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Plants For Shade

Shop our range of plants for shade.  We have a great range of shade loving plants in stock and ready to ship or collect from Lucan Garden Centre.  We have Japanese Maple and a great selection of shade perennials and plants and flowers that will thrive out of the glare of the sunlight.

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Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium' is a bushy deciduous tree. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. It looks best in Autumn, Spring and Summer. We try to stock our Acers in a range of sizes, call us on 01-5050037 to ask for prices.GenusAcer can be deciduous..
€79.50
Ex Tax:€70.04
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium' is a bushy deciduous tree. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. It looks best in Autumn, Spring and Summer. We try to stock our Acers in a range of sizes, call us on 01-5050037 to ask for prices.GenusAcer can be deciduous..
€100.00
Ex Tax:€88.11
Acer palmatum 'Beni-otake' is a medium-sized Japanese maple, with deep red-purple foliage from spring to summer, which becomes green with maturity. Autumn leaves turn a rich crimson. Acer palmatum 'Beni-otake' grows into a lovely rounded shape, and is more tolerant of sun than other acers.Plant Type..
€175.00
Ex Tax:€154.19
Acer palmatum 'Bi-hoo' is a lovely maple with green summer leaves turning gold to red in autumn and striking yellow and winter stems.GenusAcer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many h..
€135.00
Ex Tax:€118.94
Acer 'Bloodgood' (L) Acer 'Bloodgood' (L)
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Acer 'Bloodgood' (L)Acer palmatum “Bloodgood” is regarded as one of the best purple-leaved Japanese Maples, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is a large deciduous shrub or small rounded tree of great beauty in all seasons. In spring, it produces small purple flowers which give way to..
€250.00
Ex Tax:€220.26
Acer 'Bloodgood' (M) is regarded as one of the best purple-leaved Japanese Maples, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is a large deciduous shrub or small rounded tree of great beauty in all seasons. In spring, it produces small purple flowers which give way to red fruits.Regarded as o..
€145.00
Ex Tax:€127.75
Acer 'Bloodgood' (M+) Acer 'Bloodgood' (M+)
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Acer 'Bloodgood' (M+)Acer palmatum “Bloodgood” is regarded as one of the best purple-leaved Japanese Maples, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is a large deciduous shrub or small rounded tree of great beauty in all seasons. In spring, it produces small purple flowers which give way t..
€195.00
Ex Tax:€171.81
Acer palmatum “Bloodgood” is regarded as one of the best purple-leaved Japanese Maples, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is a large deciduous shrub or small rounded tree of great beauty in all seasons. In spring, it produces small purple flowers which give way to red fruits.Regarded..
€85.00
Ex Tax:€74.89
Acer 'Chitoseyama'
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Acer palmatum ‘Chitose-yama’ is a medium-sized Japanese maple, with a compact, mounding habit. Leaves emerge a light red, maturing to bronxe-green, before turning scarlet in autumn. ‘Chitose-yama’ also bears small, purple flowersGenus Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, oft..
€95.00
Ex Tax:€83.70
Acer 'Crimson Queen' 150cm
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Noted for its persistent leaf color throughout the entire growing season, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub of outstanding interest. Strong-growing, this Japanese Maple features a lovely cascading habit and has become a favorite for many gardener..
€135.00
Ex Tax:€118.94
Acer palmatum Dissectum is a small, mound forming Japanese Maple with highly ornate, deeply dissected foliage. The feathery foliage is a strong lime green, turning striking shades of golden yellow and orange in the Autumn...
€59.50
Ex Tax:€52.42
Acer palmatum Dissectum is a small, mound forming Japanese Maple with highly ornate, deeply dissected foliage. The feathery foliage is a strong lime green, turning striking shades of golden yellow and orange in the Autumn. For the best Autumn colour, plant Dissectum in acid soil, or mix in some eric..
€135.00
Ex Tax:€118.94
Acer 'Firecracker' 60cm Acer 'Firecracker' 60cm
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The Acer Palmatum Firecracker is part of the Dissectum maple group. It is sometimes referred to as the Japanese Maple Firecracker. It grows as a compact tree or small mounding shrub. When fully grown, it will reach a height of up to 4 meters and a width of 4 meters. It typically takes between ten to..
