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Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' (Japanese Maple)

Added on 8 Apr, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

Small plant from Morrisons. Round-headed deciduous tree with yellow-green lobed leaves. Planted in a pot.

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Agave

Added on 4 Nov, 2015 | 1 photo

Bought 2 for £10 at Hillside Nurseries, Bury 24/4/14 for blue pots by front door.

Alchemilla Mollis (Lady's Mantle)

Added on 6 May, 2010 | 0 photos

Genus: Alchemilla.
Species: Alchemilla mollis.

Have to dig out 'baby' plants occasionally.

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Allium ' Purple Sensation '

Added on 25 Sep, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium hollandicum.

3 bulbs planted Sept. 2010 in blue & yellow border. 100cm tall.

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Allium Roseum (Rosy Garlic)

Added on 25 Sep, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium roseum.

20 bulbs planted Sept. 2010 in central long border.
Soft pink flowers with up to 30 flowers per stem. 18"...

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Allium Sphaerocephalon (Roundheaded Leek)

Added on 25 Sep, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium sphaerocephalon.

25 planted Sept.2010. Purple & green egg-shaped flowers 24"/60cm tall.

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Apple Mint

Added on 9 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Mentha.
Species: Mentha suaveolens.

Old Barn Nursery March 2010

A good culinary mint with large round, hairy leaves and a scent of mint and app...

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Aquilegia 'Ballerina'

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Gifted to me by CottageKaren.

Aquilegia 'Dark Purple '

Added on 23 May, 2010 | 0 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Planted Spring 2010 in border to left of 'Golden Showers' rose.
This was wrongly labelled by GC as Wi...

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Aquilegia 'Dragonfly'

Added on 17 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Planted March 2010 in Blue/Yellow border.

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Aquilegia Skinneri Tequila Sunrise

Added on 30 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia skinneri.

To the left of the pond. Copper red flowers, yellow central skirt. Ht. 40cm.

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Aquilegia 'Black Barlow'

Added on 23 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia 'Black Barlow'.

Planted in Spring 2010 to right side of left Cordyline.

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Aquilegia 'Lime Sorbet'

Added on 30 May, 2018 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Grown from seeds gifted by a GoYer in July 2016. First blooms end of May 2018.

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Aquilegia 'Nora Barlow'

Added on 23 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia vulgaris.

Planted Spring 2010 to front left of Lilac shrub.
A taller variety than most in my garden.

Aquilegia 'Spring Magic Rose & Ivory'

Added on 12 May, 2010 | 0 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia 'Spring Magic Rose & Ivory'.

Compact variety of Columbine with pretty flowers of rose-pink and cream on silvery grey foliage.
Planted in blu...

Aquilegia Barlow Black

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

3 from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15
Ht. 90cm(36")

Aquilegia Barlow Blue

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

3 x Bare root plant from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15
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Aquilegia Barlow Pink

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

3 from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15
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Aquilegia Barlow White

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

3 x Bare root plant from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15.
Ht.90cm(36")

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Aquilegia cream/yellow

Added on 17 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Another that's been in the garden for years, unknown variety. In shady shrub area.

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Aquilegia Lilac and White

Added on 30 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Aquilegia Nora Barlow

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

Ht.90cm(36") 3 x from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15

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Aquilegia Swan Lavender

Added on 23 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Short stemmed variety, bought at Malvern Spring Show 2015.

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Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi (Rock cress) Old Gold

Added on 14 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Arabis.
Species: Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi.

Old fashioned variegated ground over. Sprays of small, white flowers above spreading mats of golden variegated f...

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Astilbes

Added on 9 Apr, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe.

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Astrantia major (Masterwort)

Added on 1 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

Lilac pincushion flowers with ground covering foliage. Flowers June-Aug. Ht. 24". Bought February 2011

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Brachyglottis 'Sunshine' (Shrubby Ragwort)

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Brachyglottis.
Species: Brachyglottis compacta.

Wyevale GC January 2011. Oval, medium sized, silver-grey foliage, retained year round. Yellow daisy-shaped f...

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Brodiaea ' Queen Fabiola ' blue

Added on 1 Oct, 2010 | 1 photo

Part of GW mag Summer bulbs offer. Planted March 2010. Pretty blue flowers on slender green stems.

