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

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Timeline Photos 02/07/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Buddleja alternifolia
Alternate-leaved butterfly bush is a pollinator-friendly shrub, ideal for wildlife gardens:
• Arching branches of grey-green foliage and scented, lilac flowers
• Great for sunny borders in a cottage-style planting scheme
• Easily trained as a small tree
• For pots, look out for the new dwarf variety ‘Unique’!

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Buddleja alternifolia
Alternate-leaved butterfly bush is a pollinator-friendly shrub, ideal for wildlife gardens:
• Arching branches of grey-green foliage and scented, lilac flowers
• Great for sunny borders in a cottage-style planting scheme
• Easily trained as a small tree
• For pots, look out for the new dwarf variety ‘Unique’!

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Planting Out of Season - My Garden Design 25/06/2021

Planting Out of Season - My Garden Design

Ryan Simpson, Horticulturist and Sales Manager for Viridis Plants, explains how with the right considerations, plants can be successfully planted out of season in the summer months, in his latest blog for My Garden Design .

Planting Out of Season - My Garden Design Ryan Simpson, Horticulturist for Viridis Plants, explains how planting out of season in the summer months can be truly successful.

Timeline Photos 23/06/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning light'
Eulalia is a great grass for adding height and structure:
• Long, white-edged leaves contrast nicely against other plants
• Retains its structure for winter interest
• Produces seed heads in autumn which provide birds with food during the winter months
• Slug, deer and rabbit resistant

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning light'
Eulalia is a great grass for adding height and structure:
• Long, white-edged leaves contrast nicely against other plants
• Retains its structure for winter interest
• Produces seed heads in autumn which provide birds with food during the winter months
• Slug, deer and rabbit resistant

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 18/06/2021

#PlantsforPurpose June: Planting Out of Season
With the right considerations, plants can be planted out of season in the warm summer months:
• Right plant, right place
• Soil preparation
• Watering to establish

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#PlantsforPurpose June: Planting Out of Season
With the right considerations, plants can be planted out of season in the warm summer months:
• Right plant, right place
• Soil preparation
• Watering to establish

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 16/06/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Digitalis heywoodii 'Silver Fox'
Heywood's Foxglove is a dwarf variety with silver, furry leaves:
• Suitable for cool planting schemes, including rockeries and the front of borders
• Good for pollinators
• Will rebloom if deadheaded
• Slug, deer and rabbit resistant

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Digitalis heywoodii 'Silver Fox'
Heywood's Foxglove is a dwarf variety with silver, furry leaves:
• Suitable for cool planting schemes, including rockeries and the front of borders
• Good for pollinators
• Will rebloom if deadheaded
• Slug, deer and rabbit resistant

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 11/06/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Philadelphus 'Belle Étoile'
Mock orange is a low maintenance variety, with:
• Arching branches that bear highly scented, cup-shaped flowers
• A compact habit suitable for a mixed border or informal hedge
• Pollution, drought and poor soil tolerance
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Philadelphus 'Belle Étoile'
Mock orange is a low maintenance variety, with:
• Arching branches that bear highly scented, cup-shaped flowers
• A compact habit suitable for a mixed border or informal hedge
• Pollution, drought and poor soil tolerance
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 10/06/2021

Pockets of colour appearing throughout the nursery, like this Heuchera 'Marmalade'.
'Marmalade' forms mounds of lobed and slightly ruffled leaves in varying shades of pink, bronze and yellow-brown, growing in clumps up to 45cm wide.
A great addition to a planting scheme adding colour and interest.

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Pockets of colour appearing throughout the nursery, like this Heuchera 'Marmalade'.
'Marmalade' forms mounds of lobed and slightly ruffled leaves in varying shades of pink, bronze and yellow-brown, growing in clumps up to 45cm wide.
A great addition to a planting scheme adding colour and interest.

#summerinthegarden #gardendesign #plantingdesign #paintingwithplants #colour
#gardens #gardening #horticulture #flowers #gardenlife #plants #landacapedesign #gardenlove #plantsagram #plantlife #gardeninspiration #horticulture

Timeline Photos 09/06/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Geranium psilostemon
Armenium Cranesbill brightens shady spots with striking magenta flowers:
• Good for intermingling deep into borders
• Looks great with silver foliage plants
• Self-seeds sparingly

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Geranium psilostemon
Armenium Cranesbill brightens shady spots with striking magenta flowers:
• Good for intermingling deep into borders
• Looks great with silver foliage plants
• Self-seeds sparingly

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 04/06/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Lonicera japonica 'Halliana'
Japanese honeysuckle is a vigorous, semi-evergreen climber:
• Highly scented, white to yellow flowers from April to August
• Fantastic for pollinators
• Happy in sun or partial shade
• Can be rejuvenated by a hard prune to 60cm every few years

