Autumn colour

Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’
27th Aug 2019

Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’

This narrow, upright tree has almost everything a plant can offer; a strong, architectural shape, an impressive display of early spring flowers, plus a spectacular autumn colour which comes very late in the season, leaving… Read More
Prunus ‘Tai-hako’
27th Aug 2019

Prunus ‘Tai-hako’

It is a medium-sized deciduous tree with a broad spreading crown. The young leaves deep bronze-red, later green, to 15cm in length. Pure white, single flowers up to 6cm in width in profusion during spring.   Key… Read More
Prunus serrulata ‘Pink Perfection’
27th Aug 2019

Prunus serrulata ‘Pink Perfection’

A small tree with a broad top and developing pendulous branches in old age.  Double or semi-double flowers during mid spring. They are bright pink and borne on long, drooping stalks.  They appear to be… Read More
Euonymus alatus
27th Aug 2019

Euonymus alatus

I could not resist this plant once I had seen its incredible, bright red autumn display which fortunately persists on the plant for quite a couple of weeks, depending on its exposure to strong winds. Another… Read More
Crataegus coccinea
27th Aug 2019

Crataegus coccinea

This small, deciduous Hawthorn is from North America and has a very upright form, perfect for creating a multi-stem shape. Relatively fast growing, it has beautiful white flowers which are quite large for a Hawthorn and… Read More
Cornus kousa var. chinensis
27th Aug 2019

Cornus kousa var. chinensis

It would be difficult to find a more beautiful shrub than this one, with its glorious, windmill-shaped, large, white flowers.  It is particularly striking in spring and attracts a lot of attention. Its drooping foilage is… Read More
Carpinus betulus
27th Aug 2019

Carpinus betulus

This popular tree is widely distributed thoughout all the northern temperate regions. A very attractive tree, it has very smooth twisty bark which is very tactile.  Hornbeam responds well to pruning and can sculpted into a… Read More
Amelanchier lamarckii
27th Aug 2019

Amelanchier lamarckii

This is a small deciduous tree grown for its arching upright branches, early white flowers followed by red berries and stunning autumn colour.  The berries are edible which make them very attractive to birds.   Key Facts:  Flowers: … Read More
Acer ginnala
27th Aug 2019

Acer ginnala

This small deciduous tree or large shrub originates from South-East Asia.  It has several stems and a broad umbrella shaped crown. It is particularly useful in an exposed site where other plants will not thrive… Read More
Acer campestre
7th Aug 2019

Acer campestre

This native tree is not just from the British Isles, but distributed all over Northern Europe and even to Western Asia. It is a deciduous tree which is classified as small to medium in size, mostly… Read More