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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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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...

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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Heuchera 'Berry Smoothie'

Added on 18 Oct, 2011 | 1 photo

There are a few Heucheras around here and there. They tolerate shade, are evergreen, no trouble, flower for a lo...

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Heuchera 'Blackberry Jam'

Added on 28 Aug, 2011 | 3 photos

Growing at the back of the right lawn. There are two of these.

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Heuchera 'Crimson Curls'

Added on 29 Sep, 2010 | 1 photo

Back fence, to the right of the greenhouse.

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Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade'

Added on 14 May, 2011 | 2 photos

In front of the big bamboo in the shade garden.

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Heuchera 'Marmalade'

Added on 7 Oct, 2011 | 2 photos

At the back of the gravel seating area, under the trees. And beside the little gravel path.

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Heuchera 'Mystique'

Added on 20 May, 2012 | 2 photos

One beside the pond, one near the wooden steps and one in the big central border on the left side about half way...

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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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Heuchera 'Paris'

Added on 7 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

Near the shed.

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Heucherella 'Dayglow Pink'

Added on 28 Aug, 2011 | 2 photos

In the central border under the wedding cake tree.

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Himalayan Blue Mountain Poppy

Added on 24 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Meconopsis.
Species: Meconopsis.

You will get one or two of these appearing in May or June. They are very beautiful. They need no care whatsoever...

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Himalayan Honeysuckle

Added on 3 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Leycesteria.
Species: Leycesteria formosa.

AGM. Deciduous shrub producing drooping clusters of purple red bracts surrounding tubular white flowers during s...

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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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Holly (variegated)

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Ilex.
Species: Ilex aquifolium.

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Honeysuckle 'Gold Flame'

Added on 4 May, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Lonicera.
Species: Lonicera x heckrottii.

Shrubby, deciduous climber bearing clusters of fragrant yellow flowers with a purple flash in summer. Will quick...

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Honeysuckle 'Sweet Sue'

Added on 6 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Lonicera.
Species: Lonicera Pericyclemenum.

On the green arches.

Honeysuckle 'Winter Beauty'

Added on 21 May, 2012 | 0 photos

Genus: Lonicera.
Species: Lonicera x purpusii.

RHS AGM. Hardy, deciduous shrub. Sweetly scented white flowers with prominent yellow anthers in winter-spring. 2...

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Hosta 'Halcyon'

Added on 21 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

In the border to the left of the green arches, near the conservatory. One in front of the hollies.

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Hosta 'June'

Added on 11 Mar, 2011 | 3 photos

This is a real showstopper. Its heart-shaped, leaves are splashed with lime green and initially have a blue-grey...

Hosta 'Royal Standard'

Added on 18 Jun, 2013 | 0 photos

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

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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

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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...

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Hyacinth (purple)

Added on 12 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

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Hyacinth - 'Gypsy Queen'

Added on 28 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

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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Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu'

Added on 11 Jun, 2012 | 2 photos

AGM. Large cone-shaped bunches of delicate white flowers from late Summer appearing well into autumn. an uprig...

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Hydrangea petiolaris - climbing hydrangea

Added on 9 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos

Great deciduous climber with large flat heads of white flowers. Will grow anywhere, even on a N.facing wall. Ta...

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Iris Chrysographes

Added on 7 Apr, 2010 | 4 photos

In the boggy area to the left of the metal arches. All you do to this is remove the spent flower stems down to t...

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Iris Sibirica 'Sparkling Rose'

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Beside the pond. Needs no maintenance, but if it gets too big you dig it out, split it with a spade and replant ...

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Itea 'Henry's Garnet'

Added on 7 Jul, 2010 | 1 photo

Red leaves in the winter. It can keep them in mild ones. It's growing in the border to the left of the gree...

Ivy

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 0 photos

Genus: Hedera.
Species: Hedera helix.

Ivy is dotted around here and there. Cut it back to keep it from taking over. Can be cut back ant time, but spri...

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Japanesa aralia

Added on 3 Nov, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Fatsia.
Species: Fatsia japonica.

In the ground beside the bamboo on the back fence and on the fence behind the turf seat. It needs very little at...

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Japanese Cedar 'Globosa Nana'

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Cryptomeria.
Species: Cryptomeria japonica.

Beside the pond. A small conifer which has hints of orange during the cold months. Needs no care.

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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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Japanese Quince 'Geisha Girl'

Added on 9 Mar, 2010 | 3 photos

Genus: Chaenomeles.
Species: Chaenomeles japonica.

This is in the gravel garden behind the hot tub. In spring it is absolutely lovely. It doesn't need any car...

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Japanese Quince 'Lemon and Lime'

Added on 13 Jun, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Chaenomeles.
Species: Chaenomeles japonica.

A spreading thorny shrub with mid-green glossy leaves. Clusters of large, cup-shaped, yellow and green flowers i...

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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Juniper 'Carbury Gold'

Added on 20 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Juniperus.
Species: Juniperus X Media.

In front garden gravel.

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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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Kerria Japonica

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Beside front garden gate. Prune after flowering in spring to keep it in it's space. Remove old stems down t...

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Kirengeshoma Palmata

Added on 16 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

beside the pond. Looks after itself.

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Lavatera 'Bredon Springs'

Added on 20 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Lavatera.
Species: Lavatera x clementii.

AGM. 1.2m x 1.2m flowers June - October.

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Lavatera Rosea - Tree Mallow

Added on 10 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Lavatera.
Species: Lavatera x clementii.

