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Can anybody recommend a fast growing, pretty flowered, evergreen shrub! (I don't want alot heehee!)



Choisya ternata? I love it! Not particularly fast growing, but be warned - anything that shoots up like a rocket keeps shooting up - it doesn't seem to know that you didn't actually want a skyscraper! LOL.

14 Mar, 2010


Hmm had not thought about that.

Do not need a skyscraper but a quite large shrub is necessary as screening quite an unsightly bit of dyke.

14 Mar, 2010


How about Escallonia - that can get larger, and you can prune it back, too. There are several different colours to choose from - white, pale and dark pink or red.

14 Mar, 2010


Berberis darwinii?

14 Mar, 2010


Skimmia though not that fast growing. Holly if you prune it becomes shrub like rather than tree like.

14 Mar, 2010


Well I have been to a garden centre today and spent far too much time looking round! Have ended up with an Escallonia - Apple blossom that looks like the flowers will be just spectacular so thankyou so much for suggestions and help! Am learning every day with this gardening mission I am on!

Mum nearly fell on the floor laughing when I exclaimed "OOoo Escallonia apple blossom - just what I was looking for!"

15 Mar, 2010


YAYY!! I'm glad you found a shrub you'll enjoy. :-))

15 Mar, 2010


this is a lovely shrub. i have it in my front garden :o)

15 Mar, 2010

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