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Shrubs; page 3  Eucalyptus to Ilex

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Descriptions include

Plant Sizes i.e. 30/40cm is the approximate plant sizes on nursery in cm excluding the pot

Container Size Lt  with the figure being the volume measured in Litres

*E* denotes Evergreen

The overall measurements stated in the plant descriptions are estimated plant Sizes 10 years after the plants leave the nursery, and will vary depending on geographical location.

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EUCALYPTUS  Specimens plants available 20Lt to 90Lt
Eucalyptus gunnii *E* "Cedar Gum" quick growing tree or large bush if kept stooled, rounded silvery blue leaves, fairly hardy, will grow in a range of soils and can tolerate wet conditions, commonly used in flower arrangements.

Plant Sizes

40/60cm 3Lt
1.75mt 10Lt

EUONYMUS - Spindle Specimens also available 20Lt to 90Lt POA
Euonymus alatus Compactus Upright habit, slow growing medium size shrub 1.8m by 1.5m with superb autumn colouring.

Plant Sizes

25/30cm 3Lt

Euonymus europaeus "Spindle Tree" a native shrub of open habit, vigorous green stems with an abundance of scarlet capsules, ideal inclusion to hedgerows.

Plant Sizes

40/60cm 3Lt

Euonymus europaeus Red Cascade Arched branches 1.6m by 1.2m, branches often weighed down with rosy red fruits.

Plant Sizes

40/60cm 3Lt

Euonymus fortunei Variegatus *E* Trailing or climbing form 0.4m by 0.6m, leaves grey green margined with cream variegation.

Plant Sizes

15/20cm 2Lt
20/30cm 5Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Euonymus fortunei Emerald Cushion *E* Dwarf mounded shrub 0.3m by 0.3m, emerald green foliage.

Plant Sizes

15/20cm 2Lt

Euonymus fortunei Emerald Gaiety *E* Dense spreading habit 0.5m by 0.5m, silver and green foliage turning pinkish during winter.

 

Plant Sizes

15/20cm 2Lt
20/30cm 5Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Euonymus fortunei Emerald Gold *E* Superb ground cover variety 0.4m by 0.5m, green and gold variegated foliage turning bronzy pink during winter.

Plant Sizes

15/20cm 2Lt
20/30cm 5Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Euonymus japonicus *E* Compact and slow growing 1.2m by 0.8m, dark green foliage.

Plant Sizes

20/25cm 2Lt

Euonymus japonicus Ovatus Aureus *E* Compact and slow growing 1.2m by 0.8m, dark green foliage edged with gold.

Plant Sizes

25/30cm 2Lt

EXOCHORDA
Exochorda x macrantha The Bride Compact small to medium dense bush of weeping habit, very attractive when arching branches are wreathed in large white flowers April to May.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 2Lt
40/50cm 10Lt

FATSIA Specimens also available 20Lt to 90Lt POA
Fatsia japonica *E* Medium Size spreading shrub 1.5m by 1.5m, very large glossy dark green palmate leaves, globular white flowers in October, succeeds best in semi shade, thrives in all types of well drained soils.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
40/50cm 5Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

FORSYTHIA - Golden Bell Bush
Forsythia x intermedia Arnold Dwarf Valued as a low ground cover plant of interesting habit 0.6m by 1.2m, few flowers yellow green.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt

Forsythia x intermedia Beatrix Farrand Strong upright dense habit, large deep canary yellow flowers.

 

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Forsythia x intermedia Lynwood This large shrub has rich yellow flowers borne profusely all along the branches, very hardy, tolerates most soils.

 

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Forsythia x intermedia Spectabilis One of the most popular of the early spring flowering shrubs, the flowers are so profuse as to create a mass of golden yellow, overall ultimate Size 1.8m by 1.8m.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Forsythia x intermedia Weekend New introduction, strong growing, similar to Lynwood but flowers earlier.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

FUCHSIA
Fuchsia Alice Hoffman Most hardy Fuchsia's are out of door plants and invaluable in late summer, tolerating most soils, thriving in full sun or shade. Alice Hoffman is a small shrub with purple tinged leaves, dense clusters of scarlet and white flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia Genii Upright habit 0.5m, red and purple flowers, gloden foliage.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia magellanica Gracilis A graceful shrub of medium size with long slender flowers scarlet in colour.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia magellanica Variegata As Gracilis but leaves variegated pink and cream, dainty red flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia Lady Thumb Dwarf Fuchsia with pink and white flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia Madame Cornelssen Small to medium 0.8m by 1.2m, red and white flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia Tom Thumb Dawrf compact habit 0.4m by 0.3m, scarlet and purple flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia Mrs Popple Very bushy arching habit 0.8m by 0.8m, crimson flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

