Thompsons 3 Year Plant Guarantee

Garden Centre Assocciation

Plants for a Sunny Spot

The plants below are our recommended plants for a sunny spot in your garden. All the plants in this list are covered by our 3 year hardy plant guarantee

For more suggestions and advice come to your local branch of Thompsons, where our knowledgeable staff are always on hand to answer your questions. Alternatively you can email us at

Buddleja Black Knight

Buddleja Black Knight

Large flowers that are attractive to butterflies. Fragrant, colourful flowers from July to September.

Will happily grow in any soil and in any condition.

Height: 2m x Spread: 2m


Ceanothus Varieties

Ceanothus produces masses of different shades of blue coloured flowers in spring. Glossy evergreen leaves.

An excellent plant for a sunny spot in he garden, particularly up against a wall. Easy to grow and likes most soil types.

Escallonia Apple Blossom

Escallonia Varieties

Large golden attractive evergreen leaves with clusters of bright pink, red and white flowers in summer. Good for hedging or as a wind breaker.

A lime and drought tolerant shrub, good for a sunny spot in your garden.



Majestic spikes of colour. Attractive small flowers make up the spikes.

This hardy perennial is easy to grow, and will perform well in a sunny spot. trim after flowering to encourage repeat flowering.

Echinacea pupurea


A popular up right perennial that has brightly coloured flowers with cone centres. Blooms from mid summer to autumn.

Likes most soil types and will perform well in a sunny spot or part shade.