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Abies_koreana

Abies Koreana - Korean Fir

Added on 9 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

In the front gravel garden.

Bushy Conifer, very hardy. Pale yellow flower in spring. Blue and Purple cones ...

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Actaea Simplex 'Pink Spike' - Autumn Bugbane

Added on 24 Sep, 2011 | 2 photos

1.7 high by 1m wide at maturity. There are three of these in the border with the large mirror on the fence. They...

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Agapanthus 'Gayle's Lilac' - African Lily

Added on 7 Jul, 2010 | 1 photo

This plant is beside the gravel seating area...right in front of the silver birch nearest to the metal arch. It ...

Ajuga

Ajuga Reptans 'Bronze Beauty' - Bugle

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

This one is behind the turf seat with the ferns etc. just let it be. If it gets out of hand you can pull handful...

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Ajuga Reptans 'Burgundy Glow' - Bugle

Added on 6 Aug, 2010 | 1 photo

This one is beside the little gravel path in the centre of the back of the garden. As with all ajuga, it's ...

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Ajuga reptans 'John Pierpoint' - Bugle

Added on 27 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

This is a pretty one with white flowers. It's growing in the woodland shade garden in front of the shed. Ag...

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Ajuga reptans 'Rosea' - Bugle

Added on 30 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

This one is in the little border nearest to the conservatory..right at the point of the border. Soft pink flower...

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Ajuga reptans 'Silver Queen' - Bugle

Added on 26 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

This one is in front of the arch walkway to the greenhouse, right side as you look at the arches. Hopefully it w...

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Ajuga reptans 'sparkler' - Bugle

Added on 30 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

This is a new one. It's planted in the border to the left of the arched walkway, in front of the big shrub ...

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Ajuga Reptans Multicolor - Bugle

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

This ajuga is in the 'bog garden' which is the border to the left of the metal arch beside the grass p...

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Alchemilla Mollis - Lady's Mantle

Added on 29 Jan, 2013 | 1 photo

This is growing in the shade garden in front of the shed. It's herbaceous..it dies down in winter. It has f...

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Allium Hollandicum Purple Sensation - Ornamental Onion

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

There are masses of these growing mainly under the silver birch at the Back right corner of the garden near the ...

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Allium Sphaerocephalon - Ornamental Onion

Added on 26 Jul, 2011 | 1 photo

There are a few of these here and there. They are bulbs, just let them do their thing. I doubt they'll ever...

Allium tuberosum - Garlic Chive

Added on 22 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

There are a few little clumps of these growing in the shade garden in front of the shed. The flowers are white a...

Alstroemeria 'Purple Rain' - Peruvian Lily

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 0 photos

This is a lovely flowering plant, but I have been pulling it out as it doesn't grow tidily! It lives in the...

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Alstroemeria inca 'Yuko' - Peruvian Lily

Added on 7 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

This one is still flowering in October. It's the low growing purple pink flower in the border to the right ...

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Anemone barbulata - Chinese woodland Anemone

Added on 27 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

A rare and new discovery from China. 30x25cm. White flowers with blue reverse in spring. Shade to part shade, an...

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Anemone Blanda - Wood Anemone

Added on 13 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

Pretty little spring bulb which may appear in the borders...just leave it to its own devices.

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Anemone blanda 'Alba' - White Windflower

Added on 28 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

Another pretty little spring bulb..just enjoy it.

Long -lasting, showy white flowers from Feb. to April. Eas...

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Anemone coronaria 'Cristina' - Poppy Anemone

Added on 20 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

You may see this growing in spring on the side of the little gravel path in the back centre of the garden. As wi...

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Anemone Hupehensis 'Whirlwind' - Japanese Anemone

Added on 1 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

Autumn flowering herbaceous plant. It dies backin the winter. Dig it out and divide it if it gets too big. These...

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Anemone hupehensis splendens - Japanese Anemone

Added on 1 Sep, 2010 | 3 photos

Another late summer/autumn flowering plant which might need dug out and divided ever few years. This one is grow...

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Anemone hybrida 'Pamina' - Japanese Anemone

Added on 15 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

Another late summer/autumn flowering anemone which dies back over winter. It grows beside the wooden steps. It d...

