Christmas gift ideas

23rd November 2022

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Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Why not give the gift of green <online shop>

Giving someone a plant symbolises good luck and hope for the future which couldn’t be more apt after a challenging 2020. Our staff are here to help you pick out something special but if you really can’t decide, we also sell National Garden gift vouchers. The festive season is a busy time of year so why not take advantage of our delivery service. We truly believe that plants make people happy so share the joy of plants this Christmas.

Here at the Big Plant Nursery there are plenty of smaller evergreen shrubs suitable for pots around the house and patio and we have listed just a few of our favourites to get you started here.

Here are some of our most popular shrubs/ small trees that we recommend at the nursery:

  • Ilex aquifolium (Holly)
  • Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)
  • Pinus mugo
  • Phormium ‘Rainbow Maiden’
  • Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’
  • Sarcococca hoo. digyna ‘Purple Gem’, confusa and ‘Winter Gem’
  • Daphne
  • Nandina domestica ‘Fire Power’
  • Cornus alba ‘Sibirica Variegata’
  • Skimmia japonica Rubesta Jos
  • Skimmia japonica ‘Perosa’
  • Bay ½ standards
  • Acer palmatum ‘Bi Ho’ (for vibrant yellow stem colour)
  • Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’ (for festive orange stems)

There are many more so it’s best to visit us and we’ll help you select some instant colour and festive cheer.

If florals are more their things, here are our top picks for winter flowering plants:

• Edgeworthia chrysantha ‘Grandiflora’
• Erica x darleyensis
• Viburnum tinus ‘Lisarose’
• Mrytus communis subsp. tarantina

Make a garden lovers Christmas wishes come true

Do you have a loved one who has always wanted to redesign their garden? Our consultancy service could be the perfect gift for them. It is ideal if your garden is a blank canvas, you have recently moved into a new property, or just fancy a change <click here for more info>