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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SCHEFFLERA gracilis

SCHEFFLERA gracilis

smaller aralia with dark green leaflets on purple stems. White flowers in round clusters

 
£30.00 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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SCHEFFLERA rhododendrifolia

SCHEFFLERA rhododendrifolia

a hardy schefflera. Deeply lobed dark green leaves. Prefers shade

 
£30.00 each 
Availability yet to be determined
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SCHEFFLERA taiwaniana

SCHEFFLERA taiwaniana

an architectural evergreen shrub or small tree which is totally hardy. The new growth shoots are silvery-green like fountains

 
£30.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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SCHIMA argentea

SCHIMA argentea

the hardiest species with large white flowers with yellow stamens

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£25.00 each 
x SORBARONIA fallax 'Likjornaja'

x SORBARONIA fallax 'Likjornaja'

(syn. x S 'Ivan's Beauty', x S. 'Liquorice') - pinkish-white flowers in spring and clusters of reddish-purple fruits in autumn. Excellent autumn colour

 
Large
£65.00 each 
SORBUS caloneura

SORBUS caloneura

Rowan

Rare - These plants are either in short supply, when ordering you may need to go on a waiting list, we will contact you.

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£27.50 each 
STACHYURUS praecox 'Devon Purple'

STACHYURUS praecox 'Devon Purple'

purple new shoots retaining a purplish tint through the growing season

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£19.50 each 
STACHYURUS sigeyosii

STACHYURUS sigeyosii

a semi-evergreen, tall-growing shrub with arching branches and thick leaves. Flowers in profusion in early spring consist of long pendulous racemes of yellow on bare stems

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£19.50 each 
STAPHYLEA trifolia

STAPHYLEA trifolia

American bladdernut

creamy-white flowers followed by three celled fruits

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£25.00 each 
STAPHYLEA trifolia var pauciflora

STAPHYLEA trifolia var pauciflora

American bladdernut

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£30.00 each 
STYRAX formosanus var. formosanus

STYRAX formosanus var. formosanus

Formosan snowbell, Snowbell tree

the most beautiful of all the Styrax with large white pendulous star-shaped flowers and distinctive smooth bark

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£30.00 each 
STYRAX officinalis

STYRAX officinalis

Mediterranean storax, Storax

short drooping clusters of large fragrant flowers. Needs a warm sheltered site

 
£45.00 each 
STYRAX wuyuanensis

STYRAX wuyuanensis

Snowbell tree

a rare species with clusters of long white flowers

 
£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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TETRACENTRON sinense

TETRACENTRON sinense

Spur leaf

graceful, spreading tree with heart-shaped dark green leaves which turn a brilliant red in autumn. Tiny yellow flowers in drooping spikes in summer from the shoot tips

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£35.00 each 
TILIA kiusiana

TILIA kiusiana

Lime

a large shrub or small tree which scarcely looks like a lime when first seeing its leaves. Highly scented flowers in August or September

 
Grafted
£30.00 each 
TRISTANIOPSIS laurina

TRISTANIOPSIS laurina

Kanooka, Water gum

(syn Tristania laurina). Evergreen tree with glossy leaves and yellow flowers

 
£20.00 each 
TROCHODENDRON aralioides Taiwanese form

TROCHODENDRON aralioides Taiwanese form

Wheel tree

this relatively new introduction has larger leathery leaves and much larger clusters of greenish flowers. A spreading growth habit which is different from the more erect Japanese species

 
£25.00 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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VIBURNUM cylindricum

VIBURNUM cylindricum

Tubeflower viburnum

(syn. V. coriaeceum) - Evergreen with small white flowers

 
£20.00 each 
VIBURNUM taitoense

VIBURNUM taitoense

tubular white, scented flowers in winter

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£20.00 each 
XANTHOCYPARIS vietnamensis

XANTHOCYPARIS vietnamensis

Vietnamese golden cypress

reddish-brown trunk with exfoliating bark. Spreading branches

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£25.00 each 
XERONEMA callistemon

XERONEMA callistemon

Poor knight's lily

a perennial herb with bright green sword-like leaves similar to an iris. A long stem emerges from the centre of the clump of leaves bearing a Callistemon-like flower with masses of coral-red stamens tipped with yellow anthers

 
£25.00 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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ZANTHOXYLUM piperitum

ZANTHOXYLUM piperitum

Japan pepper

spiny pepper with small, yellow-green flowers and tiny, red, berry-like fruits

 
£25.00 each 
ZANTHOXYLUM piperitum purple-leaved

ZANTHOXYLUM piperitum purple-leaved

Japan pepper

rare form of Japan pepper. Aromatic shiny purple foliage. Leaves small and pinnate. Spiny stems

 
£30.00 each 
ZELKOVA abelicea

ZELKOVA abelicea

a rare species with slender twigs and small toothed leaves. Small white scented flowers

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