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Anemone Hybrida 'Pretty Lady Emily' - Japanese Anemone

Added on 29 Aug, 2010 | 3 photos

A vigorous, erect, perennial with large, softly pink, double flowers from August until October. Mid green folia...

Anemone Nemerosa - Wood Anemone

Added on 16 Apr, 2011 | 0 photos

Growing under the front fence beside the Kerria and climbing rose. A small spring flowering bulb. Just enjoy it.

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Anemone Nemorosa 'Vestal' - Wood Anemone

Added on 10 Apr, 2011 | 1 photo

A vigorous, double flowerede form of the charming wood anemone. Conspicuous white flowers show well in part sha...

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Anemone Nemorosa 'Virescens' - Wood Anemone

Added on 10 Apr, 2011 | 2 photos

Green ferny bracts take the place of ordinary anemone flowers. Most attractive as a clump at front of shady bord...

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Anemone Nemorosa Robinsoniana - Wood Anemone

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Spring bulb. Needs no maintenance.

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Anemone sylvestris - Snowdrop Anemone

Added on 7 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Scented white flowers above deeplky cut dark green foliage. 30X40cm Full sun or partial shade. Flowers April-May...

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Apple 'Katy'

Added on 17 Apr, 2010 | 3 photos

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus domestica.

This is what is known as 'Espalier' trained, in a fan shape against the front fence. If you want to ke...

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Aquilegia - Pink, self set - Granny's Bonnets

Added on 8 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Right in the corner behind the Birch tree. Lovely pink semi-double shaped and quite a large flower.

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Aquilegia 'Alaska' - Granny's Bonnets

Added on 21 Feb, 2013 | 2 photos

Granny's Bonnet or Columbine. A robust, colourful and showy perennial, originally bred in the USA, with ele...

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Aquilegia 'Ballerina' - Granny's Bonnets

Added on 17 Aug, 2011 | 3 photos

Aquilegias are so useful for having flowers during late spring and early summer before summer flowering plants r...

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Aquilegia 'White Barlow' - Granny's Bonnets

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Most of these double white ones are in the shade garden in front of the shed.

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Aquilegia (double dark red) - Granny's Bonnets

Added on 1 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

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Aquilegia Alpina - Alpine Granny's Bonnets

Added on 29 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

This one grows around the gravel seating, and also in the front area of the big central border. It flowers for ...

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Aquilegia Pink Barlow - Granny's Bonnets

Added on 25 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Can't recall where this one is...but it's in there somewhere.

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Aquilegia Vulgaris 'Blue Barlow' - Double Granny's Bonnets

Added on 18 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

Same as the pink one, but blue. Lovely double flowers.

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Autumn Crocus

Added on 25 Oct, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Colchicum.
Species: Colchicum.

Autumn crocus. Just leave t be.

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Avens 'Beech House Apricot'

Added on 24 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum rivale.

Near the metal arch, right side, at the top of the slope.

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Avens 'Borisii'

Added on 7 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum rivale.

Near the pond. Glum is very easy. It doesn't need any care. It stays semi-evergreen. If it gets too big you...

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Avens 'Eos'

Added on 19 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum coccineum.

Prefers full sun or light shade i most well drained fertile soil. Eos is a dazzling combination of bright golde...

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Avens 'Leonard's Variety'

Added on 24 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum rivale.

24/2/11 planted beside metal arch, to right, where it is quite damp.

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Azalea, dwarf evergreen Japanese

Added on 10 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

A free shrub with bulb order from Parkersburg feb 2013. Planted in the front of the border that stretches from t...

Bamboo

Added on 26 Mar, 2011 | 0 photos

Genus: Phyllostachys.
Species: Phyllostachys aurea.

This is the bamboo in the shade garden, and the other two are at the back of the right lawn and one behind the g...

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Bastard Balm

Added on 9 May, 2013 | 1 photo

in the border to the left of the green arches. This plant disappears in winter and will grow again in spring. It...

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Bishopswort

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Epimedium.
Species: Epimedium warleyense.

Evergreen foliage with lovely tiny flowers in spring. This is growing under the big Rowan tree behind the greenh...

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Black Elder

Added on 19 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Sambucus.
Species: Sambucus nigra.

AGM Up to 3m if not pruned. Sun or partial shade, any fertile soil, chalk tolerant. Keep moist in first year. ...

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Black Elder 'Black Lace'

Added on 7 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Sambucus.
Species: Sambucus nigra.

