has impressive, long (10 - 20 cm) panicles of scarlet flowers in late spring / early summer
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Arbutus unedo

Arbutus unedo
Strawberry Tree

Gorgeous evergreen plant which has white or pale pink pitcher-like flowers in autumn followed by bright red, edible, strawberry-like fruit
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Berberis x  'Goldilocks'

Berberis x 'Goldilocks'
Barberry

A handsome and unusual evergreen shrub, in our opinion this is one of the most colourful flowering Berberis, with drooping racemes of golden-orange flowers in spring and occasionally midsummer
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Berberis thunbergii 'Green Carpet'

Berberis thunbergii 'Green Carpet'
Barberry

A popular low shrub, Berberis thunbergii 'Green Carpet' has bright green leaves which turn vivid shades of amber or red before falling in autumn and delicate, pale-lemon flowers in spring
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Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'

Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
Barberry

An eye-catching shrub which has young leaves that are purple as they emerge and within a few weeks begin to show pleasing swirls of pink and cream variegation
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Buxus balearica

Buxus balearica
Balearic Box

An unusual evergreen shrub native to the Balearic Islands and Spain, Buxus balearica has glossy, dark green leaves which are aromatic when wet or damp
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Ceanothus  'Concha'

Ceanothus 'Concha'
Californian Lilac

An evergreen shrub which has dark green, glossy leaves and masses of attractive, vivid blue flowers in early to mid summer
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Ceanothus impressus 'Puget Blue'

Ceanothus impressus 'Puget Blue'
Californian Lilac

An attractive large evergreen shrub which has clusters of really very pretty, deep blue flowers in early summer
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Cistus x corbariensis

Cistus x corbariensis
Rock Rose

A rounded evergreen shrub, Cistus x corbariensis has dark green glossy leaves and masses of pink flower buds which open to pure white flowers, with yellow centers throughout summer
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Cornus mas 'Aurea'

Cornus mas 'Aurea'
Golden-leaved Cornelian Cherry

Available Autumn 2016 - An eye-catching shrub, Cornus mas 'Aurea' has fantastic, soft, golden-yellow leaves which emerge in spring, holding this colour until early summer
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Cornus mas 'Jolico'

Cornus mas 'Jolico'
Cornelian Cherry

 A charming German form of Cornus mas which was first selected to be used for commercial fruit production
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Cornus mas 'Variegata'

Cornus mas 'Variegata'
Variegated Cornelian Cherry

Available Spring 2017 - An unusual and attractive selection of Cornus mas with delightful, cream edged, grey-green leaves and vibrant, bright yellow flowers in early spring
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Cotoneaster astrophoros

Cotoneaster astrophoros
Ground cover Cotoneaster

An uncommon weeping shrub, Cotoneaster astrophoros is evergreen and forms a compact mat, studded with white, star-like flowers in spring
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Cotoneaster cuspidatus

Cotoneaster cuspidatus
Tibetan Cotoneaster (was £12.50)

Special Offer - A handsome small to medium sized shrub which can be found growing in Tibet, Cotoneaster cuspidatus has masses of large, shiny red fruit in autumn
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Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var meiophyllus

Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var. meiophyllus
Chinese Cotoneaster

A rare, semi-evergreen native of China, Cotoneaster glaucophyllus var meiophyllus has large, oval, leaves which are tinged with pink when young, before turning dark green as they age
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Deutzia x hybrida 'Strawberry Fields (3L pots)'

Deutzia x hybrida 'Strawberry Fields (3L pots)'
Pink-flowered Deutzia

A lovely selection, Deutzia x hybrida 'Strawberry Fields' has masses of large, deep-pink and white, fragrant flowers in mid-summer which contrast well with its bright green leaves
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Deutzia setchuenensis var corymbiflora

Deutzia setchuenensis var. corymbiflora
Chinese Snow Flower

Charming and slow growing species, Deutzia setchuenensis var corymbiflora has clusters of long lasting, star-like white flowers in summer
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Dipelta floribunda

Dipelta floribunda
Rosy Dipelta

Available Winter 2015 - An outstanding plant native to China, Dipelta floribunda has upright stems bearing clusters of fragrant, funnel-shaped, pale-pink flowers with yellow throats in early summer
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Elaeagnus umbellata

