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Clematis Viticella Kermesina

Added on 15 Jan, 2010 | 2 photos

In between the two silver birches on the back fence near the corner.

Height 8 - 10ft (2.5 - 3m)
Flowering J...

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Clematis viticella 'Madame Julia Correvon'

Added on 6 May, 2012 | 2 photos

Up to 12 feet high. Wine red flowers during summer. To grow in to holly hedge. Flowers can be cut.

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Clematis Viticella Purpurea Plena Elegans

Added on 27 Feb, 2010 | 2 photos

To grow up the smallest silver birch.

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Common Snowdrop

Added on 20 Feb, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Galanthus.
Species: Galanthus nivalis.

Just snowdrops. Leave them be.

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Corkscrew hazel

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Corylus.
Species: Corylus avellana.

Near the pond. Catkins in the winter. It needs no pruning.

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Cornelian Cherry Tree

Added on 21 Mar, 2010 | 4 photos

Genus: Cornus.
Species: Cornus mas.

my favourite tree. It flowers in March! with bright acid yellow flowers. It has masses of red fruits in the autu...

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Cotoneaster Exburiensis

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 3 photos

There are four of these in the garden. They can be pruned if necessary. The blackbirds love the berries. They ar...

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Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia'

Added on 27 May, 2012 | 2 photos

RHS AGM. Vigorous, shrubby tree with arching branches and semi-evergreen foliage. Heads of small creamy-white fl...

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Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Rothschildianus'

Added on 21 Oct, 2011 | 1 photo

A vigorous shrub with arching branches and deeply veined, mid-green leaves. White flowers are followed by cream...

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Crab Apple 'Pink Glow'

Added on 25 Jan, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus coronaria.

White flowers in spring. Large Pink plum-like fruit, excellent for Jelly. Small hardy tree for most sites and s...

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Creeping Rosemary

Added on 25 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Rosmarinus.
Species: Rosmarinus officinalis.

back right corner. culinary herb. bees love it. Evergreen.

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Crocosmia 'Meteore'

Added on 3 Aug, 2010 | 2 photos

3/8/10 Sun and well dr soil. 60X60cm Protect from severe frost in first years. NEar the metal arch. This can spr...

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Crocosmia 'Okavango'

Added on 6 May, 2010 | 4 photos

This one is on the right of the gravel seating area, where the two octagons are joined, near the silver birch. I...

Crocus

Added on 3 Mar, 2014 | 0 photos

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

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Crocus 'Grand Maitre'

Added on 22 Jan, 2012 | 1 photo

All the crocus just get on with it themselves. Spring bulbs.

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Crocus 'Pickwick'

Added on 28 Feb, 2012 | 2 photos

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Crocus 'Whitewell Purple'

Added on 18 Aug, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Crocus.
Species: Crocus tommasinianus.

Planted these species crocus all around the edge of the greenhouse for the spring.

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Crocus (Golden)

Added on 9 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

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Crocus (purple)

Added on 23 Feb, 2012 | 2 photos

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Crocus (white)

Added on 23 Feb, 2012 | 2 photos

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Crocus biflorus 'Blue Pearl'

Added on 8 Nov, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Crocus.
Species: Crocus biflorus.

Under the big Acer.

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Crocus Sieberi Tricolor

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 2 photos

To naturalise in the turf seat.

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Crocus Speciosus - autumn crocus

Added on 26 Oct, 2010 | 3 photos

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Cyclamen Coum

Added on 21 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

A few of these autumn flowering bulbs dotted around. Just leave them to their own devices.

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Cyclamen Hederifolium

Added on 1 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

A few of these winter flowering bulbs dotted around. They look after themselves.

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Cypress 'Boulevard'

Added on 29 Jul, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis pisifera.

AGM Soft silvery-blue fronts of foliage which is retained in winter. Attractive pyramidal habit. 18" in 5 ...

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Cypress 'Summer Snow'

Added on 24 Jan, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana.

All over cream conifer. Ideal for small gardens as it only grows to 2' in 5 years. If it gets frost damage...

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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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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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Deer Fern

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Blechnum.
Species: Blechnum spicant.

The Deer fern has green, leathery deeply lacinated foliage. This plant grows to a height of 50cm and prefers a ...

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Dianthus deltoides 'Flashing Light' (syn. 'Leuchtfunk')

Added on 10 May, 2012 | 2 photos

Alpine Dianthus. Long flowering. vivid red flowers above dense mass of evergreen, narrow leaved, deep green/purp...

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Dianthus Rebekah

Added on 4 May, 2011 | 1 photo

Hardy perennial, delicately fragranced fully double crimson blooms. 15cmX20cm.tucked in to the corner where the ...

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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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Dog's Tooth Violet 'Pagoda'

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Erythronium.
Species: Erythronium grandiflorum.

Spring bulb, in front of the hollies. Leave it to it's own devices.

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Double Snowdrop

Added on 20 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Galanthus.
Species: Galanthus nivalis.

Double snowdrop. Bulbs under the silver birch (centre, back fence).

