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Acid-loving Shrubs

Acid Loving Shrubs

The shrubs listed below are best suited to acidic soil. Although most of Oxfordshire is alkaline soil, these shrubs can be planted in a pot with ericaceous compost

 

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  • Stewartia rostrata - 7L
    A large deciduous shrub or small tree that is related to the Camellia and bears lovely camelia-like single white flowers for several weeks in late spring. Autumn colour. Good for bees.  Prefers a cool, sheltered spot with neutral to acidic soil. Average...
    Price: £58.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Goldkrone'
    Beautiful full trusses of funnel shaped golden-yellow flowers produced in abundance from May to June.  Average height 4ft. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. 
    Price: £25.00
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  • Andromeda 'Blue Ice'
    Common name: Bog Rosemary A low-growing dense shrub with long leathery, glaucous green leaves. Clusters of pink rounded flowers from April to June. Average height 1.5-2ft. Full Sun/Partial Shade. Hardy.
    Price: £15.00
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  • Pieris 'Mountain Fire' 3L
    A rounded, evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves, red when young, turning glossy chestnut-brown. Clusters of pendent white flowers are produced from February to April. Average height 4-5ft. Full Sun/Partial Shade. Hardy. Needs acid soil (ericaceous...
    Price: £12.00
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  • Pieris Forest Flame 3L
    An upright, evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves - red when young, turning pink, white and finally green. Clusters of pendent white flowers are borne from April to May. Average height 4-6ft. Full Sun/Partial Shade. Hardy.
    Price: £12.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Marcel Menard'  5L
    An evergreen shrub with large leaves. It produces clusters of pretty, rich purple flowers from April to May. Average height 8ft Partial shade. Hardy. *likes acidic soil   "Also known as 'Monsieur Marcel Menard', this hybrid French variety dates back to...
    Price: £28.00
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  • Skimmia rubella 3L
    A compact male variety with dark, glossy, evergreen leaves. Panicles of fragrant white flowers open up from dark red buds which add interest to the garden or pot displays during winter. Average height 3-4ft. Partial shade. Hardy.
    Price: £12.00
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  • Camellia 'Adolph Audusson' 2L
    3 FOR £27 Common name: Japanese Camellia Beautiful red semi-double flowers in spring with attractive glossy evergreen leaves.  Flowers March to April. Prefers acidic to neutral soil or grow in a pot using ericaceous compost. Average...
    Price: £9.50
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  • Camellia 'Black Lace' 3ltr
    A large evergreen shrub with gorgeous double flowers in a rich ruby red. The blooms appear from  January to March and contrast wonderfully with the glossy dark green foliage. Average eventual height/spread 12-13ft. Partial shade. Hardy.
    Price: £32.00
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  • Camellia 'Nuccio's Gem' 3ltr
    A handsome evergreen shrub with large double flowers in pure white with amazing symmetry. The blooms appear from  January to March and contrast wonderfully with the glossy dark green foliage. Average eventual height/spread 12-13ft Partial shade...
    Price: £32.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Wine & Roses'
    A compact evergreen shrub with deep-green glossy leaves that have red tones underneath and a bronze tinge when the leaves first emerge. Beautiful trusses of soft pink flowers with darker pink edges in April/May. Average height 4ft. Partial shade...
    Price: £28.00
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  • Azalea champion pink
    A new azalea that is repeat flowering! Beautiful rose pink trumpet shaped flowers appear in the spring and then they re-bloom periodically throughout the summer until the first frosts.  Average height 2ft.  Semi-evergreen.  Hardy.
    Price: £15.00
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  • Camellia 'E.G. Waterhouse' 2L
    3 FOR £27 Narrow upright evergreen shrub with dark green glossy leaves.  Bears large double, pale pink flowers from February to March. Average height 10ft+. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.