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Lonicera japonica 'Halliana'
Japanese honeysuckle is a vigorous, semi-evergreen climber:
• Highly scented, white to yellow flowers from April to August
• Fantastic for pollinators
• Happy in sun or partial shade
• Can be rejuvenated by a hard prune to 60cm every few years

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 02/06/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Cornus kousa ‘China Girl’
Chinese dogwood flowers in early summer with a profusion of creamy white bracts:
• Attractive bark with reddish-brown, silver and white markings as the plant matures
• Large, strawberry-like fruits that are attractive to birds
• Can be clipped to fit in a space
• Prefers a low pH, so avoid alkaline soils

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Cornus kousa ‘China Girl’
Chinese dogwood flowers in early summer with a profusion of creamy white bracts:
• Attractive bark with reddish-brown, silver and white markings as the plant matures
• Large, strawberry-like fruits that are attractive to birds
• Can be clipped to fit in a space
• Prefers a low pH, so avoid alkaline soils

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 26/05/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Wisteria sinensis 'Prolific'
Chinese blue wisteria delights with masses of drooping racemes of lilac-blue flowers in spring:
• Highly scented flowers are popular with pollinators
• New foliage emerges bronze before turning bright green
• A vigorous, woody climber, reaching a mature height of 9m

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Wisteria sinensis 'Prolific'
Chinese blue wisteria delights with masses of drooping racemes of lilac-blue flowers in spring:
• Highly scented flowers are popular with pollinators
• New foliage emerges bronze before turning bright green
• A vigorous, woody climber, reaching a mature height of 9m

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 21/05/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris
Climbing hydrangea is a great variety for a shady wall:
• Mass of flowers, which are beneficial for pollinators
• Autumn interest as leaves turn shades of yellow
• Low maintenance
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris
Climbing hydrangea is a great variety for a shady wall:
• Mass of flowers, which are beneficial for pollinators
• Autumn interest as leaves turn shades of yellow
• Low maintenance
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 20/05/2021

Santolina rosmarinifolia ‘Lemon Fizz’⠀
Aromatic, dwarf evergreen shrub, with a height and spread of approx. 50cm.

Excellent for borders, containers or used as low hedging.
Introducing colour with its striking golden-green foliage, in mid-summer forming creamy yellow button like flowers for further interest.

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Santolina rosmarinifolia ‘Lemon Fizz’⠀
Aromatic, dwarf evergreen shrub, with a height and spread of approx. 50cm.

Excellent for borders, containers or used as low hedging.
Introducing colour with its striking golden-green foliage, in mid-summer forming creamy yellow button like flowers for further interest.

#cottonlavender #santolina #plant #shrubs #green #golden #lemon #fizz #gardendesign #garden #evergreen #aromatic #borders #hedging #landscape

Timeline Photos 19/05/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’
Dwarf orange avens is an evergreen suited to cottage, rock or gravel gardens, with:
• Single orange flowers in early summer (often reblooming in autumn)
• Scalloped leaves, which quickly form a pretty carpet
• The ability to withstand dry periods in good soil

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’
Dwarf orange avens is an evergreen suited to cottage, rock or gravel gardens, with:
• Single orange flowers in early summer (often reblooming in autumn)
• Scalloped leaves, which quickly form a pretty carpet
• The ability to withstand dry periods in good soil

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 14/05/2021

#PlantsforPurpose May: Plants for Small Spaces
Clever planting can create a beautiful and inspirational garden design in even the smallest of spaces:
• Pyrus communis ‘Conference’
• Trachelospermum jasminoides
• Alchemilla mollis
• Sarcococca humilis
• Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’
• Topiary – evergreen structure

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#PlantsforPurpose May: Plants for Small Spaces
Clever planting can create a beautiful and inspirational garden design in even the smallest of spaces:
• Pyrus communis ‘Conference’
• Trachelospermum jasminoides
• Alchemilla mollis
• Sarcococca humilis
• Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’
• Topiary – evergreen structure

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 12/05/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Matteuccia struthiopteris
Shuttlecock fern is a native and deciduous variety, perfect for dry shade:
• Hardy down to -15 degrees
• Very tactile
• Erect, vivid green fronds
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Matteuccia struthiopteris
Shuttlecock fern is a native and deciduous variety, perfect for dry shade:
• Hardy down to -15 degrees
• Very tactile
• Erect, vivid green fronds
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 07/05/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Allium Christophii
Star of Persia is an AGM award-winner, ideal for formal and informal gardens:
• Amazing for pollinators
• Adds height without obscuring backgrounds
• Leave as a clump for impact
• Little to no maintenance once planted

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Allium Christophii
Star of Persia is an AGM award-winner, ideal for formal and informal gardens:
• Amazing for pollinators
• Adds height without obscuring backgrounds
• Leave as a clump for impact
• Little to no maintenance once planted

