BlueBell Nursery - All Items - 'Very Rare!'

Abies x arnoldiana 'Cyrille'

Abies x arnoldiana 'Cyrille'
Arnold Fir

Unusual in the UK, Abies x arnoldiana 'Cyrille' is a slow growing, spreading conifer with dark green needles and attractive lilac purple, upright cones on established specimens
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Abies nordmanniana 'Pendula'

Abies nordmanniana 'Pendula'
Weeping Nordmann Fir

An unusual and slow growing small tree, Abies nordmanniana 'Pendula' has weeping, pendulous branches covered with soft green needles
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Acer campestre 'Evenley Red'

Acer campestre 'Evenley Red'
Field Maple

Available Autumn 2016 - Selected by Tim Whiteley in a Northamptonshire hedgerow, this lovely new form of our native Field Maple has exceptional, rich-red, autumn colours
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Acer carpinifolium '(125 - 150 cm tall)'

Acer carpinifolium '(125 - 150 cm tall)'
Hornbeam Maple

A rare and exciting species of maple with exquisite narrow leaves and good autumn colour which is native to Japan, where it grows in woodlands and alongside streams in mountainous areas
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Acer x conspicuum 'Elephant's Ear'

Acer x conspicuum 'Elephant's Ear'
Snakebark maple

A rare selection of snakebark maple with very large leaves, sometimes up to 1 ft long on established plants, green in the summer and turning golden yellow before falling in autumn
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Acer x conspicuum 'Mozart'

Acer x conspicuum 'Mozart'
Snakebark maple

An unusual new introduction to the United Kingdom, this small tree has deep purple-red bark covered with vertical, sinuous silver lines
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Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'

Acer x conspicuum 'Phoenix'
Snakebark Maple

Available Autumn 2016 - A rare and tricky to propagate maple with colourful, striped bark which is a hybrid between the American Acer pensylvanicum and the Chinese Acer davidii
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Acer crataegifolium 'Veitchii'

Acer crataegifolium 'Veitchii'
Hawthorn-leaf Maple

A rare large shrub or very small tree, Acer crataegifolium 'Veitchii' is densely branching and has long dark green leaves with striking white and pale pink variegation
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Acer henryi

Acer henryi
Henry's Maple

Native to China and a rare small tree in the United Kingdom, Acer henryi has dark green, trifoliate leaves (leaves composed of three leaflets, each up to 10 cm long) with handsome red orange or yellow autumn colour
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Acer micranthum

Acer micranthum
Japanese Maple

A rare and sought after species of maple native to Japan with green, five lobed leaves in summer which turn vivid orange and red in the autumn
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Acer miyabei 'Butterball'

Acer miyabei 'Butterball'
Miyabei Maple

New to us, Acer miyabei 'Butterball'  is a rare, rounded small tree in the UK with large, three to five lobed leaves green leaves which turn lovely shades of golden-yellow in autumn before falling
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Acer rufinerve 'Yellow Ribbon'

Acer rufinerve 'Yellow Ribbon'
Snakebark Maple

Lovely new introduction, Acer rufinerve 'Yellow Ribbon' has an eye-catching lemon yellow stem covered with fine silver lines and new shoots which are salmon pink in colour
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Acer sterculiaceum ssp franchetti

Acer sterculiaceum ssp. franchetti
Franchets Maple

INFORMATION ONLY - An unusual Acer with interesting leaves native to Central and Western China which was introduced by Ernest Wilson in 1901
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Acer tegmentosum

Acer tegmentosum
Snakebark Maple or Manchurian Striped Maple

One of the loveliest of all Snakebark maples, Acer tegmentosum has magnificent jade and silver striated bark, complimented in winter by striking mahogany coloured buds
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Aesculus hippocastanum 'Laciniata'

Aesculus hippocastanum 'Laciniata'
Cut-leaf Horse Chestnut

Information Only - An unusual form of our native horse chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum 'Laciniata' has interesting, exceptionally deeply cut leaves
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Aesculus hippocastanum 'Wisselink'

Aesculus hippocastanum 'Wisselink'
Wisselink Chestnut

Information Only - This rare variegated Aesculus was found by William Wisselink as a chance seedling near the Dutch village of Aalten
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Aesculus wilsonii

Aesculus wilsonii
Chinese Chestnut

A very rare species of chestnut native to parts of China, Aesculus wilsonii has handsome large leaves which emerge bronze-brown in colour and gradually darken to green later in summer
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Alnus  japonica

Alnus japonica
Japanese Alder

Rare in the UK, Alnus  japonica is a deciduous tree native to the far East with a pyramidal habit and dark green glossy leaves
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Alnus rubra 'Pinnatisecta'
Cut-leaf Red Alder

An unusual tree, Alnus  rubra 'Pinnatisecta'  is a vigorous medium sized tree with interesting, large, deeply lobed leaves
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Amelanchier rotundifolia 'Helvetica'
Dwarf Amelanchier

Available Autumn 2016 - An unusual dwarf shrub, Amelanchier rotundifolia 'Helvetica' is much smaller than the other Amelanchier listed here with a compact, branching habit
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Betula albosinensis 'Chinese Ruby'

Betula albosinensis 'Chinese Ruby'
Chinese Red Birch

Lovely pink stemmed Chinese birch which judging by the ten year old specimen in our gardens does not grow to vigorously and is therefore suitable for gardens with limited space
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Betula albosinensis 'Pink Champagne'

Betula albosinensis 'Pink Champagne'
Chinese Red Birch

New to us, Betula albosinensis 'Pink Champagne' has an attractive soft, pale pink bark, peeling in sheets once established which is particularly eye-catching in the winter months
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Betula ermanii 'Grayswood Hill'

Betula ermanii 'Grayswood Hill'
Ermans Birch

Available Winter 2016 - One of the loveliest of all birch trees, Betula ermanii 'Grayswood Hill' has fantastic peeling, creamy-white bark and chestnut coloured, elongated lenticels
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Betula ermanii 'Kwanak Weeping (syn 'Pendula')'

Betula ermanii 'Kwanak Weeping (syn 'Pendula')'
Weeping Birch

A rare small tree, Betula ermanii 'Kwanak Weeping' has beautiful creamy white peeling bark and with the branches gently pendulous, particularly on the tips
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Betula maximowicziana

