Sorbus aucuparia Asplenifolia: A selection of Mountain Ash with deeply divided leaflets. A small to medium native tree. Tolerates just about any well-drained site. Delicate-looking pinnate leaves, lots of white flowers carried in panicles in spring, then bunches of bright red or orange berries in autumn. Good autumn colour.
Sorbus hupehensis: Sorbus aucuparia section. A smaller but vigorous tree, with ascending branches. The leaflets are bluish and distinctively oval. The white flowers turn to white fruits, that are smudged with mauve. Good autumn colour.
Available sizes 12-18cm girth.
Lilac. A large deciduous shrub or small tree. Thrives in most places, reveling in chalky sites. Heart-shaped leaves appear in spring, followed by masses of perfumed panicles of flowers.
Good evergreen leaves and tolerant of most soils and aspects, this makes a good hedge or screen for a less formal area. It flowers over a long period in the winter, adding welcome interest and colour to the colder months.
Viburnum tinus: A large, evergreen shrub to 3m with dark green, oval leaves. Clusters of small, creamy-white flowers, often pink-tinged in bud, are produced over a long period in late winter and spring, followed by blue-black berries