Flora Heart Healthy Garden

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The garden has been inspired by the interior designer Linda Barker's London garden.  It has been designed for a couple 45+, who want a garden with a contemporary feel and one where they can indulge their interest in plants.  There is space to entertain grown up family and friends and relax on curved outdoor sofas.  It is an urban garden with a pleached hornbeam hedge framing two boundaries.  The planting reflects the clients interest in plants and uses a palette that is primarily lime green, acid yellows, white and green with touches of purple. Flora Heart Healthy Garden

Designed by Paul Baines

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Coprosma Pacific Sunset ('JWNCOPPS')

Found as a sport of the top-selling Coprosma Pacific Night at John Woods Nurseries. New to the market in 2010. Winner at IPM 2010 - Patio Plant Innovation Striking evergreen variegated foliage. Neat upright habit and year-round interest make it ideal for container gardening. Drought tolerant once established. Hardy to -5°Eventual Height and spread 1.5x1.5m
Coprosma Pacific Sunset
Diervilla Cool Splash ('LPDCPODASA')

Another member of the First Editions range, the US-developed Cool Splash™ is perfect for brightening up those dry shady spots. The eye-catching, crisp white variegation thrives in dry shade and is also happy in full sun. A densely-branched deciduous shrub closely related to Weigela, Diervilla sessilifolia Cool Splash™ is hardy, easy to grow and keeps its clean fresh variegation well into autumn. Tiny yellow flowers in late May/June.
Height and spread 1m x 1m
Diervilla Cool Splash
Hydrangea Bombshell

Compact new paniculata hybrid, extremely free-flowering over a long period. Easy to care for and ideal for the front of a border.
Hardy to – 20C

Height and spread 1 x 1m
Hydrangea Bombshell
Hydrangea Endless Summer® The Bride

Flowers throughout the summer, year after year
Ideal for patio pots, beds and borders. Good for cut flower decoration, pure white flowers with a hint of blush. Easy to grow in a well drained soil in sun or partial shade
Height and spread 1-1.5m
Hydrangea Endless Summer The Bride
Physocarpus Little Devil™ Donna May

Bred in the USA by David Zlesak, this a compact opulus form. Rich plum-purple foliage acts as a great foil to shrubs and perennials. White-pink button like blooms in June. Hardy to -30C

Height and spread: 90 x 90cm
Physccarpus Little Devil
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