Shrubs – Six Top UK Online Suppliers


Shrubs – Current Offers & Six Top Suppliers 2009


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Six of the best sites for

Trees and shrubs are the backbone of most gardens.   The websites listed below can supply a variety of shrubs.  So whether it is a flowering shrub, an evergreen shrub or something a little different, you should be able to find what you are looking for.

Crocus On-Line Garden Centre

Crocus, based in Windlesham, Surrey, has an impressive range of varieties in their garden plants catalogue including many evergreens and flowering shrubs.   These include popular varieties of cotoneaster, cornus (dogwood), buddleia,  pyracantha and hydrangea.   There are also many less popular types of shrub. Online ordering.

Coblands Nurseries – Best 4 Plants

Coblands Nurseries grows over a million plants a year in the “coblands” of Kent. They are a well-known for their trade sales but now also have a retail plant centre in Reading and sell online. They have a wide variety of perennial plants available.

Glenville Nurseries

This small family-run nursery, based in Wisbeech, specialises in young plants and propagates 90% of its garden plants.   The plant catalogue includes many ornamental and flowering varieties. So whether you are looking for an evergreen shrub or a flowering shrub or even an evergreen shrub which is also a flowering shrub you will probably find what you are looking for. Orders can be placed and paid for through the web site.

All 4 Gardens

All 4 Gardens is a family run on-line garden centre which  sources their stock throughout Europe.  They have a substantial range of these plants in their on-line catalogue including, for example, 12 species of cotoneaster, 8 species of pyracantha and 6 species of hebe.  Helpfully, you can select from various categories including evergreens,  those suitable for a clay soil etc.   Orders and payment can be through the  website or by phone or mail.

Bluebell Nursery & Arboretum

This tree nursery, based in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, was recently described in the Financial Times as “one of Britain’s outstanding sources of rare trees and shrubs”.  The catalogue also lists many popular varieties including 8 species of buddleia,  15 species of hydrangea and 17 species of cornus (dogwood). Order through the website.  The nursery will then contact you about availability and payment method.

Holden Clough Nursery

Recently featured on BBC Gardeners World (Oct 05) this nursery based in Clitheroe, Lancashire can offer a good range of deciduous and evergreen species by mail order.   Their list includes many species of cornus (dogwood), skimmia, cotoneaster and berberis.  Orders and payment can be taken through the website. Payment can be by phone or mail if you prefer.


Other Websites Selling Shrubs

Southon Plants Nursery

Selection of plants includes many unusual perennials, shrubs, and climbers.

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