Hardiness Guide

In the winter our site is fairly exposed and lies in a frost pocket so plants are really put to the test.
All plants are now colour coded as below. We hope this helps you make informed decisions. The majority of the plants we stock are blue or green coded.
Every plant at the nursery has a coloured label for easy hardiness identification.
Please be assured we make no exaggerations regarding hardiness.



Fully hardy - requires no frost protection.

Hardy - recommended for a sheltered south or west facing position. Protect in severe cold.

Half hardy - will take light frost. Protect from cold and wet, mulch/wrap/fleece in position or move to cool greenhouse.

Tender - will tolerate no frost or prolonged cold. Over-winter in heated greenhouse or conservatory.

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