Our monthly favourites – January 2020

Our monthly favourites – January 2020

Despite January’s reputation of being dull, there’s actually plenty of bright and cheery looking plants this month that are sure to add some winter interest to your client’s gardens. Check out our favorites for this month below which include Jasminum nudiflorum, Hamamelis ‘Arnold Promise’, Mahonia ‘Winter Sun’ and Helleborus ‘Mont Blanc’

Jasminum nudiflorum

A deciduous climber with bright yellow flowers that appear on bare stems in winter and early spring helping to brighten up a dark winter’s day. This attractive climber will grow well against a trellis or low wall once trained as it is not self-clinging.

🌷 Flowers: January – March

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade

Helleborus ‘Mont Blanc’

A compact, clump-forming perennial with crisp white flowers and dark green, leathery leaves. A great border plant that will brighten up your garden when little else is flowering.

🌸 Flowers: December – March

☀️Position: Partial shade

Cornus serc. ‘Flaviramea’

White flowers in May – June with dark green leaves that redden in Autumn and fall to reveal bright yellow stems in winter. A great choice for a moist area of the garden.

🌸Flowers: May – June

☀️Position: Full sun – Partial shade

Sarcococca confusa

a sweetly scented evergreen shrub known for its pure white flowers from December – March with dark green leaves. Perfect in a deep shaded border spot or woodland garden. To appreciate its vanilla-like fragrance plant in a moist, well-drained soil.

🌸 Flowers: December – March

☀️ Position: Partial – Deep shade

Skimmia Rubella

Are known for their dark red flower buds that are produced in autumn and last through to winter until the flowers open in spring — an excellent plant for a patio pot or border.

🌸 Flowers: April- May

☀️ Position: Partial – Full shade

Viburnum tinus

Our Viburnum tinus plants are full of bud and flowers right now… An excellent evergreen shrub with dark green leaves and clusters of small white flowers.  Ideal for brightening up a part shaded area of the garden over winter and into spring when little else is flowering.

🌸 Flowers: December – April

☀️ Position: Full sun – partial shade

Hamamelis ‘Arnold Promise’

Spider-like yellow, fragrant flowers cover bare branches in January and February when little else is flowering. This is a great plant for the back of a shrub or woodland border.

🌸 Flowers: January – February

☀️ Position: Full sun – Partial shade

 Mahonia ‘Winter Sun’

Is the perfect addition to a shaded spot in your garden as they prefer full – partial shade with spikes of yellow flowers from November through to March that has a fragrant reminiscent of lily-of-the-valley on dark green holly-like leaves. Prune in spring after flowering. Available in 2L,5L and 10L pots.

🌸 Flowers: November – March

☀️Position: Full sun – partial shade

 

Posted 13th Jan 9:32am

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