Progress shot of part of a larger scheme. Designed. Built. Planted. 2021. Looking forward to seeing it fill out over the next few years. 🌸🌿
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Awesome new guest blog from Viridis

Ryan banishes the traditional notions of planting certain plants and certain times of year and explains how, with a little care, we can plant out of season.

NB: The photos in this blogpost are not to be missed either!
Mark Draper is spacing out thousands of plants today with help from the team. Looking forward to seeing the garden come to life over the summer. You can find full details of all our services on our website: or call us on 01452 770273 for more details. Viridis
Photos from a recent site visit to the Nether Alderley project. The setts are looking gorgeous. The hard landscaping is almost complete, with the plants from Viridis due for delivery next Monday. Can't wait to see it all finished ☺️

Viridis specialises in providing garden and landscape designers a bespoke and professional plant sourcing service.

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Looking for expert advice on suitable plants for your next planting scheme?
Viridis Plants have a range of “Plants for Purpose” guides on their website covering many topics such as the benefits of natural hedging, Mediterranean planting, and our latest Plants for Purpose, plants for small gardens.
To discover more, head on over to our website.

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On Tuesday 7th June Viridis Plants Director Phil Newman, will be undertaking a lifelong cycling ambition, cycling 1000 miles from Lands End to John O Groats raising funds for the Alzheimers Society.
Please join with us in supporting Phil on this epic challenge to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Society that is transforming the landscape of dementia forever.
100% of all donations will go to the Alzheimers Society.
Thank you in advance. Your support is appreciated.
If you wish to make a donation please go to Phil’s Just Giving page:

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Boningale is Plant Healthy Certified!
During plant health week 2022 which runs until 15th May , Boningale Limited are pleased to have received its Plant Healthy certification after the successful completion of it's audit and for adopting high voluntary plant health and biosecurity standards.

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Wisteria sinensis ‘Prolific’

Wisteria sinensis ‘Prolific’ is a woody climber for sunny walls, producing masses of long, drooping racemes of scented, lilac blue flowers in spring. It is a little less vigorous than other varieties, reaching a mature height of 9m.
It has a prolific flowering habit, and the flowers appear before the leaves unfurl in May.
The pea like flowers are highly scented and are popular with bees and other pollinating insects. This variety is grafted, which means that it tends to flower at a younger age than those grown from cuttings.

• A prolific flowering habit with flowers appearing before the leaves in May
• The pea like flowers are highly scented
• Popular with bees and other pollinating insects
• New foliage emerges bronze before turning bright green

Available as: 2L, 3L, 5L, 10L, 150-175cm Frame

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Hydrangea anomala subsp. Petiolaris

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris is a deciduous self-clinging climber that can be grown in almost full shade. It is covered by large white flowers in early summer and is a great plant for adding interest to a wall.
In autumn leaves turn yellow adding more interest in the low light levels. This plant has an AGM

• Excellent climber for a shady wall
• Mass of flowers which are an excellent source of nectar for beneficial insects
• Autumn interest
• Low maintenance

Available as: 2L, 3L, 5L, 10L, 150-175cm Frame

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Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’

A cute little Geum with pretty, evergreen, scalloped leaves which will quickly form a pretty carpet. Flowering in early summer often having a second flush in September/October. This vigorous evergreen with its single, orange flowers is suitable for cottage gardens, rock gardens or gravel gardens and can withstand dry periods in any good garden soil. Perfect for adding height without screening out backgrounds.

• Vigorous evergreen that will form a carpet quickly
• Terracotta orange flowers
• Flowers in early summer and often again in autumn

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Allium Christophii

Allium cristophii is a clump forming bulb with grey-green strap shaped leaves in the spring that die during flowering. They are best left to form mature clumps but can be divided and re-planted in autumn. This plant is perfect for adding height without screening out background planting. amazing pollinator and perfect for formal and informal garden designs. This Plant has an AGM

• Perfect for adding height without screening out backgrounds
• Amazing for pollinator insects
• Leave as a clump to add more impact
• Little to no maintenance once planted

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Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’

Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' is a medium sized slender ornamental pear that performs well as a feature tree, planted in an avenue as well as perfect for small gardens to add extra height and autumn colour.
Flowers are produced in spring and are attractive as well as great for insects. A very easy tree to care for needing little to no maintenance, and if established correctly will require no extra watering. This Plant has an AGM

• Windproof and fairly resistant to salt winds
• Conical shape which can be used effectively for screening
• Amazing for pollinator insects
• Perfect as a feature tree
• Slender, so great for small gardens

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Calluna vulgaris ‘Winter Chocolate’

Calluna vulgaris ‘Winter Chocolate’ is a low growing shrub that can be used as ground cover. Its early growth in spring is yellow that turns green and orange through summer, deepening to brown through autumn and winter. Small lavender flowers from summer to autumn add interest and are great for pollinators.

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Sedum ‘Chocolate Cherry Brandy’

Sedum ‘Chocolate Cherry Brandy’ is a dark-leaved Sedum that contrasts well with green shrubs and perennials. Its purple-red flowers are born through summer and autumn. This is a great match with other Sedums like Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

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Actaea ‘Chocoholic’

Actaea ‘Chocoholic’ is a tall, clump-forming perennial with dark purple leaves that are a striking contrast to the dark purple stems bearing tall clusters of small pale pink flowers in late summer and early autumn. Also provides a great food source for pollinators.

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Aquilegia ‘Chocolate Soldier’

Although short lived Aquilegia ‘Chocolate Soldier’ adds a dramatic effect and forms a 25cm clump. It has green leaves and nodding, sweet-scented flowers, appearing in late spring to early summer. The flowers have short, pale green outer petals, very dark brownish purple inner petals.

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Viridis Plants CRACKING! Chocolate related Plants!

Ajuga ‘Chocolate Chip’

Ajuga ‘Chocolate Chip’ is great low growing evergreen perennial that forms dense matts which also works as a weed suppressant. It produces clumps of dark green-purple 'chocolate' foliage. Blue flower spikes appear in spring. Slightly less vigorous and more compact in habit then other Ajuga’s

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Viridis Plants CRACKING! Chocolate related Plants!

Eupatorium ‘Chocolate’

Eupatorium ‘Chocolate’ is a brilliant herbaceous perennial with purple stems with dark chocolate-brown tinged leaves and clusters of small white flowers in summer through to early autumn.

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Viridis Plants CRACKING! Chocolate related Plants!

Heuchera ‘Chocolate Ruffles’

Heuchera ' Chocolate Ruffles ' is an excellent almost fully evergreen perennial that can be used to add interest to full to semi shade garden beds. Chocolate brown/red leaves with a purple underside give a striking contrast to green leaved plants. Small white flower spikes are born in summer to add even more interest. Able to grow in almost any soil it is a must have.

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Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver'

Evergreen foliage gives structure and excellent foil for summer flowering shrubs and perennials. The young bright red foliage becomes green, boldly margined with silvery white as the season progresses. Clusters of white-pink flowers are born in early spring giving much needed food for beneficial insects. The variegation of the leaves results in a slow growing shrub which makes it ideal for the smaller garden.

• Evergreen foliage
• Spring flowering
• Beneficial to insects
• Fully hardy in most of the UK

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