Ulmus Jacqueline Hillier is a small to medium sized, bonsai-like, shrub with a dense spreading habit. Effective on large rockeries and Japanese gardens or for growing as a true bonsai. Suitable for most sites and soils.
Uncinia rubra Everflame is a red hook sedge perennial. A bright red evergreen coloured grass that will add character to any garden. Works well at the edge of a border, a rock garden, or a container.
Verbascum Caribbean Crush is a herbaceous perennial. Rosettes of soft large leaves from which tall large peach coloured flowers are produced from May onwards.
Verbascum Dark Eyes has rosettes of slightly downy blue green foliage from which emerge flower spikes bearing tight clusters of pale primrose flowers with dark eyes in late spring. Plant in free draining soil in full sun. Ideal for borders and containers.
Verbascum Jackie is a herbaceous perennial. A trouble free and reliable compact variety with rosettes of green felty foliage producing upright spikes of buff-apricot flowers from May onwards, remove spent flower spikes to encourage repeat flowering. Prefers a well drained soil in full sun. Hardy.
Verbascum Pink Kisses is a herbaceous perennial. A trouble free and reliable variety that forms a compact rosette felty foliage and produces upright spikes of bright pink flowers, repeat flowers throughout summer
Verbascum Primrose Path is a compact herbaceous perennial, similar to \'Jackie\'. A trouble-free reliable variety with rosettes of soft grey-green leaves from which emerge pale yellow flowers on upright spikes from May onwards.
Verbascum Sugar Plum is a herbaceous perennial. Rosettes of soft green leaves from which emerge plum flowers that turn to lighter shades on upright spikes from May onwards.
Verbena bonariensis is a herbaceous perennial - a delightful garden plant which forms stiff upright stems which are sparsely leaved with deep green oblong leaves with toothed marginsfrom mid summer through till autumn flat heads of purple flowers are formed. Prefers a free drining soil in full sun, sets seed freely and will spread around a garden.
Verbena Lolipop is a unique dwarf form of bonariensis. Upright clump forming perennial. Lilac purple flowers held up on stiff stems from mid summer through to late autumn.
Vinca Bowles Variety, also known as Periwinkle. Deep green evergreen foliage and masses of blue flowers in late spring. Ideal ground cover. Easy to grow in most soils in full sun to shade,
Vinca Illumination, also known as Periwinkle. Evergreen leaves splashed with bright yellow centres in late spring / early summer masses of blue flowers. Ideal ground cover or in pots and baskets. Easy to grow in most soils in full sun to shade.
Vinca Wojo Gem, also known as Periwinkle. Lovely variety discovered in the states with large evergreen leaves splashed with creamy-yellow. Long spreading shoots are produced with clear blue flowers in early summer. Easy to grow in most soils in full sun to shade.
Vinca minor alba is a prostrate, mat forming evergreen shrub with long trailing shoots. Bears white silver form flowers from mid spring through to autumn. Thrives in all but the driest soils in full sun. Ideal for ground cover under trees and shrubs or to cascade over the edge of containers. Fully Hardy.
Vinca minor Ralph Shugart, also known as a Dwarf Perriwinkle. A trailing evergreen perennial with small, dark green leaves edged with white, from Mid Spring through Summer with prolific blue flowers. It is an excellent ground cover plant and can be used to good effect under planting other shrubs such as roses. Happy to grow in most soils in full sun or shade (flowers best in sun) Can be grown tumbling over a wall or in a large container. Height 20cm spread over 1m
Watsonia pillansii, commonly known as Bugle Lily. Clump forming courmous perennial with sword shaped leaves. Upright flower spikes are produced in summer with tubular flowers which are shocking bright orange and really stand out in a border.
Weigela florida Alexandra Wine and Roses is lovely hybrid raised by Herman Geers in the Netherlands, Alexandra is also known as wine and roses and has stunning dark purple glossy foliage and deep wine red flowers which provide a very attractive contrast to each other, if trimmed lightly after the first flush of flowers then it will re-flower in late summer.
Weigela Monet is a striking deciduous shrub, with attractive young leaves pink-tinged, creamy-white and green in summer clusters of pink flowers are produced. Trim straight after flowering to encourage new growth that will flower the following year.
Weigela florida Variegata is a dwarf deciduous shrub with attractive variegated foliage with a creamy white margin, in early summer masses of deep pink tubular flowers are produced, trim directly after flowering to produce shoots that will flower the following season.
Weigela middendorffiana is a wonderful upright deciduous shrub with large bright green leaves 8cm long. From mid Spring to mid Summer bell shaped, pale yellow flowers with an orange throat are carried in clusters at the end of the shoots. It is not often seen as a shrub which is a shame as the flowers are exceptional.
Weigela Pink Poppet is a dwarf deciduous shrub. Deep green leaves which contrast well with the masses of pink flowers late spring-early summer and again late summer.
Weigela Ruby Anniversary, which is bred by Peter Moore. This deciduous shrub was selected for it\'s compact habit and prolific flowering. The plant forms a dense mound with bronze flushed dark green leaves and in early Summer is smothered in pendant, red tubular flowers which almost cover the plant.