The Beautiful Italian Lakes with Stunning Botanical Gardens…

An Inspirational Trip to Italy
At least twice a year we travel to Lombardy in Northern Italy to source new and unusual plants for the Paramount Plants collection.

Trachycarpus Fortunei for sale UK
Mature Trachycarpus Fortunei – Chusan Palm Tree, growing at Lago d’Orta in Lombardy

 

These trips are a source of enjoyment and delight for us. The Italian Lakes are renowned for their year round Mediterranean climate and the sheer number of sumptuous botanical gardens to visit here are a testament to this. For example, the magical Isola Bella on Lake Maggiore is renowned as one of the region’s many garden treasures. It is a time for us to reflect, to renew old friendships and to research and secure our next seasons amazing specimens.

Acer Palmatum Bloodgood for sale UK
Acer Palmatum Bloodgood underplanted with Hydrangea in Italy

 

There are always surprises and revelations in the plant world and the sight of so many varieties of specimen trees growing in this Italian micro-climate is a source of inspiration for us.

Pinus Pinea for sale online UK
Mature Pinus Pinea Trees – Italian Stone Pine or Pine Nut Tree with Aucuba Japonica

 

So many of these beautiful trees and shrubs are available and grow well in a UK climate and we do our utmost to source the best varieties and stocks for our customers.

Trachycarpus Fortunei Palms for sale online UK
Ligustrum Specimen Tree and very tall Trachycarpus Fortunei Palms

 

Plants for Autumn Planting
Our autumn focus will be on all forms of topiary, with some incredible styles of pruning. Extending our already huge selection of stunning mature evergreen trees and ornamental shrubs for above fence screening. Our Japanese Acers will be showing off their finest Autumn colours and as always the Magnolia Grandiflora’s will be as impressive as ever.

Mature Magnolia Grandiflora Trees for sale UK
Mature Magnolia Grandiflora Trees with Photinia Hedging growing near Lago Maggiore

 

This coming season you will not be disappointed, this is just a taste of what is to come!

Special Offers & Inspiration
We have many shrubs and trees on special offer – checkout our Special Offers Section
View our new online gallery for Garden Ideas and Inspiration
We welcome visitors to our garden centre in North London – we’re open 7 days a week