//Top Plant Picks

We’ve chosen a special selection of our favourite plants to grow in larger numbers for our garden centre visitors and are now making these available for you to buy online. Our ‘top plant picks’ include unusual, rare and appealing specimens which we will deliver to you.

Many of these plants are so rare they are difficult to find at other garden centres across the country. Others have special historical significance to us. We’re proud to have been one of the very first places in the UK to grow and sell ‘exotica’ such as the Restios and continue to grow and sell these plants today.

All these plants are available to buy online, subject to availability as they sell out fast! Watch out for new additions being added to our Trevena favourites in our ‘top plant picks’ selection.

As a traditional nursery growing a huge range of plants we aren’t able to maintain a complete catalogue of plants in our online shop due to continuously changing stock levels. If you’d like to buy plants which aren’t on the website, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us as we are happy to arrange payment and delivery (subject to availability). Call us on 01736 763880.

  • Euonymus japonicus Microphyllus
    The nursery grows thousands of different perennials every year - and they are available at the garden centre in various sizes. One of our most popular sizes is the two litre perennial - a nicely established plant but also a very cost effective buy, and still with plenty of growing on to do. Perfect for a mixed perennial or shrub and perennial border - or perhaps as focal points in pots of summer colour! An example of the selection available includes different varieties of Aquilegia, Campanula, Coreopsis, Gaillardia, Lupinus, Rudbeckia and Salvia. Your three selected 2ltr plants could form any combination and will be chosen based on current availability, but we will aim to supply a mixed selection (unless requested otherwise).
  • Olearia Laxifolia
    Take advantage of our special Olearia Laxifolia UK wide pallet deal. We are now offering a discounted pallet deal WITH FREE DELIVERY on one of our most popular sizes for UK wide delivery - the 5 litre Olearia Laxifolia! Buy 50 plants and have them delivered anywhere in mainland UK for just £447.50 including VAT - that's our discounted rate for 50 plants - just £8.95 per plant - AND FREE DELIVERY (usually £55.00).  ...A great deal that you'll struggle to beat! Lovely, large plants on average 100 cm tall. For more details call us: 01736 763880.
  • Sea of Griselinia Green JewelGriselinia Green Jewel hedging plant 5ltr
    Take advantage of our special Griselinia littoralis Green Jewel UK wide pallet deal. We are now offering a discounted pallet deal WITH FREE DELIVERY on one of our most popular sizes for UK wide delivery - the 5 litre Griselinia Green Jewel! Buy 50 plants and have them delivered anywhere in mainland UK for just £497.50 including VAT - that's our discounted rate for 50 plants - just £9.95 per plant - AND FREE DELIVERY (usually £55.00).  ...A great deal that you'll struggle to beat! Lovely, large plants on average 80 cm tall. For more details call us: 01736 763880.
  • Griselinia Green Horizon leaves close upGriselinia Green Horizon 5ltr plant
    Take advantage of our special Griselinia littoralis Green Horizon UK wide pallet deal. We are now offering a discounted pallet deal WITH FREE DELIVERY on one of our most popular sizes for UK wide delivery – the 5 litre Griselinia Green Horizon! Buy 50 plants and have them delivered anywhere in mainland UK for just £497.50 including VAT – that’s our discounted rate for 50 plants – just £9.95 per plant – AND FREE DELIVERY (usually £55.00). …A great deal that you’ll struggle to beat! Lovely, large plants on average 80 cm tall. For more details call us: 01736 763880.
  • Olearia traversii Compacta