Betula maximowicziana
Monarch Birch

A rare species of Birch in the UK, Betula maximowicziana is native to Japan and has very large leaves, lush green in the summer and turning clear yellow before falling in autumn
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Betula medwedewii 'Gold Bark'

Betula medwedewii 'Gold Bark'
Transcaucasian Birch

Available Spring 2016 - A very rare and handsome birch tree, Betula medwedewii 'Gold Bark' has deeply veined dark green leaves which turn bright yellow in autumn before falling
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Betula utilis jacquemontii 'Grayswood Ghost'

Betula utilis jacquemontii 'Grayswood Ghost'
Himalayan Birch

An unusual selection of silver birch tree with particularly good nearly ghost-like, silvery white bark when mature
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Betula utilis var jacquemontii 'Silver Shadow'

Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Silver Shadow'
Himalayan Birch

A fantastic small, silver-barked tree, the genuine selection 'Silver Shadow' is rare in cultivation as it is notoriously difficult to propagate
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Betula utilis var jacquemontii 'Wakehurst Place Chocolate'

Betula utilis var. jacquemontii 'Wakehurst Place Chocolate'
Himalayan Birch

A rare birch with beautiful, chocolate coloured bark once established and best when planted to contrast with other nearby silver birch or a light backdrop
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Callicarpa kwangtungensis
Beauty Berry

A rare shrub native to parts of China, Callicarpa kwangtungensis has pretty lavender pink flowers in late summer followed by stunning bright purple berries in autumn
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Carpinus x schuschaensis

Carpinus x schuschaensis
Iranian Hornbeam

A rare hybrid hornbeam, Carpinus x schuschaensis has an attractive branching habit once established and deeply veined leaves
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Carya illinoinensis

Carya illinoinensis
Pecan

A handsome large fruiting tree native to the US, Carya illinoinensis has bright green summer leaves which turn attractive shades of yellow before falling in autumn
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Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata'

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata'
Variegated Sweet Chestnut

Information Only - A very rare, highly ornamental tree with beautiful, white / cream variegated foliage and creamy-white spires of flowers in mid summer, even on young plants
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Catalpa fargesii f duclouxii

Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii
Chinese Bean Tree

A delightful, rare flowering tree which was first found by westerners growing in the Wudang region of Hubei, China in the early Twentieth Century
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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Boyd's Dwarf'

Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Boyd's Dwarf'
Dwarf Katsura Tree

Available Autumn 2016 - A rare, dwarf selection of Katsura tree, Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Boyd's Dwarf' has a compact, branching habit and attractive yellow or golden-orange autumn colour
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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Chameleon'

Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Chameleon'
Katsura Tree

New to us, Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Chameleon' is graceful small tree with attractive but irregular creamy golden-white variegation on the leaves
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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Herkenrode Dwarf'
Dwarf Katsura Tree

A rare plant in the UK,  Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Herkenrode Dwarf' has a compact, branching habit and bronze foliage in spring, the leaves turning green in summer and yellow, orange & red in autumn before falling
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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Peach'

Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Peach'
Katsura Tree

New to us, Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Peach' has been selected for its autumn colour with the leaves turning pink, orange and red before falling and the peach-like, candyfloss scent that comes from the falling leaves
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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Tidal Wave'

Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Tidal Wave'
Weeping Katsura Tree

Available Autumn 2016 - An unusual weeping Katsura tree, Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Tidal Wave' is fairly vigorous with a lovely weeping habit and sea green leaves
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Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Morning Cloud'

Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Morning Cloud'
Morning Cloud Chitalpa

A beautiful hybrid between Catalpa bignonioides and Chilopsis linearis which was first raised in the 1960's at the Uzbek Academy of Sciences Botanical Garden in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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Chordospartium stevensonii

Chordospartium stevensonii
Cord Broom or Weeping Broom

INFORMATION ONLY - A rare and leafless tree, Chordospartium stevensonii  has odd cord-like, pendulous, weeping branches and lovely racemes of pale pink/lilac flowers in summer once mature
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Cladrastis kentukea 'Perkins Pink'

Cladrastis kentukea 'Perkins Pink'
American Yellowwood or Virgilia

Available Winter 2015 - A rare and deciduous tree which is native to the South-eastern USA  with bright green, pinnate leaves which can turn a fetching bright yellow in a good, crisp autumn before falling
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Cladrastis sinensis

Cladrastis sinensis
Chinese Yellow Wood

Hopefully Available Autumn 2015/16 - A rare and elegant tree native to parts of China, Cladrastis sinensis was introduced to the UK by Wilson in 1901 and has attractive green, pinnate (feather-like) leaves
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Cornus controversa 'Candlelight '

Cornus controversa 'Candlelight '
Golden Wedding Cake tree

This delightful, rare wedding cake tree is similar in growth and habit to a standard Cornus controversa 'Variegata' only with pure golden-yellow leaves in Spring
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Cornus kousa 'Snowboy'

Cornus kousa 'Snowboy'
Flowering Dogwood

A rare and slow growing selection, Cornus kousa 'Snowboy' has lovely white-edged, grey-green leaves which give a superb display of variegated foliage
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Cornus kousa 'White Dusted'

Cornus kousa 'White Dusted'
Flowering Dogwood

An attractive, rare and slow growing plant, Cornus kousa 'White Dusted' has dark green leaves which are flecked with a delicate cream and white variegation
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Corylus fargesii
Farges Filbert

Available Autumn 2016 - A very rare small tree native to parts of China, Corylus fargesii is known for its beautiful flaking tan and copper coloured bark once established
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Cotinus obovatus 'Tulsa Lady'
American Smoketree

A rare, new selection Cotinus obovatus 'Tulsa Lady' has attractive bluish-oval leaves in summer which turn excellent shades of red in autumn before falling
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Crataegus durobrivensis

Crataegus durobrivensis
Hawthorn

Available Autumn 2016 - Native to parts of the USA, Crataegus durobrivensis is a small tree with clusters of large white flowers in Spring, followed by dark crimson fruit in autumn
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Crataegus pinnatifida var major 'Big Golden Star'

Crataegus pinnatifida var. major 'Big Golden Star'
Chinese Hawthorn

A nearly thornless native to China, this has dark green leaves which turn a fantastic, crimson red in a good crisp autumn
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Cryptomeria japonica 'Aritaki'

