Rather lovely deciduous shrub producing dark green oval-tapering leaves which are purplish when young. Large rosy-red fragrant flowers in mid to late summer. H:2m. Vigorous. Tolerant of most conditions.
Upright, deciduous shrub with abundant, sweetly-scented pink flowers in late summer. Will attracts bees and other pollinating insects. Prefers light shade, moist but well drained soil; resents chalky soils. Prune to size in the spring if required to control overall size. H+W: 1-2m
Vigorous shrub with pale green ovate leaves that will do best in full sun and well-drained soil.. Lovely bright yellow pea-like flowers throughout summer follwed by bladder-like seed pods. Fully hardy. Prune after flowering to control size and shape if desired. H:2-3m unpruned.
Potentially large, upright, deciduous shrub. Grey-green leaves, with irregular white margins and white flowers in early summer. Vigorous and capable of making a large shrub in a few seasons - hard pruning in spring will control this and also encourage the growth of bright red fresh stems, Very robust. Hardy. H:3m.
A new variety of twisted hazel with beautiful, deep purple leaves in spring and summer. The intricately contorted stems and small, pink-purple catkins appear in later winter or early spring. Fully hardy and veruy tolerant. H:2-3m
Very attractive small, deciduous and shrubby tree. Deep purple leaves and purplish catkins and edible nuts in the autumn. Fully Hardy. Full sun will produce the most dramatic dark leaf colouring. Cut back in spring to control size if desired. H: ultimately up to 6m with out cutting back
Deciduous shrub preferring sun or some shade. Slubby green rounded leaves which turn a gorgeous bright orangey-red in the autumn. Striking orange-red cloudy flower heads in mid-late summer. H:3m. Hardy. Choice plant
Evergreen shrub from S.E. Xizang, China. Small glossy green leaves on arching stems. Masses of small white flowers will attract great numbers of bees whilst the the brilliant red berries in the winter will be welcome food for birds. May reach 2m in cultivation or cut back to desired size. Fully hardy.