Trees and Shrubs

Abutilon – The Flowering Maple

Widely called Flowering Maples, Abutilon x hybridum are also known as ‘Chinese Lanterns ‘ and these long flowering plants are for sale in a range of flower colors and forms. With over 40 species including Abutilon Bella, Abutilon megapotamicum and…

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Abies

Abies are also known as Fir Trees and with around 50 species along with many cultivars including Dwarf Abies, available for sale they are widely used in landscaping. These are the traditional ‘Christmas Fir’, you trees from some species, with…

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Abelia

Abelia are small to medium sized shrubs, deciduous native to semi evergreen clumping shrub from both Asia and North America with Abelia grandiflora (glossy Abelia) and Dwarf varieties being popular. Grown for the attractive flowers that appear on long arching…

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White Angels Trumpet

The common name of The White Angels Trumpet is a little misleading as a number of plants seem to be called by the same name. They are related, however they are also different. All make excellent garden plants, however the…

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Small Trees

Small Trees for the Garden For courtyards, gardens, growing in pots or as a feature tree, small trees are much in demand. The best small trees are those that will naturally grow to no more 3 -7 metres in height…

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Magnolia insignis

With a few name changes Magnolia insignis (syn. Michelia insignis, Manglettia insignis) is also known as the ‘Red Lotus Tree’ With so many wonderful species Magnolia insignis is one species that is a little underused in gardens. Although the flowers…

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Magnolia ashei

One of the wonders of the species Magnolia macrophylla subsp. ashei or as it is commonly know ‘The Ash Magnolia’ is rare but worth seeking out. This is a deciduous species and it is from North America, which in itself…

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Japanese Maple Tree Varieties

Japanese Maple trees come in a range of shapes, sizes and Autumn colors, all of these are considerations when choosing the right varieties for your garden. Pictured we have Acer palmatum Osakazuki, a popular type in many gardens. The Japanese…

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Hibiscus syriacus

Rose of Sharon If you are looking for a cold tolerant hibiscus, this is the one. Hibiscus syriacus is a deciduous hibiscus that will grow 6 – 12′ depending on conditions. This is a fairly upright shrub with a tidy habit, easy…

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Growing trees in the USA

With a huge range of climate zones, the variety of trees that can be grown in the US is large. From trees that are planted for reforestation to ornamental trees for use in home gardens and public landscaping you can…

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