This Season

Gifts for Mothers Day

We have a wonderful selection of plants here at Langthorns, but here are just a few ideas we think would make a perfect gift on Mothers Day.

1. Camellia japonica 'Brushfields Yellow' or 2. Camellia rosthorniana 'Cupido', 3. Prunus 'Accolade' or 4. Prunus sargentii, 5. Dianthus, 6. Paeonia, Clematis 'Early Sensation', 7. Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll', 8. Magnolia stellata 'Waterlily', 9. Diosma ericoides 'Pink Fountain', 10. Erysimum linifolium 'Variegatum', 11. Amelanchier alnifolia 'Obelisk', 12. Langthorns Gift Voucher.


A plant makes a wonderful, long-lasting gift for Mothers Day, so we would like to make it easy for you by offering a service to help give a gift with bundles of thought.

Choose a pot and plant(s) to suit your taste and budget and we will plant it for you.

£5.00 for planting small pots and £8.00 for planting larger ones. Please ask for details.

(Please note there maybe a waiting time for busier periods)

Spring is on it's way

The joyful sight of snowdrops and winter acconite - a sure sign that Spring is on it's way.  These delicate flowers look stunning in the Spring sunshine when much of the garden feels sleepy and grey.


                Galanthus                                Eranthis hyemalis                  Crocus tommasinianus

Valentines Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day will soon be upon us and however nice roses and chocolates can be, some of us would simply adore a gift that gave us long-lasting cheer and year after year flowering in the garden.  We have a huge range of plants perfect for a gift here at Langthorns. The images below show a selected few for an easier choice, but for a larger range of varieities, please click the links underneath.

Don't forget, a Langthorns Voucher also makes an ideal gift and will fit snuggly inside a card!

Late Winter and Spring Flowering Ideas

Camellia sasanqua Hugh Evans   Hamamelis x intermedia Jelena    Clematis cirrhosa Wisley Cream         Jasminum nudiflorum                                                                 


    Viburnum x bodnantense           Daphne odora Aureomarginata   Lonicera x purpusii Winter Beauty      Crataegus Crimson Cloud                                                                                                


              Malus floribunda                         Prunus accolade


For a larger selection of different varieties, click on theses links - Prunus, Viburnum tinus, Hamamelis, Clematis cirrhosa.


Summer Flowering Ideas

Hibiscus syriacus Pink Chiffron           Rosa Isn't She Lovely                  Clematis Blue Angel                  Paeonia Cora Louise



        Arbutus unedo Rubra            Cistus x pulverulentus Sunset            Cytisus battandieri                     Dahlia Sakura Fubuki


For a larger selection of different varieties, click on theses links - HibiscusRosa, Paeonia, Arbutus, Cistus, Dahlia.




Bare-root Hedging in stock

Now is a brilliant time to fill any gaps around the perimeter of your garden with a mix of bare-root hedging whips.  We have a great selection available now.  Once established, not only will a mix of species look fabulous but, most importantly, it will support the wildlife in your garden. 

Acer Campestre (Field Maple), Amelanchier canadensis (Snowy Mespilus), Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam), Cornus sanguinea (Dogwood), Corylus avellana (Hazel), Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), Euonymus europaeus (Spindle), Fagus sylvatica (Beech), Fagus sylvatica atropurpurea (Purple Beech), Ligustrum ovalifolium and vulgare (Privet), Malus sylvestris (Crabapple), Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn), Pyrus communis (Wild Pear), Rosa canina (Dogrose), Rosa glauca (Red-leaved Rose), Rosa rugosa rubra (Red Japanese rose), Viburnum lantana (Wayfaring Tree) and Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) - Click here for more information and to purchase.




The Crab Apple - a tree for all seaons.


The Crab Apple is a wonderful ornamental tree suitable for even the smallest of gardens. A profusion of Spring blossom does not fail to bring joy to the garden and pollinators to your fruit trees, attractive simple leaves provide a welcome dappled shade in hot summer months, and the shiny, full fruits bring vibrant colours in the cold Winter months and provide a much needed food source for hungry birds


Shades of Autumn




Here are some plants looking fabulous right now. Vivid stem colour, delicate flowers or fabulous foliage in every shade of Autumn, there's something for every garden in October.


 Crocus speciosus Conqueror          Cyclamen hederifolium           Tilia cordata Winter Orange            Acer grosseri hersii


    Cotinus coggygria 'Flame'           Liquidamber styraciflua             Mahonia x media 'Charity'              Sorbus 'Autumn Spire'     






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