Cryptomeria japonica 'Aritaki'
Dwarf Japanese Cedar

A rare, dwarf selection of Japanese Cedar, Cryptomeria japonica 'Aritaki' has a shrubby habit and compressed, light green foliage
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Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine'

Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine'
Variegated Handkerchief Tree

Information Only - A very rare tree, Davidia involucrata 'Lady Sunshine' has stunning variegated leaves, with an eye-catching wide golden-cream margin
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Davidia involucrata 'Sonoma'

Davidia involucrata 'Sonoma'
Early flowering Pocket Handkerchief Tree

Available for pre-order - A very rare, early flowering selection of Davidia which flowers and produces a number of spectacular white bracts at only two or three years old
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Dichroa febrifuga

Dichroa febrifuga
Evergreen Hydrangea

A rare and semi-evergreen, Hydrangea-like shrub native to parts of China and south-east Asia, Dichroa febrifuga has dark blue flowers in summer followed by dark blue fruit later in autumn
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Disanthus cercidifolius

Disanthus cercidifolius
Disanthus

Information Only - A native of China and Japan, this is a very rare plant and one of the most beautiful of all shrubs, with a fantastic display of foliage colour in autumn
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Emmenopterys henryi

Emmenopterys henryi
Emmenopterys

A very rare and beautiful tree which is native to parts of China and was first introduced in 1907 by Ernest H Wilson
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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 clivicola var rongchuensis

Euonymus clivicola var. rongchuensis
Chinese Euonymus

Information Only - Very rare deciduous shrub native to China, Euonymus clivicola var rongchuensis has slender, green leaves and tiny purple flowers followed by exceptionally beautiful seed heads 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 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 sacrosanctus
Dwarf Spindle

Information Only - A rare and very slow growing branching shrub, Euonymus sacrosanctus is similar to a small Euonymus alatus with a compact habit, excellent red/orange autumn colour and  wings on established stems
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Fagus crenata 'Mount Fuji'

Fagus crenata 'Mount Fuji'
Dwarf Japanese Beech

A rare beech in the UK, Fagus crenata 'Mount Fuji' has small green leaves and grows very slowly with a handsome branching habit once established
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Fagus lucida

Fagus lucida
Chinese Beech

Rare in the UK, Fagus lucida is native to Western China and grows to be a small, elegant tree with glossy green, ovate (egg-shaped) leaves
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Fagus orientalis 'Iskander'

Fagus orientalis 'Iskander'
Columnar Beech

Rare selection of oriental beech with a very slim, fastigiate habit and attractive, rounded fresh-green leaves which turn a striking, butter-yellow in a good crisp autumn
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Fagus sylvatica 'Bornyensis'

Fagus sylvatica 'Bornyensis'
Weeping Beech

An unusual weeping Beech, Fagus sylvatica 'Bornyensis' develops a strong, upright trunk with green leaves and cascading branches once established
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Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple'

Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple'
Purple Beech

An unusual and sought after beech, Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple' has dark red/purple with cusrious, curled leaves
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Fagus sylvatica 'Felderbach'

Fagus sylvatica 'Felderbach'
Dwarf beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Felderbach' is a striking, slow growing, dwarf tree with small leaves very much like a bonsai
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Fagus sylvatica 'Franken'

Fagus sylvatica 'Franken'
Variegated Beech

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 'Fruticosa'

Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa'
Shrubby Beech

New to us, Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa' is a rare, slow growing, densely branching beech usually growing with a mulit-stemmed habit and large, rounded dark green summer leaves
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Fagus sylvatica 'Greenwood'

Fagus sylvatica 'Greenwood'
Beech

Information Only - The charming deep green leaves of this slow growing, quite upright, beech are shaped like small spoons with pale hairy edges
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Fagus sylvatica 'Londal Kribbebuk'
Creeping Beech

New to us and very interesting, Fagus sylvatica 'Londal Kribbebuk' is a very low, spreading selection of beech which will gradually form excellent, woody ground cover
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Fagus sylvatica 'Prince of Darkness'

Fagus sylvatica 'Prince of Darkness'
Purple Beech

New to us, Fagus sylvatica 'Prince of Darkness' is an unusual new selection of beech with very dark purple-black spring and early summer leaves
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Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'

Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'
Golden Beech

Available Autumn 2016 - Rare cultivar with eye-catching golden leaves was discovered near Vranje in Serbia and first introduced to horticulture via Prof Dragaevic by Spath in the early 1890's
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Ficus carica 'Digitata'

Ficus carica 'Digitata'
Cut-leaved Fig

Information Only - A rare cultivar which has large, mid-green leaves that are deeply divided into long finger-like sections
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Firmiana simplex

Firmiana simplex
Chinese Parasol Tree

An unusual tree in the UK, Firmiana simplex has handsome, large dark green leaves which turn yellow in autumn before falling
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Franklinia alatamaha

Franklinia alatamaha
Franklinia

Franklinia alatamaha is a beautiful, very rare small tree with eye-catching flowers which is native to the USA and was first found by westerners growing on the banks of the Altamaha River in Georgia
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Ginkgo biloba 'Beijing Gold'

Ginkgo biloba 'Beijing Gold'
Maidenhair Tree

Spectacular new introduction, Ginkgo biloba 'Beijing Gold' has leaves which emerge in spring as a lovely golden-yellow colour
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Ginkgo biloba 'Saratoga'

Ginkgo biloba 'Saratoga'
Maidenhair Tree

A handsome male selection from the Saratoga Horticultural Foundation in California, Ginkgo biloba 'Saratoga' is a tree with a upright, narrow habit initially, more pyramidal once established
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Ginkgo biloba 'Shangri-la'

Ginkgo biloba 'Shangri-la'
Maidenhair Tree

A rare male selection, Ginkgo biloba 'Shangri-la' has bright green leaves which turn golden-yellow before falling in autumn and an upright pyramidal habit
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Ginkgo biloba 'Variegata'

Ginkgo biloba 'Variegata'
Variegated Maidenhair Tree

Very unusual and intriguing Ginkgo cultivar with green leaves that are boldly splashed with white and cream variegation
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Gymnocladus chinensis

Gymnocladus chinensis
Chinese Coffee Tree

A very rare plant indeed and a new introduction to us here, Gymnocladus chinensis has huge, bipinnate leaves which are purplish in colour when they emerge in spring, turning dark green later
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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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Halesia carolina 'Hemelrijk'