Elaeagnus umbellata
Autumn Olive

Available Autumn 2017 An unusual and enchanting plant native to the thin, hillside woods of China and Japan, Elaeagnus umbellata has masses of tiny, elusively fragrant flowers in early summer
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Euonymus alatus

Euonymus alatus
Winged Spindle or Burning Bush

A shrub known for its superb red autumn colour, Euonymus alatus is a slow growing and also has distinctive corky 'wings' on its branchlets
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Euonymus alatus var ciliatodentatus

Euonymus alatus var. ciliatodentatus
Dwarf Spindle Bush

A rare form suited for smaller gardens, Euonymus alatus var ciliatodentatus has fantastic autumn colour and an exceptionally dwarf, compact habit
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Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'
Dwarf Winged Spindle or Burning Bush

A popular dwarf cultivar, Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' has cool green summer leaves and shimmering, bright red autumn colour
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Euonymus alatus 'Timber Creek (Chicago Fire)'

Euonymus alatus 'Timber Creek (Chicago Fire)'
Winged Spindle or Burning Bush

An unusual American cultivar, Euonymus alatus 'Timber Creek' has dark green leaves  which turn particularly vivid shades of fiery red before falling in autumn
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Euonymus cornutus var quinquecornutus

Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus
Five Horned Spindleberry

Information Only - Beautiful and rare, Euonymus cornutus var quinquecornutus was discovered in China by Ernest Wilson in 1908 and has very eye-catching fruit
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Euonymus europaeus 'Albus'

Euonymus europaeus 'Albus'
Spindle Tree

Information Only - An unusual cultivar, Euonymus europaeus 'Albus' has masses of showy, white fruit in autumn which split to reveal bright orange seed
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Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade'

Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade'
Spindle Tree

A vigorous and eye-catching shrub, Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' has spectacular displays of bright pinkish-red fruit which split open to reveal glowing orange seeds
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Euonymus fortunei var coloratus

Euonymus fortunei var. coloratus
Wintercreeper (was £9.50)

SPECIAL OFFER - A tough, useful and evergreen, ground cover plant, Euonymus fortunei var coloratus has a dense growing habit and forms a sprawling, thick, bushy mat
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Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'

Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'
Variegated Wintercreeper

A lovely dwarf, evergreen plant, Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin' has dark green leaves flecked with ivory-white variegation which are tinged with pink when young
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Euonymus myrianthus

Euonymus myrianthus
Evergreen Chinese Euonymus

Information Only - Rare and evergreen with colourful fruit, Euonymus myrianthus is native to Western China and was introduced to England in 1908 by the famous plant hunter Ernest Wilson
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Euonymus phellomanus

Euonymus phellomanus
Corktree or Spindle Bush

Collected as seed from China in 1894, Euonymus phellomanus has vivid lipstick-pink fruit in autumn, which split to reveal bright orange seeds
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Euonymus planipes

Euonymus planipes
Spindle Tree

An unusual garden plant, Euonymus planipes is native to Korea, Northern Japan, Sakhalin Island, Eastern Siberia and has masses of showy, bright purplish-scarlet fruit in autumn
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Fagus sylvatica 'Asterix'

Fagus sylvatica 'Asterix'
Dwarf Beech

 New to usFagus sylvatica 'Asterix' is an excellent dwarf selection of beech which grows with a distinctivem heavily branches, rounded habit
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Fagus sylvatica 'Franken'

Fagus sylvatica 'Franken'
Variegated Beech

Available Autumn/Winter 2017 Produced from a selected seedling of Fagus sylvatica 'Marmorata', the white marbling on the variegated leaves of this selection is very attractive and better than its parent
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Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'

Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'
Dwarf Beech

Unusual and very slow growing beech, Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes' has green, willow-like leaves which turn an attractive bronze colour in winter and can stay on the plant until the following spring
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Fuchsia x  'King George'

Fuchsia x 'King George'
Hardy Fuchsia

A small Fuchsia with an excellent display of large scarlet and violet flowers in late summer
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Fuchsia magellanica 'Lady Bacon'

Fuchsia magellanica 'Lady Bacon'
Hardy Fuchsia

A small or medium sized shrub with very attractive, slim, white, pink & violet flowers in late summer and early autumn
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Fuchsia magellanica var molinae '(3L pots)'

Fuchsia magellanica var. molinae '(3L pots)'
Hardy Fuchsia or Maiden's Blush

 A charming garden shrub with soft green leaves and masses of delicate, pale pink flower throughout late summer
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Fuchsia magellanica 'Mrs. P. Wood'