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Dryopteris erythrosora 'Prolifera' - Dwarf Rosy Buckler Fern

Added on 6 May, 2012 | 2 photos

Evergreen fern 30 X 30 cm. Tolerates most soils. This one takes ages to grow in spring. It's in the soil u...

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Dwarf Bamboo

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Fargesia.
Species: Fargesia murielae 'Bimbo'.

Beside the pond. Needs no care.

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Dwarf Blue Pine

Added on 30 Mar, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Pinus.
Species: Pinus sylvestris.

Dwarf conifer, 1-1.4m. Full sun. This one has reached it's full height now, but if it starts to get too bi...

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Dwarf Holly Fern

Added on 6 Aug, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Polystichum.
Species: Polystichum tsussimense.

Origin - Japan. This evergreen Oriental fern is a neat and low growing pale green fern with holly-like tips, an...

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Dwarf Michelmas Daisy

Added on 20 May, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Aster.
Species: Aster alpinus.

Spreading clump-forming perennial with mid-green leaves and deep purple flower-heads. Hardy. 25cm X 45cm. Full s...

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Dwarf Michelmas Daisy 'Happy End Pink'

Added on 8 May, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Aster.
Species: Aster alpinus.

Ideal for rock gardens or border edges. Flowers midsummer 10 - 20 cm high. Prefers fertile rich soil in full s...

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Dwarf Pine

Added on 13 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Pinus.
Species: Pinus mugo.

In front of hollies, needs no care. If it gets too big, just cut it back or remove it.

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Elaeagnus 'Limelight'

Added on 1 Nov, 2010 | 1 photo

On the back fence under the trees. It does it's own thing, but can be pruned if need be.

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Elaeagnus Ebbingei

Added on 10 Mar, 2011 | 1 photo

On the fence behind the pond. A really tough evergreen shrub, useful for privacy screening.

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Escallonia 'Donard Seedling'

Added on 6 May, 2011 | 1 photo

Apple-blossom-pink flowers.
Colourful fast growing evergreen with small, glossy, dark green leaves. Masses of s...

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Escallonia 'Iveyi'

Added on 9 Oct, 2010 | 2 photos

Evergreen shrub, upright when young, bushier later. 3m. Planted 9/10/10 on back fence behind sorbus. Fragrant w...

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Escallonia laevis 'Gold Ellen'

Added on 15 Nov, 2010 | 2 photos

Under the big birch, on it's left side, near the fence. Needs no care, but can be tidied up with a bit of a...

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Eucalyptus Gunnii

Added on 21 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

This eucalyptus grows fast, and can become a huge tree and a huge problem therefore, decide how tall you want it...

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Eucalyptus Pauciflora

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

This eucalyptus is much slower to grow than gunnii and has all it's leaves at the top. It might get too tal...

Eucryphia lucida 'Pink Cloud'

Added on 4 Dec, 2011 | 0 photos

A sheltered spot in sun or semi-shade, with moist but well-drained soil, neutral to acid. Needs to be sheltered...

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Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy' (Interbolwi)

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

40X60cm. Side of pond. Needs no care. Evergreen golden shrub.

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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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Evergreen Honeysuckle

Added on 28 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Lonicera.
Species: Lonicera henryi.

This evergreen honeysuckle has large clusters of tubular, scented flowers, purple, red and yellow-red in colour,...

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Evergreen Jasmine

Added on 9 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Jasminum.
Species: Jasminum humile.

Evergreen jasmine on the left centre green arches. Trim it after flowering is finished to keep it close to it&#x...

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False goat's Beard

Added on 24 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe arendsii.

Partial shade, well drained humus rich soil. Woodland or waterside. Flowers mid to late summer. 50-100cm X 60 -...

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False Goat's Beard 'Astary White'

Added on 20 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe arendsii.

There are astilbe sallow rthe garden...in the damp areas. They tolerate waterloggjng very well. They are herbac...

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False Goat's Beard 'Rheinland'

Added on 6 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe x arendsii.

Planted in boggy areas. 60cm height max. This plant is a hybrid. This is denoted by the 'x' in the nam...

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False Spirea

Added on 24 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe chinensis.

Dense fluffy spikes of tiny deep raspberry flowers on erect stems above dark fern-like foliage. Sun or shade in ...

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False spirea 'pumila'

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe chinensis.

AGM. Dwarf hardy perennial displaying fluffy, erect spikes of rose -purple flowers during summer or autumn above...

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Fatshedera Lizei 'Annemieke'

Added on 3 Nov, 2010 | 2 photos

Evergreen climbing shrub growing in the gravel in the back corner behind the hot tub patio. It needs no care exc...

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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...

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Fleabane 'Sea Breeze'

Added on 20 May, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Erigeron.
Species: Erigeron glaucous.

Compact with bright green foliage and loads of yellow centred pink flowers. Full sun to part shade. Flowers Jun...

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Flowering Dogwood

Added on 10 Feb, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Cornus.
Species: Cornus kousa.

Named after the grand daughter of a Japanese nurseryman, Cornus kousa 'Miss Satomi' is an exceptionall...

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Foxglove

Added on 24 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis ambigua Grandiflora.

