Other Choice Plants

Other Choice Plants

We stock a range of our favourite plants which associate well with Rhododendrons. Some of these are featured in our garden at Crosswater Farm, and often create plenty of interest and enquiries

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Calycanthus Hartlage Wine  AGM
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Calycanthus Hartlage Wine AGM
(H5) Wine red flowers with cream in the centre, resembling a magnolia flower. Scented and long flowering through summer A multi-stemmed shrub with upright to arching branches. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Best in sheltered sun/shade. Calycanthus are deciduous shrubs with simple, aromatic leaves and solitary, fragrant flowers in summer 'Hartlage Wine' is a multi-stemmed shrub with upright to arching...
£24.95
Daphne Eternal Fragrance
Daphne Eternal Fragrance
Non-stop blooms from April to October. This unusual semi-evergreen Daphne flowers on new growth. With a compact, slow growth habit and heady sweet fragrance, this elegant shrub is perfect for planting in containers close to a doorway, where you will fully appreciate the fragrance as you pass. Tolerant of sun and semi-shade. Height 80 - 90cm in 10 years
£24.95

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'
Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'
(H4) Very fragrant purple-pink flowers, with white inside during early spring. Good in pots or by paths near the house. Variegated dark green foliage with narrow yellow margins. Height 100-125cm in 10 years. Give shelter and good drainage.
£24.95
Eucryphia nymansensis Nymansay
Eucryphia nymansensis Nymansay
Multiple dish faced white flowers, 6cm wide, with prominent stamens in late summer and early autumn. A vigorous tall growing evergreen tree of columnar habit. Raised at Nymans garden (now National Trust) in 1915. Height 2-3 metres in 10 years. Best in moist loamy soil with roots shaded from hot sun, in a sheltered position. Flowering later in the season, and evergreen, this is a useful choice plant...
£19.95

Hydrangea paniculata Everest
Hydrangea paniculata Everest
(H5) Extremely large pointed heads of white flowers in July, turning deep pink by autumn. These are carried on strong stems. Spectacular, and one of the very best of the species. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Best in moist sunny positions. For large panicles, the laterals should be pruned back to within 5-8cm of the previous year's growth in early spring.
£16.95
Hydrangea paniculata Limelight  AGM
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Hydrangea paniculata Limelight AGM
(H5) Panicles form a dense broad cone, entirely green at first. Sterile florets open pale lime green, later white. A slight pink flush deepens to give pink and green colours. This plant is a robust and upright spreading selection with distinctive colouring. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Best in moist sunny positions. For large panicles, the laterals should be pruned back to within 5-8cm of the previous...
£16.95

Hydrangea quercifolia Alice
Hydrangea quercifolia Alice
Large pointed panicles of single white flowers, turning pink as they age in summer. Vigorous form of oak leaved hydrangea with lobed deep green leaves, turning red and purple in autumn. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Best in sun or light shade.
£13.95
Hydrangea quercifolia Snow Queen
Hydrangea quercifolia Snow Queen
Profuse, dense, conical, upright flower panicles composed of large white ray florets in summer, turning pink in autumn. Large lobed green leaves turn bronze-purple in autumn. Height 1.5m in 10 years. Best on moist acidic soils. A striking form of oak leaved hydrangea, Snow Queen is a deciduous, mound-forming shrub, with great autumn colour.
£13.95

Liquidamber acalycina 'Spinners'
Liquidamber acalycina 'Spinners'
Selected 'Sweetgum' from China growing to a pyramidal shape. Maple like leaves start wine red in spring, are green for summer, turning brilliant long lasting rich burgundy for autumn. Height 2-4 m in 10 years. Avoid chalky soils.
£19.95
Liquidamber styraciflua Thea
Liquidamber styraciflua Thea
A Dutch selection of 'Sweet Gum' with shining green leaves with long central lobes in summer, followed by very deep autumn foliage. Forms a beautiful large tree, which looks good all year. Height 2-4 metres in 10 years. Best on acid or neutral soils.
£19.95

Liquidamber styraciflua Worplesdon   AGM
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Liquidamber styraciflua Worplesdon AGM
A selection of 'Sweet Gum' with long narrow lobes, turning brilliant orange and yellow which lasts well in autumn. One of the best trees for autumn colour. Looks good all year. Height 2-4 metres in 10 years. Best on acid or neutral soils.
£19.95
Nyssa sylvatica Wisley Bonfire AGM
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Nyssa sylvatica Wisley Bonfire AGM
A medium sized vigorous conical shaped tree with brilliant red autumn colour. Known as tupelo or sour gum in Eastern USA. This good selection was raised at RHS Wisley Gardens. Height 2-3m in 10 years. Best planted on acidic soils.
£19.95

Pieris Carnaval AGM
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Pieris Carnaval AGM
(H5) White urn shaped flowers in panicles during spring on a neat compact growing upright plant. Variegated evergreen leaves with cream edging, red new growth turns green in summer. Flowers best in light and airy position. Height 100-125cm in 10 years. Ideal for patio pots. Requires moist acid soil. A superb new introduction from Holland, name sometimes translated to Pieris Carnival.
£11.95
Pieris Mountain Fire  AGM
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Pieris Mountain Fire AGM
(H5) Dense panicles of creamy white flowers, March to May. New leaves are bright red, changing to copper then maturing to deep green. A very hardy 'Lily of the Valley', suitable for sun or shade. Height 150cm in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil.
£11.95