Halesia carolina 'Hemelrijk'
Snowdrop Tree

A new selection of Snowdrop tree, Halesia monticola 'Hemelrijk' has a particularly good display of large white flowers with colourful golden-yellow anthers once established
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Halesia diptera 'Magniflora'

Halesia diptera 'Magniflora'
Snowdrop tree

A very rare selection, once established Halesia diptera 'Magniflora' has masses of beautiful white flowers which are a little larger than those of other snowdrop trees listed here
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Halesia macgregorii

Halesia macgregorii
Chinese Snowbell Tree

Very rare and new to us, Halesia macgregorii is native to China and has eye-catching, pendulous, slender white flowers in late Spring or early Summer
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Halesia monticola 'Rosea'

Halesia monticola 'Rosea'
Pink-flowered Snowdrop Tree

Colourful and rare selection of Halesia which has masses of beautiful, hanging, pale-pink flowers in late spring
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Halesia monticola 'Variegata'

Halesia monticola 'Variegata'
Variegated Snowdrop Tree

Information Only - New to us, Halesia monticola 'Variegata' is an unusual large shrub or eventually small tree with an attractive cream-gold margin to the leaves
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Hamamelis vernalis 'Lombard's Weeping'

Hamamelis vernalis 'Lombard's Weeping'
Weeping Witch Hazel

Information Only - An unusual selected form, Hamamelis vernalis 'Lombard's Weeping' has a spreading habit and weeping branches covered with dainty reddish-purple, scented flowers in late winter
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Hedera pastuchovii 'Ann Ala'

Hedera pastuchovii 'Ann Ala'
Ivy

Available Autumn 2016 - An unusual, climbing ivy with dark green, elegant sword-shaped leaves which grows from the Caucasus to Northern Iran, where this form was collected by Roy Lancaster in 1972
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Hoheria populnea
Lacebark

Rare in the UK, Hoheria populnea is semi-evergreen and grows to be a large shrub or very small tree with masses of pure white flowers in summer
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Hydrangea anomala subsp petiolaris var tiliifolia

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris var tiliifolia
Climbing Hydrangea

A rare climbing plant, Hydrangea anomala subsp petiolaris var tillifolia is native to Korea and has small, dainty, dark green leaves which turn butter yellow in autumn before falling
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Hydrangea hirta

Hydrangea hirta
Japanese Hydrangea

An unusual and slow growing species of Hydrangea native to parts of Japan, Hydrangea hirta has leaves like those of a nettle with a serrated edge and flatish clusters of flowers
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Ilex colchica

Ilex colchica
Black Sea Holly

A native of Turkey, this is a rare, large, evergreen shrub with quite narrow, short stalked, polished dark green leaves and striking red berries in autumn
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Illicium simonsii

Illicium simonsii
Illicium

A very rare plant, Illicium simonsii grows to be an evergreen medium sized shrub with beautiful pale yellow flowers in mid-late summer
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Illicium x  'Woodland Ruby'

Illicium x 'Woodland Ruby'
Anise Tree

Rare in the UK, Illicium x 'Woodland Ruby' is a showy, evergreen shrub with spectacular, fragrant purple-pink flowers in summer
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Indigofera henryi

Indigofera henryi
Indigofera

Available 2016 - A rare and attractive shrub, Indigofera henryi has racemes of bright pink flowers in mid to late summer
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Indigofera pendula

Indigofera pendula
Indigofera

An unusual, upright shrub, Indigofera pendula has arching branches and eye-catching, long and pendulous racemes of lilac flowers in mid to late summer
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Juglans nigra 'Laciniata'

Juglans nigra 'Laciniata'
Cutleaf Black Walnut

Available Summer 2016 - Very rare selection of the noble Black Walnut, Juglans nigra 'Laciniata' has long, bright green, deeply incised, pinnate (feather-like) leaves
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Juglans regia 'Purpurea'

Juglans regia 'Purpurea'
Purple-leaved Walnut

Information Only - A very rare, purple leaved form, Juglans regia 'Purpurea' is a splendid tree with rich-purple leaves which can be up to 70 - 90 cm long on an established plant
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Kalopanax septemlobus f. maximowiczii

Kalopanax septemlobus f.. maximowiczii
Kalopanax

A rare and deciduous Japanese tree, Kalopanax septemlobus f maximowiczii has swollen, late winter buds which open into glossy, dark green, maple-like, deeply lobed leaves
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Larix decidua 'Krejci'

Larix decidua 'Krejci'
Dwarf European Larch

A rare shrub, Larix decidua 'Krejci' is slow growing with an irregular branching habit and twisted or sometimes contorted stems
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Ligustrum quihoui

Ligustrum quihoui
Waxyleaf Privet

A rare semi-evergreen shrub native to China and Korea, Ligustrum quihoui has very dark green leaves and handsome sprays of creamy white flowers in mid to late summer
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Lindera angustifolia

Lindera angustifolia
Oriental Spicebush

A rare, large shrub or eventually small tree native to parts of China, Lindera angustifolia has graceful branches and mid green leaves which turn lovely shades of orange, red or yellow in autumn
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Lindera benzoin

Lindera benzoin
Northern Spicebush

Information Only - An unusual native to Eastern North America, Lindera benzoin has clusters of small, fragrant greenish-yellow flowers in spring, followed by bright red fruit later in the year
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Lindera obtusiloba

Lindera obtusiloba
Japanese Spicebush

Information Only - A rare plant in the UK, Lindera obtusiloba is a large decideous shrub with dark green, broad, usually three-lobed leaves which turn vivid shades of butter-yellow in the autumn
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Liquidambar acalycina 'Burgundy Flush'

Liquidambar acalycina 'Burgundy Flush'
Chinese Sweet Gum

An unusual species native to Eastern Asia, Liquidambar acalycina 'Burgundy Flush' has three lobed, maple-like leaves which emerge as a vivid burgundy-purple colour in spring
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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Palo Alto'

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Palo Alto'
Sweet Gum

Rare in the United Kingdom, Liquidambar styraciflua 'Palo Alto' has a reasonably upright habit and brilliant orange-red autumn colour
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Liriodendron x  'Chapel Hill'

Liriodendron x 'Chapel Hill'
Early-flowering Tulip Tree

One of two beautiful early flowering, new hybrid tulip trees recently introduced to the United Kingdom
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Liriodendron chinensis

