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Aubrieta 'Bressingham Red'

Added on 20 Mar, 2014 | 0 photos

Three from Evergreen for scent and herb border.

Aucuba 'Golden King' -Spotted Laurel

Added on 18 Feb, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Aucuba.
Species: Aucuba japonica.

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Aucuba japonica variegata - Spotted Laurel

Added on 18 Feb, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Aucuba.
Species: Aucuba japonica.

Begonia ‘Summerwings Dark Elegance’

Added on 29 Oct, 2019 | 0 photos

I keep this one in the greenhouse over the winter, as it is stunning all summer, both foliage and flowers.

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Begonia grandis ssp evansiana ‘Alba’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 3 photos

I didn’t know until someone recently posted online...that there are hardy begonias! Trying this one in a pot in ...

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Bergenia 'Pink Dragonfly'

Added on 4 Aug, 2019 | 3 photos

'Pink Dragonfly' is a clump-forming evergreen perennial, to 45cm high, with somewhat leathery, rounded...

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Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’

Added on 21 Mar, 2018 | 1 photo

3 from Crocus for White garden. march 2018

Betula nigra ‘Black Star’

Added on 5 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Common Name: River Birch, Red Birch
Latin Name: Betula nigra
Soil: Medium moisture, well-drained. Acid, alkal...

Betula pendula - a seedling from Glenprosen Garden

Added on 14 Nov, 2019 | 0 photos

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Betula pendula Dalecarlica

Added on 1 Feb, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Betula.
Species: Betula pendula.

The national tree of Sweden. Hardy Silver Birch with Pretty feathered leaves. White Bark.

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Betula utilis Jacquemontii

Added on 5 Apr, 2020 | 1 photo

One in back garden beside gate to field.

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Betula utilis jacquemontii 'Silver shadow'

Added on 21 Jan, 2014 | 2 photos

Three small saplings planted a foot apart for a multi stemmed effect. Bluebell Nursery Jan. 2014

The best of ...

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Blackberry 'Waldo'

Added on 23 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

Thorn free variety with good flavoured fruits. To grow up front of garage wall. April 2017.

Bluebells - Spanish

Added on 14 Apr, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Hyacinthoides.
Species: Hyacinthoides hispanica.

Lots of clumps in front of roadside hedge.

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Blueberry 'Bluecrop'

Added on 27 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Vaccinium.
Species: Vaccinium corymbosum.

Mid-season, fruiting end July. Vigorous, upright growth reaching 4-6feet at maturity. light blue berries, bronze...

Blueberry 'Goldtraube 23' - Vaccineum corymbosum

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Prune May-June

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Blueberry 'Nortland' - Vaccineum corymbosum

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Blueberry 'Ozark Blue'

Added on 6 Sep, 2015 | 0 photos

Blueberry 'Pink Lemonade'

Added on 12 Apr, 2019 | 0 photos

Species: Vaccineum corymbosum.

Blueberry 'Top Hat'

Added on 4 Apr, 2019 | 0 photos

Genus: Vaccinium.
Species: Vaccinium corymbosum.

A dwarf variety of Blueberry bearing sky blue fruits in abundance, but never growing above 50cm. One purchased A...

Blueberry ‘Blue Gold’

Added on 16 Mar, 2020 | 0 photos

Three in planters at Greenhouse March 2020 from Dobbies.

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Brunnera 'Jack Frost'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

1 under Bramley Apple. April 2016 Ashbrook

Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Brunnera.
Species: Brunnera macrophylla.

1 under the Bramley..nb flowers are blue. Creamy white variegated foliage.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Mr Morse'

Added on 17 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

Three in Fern garden for spring interest. April 2017.

Buddleia 'Purple Lion'

Added on 22 May, 2020 | 0 photos

Very small growing buddleia. Purple flowers. Parkers. May 2020. 2 for raised border.

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Buddleia 'Santana'

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Buddleja.
Species: Buddleja davidii.

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Buddleia davidii 'White Profusion'

Added on 3 Mar, 2017 | 1 photo

Buddleia x weyeriana 'Sungold'

Added on 27 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Large plant bought for the corner where I removed the big conifer, spring 2019.

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Buddleja 'Pixie Blue'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Buddleja.
Species: Buddleja davidii.

Fragrant blue flower spikes throughout summer and i to autumn. 1.2 x 1.2m. Full sun in well-drained soils.

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Buxus sempervirens Elegantissima

Added on 28 Dec, 2017 | 1 photo

First ever Box plant in my gardens. I've never ever bought a Box before. But this was on the sale table at ...

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Callistemon

Added on 13 Aug, 2015 | 2 photos

Min -5c. Move into greenhouse in winter.

Cut back shoots to maintain shape after flowering.

Calluna Vugaris 'Elegantissima'

Added on 9 Sep, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Four white heathers in planters on back decking. Sept. 2016.

