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Ginkgo biloba / Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba¬†‘Troll’ – A dwarf male cultivar of Maidenhair tree which is ideal for growing in containers or miniature gardens. If staked it will take on a slightly pyramidal form, although its normal shape is dense and rounded. The green … Continue reading

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Purple-Flowered Rhododendrons

Rhododendron ‘Ramapo’ (R. fastigiatum x R. carolinianum) – A very durable landscape plant and easy rhododendron to grow with abundant pale violet flowers from March to April that smother the matte bluish-green foliage. This is also a good bonsai or … Continue reading

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Japanese Cedar / Cryptomeria japonica

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans Aurea’ – The Green Japanese Cedar lives up to its name with bright lime summer foliage that shifts to chartreuse or yellowish-green in the colder weather. ‘Elegans Aurea’ is much slower growing than other Japanese Cedars and … Continue reading

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Dwarf Rhododendrons

Rhododendron ‘Patty Bee’ (‘Yaku Fairy’ x R. fletcherianum) – This RHS Award of Garden Merit winner features wavy-edged lemon yellow blooms that emerge April through to May. These absolutely cover the dense green foliage below, which turns an attractive bronze-red … Continue reading

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