With exotic dark foliage and gorgeous pink flower clusters, this is a truly outstanding delderflower with the ad...

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Black Lilyturf

Added on 12 Sep, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Ophiopogon.
Species: Ophiopogon planiscapus.

RHS AGM. Evergreen almost black foliage. Clump forming perennial 20 X 30cm. sun or part shade. black grass. One...

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Bleeding Heart

Added on 19 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Dicentra.
Species: Dicentra eximia.

Hardy clump forming plant with delicate deep rose-pink flowers from May to September and attractive finely cut l...

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Bleeding Heart (Large White)

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Dicentra.
Species: Dicentra spectabilis.

A few of these here and there. They die back in the winter, but flower for ages in spring and summer. Need no at...

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Bleeding Heart (white)

Added on 12 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

White flowers on a lowish growing shade lover. In the shade garden. Needs no looking after. Dies back in winter...

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Blue Fescue 'Intense Blue'

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Festuca.
Species: Festuca glauca.

Fully hardy bright blue evergreen, mound forming grass. 30cm. Trim out dead leaves in spring.

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Blue Satin Flower

Added on 24 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Sisyrinchium.
Species: Sisyrinchium bellum.

Thin Iris type leaves forming compact clumps tipped with small blue flowers. Moist conditions only. Flowers June...

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Bluebell

Added on 13 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

Species: Hyachinthoides Non-Scripta.

Under the cotoneaster in the border to the left of the greenhouse on the back fence.

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Borage

Added on 9 Mar, 2010 | 4 photos

Borage is an annual herb which self seeds, so once you have it, you have it! it is very pretty and bees love it....

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Broom

Added on 6 May, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Cytisus.
Species: Cytisus praecox 'Allgold'.

Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
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Butterfly Bush 'Harlequin'

Added on 15 Nov, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Buddleja.
Species: Buddleja davidii.

This is the big one on the left fence as you look at the garden. It's been grown as a standard (on a single...

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Butterfly Bush 'Royal Red'

Added on 16 Apr, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Buddleja.
Species: Buddleja davidii.

AGM. Large purple red racemes of scented flowers in mid summer onwards. Flowers attract butterflies in profusio...

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Butterfly Bush 'Santana'

Added on 6 May, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Buddleja.
Species: Buddleja davidii.

Buddleia Santana, Butterfly Bush. A delightful bush with bright variegated foliage. The dark green leaves are su...

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Butterfly Bush (dwarf) 'Buzz'

Added on 4 Sep, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Buddleja.
Species: Buddleja davidii.

Near the arch, beside the gravel. Again, cut it back in March.

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Camellia Japonica 'Nuccio's Pearl'

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

This is the big evergreen shrub right in the back left corner behind he left lawn. It hasn't flowered for a...

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Camellia Williamsii 'Tiptoe'

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

This camellia is planted on the right of the big bamboo behind the greenhouse, near the Rowan tree. It won'...

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Canadian Blood Root

Added on 10 May, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Sanguinaria.
Species: Sanguinaria canadensis.

Incredibly difficult to source and very desirable. Canadian bloodroot. Shining double white flowers nestling i...

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Celandine

Added on 18 Feb, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Ranunculus.
Species: Ranunculus ficaria.

Variety or cultivar: 'Brazen Hussy' _ 'Brazen Hussy' is a hardy herbaceous tuberous perennia...

Celandine, cream double

Added on 30 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Ranunculus.
Species: Ranunculus ficaria..

planted in front of pond.

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Chilean Potato Vine

Added on 1 Sep, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Solanum.
Species: Solanum crispum.

On green arches, cut back or remove if it gets out of hand. A member of the nightshade family...poisonous if eaten.

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Christmas Box

Added on 21 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Sarcococca.
Species: Sarcococca confusa.

In shade garden. Needs no care. Extremely fragrant flowers in winter.

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Christmas Box 2

Added on 6 Aug, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Sarcococca.
Species: Sarcococca ruscifolia.

Sarcococca species are Chinese and Himalayan evergreen shrubs, related to the common box.. Most are fairly small...

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Christmas Rose & Lenten Rose various forms.

Added on 23 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

Species: Helleborus..

There are a few hellebores in the shady parts of the garden. Their leaves are evergreen, but it's best to c...