Calluna vulgaris 'Beoley Gold'

Added on 29 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

White flowers in late summer, Golden foliage all year around.

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Calluna vulgaris 'Hammondii Aureifolia'

Added on 10 Oct, 2018 | 1 photo

Spring and eary summer foliage is yellow and green. White flowers in late summer. One in a pot in back garden. 4...

Calluna Vulgaris 'Kinlochruel'

Added on 19 Sep, 2016 | 0 photos

In a smallish pot on the table/bench on Deck. RHS AGM. Double flowers in late summer. 25x40cm

Calluna vulgaris (Skyline series) ‘Mono’

Added on 15 Oct, 2019 | 0 photos

Three in raised bed around magnolia loebnerii

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Caltha palustris 'Flore Pleno' - Kingcup

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Caltha.
Species: Caltha palustris.

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Camellia 'Ruby Wedding'

Added on 3 Mar, 2017 | 1 photo

Two small plants bought March 2017.

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Camellia (?Debbie)

Added on 16 May, 2014 | 1 photo

This Camellia was here when we moved in. It was looking very chlorotic, and it was planted on the south side of...

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Camellia (pale pink, var. unknown. Flowers autumn/winter)

Added on 28 Sep, 2015 | 2 photos

A small shrub came from Crocus, in bud and looking healthy. Will keep in the greenhouse over winter for a coupl...

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Camellia japonica 'Silver Anniversary'

Added on 27 May, 2014 | 4 photos

Genus: Camellia.
Species: Camellia japonica.

Position: partial shade (but not east-facing)
Soil: moist but well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil (or ericaceou...

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Camellia rosthorniana ‘Cupido/Elina’)

Added on 25 Jan, 2020 | 3 photos

Camellia 'Cupido' is a fantastic, highly ornamental recently introduced Camellia variety. Cupido forms...

Camellia X 'Night Rider'

Added on 13 Apr, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Camellia.
Species: Camellia X 'Night Rider'.

Very slow-growing evergreen shrub with with pink to dark purple new foliage. A mass of very dark wine red, semi...

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Camellia x vernalis 'Yuletide'

Added on 20 Jan, 2017 | 2 photos

Genus: Camellia.
Species: Camellia x vernalis 'Yuletide'.

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Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon'

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 1 photo

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Campanula garganica 'Dicksons Gold'

Added on 3 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

three in golden border. April 2015.

Campanula glomerata ‘Superba’

Added on 13 Mar, 2020 | 0 photos

Campanula persicifolia (blue)

Added on 15 Feb, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula persicifolia.

Already in the garden when we came. Split in to two clumps and replanted Feb. 2014.

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Campanula portenschlagiana

Added on 6 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Campanula Poscharskyana 'E. H. Frost'

Added on 19 Jun, 2014 | 0 photos

Inherited plant in raised beds. It is in fact a very pale blue. Not certain of the name, but pretty sure this ...

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Campanula x pulloides 'G F Wilson'

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

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Cardiocrinum giganteum

Added on 28 Sep, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Cardiocrinum.
Species: Cardiocrinum giganteum.

A gift from Linda.....might flower next year! :)

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Added on 16 Jun, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Carex.
Species: Carex elata.

Not very aurea at the moment, but it will turn bright gold as it matures....unless of course they sent me the wr...

Carex Oshimensis 'Evereste’

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 0 photos

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Catananche caerulea

Added on 3 Jul, 2017 | 1 photo

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Cedrus deodara 'Mr Blue'

Added on 27 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Cedrus.
Species: Cedrus deodara.

Ht to 80cm. Full sun.

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Centaurea macrocephala

Added on 10 May, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Centaurea.
Species: Centaurea macrocephala.

One in the golden border.

Centaurea montana

Added on 9 May, 2018 | 0 photos

Under the kojo no mai

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Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

Added on 25 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Centranthus.
Species: Centranthus ruber.

Centranthus ruber var. coccineus - Red Valerian

Added on 23 Jun, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Centranthus.
Species: Centranthus ruber.

Deep reddish-pink flower heeads smothering mounds of fleshy greyish green foliage. Good for cutting. Sun and we...

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Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

Added on 13 Aug, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Ceratostigma.
Species: Ceratostigma willmottianum.

90x90cm. Frost hardy.

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

Added on 29 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Chaenomeles.
Species: Chaenomeles x superba.

Brought from old garden in pot. Pale lemony/greenish flowers in April/May. Tolerates shade. Planted in back ga...

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Red Joy'

Added on 10 Feb, 2018 | 1 photo

One in a pot on patio. Double red flowers. 1m x 1.5m. Can be trained, but this variety usually grown as a shrub ...

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Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana 'Silver Threads'

Added on 3 Feb, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana.

Dense golden-green foliage with a creamy white variegation. Slow growing, with a columnar habit. 45cm in 5 years...