Fuchsia magellanica 'Mrs. P. Wood'
Hardy Fuchsia

A popular garden shrub, Fuchsia magellanica 'Mrs P Wood' has deep green leaves and masses of vivid red and purple flowers in mid to late summer
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Hibiscus syriacus 'Duc de Brabant'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Duc de Brabant'
Double-flowered Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Duc de Brabant' has cool green leaves and showy, double, deep purplish-pink flowers in late summer
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Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene'
Rose of Sharon

Available Autumn 2016 - An outstanding Hibiscus cultivar which has dark green, nearly glossy leaves and gorgeous, large, often semi-double, pure white flowers with conspicuous ruby red throats
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Hibiscus syriacus 'Marina'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Marina'
Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Marina' is an improved form of Hibiscus syriacus 'Bluebird', with notably stronger, more reliable growth and flowers which are a richer shade of blue
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Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud'

Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud'
Beauty Bush

Native to Hupeh in China, Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud' is known for its slightly pendulous branches, festooned with masses of pink, bell-shaped flowers in summer
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Laurus nobilis 'Angustifolia'

Laurus nobilis 'Angustifolia'
Narrow-leaved Bay Tree (was £15.00)

Special Offer - A rare selection of the familiar bay tree, Laurus nobilis 'Angustifolia' has slender, evergreen leaves which release an aromatic scent when bruised and can be used in cooking
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Laurus nobilis 'Aurea'

Laurus nobilis 'Aurea'
Golden Bay

A handsome large evergreen shrub or eventually very small tree, Laurus nobilis 'Aurea' has golden leaves which are particularly effective for providing colour in a garden through the winter
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Ligustrum x vicaryi

Ligustrum x vicaryi
Golden Privet

A colourful, evergreen shrub, Ligustrum x vicaryi has soft-golden leaves and sprays of pretty white flowers in late spring
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Lonicera involucrata

Lonicera involucrata
Twinberry Honeysuckle

An uncommon, shrubby honeysuckle native to the United States, Lonicera involucrata has masses of yellow flowers in summer followed by bright red bracts and shiny purple-black fruit
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Lonicera x purpusii 'Winter Beauty'

Lonicera x purpusii 'Winter Beauty'
Winter Flowering Honeysuckle

 A wonderful semi-evergreen shrub, Lonicera x purpusii 'Winter Beauty' is well know for producing masses of creamy-white, fragrant flowers in midwinter
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Lonicera tartarica 'Arnold Red'

Lonicera tartarica 'Arnold Red'
Shrubby Honeysuckle

An unusual upright honeysuckle, Lonicera tartarica 'Arnold Red' has eye-catching, rose pink flowers in late spring and early summer followed by large, dark red fruit in autumn
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Paeonia delavayi var ludlowii

Paeonia delavayi var. ludlowii
Yellow-flowered Tree Peony

A lovely plant native to China, Paeonia delavayi var ludlowii has masses of bowl shaped, nodding, golden flowers in early summer and deeply divided, green leaves
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Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Belle Etoile'

Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Belle Etoile'
Mock Orange

Compact, arching shrub with masses of beautiful and highly fragrant, four-petalled, single white flowers in early summer
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Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine'

Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine'
Compact Mock Orange

A popular cultivar, Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine' is a dwarf, compact form with heavily scented, creamy-white, double flowers
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Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Mrs E L Robinson'

Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Mrs E L Robinson'
Mock Orange

A small, deciduous shrub with bright green leaves and enchanting single to semi-double, fragrant white flowers with numerous butter yellow stamen
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Philadelphus  'Mont Blanc'

Philadelphus 'Mont Blanc'
Mock Orange

An upright branching cultivar, Philadelphus 'Mont Blanc' has masses of large white, sweet-scented flowers in early summer
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Prunus incisa 'Kojo-no-mai'

Prunus incisa 'Kojo-no-mai'
Fuji cherry

Available Autumn 2017 - Lovely, delicate cherry with wiry, slightly contorted stems which burst into life in late winter and early spring with pale pink buds that open into an amazing display of pure white flowers
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Prunus laurocerasus 'Camelliifolia'

Prunus laurocerasus 'Camelliifolia'
Twisted Laurel

A rare selection of laurel, Prunus laurocerasus 'Camelliifolia' is a vigorous, flowering, evergreen shrub with curious and eye catching, twisted and curled leaves all year round
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Rhus typhina 'Laciniata'

