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Crocus

Added on 3 Mar, 2014 | 0 photos

Very pale. Thought it was autumn flowering but flowering in March 2014. In pot with Gingko.

Tiarella

Added on 7 Oct, 2013 | 0 photos

There are two of these. one is under the magnolia, the other is at the front of the border to the left of the bi...

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Lilium 'Brunello'

Added on 24 Jul, 2013 | 1 photo

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Rosa 'Kent'

Added on 9 Jul, 2013 | 1 photo

Position: full sun
Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soi
Slightly fragrant, semi-double, white fl...

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Parahebe 'Snow Clouds'

Added on 30 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Parahebe

Variety or cultivar: 'Snow Clouds' _ 'Snow Clouds' is a low-growing, semi...

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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 '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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Geranium pyrenaicum 'summer snow'

Added on 29 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Gift from Simbad. This geranium is very prolific and it partners well with anything it mingles with, producing l...

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Geranium magnificum

Added on 22 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Large hardy geranium with stunning deep rich blue flowers and dark centres. Dead easy and very reliable. Mingle...

Hosta 'Royal Standard'

Added on 18 Jun, 2013 | 0 photos

Plain deep green leaf, medium size. In the shade garden.

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Quaking Grass

Added on 16 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Briza.
Species: Briza media.

Evergreen grass with blue-green foliage and heart shaped flowering spikes in late spring - early summer. Blooms ...

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Waterlily

Added on 14 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Nymphaea.
Species: Nymphaea 'Attraction'.

Nymphaea are rhizomatous, submerged aquatic perennials with floating, rounded leaves and showy, sometimes fragra...

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Phlox subulata 'Kimono'

Added on 12 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox subulata.

Evergreen spreading ground cover plant with pink flowers, edged white all summer.

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Dead Nettle

Added on 9 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Lamium.
Species: Lamium galeobdolen.

Lamium galeobdolen, commonly known as the Yellow Archangel. Perennial, will grow to 1-2ft tall and wide. Archan...

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Potentilla megalantha (syn. P.fragariiformis) - cinquefoil

Added on 9 Jun, 2013 | 2 photos

RHS AGM large, bright yellow flowers above tufts of soft, silvery foliage. Flowering late spring to mid summer. ...

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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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Veronica spicata 'Ulster Dwarf Blue'

Added on 26 May, 2013 | 1 photo

In the central border, left side. Needs no care.

Phlox subulata 'Drummonds Pink'

Added on 26 May, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox subulata.

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Phlox subulata 'Emerald 'Cushion'

Added on 26 May, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox subulata.

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Japanese Honeysuckle

Added on 26 May, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Lonicera.
Species: Lonicera japonica.

This evergreen climbing shrub has purple-flushed leaves and shoots. Very fragrant flowers, also flushed purple, ...

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Rock Rose 'Ben Fhada'

Added on 24 May, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Helianthemum.
Species: Helianthemum.

Front gravel garden. Trim back after flowering if you like.

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Heuchera 'Palace Purple'

Added on 19 May, 2013 | 1 photo

Beside the big blue grass near the wooden steps.

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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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Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Hoppy'

Added on 15 May, 2013 | 2 photos

Light lilac flowers in May. Evergreen foliage, deep green. 1mx1m. ericaceous compost or acid soil. In the shady ...

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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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Glory of the Snow - Pink Giant

Added on 1 May, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Chionodoxa.
Species: Chionodoxa lucillae 'Pink Giant'.

Spring bulbs..need no care.

Ranunculus ficaria, lesser celandine. Double yellow

Added on 30 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Ranunculus.
Species: Ranunculus ficaria.

Kindly sent by Brian, April 2013. Planted at right rear of pond.

Celandine, cream double

Added on 30 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Ranunculus.
Species: Ranunculus ficaria..

planted in front of pond.

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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...

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 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.

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...

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Primula 'Petticoats'

Added on 21 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Border primula. Double white flowers on long stems, a bit droopy with weight of the flowers, but very pretty. be...

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Harebell/Bellflower 'White clips'

Added on 21 Apr, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula carpatica.

none of the campanulas need much care, just let them do their thing. They die back during the winter. These whit...

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Mountain Knapweed

Added on 21 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Centaurea.
Species: Centaurea montana.

Deep blue, reddish centred, star-shaped flowers above mounds of narrow, greyish foliage. Cottage garden favourit...

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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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Euonymus fortunei 'Siverstone'

Added on 19 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Tiny white foliage, heavily variegated white. 30cm in 3 years. Sun or part shade. In border right side of green ...

