Rare Plants List

At Burncoose we are known for having an interesting rarity list. These rare plants are either in very short supply or still too small to be despatched at least until early summer. If you order one of these plants you may have to go on our waiting list.

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PROTEA Telopea 'Shady Lady White'

PROTEA Telopea 'Shady Lady White'

Waratah

white flowers

 
£40.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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PROTEA Telopea speciosissima

PROTEA Telopea speciosissima

New South Wales waratah

a large vigorous evergreen shrub from Australia which grows up to 3 metres. Deep green serrated leaves complement spectacular large red domed flowers. Has survived -6oC in Cornwall but needs protection from strong winds and severe frosts

 
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£40.00 each 
PSEUDOTAXUS chienii

PSEUDOTAXUS chienii

White berry yew

large shrub or small tree. Yew-like leaves and white fruits on female plants

 
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£25.00 each 
QUERCUS buckleyi

QUERCUS buckleyi

Texas red oak

noted for its excellent autumn colours this newly introduced species is growing well at Caerhays

 
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£30.00 each 
QUERCUS x bushii 'Seattle Trident'

QUERCUS x bushii 'Seattle Trident'

Oak

a magnificent foliage plant with pinkish new growth and glossy dark green leaves.

 
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£40.00 each 
QUERCUS dentata 'Carl Ferris Miller'

QUERCUS dentata 'Carl Ferris Miller'

Daimio oak, Daimyo oak

stout shoots and very broad, large, ovate leaves. Rare and fairly slow growing.

 
Grafted
£40.00 each 
QUERCUS dentata 'Sir Harold Hillier'

QUERCUS dentata 'Sir Harold Hillier'

Daimio oak, Daimyo oak

large green leaves which turn brown in the autumn and hold on the tree all winter

 
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£40.00 each 
QUERCUS engleriana

QUERCUS engleriana

Oak

small evergreen tree. Leathery narrow leaves with a slender point

 
£40.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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QUERCUS imbricaria

QUERCUS imbricaria

Shingle oak

long narrow oval leaves. Rich autumn colours

 
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£35.00 each 
QUERCUS insignis

QUERCUS insignis

Oak

this Mexican species produces its attractive pink secondary new growth in the autumn and therefore needs a very sheltered frost free location to get established

 
£40.00 each 
Availability yet to be determined
We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
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QUERCUS marilandica

QUERCUS marilandica

Blackjack oak

slow growing tree with cracked bark and leaves which are yellowish underneath and turn yellow in autumn

 
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£35.00 each 
QUERCUS mongolica

QUERCUS mongolica

Mongolian oak

leaves borne in dense clusters at the ends of the branches

 
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£35.00 each 
QUERCUS pontica

QUERCUS pontica

Armenian oak, Pontine oak

shrubby or round-headed tree. Stout, reddish shoots

 
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£35.00 each 
QUERCUS rubra 'Aurea'

QUERCUS rubra 'Aurea'

Red oak

clear golden new leaves which remain yellowish all summer

 
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£35.00 each 
 AWARD
QUERCUS rhysophylla 'Maya'

QUERCUS rhysophylla 'Maya'

Loquat-leaf oak

a hardy Mexican oak with attractive downy reddish new growth maturing to a bullate glossy green

 
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£35.00 each 
QUERCUS velutina

QUERCUS velutina

Black oak, Quercitron oak

very large and irreularly lobed leaves. Reddish-brown and yellowish autumn colour

 
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£25.00 each 
REHDERODENDRON macrocarpum

REHDERODENDRON macrocarpum

small tree with cup-shaped pendent white flowers, slightly scented, followed by bright red ribbed fruits

 
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£30.00 each 

RHODODENDRON SPECIES

RHODODENDRON burmanicum

RHODODENDRON burmanicum

Semi-dwarf rhododendron. Greenish-yellow flowers

 
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.50 each
£24.00 each 
 AWARD
RHODODENDRON calostrotum 'Gigha'

RHODODENDRON calostrotum 'Gigha'

dwarf evergreen with dense, brown scales beneath leaves. Rose-purple flowers

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.50 each
£24.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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 AWARD
RHODODENDRON falconeri

RHODODENDRON falconeri

large leafed species with creamy-yellow flowers late in the season

 
£35.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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RHODODENDRON lindleyi

RHODODENDRON lindleyi

a straggly upright habit but one of the most beautiful and scented rhododendrons when in flower. Pure white in trusses of 3 or 5 flowers

 
£30.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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also Large
£45.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

RHODODENDRON 'Angelo'

RHODODENDRON 'Angelo'

huge trusses of trumpet-shaped white flowers, highly scented

 
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.50 each
£24.00 each 
also Large
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£45.00 each 
RHODODENDRON 'Apricot Nectar'

RHODODENDRON 'Apricot Nectar'

apricot flowers with ruffled edges.

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.50 each
£24.00 each 
Currently out of stock, please check again soon
RHODODENDRON 'Bert's Own'

RHODODENDRON 'Bert's Own'

highly scented creamy-white flowers

 
£25.00 each 
Available from July 2022
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 AWARD
RHODODENDRON 'Crest' (Hawk Group)

RHODODENDRON 'Crest' (Hawk Group)

bell-shaped primrose-yellow flowers from orange buds. Reddish-purple new growth

 
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.50 each
£24.00 each 
RHODODENDRON 'Glory of Penjerrick'

RHODODENDRON 'Glory of Penjerrick'

large deep strawberry-red trusses of flowers which fade to pink

 
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.50 each
£24.00 each 
RHODODENDRON 'Hachmann's Finesse'

RHODODENDRON 'Hachmann's Finesse'

pure yellow

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.50 each
£24.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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RHODODENDRON 'Ostara'

RHODODENDRON 'Ostara'

deciduous with deep rose-pink flowers

 
£25.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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RUBUS calophyllus

RUBUS calophyllus

Bramble

beautiful foliage with large ovate leaves which are silvery and silky-haired beneath. Needs a sheltered position

 
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£15.00 each 
SAXEGOTHAEA conspicua

SAXEGOTHAEA conspicua

Prince Albert's yew

a conifer from Chile and Argentina named in honour of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria from the Prussian province from which he came. It has a yew-like appearance with drooping branches and is an attractive ornamental tree

 
£17.50 each 
Availability yet to be determined
We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
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