Cedrus Atlantica Glauca (Blue Cedar Tree)

Evergreen Cedrus Atlantica Glauca with its fine silvery blue scented foliage and majestic shape is a superb addition to any outside space.

Magnificent mature Cedrus Atlantica Glauca (Blue Atlantic Cedar) specimen trees

Magnificent mature Cedrus Atlantica Glauca (Blue Atlantic Cedar) specimen trees

Native to the North African Atlas Mountains, this is a large conifer so it will need plenty of space. As Cedrus Atlantica Glauca matures, its delicate needles become bluer and it will develop the growing habit of a spreading conifer, eventually to over 3 metres and a height of 5 metres. As with most conifers, Cedrus Atlantica Glauca produces large cones in late summer.

We have Cedrus Atlantica Glauca in stock now as specimen conifer trees in a range of mature sizes- from 3 metres tall to well over 4 metres.

Cedrus Atlantica Glauca - mature specimen trees

Cedrus Atlantica Glauca – mature specimen trees, the topiary lollipops accentuate the blue

Cedrus Libani – Cedar of Lebanon Tree in stock at over 3 metres high may also be of interest.  Read more on growing cedar trees… and / or more on mature trees

Cedrus Atlantica Glauca (Blue Cedar Tree)  - available to buy online with UK wide delivery

Mature Cedrus Atlantica Glauca (Blue Cedar Tree) – available to buy online with UK wide delivery

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Hibiscus – perfect for August!

Hardy tropical Hibiscus (sometimes known as Tree Mallow or Chinese Hibiscus) is a splendid, late-summer flowering shrub with impressive hollyhock-like flowers of pink, light purple or white. Substantial plants at circa 1 metre tall, these deciduous shrubs are rapid growers and love to have full sun and plenty of water. Read On…

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Cloud Trees – each one is unique

Ilex Crenata Cloud Tree - this size £495

Ilex Crenata Cloud Tree – this size £495

We cannot help our passion for Japanese Cloud Trees at Paramount Plants. Each of our Cloud Trees has been carefully sourced directly from Japan, where each unique cloud tree takes many years to develop and mature.  Once shaped however, they will make a striking addition to any garden or terrace, transforming your outside space in an instant. Cloud Trees once mature are relatively easy to maintain, requiring little more than pruning once or twice per year.  Cloud Trees take their name from their skilfully created shape, which resembles clouds on branches.  Plant in full sun or partial shade. Read On…

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Plants for Japanese Gardens – a summer perspective!

Plants for Japanese Gardens – contrasting foliage

Plants for Japanese Gardens – contrasting foliage

In summer a Japanese garden is a haven of cool & calm, offering shade and dappled sunlight in a balanced and structured landscape. Add to this the soothing sound of running water (a typical feature in Japanese gardens), a splash of colour, some well-placed topiary and the effect is complete.  Many customers ask us about Plants for Japanese Gardens in the UK. Here are a few summer observations from a well-known Japanese garden in London’s Holland Park. Read On…

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Cercis Canadensis Forest Pansy – Suits any garden

Cercis Canadensis Forest Pansy (common name Eastern Redbud) is a resilient shrub and holds the Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). AGM is a mark of quality awarded to garden plants by the RHS. Awards are made annually following plant trials under UK growing conditions. Paramount Plants has many plants in stock which have the AGM mark – just type Award into our search section at the top left of our home page to get a full list of plants available to buy online or at our Plant Centre. Read On…

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