Everything’s Coming Up Roses

rose blush noisette from larch cottage nurseries

The Larch Cottage Rose list 2018 is now available to download. Listing all the roses we currently have in stock the Rose List has information on the different types of roses available from Shrub roses to Climbers. Rambling Roses to Standards and Half Standards, as well as notes on fragrance, flowering times, roses that grow […]

Helleborus Niger AGM

Helleborus Niger AGM from Larch Cottage Nurseries

How long do Helleborus flower? The Helleborus Niger AGM One of the nicest sights in the garden during the depths of winter is the Helleborus Niger AGM or Christmas Rose. An Evergreen perennial – which holds The Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (AGM). bears flat, nodding, white flowers with golden stamens that can measure […]

Callicarpa Bodinieri var Giraldii Profusion AGM

callicarpa giraldii profusion from Larch Cottage

Callicarpa Bodinieri var Giraldii Profusion AGM really is the most beautiful shrub which really comes into its own during mid to late Autumn. The bright purple berries stand out like jewels in these dull days of Autumn bringing much wanted colour to the garden. At one time the Bodinieri species lost popularity mainly due to […]

Long Flowering Anemone for semi-shade

Anemone Wild Swan from Larch Cottage Nurseries

The beautiful, long flowering Anemone ‘Wild Swan’ Awarded Chelsea 2011 Plant of the Year’, Anemone ‘Wild Swan’ is a stunning  introduction by Elizabeth MacGregor. The large white flowers 7 to 9 cm across, have a distinct blue banding on the reverse and are held above attractive green foliage. Opening throughout the day, the flowers close to bells […]

Cornus Kousa – A small tree for any garden

Cornus Pink Blush from Larch Cottage Nurseries

Why should I plant a Cornus in my garden? A genus worthy of consideration for almost any garden is the Cornus family particularly the more hardy cornus kousa cultivars. These are mainly slow growing small trees or in some cases large shrubs. As gardens get smaller with ever increasing pressure for housing our gardens are […]