//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.

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    Aloe striatula

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    Originating from South Africa, the Aloe striatula is a hardy, resilient succulent (1 metre in height and spread) which is tolerant of drought and frost. In early summer this plant produces colourful, orange-yellow flowers which are set off against the stripey light and dark green stems creating a compelling and curious (almost alien like) appeal. Plant in full sun in a very well drained soil with extra grit added when planting. Situate in wall-side borders, rock gardens, gravel gardens or patio containers for best effect. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
  • 10 litre griselinia at Trevena Cross
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    Take advantage of our special Griselinia littoralis UK wide pallet deal. We are now offering a discounted pallet deal on our substantial 10 litre Griselinia plants - available for UK wide delivery! The perfect choice for a more 'instant hedge'. Buy 25 plants and have them delivered anywhere in mainland UK for just £600.00 including VAT - that's our discounted rate for 25 plants - just £24.00 per plant - AND FREE DELIVERY (usually £55.00).  ...A great deal that you'll struggle to beat! Lovely, large plants on average 80-100 cm tall. For more details call us: 01736 763880.
  • Euonymus Microphyllus 3 litre plants
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    Live local? If you live in Cornwall and have a TR postcode, you can take advantage of our special Euonymus japonicus Microphyllus TR postcode pallet deal. We are now offering a discounted pallet deal on one of our favourite hedging plants - and great alternative to Buxus/Box - the 3 litre Euonymus japonicus Microphyllus! Buy 75 plants and have them delivered for just £465.00 including VAT – that’s just £440.00 plus £25.00 delivery. This is nearly £2 off the price of EACH plant – a GREAT saving. (Normal per plant price + delivery = £587.50) …So an incredible deal! Lovely plants on average 20cm tall. For more details call us: 01736 763880.
  • Euonymus Microphyllus 3 litre plants
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    Take advantage of our special Euonymus japonicus Microphyllus UK wide pallet deal. We are now offering a discounted pallet deal on one of our favourite hedging plants - and great alternative to Buxus/Box - the 3 litre Euonymus japonicus Microphyllus! Buy 75 plants and have them delivered for just £495.00 including VAT – that’s just £440.00 plus £55.00 delivery. This is nearly £2 off the price of EACH plant – a GREAT saving. (Normal per plant price + delivery = £617.50) …So an incredible deal! Lovely plants on average 20cm tall. For more details call us: 01736 763880.
  • Griselinia Variegata leaves close upGriselinia Variegata plants
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    Available in a 5 litre pot. A slower growing Griselinia, this attractive variety grows about 30cm / 1ft a year, if fed with a very good slow release fertiliser like Trevena Cross Fertiliser, making it very suitable for smaller sized hedges. It's attractive variegation is displayed on leaves that tend to be rounder in shape than on it's close relative Griselinia Green Jewel. Like the standard Griselinia, it will withstand salt laden winds but will only tolerate a seafront position if located in a sheltered estuary or inlet, like St Mawes or Falmouth in Cornwall. In exposed locations, Griselinia would need to be positioned several hundred feet away from the sea or for extremely exposed coastal sites like Land’s End, and Lizard Point in Cornwall, we would recommend an alternative like the tougher Elaeagnus or Olearia traversii. A per plant discount is available for bulk purchases of Griselinia Variegata hedging plants. This discount will be applied in your basket if applicable (begins at 10+ plants).
  • 5ltr Griselinia littoralis
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    Take advantage of our special Griselinia littoralis UK wide pallet deal. We are now offering a discounted pallet deal on one of our most popular sizes for UK wide delivery - the 5 litre Griselinia! 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.
