Choice Plants

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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Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
(H5) A choice "dogwood", forming a large deciduous shrub, with deep rose-red bracts in late spring, Pink flower heads to 10cm in width and stunning autumn leaf colour of reds and purples. Height 200-400cm in 10 years. Best on moist acid or neutral soils in a sunny position.
£21.95
Cornus kousa 'Big Apple'
Cornus kousa 'Big Apple'
Large white flowering bracts in June, followed by extremely large red edible fruits in the autumn. Dark green leathery and heavily textured leaves on a large spreading tree. Height 2-4m in 10 years. Best in full sun or partial shade.
£21.95

Cornus kousa 'China Girl' AGM
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Cornus kousa 'China Girl' AGM
A choice strong growing 'dogwood', with a profusion of lovely white flower bracts in June. Excellent autumn colours. Best in full sun. Height 2 - 4 metres in 10 years. Grow in acid or neutral soils.
from £21.95
Cornus kousa 'Gold Star'
Cornus kousa 'Gold Star'
(H6) Mid to dark green leaves have a bold, yellow, central, yellow splash. Turning red with purple margins in autumn. Small white flower clusters in early summer surrounded by bracts which open white then turn pink, followed by red strawberry type fruit. Forms a spreading shrub 125-150cm in 10 years. Requires moist well drained acid or neutral soil in a sheltered sunny position.
£21.95

Cornus kousa chinensis
Cornus kousa chinensis
White, flushed pink bracts up to 5cm in May-June. Leaves 3cm that turn a rich bronze and crimson autumn colour. Lovely flaking bark on a tall, spreading tree with an open habit. Height 2 to 4m in 10 years. Ideal in partial shade.
£19.95
Cornus kousa Milky Way
Cornus kousa Milky Way
(H5) Large star shaped creamy white flowers in early June, followed by raspberry like fruits which will attract birds. Dark green leaves with a blue-green underside and a purple-red autum colour. Height 250-300cm in 10 years.A sunny position in the shelter of other trees and shrubs is best, avoiding very hot dry sites. They will grow happily in semi shade but their flower production and colour will...
£50.95

Deutzia x rosea Yuki Cherry BlossomDeutzia x rosea Yuki Cherry Blossom
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Deutzia x rosea Yuki Cherry Blossom
(H5) A profusion of creamy white flowers with pink outer edging in April-May, like a carpet of cherry blossom on a neat compact plant. Burgundy autumn foliage colour. Ideal for containers. Height 50-75cm in 10 years. Best in full sun or dappled shade.
£12.95
Eucryphia intermedia Rostrevor
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Eucryphia intermedia Rostrevor
(H4) An abundance of white cup shaped fragrant flowers in late summer early autumn. A compact but fast growing evergreen tree with broad upright habit. Needs a warm and sheltered position, Prefers shaded roots with the canopy in full sun. Height 2-4m in 10 years. Plant in moist acid or neutral soils.
£21.95

Hamamelis Arnold Promise
Hamamelis Arnold Promise
Large fragrant bright yellow spider-like flowers, which are frost hardy in winter, January to March. This Witch Hazel gives lovely autumn foliage colours of reds and yellows. Height 150-175cm in 10 years. Best in an open position.
£25.95
Hydrangea macrophylla Bela BlueHydrangea macrophylla Bela Blue
Hydrangea macrophylla Bela Blue
Grown by a specialist Hydrangea nursery in Norfolk. Large well budded plants, ready to flower shortly. (H4) Large rounded flowers heads of lovely blue flowers from June to August. Best in full sun or light shade, in moist well drained, humus rich soil. Height 75-100cm in 10 years. Prune & thin out shoots after flowering, almost to old wood.
£19.99

Hydrangea macrophylla Bela Branco
Hydrangea macrophylla Bela Branco
Grown by a specialist Hydrangea nursery in Norfolk. Large well budded plants, ready to flower shortly. (H4) Large rounded flowers heads of pure white flowers from June to August. Best in full sun or light shade, in moist well drained, humus rich soil. Height 75-100cm in 10 years. Prune & thin out shoots after flowering, almost to old wood.
£19.99
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem'
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem'
(H5) This plant is also known as Christmas Box. This plant has many interesting stages of flower from the bright red buds, sweetly scented delicate clusters of white flowers in March/April, which turn into purple / black berries as the spring turns into summer. Sarcococca 'Winter Gem' is a compact plant with dark glossy green foliage. Reaching a hight of approximately 75cm in ten years, this plant...
£13.95