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Calluna vulgaris 'Golden Turret' (Heather - evergreen shrub)

Added on 17 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Planted in front gravel garden Oct. 2010. Yellow-green foliage with spikes of white flowers.

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Calluna vulgaris (Heather) 'Orange Queen'

Added on 5 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Planted in front gravel garden Oct. 2010 - Lavender flowers late Summer into Autumn. Striking orange foliage ...

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Camellia

Added on 27 Mar, 2018 | 1 photo

This lovely pink variety came from Aunty Joans garden in March 2017. She had always kept it in a large pot.

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Campanula persicifolia Blue

Added on 7 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Old Barn Nursery March 2010,
Planted in yellow/blue border, to the left side.
First blooms 5th June 2010

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Ceanothus 'Paget Blue'

Added on 25 May, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Ceanothus.
Species: Ceanothus.

Small rounded evergreen leaves bearing intense deep blue flowers. Flowers in Spring. 9ft x 9ft. Planted where p...

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Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana 'Ellwoods Gold'

Added on 9 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana.

Wyevale G.C. August 2004
Dwarf Conifer, very slow growing. In brick-edged raised bed, far right.

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Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange Blossom) Evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Choisya.
Species: Choisya ternata.

Fragrant white flowers above glossy aromatic foliage. Ht.8ft. Spread 8ft. Prune after flowering if required. B...

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Clematis ' Niobe '

Added on 24 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

One of the 6 planted August 2002.
Flowering time July - August.

Early large flowered cultivar. Prune as Gro...

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Clematis 'Etoile Violette'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Violet-purple flowers from late Summer. Ht. 10ft. Prune as for Group 3 Clems. Old Barn Nursery. Planted March ...

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Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 4 photos

Creamy-yellow, large, open flowers from late Spring to early Summer, repeating in late Summer. Ht.8ft Year 1: ...

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Clematis 'Polish Spirit'

Added on 16 Jan, 2016 | 1 photo

Velvety rich purple-blue flowers from mid Summer to early Autumn. Outstanding free flowering climber. Ht. 10-13f...

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Clematis 'Sylvia Denny'

Added on 16 Jan, 2016 | 4 photos

Deciduous climber bearing pure white semi-double and single blooms in Summer. Ht. 6ft. Prune code 2. Planted ...

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Clematis montana 'Fragrant Spring'

Added on 13 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

Bought in Exmouth in 2015. Highly perfumed Deep pink flowers from May to June. No pruning - Group 1.

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Clematis tangutica

Added on 16 Sep, 2013 | 3 photos

Nodding, monk's-cap flowers, lemon-yellow, with central silver stamens, produced mid Summer to late Autumn,...

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Colchicum

Added on 21 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

First bloomed 21/09/13

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Coprosma 'Pacific Sunset'

Added on 18 Oct, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Coprosma.
Species: Coprosma repens.

Bought 2 plants for the blue pots by front door. Old Barn Nursery October 2012. Evergreen shrub with striking ...

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Cotinus coggygria 'Young Lady'

Added on 23 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Cotinus.
Species: Cotinus coggygria.

From Sarah's garden ... has taken a while to get established.

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Cotoneaster horizontalis

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Cotoneaster.
Species: Cotoneaster horizontalis.

From Wyevale GC on 2nd January 2011. Planted against East fence. A low-growing shrub of spreading habit. Herring...

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Crassula ovata (Money tree)

Added on 16 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Crassula.
Species: Crassula ovata.

Gifted from Hywel in May 2017. A bushy succulent evergreen with rounded fleshy dark green leaves often edged wit...

Crocosmia 'Norwich Canary'

Added on 15 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

Genus: Crocosmia.
Species: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora.

2 of these from SGC on 15/11/2018. A deciduous cormous perennial with erect, sword-shped leaves and branched s...

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Cyclamen hederifolium

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

Seeds sent by Bjs September 2010 ... flowering early September 2012 beneath a Cordyline.

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Cytisus Albus

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Cytisus.
Species: Cytisus multiflorus.

Planted between the Ligustrum and Photinia. White flowers/arching branches/grey-green foliage. Ht.5ft. Spread ...

