Acoelorrhaphe wrightii is native to Florida and parts of the Caribbean, this striking fan palm is small to moderately tall. Hardy to -6°C (20°F) it is one of just a few palms that can survive in saturated soil conditions. A good outdoor palm for a milder areas and a very tropical alternative to a hedge of shrubs.
Cider Gum, Gum Tree€1.98
Out of stockWith silvery-blue, rounded young leaves that give way to glaucous, sickle-shaped adult foliage and smooth whitish-green bark that is shed annually in late summer. This magnificent Eucalyptus is one of the most popular hardy varieties of eucalyptus.
Kobushi Magnolia, Mountain Magnolia,€2.34
Magnolias are some of the most magnificent specimens in the garden. Magnolia kobus is a beautiful small tree which displays upright oval growth in youth, bearing flowers at an early age, it spreads and mounds with maturity. They can be used as specimens or as lovely backdrops for other plantings.
Royal Paulownia, Empress, Princess or Foxglove Tree€2.70Paulownia puts on an awe inspiring show in spring. Its soft chamois velvet buds open into large violet to blue, trumpet-like blossoms which fill the air with a sweet fragrance. Huge downy leaves appear after the flowers have opened. They are an architectural delight.
Chinese Windmill Palm, Chusan Palm,€2.34The handsome Chusan palm is a single-stemmed evergreen palm with wonderful, fan-shaped, dark green leaves. They make beautiful container plants and make a great accent which fits well into small areas like courtyards and entries.