Home | Catalogue Index | Botanical Index | The Nursery | Contact | Order

Suitable for low hedging.

COMMON NAMESort by Common Name |(Gaelic name) | Latin nameSort by Latin Name | Notes | SizeSort by Size | Description Price
BOX Buxus sempervirens PE  30cm. Evergreen shrub ideal for hedging the herb garden when clipped. If allowed to grow to maturity will become large bush/ small tree. Small Plant - £4.00
BOX, DWARF Buxus sempervirens suffruticosa 30cm. A slow growing small variety for those gardeners wanting a minimal hedge. Plant - £4.00
CEDAR, WHITE / ARBOR-VITAE, Thuja occidentalis 2000cm. A hardy coniferous tree from north america. The leaves and bark have a fruity- camphor aroma that finds their way into many remedies, for example helping to reduce inflammations, clear toxins internally and externally. Not for home use. It can be grown as a therapeutic hedging plant. Plant - £4.00
COTTON LAVENDER Santolina chaemaecyparissus P E 45cm. Golden yellow button-like flowers and silver-grey fragrant foliage, useful in insect repellent sachets. Plant - £4.00
COTTON LAVENDER , GREEN Santolina rosmarinifolia P.E.  30cm. A dwarf evergreen shrub that grows at some altitude in the spanish Sierra Nevada, usually in amongst Lavenders and Rosemaries. It has a distinct olive-like aroma and makes a good edging plant with yellow flowers for the herb garden. Plant - £4.00
CURRY PLANT Heichrysum italicum P E 75cm. A striking yellow flowered 'evergreen' shrub forming dense silver foliage with a warm curry scent. Useful as a garnish for meat and vegetable dishes only. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £5.00
CURRY PLANT, DWARF Helichrysum italicum serotinum P E 45cm. A more dense dwarf variety with fine scent, colour and yellow-bronze flowers. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £5.00
a HYSSOP, BLUE (Isop) Hyssopus officinalis P E 45cm. An aromatic semi-evergreen bushy herb, bearing brilliant blue flowers that are enjoyed by butterflies. Excellent for sore throats, coughs, colds. A sprig in a stew provides a warm flavour. Plant - £3.00
Seeds - £2.00
HYSSOP, DWARF Hyssopus officinalis aristatus P E 20cm. Neat aromatic bush, ideal for rock gardens producing clumps of blue flowers in late summer. Plant - £3.00
HYSSOP, PINK Hyssopus officinalis roseus P E 45cm. Bright pink flower spikes. Hyssop leaf applied to the skin helps reduce inflammations, bruises and stings. Plant - £3.00
HYSSOP, WHITE Hyssopus officinalis albus P E 45cm. White flowers enjoyed by bees. Hyssop in food aids digestion and improves appetite. Plant - £3.00
LAVENDER, DWARF WHITE Lavandula nana alba P E 20cm. A small variety but with profuse white flowers. Plant - £5.00
LAVENDER, FRENCH Lavandula stoechas  PE 40cm. Unusually shaped aromatic flowers from spring to early summer with distinctly scented foliage.This is the wild species which is a wee bit smaller but hardier than the hybrids and more aromatic . Plant - £5.00
LAVENDER, HIDCOTE BLUE Lavandula angustifolia Hidcote P E 60cm. Deep purple-blue flowers. Makes a good dwarf hedge.The hardiest lavender we grow and able to withstand severe weather. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £5.00
LAVENDER, LODDON PINK Lavandula angustifolia P E 50cm. Delicate pink flowers. Plant amongst blue flowered varieties for contrast. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £5.00
LAVENDER, OLD ENGLISH (Lus-na-tuise) Lavandula angustifolia P E 90cm. Traditional cottage garden variety with light sky blue flowers. Use them fresh or dried in tisanes, baths, pot-pourri or linen-bags. Small Plant - £3.00
Large Plant - £5.00