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    Woodwardia orientalis - A stunning evergreen fern from Asia with large fronds, excellent for creating that sub-tropical look. Height 0.6- 1.5 metres with a spread of 1.5-2 metres. Plant in moisture retentive but free draining soil in a sheltered spot. Hardy to about minus 5°C. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    2 litre pot Trachycarpus fortunei – these magnificent palms have to be seen to be believed! They’ve got the Wow Factor! Available to buy online here in a two litre pot, but in a wide range of sizes at the garden centre, they will fit perfectly in your courtyard or garden space. Simply buy the height you need as they are slow growing. The hardiest palm available, they can withstand temperatures down to an extreme -18 degrees centigrade! Also known as the Chusan Palm the Fortunei provides an instant sub-tropical feel to any space.
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    Scleranthus uniflorus – a hardy moss like plant from New Zealand which forms a dense mound of bright green foliage about 20-30 cms across. Fabulous undulation with humps and hollows creating an attractive effect. Add pebbles or use as a border edging to show off effectively. Grows in ordinary, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Makes an excellent ground cover plant. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    Schefflera digitata – also known as Pate. If you’d like to add exotic impact to your garden, this plant will make a fine statement. An evergreen shrub from New Zealand with large, deep green leaves up to 20 cms long and a height/spread of 3 metres/2.5 metres. In the summer it has large clusters of tiny greenish white flowers hanging below the leaves. It grows best when the roots are cool, so plenty of mulch will aid this plant along with rich, fertile soil that’s moist and well-drained. Plant in full sun or partial shade. It’s hardy to -8 degrees centigrade. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    Pseudopanax ferox – also known as the Toothed Lancewood. This stunning, hardy evergreen architectural plant from New Zealand has tough, coarsely serrated long leaves (40-50 cms) with a mottled brown colouring on a single stem for many years before branching. (Height 3-4 metres). Position in a sunny or partially shaded site and well-drained soil. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    Pseudopanax ‘Purpureus’ – also known as Purple Houmspara. Rare to the UK, this exciting, wind-hardy evergreen from New Zealand is easy to grow in fertile, well-drained soil and benefits from full sun. This small multi-stemmed shrub grows to 2.4 metres high with glossy, purple, leathery leaves. Perfect for creating a dramatic visual when planted with lighter coloured plants or variegated foliage. In our experience, this has proved hardy to minus 5 degrees centigrade. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    Protea cynaroides - The national flower of South Africa with huge pink-crimson to cream bowl-shaped flowers and leathery leaves in the summer. Also known as the King Protea and Cape Artichoke Flower. One of the easiest Proteas to grow, this evergreen shrub will reach 1.5-2 metres high. Either plant in full sun in a large tub with protection for winter and water sparingly or outdoors in a frost-free, sheltered border in poor neutral to acid, well-drained soil. It can tolerate about minus 5 degrees centigrade, but if frosted it should re grow from the base. Do not use a fertiliser containing phosphates. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    Polygala myrtifolia 'Bibi Pink' – if you’re looking for an unusual, shrub with deep pink pea like flowers in summer, you’ve found it! The Polygala has clusters of flowers over small, luscious deep green leaves. Fully hardy to -10 degrees centigrade it sets the stage, making the perfect backdrop for other plants. It can be grown in a large container or a border in sun or part shade in moist or well-drained soil. (Height 0.6-1.2 metres). Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    Leucadendron salignum ‘Fireglow’ – a striking, evergreen bushy shrub (height 1-1.5 metres) with narrow red-tipped green foliage and red bracts from early autumn to early spring. Excellent for cut flowers and a stunning container plant. It should be planted in well drained acidic soil in full sun and will remain hardly here until about -8 degrees centigrade. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
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    Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’ – a luscious evergreen, dense rounded shrub 2 metres high and spread with claret red flowers, changing to pink as they mature. The foliage is dark green, flushed with red. It is used extensively for cut flowers due to its appealing exotic blooms. It should be planted in full sun in free-draining soil and will remain hardy under such conditions able to withstand a temperature as low as -6 degrees centigrade. Or it can be grown in a warm greenhouse with a mix of 3 parts peat substitute, 3 parts grit or perlite and 1 part lime-free compost. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/