Shrubs, roses, trees and hardy perennial plants
You will find hundreds of Londoners’ favourite shrubs such as lavender, bamboo, bay trees, camellia, magnolia, phormium, olive, vinca and rosemary. We also specialise in bringing new exciting plants for you to add to your collection – majestic palms such as trachycarpus fortunii, black stemmed bamboo, or the exciting astelia – a metallic looking plant! Beautiful fragrant roses add impact – choose from over a hundred varieties of hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, ramblers, climbers and ground cover roses from the UK’s best growers including the sought after David Austin Old English roses. Hardy perennials (herbaceous plants) are always popular with stunning flowers and foliage – our outstanding collection of of herbaceous plants, grasses and ferns will leave you spoilt for choice – dazzling delphiniums and foxgloves, superb hostas, hellebores and geraniums, exotic agapanthus and acanthus to name just a few!
Bedding and trailing plants
Instant colourful bedding plants for borders, pots, and containers in the garden, balcony or window box cheer us up in the grey days of winter and brighten the whole area from spring through to autumn. Hanging baskets welcome us home to lazy summer evenings surrounded by sumptuous colourful containers – what bliss! We have a plethora of bedding plants all year round – including superb cyclamen, solanum and winter flowering pansies in winter, native primroses and polyanthus and potted bulbs of every description in the spring. The summer and autumn see us bulging at the seams with hundreds of varieties of plants by the pot and in packs – for example we carry up to 100 varieties of trailing plants, and well over 120 varieties of bedding including pure white busy lizzies, sweetpeas, Mediterranean portulaca and lantana, wonderful fuchsias, outstanding geraniums (pelargoniums) and petunias of every colour and hue.
London gardens need climbing plants to disguise the walls and other surrounds and you will not be disappointed with our collection to choose from, including jasmine, passion flowers, honeysuckles, ceanothus, wisteria and grapevine,climbing and rambling roses and a very large range of clematis. We always have good stock of evergreen climbers – look out for Clematis armandii, and Loniceras halliana, halls prolific and henryi and a whole range of colourful ivies.
Plant Area Staff…
John Dixon’s twenty five years’ garden centre/nursery experience has given him a wealth of knowledge of all kinds of plants both outdoors and indoors. He and his team, some of whom are pictured here, will be happy to advise you to create an inspirational green space.