€50.00
Ex Tax:€44.05
Acer Inaba Shidare is a lovely small garden tree with filigree-like purple foliage that forms an upright mound of colour. In the autumn the feathery leaves of Acer Palmatum Inaba Shidare turn vivid scarlet red making it ideal for the focal point of a small garden. Spring foliage is striking red.&nbs..
€69.00
Ex Tax:€60.79
Jerre Schwartz’ is wonderful, dwarf Japanese Maple has distinctive, deeply lobed leaves that emerge a bright pink red, before turning darker maroon then green as the leaf matures. Fresh growth in the red shades adds interest through the growing season before the leaves turn dark red in the autumn. T..
€75.00
Ex Tax:€66.08
The foliage of Acer shirasawanum 'Jordan' starts a pretty orange-yellow colour, brightening to yellow-green and then turning a dramatic red in late summer and autumn. The lime coloured summer foliage is often supplemented by contrasting small red seed heads.Unlike many Japanese Maples, Acer shiras..
€95.00
Ex Tax:€83.70
Acer palmatum 'Manyo No Sato' has a leaf pattern and coloration that is very unique. Spring foliage emerges with random lime green and purple variegation appearing on irregular shaped leaves. In the summer, the purple ages to green resulting in a two tone green effect. Fall brings on shades of orang..
€85.00
Ex Tax:€74.89
Acer 'Orange Dreams' Acer 'Orange Dreams'
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Acer palmatum Orange Dream (non-dissected type) is a most unusual maple tree. In spring its foliage is a vibrant orange flush with salmon pink margins, which turns a greenish yellow as it matures. In autumn the leaves take on a strong yellow hue before they falling...
€49.50
Ex Tax:€43.61
'Orangeola' is a mound-forming, deciduous shrub or small tree to around 3m tall. Its arching branches bear finely-cut leaves that emerge orange-red in spring, darkening to a reddish-green in summer before turning a brighter orange-red in autumn. Small red flowers may be followed by winged fruits in ..
€50.00
Ex Tax:€44.05
Acer 'Osakazuki' - 125cm Acer palmatum ‘Osakazuki’ is one of the best Japanese maples to grow for autumn colour. It has an open habit and large, bright green leaves which turn a brilliant scarlet in autumn, lasting for several weeks before falling. It’s perfect for growing as a focal point in t..
€195.00
Ex Tax:€171.81
Acer 'Osakazuki' - 60cm Acer palmatum ‘Osakazuki’ is one of the best Japanese maples to grow for autumn colour. It has an open habit and large, bright green leaves which turn a brilliant scarlet in autumn, lasting for several weeks before falling. It’s perfect for growing as a focal point in th..
€110.00
Ex Tax:€96.92
Acer Pixie' 'Pixie' is a compact, upright, deciduous shrub or small tree with palmate leaves divided into five deeply- cut, dark reddish-purple leaves, reddish-pink in spring and turning bright red in autumn. Insignificant green flowers in spring are followed by winged, red seed pods...
€50.00
Ex Tax:€44.05
A relatively new variety (during the 1990s) which is a sport of Acer palmatum Bloodgood, 'Shaina' is a mid sized Japanese Maple with an upright, slightly columnar form and very good colour all through the spring, summer and autumn. ... Acer palmatum Shaina will grow to approximately 2.5-4m in 20 yea..
€50.00
Ex Tax:€44.05
'Sherwood Flame' is a large, spreading shrub or small tree with a rounded crown to around 5m tall and wide. Its deeply-cut, seven-lobed, sharply-toothed dark purple leaves turn crimson red in autumn. Small, red spring flowers are followed by red, winged fruits...
€75.00
Ex Tax:€66.08
Shirazz is a bold Japanese Maple that has variegated leaves ranging from a blend of pinks, greens, and creamy-white. Spring growth emerges with bright pink purple with light pink variegation. Autumn colours are tones of crimson red to scarlet. Shirazz is an upright grower at first, th..
€70.00
Ex Tax:€61.67
Acer 'Shirazz' - 165cm
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Shirazz is a bold Japanese Maple that has variegated leaves ranging from a blend of pinks, greens, and creamy-white. Spring growth emerges with bright pink purple with light pink variegation. Autumn colours are tones of crimson red to scarlet. Shirazz is an upright grower at first, th..
€225.00
Ex Tax:€198.24
Acer 'Skeeters Broom'
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Lovely and distinctive, Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom' grows with a slender, upright habit when young, with deeply cut maroon-red summer leaves...
