BlueBell Nursery - Trees & Shrubs - 'Plants tolerant of dry soil conditions'

Acer x freemanii

Acer x freemanii
Maple

A handsome, vigorous tree which has green leaves with a silvery underside and clear-red veins that turn spectacular shades of crimson-red and orange in autumn
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Acer tatarica  ssp ginnala

Acer tatarica ssp. ginnala
Amur Maple

One of our favourite maples, Acer ginnala is native to central China and Japan and has bright green leaves which turn glorious shades of orange and crimson in autumn before falling
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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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Alnus glutinosa 'Imperialis'

Alnus glutinosa 'Imperialis'
Cut-leaved Alder

Available Autumn 2017 - Slow growing and unusual, slender small tree with filigree-like, deeply cut, sea-green leaves a little similar in appearance to those of a maple
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Amorpha fruticosa

Amorpha fruticosa
False Indigo

Available early Summer 2017 - A lovely, deciduous plant with exciting, indigo flowers native to the Southern United States which was first introduced to England in 1724
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Betula lenta

Betula lenta
Black Birch or Cherry Birch

Available Summer 2017 - An unusual tree which is native to North America, the species name 'lenta' means flexible or tough, referring to the twigs
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Caragana aurantiaca

Caragana aurantiaca
Dwarf Peashrub

An unusual dwarf, spreading shrub, Caragana aurantiaca has masses of handsome yellow & orange flowers in early summer
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Carpinus betulus 'Autumn Gold'

Carpinus betulus 'Autumn Gold'
Hornbeam

Our own selection, Carpinus betulus 'Autumn Gold' grows to be a medium sized tree with green summer leaves that turn lovely shades of yellow and gold before falling in autumn
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Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'

Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'
Columnar Hornbeam

An outstanding form of hornbeam which was selected originally from a narrow street tree found in Eindhoven in the Netherlands
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Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'

Carpinus betulus 'Pendula'
Weeping Hornbeam

A beautiful, weeping selection of our native hornbeam with veined, lush green leaves which turns mustard-yellow in a good, crisp autumn
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Carpinus betulus 'Purpurea'

Carpinus betulus 'Purpurea'
Hornbeam

An intriguing, rare selection of Carpinus which is named for the plum purple colour of its young growing tips in spring and summer
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Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'

Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Eastern Redbud

Available Autumn/Winter 2017 The sun shining through the glorious rich-purple, heart-shaped leaves of Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' is one of the wonders of the garden
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Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'

Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'
Golden-leaved Redbud

Information Only - An eye-catching new introduction, Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' has clear golden-yellow, heart-shaped leaves in spring which darken to pale green later in the year
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Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist (Covey)'

Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist (Covey)'
Weeping Redbud

A dramatic new introduction from the United States, Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist' is a weeping small tree with masses of pink flowers and cascading branches
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Cercis canadensis 'Royal White'

Cercis canadensis 'Royal White'
Eastern Redbud

Rare and free flowering selection, Cercis canadensis 'Royal White' has flurries of pure white, pea-like flowers on the bare stems before the leaves emerges in spring
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Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'

Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'
Chinese Redbud

A beautiful tree native to China, Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' has bare stems which are studded with pretty, rich purple-pink flowers in late April or early May before the foliage emerges
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Cladrastis kentukea (lutea)

Cladrastis kentukea (lutea)
American Yellow wood or Virgilia

Native to South-eastern North America, Cladrastis kentukea has lovely wisteria-like white, fragrant flowers, touched with yellow at the center in early summer
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Corylus colurna

Corylus colurna
Turkish Hazel

A remarkable tree native to parts of South-east Europe and Western Asia, with a striking pyramidal habit and much sought after for its architectural appeal
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Diervilla sessilifolia

Diervilla sessilifolia
Bush Honeysuckle

A lovely deciduous shrub, Diervilla sessilifolia is native to the south-eastern USA and has masses of trumpet shaped, sulphur yellow flowers in mid to late summer
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Ficus carica 'Ice Crystal'

