Coprosma ( chocolate soldier) mirror bush.

March 14th, 2014

Great coastal plant, Coprosma is a hardy evergreen shrub, great in a border or in a pot, requires free draining soil and a sunny, semi shaded spot. It is chocolate in colour, hence the name, and has small waxed leaves. Grows to approx 80cm by 80cm. A beautiful and unusual shrub.

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Spring delivery

March 7th, 2014

Spring is finally here, the rain has stopped and the sun is out and Athelas Plants has had its first delivery of plants from Spain. We have a good stock of new palms, shrubs and bamboo, especially looking good are the the Camelias, in bud or flowering and our Cordylines and Trachycarpus...

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September 20th, 2013

Autumn sale now on at Athelas, at least 20% off all plants in the nursery! still lots to choose from and some good bargains to be had. On for a limited time only, once there gone there gone so hurry down while the weather is good.

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New arrivals from Spain

July 19th, 2013

Had a new delivery of plants from Spain yesterday and the nursery is again fully stocked, you'll have to be quick, this will probably be the last load as Spain shuts down soon for the rest of the summer and it gets too hot to bring them in on the trucks. We are now fully stocked on bamboo after...

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Musa Basjoo

July 15th, 2013

Hit 40 degrees in the tunnels yesterday, not good for a lot of plants but the jungle plants, especially the Musa Basjoo and Musella Lasiocarpa are loving the heat, you can almost see them growing, give them plenty of water and feed this time of year and they really take off. Bananas are a...

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