Summer Flowering Plants and Trees – Birthday & Gift Ideas

There are many excellent choices of summer flowering plants & trees which put on a magnificent show in June, July and August. Whether for your own garden or giving as a special gift, you can choose specimens which will reliably bloom during the long balmy summer months! Clients often ask us what plants or trees are flowering on a particular date or month as they are thinking of birthday gifts for family or friends. In this post, we will focus on summer flowering plants and trees for the months of June, July and August. Read more Summer Flowering Plants and Trees – Birthday & Gift Ideas

Spring Flowering Plants and Trees – Birthday Gift Ideas

It is always a delight when spring returns brightening our lives with spring flowering plants. As the days lengthen and the temperatures start to warm, many of the most beautiful flowering trees and shrubs spring to life. It is possible through judicious selection to have a blooming specimen at all times in your garden from late winter on.

Spring Flowering Plants - A fully grown mature Magnolia Soulangeana in bloom in Springtime
Spring Flowering Plants – A fully grown mature Magnolia Soulangeana in bloom in Springtime

 

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Plants For A Silver Wedding Anniversary

Why Choose Plants For A Silver Wedding Anniversary Gift?
Giving plants as gifts is one of our most popular requests here at Paramount Plants and ‘Silver Weddings’ are up there in the popularity stakes for special occasions where plants, shrubs and trees provide the perfect expression of love and friendship. After all, when people have been married for twenty five years, giving them a living gift that will continually give pleasure, is a fabulous option.
Here we’ve compiled a selected list of some of our favourites with a Silver Wedding theme firmly in mind. Choosing white flowering and silver foliage plants, specimen trees and spectacular flowering shrubs, we have made our selection with something for most budgets. There is always the option of getting a few friends to pool together, to buy a single impressive specimen tree… Read more Plants For A Silver Wedding Anniversary

Mothers Day Plants for Presents 2017

Give your Mum a marvellous surprise this Mother’s Day and a gift for life by choosing a present from our beautiful mature plants range. To help you choose, we have put together a selection of our all-time favourite Mothers Day Plants for Presents.

Mothers Day Plants for Presents - Camellias in Flower
First 2 blooms on an early flowering Camellia emerging in early Spring

 

Camellias and Magnolias:
Most magnificent, stately and elegant Camellias and Magnolias are both just about to produce stunning showy flowers this spring. They also are wonderful shrubs throughout the year. Magnolias are just coming into bloom about now so the timing is ideal for mothers’ day. Camellias with their dazzling blooms (choose from many shades of whites, pinks or reds) and their lush evergreen foliage look attractive all year round. Read more Mothers Day Plants for Presents 2017

Topiary Spirals

There is something very enticing about a pair of topiary spirals standing sentinel by an entrance, marking a pathway in the garden or gracing a roof terrace. The ultimate architectural plants, topiary spirals add a decorative twist to your outside space wherever you may place them.

Contrary to their striking appearance, these living sculptures do not require a lot of maintenance. Here at Paramount Plants, we have many varieties of topiary spirals to choose from, from our own native yew spirals to the much in vogue conifer topiary. Our spirals come in a range of sizes from around 1 metre to over 3 metres tall. Read more Topiary Spirals