    Price: £9.50
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  • Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' 175-200cm 18L
    Common name: Eastern Redbud 'Hearts of Gold' A small tree with heart shaped, vibrant golden green that have an orange tint when young. A profusion of long-lasting vivid fuschia-pink flowers emerge on the bare branches and clothe the whole tree in spring...
    Price: £180.00
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  • Cercis canadensis 'Vanilla Twist' 175-200cm 18L
    Common name: Eastern Redbud 'Vanilla Twist' A graceful weeping shrub with beautiful, heart-shaped, lime green leaves. Pretty white flowers are borne before the leaves appear.  Average ultimate height 6-7ft.  Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.
    Price: £180.00
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  • Cercis canadensis 'Eternal Flame' 175-200cm 18L
    Common name: Eastern Redbud 'Eternal Flame' A graceful spreading shrub with beautiful, heart-shaped, leaves that begin red and deepen in colour throughout the season before turning fiery shades of orange and fading to yellow in autumn. Deep crimson,...
    Price: £180.00
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  • Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' 175-200cm 18L
    Common name: Eastern Redbud 'Forest Pansy' A spreading shrub with beautiful, heart-shaped, dark purple-red leaves. Deep crimson, purple or pink flowers are borne before the leaves appear. Average ultimate height 25-30ft (if left un-pruned). Full...
    Price: £180.00
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  • Cercis canadensis 'Traveller' 175-200cm 18L
    Common name: Texas Redbud 'Traveller' A beautiful small weeping tree with large, heart-shaped, foliage that begins red and then changes to stunning yellow and green shades throughout the summer and autumn. Pink blossoms are borne on the bare stems before...
    Price: £180.00
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  • Cercis 'Ruby Falls' 175-200cm 18L
    Common name: Weeping Eastern Redbud. A beautiful small weeping tree with large, heart-shaped, dark purple-red leaves. Deep crimson, purple or pink flowers are borne on the bare stems before the leaves appear. Average ultimate height and spread 6-7ft...
    Price: £180.00
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  • Camellia japonica 'Centifolia Alba' 10L
    Common name: Japanese Camellia A glossy evergreen with pure white double blooms in spring. Prefers acidic/neutral soil or grow in a pot using ericaceous compost. Average height/spread 6-7ft. Full sun/Partial shade. Hardy.
    Price: £85.00
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  • Camellia japonica 'Bonomiana' 10L
    Common name: Japanese Camellia A glossy evergreen with striking double blooms in soft pink with darker stripes. Flowers appear in spring from March to May. Prefers acidic/neutral soil or grow in a pot using ericaceous compost. Average height/spread...
    Price: £85.00
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  • Camellia 'Black Lace' 10L
    A glossy evergreen with double flowers in a beautiful deep shade of red from March to May. Prefers acidic/neutral soil or grow in a pot using ericaceous compost. Average height/spread 6-7ft. Full sun/Partial shade. Hardy.'
    Price: £85.00
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  • Camellia japonica 'Doctor King' 10L
    Common name: Japanese Camellia A glossy evergreen with large semi-double flowers from February to April, the blooms are deep rose pink with yellow centres. Prefers acidic/neutral soil or grow in a pot using ericaceous compost. Average height/spread 6-7ft...
    Price: £85.00
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  • Camellia × williamsii 'Jury's Yellow' 10L
    An upright, evergreen shrub or small tree. with glossy, dark green leaves.  Stunning, semi-double, white flowers with pale yellow centres are produced from February to March. Average height 15ft, spread 9ft. Partial shade. Hardy.'
    Price: £85.00
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  • Calluna 'Skyline'
    3 for £10 Common name: Heather. Compact bushy evergreen shrub with copper, yellow and green foliage, and attractive pink flowers from July through into winter. Average height/spread 1ft. Full sun. Hardy.