Liriodendron chinensis
Chinese Tulip Tree

A very rare species of Liriodendron with large, ornamental leaves which was first introduced to the United Kingdom in 1901 from China
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Lonicera elisae

Lonicera elisae
Winter Flowering Honeysuckle

Information Only - An extremely rare and lovely shrub, Lonicera elisae has a compact, upright habit and masses of delicate pale white, tubular flowers which appear on the branches in late winter
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Maackia amurensis

Maackia amurensis
Chinese Yellow Wood or Amur Maackia

INFORMATION ONLY - Rare and handsome plant native to parts of Northern China and Korea, Maackia amurensis has new leaves in spring which are a beautiful ghostly, silver-blue in colour
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Maddenia hypoleuca

Maddenia hypoleuca
Maddenia

A rare shrub or eventually small tree, Maddenia hypoleuca has cherry-like dark green leaves, which are tinged bronze or purple when they emerge in spring
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Magnolia biondii
Biond's Magnolia

An unusual shrub or small tree native to China, Magnolia biondii is a deciduous plant which has masses of dainty, fragrant white or white flushed pink flowers in late winter or early spring before the leaves emerge
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Magnolia delavayi

Magnolia delavayi
Chinese Evergreen Magnolia

Information Only - A beautiful and rare, evergreen plant native to Yunnan Province in China, Magnolia delavayi is known for its captivating, large (up to 18 - 20 cm across) white flowers in late summer
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Magnolia insignis

Magnolia insignis
(Manglietia insignis)

Rare in the United Kingdom, this is a small semi-evergreen tree closely related to Magnolia which has long, dark green, glossy leaves and creamy white tinged pink or dark pink flowers
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Magnolia macrophylla

Magnolia macrophylla
Bigleaf Magnolia

Rare even in its native habitat of South Carolina, USA, Magnolia macrophylla has huge flowers and the largest leaves of any Magnolia, up to 1 m (3 ft) long, green above and silvery-grey beneath
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Magnolia 'Sir Harold Hillier'
Magnolia

An unusual hybrid, Magnolia  'Sir Harold Hillier' has fantastic large, pure white flowers once established in March and April
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Magnolia tripetala

Magnolia tripetala
Umbrella Magnolia

An unusual Magnolia in the UK native to the southeastern United States, Magnolia tripetala has creamy white flowers in May - June, which emerge after the leaves
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Magnolia x wieseneri

Magnolia x wieseneri
Magnolia

Very rare selection with sensational 10 - 12 cm wide, ivory-white, cerise-centred flowers and the most wonderful perfume in summer
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Mahonia gracilipes

Mahonia gracilipes
Chinese Mahonia

A fabulous, small and slow growing Mahonia with eye-catching purple-red flowers which was first introduced to the United Kingdom by Roy Lancaster in 1980
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Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Little Giant'

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Little Giant'
Dwarf Dawn Redwood

Information Only - A rare and dwarf cultivar, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Little Giant' has lovely apple green foliage which turns bronze in the autumn before falling
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Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Matthaei Broom'

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Matthaei Broom'
Compact Dawn Redwood

An unusual selection, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Matthaei Broom' is relatively slow growing and suitable for small gardens with congested branches once established with soft, bright green summer leaves
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Morus alba 'Macrophylla'

Morus alba 'Macrophylla'
White Mulberry

Information Only - A rare tree grown for its spectacular foliage, Morus alba 'Macrophylla' has huge, glossy, plane-like leaves up to 25 - 30 cm across when established
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Nyssa aquatica
Water Tupelo

A rare tree native to parts of South-East USA, Nyssa aquatica thrieves in warm, wet or swampy conditions and has attractive golden yellow or orange autumn colour once established
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Nyssa sinensis

Nyssa sinensis
Chinese Tupelo

A rare native of China known for its superb autumn colour, Nyssa sinensis is a lovely small tree with large (up to 15 cm long), narrowly ovate leaves which emerge as a bronze colour in spring
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Osmanthus yunnanensis

Osmanthus yunnanensis
Chinese Osmanthus

Available Autumn 2016 - A remarkable large evergreen shrub or small tree with lovely scented flowers that is a native to the Yunnan province of China
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Parrotia persica 'Felicie'

Parrotia persica 'Felicie'
Persian Ironwood

A rare selection of Ironwood, Parrotia persica 'Felicie' looks stunning in our woodland garden with our young specimen giving a long lasting display of deep red/purple autumn colour
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Parrotia persica 'Pendula'

Parrotia persica 'Pendula'
Weeping Persian Ironwood Tree

A rare and attractive tree, Parrotia persica 'Pendula' has splendid orange / red autumn colour and an eye-catching spreading/weeping habit
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Pinus bungeana

Pinus bungeana
Lacebark Pine

Available Summer 2016 - A lovely rare Chinese pine, Pinus bungeana has cream, charcoal and grey patterned bark on mature specimens and needles which are very dark green in colour
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Pinus coulteri

Pinus coulteri
Widowmaker or Big Cone Pine

Not called a "widowmaker" for nothing, the eye-catching cones of this rare, medium sized tree can weigh several kilograms and be nearly a foot (30cm) long
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Pinus parviflora 'Goldilocks'

Pinus parviflora 'Goldilocks'
Japanese White Pine

An unusual and slow growing Japanese Pine, Pinus parviflora 'Goldilocks' has very handsome bright golden needles which stand out particularly well in winter
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Pinus strobus 'Torulosa'

Pinus strobus 'Torulosa'
Twisted White Pine

A lovely tree, Pinus strobus 'Torulosa' is grown for its fascinating, contorted and twisted, steel blue/green needles
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Pistacia chinensis

Pistacia chinensis
Chinese Pistache

Rare in the United Kingdom, Pistacia chinensis is a large shrub with dark green, pinnate (feather-like) leaves which turn bright scarlet red and orange before falling in autumn
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Poliothyrsis sinensis

Poliothyrsis sinensis
Chinese Pearlbloom

A rare small tree native to Central China, Poliothyrsis sinensis has beautiful racemes of delicate white flowers in late summer
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Populus lasiocarpa