All the foxgloves in this garden are perennial..they come back year after year, although they may set seed, and ...

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Foxglove 'Milk Chocolate'

Added on 21 May, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis parviflora.

Flowers early - mid-summer. Creamy brown, narrow tubular flowers above evergreen rosettes of neat, dark green le...

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Foxglove - perennial

Added on 8 May, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis lutea.

Tubular, pale yellow flowers on spikes high above evergreen rosettes of smooth, long, dark green leaves. Sun or...

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Fuchsia 'Hawkshead'

Added on 23 Apr, 2012 | 2 photos

Hardy shrubby Fuchsia with white flowers in summer to autumn. In the top right corner border. Needs no care.

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Geranium Orientali-Tibeticum

Added on 19 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Might appear beside the wooden steps, but I think I got it all out this year. It doesn't need any attention...

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Geranium 'Bill Wallis'

Added on 18 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

Comes up every year in the back border behind the right lawn. It can be chopped if it starts invading the lawn.

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Geranium 'Kashmir Purple'

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Dies back in winter. Near the entrance to the gravel path. Can be a bit invasive, but isn't very in this ga...

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Geranium 'Vision Violet'

Added on 24 May, 2010 | 2 photos

This one is in the narrow bed in front of the conservatory. As with all the perennial geraniums, it needs no car...

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Geranium Cinereum 'Alice'

Added on 18 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

- Hummock forming, spreading perennial - Cup shaped, pale-lilac-pink flowers in Summer amid silver-green foliage...

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Geranium cinereum 'Carol'

Added on 20 May, 2012 | 2 photos

Deep rose flowers with a darker eye. Sun or light shade. Attracts butterflies. 20cm flowering May - Sept. also ...

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Geranium Clarkeii 'Kashmir White'

Added on 31 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Under the big magnolia tree.

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Geranium Macrorrhizum 'White-Ness'

Added on 1 May, 2011 | 2 photos

This geranium is in the border to the left of the green arches, almost at the end of it.

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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...

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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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Geranium Phaeum Samobor

Added on 14 Apr, 2010 | 3 photos

behind the big magnolia tree. Needs no care. Clear away dead leaves in winter to prevent slugs overwintering in ...

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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 Sangiuneum 'Max Frei'

Added on 4 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

Near the lawn, under the big magnolia.

Geranium sanguineum Compact

Added on 26 Jun, 2012 | 0 photos

In the border to the left of the green arches.

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Gillenia Trifoliata

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

Near the silver birch where the two octagons meet. Dies back in winter. Might need a bit of support...tie a bit ...

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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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Glory of the Snow - Blue and white

Added on 21 Mar, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Chionodoxa.
Species: Chionodoxa puschkiana.

spring bulbs...need no care. Don't seem to spread too much here.

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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.

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Golden Elder

Added on 19 Mar, 2011 | 4 photos

Genus: Sambucus.
Species: Sambucus racemosa.

Red berried Elder. Bushy shrub with finely cut leaves, bronze when young, turning golden yellow. Small creamy ...

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Golden Groove Bamboo

Added on 21 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Phyllostachys.
Species: Phyllostachys vivax.

There are two of these in the front garden. One is in front of the bay, and the other is right in the corner by ...

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Golden Rain Tree

Added on 8 May, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Laburnum.
Species: Laburnum x wateri 'Vossii'.

Sun or semi-shade. Flowers May to June. Ht. 5m. Deciduous. Planted 8/5/12 to grow up the arches to the greenh...

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Grape Hyacinth

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Muscari.
Species: Muscari armeniacum.

Spring bulb. Looks after itself.

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Great Forget-Me-Not 'Mr Morse'

Added on 17 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Brunnera.
Species: Brunnera macrophylla.

'Mr. Morse' is a clump-forming perennial, with broad, hairy, heart-shaped leaves which are silver with...

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Great Forget-Me-Not (Variegated)

Added on 8 Aug, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Brunnera.
Species: Brunnera macrophylla.

as above. I doubt you'll need to do anything to this one because it's right under the trees at the bac...

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Grecian Foxglove

Added on 14 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis lanata.

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Harebell (Native)

Added on 20 May, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula rotundifolia.

Perennial. 15-30cm x 23-45cm. sun or partial shade in well drained soil. Upright stems bear bell shaped blue fl...

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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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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Harebell/Bellflower (american/carpatian/

Added on 27 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula carpatica.

Lovely plant growing outside the conservatory doors and along the side of the hot tub under the hollies. No need...

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Harebell/Bellflower (Dalmatian)

Added on 20 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula portenschlagiana.

Low spreading alpine, producing deep purple, star-like flowers. 15X40cm. Full sun or part shade in any well-drai...

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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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Hart's Tongue Fern

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Asplenium.
Species: Asplenium scolopendrium.

Evergreen fern. Sun or part shade. 40cm. On the back of the turf seat. Looks after itself. Take it out if it ge...

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Hebe 'Strawberries and Cream'

Added on 11 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

Prefers sun in well-drained soil. 60 x 60cm. Pink and Cream flowers in summer. In the border where the two octag...