Masses of large clusters of pale pink, saucer like blooms opening continuously throughout the summer and well in...

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Lavatera x clementii 'Barnsley' - Tree Mallow

Added on 6 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Lavatera.
Species: Lavatera x clementii.

Fast-growing shrub which has flowers almost every day, from late spring to Autumn. Large sauverk-shaped flowers...

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Lavender

Added on 31 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Lavandula.
Species: Lavandula angustifolia.

English lavender with pink flowers.back right corner. Give it a haircut immediately after flowering to prevent i...

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Lesser Periwinkle

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Vinca.
Species: Vinca minor.

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Leucothoe 'Royal Ruby'

Added on 3 Nov, 2010 | 3 photos

Left side of green arches. Needs no care. Trim it if it gets too sprawly, in the spring. There's another on...

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Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red'

Added on 5 Nov, 2012 | 1 photo

Beside pond. Easy.

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Leucothoe Walteri 'Rainbow'

Added on 13 Oct, 2010 | 1 photo

In the corner beside the hot tub. Easy.

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Lilac

Added on 20 May, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Syringa.
Species: Syringa Palibin (dwarf).

Back right corner. Needs no care.

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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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Lilium 'Brunello'

Added on 24 Jul, 2013 | 1 photo

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Lilium 'Linda'

Added on 17 Jul, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium.

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Lilium 'Matrix'

Added on 8 Jun, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium.

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Lilium 'Muscadet'

Added on 14 Aug, 2012 | 3 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium.

Scented lily in a pot in my front garden. Lots of flowers and powerful scent.

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Lilium (Oriental)

Added on 28 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

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Lilium Martagon

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium martagon.

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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lily of the valley

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Convallaria.
Species: Convallaria majalis.

Planted in the shade garden under the tree. It may never grow. If it does, you can just leave it alone, unless i...

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Lonicera 'Lemon Beauty'

Added on 13 Oct, 2010 | 1 photo

Evergreen shrub, needs no care. Trim it in summer but only if you want to.

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Lonicera Nitida 'Baggsen's Gold'

Added on 13 Oct, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Lonicera.
Species: Lonicera nitida.

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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 ...

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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Magnolia 'Heaven Scent'

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

The large tree with big leaves on the back fence, right of the greenhouse. It flowers April to June but the flow...

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Magnolia Loebneri Leonard Messel

Added on 29 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

In the border between the wooden steps and the metal arch. Slow growing magnolia. Needs no pruning.

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Magnolia Susan

Added on 7 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

On the fence, behind the pond. Needs no care or pruning.

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Maidenhair Fern

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Asplenium.
Species: Asplenium trichomanes.

RHS AGM. This hady, evergreen, delicate minature fern, commonly known as maidenhair spleenwort, is ideal for the...

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Masterwort

Added on 7 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

The basic species of Astrantia

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Masterwort 'Buckland'

Added on 18 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

The astrantias are mostly to be found in the back border. I've taken quite a lot away. They can get very bi...

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Masterwort 'Claret'

Added on 29 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

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Masterwort 'Roma'

Added on 15 Jan, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

Astrantia is invaluable as the flowers last so long and if you cut them down in June/july as they go papery and ...

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Masterwort 'Shaggy'

Added on 5 Jul, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

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Masterwort 'Sunningdale Variegated'

Added on 30 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

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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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Midland Hawthorn

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 4 photos

Genus: Crataegus.
Species: Crataegus laevigata.

In the shade garden in front of the shed. Needs no attention.

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Mock/Mexican Orange

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Choisya.
Species: Choisya ternata.

There are two of these on the left fence. One near the hot tub which is big and flowers well. The other near the...

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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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Mountain Pepper

Added on 2 Aug, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Drimys.
Species: Drimys aromatica.

2/8/10 Lge. evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves poducing copper tinted new growth and creamy white fl...

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Mountain Sandwort

Added on 30 Jun, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Arenaria.
Species: Arenaria montana.

Arenaria can be annuals or usually mat-forming, evergreen or herbaceous perennials with small leaves and 5-pet...

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Mullein

Added on 4 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Verbascum.
Species: Verbascum bombyciferum.

Disappears in the winter. It needs no care.

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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. ...

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Myosotis - Forget-me-not

Added on 23 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Beside the pond. Looks after itself. Disappears during winter.

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Added on 30 Mar, 2013 | 0 photos

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New Zealand Mint Bush

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Prostanthera.
Species: Prostanthera Cuneata.

Front garden aromatic leaves. Needs no care.

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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...

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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Variegatus'

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

On fence beside shed door. Needs no pruning unless it outgrows it's space.

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Paeonia Lemoinei (?'High Noon')

Added on 9 May, 2011 | 2 photos

Right side of metal arch. Needs no care at all, just let it grow and flower.

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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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Pasqueflower

Added on 9 Mar, 2010 | 5 photos

Genus: Pulsatilla.
Species: Pulsatilla vulgaris.

These are mostly around the edges of the gravel seating area. They are lovely and need nothing doing to them at ...

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Penstemon

Added on 18 Oct, 2011 | 1 photo

There are a few of these in the sunny borders. They are the easiest of plants to grow, and they flower all summe...

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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...

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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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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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...

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...

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.

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Phlox Calvides White

Added on 8 Jun, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox Calvides white.

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Phlox douglasii 'Ice Mountain'

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox douglasii.