€75.00
Ex Tax:€66.08
Acer 'Skeeters Broom' 70cm
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Lovely and distinctive, Acer palmatum 'Skeeter's Broom' grows with a slender, upright habit when young, with deeply cut maroon-red summer leaves...
€50.00
Ex Tax:€44.05
Acer 'Stella Rossa' Acer palmatum dissectum (cut-leaved Japanese maple) are small, decidous trees grown for their graceful habit, beautiful coloured foliage that is often deeply dissected the Acer is a perfect addition to any garden especially if you're looking to add some autumn interest. Many cult..
€135.00
Ex Tax:€118.94
Acer 'Summer Gold' Acer 'Summer Gold'
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Acer 'Summer Gold' This is a super all-round maple, ideal for novice gardeners, and proven to be successful, as with other Japanese Maples, in autumn, Summer Gold puts on an exceptional display of colour, with the leaves gradually turning a beautiful shade of coral before transitioning through sal..
€70.00
Ex Tax:€61.67
Acer 'Tsuma Gaki'
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The famous "Red Fingernails" Japanese maple gets this name from the bright red tips on the light green almost yellow newly emerging leaves. We try to stock our Acers in a range of sizes, call us on 01-5050037 to ask for prices...
€135.00
Ex Tax:€118.94
Acer 'Twombleys Red Sentinel' 120cm Acer 'Twombleys Red Sentinel' 120cm
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A relatively new variety (during the 1990s) which is a sport of Acer palmatum Bloodgood, 'Shaina' is a mid sized Japanese Maple with an upright, slightly columnar form and very good colour all through the spring, summer and autumn. ... Acer palmatum Shaina will grow to approximately 2.5-4m in 20 yea..
€110.00
Ex Tax:€96.92
Sometimes called the Golden Maple.. The leaves are rich red when young, before turning bright yellow and then green in summer. It has a tidy, dome shaped canopy of slender branches. It is best in a sunny location, where its changing display of leaf colour can be seen at its best advantage. ..
€44.00
Ex Tax:€38.77
Acer ' Serpentine' is a deciduous snakebark maple making a small tree with white-striped purple bark on the younger branches. Leaves oval on red stalks; little autumn colour...
€44.00
Ex Tax:€38.77
Acer dissectum 'Garnet' 60cm - One of the smaller Japanese Maples, it is a stunning dwarf tree with purple finely dissected leaves. In autumn it has stunning red leaves. We try to stock our Acers in a range of sizes, call us on 01-5050037 to ask for prices...
€72.00
Ex Tax:€63.44
Hime-shojo' is a compact, upright to spreading, deciduous shrub or small tree with palmate, maroon to reddish-purple leaves divided into seven, toothed, narrowly ovate to lance-shaped lobes. Leaves are red to reddish-pink in spring, turning orange-red in autumn. Inconspicuous, red flowers in spring ..
€75.00
Ex Tax:€66.08
Award-winning Acer palmatum 'Katsura' is a lovely deciduous shrub with a striking foliage, season after season. Emerging golden-orange with pink edges in early spring, the delicate foliage of small 5 to 7 lobed leaves matures to bright green in summer before turning brilliant shades of ora..
€110.00
Ex Tax:€96.92
Acer pal. 'Sangu Kaku' (L) Acer pal. 'Sangu Kaku' (L)
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This Acer 'Sangu Kaku (L) is one of my favourites, if you only have room for one Acer this is the one to have.  In winter it has the most striking red branches and in spring produces a golden yellow leaf which turns to amazing orange colour in autumn...
€145.00
Ex Tax:€127.75
This Acer 'Sangu Kaku(m) is one of my favourites, if you only have room for one Acer this is the one to have.  In winter it has the most striking red branches and in spring produces a golden yellow leaf which turns to amazing orange colour in autumn...
€135.00
Ex Tax:€118.94
This Acer 'Sangu Kaku ( 80 - 100cm ) is one of my favourites, if you only have room for one Acer this is the one to have.  In winter it has the most striking red branches and in spring produces a golden yellow leaf which turns to amazing orange colour in autumn...
€110.00
Ex Tax:€96.92
Omurayama' is a mid sized, round headed, deciduous tree or shrub with deeply divided, palmately lobed leaves that are orange-green in spring, turning bright green then crimson-gold in autumn with red winged fruit...
