Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'

silk-tassel bush

2 litre pot 20cm
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Offers great architectural interest for the back of the border where its long flower tassels look elegant, especially when covered in frost

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately-fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: December to February
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protectio n in cold areas)

    Long, silvery catkins up to 20cm long, shine out among glossy, wavy-edged, dark green leaves throughout winter. The silken tassels of this upright, evergreen shrub make a stunning feature in the winter garden. Try it towards the back of a sunny, shrub border, against a wall or as a windbreak in coastal areas. When it has finished its display, the dark foliage makes a lovely foil for summer-flowering shrubs.

  • Garden care: Cut back dead or straggly branches in April or May.

Cistus × purpureus 'Alan Fradd'

rock rose

Compact evergreen with large white flowers

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Cistus × purpureus

rock rose

Large, bright pink flowers

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Myrtus communis

common myrtle

Evergreen shrub with white, fluffy flowers

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Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

escallonia

Ideal as a flowering, informal hedge

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Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile'

mock orange

A compact, highly fragrant mock orange

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Lonicera × purpusii 'Winter Beauty'

winter honeysuckle

Fantastic fragrance during the winter

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