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 06/05/2021

New Stock! This fantastic Osmanthus aquifolium multi-stem 175 - 200cm
A small compact multi stem specimen, made up of four or five stems, and a very full canopy. #horticulture #gardendesign #planting #gardeninspiration #gardening #landscaping

New Stock! This fantastic Osmanthus aquifolium multi-stem 175 - 200cm
A small compact multi stem specimen, made up of four or five stems, and a very full canopy. #horticulture #gardendesign #planting #gardeninspiration #gardening #landscaping

Photos from Viridis's post 05/05/2021

Looking to create a dramatic effect in your next garden design? Use simple topiary shapes such as cones, spirals or balls to create structure, symmetry or a focal point.
We have a range of topiary in different sizes and shapes available now!
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Timeline Photos 05/05/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'
Ornamental pear is a slender, spring flowering tree, which is:
• Amazing for pollinators
• Perfect as a feature tree
• Effective for screening
• Great for small gardens

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer'
Ornamental pear is a slender, spring flowering tree, which is:
• Amazing for pollinators
• Perfect as a feature tree
• Effective for screening
• Great for small gardens

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 05/05/2021

Our production team have been busy potting throughout April, and it’s great to see the new stock on the beds.
#horticulture #gardendesign #planting #gardeninspiration #gardening #landscaping #plantingscheme #planting #shrubs

Our production team have been busy potting throughout April, and it’s great to see the new stock on the beds.
#horticulture #gardendesign #planting #gardeninspiration #gardening #landscaping #plantingscheme #planting #shrubs

04/05/2021

Viridis Topiary

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Timeline Photos 23/04/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Primula veris
Cowslip is an endangered species in the UK:
• Semi-evergreen
• Clusters of bright yellow flowers, above soft green foliage
• Lightly scented and long flowering season from April to Summer.
• Perfect for wildflower meadows

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Primula veris
Cowslip is an endangered species in the UK:
• Semi-evergreen
• Clusters of bright yellow flowers, above soft green foliage
• Lightly scented and long flowering season from April to Summer.
• Perfect for wildflower meadows

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 21/04/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Magnolia stellata
Star Magnolia is the perfect variety for smaller gardens:
• White, star-shaped flowers in spring
• Delicately scented
• Little to no pruning required
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Magnolia stellata
Star Magnolia is the perfect variety for smaller gardens:
• White, star-shaped flowers in spring
• Delicately scented
• Little to no pruning required
• RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 16/04/2021

#PlantsforPurpose April: Silver Plants for Sunny Places ☀️
Plants with silver foliage thrive in areas that are prone to drought and receive plenty of direct sunlight:
• Eryngium giganteum ‘Miss Willmott’s Ghost’
• Artemisia ludoviciana ‘Valerie Finnis’
• Melianthus major
• Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Blue Spire’
• stachys byzantina

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#PlantsforPurpose April: Silver Plants for Sunny Places ☀️
Plants with silver foliage thrive in areas that are prone to drought and receive plenty of direct sunlight:
• Eryngium giganteum ‘Miss Willmott’s Ghost’
• Artemisia ludoviciana ‘Valerie Finnis’
• Melianthus major
• Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Blue Spire’
• stachys byzantina

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 14/04/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Bergenia cordifolia 'Purpurea'
Elephant's ears are evergreen perennials with large distinctive leaves:
• Clusters of pink flowers from late winter to mid spring
• Beneficial to pollinators
• Purple foliage, which intensifies in full sun and poor soils

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Bergenia cordifolia 'Purpurea'
Elephant's ears are evergreen perennials with large distinctive leaves:
• Clusters of pink flowers from late winter to mid spring
• Beneficial to pollinators
• Purple foliage, which intensifies in full sun and poor soils

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 09/04/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
Blue Fescue provides year-round interest and structure:
• An evergreen edging plant
• Clumps or cushions of small, blue leaves
• Drought tolerant, with little to no maintenance

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
Blue Fescue provides year-round interest and structure:
• An evergreen edging plant
• Clumps or cushions of small, blue leaves
• Drought tolerant, with little to no maintenance

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

Timeline Photos 07/04/2021

#ViridisRecommends: Choisya 'Aztec Pearl'
Mexican Orange Blossom gives an extra-long season of interest, with:
• Fragrant flowers in spring and autumn
• Single flowers that are beneficial for insects
• Evergreen foliage
• An RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

#ViridisRecommends: Choisya 'Aztec Pearl'
Mexican Orange Blossom gives an extra-long season of interest, with:
• Fragrant flowers in spring and autumn
• Single flowers that are beneficial for insects
• Evergreen foliage
• An RHS AGM

https://viridisplants.co.uk/

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