ROSA RUGOSA Rosa rugosa   150cm. A native from the seashores of Japan, China and Korea, and now cultivated in many temperate countries. It is very hardy, disease resistant and very suitable as a hedge or informal screen in exposed sites. The prolific dark red flowers, and large edible fruits have a citrus like flavour. ( remove the seeds first. ) Plant - £4.00
ROSEMARY, CORSICAN BLUE Rosmarinus officinalis P E 90cm. A semi-prostrate medium blue flowered variety that has stood several hard winters. It combines a good aroma with flavour and enjoys a well drained soil or large pot. Plant - £7.00
ROSEMARY, 'LILIE'S BLUE' Rosmarinus officinalis P E 170cm. A hardy and prolific early blue flowered rosemary originally from wild stock, yet with good scent and flavour. It is named after my gardening grandmother. Plant - £5.00
ROSEMARY, MISS JESSOPP'S UPRIGHT Rosmarinus fastigiatus P E 120cm. Has a more upright, compact habit. Rosemary leaves make a benficial rinse for dark hair; medicinally a tisane relieves headaches. Plant - £7.00
ROSEMARY, PINK Rosmarinus officinalis roseus P E 90cm. Attractive pink flowers which are often in flower in the winter. has lighter green foliage bearing good scent and flavour. Sheltered site. Plant - £7.00
ROSEMARY, SEVERN SEAS Rosmarinus officinalis HHP P E 30cm. A good variety for growing in a container , bearing semi-prostrate branches laden with early dark blue flowers. Bring into a sheltered place over winter. Plant - £7.00
ROSEMARY, WILD. (Ros Mhuire) Rosmarinus officinalis P E 120cm. The blue flowered wild variety of the well known aromatic evergreen shrub. Use lightly with lamb, stews, roast potatoes, soups and herb butter. Select a sheltered site with low fertility and well drained soil. Plant - £5.00
RUE, JACKMAN'S BLUE Ruta graveolens P E 60cm. Deep bluish foliage with a scent reminiscent of gorse flowers on a spring day. Bunched yellow flowers. Wear gloves when handling if you have a sensitive skin Plant - £5.00
TEA PLANT Camellia sinensis v. sinensis HHPE  95cm. Our almost hardy variety originated from the Darjeeling area of West Bengal. When young,it is best brought into a cold greenhouse or polytunnel during the winter for northern or frosty gardens .Grow in a container using ericaceous compost or outside when larger in warm sheltered gardens. The young leaves can be made into green tea, either fresh or dried, or fermented then dried for " black" tea. Numerous creamy-white waxy flowers appear from late summer , followed with large seed pods. Plant - £11.00
THYME, COMPACT Thymus vulgaris compactum P E 15cm. A neat dwarf variety very suitable for the minimal garden, pot or formal edging. It has a good scent and flavour, use like Garden Thyme. Plant - £3.00
THYME, FRAGRANT/ORANGE Thymus fragrantissimus 30cm. Strong balsam-orange scented bush type with pink-white flowers. Useful in pot-pourri or try in an aromatic tisane. Plant - £3.00
THYME, GARDEN Thymus vulgaris 30cm. Neat evergreen bushes, bearing mauve-pink flowers, loved by bees and butterflies. Use a sprig as a garnish for all meat or vegetable dishes. Medicinally a mild and effective antiseptic. Planting close to beehives should help to reduce the varroa mite Plant - £3.00
THYME, LEMON Thymus x citriodorus P E 30cm. Has a fruity flavour and a refreshing aroma. Excellent in salads, teas, herb butter and on fish, pizzas and many dishes. Plant - £3.00
WALL GERMANDER Teucrium chamaedrys 30cm. Dark green oak-like leaves and whorls of rose-pink flowers, good for dwarf hedging or near a wall. It may be taken for dyspepsia or used in liqueurs, vermouths and tonic wines. Plant - £3.00
Catalogue Index | Botanical Index | The Nursery | Contact | Order
Site design by Plexus Media