Fuchsia Riccartonii Large shrub 1.6m by 1.2m with scarlet and purple flowers, often used as a hedging plant, very hardy.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt

GARRYA - Silk Tassel Bush
Garrya elliptica *E* Bushy shrub or small tree 2.8m by 2m, long dark green shiny leaves greyish underside, silvery grey catkins from February to March, will succeed in all well drained soil types, requires protection in cold areas.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
Trellis 10Lt

Garrya elliptica James Roof *E* Medium Sized strong growing plant 2.8m by 2m, vigorous male form, large leaves and extra long catkins.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
Trellis 10Lt

GAULTHERIA
Gaultheria procumbens *E* A creeping evergreen 0.1m by 1m, small drak green leaves, white flowers and scarlet berries in the autumn.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt

Gaultheria shallon *E* A dense thicket forming shrub 1.4m by 1.4m, very vigorous with pinkish white flowers and dark purple fruits.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt

GENISTA
Genista hispanica"Spanish Gorse" closely related to the Cytisus family, a mounded prickly shrub 0.5m by 0.5m, with golden yellow flowers in May to June.

Plant Sizes

25/30cm 3Lt

Genista lydia Forms a mound of wiry grey green arching shoots 0.5m by 1m, masses of bright yellow flowers in May.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
30/40cm 3Lt
40/50cm 5Lt
40/60cm 10Lt

Genista tinctoria Royal Gold A small free flowering shrub of erect habit 1m by 1.2m, rich yellow flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/25cm 2Lt

Genista pilosa Vancouver Gold Low spreading shrub with bright yellow flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/25cm 2Lt

GRISELINIA Specimens available 20Lt to 90Lt POA
Griselinia littoralis *E* Upright habit 2.5m by 1.5m, large ovate leathery apple green leaves, excellent hedging plant, chalk tolerant but avoid heavy soils.

 

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
40/50cm 5Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Griselinia littoralis Variegata *E* Medium Size shrub 1.8m by 1.2m, as above but with white variegated foliage, needs shelter.

 

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
40/50cm 5Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

HEATHERS See Heather Section

Plant Sizes

P9 9cm Pot
1Lt
2Lt

HAMAMELIS
Hamamelis mollis "Chinese Witch Hazel" large shrub 1.8m by 1.5m, clear yellow sweet scented flowers, red at base from December to March, will thrive in any erasable soil.

Plant Sizes

40/50 10Lt

Hamamelis x intermedia Pallida Similar to above, flowers large, sulphur yellow, heavily scented in late winter.

Plant Sizes

40/50 10Lt

HEBE
Hebe albicans *E* A Splendid dwarf shrub 0.5m by 0.5m, very hardy, delicate white flowers in July, leaves green and oblong.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe albicans Red Edge *E* As above, green oblong leaves with a red margin.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe Armstrongii *E* Dwarf "Whipcord" shrub of erect densely branched stems 0.5m by 0.8m, Cypress like yellow foliage, brilliant white flowers appear in July to August.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe Autumn Glory *E* Mound forming small shrub of loose habit 1m by 1m, intense violet flower spikes in late summer early autumn.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe brachysiphon White Gem *E* Compact dwarf habit rarely exceeds 0.5m, high abundant white flowers in July.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe Buxifolia *E* A small erect shrub 0.8m by 0.8m, dense green foliage, white flowers in June to July.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe Great Orme *E* A compact bush up to 0.8m, leaves lance shaped 5cm long, flowers bright pink in long tapering racemes.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe Green Globe *E* Dwarf dense green mound forming, very slow growing.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe James Sterling *E* Dwarf mound forming shrub, bronze foliage, white flowers in July.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe pinguifolia Pagei *E* Mound forming 0.3m by 0.5m, bright bluish foliage, small white flowers in June and September, not reliably hardy like other Hebes' in very cold areas.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe Purple Queen An outstanding showy compact bushy habit with large racemes of purple flowers, requires a sheltered position.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe rakaiensis *E* "Subalpina" Dwarf shrub forming dense compact mounds 0.6m by 0.6m, pale green foliage, short racemes of white flowers, splendid ground cover in full sun.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe Sapphire *E* Medium habit, mauve flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe salicifolia A medium Size shrub, leaves lanceolate, bright green flowers, white or lilac tinged in ling racemes June to July.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

Hebe pinguifolia Sutherland *E* Low growing mound forming shrub, bright green foliage, white flowers in late summer, very hardy.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/30cm 3Lt

HIBISCUS - Tree Hollyhock Specimens available 20Lt to 90Lt POA
Hibiscus Blue Bird Medium Size shrub, very large single blue flowers with a dark centre in June lasting through to August, will thrive in any well drained soil, tolerates full sun.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Hibiscus Hamabo Similar to above, flowers large single pale blush pink with a crimson eye opening late summer.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10L

Hibiscus Woodbridge Similar to above varieties, flowers large single pink with a carmine centre opening late summer.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10L

HIPPOPHAE - Buckthorn
Hippophae rhamnoides "Sea Buckthorn" silvery leaves, persistent orange berries, good maritime windbreak.

