Explore our extensive archive of guides to species and cultivars of popular or useful plant genera by one of the UK's leading plantswomen, Miranda Kimberley. Featuring expert tips from supplier's on how to use or sell them.
With a wide variety in habit, flowers and foliage, these ornamental plants ensure months of enjoyment, says Sally Drury.
These shrubs and trees have for centuries been used as boundaries and are also important for wildlife, Sally Drury finds.
These exotic flowers are easy to grow and produce dazzling displays in borders and patio containers, writes Sally Drury.
These long-lasting pretty flowers add a splash of colour to borders in spring and summer, says Miranda Kimberley.
September-to-October is an accepted part of the gardening year for bulb planting, and many of these are for the heralds of spring — the crocus, the narcissi or the tulip.
These colourful, undemanding and versatile evergreen shrubs offer year-round interest, Miranda Kimberley finds.
Year-round colour and neat clumps of foliage make these perennials very marketable, says Miranda Kimberley.
Attractive colours and simple daisy-like flowers make these little-used shrubs very appealing, Miranda Kimberley finds.
Hydrangeas are beautiful shrubs that grace many gardens in the UK. They are easy to grow and can provide a variety of flower head shapes and colours.
The air-purifying ability of the peace lily has been widely marketed to generate more sales, Miranda Kimberley reports.
These underrated evergreen shrubs or small trees can be good alternatives to box hedging, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Ivies can clothe walls or provide ground cover and are ideal for brightening a dark corner, says Miranda Kimberley.
Evergreen grasses and sedges provide year-round structure and move with the wind, Miranda Kimberley writes.
These elegant woodland plants produce leafy green stems and bell-shaped flowers, says Miranda Kimberley.
These evergreen architectural plants provide feathery foliage and seasonal colour, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Hanley Ltd Highgate, London (Greater)
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Adur and Worthing Councils Various sites across the Adur & Worthing district
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Mallards Estate Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
The Windlesham Gardener Windlesham, Surrey
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