A large, noble tree or excellent for hedging, this versatile tree has smooth silver-grey bark. Dark green leaves turn rich golden-copper in autumn. Thrives in well drained acid or alkaline soil and will tolerate semi-shade. (Europe)
Buddleja ‘White Profusion’ is the classic white-flowered variety of the Butterfly bush with large panicles of scented pure white flowers with orange centres on arching branches from July into autumn. The flowers, like those of other Buddleias, are highly attractive … Read More
Gentle weeping branches and the typical pink, flaking bark of the river birch make this an excellent introduction. A worthy substitute for Betula pendula ‘Youngii’ with bonus features of bark and good yellow autumn colours. (North Carolina State University, USA)
A vigorous upright tree when young with bright green young leaves. Attractive white ‘apple blossom’ flowers in spring and large bright orange and red pear-shaped fruits in the autumn. One of the most popular for crab apple jelly despite its … Read More
One of the most popular Witch Hazels. The large sulphur-yellow flowers are borne in densely crowded clusters in January and February and have a strong sweet fragrance. Leaves are lustrous and have cheerful yellow tints in autumn.
The fragrant, arching clusters of Butterfly Bush are irresistible to hummingbirds and butterflies. Really a shrub, plants are best treated like perennials and pruned back hard each spring, to maintain a compact, bushy habit. This selection has long wands of … Read More