You might think of topiary plants as uniquely British, but, in fact, the art of training living green sculptures first became popular in the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome. Historical sources can confirm that topiary art was particularly popular in ancient Rome. It was a close friend of Julius […]
Hollies and Pines have always featured in the gardens of Japan, and have long been cultivated for use as Niwaki. Niwaki is the Japanese way of training, pruning and shaping trees to a predefined form, often to reflect some aspect of nature.
UPDATED FOR SPRING / SUMMER 2016 Majestic topiary spirals can add form, structure and elegance to your garden and we have a whole range of different shrubs that have been trained into this most popular Topiary shape.
Paramount Plants is one of the UK’s leading specialist nurseries for Cloud Pruned Trees. These amazing trees are more frequently found in Japan but here in the UK these trees are unusual and exceptional. Our specimen trees are mature and have been beautifully created over time, each one is unique and for […]
Let your imagination run wild and create strong geometric shapes in your garden with our Box Topiary Squares! These may be small plants but when planted together, they can transform your garden adding an attractive dense, evergreen structure that will look great all year round. Over time, as they become […]
Buy 2 Mature Thuja Smaragd topiary spirals for only £215 This offer extends to our Thuja Smaragd topiary spirals in the size category of 1.5 metres high and a 20 litre pot size. The word Smaragd means emerald in the Germanic languages of Europe and indeed emerald is a fitting […]
GREAT OFFER – Now offering 2 Hydrangea Paniculata Topiary Trees for the amazing price of £90, that’s only £45 each. Choose from Hydrangea Paniculata Limelight Tree Form or Hydrangea Paniculata Vanille Fraise Tree Form. Buy and plant in June and enjoy the spectacle of these beautiful blooms from July until […]
Topiary comes in all shapes and sizes but one of the most elegant topiary shapes must surely be these dome or mushroom-shaped topiary hollies. These plants are garden showpieces. No wonder this mushroom-effect style is very much in vogue right now particularly among garden designers.
Topiary pine trees are grown in a wide range of styles from spirals to cloud trees. They can be single or multi-stemmed and have straight or bendy trunks. As pine trees are indeed quite bendy when young, they lend themselves well to the ancient Japanese art of Niwaki, the age-old […]
Newly arrived in our garden centre and already a run-away success, these rather stunning Ilex Crenata Pom Pom trees are what we call a ‘garden bonsai’ size. They are incredibly cute and will command attention as a garden or patio focal point where ever you place them.
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, […]