Viking Nurseries Newsletter Week 42

October 12, 2018

Welcome to our weekly Newsletter for Week 42


It's another blustery day here in Colton but by all accounts we are being let off lightly compared to the storms in the west of the country.  Conifer is the plant of the month, and we have some fantastic varieties to enhance your plant areas with lots of different forms and colours. 

This week we also present a range of shrubs to bring colour and inspiration to your benches.  Our Mahonia Soft Caress is looking fantastic along with the Escallonia and Pittosporum.

There are offers on Conifers as well as 7 varieties of Lavandula in 2ltr which remains on special offer of £1.75 each when you buy a shelf of 36 plants.  


Shrub Collection

Escallonia Golden Carpet 4.5ltr

Golden Carpet is a dwarf, spreading, evergreen shrub, to about 60cm tall, with small, yellow leaves in spring turning lime green in summer. Small, tubular, red flowers are produced for most of the summer.




Escallonia 'Pink Elle' 4.5ltr

Pink Elle is a bushy evergreen shrub with large heads of mid-pink flowers from summer and again, less prolifically, in autumn.















Euonymus 'Kathy' 4.5ltr

From the lands of Japan, China, and Korea, Kathy is a short evergreen shrub known for its leaves, which are edged with silvery white margins. It generally grows erect, and may bear inconspicuous flowers, followed by fruits in autumn season.














Viburnum 'Eve Price' 4.5ltr

This is a bushy, medium-sized evergreen shrub with broadly oval, leathery dark green leaves and, from late winter, flattened clusters of deep pink buds opening to small, starry white flowers. Berries are deep metallic-blue. 



















Mahonia 'Soft Caress' 4.5ltr
Soft Caress is the first Mahonia to have spine-free leaves, which means that they can be planted near to paths or doorways where you may brush past them. This compact, evergreen shrub is ideal for larger pots, where it will provide year-round interest. Alternatively, it will make a great addition to either a sunny (provided there is sufficient moisture) or shady border.


Conifer Collection



            Chamaecyparis pis. 'Baby Blue                        Chamaecyparis pis.'Filifera Sungold' 

          A bright electric blue, neat conifer                     Mound forming conifer with yellow                          with soft dense foliage.                                         thread-like foliage.



                Thuja occ. 'Golden Tuffet'                                               Thuja occ. 'Jantar'
             Dwarf rounded conifer with an                            Bright yellow, conical conifer                                 Autumn-orange tinge                                            retaining is bright colour

                                                                                                            all winter  long.


                      Thuja occ. 'Danica'                                           Picea glauca 'Echiniformis'
           Dwarf, round-shaped conifer,                                    Blue/grey dwarf conifer

       low maintenance variety ideal as an                              with natural rounded habit.

                alternative for Buxus.




To place your orders, please call Fabio on 07775 596655, Sam on 01603 882196 or email




Please remember you can order at any time.  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 our Availability List.


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


Have a good week everybody!

Kind regards

Sam Nock

Nurseries Ltd
Tel: 01603 882196
Fax: 01603 881481


All prices subject VAT.

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