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Rosa ‘Miss Edith Cavell’ (Dwarf Polyantha)

Added on 17 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

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Viburnum tinus ‘Spirit’

Added on 11 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

Viburnum tinus 'Spirit' is a dense, shrubby, smaller cultivar of Viburnum tinus, reaching a maximum of...

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Erica Carnea ‘Springwood White’

Added on 8 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

Bright green foliage. White flowers winter and spring. Trailing habit. 15cm x 45cm. Two in back garden planters....

Tayberry ‘Buckingham’

Added on 3 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

A good looking tall young plant from T &M to replace a poor blackberry vine.

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Echeveria (Blue unknown variety)

Added on 27 Oct, 2018 | 1 photo

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Haworthia papillosa

Added on 27 Oct, 2018 | 1 photo

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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...

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Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava'

Added on 10 Oct, 2018 | 3 photos

Max height 3-4m. Spread 3m. Flowers May - June. Hardy. Full sun. In Golden Border Oct.2018. Bluebell.

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Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'

Added on 10 Oct, 2018 | 3 photos

An atractive variegated holly, propagated and named by Bluebell Nursery and Arboretum. Dark stems and handsome, ...

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Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'

Added on 4 Oct, 2018 | 2 photos

3 young plants added underneath Acer in raised bed 2018 October. From Sarah Raven.

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Sedum ‘Xenox Yellow’ (Hylotelephium telephium)

Added on 3 Oct, 2018 | 1 photo

3 from Sarah Raven October 2018. Underneath the green apple tree with the Wisteria growing up it.

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Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Rainbow’

Added on 20 Sep, 2018 | 2 photos

One from Dobbies. Sept. 2018. Think I had this one in my previous garden. Very pretty and colourful.

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Allium carinatum pulchellum

Added on 13 Sep, 2018 | 1 photo

15 bulbs added to house side of raised bed. September 2018. Added a lot of sand to planting area.

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Aeonium haworthii 'Variegata'

Added on 12 Sep, 2018 | 2 photos

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Acer ‘Jerre Schwartz’

Added on 10 Sep, 2018 | 1 photo

Thought I had lost this, but a young shoot appeared in spring. I have potted it up and will keep in greenhouse o...

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Aeonium arboreum 'Tip-Top'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 4 photos

A recent introduction from California, Aeonium ‘Tip Top’ is a dwarf cultivar of arboreum that has rosettes right...

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Aeonium 'Garnet'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 2 photos

Aeonium ‘Garnet’ is a U.S. hybrid sometimes named as Aeonium ‘Irish Eyes’ as the centre of its rosettes stay gre...

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Aeonium 'Cornish Tribute'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 3 photos

Aeonium ‘Cornish Tribute’ is a new hybrid bred by Trewidden Nursery and made the top 20 in the new plant competi...

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Aeonium 'Cornish Pixie'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 3 photos

Created in Cornwall, its a compact grower that will offset readily to create a very tidy plant in time.

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Primula florindae (Red)

Added on 2 Sep, 2018 | 1 photo

Likes shade and moisture. Flowers all summer. Perfumed. Bought at SGS Angus plant sale 2018. A young plant.

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Aeonium leuconeura

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 2 photos

Aeonium Leuconeura. With its strong rosettes and unique markings, it makes a wonderful compact plant and very ea...

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Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 1 photo

One added to very front of golden border. August 2018.

Stachys officinalis

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

The species, which is more purple in flower than the named form ‘Hummelo’ which is pinker. Added to the raised b...

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Veronica spicata ‘Pink Goblin’

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 1 photo

A compact dwarf selection. Intense rosy pink flower spikes diring the summer months. Makes a great cut flower. H...

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Sorbus reducta

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 2 photos

A dwarf form of rowan which grows to 60cm high and about 2m in a clump. It can be one of 2 forms, suckering or n...

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Helleborus foetidus - Stinking Hellebore

Added on 21 Aug, 2018 | 2 photos

From Frances and John Dent's Open Garden in Dundee August 2018.

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Crassula pellucida ssp. marginata 'variegata'

Added on 10 Aug, 2018 | 1 photo

Beautiful and easy trailing succulent with red and cream leaves and tiny white flowers in summer. Not hardy.

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Sedum 'Dazzleberry'

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 1 photo

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Sedum 'Jade Tuffet'

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 1 photo

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Crocus ?seiberi

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 2 photos

30 bulbs in pot. August 2018. Transplant in spring when leaves are growing.

Penstemon ‘Volcano Vesuvius’

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

In drive-side border. August 2018 Dobbies.