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Cistus 'Grayswood Pink'

Added on 13 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

Cistus 'Grayswood Pink' prostrate in habit, with grey/green leaves and pale pink segmented flowers wit...

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Cistus corbariensis 'Rencis'

Added on 19 May, 2013 | 2 photos

Cistus Corbariensis
A hardy Cistus, it bears white flowers with yellow centres, borne from rosy pink buds in ...

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Cistus Paunanum - Rock Rose

Added on 31 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

Bright yellow flowers in early to mid-summer. Compact evergreen bush with grey-green foliage. Ideal for borders...

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Clematis Abilene

Added on 5 Apr, 2013 | 2 photos

Right..here begins the list of clematis. I have had something of an obsession with them. I would have removed th...

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Clematis Amethyst Beauty

Added on 25 Sep, 2010 | 1 photo

Partnering Cotinus coggyria 'golden spirit' under the large silver birch.

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Clematis Bijou

Added on 26 Feb, 2010 | 2 photos

low growing, Beside Woden steps at gravel seating area.

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Clematis Blue Angel

Added on 26 Feb, 2010 | 2 photos

Taylors? 2006. Grows on fence near to largest rowan tree. This is an excellent and beautiful plant. Very relia...

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Clematis Blue River

Added on 25 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

Small, purple flowers which turn violet-blue with age but retaining purple at the centre; star-shaped, slightly ...

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Clematis Chantilly (Boulevard collection)

Added on 24 Apr, 2013 | 2 photos

white with a pink tinge, it also has some semi-double flowers may to oct at the front of the shade garden.

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Clematis Chinook

Added on 26 Feb, 2010 | 1 photo

Scrambling through the holly hedge.

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Clematis Comtesse De Bouchaud

Added on 20 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

Planted to grow in to the hollies.

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Clematis Eetika

Added on 26 Feb, 2010 | 1 photo

Very reliable. It grows up the trunk of the big magnolia 'heaven scent' at the back fence. It needs to...

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Clematis Eriostemon Heather Herschell

Added on 18 Sep, 2010 | 3 photos

Growing beside The hydrangea near the wooden steps. Let it scramble or support it with an obelisk.

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Clematis Flammula Triternata Rubromarginata

Added on 15 Jan, 2010 | 2 photos

On the back fence behind the silver birches. Lovely scented starry blooms in late summer.

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Clematis Fleuri

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 2 photos

Grows up in the rose at the front of the central border. lovely dark purple flowers all summer. Needs no support.

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Clematis Fujimusume

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 3 photos

Grows in front of the hollies. Beautiful blue flowers in early summer and sometimes again in autumn.

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Clematis Gazelle

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 2 photos

On the back fence to the left of the big magnolia tree.

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Clematis Honora

Added on 9 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Growing up the fence behind the pond.

Clematis integrifolia 'Alba'

Added on 24 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

growing in the shade garden. Let it scramble, or tie it in to whatever it grows near.

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Clematis Integrifolia Rosea

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 1 photo

in front of the big silver birch.

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Clematis Niobe

Added on 15 Jan, 2010 | 2 photos

Two plants. One on right side of metal arch, the other in the same area but close to the fence. Beautiful dark r...

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Clematis Ooh La La

Added on 11 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Grows up through the dwarf pine near the little gravel path.

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Clematis Pamela

Added on 24 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo



The Clematis Pamela is a nice lower growing scented clematis that has loads of small star shaped f...

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Clematis Parisienne

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 1 photo

Parisienne grows where the two gravel octagons meet.

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Clematis Petit Faucon

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 2 photos

In front of silver birch in corner back right. Scrambles up the trees there.

Clematis Sweet Sensation

Added on 29 Jan, 2013 | 0 photos

Group 3 summer flowering scented white flowers. Growing on the fence in the shade garden.

Clematis Sweet Summer Love

Added on 29 Jan, 2013 | 0 photos

Type 3 summer flowering purple Flammula type, scented. On the fence between the big magnolia and the Cornus Mas ...

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Clematis Texensis Pagoda

Added on 15 Jan, 2010 | 2 photos

on the fence between the silver birch and the bamboo. Back right lawn.

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Clematis Versailles

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 2 photos

Scrambles around the purple climbing rose in the back border between the birches.

Colour Mauve-blue
Pruning ...