Rhus typhina 'Laciniata'
Cutleaf Staghorn Sumac

Available Autumn 2017 - A large, branching shrub, Rhus typhina 'Laciniata' has long, finely dissected, dark green leaves which turn exquisite shades of red and orange in autumn
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Rhus typhina 'Radiance'

Rhus typhina 'Radiance'
Staghorn Sumac

A fantastic new form of the popular sumach tree, Rhus typhina 'Radiance' has bright salmon-pink young leaves which turn a pale golden-green as they age
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Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'

Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'
Cut-leaved Black Elder

Available Autumn 2017 - A splendid hardy shrub with lovely finely divided, purple-black leaves which are particularly striking when viewed against a bright background or open sky
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Sambucus nigra 'Laciniata'

Sambucus nigra 'Laciniata'
Cut-leaved Elder

A handsome shrub with deeply cut green leaves, Sambucus nigra 'Laciniata' is very hardy and has leaves which are similar to that of a cut-leaf Japanese Maples
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Sambucus nigra 'Madonna'

Sambucus nigra 'Madonna'
Variegated Black Elder

One of the best cream variegated and hardy shrubs in cultivation with bright, creamy yellow variegation on the young leaves in spring which turns white as they age
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Sarcococca confusa

Sarcococca confusa
Christmas Box

Popular evergreen shrub native to western China, Sarcococca confusa has glossy, dark-green leaves and masses of fragrant, cream-coloured flowers in midwinter
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Sarcococca orientalis

Sarcococca orientalis
Oriental Sarcococca

Information Only - An unusual, strong growing evergreen shrub with scented flowers in winter, introduced from Jiangxi in Eastern China by Roy Lancaster
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Sarcococca wallichii

Sarcococca wallichii
Sweet Box

Available Spring 2016 - A rare and splendid evergreen shrub, Sarcococca wallichii has large, glossy, bright green leaves and masses of sweetly scented white flowers in winter
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Stachyurus chinensis 'Celina'

Stachyurus chinensis 'Celina'
Chinese Stachyurus

Available Autumn/Winter 2017 A lovely rare species introduced from China by Wilson in 1908, Stachyurus chinensis 'Celina' has long, stiffly pendulous, racemes of soft-yellow flowers in spring
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Stachyurus praecox

Stachyurus praecox
Stachyurus

Available Autumn 2017 - A deciduous shrub native to Japan, Stachyurus praecox has catkin-like, drooping, racemes of pale yellow flowers in March, or earlier if the previous winter was mild
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Syringa vulgaris 'Andenken an Ludwig Spath'

Syringa vulgaris 'Andenken an Ludwig Spath'
Lilac

 A popular and reliable lilac, Syringa vulgaris 'Andenken an Ludwig Spath' has panicles of vivid purple-pink coloured flowers in early summer
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Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
Lilac

A handsome shrub, Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' has clusters of lovely deep purple flowers with a white edge to the petal in late spring
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Vinca minor 'Aureovariegata'

Vinca minor 'Aureovariegata'
Variegated Periwinkle

A versatile evergreen ground cover plant, Vinca minor 'Aureovariegata' has eye-catching gold and yellow variegation on the leaves and pretty lavender-blue flowers from Spring to Summer
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Weigela coraeensis

Weigela coraeensis
Japanese Weigela

An unusual shrub native to Japan, Weigela coraeensis has long- lasting, white, flowers which turn pink then red, giving the illusion of a plant bearing three differently coloured flowers
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Weigela florida 'Bristol Snowflake'

Weigela florida 'Bristol Snowflake'
Weigela

Known for its long flowering period, Weigela 'Bristol Snowflake' is a spreading shrub with eye-catching pure white, bell-shaped flowers
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Weigela florida 'Jean's Gold'

Weigela florida 'Jean's Gold'
Jean's Gold Weigela (was £14.95)

Special Offer - A lovely introduction, Weigela 'Jean's Gold' is a colourful deciduous shrub with golden-green leaves and colourful pink-red flowers in early summer
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Weigela middendorffiana

Weigela middendorffiana
Middendorff Weigela

A compact plant native to parts of Japan and Northern China, Weigela middendorffiana has bell-shaped, yellow flowers with dark-orange markings in late spring and early summer
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