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Clianthus Correa Dusky Bells ? Wrongly labelled.

Added on 20 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Clianthus.
Species: Clianthus puniceus.

April 2013 From Newark Garden show. ? Wrongly labelled as it looks more like puniceus photos on the RHS website.

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English laurel 'Otto Luyken'

Added on 7 Feb, 2011 | 4 photos

Genus: Prunus.
Species: Prunus laurocerasus.

From Morrisons Feb 2011
Beautiful white flowers in Oct /Nov.

 Francoa sonchifolia

Added on 13 Jul, 2017 | 0 photos

Species:  Francoa sonchifolia (Bridal Wreath).

Grown from seed sent to me by Brian.

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 Francoa sonchifolia .

Added on 13 Jul, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Francoa.
Species: Francoa sonchifolia.

Grown from seed sent to me by Brian.
RHS site states....
Francoa are evergreen perennials with lance-shaped, s...

Illex Japanese Holly

Added on 7 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

Bought Feb 2011
It has very shiny small evergreen leaves. black berries in winter.

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'Crimson Pirate'

Added on 20 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

Planted in left hand border of flat lawn.

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(Japanese Maple)

Added on 26 Jul, 2009 | 1 photo

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

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Abelia x grandiflora 'Edward Goucher'

Added on 24 Aug, 2012 | 1 photo

New 2012. Planted in shrubbery at very top of garden.

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Abies koreana

Added on 7 Apr, 2011 | 5 photos

Genus: Abies.
Species: Abies koreana.

Beautiful bluish cones turn brown later and then shed the scales. Very slow growing.

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Acer 'Skeeters Broom'

Added on 28 Apr, 2011 | 8 photos

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

Best in sheltered site out of strong winds

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Acer palmatum

Added on 24 May, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

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Achillea 'Summer Pastels'

Added on 8 Aug, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Achillea.
Species: achillea.

in lt side top garden.

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Achillia 'Summer Pastels' group

Added on 10 Aug, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Achillea.
Species: Achillea millefolium.

New 2012 in top garden border.

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Achillia 'Summer Pastels' group (2)

Added on 10 Aug, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Achillea.
Species: Achillea millefolium.

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Achillia 'Summer Pastels' group (3)

Added on 10 Aug, 2012 | 1 photo

Acidanthera

Added on 28 Jun, 2011 | 0 photos

Genus: Acidanthera.
Species: Acidanthera murieliae.

Bulbs planted early 2011.

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Agapanthus pale blue

Added on 31 Jul, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Agapanthus.
Species: Agapanthus umbellatus.

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Agapanthus.

Added on 23 Aug, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Agapanthus.
Species: Agapanthus umbellatus.

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Aguga 'Burgundy Glow'

Added on 7 Apr, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Ajuga.
Species: Ajuga.

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Akebia

Added on 15 Feb, 2012 | 3 photos

New Feb 12
First flowers may 2015.

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Allium

Added on 26 Jul, 2009 | 5 photos

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium sphaerocephalon.

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Allium christophii

Added on 8 May, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium christophii.

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Allium Purple

Added on 2 Jul, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium.

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Allium Roseum

Added on 7 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Planted in Hosta bed centre of slope lawn.

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Allium White

Added on 19 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Only 4" tall.

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Aloe vera

Added on 23 May, 2018 | 2 photos

Genus: Aloe.
Species: Aloe vera.

Given to me by Pat. First flowering May 2018

Alstroemeria Aurea Orange King

Added on 15 Feb, 2012 | 0 photos

Genus: Alstroemeria.
Species: Alstroemeria aurea.

New Feb 12

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Amaryllis Beladona Red

Added on 30 Aug, 2017 | 3 photos

Genus: Amaryllis.
Species: Amaryllis belladonna.

A gift from Sue (Siris)

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Amaryllis belladonna Red.

Added on 20 Aug, 2017 | 3 photos

Genus: Amaryllis.
Species: Amaryllis belladonna.

A gift from Sue (Siris) 2 years ago. First time flowering. August 2017.

Amelanchier

Added on 15 Feb, 2012 | 0 photos

Genus: Amelanchier.
Species: Amelanchier canadensis.

New Feb 12

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Anemome Whirlygig

Added on 6 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Anemone.
Species: Anemone hupehensis.

Lovely white flowers . First year flowering. 2016

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Anemone 'Prinz Heinrich'

Added on 7 Nov, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Anemone.
Species: Anemone hupehensis.

Bought as a plug plant in 2015. First flowering November2016.

Spreading dark green, lobed leaves are topped w...

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Anemone Queen Charlotte

Added on 14 Jul, 2017 | 2 photos

Genus: Anemone.
Species: Anemone x hybrida.

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Apple tree

Added on 22 Jul, 2009 | 3 photos

Species: bramley seedling.