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Periwinkle

Added on 19 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Vinca.
Species: Vinca minor.

6" x 5' in 10 years. Silver wells 2013 for shade garden. Keep it under control by cutting it back to a...

Phlox early spring purple

Added on 14 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox subulata.

Semi-evergreen, purple flowers. 15x50cm. Full sun in well-drained soil.

Viola 'Etain'

Added on 13 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

Perennial, scented yellow viola, blue edged. Left of metal arch.

Phlox 'White Delight'

Added on 13 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

The phlox in this garden are all creeping ground cover plants at the front of the borders. They need no care wha...

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Primula denticulata White

Added on 12 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Five added to shade garden. 12/4/13 needs no care except for lifting and dividing when overcrowded.

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Glory of the Snow

Added on 11 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Chionodoxa.
Species: Chionodoxa forbesii.

Spring bulbs...leave them be.

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Michelmas Daisy

Added on 5 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Aster.
Species: Aster frikartii 'Monch'.

To replace one I lost when I moved it. Planted beside the deciduous scented azalea, under the cotoneaster beside...

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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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Sweet Violet (white)

Added on 3 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Viola.
Species: Viola odorata.

Perennial evergreen violet with scent. Fully hardy. In shade garden, near shed.

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Shasta Daisy 'Goldrush'

Added on 3 Apr, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Leucanthemum.
Species: Leucanthemum.

Frilly double flowers every summer from June to September. Daisy-like flowers have creamy petals and bright yel...

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Hyacinth 'White Pearl'

Added on 3 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Three in the new shade garden. April 2013 hyacinths are spring bulbs and take care of themselves. You can help b...

Lychnis coronaria 'Alba'

Added on 31 Mar, 2013 | 0 photos

RHS AGM. Good for cutting. Tolerant of poor, dry soils, needs sun.60-90cmx30cm. Pure white flowers above wooly s...

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Added on 30 Mar, 2013 | 0 photos

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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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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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Lords and Ladies

Added on 27 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Arum.
Species: Arum italicum.

Growing around the tree in the shade garden in front of the shed. Needs no looking after.
Common name is Lords ...

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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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Harebell/Bellflower (Peach-Leaved)

Added on 12 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula persicifolia.

White flowers on this campanula. Growing in the shade garden in front of the shed. Will appear in spring.

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Dog's Tooth Violet

Added on 12 Mar, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Erythronium.
Species: Erythronium Howellii.

AGM white flowered form of dog's tooth violet for shade garden.Long Acre March 2013. beside the path in the...

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Sweet Woodruff

Added on 12 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Galium.
Species: Galium odoratum.

Not invasive var. of woodland native with scented white flowers. Dies back in winter. Just to the side of the tu...

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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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Musk Mallow

Added on 3 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

Species: Malvasia moschata f. Alba.

Pure white flowers above bushy clumps of mid-green finely cut foliage during summer. Sun and well-drained soil. ...

Persian Ivy

Added on 3 Mar, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Hedera.
Species: Hedera colchica.

AGM. Large leaved ivy. Mid green with bold yellowish cream variegation. 3.5 x 3.5m in 10 years. Hardy, sun or sh...

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Helleborus argutifolius - corsican hellebore

Added on 27 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

This hellebore is in the shade garden, beside the fence, in front of the big bamboo. It doesn't need it...

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Philadelphus 'Snowbelle'

Added on 25 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

Philadelphus 'Snowbelle' is a compact deciduous shrub that drips with fragrant flowers from early to m...

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Prunus laurocerasus

Added on 23 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

Planted in the shade garden for screening against the fence. bog standard evergreen that can be pruned as and wh...

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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...

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Fireworks'

Added on 14 Feb, 2013 | 0 photos

This exceptional new pure white hydrangea has double star-shaped florets - like exploding fireworks with thin bo...

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Lilium 'Casa Blanca'

Added on 13 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

RHS AGM. 6 bulbs bought from Dobbies Feb 2013 for new shade Garden. Pure white scented Oriental lilies. Just cut...

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Daffodils

Added on 13 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

Species: Narcissus..

There are a dozen or so different varieties, all over the garden. They are spring bulbs and very easy to look af...

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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...

Lilium martagon 'Album'

Added on 9 Feb, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium martagon.

Three bulbs added to shade garden. White flowered turkscap lily. Feb 2013.

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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'

Added on 7 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

Slow-growing evergreen flowering shrub with holly-like foliage and bright variegation. Flowers are fairly insign...