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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Summer Snow'

Added on 26 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana.

2 in planters at back door.

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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Blue Nantais’

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 2 photos

Conical habit. 2’ in 10 years

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kamarachiba'

Added on 12 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kamarachiba' is bright yellow with rather lace-like foliage that develops a dist...

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Lucas'

Added on 27 Mar, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis obtusa.

Dwarf conifer. Stays small. Yellow foliage. Easy.

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea'

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 1 photo

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Chiastophyllum oppositifolium

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

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Choisya 'Aztec Pearl’

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

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Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’

Added on 12 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

An eye-catching and deservedly popular shrub! Choisya ternata 'Sundance' is well loved for is bright g...

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Cichorum intybus ‘Roseum’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 1 photo

A lovely pale pink form of Chicory for my herb garden. Edible flowers and beautiful with it! From Plantpref. Mar...

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Clematis 'Abilene'

Added on 18 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Abilene'.

Boulevard collection. Pink flowers all summer. 1.2m max height.Group 3 pruning. Will take some shade.

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Clematis 'Arabella'

Added on 18 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Arabella'.

Blu/purple flowers in abundance up to 1.8m. Any aspect. Flowers all summer. Prune group 3.

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Clematis 'Bijou'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 2 photos

Ground hugging clematis only grows 8-10 cm. Deep purple flowers (in profusion) early to mid summer. Taylors Jan...

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Clematis 'Blue Ravine'

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Blue Ravine'.

The wide lavender blue sepals of Clematis 'Blue Ravine' contrast beautifully with its dark purple anth...

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Clematis 'Corinne'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 1 photo

Brand new introduction to the nursery Clematis Corrine from Raymond Evisons patio collection (the boulevard co...

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Clematis 'Endellion'

Added on 18 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Pink flowers with darker bar. Suitable for pot. Boulevard collection. Extremely free flowering from early summer...

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Clematis 'Fleuri'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis.

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Clematis 'Fujimusume'

Added on 25 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Fujimusume'.

For growing up the pear tree in the large planter. Pale powder blue flowers, stunning. Group 2. 1-1.5m max. Wi...

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Clematis 'Hagley Hybrid'

Added on 30 Jun, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Hagley Hybrid'.

Beside Crab Apple tree on Drive.

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Clematis 'Marie Boisselot'/ 'Madame Le Coultre'

Added on 5 Aug, 2016 | 1 photo

RHS AGM. Up to 3m high pruning group 2. Any aspect. White flowers summer and autumn.

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Clematis 'Miss Bateman'

Added on 22 Mar, 2016 | 2 photos

In the back garden against variegated sambucus.

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Clematis 'Mrs N Thompson'

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Mrs N Thompson'.

Pruning group 3 clematis planted to grow up Malus redlove.

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Clematis 'Multi-Blue'

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 2 photos

Double blue flowers. Group 2. 1 from B&Q sale for £3 for raised border on obelisk.

April 2016 1 added to ...

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Clematis 'Niobe'

Added on 7 Feb, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Niobe'.

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Clematis 'Nubia'

Added on 27 May, 2018 | 1 photo

3-4 feet. Flowers Spring to late summer.

Clematis 'Parisienne'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 0 photos

Violet flowers with Dark red centre from spring to late summer. Ht 4' Planted to grow up Rose 'Salvati...

Clematis 'Picardy'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 0 photos

Species: Clematis..

Dusky red flowers from early summer to autumn. Ht 1m. Planted to grow on standard rose 'Munstead Wood'...

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Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'

Added on 18 Feb, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'.

Group 2 do red clematis 6-8' high. On trellis, other side to Niobe.

Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love'

Added on 25 Feb, 2016 | 0 photos

Planted to grow up the Spartan Apple Tree
Any Aspect

Dark Red
Flowering:July to September
Height: 10 - 12f...

Clematis 'Sweetheart'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Clematis Sweetheart. This nodding pink clematis flowers from June to September, and is naturally non-clinging....

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Clematis 'The Vagabond'

Added on 25 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'The Vagabond'.

Planted to grow up Prunus 'Kojo No Mai'
Velvety Purple

Prune Light - Group 2

Any Aspect
Height...

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Clematis 'Versailles'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis.

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Clematis 'Warsaw Nike'

Added on 7 Feb, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Warsaw Nike'.

Clematis ‘Guiding Promise’

Added on 6 Mar, 2020 | 0 photos

Clematis ‘Olympia’

Added on 6 Mar, 2020 | 0 photos

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Clematis ‘Tranquilite’

Added on 6 Jun, 2018 | 2 photos

Jumped into my trolley when I went to getsome bug killer for the caterpillers in the hedge (infestation of Ermin...

Clematis ‘Twinkle’

Added on 6 Mar, 2020 | 0 photos