€125.00
Ex Tax:€110.13
 This large, robust and vigorous ornamental tree has deep crimson/purple foliage throughout the spring and summer, hence the common name Purple Norway Maple. The autumn colour foliage ranges from orange to brown making this a spectacular maple tree throughout most of the year. Flowers..
€120.00
Ex Tax:€105.73
 This large, robust and vigorous ornamental tree has deep crimson/purple foliage throughout the spring and summer, hence the common name Purple Norway Maple. The autumn colour foliage ranges from orange to brown making this a spectacular maple tree throughout most of the year. Flowers..
€295.00
Ex Tax:€259.91
This handsome, round-headed tree is arguably the best variegated Norway maple available. It has generously proportioned foliage, turning dark green as it matures, but maintaining its creamy-white outer edges. In autumn, the foliage turns orange, putting on a pretty dazzling display before it is shed..
€120.00
Ex Tax:€105.73
Anemone 'Honorine Jobert'
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This Japanese Anemone adds height and clear brilliant white flowers with dark green foliage to the late summer / autumn garden...
€10.00
Ex Tax:€8.81
Aquilegia 'McKana Hybrids'
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With it's different shades of colour this garden plant is really cheerful. It's large flowers have long spurs at the back and appear from late spring to early summer. Height 75 cm. Spread 50 cm...
€7.50
Ex Tax:€6.61
Astilbes have lovely fern like foliage and the different varieties produce flowers in either white,shades of pink or red. It grows well in semi-shade and prefers high levels of water. ..
€5.00
Ex Tax:€4.41
Evergreen shrub with appealing, shining, leather-like leaves.Will even grow well in shaded areas...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Aucuba are grown for their bold foliage, autumn fruit and adaptability to shade, dry soil, pollution, and coastal conditions. They also make an excellent hedge...
€145.00
Ex Tax:€127.75
Aucuba are grown for their bold foliage, autumn fruit and adaptability to shade, dry soil, pollution, and coastal conditions. They also make an excellent hedge...
€49.50
Ex Tax:€43.61
Azalea  is an evergreen shrub with flowers in late Spring early Summer. It is very important that you plant Azaleas in a lime free soil. It is a good plant for the shade...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Azalea in Variety
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Azalea  is an evergreen shrub with flowers in late Spring early Summer. It is very important that you plant Azaleas in a lime free soil. It is a good plant for the shade...
€24.50
Ex Tax:€21.59
Berberis darwinii 'Compacta' is a neat evergreen shrub with orange flowers in late Spring early summer. It grows well in semi-shade. It is also excellent as a hedge especially if you want to keep people out of your garden as it is very thorny...
€11.50
Ex Tax:€10.13
Bergenia makes a handsome solid ground cover plant and is also suitable for edging the border. It produces lovely deep pink flowers in late spring...
€9.00
Ex Tax:€7.93
Box Topiary are ideal for use in the garden for added structure and symmetry, they are also very good in containers. Pop in and see what sizes and shapes we have in stock...
€0.00
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Hadspen Cream' one of several variegated cultivars, cream-spotted light green leaves and blue flowers...
€9.50
Ex Tax:€8.37
C. ternata is a rounded, medium-sized bushy evergreen shrub, with dark, glossy green leaves divided into three broad leaflets. Flowers pure white, scented, often appearing fitfully into winter..
€49.50
Ex Tax:€43.61
A semi-evergreen fern with bright green, broad, leathery fronds and distinctive black stems...
€8.50
Ex Tax:€7.49
Tall spikes of tubular deep lavender purple flowerspikes up to 150cm high. ideal for height in a cottage garden...
€4.50
Ex Tax:€3.96
Digitalis in Variety
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Tall spikes of tubular deep lavender purple/white flowerspikes up to 150cm high. ideal for height in a cottage garden...
€7.50
Ex Tax:€6.61
This is an evergreen plant with a lovely golden feathery foliage which produces masses of tiny pink flowers, ideal for containers...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Dryopteris 'The King' Dryopteris 'The King'
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This is an evergreen fern best grown in semi shade with moist soil...
€8.50
Ex Tax:€7.49
This is an evergreen fern which is best grown in semi shade with moist soil. The new growth comes out a lovely orange colour, fading back to green...
€8.50
Ex Tax:€7.49
This versatile, shade-tolerant plant is perfectly suited to the shrub border or as a hedge..
