Topiary is one of our specialities at Paramount Plants. We love the formal elegance of this ancient art of pruning plants. Here in our Topiary section, you will find lots of articles on topiary including its history and origins as well as topical subjects such as Ilex Crenata versus Boxwood.

Niwaki Pruned Cloud Trees – spotlight on Ilex Meserveae Blue Prince (Blue Holly Tree)

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. This can for example involve training trees to [...]

2024-05-09T09:29:25+00:00By Paramount Plants|Topiary|

Niwaki Cloud Trees

  Majestic Cloud Trees Niwaki Cloud Trees are amazing, sculpture-like trees pruned and formed using the ancient Japanese art of Niwaki. Niwaki is the Japanese method of cloud pruning e.g. training trees and shrubs over time (generally 20 years plus) into shapes resembling clouds. Cloud Trees are suitable [...]

2024-05-09T09:30:22+00:00By Paramount Plants|Topiary|

Cloud Pruned Trees 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 [...]

2024-05-09T09:28:40+00:00By Paramount Plants|Topiary|

Elegant Holly Topiary – Dome or Mushroom Shaped Topiary Hollies

Beautiful mushroom shaped variegated topiary hollies, around 1.2 metres in width   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 [...]

2019-08-08T11:39:30+00:00By Paramount Plants|Topiary|
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