Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

false acacia

10lt pot (1.2-1.5m)
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Flower colour: white
  • Other features: autumn colour
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Glorious, almost fluorescent-yellow foliage turning yellow-green in summer, then orange-yellow in autumn and clusters of fragrant, white flowers in late-spring and early summer. This vigorous, broadly columnar tree makes an excellent specimen for a sunny, suburban garden. Shelter from strong winds and avoid disturbing the roots, since the tree is prone to suckering.

  • Garden care: On trees trained as a central-leader standard any competing leaders should be removed as soon as possible in mid- to late-summer. On established trees pruning is best kept to a minimum as large pruning cuts don't heal well. Remove suckers early on.

    • Harmful if eaten

Geranium phaeum

dusky cranesbill

Small, deep maroon flowers. Good for groundcover

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Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

Norway maple

A large handsome tree with attractive foliage

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Clematis 'Black Prince'

clematis (group 3)

Beautiful deep purple flowers

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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

smoke bush

Magnificent smoke-like plumes

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July pruning of trees, shrubs and climbers

Early-summer- flowering shrubs can be pruned this month to keep them vigorous and flowering well. It is also the ideal time to prune several trees that are prone to bleeding if pruned at other times, and it’s not too late to complete the pruning jobs for

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