Hardy, spreading shrub, preferring dappled shade or sun in dry gardens. H:1-3m. Bristly, spiny stems and lobed dark green leaves. Attractive tubular fuchsia-like dark red flowers followed by orange fruits.
Very attractive shrubby perennial with heavily dissected grey-green leaves. Large delicate white poppy heads, with pronounced yellow yolks for centres, in summer. Full sun. Well drained soil. H: 1.5m. Vigorous.
Vigorous spreading shrub. Large, glossy leaves on vigorous runners. Orangy-red attractive fruits in late summer. Ground cover. Fully hardy. Part shade preferred but otherwise very tough and tolerant of a wide range of conditions.
Evergreen shrub for light shade. Extremely fragrant small white flowers in late winter followed by bright red fruits. This variety has characteristically narrow and pointed leaves. Fully hardy. H: about 75cm
A rare evergreen shrub that prefers a warm sheltered garden. Native of Nepal. This lovely Sweet Boxi has large, glossy, bright green leaves and masses of sweetly scented white flowers in winter. H:2m. Semi shade or light sun. Moist but well drained soil. Do not plant in a windy corner or frost pocket.
Beautiful ornamental evergreen shrub suitable for shade. Glossy elliptical leaves. Racemes of buds develop in Autumn with highly fragrant creamy-sulphur yellow flowers in late winter-early spring. H:60cm; W: 1m
Lovely ornamental shrub that will flower over a very extended period - very well suited to smaller gardens that need such versatility. Syringa Pink Perfume is quite compact so can be grown in a large pot but do keep well watered and regularly fed. Trim back lightly after the first major spring flush of flowers to keep neat and tidy. Fully hardy. Grow in full sun or light shade in a moist but well drained fertile soils. Final height: 1-2m if kept trimmed