Ornamental & Hedging Shrubs for Sale

Shrub for Hedges & Borders

There is a fine line between a version of a shrub intended for ornamental use, and a version intended for hedging. Generally, the hedge plant is the coarser, parent variety (it also tends to be cheaper, due to being grown on a larger scale), while the ornamental shrub is produced after a careful program of cross-breeding or selection. Some species, however, are so "perfect" that there seems little need to try to improve them: many of the shrub plants in this list are just that. 

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  1. Darwin's Barberry

    20-30cms Hedge Plants
    • Thorny. Small, evergreen leaves.
    • Decorative flowers & edible fruit.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2m
    • Year round delivery.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £3.84  Inc VAT

  2. Californian Lilac

    Pot Grown Shrubs

    • Evergreen, variegated leaves
    • Informal screening.
    • Not suitable for clipped, formal hedging.
    • Good specimen or wall shrub.
    • Blue flowers May-Jun
    • Max. Height: 2.5m
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £22.99  Inc VAT

  3. Rubus tricolor

    • Low ground cover.
    • Evergreen. Edible fruit.
    • Good for dry shade.
    • Max. Height 50cms.
    • Year round delivery.
    From £4.20  Inc VAT

  4. Choisya ternata
    • 2 Litre Pot - 1m Bushes
    • Evergreen. Aromatic leaves, flowers.
    • Good garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 4m
    • Pot Grown Delivery Only: All Year.
    From £12.36  Inc VAT

  5. Choisya ternata

    • Evergreen. Aromatic yellow-green leaves
    • Flowers May-June
    • Informal garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2.5m
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Pot Grown Delivery Only: Year Round
    From £15.96  Inc VAT

  6. Cotinus coggygria Purpureus

    Pot Grown Hedge Plants
    • Good as screening or informal hedging.
    • Cut back hard in autumn.
    • New foliage is rich, royal purple.
    • Max Height: 3 metres
    • Pot Grown: Year round delivery
    From £7.08  Inc VAT

  7. Rockspray / Wallspray Cotoneaster

    15-25cms Hedge Plants
    • Size: to 1.5m
    • Soil: any
    • Use: wall shrub or ground cover
    • Colour: White flowers, Red Berries
    • Flowering: May
    • Berries: November to January
    • Bareroot Delivery: Nov-March
    From £3.96  Inc VAT

  8. Cornus sericea Flaviramea

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Golden-Yellow young stems
    • Ornamental shrub
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £3.12  Inc VAT

  9. Cornus sanguinea Midwinter Fire

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Vibrant red & orange young stems.
    • Ornamental shrub & hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Apr.
    From £5.40  Inc VAT

  10. Cornus alba Spaethii

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Red young stems. Variegated leaves.
    • Ornamental shrub.
    • Max. Height: 2m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Apr.
    • RHS AGM
    From £3.12  Inc VAT

  11. Elaeagnus × submacrophylla Compacta

    Oleaster Hedge Plants

    • Formerly known as Elaeagnus x ebbingei
    • Glossy, deep evergreen leaves
    • Sun or partial shade
    • Fully hardy, grows on the coast
    • Small, scented white flowers in autumn
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Disease resistant
    • Vigorous but tidy
    • To 1.5m
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.88  Inc VAT

    • Rich pink outer sepals, white petals
    • Blooms June-Sept
    • Deciduous shrub
    • Bronzed young leaves
    • To 75cm x 75cm
    • Rated H5: Hardy in most of UK
    • Good in pots
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £2.98  Inc VAT

    • White outer sepals, purple petals
    • Deciduous shrub
    • Quite dark green leaves
    • To 1m x 1m
    • Rated H5: Hardy in most of UK
    • Good in pots
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

    • Rich pink outer sepals, purple petals
    • Deciduous shrub
    • Quite dark green leaves
    • To 60cm x 60cm
    • Rated H5: Hardy in most of UK
    • Good in pots
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £9.96  Inc VAT

    • Scarlet outer sepals, purple petals
    • Deciduous shrub
    • To 1m x 1m
    • Rated H5: Hardy in most of UK
    • Good in pots
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £2.98  Inc VAT