    Price: £3.50
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  • Rhododendron 'Shamrock' (dwarf)
    A dwarf evergreen shrub with dense clusters of funnel-shaped, pale yellow flowers tinted green and spotted yellow inside in early spring. Average height 2-2.5ft. Flowers May to June. Full sun. Hardy
    Price: £9.50
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  • Rhododendron yak. 'Dreamland' 4L
    A tight dome-shaped, evergreen shrub with dark green leaves, reddish brown beneath. Clusters of bell-shaped,pale pink flowers edged deep pink from March to May Average height & spread 5ft Flowers March to May Full Sun Hardy
    Price: £38.00
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  • Rhododendron yak. 'Morgenrot' 4L
    A tight dome-shaped, evergreen shrub with dark green leaves, reddish brown beneath. Clusters of bell-shaped, rosy red flowers from March to May Average height & spread 5ft Flowers March to May Full Sun Hardy
    Price: £38.00
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  • Rhododendron yak. 'Schneekrone' 4L
    A tight dome-shaped, evergreen shrub with dark green leaves, reddish brown beneath. Clusters of wavy-margined white flushed pink flowers are produced from March to May Average height & spread 3ft Flowers March to May Full Sun Hardy
    Price: £38.00
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  • Rhododendron yak. 'Centennial Gold' 4L
    A tight dome-shaped, evergreen shrub with dark green leaves, reddish brown beneath. Clusters of bell-shaped,pale yellow gold flowers from March to May Average height & spread 5ft Flowers March to May Full Sun Hardy
    Price: £38.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Marcel Menard' 5L
    An evergreen shrub with large leaves. It produces clusters of pretty, rich purple flowers from April to May. Average height 8ft Partial shade. Hardy. *likes acidic soil   "Also known as 'Monsieur Marcel Menard', this hybrid French variety...
    Price: £39.50
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  • Rhododendron 'Horizon Monarch' 5L
    An evergreen shrub with large leaves. It produces clusters of pretty, deep rose-pink flowers with brown spots inside from April to May. Average height 6-7ft Partial shade Hardy *likes acidic soil   "An evergreen shrub with large showy flowers in shades...
    Price: £39.50
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  • Rhododendron 'Gomer Waterer' 5L
    A compact, evergreen shrub with clusters of white flowers opening from lilac-pink buds flushed mauve-pink at the margins and a bold yellow flare in the throat in late spring and early summer. Average height 6ft Partial shade. Hardy. *likes acidic...
    Price: £39.50
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  • Rhododendron 'Anna Rose Whitney' 5L
    An evergreen shrub with large leaves. It produces clusters of pretty, deep rose-pink flowers with brown spots inside from April to May. Average height 10-12ft. Partial shade. Hardy. *likes acidic soil   "An evergreen shrub with large showy deep-pink...
    Price: £39.50
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  • Skimmia 'White Dwarf'
    An evergreen shrub with shiny dark green aromatic leaves. Clusters of lime green buds form in the autumn, which remain on the shrub throughout winter before opening into masses of scented, creamy-white, star-shaped flowers in spring. Male variety that...
    Price: £12.00
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  • Camellia reticulata 'Mary Williams' 10L
    1 plant in a 10 litre pot Common name: Camellia An evergreen shrub with glossy leaves and rose pink flowers in spring. Prefers neutral to acidic soil. Ideal for a woodland border. Average height/spread: 5-6ft Aspect: Partial Shade/Full...
    Price: £70.00
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  • Camellia japonica 'Marie Bracey' 10L
    1 plant in a 10 litre pot Common name: Camellia An evergreen shrub with glossy leaves and semi-double pink flowers from winter to spring. Prefers neutral to acidic soil in a sheltered spot where it will be protected from cold winds. Average height:...
    Price: £70.00
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  • Camellia sasanqua 'Narumigata' 5L
    1 plant in a 5 litre pot Common name: Sasanqua Camellia An autumn-flowering camellia with large, single white flowers, edged in pink from late November.  Average height: 12-13ft Average spread: 9-10ft Aspect: Full sun/Partial...
