Viking Nurseries Newsletter Week 21

May 18, 2018

Welcome to our weekly Newsletter for Week 21


With a Royal Wedding this weekend, a Bank Holiday next weekend plus the forecast of warmer weather set to come in today we are expecting a very busy week next week.  

Well done and thank you to all customers who took advantage of our Rhododendron Clearance Week.  The four remaining varieties are listed below.

Goldflimmer (purple)
Morning Red (limited stock)
Percy Wiseman (pink)
Ramapo (purple)

These varieties are in the cool store and still in bud so send in your orders early to secure your stock.



In the spotlight this week.....


The Phormium Collection

Our 4.5ltr Phormium Collection is now available in limited quantities - first come first served so be quick!



Phormium 'Jester' 

A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with linear, upright, pink leaves with bright green margins.


















Phormium 'Yellow Wave' 


This variety is an evergreen, clump-forming perennial with arching, strap-shaped leaves

to 1m in length, heavily striped with bright yellow.

















Phormium 'Golden Ray' 



Golden Ray is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial bearing broad, linear, upright to pendulous, leathery, mid-green leaves with creamy-yellow margins and orange-red edges. 












The Lavandula Collection...

The Lavandula are setting the buds now so we are just days away from colour.   

These 4.5ltr plants have been outdoors now for several weeks in order to grow bushy, strong and compact.


Lavandula 'Munstead' 
Munstead is a compact evergreen shrub, to 45cm tall, with narrow, grey-green foliage and spikes of small, highly-fragrant, blue-purple flowers from mid-spring to late summer.















Lavandula 'Rosea' 
Rosea is an English lavender that carries lilac-pink flowers over grey-
green foliage. Lavender's tight growth habit and wonderful scent mean it is an excellent choice for a low growing hedging and edging plant. 













Lavandula 'Hidcote White'
Hidcote White is a bushy dwarf evergreen shrub with narrow, silvery-grey leaves and small deep violet-purple flowers in dense, aromatic spikes 3-4cm in length.















The Grafted Conifer Collection...

We highlight two varieties from our range of grafted conifers which are looking particularly attractive at the moment with their new growth.  See our Availability List for our full range.

Abies pinsapo 'Aurea' 

A slow growing conifer of pyramidal shape with attractive yellow new growth that darkens to green by winter.  

















Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'

An upright evergreen conifer of pyramidal form with striking steely-blue foliage.

















To place your orders, please call Fabio on 07775 596655, 

Sam on 01603 882196 or email




Please remember that orders placed before 3pm on a Monday will be delivered the same week. Orders received after this will be delivered the following week. 


Use the trolley calculator in the Excel version of the Availability List to help you.  Your trolley will build as you tap the number of plants into the order form.  Make sure you get as near to a round number as possible or we may need to contact you to add to your order.


Please may we bring to your attention to the delivery costs on the attached Availability List.


If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.  


Have a good week everybody!

Kind regards

Sam Nock

Viking Nurseries Ltd
Tel: 01603 882196
Fax: 01603 881481


All prices subject VAT.

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