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Category Archives: Evergreen Shrub

Carpenteria californica

Carpenteria Californica – Stop Press We managed to find a few Carpenteria californica (Tree anemone). This lovely evergreen shrub needs a south-facing sheltered position but if you have the right place for it, it is well worth growing.  It is not easy to propagate so not often available....
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Crinodendron hookerianum

Stop Press We now have Crinodendron hookerianum (Chile lantern tree) in stock.  Not rare but always in short supply.  A dense, medium-sized evergreen shrub with rigid, narrow, dark green leaves growing to approx 6m. The crimson lantern-like flowers hang beneath the branches about 2.5cm in length from late spring to late summer. Better...
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Eucalyptus gunnii – hybrid eucalyptus-Azura

Eucalyptus are evergreen trees or large shrubs, often fast-growing, some with attractive bark, most with aromatic foliage, and clusters of small, white, yellow or red flowers Eucalyptus gunnii (cider gum, cider tree) with its grey evergreen foliage is very attractive and is lovely for cutting for flower arrangements.The trouble is it can...
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Cordyline australis Can Can

Cordyline australis Can Can (Cabbage Palm)  is a tropical looking evergreen with spiky foliage – a striking clump forming variety, rather than making a stem.   The new foliage emerges with an attractive variegation pink on red and ages to cream on green. An excellent plant as a focal point in a border or...
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