    Price: £25.00
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  • Pieris 'Debutante' 3L
    A compact rounded Evergreen shrub with glossy mid green leaves impressive pending clusters of urn shaped white flowers are produced from February to April. Average height and spread 3 ft Needs acidic soil and ericaceous compost before planting Full sun/...
    Price: £20.50
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  • Pieris 'Little Heath' 3L
    A lovely compact evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves edged in cream and pendulous clusters of small white flowers in spring. Average height: 1m - 3ft  Average spread: 1m - 3ft. Flowers March to April. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy
    Price: £20.50
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  • Pieiris Mountain Fire 3L
    A medium sized evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves (Red when young) and pendulous clusters of small white flowers in spring. Average height: 3m - 10ft  Average spread: 3m - 10ft. Flowers March to April. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy
    Price: £20.50
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  • Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman' (30-40cm)
    An upright evergreen shrub with beautiful yellow flower tinged salmon-pink flowers. Needs Ericaceous compost    Average height: 1.5m - 5ft Average spread: 1.5m -5ft Partial shade Flowers early summer Hardy 
    Price: £42.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman' (25-30cm)
    An upright evergreen shrub with beautiful yellow flower tinged salmon-pink flowers. Needs Ericaceous compost    Average height: 1.5m - 5ft Average spread: 1.5m -5ft Partial shade Flowers early summer Hardy 
    Price: £25.00
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  • Pieris 'Flaming Silver' 3L
    A compact round evergreen shrub, with dark green leaves which are yellow when young.  Small white flowers are borne in spring. Average height: 1.5m - 5ft Average spread: 1m - 3ft Full Sun - Partial Shade  Hardy   
    Price: £12.00
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  • Azalea Lily Bell Dream
    £22 £18   Azaleas are the little sister of Rhodedendrons, they are more compact with smaller leaves but still love acidic soil.  A compact, rounded shrub with small, narrow leaves, baring red flowers in late spring.   This evergreen variety has purple...
    Price: £18.00
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  • Azalea Lily Bell Night
    £22 £18   Azaleas are the little sister of Rhodedendrons, they are more compact with smaller leaves but still love acidic soil.  A compact, rounded shrub with small, narrow leaves, baring red flowers in late spring.   This evergreen variety has blue...
    Price: £18.00
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  • Azalea Lily Bell Pearl
    £22 £18   Azaleas are the little sister of Rhodedendrons, they are more compact with smaller leaves but still love acidic soil.  A compact, rounded shrub with small, narrow leaves, baring red flowers in late spring.   This evergreen variety has lilac...
    Price: £18.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Violetta' P11
    An upright evergreen shrub with beautiful pink - purple blooms. Needs Ericaceous compost    Average height: 1.5m - 5ft Average spread: 1.5m -5ft Partial shade Flowers early summer Hardy
    Price: £4.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Geisha Purple' P11
    An upright evergreen shrub with beautiful pink blooms. Needs Ericaceous compost    Average height: 1.5m - 5ft Average spread: 1.5m -5ft Partial shade Flowers early summer Hardy 
    Price: £4.00
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  • Rhododendron  keleticum- P11
    A lovely dwarf variety with beautiful lilac blooms, great as a low, evergreen groundcover or grow in a container. Prefers acidic soil or grow using ericaceous compost. Average height: 1ft Average spread: 3ft Partial shade Flowers early summer Hardy...
    Price: £4.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Purple Delight' - 20L
    Spectacular vivid purple flowers produced with such freedom as to cover the entire bush. Makes a lovely specimen plant for a container.  Average height 5ft Average spread: 5ft Aspect & Soil type: Full sun/partial shade, prefers acidic soil...
