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. Height about 0.5 to 1m
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
Dense, mound-forming bush with mid-green leaves often turning purple in autumn. Fragrant, purplish lilac flowers in nodding panicles in late spring to early summer. Sometimes flowering sparsely again in the autumn. Fully hardy. Grow in in fertile soil in full sun or light shade. .H:2m.
Spreading, deciduous shrub or small tree, wonderful scented double white blooms with pale lavender tinted buds in late springLilacs prefer sun with a moist, rich soil, but can tolerate some shade. Prune after flowering. Can be grown as a specimen shrub or in a border.
Large upright shrub, baring intensely fragrant flowers in purple each with a clear white margin in spring or early summer. Plant in full sun or light shade in a rich or at least well prepared soil. Prune immediately after flowering. Fully hardy. H: 2-3m
Dense, bushy deciduous shrub, dark green foliage. Pink buds open to very fragrant white flowers in mid-spring followed by black fruits in summer to autmun. Fully hardy and tolerant of most conditions. H: 2m
Rare species of viburnum from western China. Unusual, small dark green and almost circular leaves; clusters of small white flowers in early summer followed by shining black berries. Tolerant of most conditions; fully hardy. H:2-3m Sometimes called the Mouse Ear Viburnum.
Exceptionally beautiful, vigorous spreading deciduous shrub. Hundreds of large white open flowers on arching branches in early summer, followed by small red fruits and reddish autumn leaf colour. Happy in full sun or partial shade in moist but well drained soil. H+S:3m or more.
Very beautiful hardy deciduous shrub suitable for partial shade or full sun. Delicate creamy-white flowers and bracts with fine pink edges, turning to salmony pink, smother branches that start erect but later spreading to form flat layers. Foliage turns red in autumn, complementing the small red berries. Highly recommended. H:2m.