Hot & Fierce plants

May 17, 2024 | Gardening News

The colour orange seems to be the theme at the garden centre this week. We have a fantastic selection of hot & fierce plants in stock.

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Geum ‘Orange Pumpkin’

This new variety of Geum was short-listed for the plant of the year 2023 at Chelsea. It is more compact than other Geums. The deep orange, double blooms pack a punch.

Grow in a bright spot either in the border or in a pot. Keep moist. Divide your Geum every few years.

Grows to 30cm tall and wide.

*Very limited availability*

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Crocosmia ‘Fire Jumper’

A new variety bred in the Isle of Wight. Scarlet red flowers on the outer side of the petals and fire orange on the inside. Crocosmias are truly hot & fierce plants. This Crocosmia would look fantastic planted en masse along with grasses. Best grown in a sunny spot in the border where it can spread freely.

Grows to 80cm tall and 45cm wide.

 

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Beberis ‘Orange Rocket’

This Berberis almost looks like it’s been spray painted a shocking shade of orange which is quite unusual for us to see in a shrub. Orange leaves in the spring turn to green for the summer and then orange again before dropping in the autumn. Grow in full sun or part shade, in the middle or back of a border.

Grows to 1.2m tall and 50cm wide.

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Azalea ‘Glowing Embers’

The deep scarlet buds of this deciduous Azalea open to a blaze of orange ruffled blooms. The foliage is often flushed with bronze which adds to the fiery effect.

Best grown in light shade in the border. Prefers an ericaceous soil. 

Grows to 1.5m tall and wide (in around 10 years).

 

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Salvia ‘Amino’

The deep blue flower of this stunning Salvia will complement the fiery oranges and reds of other plants. Salvia ‘Amino’ has deep green, semi-evergreen foliage with a sweet scent. Almost black stems topped with royal blue flowers born from black calyces.

Perfect for growing in a sunny spot at the back of a border or in large patio containers.

Grows to 1.5m tall and 1m wide.

Salvias have fast grown in popularity as they come in a range of shapes, sizes and colours. There is space in any garden for a Salvia. Check out Gardeners worlds growing guide.

For more plant inspiration visit our perennials page

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