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Cytisus battandieri

Added on 2 Oct, 2016 | 4 photos

Genus: Cytisus.
Species: Cytisus battandieri.

Bought from Big Plants at Ashington 2nd October 2016. To be planted in back shrub area to screen trellis topped...

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Dahlia 'Happy Days Cherry Red'

Added on 27 Jul, 2018 | 1 photo

Second £5 voucher from Wyevale enabled this plant to cost £2.

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Dahlia 'Happy Days Lemon'

Added on 27 Jul, 2018 | 1 photo

A £2 plant from Wyevale with a £5 voucher. Hope to take cuttings eventually.

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Dianthus

Added on 29 Sep, 2014 | 1 photo

Vivid neon pink ... highly scented.

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Dianthus 'Coconut Sundae'

Added on 24 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

This has a very strong Clove scent. Bought it in Polperro.

Dianthus ' Candy Floss '

Added on 21 Sep, 2010 | 0 photos

Wyevale GC September 2010.
Planted to front right of right Cordyline. Ruffled sugar pink flowers with a wonde...

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Dianthus ' Devon Cream '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Ferring Country Centre September 2009
First blooms May 2010
Further right than 'Devon Dove'. Crea...

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Dianthus ' Devon Dove '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Ferring Country Centre Sept 2009. Planted to right of arbour. Pure white flowers. First blooms June 2010.

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Dianthus 'Diane'

Added on 15 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

One of a selection from Hayloft Plants. Ht. 30c(12") Carmine orange/rose blooms. Planted near Summerhouse.

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Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'

Added on 2 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Wonderful 'clove' scent. First bloom June 2010.
To the right of arch.

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Dianthus 'Haytor Rock'

Added on 5 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

One of a selection from Hayloft Plants. Fringed white petals striped and flecked with crimson.

Dianthus 'Mrs.Sinkins'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

White flowers. Planted June 2002.

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Dianthus 'Passion'

Added on 15 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

One from a selection from Hayloft Plants. Ht.25cm(10"). Rich red blooms over a very long season. Ht. 10&q...

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Dianthus 'Sugar Plum'

Added on 25 Jun, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

From Hayloft Plants May 2015. Ht: 30cm (12in)

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Dianthus (Garden Pink) ' Doris '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

Ferring Country Centre Sept 2009. First blooms June 2010. Clove scented, fully double, pale pink flowers.

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Dianthus Cranmere Pool

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Hayloft Plants collection 2015. Ht. 30cm. Pale pink with magenta centre. Clove scented.

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Dianthus Devon Magic

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Pink Ht.12in. (30cm) From a collection of 12 plants from Hayloft Plants May 2015. First bloomed September 2015.

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Dianthus Valda Wyatt

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

From Hayloft Plants, first bloom Sept. 2015. Soft pink flowers with a mild clove scent.

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Diervilla 'Cool Splash'

Added on 13 Nov, 2010 | 1 photo

Species: Diervilla sessilifolia.

Rogers Farm Nursery. September 2011 to front of left Cordyline. Fast growing shrub. Drought tolerant. Ht. 90-1...

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Digitalis grandiflora Dwarf Carillion

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis grandiflora.

From SGC October 2018. Long-flowering Foxglove has upright stalks of creamy-yellow tubular flowers with speckled...

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Digitalis purpurea Sugar Plum

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis purpurea.

Tall spires of lilac flowers with a deep purple throat above dark green leaves. Flowers June to August in semi-s...

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Drimys lanceolata 'Red Spice'

Added on 21 Feb, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Drimys.
Species: Drimys lanceolata.

From Haskins GC 19/2/15. Evergreen with elegant, aromatic foliage and star-shaped yellow flowers. Ht. 150cm. Fro...

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Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'

Added on 8 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

From Fernatix stand at Wisley Plant Fair September 2016. 2.5ft max. British Native. Deciduous. Very open creste...

Echinacea purpurea

Added on 20 Nov, 2011 | 0 photos

Genus: Echinacea.
Species: Echinacea purpurea.

3 from GW mag. offer ... potted up 20/11/11

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Echinops 'Globe Thistle'

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

Grown from seed sent by Bloomer ... October 2010

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Eleagnus ebbingei

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Species: Eleagnus ebbingei.

