With its striking golden foliage this versatile plant is a favourite for many. An ideal choice for either a low, clipped hedge or border or a tall growing screen. . This shrub provides great colour contrast in your beds and its blue flowers contrast perfectly with its yellow foliage
This compact thick evergreen shrub is widely used in landscaping and is ideal for hedging. It will probably create the densest hedge you will be able to grow and it is widely used in maze gardens. Prune regularly to keep shape and for compact growth. It grows on the slow side.
This prolific grower, lends itself to marvellous formal applications such as shaped balls, and clipped hedges. The silver-grey foliage makes a statement from afar and this plant should not be overlooked when planning a drought resistant garden.
An excellent plant for potting that can be pruned severely to make a gorgeous 'lollipop'. New leaves arrive in a reddish hue and change to green with aging. Choose a large pot with plenty of holes in the bottom. Use a good potting soil with generous handfuls of sand added to increase porosity.
A pair of these tightly rounded evergreen box spheres is excellent for flanking a set of steps, doorway or path. Alternatively use them singly to create stylish focal points on the patio. These are one of our recommended plants, they're perfect for positioning in these swanky planters in a partially shady site, where the glossy, green leaves provide all year foliage interest and structure.
Buxus Microphylla 'Faulkner' (Ball)
1m H (Shape to desired width)
Semi-Shade to Shade
Ficus Standard | Ficus Microcarpa 'Nitida' standard ( std)
This hardy tree is an exceptional option to clip into a topiary standard or ‘lollipop’. In 'wilder' garden settings it also works excellently as a screening hedge that can be tamed to any height desired. It can also grow into a dense shade tree.
This hardy tree is an exceptional option to clip into a topiary standard or ‘lollipop’. In 'wilder' garden settings it also works excellently as a screening hedge that can be tamed to any height desired. Can also grow into a dense shade tree.
Ideal for smaller gardens. A few specimens of this neat shrub, each planted in a fairly large clay pot, or placed in a row up a set of stairs, are a sight to remember. Gardeners also love to plant this shrub in pots or urns placed around formal water features.
Euonymus Japonicus 'Microphyllus'
30-60cm H x 30-60cm W
Sun to Semi-Shade
Japanese Spindle | Euonymus Japonicus 'Microphyllus Variegatus'
The dense, compact growth of this beautiful evergreen shrub is perfect for small hedges, screens or foundation plantings. The leaves are slightly smaller and darker green than V. tinus. Tight clusters of lightly fragrant pinkish-white flowers in spring are followed by dark blue-black fruit.
This attractive, medium-sized shrub, with its glossy, dark green leaves and large heads of sweetly scented, small, white jasmine-like flowers is a treat for any shaded garden. The foliage is excellent for flower arranging.
This popular decorative plant is grown for its abundance of fragrant flowers in spring. The purple flowers soften to a lavender colour and finally fade to white. Fantastic when planted with azaleas, camellias and hydrangeas..
Considered to be a 'golden oldie' this plant remains popular for its ability to be a perfect specimen for a small garden, a pot, and even a balcony. In late winter flattish heads of pink flower buds appear, opening into tiny white flowers. Clusters of small metallic-blue berries mature in autumn.