Plant Sizes

40/60cm 3Lt

HYDRANGEA Specimens available 20Lt to 90Lt POA
Hydrangea arborescens Annabella Small shrub of loose bushy growth with ovate slender pointed serrated leaves with huge rounded heads of white sterile flowers up to 20cm across.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hydrangea macrophylla Blue Wave Medium Size shrub 1.5m by 1.5m, strong growing large pink flowers (blue on acid soils), grows well in most damp soils.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hydrangea macrophylla Hamburg As above, flowers red or purplish depending on soil conditions.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hydrangea paniculata Grandiflora Medium to large shrub and one of the showiest massive panicles of numerous white sterile florets appearing in the summer and autumn, becoming deep pink when cut, makes excellent winter decorations.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hydrangea paniculata Kyushi Upright habit with dark glossy green taper pointed leaves and greeny white sterile flowers.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hydrangea Preziosa A handsome shrub with purplish red stems up to 1.5m high, leaves purple tinged when young, attractive globular heads of large rosse pink flowers deepening to reddish purple in the autumn.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hydrangea petiolaris Please also refer to the Climber section.
 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hydrangea quercifolia The value of this medium Sized shrub lies in its magnificent autumn tints to its large strongly lobed and Oak like leaves, conical heads of large white sterile flowers are borne in late summer. Not commonly available.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

HYPERICUM
Hypericum androsaemum Medium habit 0.5m by 0.5m, yellow flowers June to September and black berries in autumn, semi evergreen, thrives in any soils.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
30/40cm 3Lt

Hypericum calycinum *E* "Rose of Sharon" dwarf ground cover shrub 0.3m by 1.5m, green foliage, large yellow flowers, thrives in dense shade on light soils and banks.

Plant Sizes

10/15cm P9
15/20cm 2Lt

Hypericum palmatum hidcote Shrub of compact habit 1.3m by 1m, large dark green leaves, semi evergreen, large yellow flowers saucer shaped in July to October, followed by red fruits.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
20/25cm 3Lt
30/40cm 10Lt

Hypericum x moserianum Dwarf ground cover shrub 0.5m by 0.5m, arched reddish shoots, long ovate leaves, semi evergreen, waxy golden saucer shape flowers with crimson stamens June to September.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
30/40cm 3Lt

Hypericum x moserianum Tricolor Tufted dwarf habit 0.5m by 0.5m, pink cream and lime green variegated foliage, golden flowers, a most attractive shrub.

Plant Sizes

20/30cm 2Lt
30/40cm 3Lt

ILEX - Holly Specimens available 20Lt to 90Lt POA
Ilex aquifolium *E* "Common Holly" large native shrub of small tree 3m by 1.8m, shiny dark green foliage and long lasting scarlet berries, will thrive in almost any well drained soil and succeed in sun or shade.

 

Plant Sizes

20/30cm  p9
30/40cm 2Lt
50/60cm 3Lt
80/100cm 10Lt

Ilex aquifolium Gold King *E* Broad habit 1.8m by 1.2m, very slow growing, superb golden variegated foliage (female).

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Ilex aquifolium J C Van Tol *E* Large Size shrub 2.5m by 2m, dark green shining leaves, masses of scarlet berries, self pollinating (Hermaphrodite).

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Ilex aquifolium Pyramidalis *E* Pyramidal habit 3.5m by 2m, bright dark green leaves, abundant scarlet fruits, self pollinating (Hermaphrodite).

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Ilex aquifolium Silver Queen *E* Dark creamy white variegated, good pollinator (male), slow growing.

 

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Ilex crenata Golden Gem *E* Dwarf and compact habit with flattened top and yellow leaves, particularly attractive during winter and spring (female), but very shy flowering.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

Ilex Ilicifolia *E* Evergreen holly like shrub, charming in appearance when in late summer its laden with long drooping catkin like racemes of fragrant greenish white flowers.

Plant Sizes

30/40cm 3Lt
50/60cm 10Lt

 
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shrub-1.jpg (7367 bytes) Eucalyptus - Ilex

shrub-1.jpg (7367 bytes) Potentilla - Senecio  

shrub-1.jpg (7367 bytes) Choisya - Escallonia

shrub-1.jpg (7367 bytes) Kalmia - Pittosporum

shrub-1.jpg (7367 bytes) Skimmia - Yucca

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