    • Scarlet outer sepals, white petals
    • Deciduous shrub
    • To 100cm x 50cm
    • Rated H5: Hardy in most of UK
    • Good in pots
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £2.98  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen, variegated, pink tinged leaves
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Small lilac-purple flower spikes Jul-Aug
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Max. Height: 75cm
    • Magicolors Collection
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen, variegated
    • Ruddy-brown stems
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Vivid dark pink flowers May-Jun
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Max. Height: 1m
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen, glossy
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Profuse white flowers late Jun-Aug
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Max. Height: 40cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen, variegated, pink tinged leaves
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Purple flower spikes in June
    • Grows well in pots
    • Magicolors Range
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Max. Height: 60cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen, glossy, darkens in winter.
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Rich pink flowers, fading to white Jun-Aug
    • Grows well in pots
    • Max. Height: 60cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Pink flowers, long season
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Max. Height: 60cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • AKA Mohawk
    • Evergreen
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Purple flowers, long season
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Max. Height: 60cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen. Grey-green leaves, red tinged in spring.
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Compact spires of lilac blue flowers Jun-Jul.
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Max. Height: 50cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    • Evergreen, variegated.
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Brilliant white flowers Jun-Oct.
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators 
    • Max. Height: 1m
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

  12. Summer Drinks Collection

    • Evergreen, slightly glaucous
    • Sprays of white flowers Jun-Aug
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Grows well in pots
    • Summer Drinks Collection
    • Max. Height: 60cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

  13. Mock Orange

    Pot Grown Shrubs
    • Large white flowers, yellow & purple eye.
    • Good Scent.
    • Suitable for informal hedging.
    • Any soil with decent drainage.
    • Can grow near the sea on fertile soil.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Year round delivery.
    From £7.08  Inc VAT

  14. Photinia x fraseri

    • Evergreen.
    • Pink washed new foliage matures to green with cream edges
    • Vigorous specimen tree or hedge.
    • Shade tolerant, colour is best in the sun.
    • Grows on the coast, chalk.
    • Max. Height: 5m
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

  15. Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

    40-125cms Hedge Plants
    • Requires well drained site, but likes clay.
    • Vigorous screening tree.
    • Good for formal & informal hedges
    • Shade tolerant, but colour is best in the sun.
    • Grows on the coast.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Max. Height: 5m
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £9.48  Inc VAT

  16. Pittosporum tenuifolium

    • Purple, with bright green new foliage
    • Evergreen shrub
    • Doesn't flower much: not much good for bees!
    • Light honey fragrance in the evening
    • Low maintenance hedging or specimen balls
    • To 1m
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £16.98  Inc VAT

  17. Ligustrum ovalifolium

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Evergreen.
    • Excellent urban hedging.
    • Suitable for poor soil & full shade.
    • Max. Height: 4m
    • Bareroot delivery Nov-March
    From £2.64  Inc VAT

  18. Euonymus japonicus

    • Evergreen in all but the harshest Northern winters
    • Bright gold new foliage develops a light green centre.
    • Grows on the coast, poor soil, chalk
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • To 3m
    From £12.98  Inc VAT

  19. Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn'

    40-80cms Pot-Grown Hedge Plants
    • Non-Evergreen. Suitable for hedging.
    • Pink Flowers from October-April
    • Tolerant of partial shade. Any soil.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Max. Height 3m
    • Pot-Grown, Year round delivery.
    From £7.68  Inc VAT

  20. White Periwinkle

    • White flowers
    • Evergreen leaves.
    • Flowering: March-Apr/May
    • Height x Spread: 15 x 50cm
    • Tough, trample resistant ground cover & informal edging.
    • Thrives in the shade
    From £14.96  Inc VAT

  21. Julia's Wintergreen Barberry

    20-60cms Hedge Plants
    • Thorny. Great Spring & Autumn colour.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Any well drained soil.
    • Pot Grown Delivery: All Year
    • Bareroot Delivery: Nov-Mar.
    From £3.00  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  22. Green Barberry

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Thorny. Yellow flowers, red berries, red autumn colours.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2-3m
    • Year round delivery.
    From £2.82  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  23. Purple Barberry

    40-60cms Hedge Plants
    • Thorny. Wine-purple leaves, good autumn colour.
    • Excellent garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 1.5-2m
    • Bareroot delivery.
    From £2.82  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  24. Cornus mas

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Likes damp soil. Yellow flowers & edible red fruit.
    • Large bush, good as hedging or specimen.
    • Max. Height: 6m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Apr.
    From £3.96  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  25. Choisya × dewitteana

    • Evergreen. Aromatic green leaves
    • Flowers Apr-May & Aug-Sept
    • Informal garden hedging.
    • Max. Height: 1.5m
    • Our hardiest Choisya
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Pot Grown Delivery Only: Year Round
    From £13.00  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  26. Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII'