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 ...

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.

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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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Primula 'Guinevere'

Added on 28 Jan, 2013 | 2 photos

'Guinevere' is a semi-evergreen perennial to 12cm, with a rosette of obovate, purplish-bronze leaves a...

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Helleborus X hybridus 'Winter Moonbeam'

Added on 28 Jan, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus x hybridus.

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Sedge 'Everest White'

Added on 28 Jan, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Carex.
Species: Carex oshimensis.

White variegated mound forming evergreen grass for light shade.

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Skimmia japonica 'Magic Marlot'

Added on 28 Jan, 2013 | 1 photo

A colourful evergreen that forms neat mounds of variegated, green and cream foliige. In autumn rounded clusters ...

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Spurge 'Silver Swan'

Added on 28 Jan, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Euphorbia.
Species: Euphorbia characias.

Garden care: Each stem is biennial, so will produce leaves in its first year and flower in its second. Once the ...

Juniper 'Blue Carpet'

Added on 16 Jan, 2013 | 0 photos

Genus: Juniperus.
Species: Juniperus squamata.

AGM wide spreading creeping branches covered in intense silver blue foliage throughout the year. Good ground cov...

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Virginia Cowslip

Added on 14 Jan, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Mertensia.
Species: Mertensia virginicum.

This was in the border behind the greenhouse, but it didn't appear this year. If it does reappear it doesn&...

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Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'

Added on 18 Dec, 2012 | 2 photos

Growth: 90cm High

Red leaves with dark red centres and white highlights. Small white flowers from July.

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Kaffir Lily

Added on 18 Dec, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Schizostylis.
Species: Schizostylis coccinea.

Growth: 60cm High x 30cm Spread

Bulbous perennial with spikes of red flowers in autumn, held atop sword like...

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Geranium phaeum album

Added on 15 Dec, 2012 | 1 photo

Three planted under the red-berried Elder in the Shade Garden. Dec. 2012. no need to do anything to it. It dies ...

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Hosta Sieboldii 'Big Daddy'

Added on 15 Dec, 2012 | 3 photos

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta sieboldii.

Blue leaved Hosta. In shade Garden Dec. 2012

White Lilyturf

Added on 15 Dec, 2012 | 0 photos

Genus: Liriope.
Species: Liriope muscari.

Three planted under the Hawthorne Tree. Dec 2012

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Shaggy Shield Fern

Added on 11 Dec, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Dryopteris.
Species: Dryopteris cycadina.

RHS AGM protect in extreme cold spells by mulching. along side the path in the shade garden.

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Crocus biflorus 'Blue Pearl'

Added on 8 Nov, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Crocus.
Species: Crocus biflorus.

Under the big Acer.

Phlox (pale lilac) un-named var.

Added on 8 Nov, 2012 | 0 photos

10 X 40 cm. Full sun/part shade in well drained soil. Under big Acer.

Harebell/Bellflower

Added on 8 Nov, 2012 | 0 photos

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula 'Major'.

Low spreading alpine Campanula producing masses of intense blue, star-like flowers. Serrated bright green folia...

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Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red'

Added on 5 Nov, 2012 | 1 photo

Beside pond. Easy.

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Rosa 'Munstead Wood'

Added on 5 Nov, 2012 | 2 photos

On back fence. It never does much, but the few flowers it produces are beautiful.

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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...

Helleborus Foetidus

Added on 6 Oct, 2012 | 0 photos

Green flowers over divided evergreen foliage. Flowers Dec- April in semi-shade. Ht 50-75cm. Prune in May afte...

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Tulip whitallii

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo

All the tulips in this garden can be left in the ground all year round unlike most of the big showy ones most pe...

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Sedge 'Copper Curls'

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Carex.
Species: Carex comans.

Near the metal arch. These grasses need no attention. If they get too big, dig them out, split them up and repla...

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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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Crocus Sieberi Tricolor

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 2 photos

To naturalise in the turf seat.

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Tulip 'Little Beauty'

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo

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Holly 'Golden King'

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Ilex.
Species: Ilex x altaclerensis.

RHS AGM. Gold golden variegated shrub. Evergreen. 4mX 2.5m in 10 years. Full sun to light shade. Hardy. Ideal f...

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Fleabane 'Azure Fairy'

Added on 12 Sep, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Erigeron.
Species: Erigeron aureus.

Semi double daisy like flowers of lavender-blue with yellow centres during early and midsummer 60X45cm. Cut back...