€59.00
Ex Tax:€51.98
Elaeagnus ebbingei 3 Litre
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This versatile, shade-tolerant plant is perfectly suited to the shrub border or as a hedge..
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
This versatile, shade-tolerant plant is perfectly suited to the shrub border or as a hedge..
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
This versatile, shade-tolerant plant is perfectly suited to the shrub border or as a hedge..
€110.00
Ex Tax:€96.92
This versatile, shade-tolerant plant is perfectly suited to the shrub border or as a hedge..
€345.00
Ex Tax:€303.96
Euphorbia 'Emmer Green'
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Euphorbia characias 'Emmer Green' (Wood spurge ) is a bushy hardy evergreen shrub with green and pink flowers...
€9.50
Ex Tax:€8.37
This is commonly known as green beech. They are deciduous but people think they are evergreen because they hold onto their dried foliage right through the winter...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Fatsia japonica Fatsia japonica
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Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)is a medium sized wide  evergreen shrub with white and cream flowers in mid Autumn. It grows well in semi-shade and prefers medium levels of water. ..
€14.51
Ex Tax:€12.78
Festuca glauca 'Intensse Blue'
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This is a clump forming blue grass, ideal in semi-shade. great in containers, rockeries or front of border planting...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Geranium 'Rozanne'
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This is a very clever variety of geranium because the flowers are sterile, which means they keep flowering all summer and autumn trying to produce seeds...
€10.00
Ex Tax:€8.81
Geranium sanguineum
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Geranium sanguineum is a hardy perennial plant with pink flowers all summer...
€8.50
Ex Tax:€7.49
Heuchera 'Berry Smoothie'
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Beautiful raspberry pink leaves emerge in Spring that darken through the season. White flowers in Spring-Summer. Height 45cm...
€8.50
Ex Tax:€7.49
Heuchera 'Black Beauty'
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The glossy deep maroon foliage of this plant will add colour to your garden all year round. Ideal for front of borders, rockeries or containers...
€9.50
Ex Tax:€8.37
Maple shaped leaves in shades of amber to peach and bronze. Height 45 cm. Evergreen. Ideal for rockeries, front of borders and containers...
€10.00
Ex Tax:€8.81
These Hydrangeas are a late summer, early autumn flowering variety, mainly with a cone shaped flower. They are best grown in rich, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
These Hydrangeas are a late summer, early autumn flowering variety, mainly with a cone shaped flower. They are best grown in rich, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
These Hydrangeas are a late summer, early autumn flowering variety, mainly with a cone shaped flower. They are best grown in rich, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Hydrangea petiolaris Hydrangea petiolaris
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Climbing hydrangea is a useful low-maintenance self clinging climber for a shady or north wall, it produces white lace cap flowers during the summer..
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Mahonia Soft Caress is a bushy evergreen shrub with yellow flowers in winter...
€12.50
Ex Tax:€11.01
Photinia 'Little Red Robin' Photinia 'Little Red Robin'
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With its parrot-red, glossy young foliage, and large, rounded heads of ivory flowers, this dwarf variety of the versatile evergreen shrub was introduced relatively recently and will be a winner for small gardens. It colours up best in full sun, and will usually only flower in sunny conditions, altho..
€14.50
Ex Tax:€12.78
Polystichum polyblepharum, the Japanese lace fern or tassel fern, is a species of plant in the wood fern family Dryopteridaceae, native to Japan and South Korea. Growing to 1 m tall and broad, it forms clumps of evergreen fronds...
€19.50
Ex Tax:€17.18
Skimmia japonica Pabella is an oustanding evergreen shrub that is ideal for planting in a border or woodland garden. It carries clusters of fragranced star-shaped flowers in spring,  that are followed by masses of round red fleshy berries. It will reach a height and spread of around a metr..
€29.50
Ex Tax:€25.99
Skimmia japonica Pabella is an oustanding evergreen shrub that is ideal for planting in a border or woodland garden. It carries clusters of fragranced star-shaped flowers in spring,  that are followed by masses of round red fleshy berries. It will reach a height and spread of around a metr..
€49.50
Ex Tax:€43.61
Abundant heads of tight red buds characterise Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' in autumn and winter, which open fully in spring, giving a delightful sweet fragrance...
€4.50
Ex Tax:€3.96
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