Ficus carica 'Ice Crystal'
Cut Leaf Fig

A new and rare selection of hardy fig with eye-catching deeply cut leaves which look very much like ice crystals
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Gleditsia triacanthos 'Sunburst'

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Sunburst'
Golden-leaved Honey Locust Tree

Colourful tree originally native to North America, Gleditsia triacanthos 'Sunburst' has beautiful, fern-like, golden leaves which retains their colour all summer
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Gymnocladus dioica

Gymnocladus dioica
Kentucky Coffee Tree

One of the most elegant of all hardy trees, Gymnocladus dioica has large, pink tinted young leaves (80 - 100 cm long), turning green as they age and glorious shades of yellow in autumn before falling
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Quercus acutissima

Quercus acutissima
Sawtooth Oak (was £28)

Special Offer - A handsome tree native to parts of Asia, Quercus acutissima has glossy dark green chestnut-like leaves which turn shades of yellow and gold before falling in autumn
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Quercus buckleyi 'Dazzling Red'

Quercus buckleyi 'Dazzling Red'
Texas Red Oak

Available Autumn 2017 - A spectacular tree native to Texas, Quercus buckleyi 'Dazzling Red' has deeply divided, glossy green leaves which turn glowing shades of red in autumn before falling
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Quercus coccinea

Quercus coccinea
Scarlet Oak

Native to North America, Quercus coccinea is a majestic, vigorous large tree with excellent autumn colour once established
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Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'

Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'
Scarlet Oak

Available Autumn 2017 - A large, vigorous oak tree famous for its majestic habit and glowing, rich-scarlet autumn colours
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Quercus macrocarpa

Quercus macrocarpa
Burr Oak

An unusual oak native to parts of North America, Quercus macrocarpa is a handsome tree with large, lobed leaves up to approx 1 ft long on established specimens
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Quercus phellos

Quercus phellos
Willow-leaved Oak

Native to parts of the USA, Quercus phellos is an elegant tree with narrow, pale green, willow-like leaves which turn shades of yellow and orange in autumn
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Quercus rubra '(175 - 200 cm tall, 7.5L pots)'

Quercus rubra '(175 - 200 cm tall, 7.5L pots)'
Red Oak

A vigorous tree native to North America and Canada, Quercus rubra has toothed, green leaves which appear as though they are on fire in autumn, turning lovely shades of dark red and orange before falling
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Robinia hispida

Robinia hispida
Rose Acacia Shrub

A lovely plant native to the South-east United States,Robinia hispida has trailing panicles of pretty, rose-pink, pea-like flowers in midsummer which incidentally are edible
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Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri'

Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri'
Rose Acacia Tree

Available Winter 2016 - A beautiful small tree originally raised on Hillier's Nursery in the 1930's, Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri' has pretty, slightly fragrant, pale-pink flowers borne in abundance in early summer
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Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange'

Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange'
Small Leaved Lime

A species of lime tree native Europe, Tilia cordata 'Winter Orange' is a distinctive cultivar with young twigs which turn a vivid orange in autumn and stay this colour until the following spring
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Trachycarpus fortunei

Trachycarpus fortunei
Chusan Palm or Windmill Palm

Native to parts of Central and Eastern China, Trachycarpus fortunei has handsome large leaves and is the only palm hardy inland in the United Kingdom
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Zanthoxylum simulans

Zanthoxylum simulans
Szechuan Pepper

A large hardy shrub, Zanthoxylum simulans has fine, pinnate leaves which turn lovely shades of creamy yellow in autumn
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Zelkova serrata 'Goblin'

Zelkova serrata 'Goblin'
Dwarf Water Elm

Available Winter 2017 - An eye-catching dwarf selection, Zelkova serrata 'Goblin' has a compact, upright habit and narrow leaves which turn strong shades of orange or red in autumn
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Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'

Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'
Japanese Water Elm

Information Only - Native to parts of Asia, Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase' has long deep green, narrow leaves with a serrated edge which turn shades of plum-purple and orange  in autumn
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