Category Archives: Plants for Gifts

Begonia Mothers Day And Pot Gift Set

gift set Begonia ‘Mothers Day’ ‘& pot gift set’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: moderately fertile humus-rich well-drained soilRate of growth: average to fast-growingFlowering period: May to the first frostsHardiness: tender (needs frost protection) Grow fragrant pendulous begonias for a summer-long display with this great gift set (it’s perfect for Mothers Day!) Included in the

Indoor Pink Hyacinths And Wicker Basket Gift Set

gift set Indoor pink hyacinths ‘and wicker basket gift set’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any well-drained moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit)Rate of growth: averageFlowering period: April and MayFlower colour: pinkOther

Strawberries Flower Pot And Saucer Gift Set

gift set Strawberries ‘flower pot and saucer gift set’ The luscious fruits of two delicious strawberries can be enjoyed in summer with the contents of this kit. It includes two terracotta pots (one for easch variety) with corresponding saucers compost clear and concise growing instructions and one packet of seed for each of the following

Indoor Blue Hyacinths And Wicker Basket Gift Set

gift set Indoor blue hyacinths ‘and wicker basket gift set’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: any well-drained moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit)Rate of growth: averageFlowering period: April and MayFlower colour: blueOther

Rhododendron Wine And Roses Pbr

rhododendron Rhododendron ‘Wine and Roses (PBR) ‘Position: partial shadeSoil: moist well-drained humus-rich acid soil or ericaceous compostRate of growth: slow to averageFlowering period: May and JuneHardiness: fully hardy This is a free-flowering rhododendron that looks a picture in late spring and early summer. It is one of the new breed that has attractive foliage colour

Freesia And Ceramic Pot Gift Set

gift set Freesia ‘and ceramic pot gift set’Perennial favourites for cottage gardens freesias can also be grown inside on a bright windowsill. This is a great little gift set which contains everything you need to grow these flowers from corms (bulbs). Along with easy to follow instructions you will receive on cream-glazed ceramic pot (measuring

Ceramic Pot With Tete A Tete

ceramic pot with tete a tete ceramic pot with tete a tete Daffodils add bright colour and a sense of spring to your home and garden. In this gift set we have potted up 7 bulbs of Narcissus tete a tete (one of the most popular dwarf daffs with clusters of up to three deep

Ilex Meserveae Blue Maid Mesid

mini standard holly Ilex ? meserveae ‘Blue Maid (‘Mesid’)’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: moist well-drained moderately fertile humus-rich soilRate of growth: fast-growingHardiness: fully hardy This mini-standard holly will look great in a pot particularly when placed beside a doorway or entrance. It has been field grown but recently potted up into a 3-litre pot

Astrantia Major Ruby Wedding

masterwort Astrantia major ‘Ruby Wedding’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile moist preferably humus-rich soilRate of Growth: average to fastFlowering period: June to AugustHardiness: fully hardy This astrantia has stunning ruby-red pincushion flowers with a suggestion of white at the base of each petal. The leaves are pretty too; deeply lobed and mid green. This

Chilli Taster Starter Kit

gift set Chilli taster starter kitPosition: full sunSoil: humus-rich moisture retentive soilRate of growth: averageHardiness: tender (will need winter protection) Chillies add zing to a wide range of meals and are relatively easy to grow. This starter kit makes it even easier as it contains everything you will need to grow three popular varieties which

Ceramic Windowsill Flower Gift Set

gift set Ceramic windowsill flower ‘gift set’ Its easy to create colour on your windowsill with this beautiful gift set. It contains three ceramic pots (one in cream one in taupe and one in pistachio) sufficient compost to fill them and three sets of three bulbs (one rose pink ranunculus one white anemone ‘The Bride’

Sweet Pea Little Sweetheart And Ceramic Pot Gift Set

gift set Sweet pea ‘Little Sweetheart’ ‘and ceramic pot gift set’ Sweetpeas are much-loved and always sought after for their colourful well-scented flowers which make wonderful cut flowers. With this gift set kit you (or your friend) will be able to grow lashings of these lovely flowers on a well-lit windowsill. The kit contains easy

Clematis Happy Birthday Zohapbi Pbr

clematis (group 3) Clematis ‘Happy Birthday (‘Zohapbi’) (PBR)’Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile well-drained neutral soilRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: June to SeptemberFlower colour: deep purple becoming paler with ageHardiness: fully hardy From midsummer to autumn a sucession of deep purple flowers emerge from silvery buds gradually fading and taking on a softer bluish

Rosa Wedding Day

rose Wedding Day (rambler) Rosa ‘Wedding Day’Position: full sunSoil: fertile humus-rich moist well-drained soilRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: July and AugustFlower colour: creamy-whiteOther

Rosa Special Anniversary Whastiluc Pbr

rose Special Anniversary (hybrid tea) Rosa ‘Special Anniversary (‘Whastiluc’) (PBR)’Position: full sunSoil: fertile humus-rich moist well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: July to SeptemberFlower colour: rich rose pinkOther

Laurus Nobilis

bay laurel (pyramid) Laurus nobilisPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile moist but well-drained soilRate of growth: slow-growing Flowering period: March to May Flower colour: clusters of greenish-yellow flowersOther

Rosa Golden Wedding Arokris Pbr

rose Golden Wedding (floribunda/hybrid tea) Rosa ‘Golden Wedding (‘Arokris’) (PBR)’Position: full sunSoil: fertile humus-rich moist well-drained soilRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: July and SeptemberFlower colour: golden yellowOther

Viburnum Tinus

laurustinus – ? standard Viburnum tinusPosition: full sun or partial shadeSoil: moderately fertile moist well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: December to AprilHardiness: fully hardy Flattened heads of white flowers form throughout winter and are followed by dark blue-black fruit. This lovely long-flowering laurustinus is perfect for brightening partly shady areas when little else is

Rosa Happy Birthday Min Patio

rose Happy Birthday (patio) Rosa ‘Happy Birthday (Min/patio)’Position: full sunSoil: fertile humus-rich moist well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: July to SeptemberFlower colour: creamOther

Rosa Ruby Anniversary Harbonny Pbr Patio

rose Ruby Anniversary (Patio) Rosa ‘Ruby Anniversary (‘Harbonny’) (PBR) (Patio)’Position: full sunSoil: fertile humus-rich moist well-drained soilRate of growth: fast-growingFlowering period: July to SeptemberFlower colour: deep ruby-redOther