Bought from morrisons 2007. planted in the veg plot

apple tree (eater)

Added on 22 Jul, 2009 | 0 photos

Species: Worcester Pearmain.

bought from Morrisons 2007 planted in fruit mound.

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Arisaema Candidisimum

Added on 19 Aug, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Arisaema.
Species: Arisaema.

From Bjs 2016. Planted in Copper Beech border.

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Armeria Ballerina red

Added on 17 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Armeria.
Species: Armeria pseudarmeria.

From Barlborough open garden July 2016 to go in rockery.

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Arum lily Black Forest.

Added on 14 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Arum.
Species: Arum lily.

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Arum Lily Pink

Added on 7 Jun, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Arum.
Species: Arum.

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Arum Lily yellow

Added on 7 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Zantedeschia.
Species: Zantedeschia albomaculata.

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Asilbe

Added on 7 Jun, 2017 | 2 photos

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Aster

Added on 9 Apr, 2013 | 2 photos

bought 9/4/13 planted against back wall in front of veg patch.

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Aster 'Samoa'

Added on 1 Sep, 2012 | 1 photo

Island Series. Planted in back of border in front of veg patch.

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Astilbe

Added on 13 Jul, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe.

Astilbe 'Fanal'

Added on 11 Jun, 2017 | 0 photos

A gift from Sue (Siris) in 2016.

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Astilbe 'Fanal' for my records

Added on 11 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

A gift from Sue (Siris)bin 2016

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Astrantia Roma

Added on 1 Jun, 2013 | 3 photos

Pretty deeper pink flowers. In border in front of veg patch.

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Aubrieta

Added on 13 Apr, 2010 | 11 photos

Genus: Aubrieta.
Species: Aubrieta deltoidea.

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Aubrieta 'Variegata'

Added on 18 Mar, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Aubrieta.
Species: Aubrieta.

Bought from Harrison's 2017 for the rockery.

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Azalea (white no name)

Added on 19 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Bought from Gardening express 2017.

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Azalea Hino Crimson

Added on 7 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Morrisons Feb 2011 planted June 2016 into a pot of ericacious soil sited on flat lawn.

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Baby's breath

Added on 14 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

In a pot on flat lawn. Wasn't happy in a border.

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Batchelor's buttons

Added on 27 Apr, 2010 | 3 photos

Genus: Kerria.
Species: Kerria japonica.

Shrub. Up to 12 ft.Double orange-yellow flowers in April. Take cuttings August/September or devide stems Octobe...

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Bay leaf

Added on 10 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Laurus.
Species: Laurus nobilis.

For some reason this shrub is full of flower buds.

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Bearded Iris 'Deep Black'

Added on 27 May, 2017 | 2 photos

Species: Bearded Iris.

New from T and M this year, 2017. Flowering in late May.

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Bearded Iris 'Victoria Falls'

Added on 27 May, 2017 | 1 photo

Species: Bearded Iris.

Free plant from T & M 2016. First flower May 2017.

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Begonia (hardy)

Added on 9 Aug, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Begonia.
Species: Begonia.

Bought from Henstead Exotic Garden Aug. 17

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Berberis

Added on 29 Apr, 2010 | 5 photos

Genus: Berberis.
Species: Berberis thunbergii.

Growing in semi shade. Lovely little pink/red and white flowers in April/May.

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Blue bearded Iris

Added on 3 May, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Iris.
Species: iris.

I wish I had a name for this iris, it has lovely veining and the flowers last a long time.

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Blue Campanula

Added on 7 Jun, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula latifolia.

Lovely light blue bell flowers.

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Blue Iris

Added on 2 May, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Iris.
Species: Iris.

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Blue minature Iris

Added on 8 Mar, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Iris.
Species: Iris reticulata.

Second year for these. Flowering Early March 11.

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Blue Sisyrinchium

Added on 25 Jul, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Sisyrinchium.
Species: Sisyrinchium striatum.

Slightly taller than the yellow flowered one. About 8" tall.

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Box

Added on 30 Mar, 2016 | 1 photo

From cuttings taken from Shelley's 2014 and planted out March 2016 down the side of the rockery.

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Brachyglottis

Added on 28 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Taken as a cutting 10 years ago, from a boquet of flowers. Tends to be 'leggy'. Split and planted in s...

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Brodiaea Queen Fabiola

Added on 9 Aug, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Brodiaea.
Species: Brodiaea laxa.

Flowering in August. Planted under the crab apple tree.

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Cacti

Added on 29 Nov, 2010 | 13 photos

Species: Schlumbergera.

Flowers in late spring and again in December every year.

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Cacti (large)

Added on 25 May, 2018 | 1 photo

Given to me by Nan. 24/5/18. Almost in flower.