    Price: £75.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Winsome'- 10L
    An upright evergreen shrub with beautiful bright pink blooms. Needs acidic soil or grow in a container using ericaceous compost  Average height: 1.5m/5ft Average spread: 1.5m/5ft Full sun/Partial shade Flowers April to June Hardy
    Price: £28.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Virginia Richards' - 20L
    An upright evergreen shrub with pale pink - orange blooms. Prefers acidic soil or grow using ericaceous compost in a container. Average height: 1.5m - 5ft Average spread: 1.5m -5ft Partial shade Flowers early summer Hardy
    Price: £75.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Madame Masson- 20L
    An upright evergreen shrub with beautiful white blooms. Needs Ericaceous compost    Average height: 1.5m - 5ft Average spread: 1.5m -5ft Partial shade Flowers early summer Hardy 
    Price: £75.00
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  • Azalea japonica 'Orange'
    Azaleas are the little sister of Rhododendrons, they are more compact with smaller leaves but still love acidic soil. A compact, rounded shrub with small, narrow leaves, baring Orange flowers in late spring. Average height: 0.5m / 1.5ft Average spread:...
    Price: £9.50
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  • Camellia 'Desire' - 3ltr pot
    An evergreen shrub with large, dark green leaves.   It produces large, pale pink flowers  which have a darker pink on the edge of the petals. Flowers are borne from February to April. Partial shade Acid-loving (ericaceous compost when potting) Average...
    Price: £15.00
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  • Camellia 'Adolphe Audusson' - 3ltr pot
    An evergreen shrub with large, dark green leaves.   It produces large, doublebright red flowers from February to April. Partial shade Acid-loving (ericaceous compost when potting) Average height & spread 4m - 13ft. Hardy.  
    Price: £15.00
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  • Camellia jap. 'Brushfield's Yellow'
    A compact evergreen shrub with large, dark green leaves.   It produces large, double creamy white/yellow flowers from February to April. Partial shade Acid-loving (ericaceous compost when potting) Average height & spread 6ft. Hardy.  
    Price: £28.00
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  • Rhododendron 'Kokardia Pink'
    A compact rhododendron with dense glossy evergreen foliage and a 'wider than tall' habit. In late spring/early summer it bears striking clusters of frilled vibrant mauve-pink flowers with dark purple centres. Average height 4ft, spread 3ft Full...
    Price: £38.00
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  • Azalea 'Golden Eagle'
    Azaleas are the little sister of Rhododendrons, they are more compact with smaller leaves but still love acidic soil. An upright bushy shrub with dense clusters of golden yellow - orange trumpet shaped flowers. Average height: 1.5m / 5ft Average spread:...
    Price: £35.00
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  • Azalea 'Koster Brilijant Red'
    Azaleas are the little sister of Rhododendrons, they are more compact with smaller leaves but still love acidic soil. An upright deciduous shrub with dense clusters of golden yellow-orange trumpet shaped flowers. Average height: 1.5m / 5ft Average...
    Price: £35.00
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  • Azalea 'Homebush'
    Azaleas are the little sister of Rhodedendrons, they are more compact with smaller leaves but still love acidic soil. This variety has dense clusters of dusky pink  trumpet shaped flowers.   Average height: 1.5m / 5ft Average spread:1.5m / 5ft Full Sun...
    Price: £35.00
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  • Skimmia japonica 'Extase' - 18.5ltr pot
    An evergreen shrub with shiny dark green leaves and fragrant white flowers that open from attractive dark red buds. Male variety.* Height: 1.2m / 4ft* Spread: 1.2m / 4ft* Partial shade* Season of interest: Spring
    Price: £45.00
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  • Blueberry (Vaccinium) - Patriot
    Common name: Blueberry A early-season  blueberry, producing an excellent crop of large, firm berries with a rich flavour from June to July. The plants are compact and slightly spreading.   Average height and spread 6ft. Full sun/partial...
    Price: £13.00
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  • Vaccinium corymboum 'Blue Crop' (Blueberry) 3L
    Common name: Blueberry A mid-season highbush variety with abundant clusters of large, sweet blue-black berries from July to August.  Produces excellent quality firm berries that can be eaten fresh, used for baking and also freeze well. Acid...
    Price: £12.50
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