Old Barn Nursery March 2010. Re-sited next to Lilac shrub in Autumn 2013.

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Eragrostis spectabilis

Added on 9 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Eragrostis.
Species: Eragrostis spectabilis.

Hardy perennial grass bearing purple-red flower racemes from Aug-Oct. Ht. up to 24". Best in full sun. P...

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Erica carnea 'Loughrigg'

Added on 21 Jan, 2012 | 4 photos

Genus: Erica.
Species: Erica carnea.

Planted in front gravel garden October 2010 - Rose pink flowers late Winter/early Spring.

Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'

Added on 10 Jun, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Eryngium.
Species: Eryngium planum.

Bought from 'Saxons' NGS I. of Wight 1/6/14

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Eryngium planum (Sea Holly)

Added on 23 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Eryngium.
Species: Eryngium planum.

Grown from seed sent by Paul (GoY member).

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Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

Added on 31 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Erysimum.
Species: Erysimum bicolor.

Wonderful purple flowered shrub with grey-green foliage, flowered for 10 months of 2013. Cuttings strike easil...

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Escallonia rubra macrantha - evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Escallonia.
Species: Escallonia rubra.

Rose red flowers, dark green foliage. Flowers in Summer. Ht.9ft. Spread 9ft. Brighton Wyevale Feb 2011. Moved...

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Euonymous japonicus 'Aureus'

Added on 30 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous japonicus.

Evergreen shrub with dark green leathery leaves with bright yellow centres. 1.5 x 1 m. One of a '3 for a ...

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Euonymous fortunei 'Harlequin'

Added on 22 May, 2017 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei.

Glossy green and cream foliage all year round.

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Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold'

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei.

Planted Spring 2004 in raised bed near rotary.
Brick wall built around this bed April 2010.
Beautiful golden t...

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Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'.

Ferring Country Centre plant sale May 2004.
Slow grower, good ground cover to right of arbour.

Festuca glauca 'Blue Fescue'

Added on 14 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Genus: Festuca.
Species: Festuca glauca.

From Lansdowne Nursery 13/4/18 for 'non-pond' area.

Forsythia

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

A cutting from Alan in April 2007.

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Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's Head)

Added on 29 Mar, 2018 | 1 photo

Genus: Fritillaria.
Species: Fritillaria meleagris.

Gift from Sarah for Mothering Sunday, March 2018.

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Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'

Added on 4 Nov, 2012 | 2 photos

Planted 2 of these to fill a gap where a Hydrangea had been taken out in September 2012.

Fuchsia Bush 'Display'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

Genus: Fuchsia.
Species: Fuchsia.

Fuchsia (Bush) small upright type with deep pink tube & recurved sepals deep pink, petals rose pink. Bought ...

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Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Added on 12 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos

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Geranium Ingwersens variety

Added on 4 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium macrorrhizum.

Beautiful pale pink flowers over spreading mounds of aromatic, finely divided, mid green leaves. Flowers Spring ...

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Geranium magnificum

Added on 1 Jul, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium x magnificum.

Sent to me as a cutting by Motinot. The Bees love these flowers.

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Geranium phaeum 'Blauwvoet'

Added on 20 May, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium phaeum.

Sent to me by GoYer Karensusan in April 2013. First blooms 18/5/13

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Geranium pyrenaicum 'Summer Snow'

Added on 26 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium pyrenaicum.

Sent to me by KS (originally from Simbad) ... lovely though prolific!

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Geum 'Lady Stratheden' avens

Added on 2 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum coccineum.

Bellfield Nursery March 2010
First bloom 1st June 2010 near golden privet shrub. Another of this variety se...

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Geum 'Totally Tangerine'

Added on 5 Sep, 2015 | 2 photos

A herbaceous perennial with soft tangerine flowers produced over a long period. Strawberry like foliage. Sun o...

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Geum Lisanne

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

From The Secret Gardening Club Oct.2018. This Geum has soft pale yellow flowers from May to August. Ht. 16"...

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Grapevine 'Brandt'

Added on 9 May, 2010 | 5 photos

Genus: Vitis.
Species: vitis 'Brand'.

Ferring Country Centre May 2010 £15
For new pergola upright post. Split it into 3 plants.