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Calamondin

Added on 22 Jan, 2010 | 4 photos

Species: Calamondin.

Has sweet scented flowers, unripe and ripe fruit on at the same time. Never without fruit on. all the orange is ...

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Calla Lily 'Black Forest'

Added on 10 Mar, 2013 | 4 photos

Bought by Shelley for Mothers day 2013.

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Calla Lily (pink)

Added on 15 Aug, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Zantedeschia.
Species: Zantedeschia elliottiana.

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Calla purple and cream

Added on 27 Jun, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Calla.
Species: Calla palustris.

Grown in a planter and over wintered in the cold greenhouse. Bought in 2014. Purple and creamy yellow flowers wi...

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Camellia 'William Bartlet'

Added on 17 Feb, 2015 | 2 photos

From Harrison's nursery Feb 2015. Planted in bed under kitchen window.

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Campanula

Added on 7 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula portenschlagiana.

Planted on the top garden retaining wall edge.

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Campanula Carpatica

Added on 7 Apr, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula carpatica.

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Campanula planiflora alba/Telham beauty

Added on 22 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula persicifolia.

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Campanula punctata

Added on 17 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula punctata.

From an open garden in Barlborough July 2016. To go under copper beech. Michaella says its invasive.

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Canary Broom

Added on 23 Apr, 2011 | 4 photos

Easy to grow.
Compact evergreen
Arching branches clothed with masses of slender clusters of fragrant lemon sc...

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Carex Evergold

Added on 30 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Moved to gravel area on front garden 2015

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Carnation 'Antiqua'

Added on 20 Aug, 2011 | 2 photos

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation.

Unusual green ground with purple markings. Not a very pretty one in my op...

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Carnation 'Apple Tea'

Added on 31 Jul, 2011 | 1 photo

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation. First one to flower opened 31/7/11.
Beautiful apricot with pink flecks. Fast g...

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Carnation 'Artu'

Added on 17 Aug, 2011 | 2 photos

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation. Scarlet red ground with very deep white picotee.

Carnation 'Aurora'

Added on 20 Aug, 2011 | 0 photos

Species: Carnation.

Garden carnation.
Orange ground with grey/purple picottee. Very striking flower
Height 18-24"

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Carnation 'Corona'

Added on 20 Aug, 2011 | 1 photo

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation.

Striking sun yellow with red/orange flecks.

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Carnation 'Dark Tempo'

Added on 20 Aug, 2011 | 3 photos

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation.
Lavender pink ground with delicate purple picotee.

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Carnation 'Inka'

Added on 20 Aug, 2011 | 2 photos

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation.

Creamy white ground with dark purple picotee.

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Carnation 'Michelle'

Added on 20 Aug, 2011 | 1 photo

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation.
Unusual but very beautiful beige colour, has a lovely sheen and is a good growe...

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Carnation 'Pax'

Added on 17 Aug, 2011 | 3 photos

Species: carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation. Cream with white flecks.

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Carnation 'Reina'

Added on 13 Aug, 2011 | 1 photo

Species: carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation. Sun yellow ground with apricot pink picotee.

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Carnation 'Spirit'

Added on 20 Aug, 2011 | 3 photos

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation.

Really rich purple

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Carnation 'Tolima'

Added on 13 Aug, 2011 | 1 photo

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation. Yellow ground with large purple picotee.

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Carnation 'Viana'

Added on 19 Aug, 2011 | 4 photos

Species: Carnation.

Perpetual flowering carnation. Yellow ground with bold crimson lacing.

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Centaurea

Added on 1 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Centaurea.
Species: Centaurea montana.

Spreads quickly so needs restraining.

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Centaurea macrocephala

Added on 23 Jul, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Centaurea.
Species: Centaurea macrocephala.

3rd year from seed. Second year flowering.

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Chaenomeles

Added on 19 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Chaenomeles.
Species: Chaenomeles japonica.

Flowers early summer

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Chaenomeles Fire dance

Added on 20 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Chaenomeles.
Species: Chaenomeles.

In raised border in front of summer house.

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Chaenomeles Geisha Girl.

Added on 20 Apr, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Chaenomeles.
Species: Chaenomeles speciosa.

April 2013 from Newark garden show.

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Chaenomeles Madam Butterfly.

Added on 20 Apr, 2013 | 3 photos

April 2013 from Newark garden show. Against trellis left side slope border.

Chaenomeles x superba Fire Dance

Added on 19 Jun, 2012 | 0 photos

Plant details
Chaenomeles x superba is a garden hybrid produced by crossing the vigorous C. speciosa with lavis...

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Chaenomeles Yukigotan

Added on 20 Apr, 2013 | 4 photos

April 2013 from Newark garden show. Planted in front garden.