Populus lasiocarpa
Chinese Necklace Poplar

Available Autumn 2015 - Native to parts of China, Populus lasiocarpa is a handsome medium sized tree with huge, heart-shaped leaves up to 30 cm long and 25 cm wide with rhubarb red veins and leaf stalks
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Prunus  'Collingwood Ingram'

Prunus 'Collingwood Ingram'
Japanese Flowering Cherry Tree

Available Summer 2016 - An unusual small cherry tree with very pretty, deep-pink spring flowers which was originally selected from a set of Prunus 'Kursar' seedlings
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Prunus serrula 'Princess Sturdza'

Prunus serrula 'Princess Sturdza'
Tibetan Cherry

Available Autumn 2015 - A rare selection of Tibetan cherry which has exceptionally lovely, tactile, mahogany coloured bark
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Pseudocydonia sinensis

Pseudocydonia sinensis
Chinese Quince

A rare small tree native to China, Pseudocydonia sinensis is semi-evergreen and related to Cydonia (Quince) with dark green leaves that turn vivid shades of orange and dark red in a cold autumn/winter
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Pseudolarix amabilis

Pseudolarix amabilis
Golden Larch

A beautiful, deciduous conifer with excellent autumn colour, native to China where it is important to Chinese herbalism and considered to be one of the 50 fundamental herbs
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Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Serpentine'

Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Serpentine'
Contorted Douglas Fir

Rare in the UK, Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Serpentine' has eye-catching, twisted branches and a generally upright habit
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Pterostyrax corymbosa

Pterostyrax corymbosa
Epaulette Tree

A rare tall shrub or very small tree from China and Japan with panicles of fragrant white flowers in May and June
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Quercus  'Bear Creek Ranch'

Quercus 'Bear Creek Ranch'
Hybrid Oak

New to us and rare in the UK, this grows to be a small tree and is a hybrid between Querucs marilandica and Quercus buckleyi
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Quercus buckleyi 'Dazzling Red'
Texas Red Oak

A spectacular small 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 x bushii 'Seattle Trident'

Quercus x bushii 'Seattle Trident'
Bush's oak

A superb rare tree, Quercus x bushii 'Seattle Trident' has huge glossy green leaves which turn an eye-catching bronze in autumn and hang on the branches for some time before falling
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Quercus cerris 'Curly Head'

Quercus cerris 'Curly Head'
Dwarf Turkey Oak

An unusual new introduction from Holland, Quercus cerris 'Curly Head' is a dwarf oak with dark green, curly leaves and a distinctive upright habit
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Quercus dentata 'Pinnatifida'

Quercus dentata 'Pinnatifida'
Daimyo Oak

Available Autumn 2016 - An exceptionally rare oak, Quercus dentata 'Pinnatifida' has long (up to 30 cm once established), greyish-green leaves which are deeply divided into narrow, pointed lobes
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Quercus dentata 'Sir Harold Hillier'

Quercus dentata 'Sir Harold Hillier'
Daimyo Oak

An exciting form of Daimyo Oak which originates at the famous Sir Harold Hillier Arboretum, Quercus dentata 'Sir Harold Hillier'  has huge, quite wide leaves that turn a warm fawn-brown in autumn
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Quercus ellipsoidalis 'Hemelrijk'

Quercus ellipsoidalis 'Hemelrijk'
Northern Pin Oak

Available Autumn 2016 - A handsome tree, Quercus ellipsoidalis 'Hemelrijk' has bright green leaves which turn a brilliant-red in autumn and can last for weeks
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Quercus x  'Fire Water'

Quercus x 'Fire Water'
Hybrid Oak

A handsome hybrid between Quercus coccinea x Quercus nigra, this will grow to be a small tree in the UK with decent vigour and fiery orange and red autumn colour once established
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Quercus ilex 'Olive Pillar'

Quercus ilex 'Olive Pillar'
Evergreen Oak

Information Only - Discovered as a chance seedling in Hillingdon, Norfolk, Quercus ilex 'Olive Pillar' is a lovely upright, evergreen tree with dark olive green leaves
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Quercus ithaburensis subsp macrolepis 'Hemelrijk Silver'

Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis 'Hemelrijk Silver'
Valonia Oak

An unusual species of oak with silvery young leaves which is native to a large area from South-east Italy to West Asia
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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 michauxii (from Illinois)

Quercus michauxii (from Illinois)
Swamp Chestnut Oak

Rare in the United Kingdom, this Quercus michauxii was discovered in Illinois and has dark green leaves with some leaves turning deep red while others stay green late into autumn
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Quercus nigra 'Thierry'

Quercus nigra 'Thierry'
Water Oak

A native to North America, Quercus nigra 'Thierry' is a deciduous oak in the UK, with fascinating, irregular, glossy, dark green leaves in spring / summer which turn pleasing shades of yellow before falling
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Quercus petraea 'Laciniata Crispa'

Quercus petraea 'Laciniata Crispa'
Sessile Oak

Quercus petraea 'Laciniata Crispa' is an extremely rare oak with fascinating narrow, long (up to 25 cm) and sometimes deeply divided leaves
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Quercus 'Pondaim Giant'
Hybrid Oak

A rare hybrid between Quercus dentata and Quercus pontica, this is a rounded small tree with large sharply toothed, glossy green leaves
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Quercus x richteri

Quercus x richteri
Bismarck Oak

Available Autumn 2016 - A hybrid between Quercus palustris and Quercus rubra, this oak has very large, deeply lobed leaves and particularly vivid red and orange autumn colour
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Quercus robur 'Alnarp Weeping'
Weeping English Oak

New to us, Quercus robur 'Alnarp Weeping' is a slow growing, small English oak with reasonably strong growth and a pleasing, gently weeping habit once established
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Quercus robur 'Furst Schwarzenburg'

Quercus robur 'Furst Schwarzenburg'
Variegated English Oak

Information Only -  A rare selection of oak, the first flush of leaves in spring are dark green, but the lammas growth (secondary flush of growth) in late June or July is boldly cream and white variegated
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Quercus robur 'Irtha'

Quercus robur 'Irtha'
English Oak

Available Autumn 2016 - An interesting and rare oak, Quercus robur 'Irtha' has oddly shaped, congested, nearly crimped, dark green leaves
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Quercus robur 'Pectinata'

Quercus robur 'Pectinata'
Cut-leaved English Oak

Information Only - One of our favourite cultivars of oak tree, Quercus robur 'Pectinata' has handsome pectinate (comb-shaped), deeply cut, dark green leaves which turn lovely cinnamon and straw colours in autumn
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Quercus robur 'Pendula'

