Renowned for their showy blooms and lush foliage, our superb range of unusual and exotic plants are excellent for lending a tropical feel to your garden. Exotic-looking plants are often thought of as tender and difficult to maintain but some are very hardy in the UK! Try growing these great-value exotic flowers in borders, conservatories, or in patio containers as feature plants.
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An eruption of fiery red flowers will set walls and fences ablaze with exotic blooms throughout summer. Set against a backdrop of attractive foliage, the spurred flowers are followed by spherical blue fruits. This frost hardy climber is ideal for romping through evergreen shrubs or scrambling over walls. An unusual and sought after plant! Height and spread: 3m (10'). More info
Phoenix canariensis (Canary Island Date Palm)For instant impact on your patio and a touch of the exotic, try the Canary Island date palm, winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Architectural, broadly arching leaves consisting of many leaflets are borne gracefully from a stout columnar trunk. These mature plants are supplied at a height of 60-70cm (24-28") ready for an instant display in your garden! Phoenix canariensis is ideal for conservatories and perfect in patio containers which can be moved to a frost-free position over winter. In mild areas the Canary date palm may be grown in sheltered borders outdoors where it will tolerate temperatures down to -8°C (18°F). Height: 1.5m (5') when restricted in containers. If grown naturally in borders this palm can reach 5m (16') height and 3m (10') spread. Supplied in a 1 litre pot. Ceramic pot not included. More info