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By Allenbu

United Kingdom Gb

Whilst visiting NT Oxborough Hall this summer, we saw a large shrub with white catkin like flowers, but with a soft holly shaped leaf. It lookes like a white waterfall. Can you tell me what it is and is it generally available or only via a specialist grower



Various things spring to mind. Check out Itea ilicifolia or Itea virginica or maybe Garrya elliptica.

14 Sep, 2010


mahonia perhaps ??

15 Sep, 2010


With White flowers? Mahonia are yellow.

15 Sep, 2010


I will pop in next summer when i'm passing to have a look Allenbu , it sounds like a Garrya elliptica to me as well ...... I can't remember seeing it on my last visit , it was probably the wrong time for it .....

15 Sep, 2010

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