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Plants of Interest (November)

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Leucothoe Curly Red

A very unusual and intriguing evergreen shrub with unique curling leaves, the young leaves are a glossy green for Summer. As Winter comes and the cold weather approaches this fantastic shrub changes colour back to red and remains until the Spring. It has small white flowers during Spring. It prefers moist well drained acidic soil in a semi-shaded area. Height 75cm x Spread 75cm.

Mahonia Soft Caress

The first Mahonia of its kind with bluey-green spine free wispy leaves. It produces beautiful yellow cup shaped flowers from August through to October, which are then followed by an abundance of blue berries throughout the colder months which will attract birds into your garden. This compact evergreen shrub looks great when planted in large patio containers or in the border in partial shade, providing year round interest. Height and spread approximately 1.2 metres.

Viburnum Lisarose

A beautiful Evergreen Shrub that provides all year-round interest. The ovate dark-green leaves are extremely glossy and stand out in contrast against the mahogany shaded stems. It produces red berries from September and soft pink and white flowers from November to April. The flowers appear in flattened clusters and then after the plant has finished flowering, blue berries start to develop. The blossoms are a valuable early food source for Bees. Viburnums like to be planted in full sun to partial shade. Height and spread 3 metres.