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Berberis

Berberis (Barberry)

Berberis is a group of shrubs grown for their spring flowers and often berries and coloured foliage. Many berberis have thorny stems or spikey leaves making them useful for hedging to deter intruders. They may be deciduous or evergreen depending o... more...


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Berberis ottawensis 'Superba'

Berberis ottawensis 'Superba' (Barberry)

Berberis ottawensis 'Superba' is a vigorous, deciduous shrub. It is grown primarily for is metallic deep-purple foliage. It also bears yellow flowers in spring and occasionally a crop or red berries. The stems bear long, sharp thorns. Berberis ott... more...



Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' (Dogwood, Cornel)

Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' is a very hardy, deciduous, shrub which is noted for its brightly coloured purple-black stems which make an impressive display in winter. Foliage is green turning purple in autumn. It bears white flowers in spring which ... more...



Cotinus (Smoke bush, Venetian sumach)

Cotinus are deciduous shrubs grown for their often brightly coloured foliage and unusual fluffy purple flowers which make the bush look like it is covered in smoke. Flowers are borne in mid to late summer. Cotinus requires a hot dry spot to flower... more...


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Dizygotheca

Dizygothecas are frost tender evergreen shrubs and trees grown for their delicately cut foliage. In some varieties the leaves may be purplish coloured. Flowers are insignificant and only appear on large plants. They require partial shade and ferti... more...



Euonymus

Euonymus

Euonymus are shrubs which can either be deciduous or evergreen. Evergreen forms are grown for their colourful, often variegated foliage. Deciduous forms have bright berries and autumn leaf colour. Flowers are insignificant. Euonymus cope well and ... more...



Pittosporum

Pittosporums are evergreen, mostly tender shrubs grown for their foliage which is light green in the species but may be purple, silver, gold or variegated in cultivated varieties. Mature plants may display purple of brown fragrant flowers in spri... more...



Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'

Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' (Elder)

Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' is a vigorous deciduous shrub grown for its large, divided leaves which are coloured purple-black. They retain their colour well all season. 'Black Lace' also bears clusters of pink flowers from mid to late summer. Elde... more...



Ajuga (Bugle)

Ajugas are low growing perennials suitable for ground cover under trees. In spring they bear short spikes of blue flowers. There are a number of selections available with interesting coloured foliage. Ajugas require a shady site in moist soil and... more...


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Canna

Cannas are perennials with large leaves, sometimes coloured bronze or purple, on upright stems and flowers in shades of red, pink and white. Cannas prefer a fertile, moist but not waterlogged soil in full sun. Rhizomes can be lifted and stored in ... more...



Colocasia esculanta 'Black Magic'

Colocasia esculanta 'Black Magic' (Elephants ears)

Colocasias are tender perennials grown for their bold and imposing leaves which are up to three feet (1m) long. C. 'Black Magic' is a popular variety with purple-black leaves. Colocasias requires a moist soil to grow in, even growing in bog garden... more...


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Cordyline 'Red Sensation'

Cordyline 'Red Sensation'

Cordylines are evergreen shrubs with rosettes of long, lance-shaped leaves. They are slow growing but eventually reach up to 50 feet (15m) but whilst young are suitable as a dot plant in a border or a winter tub. This variety has deep purple-red l... more...


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Dahlia

Dahlia

Dahlias are a vast group of annuals and perennials. Flowers come in virtually any colour except true blue and in a variety of different forms. Dwarf varieties are used as annual bedding, larger types are used in the perennial border or as dot plan... more...



Echeveria

Echeveria (Hen and chickens)

This is a genus of succulents with tight rosettes of leaves and spikes of small flowers borne at various times of the year depending on the species, but mainly i spring or autumn. The leaves may be green, silver-grey, purple or red and bi-colour v... more...