//Top Plant Picks

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BT*, DD*, PH1 – PH50, AB10 – AB40+, PH5 – PH13, PH15 – PH44, PH49 – PH50, IV1 – IV36, IV40 – IV56, IV63, KW1 – KW17, PO30 – PO41, IM*, KA27, KA28, PA20 – PA38, PA41 – PA80, GY1 – GY8, GY9 – GY10 (ALDERNEY & SARK), JE*, HS*, ZE*, DUBLIN, EIRE, ISLE OF WIGHT

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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    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/
  • 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 5 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
  • Trio pots at Trevena CrossTrio Pot at Trevena Cross
    Out of Stock

    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
  • Trio pots at Trevena CrossTrio Pot at Trevena Cross
    Out of Stock

    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 15 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
  • Trio pot with bidensTrio Pot at Trevena Cross
    Out of Stock

    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 10 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
  • 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.
  • 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! 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.
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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/
  • 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/
  • Prunus Genolia foliagePrunus Genolia plant picture
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    A variety of Cherry Laurel, Prunus laurocerasus Genolia is a Swiss evergreen shrub, ideal for mass planting as hedging or screening due to its dense, erect, columnar growing habit. Slower growing than common laurel, it displays shiny, dark green, fairly elongated foliage and in spring bears erect racemes/clusters of white flowers, which are attractive to bees and other wildlife. In autumn, some glossy black (inedible) fruits and (poisonous if eaten) seed capsules follow. It’s compact growth forms a narrow hedge, perfect for the smaller garden or where space is an issue. Trimming and pruning requirements are also reduced as a result. A per plant discount is available for bulk purchases of Prunus laurocerasus Genolia hedging plants. This discount will be applied in your basket if applicable (begins at 10+ plants).
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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/
  • 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.
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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/
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Olearia traversii hedging plantsOlearia traversii five litre plant
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    Olearia traversii

    £9.95£25.00
    Not currently available for sale online. See alternative: Olearia traversii Compacta for a smaller pot size. Olearia traversii is 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 hedging plants. This discount will be applied in your basket if applicable (begins at 10+ plants).
  • Olearia Laxifolia
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    CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK Take advantage of our special Olearia Laxifolia pallet deal -UK wide! We are now offering a discounted Olearia Laxifolia pallet deal WITH FREE DELIVERY on one of our most popular sizes for UK wide delivery - the 5 litre plant! 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 £70.00).  ...A great deal that you'll struggle to beat! Lovely, large plants on average 100 cm tall. For more details call us: 01736 763880.
  • Bedding 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.

    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 five 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
  • Bedding 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.

    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 fifteen 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
  • Bedding and Patio selection at Trevena Cross
    Out of Stock

    PLEASE NOTE: This item is available for delivery to a TR postcode (in Cornwall, exc. Isles of Scilly) only.

    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 ten 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
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • Leucadendron ‘Mrs Stanley’ – a hybrid form of Leucadendron with a mix of pinks and creams and colours transitioning from soft pinkish-red bracts in autumn, deepening to rich burgundy over winter. Forms a low, compact, bushy shrub spreading to 1 metre feet high and wide. Plant in very free draining soil in full sun. Makes an excellent bright and spectacular tub plant using a low phosphate, well drained compost. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
  • Leucadendron ‘Maui Sunset’ – a stunning, hybrid variety with large, creamy white bracts edged with red. The colours are ever changing through winter, fading to pale yellow in spring and the plant’s height and spread is 1+ metres. An excellent, rear plant that will make an outstanding tub plant when placed in full sun in a well-drained, acidic soil. It can be grown outside in mild areas as long as it’s protected from severe frost as established plants can survive to minus 6 degrees centigrade. Pictures are for guidance only. Our online shopping Terms & Conditions (postage and returns) can be viewed here: /online-shopping-terms-conditions/
  • 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!
  • Griselinia Variegata leaves close upGriselinia Variegata plants
    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).
  • Griselinia hedge at Trevena Cross5ltr Griselinia littoralis UK wide pallet deal
    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 £70.00).  ...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 hedge at Trevena Cross10 litre griselinia at Trevena Cross
    Take advantage of our special 10 litre Griselinia hedging pallet deal wherever you live in the UK. We are now offering a discounted 10 litre Griselinia hedging pallet deal WITH FREE DELIVERY - 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 £70.00).  ...A great deal that you'll struggle to beat! Lovely, large plants on average 110cm tall when planted. For more details call us: 01736 763880.