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Dark pink flowers, scented leaves, edible fruit.
    • Good ornamental shrub, or in mixed hedges.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery: Nov-Mar
    From £3.48  Inc VAT

    SOLD OUT FOR THE SEASON

  27. Cornus alba Elegantissima

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Red young stems. Variegated leaves.
    • Ornamental shrub.
    • Max. Height: 2m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £3.90  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  28. Cornus alba Gouchaultii

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Red young stems. Variegated leaves.
    • Ornamental shrub.
    • Max. Height: 2m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £3.90  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  29. Cornus alba kesselringii

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Glossy purple young stems.
    • Ornamental shrub & hedging.
    • Max. Height: 2-3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Apr.
    From £4.32  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  30. Cornus alba

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Red young stems.
    • Also known as white dogwood.
    • Great country hedging.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £1.92  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  31. Cornus alba Sibirica / Westonbirt

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Bright red young stems.
    • Ornamental shrub.
    • Max. Height: 1.5m
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £3.12  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  32. Elaeagnus × submacrophylla Limelight

    100-125cms Hedge Plants
    • Formerly known as Elaeagnus x ebbingei
    • Evergreen variegated leaves
    • Sun or partial shade
    • Fully hardy
    • Small, scented white flowers in autumn
    • Disease resistant
    • Medium to fast growth
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £25.80  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  33. Sambucus nigra Aurea

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Rich yellow leaves, grows anywhere.
    • Rough screening plant.
    • Max. Height: 4m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £4.38  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  34. Forsythia intermedia Spectabilis

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Great specimen / flowering hedge
    • Soil: Any fertile & well drained, likes chalk.
    • Mass of yellow flowers in Mar-Apr
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £3.54  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  35. Corylus avellana maxima Filbert

    40-80cms Sapling Trees
    • Any moist soil.
    • Vigorous, bushy tree. Edible nuts.
    • Can be used as country hedging; common Hazel is better.
    • Max. Height: 10m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £6.00  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

    • Evergreen, purple-bronze new foliage matures to dark green
    • Low maintenance ornamental
    • Purple flowers June-August
    • Grows well in pots
    • RHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Max. Height: 60cm
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £14.94  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK - MORE READY SOON

  36. Syringa vulgaris

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Large, fragrant pink flowers.
    • Grows well on chalk.
    • Good rough hedging & screening.
    • Max. Height: 6m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £4.44  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  37. Double White Mock Orange

    60-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Double white flowers.
    • Good specimen shrub, informal hedging plant.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-May.
    From £3.84  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK - MORE READY SOON

  38. Photinia x fraseri

    • Evergreen. Vivid red-pink new leaves
    • Variegated green/cream mature leaves
    • Vigorous specimen tree or hedge.
    • Shade tolerant, colour is best in the sun.
    • Grows on the coast.
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Max. Height: 5m
    • Pot Grown: Year Round Delivery
    From £19.96  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK - NO LONGER SOLD

  39. Rosa rugosa 'rubra'

    40-80cms Hedge Plants
    • Wild, but not native. Very thorny, secure hedging.
    • Scented red-purple flowers & large rose hips.
    • Grows on chalk & the coast.
    • Max. Height: 3m
    • Bareroot Delivery Only: Nov-Mar.
    From £2.16  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  40. Euonymus japonicus

    • Evergreen in all but the harshest Northern winters
    • Variegated green leaves with variable white margins
    • Grows on the coast, poor soil, chalk
    • To 1.5-2m
    From £13.99  Inc VAT

    Out of Stock

  41. Japanese Snowball 'Mariesii'

    60-80cms Pot Grown Shrubs
    • Suitable for rough screening.
    • White Flowers in May
    • Tolerant of partial shade.
    • Any fertile and well drained soil.
    • Max. Height 3-4m
    • Pot-Grown, Year round delivery.
    From £13.14  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  42. Purple Periwinkle

    • Rich purple flowers
    • Evergreen
    • Flowering: Apr-Sept
    • Height x Spread: 20 x 50cm
    • Tough ground cover & informal edging.
    • Thrives in the shade
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £14.96  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

  43. Lesser Periwinkle

    • Pale blue-violet flowers
    • Evergreen
    • Flowering: May-Oct
    • Height x Spread: 20 x 30cm
    • Tough ground cover & informal edging.
    • Thrives in the shade
    From £14.96  Inc VAT

    OUT OF STOCK

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