Quercus robur 'Pendula'
Weeping English Oak

Information Only - Unusual oak tree with dark green leaves and gracefully weeping branches which cascade down from the main trunk
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Quercus robur 'Purpurea'

Quercus robur 'Purpurea'
Purple-leaved English Oak

Information Only - Rare selection of our native English oak with wonderful, smoky-purple coloured leaves and a densely branching, rounded habit
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Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold'

Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold'
Golden-leaved Red Oak

A rare oak tree, Quercus rubra 'Boltes Gold' has golden-yellow leaves in spring, darkening to lime green as they age and turning shades of red and orange in autumn
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Quercus rubra 'Magic Fire'

Quercus rubra 'Magic Fire'
Red Oak

A fantastic and unusual oak tree, Quercus rubra 'Magic Fire' is known for consistently giving long lasting displays of brilliant, butter-yellow leaf colours each autumn
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Quercus x sargentii 'Thomas'

Quercus x sargentii 'Thomas'
Sargent Oak

A hybrid oak, Quercus x sargentii 'Thomas'  comes from the National Arboretum in Washington and has interesting leaves with superb red autumn colour
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Quercus x schochiana

Quercus x schochiana
Hybrid American Oak

Available Autumn 2016 - A vigorous large oak, Quercus x schochiana has attractive long, willow-like, toothed, dark green leaves which turn pretty shades of yellow, bronze and orange before falling in autumn
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Quercus serrata (glandulifera )

Quercus serrata (glandulifera )
Korean Oak

Native to parts of Eastern Asia, Quercus serrata is a rare, deciduous oak with long, narrow, toothed, dark green leaves which turn a lovely burnt gold colour in autumn before falling
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Quercus serrata 'Herkenrode'

Quercus serrata 'Herkenrode'
Korean Oak

An unusual named selection of Korean Oak with handsome leaves and autumn colour
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Quercus shumardii
Shumard oak

Available Autumn 2016 - A vigorous oak native to North America and rare in the UK, Quercus shumardii has deeply lobed leaves that turn glorious shades of red in autumn
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Quercus texana 'New Madrid'

Quercus texana 'New Madrid'
Texas Red Oak

A new introduction to the United Kingdom with vividly coloured spring leaves, Quercus texana 'New Madrid' was first discovered growing in New Madrid, Missouri, USA
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Quercus velutina 'Albertsii'

Quercus velutina 'Albertsii'
Black Oak

A fascinating and rare oak tree in the United Kingdom, Quercus velutina 'Albertsii' has huge leaves with a specimen on the nursery here having leaves on long stalks, 36 cm long by 20 cm wide this year (2011)
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Quercus x warei 'Windcandle'

Quercus x warei 'Windcandle'
Ware's Oak / Windcandle Oak

Available Autumn 2016 - A rare oak with a narrow habit (similar to the flame of a candle, hence its common name) and light green leaves which develop mustard yellow and bronze tints in autumn before falling
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Quercus yunnanensis

Quercus yunnanensis
Oak

A rare Oak native to south west China and similar to Quercus dentata in appearance with large, handsome dark green leaves with pointed leaf lobes
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Salix magnifica

Salix magnifica
Magnificent Willow

Information Only - Native to China, Salix magnifica is a rare, upright large shrub or eventually very small tree in the right conditions with large and handsome, magnolia-like leaves
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Sapium japonicum

Sapium japonicum
Japanese Tallow Tree

Information Only - A beautiful plant, native to the woods of Central and Southern Japan, as well as parts of China and Korea
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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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Schisandra sphenanthera

Schisandra sphenanthera
Schisandra

A rare, deciduous climber native to Southern and Western ChinaSchisandra sphenanthera has eye-catching orange-red flowers
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Schizophragma integrifolium

Schizophragma integrifolium
Chinese Hydrangea Vine

Available Autumn/Winter 2016 - Schizophragma integrifolium is a rare and magnificent climbing plant with heads of white flowers and  bracts up to 30 cm across
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Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Bultinck Yellow'

Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Bultinck Yellow'
Golden Giant Redwood

Information Only - A spectacular new cultivar, Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Bultinck Yellow' has lovely golden-yellow, young leaves in spring / early summer which slowly darken to pale green later in the year
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Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Glaucum'

Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Glaucum'
Blue Giant Redwood

Information Only - This blue form was first introduced to the United Kingdom in 1860 and two of the original specimens continue to thrive at Elvaston Castle near Derby
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Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Greenpeace'

Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Greenpeace'
Giant Redwood

Information Only - A recent introduction to the United Kingdom, very similar to a classic Sequoiadendron giganteum, but with rich, bright emerald green foliage instead of the usual dark grey-green
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Sinocalycanthus raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'

Sinocalycanthus raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine'
Sinocalycanthus 'Hartlage Wine'

Available Winter 2014 - Stunning new introduction from the JC Raulston Arboretum in North Carolina, Sinocalycanthus raulstonii 'Hartlage Wine' has lightly scented, maroon flowers up to 7½ cm across
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Sorbus 'Nevezhinskaja'
Rowan

Very rare and new to us, Sorbus 'Nevezhinskaja' is a Russian selection of Rowan with a fairly upright, columnar habit and masses of edible, bright orange berries once established in autumn
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Sorbus wardii

Sorbus wardii
Tibetan Whitebeam

A rare slender tree first introduced to the UK from Bhutan by Kingdom-Ward, Sorbus wardii has beautiful, large silver-grey leaves
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Sorbus  'Yunnan Pink'

Sorbus 'Yunnan Pink'
Chinese Rowan

New to us and unusual, Sorbus 'Yunnan Pink' is a very handsome small tree with masses of pale berries adorning the branches in late summer and early autumn
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Stachyurus salicifolius

Stachyurus salicifolius
Willow-Leaved Stachyurus

Information Only - A rare semi-evergreen shrub native to parts of China, Stachyurus salicifolius has long, narrow, dark green leaves and once established drooping yellow flowers in early spring
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Staphylea holocarpa 'Rosea'

Staphylea holocarpa 'Rosea'
Chinese Bladdernut

A rare and lovely plant native to parts of China, Staphylea holocarpa 'Rosea' has beautiful clusters of pale-pink flowers in spring and bronze young leaves
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Stewartia monadelpha

