Excellent selected form with three or five lobed leaves, at first bronzy green, turning rich black-red as Winter cold approaches, retaining this colour until early Summer. Hardy, easily grown, attractive garden or container plant. Grows 2 x 1m.
An unusual and distinct cultivar with compact neat and bushy growth habit. Particularly hardy except for new growth, will grow freely in sun or shade. This subject makes an ideal tub specimen. 2.5 x 2m.
Pseudopanax Gold Splash
Pseudopanax lessonii 'Gold Splash'
Showy multi-branched and bushy shrub with richly coloured variegated foliage; whorls of glossy leaves in splashes of forest green, lime and yellow. An impressive picture and indispensable in a modern landscape. Makes a good tub plant for a year or two when it's readily transplanted to the garden.
Showy multi-branched and bushy shrub with dark shiny purple to bronze leaves in whorls of five. Really looks a picture. Indispensible in a modern landscape as a feature plant or background. Makes a good tub plant for a year or two when it's readily transplanted to the garden.
An upright form with rich, green leaves and violet-blue flowers. Good choice for mid-border, or perhaps near a path where leaves can be rubbed for fragrance, or picked for indoor use, in pot pourri for example. Tuscan Blue can be clipped to size and shape, so try it as small hedge; particularly effective in a cottage garden or potager.
A wonderful improvement on the species. This one's got very dark green and luxuriant leaves, showy deep red flower buds that open to rich creamy white flowers over a long period during winter and spring. Then, to top it off, flowers are followed by very dark-blue, almost black, berries.
Selected form of hardy evergreen V.tinus. Attractive carmine red flower buds appear during Autumn, opening white tinged pink from early Winter.Having a dense compact habit it makes an ideal specimen shrub, great for hedging. Plant in well-drained soil. 1.2 x 1 metre.