    Olearia traversii Compacta

    £6.95£9.95
    Currently only available in a 2 litre pot. Olearia traversii Compacta is a useful, compact form of this popular hedging plant. Retaining all of the benefits of the original Olearia traversii  - a tough, quick growing, upright evergreen shrub, and ideal as a hedging plant when used in multiples. It displays glossy green leaves, which are silvery-white on the undersides, creating a lovely two-tone effect. Inconspicuous daisy-like flowers bloom on panicles in early summer. It particularly makes a great coastal hedge, due to its tolerance of salt winds and dry, sandy soils. A per plant discount is available for bulk purchases of Olearia traversii Compacta hedging plants. This discount will be applied in your basket if applicable (begins at 10+ plants).
  • 1ltr 3.50 herbs - Trevena Cross
    Satisfy your senses with a wonderful mixed selection of 5 herb plants – all 1ltr plants so established well and ready to grow on into bigger, even more productive plants in your own herb garden! From Rosemary to Thyme and everything in between, you can have your own culinary or medicinal ‘go to’ on your own patio! Trevena Cross owner Graham enjoys growing more than just the ‘box standard’ too, and has some more unusual herbs to share in his growing collection too! Your five specially selected plants could form any combination and will be chosen based on what is ‘ready’ and current availability, but we will aim to supply a mixed selection (unless requested otherwise).
  • 1ltr 3.50 herbs - Trevena Cross
    Satisfy your senses with a wonderful mixed selection of 10 herb plants - all 1ltr plants so established well and ready to grow on into bigger, even more productive plants in your own herb garden! From Rosemary to Thyme and everything in between, you can have your own culinary or medicinal 'go to' on your own patio! Trevena Cross owner Graham enjoys growing more than just the 'box standard' too, and has some more unusual herbs to share in his growing collection too! Your ten specially selected plants could form any combination and will be chosen based on what is ‘ready’ and current availability, but we will aim to supply a mixed selection (unless requested otherwise).
  • Sea of Pinks- Trevena CrossPinks (9cm) - Trevena Cross
    Ten Pinks (mixed varieties) are yours in this Pinks selection. An evergreen, mat forming perennial, perfect for planting on Cornish walls, in rockeries or other spots where alpines grow well. A delightful selection of ten pinks will be chosen for you based on what is ‘ready’ and current availability, but we will aim to supply a mixed selection (unless requested otherwise). Grows well in a free/well drained light soil in a sunny aspect, but should be kept well watered until established.
  • Sale! 4 for £20 2ltr shrubs - Trevena Cross
    4 for £20 Enjoy a selection of four highly recommended shrubs grown right here on our nursery. A lovely 2ltr size, very affordable but also well established and ready to grow on to a bigger size in your own garden. Great in beds and borders, or large pots - all hardy and with plenty to offer varied landscapes. You will receive a selection chosen at random, depending on availability. A few examples include Corokia, Euonymus, Hypericum, Pittosporum, Prostanthera and Santolina.
  • Corokia x virgata Sunsplash foliageCorokia x virgata Sunsplash - Trevena Cross
    Corokia x virgata Sunsplash (1.2-1.5m height and spread) is part of our coastal plant collection and it is a great one for seaside planting - tolerating salt laden winds well. It is evergreen for year round interest, with green-yellow and cream variegated foliage, sometimes flushed orange, and small star shaped yellow flowers in spring, followed by shiny orange-red berries in autumn. It works well as a low hedge, due to its compact, upright growing habit too. Enjoys a well drained, fertile soil in a sunny, ideally sheltered position.
  • Hypericum Hidcote yellow flowerHypericum Hidcote at Trevena Cross
    Also known as St John's Wort, Hypericum Hidcote is a reliable grower, bearing masses of golden yellow flowers (around 5cm in diameter) through summer and into autumn. Its dense and bushy habit (1.5m height and spread) makes it perfect in a border with other shrubs or a mixed border with perennials. It grows well in moist but well drained soil, in full sun or partial shade, ideally somewhere sheltered, protected from cold, drying winds. It is also attractive to bees - an added bonus!
  • Pittosporum Tom Thumb
    Pittosporum tenuifolium Tom Thumb is a compact, rounded shrub with attractive small, dark purple leaves, which contrasts strikingly with its light green young growth. Grown for its foliage, its slow growing nature suits a smaller space (ultimate height and spread only up to 1m). It should be grown in a sheltered spot in full sun or part shade, in a moist but well drained soil.
  • Prostanthera rotundifolia Rosea
    Also known as the Australian Mint Bush, this bushy, evergreen shrub has strongly mint-scented dark green leaves and an abundance of pretty pale rose pink flowers (darker at the centre) through a long flowering season in late spring-early summer. It can grow up to 2.5m in the right conditions, with a spread of around 1.5m after a number of years. It should be grown in a sunny sheltered position in a moist but well drained soil.
  • succulent selection - Echeverias
    Receive a selection of Echeverias in this special succulent top pick! Varieties will be chosen at random and will vary depending on availability but we'll aim to provide you with a mixed selection. Echeverias are succulent, evergreens from South America, with attractive rosette forming foliage. Ideal in a warm position, they grow well in troughs, pots and containers inside or outside on a sunny patio - just be sure to protect from the cold/frosts when combined with 'wet weather' as these plants thrive in drought-like conditions once established, originating from hot, sunny climes!
  • Sale! evergreen multipurpose compostBedding and Patio selection at Trevena Cross
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    PLEASE NOTE: This item is available for delivery to a TR postcode (in Cornwall, exc. Isles of Scilly) only.

    Take advantage of this mega bargain and mega bedding/patio bundle while available! Enjoy more than £70 worth of seasonal brilliance for just £50! Includes 18 bedding/patio packs and 3 x Evergreen Multipurpose Compost (60ltr bag) worth £70 Plant out this spring for a much needed splash of spring and summer colour in pots, baskets, pots, troughs, beds or borders! Our full range of bedding and patio plants includes the list below, and your eighteen specially selected packs could form any combination. If you would like something specific please let us know upon ordering, and we will do our best to meet your requests, although we can’t guarantee it. The packs you receive will be chosen based on what is ‘ready’ and current availability, but we will aim to supply a mixed selection (unless requested otherwise). Alyssum, Argyranthemums,  Antirrhinums, Bacopa, Bidens, Brachycombe, Begonia semperflorens, Non-stop Begonias, Calibrachoa (tailing petunias), Dahlias, Diasica, Fuchsias, Gazanias,  Geraniums, Ivy Leaved Geraniums, Helichrysum, Impatiens, Trailing Lobelia, Upright Lobelia, Mesembryanthemums, Mimulus, Nemesias, Pansies, Surfinias, Sweet Peas, Verbena
  • Trio pots at Trevena CrossTrio Pot at Trevena Cross
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    PLEASE NOTE: This item is available for delivery to a TR postcode (in Cornwall, exc. Isles of Scilly) only.

    Create a unique colour coordinated display with our innovative Trio pots –  three plants in one pot! Buy 20 Trio Pots in this great selection pack! Saving you all the hard work of working out which plants and colours go well together, simply plant one in a pot/basket up to 15” across for a wonderful flowering display through the spring/summer and autumn.
    • Grow in a sunny, sheltered position
    • Plant in great quality compost – we use and recommend Humax Potting, Basket & Tub Compost No. 2 or Sylvagrow Peat-Free compost
    • Add slow release fertilizer to the planting hole
    • Keep well-watered, with extra watering required in pots/containers