Plants for Spring Colour

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Evergreen Shrubs

  • Camellia (single and double flowers)
  • Ceanothus
  • Pieris
  • Rhododendrons

Deciduous Shrubs

  • Prunus ‘Kojo-no-mai’
  • Forsythia
  • Exochorda macrantha ‘The Bride’
  • Philadelphus virginalis (scented, white)
  • Edgeworthia chrysantha ‘Grandiflora’ (scented, yellow)


As well as the popular deciduous spring flowering Clematis such as Clematis montana, there are also evergreen clematis which are perfect for clothing ugly fences such as Clematis armandii and Clematis Early Sensation.  Wisteria also provides a beautiful spring display of purple, pink or white.


Many trees are admired for their show stopping display of Spring blossom. See our Trees for Seasonal Colour page for more information and ideas <click here>

Visit us at The Big Plant Nursery for ideas and inspiration for adding colour to your garden in Spring.

If you are considering changes to the garden but are not sure where to start, we can also come to you – ask about our popular ‘At Home Consultancy Service’