Stewartia monadelpha
Tall Stewartia

A rare and desirable plant native to Japan, Stewartia monadelpha has solitary, very attractive white flowers that are produced in continuous succession in mid to late summer
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Stewartia rostrata

Stewartia rostrata
Upright Stewartia

This rare species is similar to Stewartia pseudocamellia with lovely bark when established and fiery autumn colours, even on young plants
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Styrax americanus

Styrax americanus
American Snowbell Tree

A fascinating shrub or very small tree native to the south-eastern United States with masses of dainty, white, bell-shaped flowers which hang from the branches in early summer
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Styrax japonica 'Pendula'

Styrax japonica 'Pendula'
Weeping Japanese Snowbell Tree

Available Autumn 2016 - A new and gracefully weeping selectionof snowbell tree, Styrax japonica 'Pendula' has fragrant, bell-shaped, white flowers in mid summer and an elegant, weeping habit appearance
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Styrax japonica 'Purple Dress'

Styrax japonica 'Purple Dress'
Purple-leaved Snowbell Tree

A rare plant, Styrax japonica 'Purple Dress' has plum purple, oval leaves and masses of bell-shaped, pale pink flowers covering the branches in mid summer
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Styrax japonica 'Wespelaar'
Snowbell Tree

A new selection from Arboretum Wespelaar in Belgium, Styrax japonica 'Wespelaar' is a small, spreading tree with distinctive wide leaves, green in spring gradually turning dusky purple-green as they age
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Styrax obassia

Styrax obassia
Snowbell Tree

A beautiful, unusual species which was awarded a First Class Certificate in 1888, less than ten years after its introduction from Japan
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Sycoparrotia semidecidua 'Purple Haze'
Sycoparrotia

A new introduction, Sycoparrotia semidecidua 'Purple Haze' is semi-evergreen with reddish-bronze fresh leaves turning dark green as they age later in summer
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Syringa komarowii subsp reflexa

Syringa komarowii subsp. reflexa
Nodding Lilac (was £19.95)

Special Offer - An unusual Lilac native to China, Syringa komarowii subsp reflexa has lovely dropping panicles of colourful purplish-pink flowers, 15 - 20 cm long in early summer
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Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow '

Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow '
Peking Tree Lilac

An exciting new introduction, Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow' is a small tree with masses of fragrant white flowers which appear in early summer and an ornamental, peeling, amber-brown bark once established
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Taxodium ascendens 'Nutans'

Taxodium ascendens 'Nutans'
Bald Cypress

Available Autumn/Winter 2016 - A rare and eye-catching tree, Taxodium ascendens 'Nutans' has a distinctive conical habit and very graceful, thin, awl-shaped leaves arranged in whorls on the branches
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Taxus baccata 'Gracilis Pendula'
Weeping Yew

An unusual selection of yew, Taxus baccata 'Gracilis Pendula' has dense, drooping branches covered with dark green foliage once established
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Tetracentron sinense

Tetracentron sinense
Tetracentron

A rare, graceful small tree native to parts of Central and Western China, Tetracentron sinense is similar in appearance to a Cercidiphyllum (Katsura Tree) with alternate, elongated, heart shaped leaves
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Tetradium daniellii

Tetradium daniellii
Bee-bee tree

A rare tree native to parts of eastern China and Korea, Tetradium daniellii has attractive, long pinnate (feather-like) leaves and clusters of scented creamy-white flowers in late summer
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Tilia  'Harold Hillier'

Tilia 'Harold Hillier'
Lime Tree

 Handsome lime tree with a narrow, conical habit and good butter yellow autumn colour
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Tilia henryana

Tilia henryana
Henry's Lime

A rare tree, Tilia henryana has huge, ovate (shaped like an egg) leaves which are edged with bristle-like teeth and an eye-catching silvery-pink colour, as they unfold in spring
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Tilia japonica 'Ernest Wilson'

Tilia japonica 'Ernest Wilson'
Japanese Lime (previously known as Tilia insularis)

Tilia japonica 'Ernest Wilson' is perhaps the most freely flowering lime with even young plants bearing clusters of pendant, ivory-white, scented flowers in abundance in mid-summer
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Tilia kiusiana

Tilia kiusiana
Kyushu Lime

Native to the southernmost of the main islands of Japan, Tilia kiusiana does not really look like a normal lime tree and instead when mature looks more like an upright, gnarled birch
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Tilia manshurica
Manchurian Lime

Information Only - A rare, small or eventually medium sized tree with downy young shoots and very large, heart-shaped leaves once established
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Tilia miqueliana

Tilia miqueliana
Miquel's Lime

A rare tree native to parts of Eastern China, Tilia miqueliana has clusters of scented flower in mid to late summer and dark green, ovate (egg-shaped) leaves
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Tilia tuan var chinensis (also known as chenmouii)

Tilia tuan var. chinensis (also known as chenmouii)
Chinese Lime

A very rare and beautiful tree which has only recently been introduced from China, Tilia tuan var chinensis has much more narrow leaves than other limes and when mature develops an attractive, peeling bark
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Viburnum plicatum 'Rosace'

Viburnum plicatum 'Rosace'
Viburnum

Information Only - This fabulous and unusual plant should have rich-pink, globular, flower heads in early summer, overlying tabulated branches, the young leaves of which are copper tinted
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Xanthoceras sorbifolium

Xanthoceras sorbifolium
Yellowhorn or Chinese Flowering Chestnut

A lovely, deciduous small tree native to northern China, Xanthoceras sorbifolium has beautiful upright panicles of large white flowers with a deep red centre in late spring
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Zelkova abelicea

Zelkova abelicea
Cretan Zelkova

Zelkova abelicea is a rare shrub or eventually very small tree native to the mountains of Crete with an elegant habit and small green leaves
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Zelkova serrata 'Luminifera'

Zelkova serrata 'Luminifera'
Golden Zelkova

An unusual small tree, Zelkova serrata 'Luminifera'  has handsome pale golden-yellow younger leaves which gradually darken to lime green as they age
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Zelkova serrata 'Variegata'

Zelkova serrata 'Variegata'
Variegated Water Elm

Available Winter 2015 - A rare and slow growing shrub, Zelkova serrata 'Variegata' has an arching habit and lovely variegated leaves
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