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Heucherella ‘Solar Power’

Added on 30 Jul, 2018 | 1 photo

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Hemerocallis 'Bonanza'

Added on 19 Jul, 2018 | 1 photo

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Oenothera 'Sunset Boulevard'

Added on 3 Jul, 2018 | 2 photos

Orange coloured Evening Primrose grown from seed. Perennial. Reliable and pretty.

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Oenothera fruticosa (Narrow-leaved Sundrops)

Added on 3 Jul, 2018 | 1 photo

Perennial Evening Primrose grown from seed. Clumps up well. Doesn't grow too tall and straggly.

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Abies Nordmanniana

Added on 28 Jun, 2018 | 1 photo

The Caucasian Fir, or Nordmann Fir, although eventually large, has great ornamental value and is fast replacing ...

Digitalis (seedling)

Added on 28 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

From Sheila (Scotsgran) in the Wildflower Area

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Roscoea cautleyoides (yellow)

Added on 28 Jun, 2018 | 1 photo

From China comes this relation of ginger. Fleshy roots produce narrow blade-like leaves above which stand creamy...

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Iris hollandica

Added on 21 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

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Dianthus ‘Kahori’

Added on 21 Jun, 2018 | 1 photo

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Lilium ‘Dreaming Joy’

Added on 20 Jun, 2018 | 1 photo

Asiatic yellow lily. Three in Golden border.

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Rosa ‘Love Knot’ (Patio Climbing)

Added on 20 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

Scented dwarf climbing rose in deep red. Repeat flowering. Climbs to 2m. Flowers medium sized and double but wit...

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Astranta major ‘Roma’

Added on 12 Jun, 2018 | 4 photos

Two 1/2L pots in the raised bed. June 2016. Pink flowers.

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Aeonium 'Firecracker'

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

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Aeonium 'Blushing Beauty'

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

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Aeonium 'Sunburst'

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 2 photos

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Aeonium haworthii

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

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Aeonium arboreum

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

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Penstemon heterophyllus 'Electric Blue'

Added on 7 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

Great Penstemon with grey-green leaves and bright blue flowers all summer. One bought from Dobbies for the gap i...

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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...

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Agapanthus (White Un-named)

Added on 6 Jun, 2018 | 2 photos

Bought from Tesco. June 2018. In a pot in back garden

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Hosta 'Fire and Ice'

Added on 31 May, 2018 | 2 photos

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Hosta 'Remember Me'

Added on 31 May, 2018 | 1 photo

In Meditation Corner beside Azalea

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Iris 'Indian Chief'

Added on 31 May, 2018 | 1 photo

Beautiful tall bearded Iris. Thank you Sue! Love it.

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Clematis 'Nubia'

Added on 27 May, 2018 | 1 photo

3-4 feet. Flowers Spring to late summer.

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Hippuris vulgaris (Water Mare's Tail)

Added on 22 May, 2018 | 1 photo

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Dryopteris (Male Fern)

Added on 20 May, 2018 | 1 photo

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Aeonium ‘Voodoo’

Added on 18 May, 2018 | 3 photos

From Surreal Succulents May 2018

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Aeonium ‘Zwartkin’

Added on 18 May, 2018 | 5 photos

From Surreal Succulents May 2018

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Aeonium ‘Kiwi’

Added on 18 May, 2018 | 3 photos

From surreal succulents May 2018

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Aeonium ‘Copper Kettle’

Added on 18 May, 2018 | 2 photos

From surreal succulents. May 2018

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Rosa 'Peter Pan' (Patio)

Added on 16 May, 2018 | 2 photos

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Rosa 'Moment In Time' (Patio)

Added on 16 May, 2018 | 1 photo

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Pyrus communis ‘Williams Bon Chretien’

Added on 14 May, 2018 | 1 photo

Pyrus communis ‘Doyenne Du Comice’

Added on 14 May, 2018 | 0 photos

Centaurea (blue)

Added on 9 May, 2018 | 0 photos

Under the kojo no mai

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Lupinus ‘West Country Devon Sun’

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 3 photos

Three in golden border. May 2018

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Geum ‘’Firestorm’

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 2 photos

2 in golden border May 2018

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Kniphofia ‘Lemon Popsicle’

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 2 photos

2 in golden border May 2018

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Geranium magnificum ‘Alan Mayes’

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 2 photos

Flowers may -August in sun or part shade. 60x60cm. Three in corner border May 2018. Ashbrook.

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Cistus paunanum

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 1 photo

90 x90 cm rock rose. Yellow flowers. One in golden border May 2018

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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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Geranium phaeum 'Conny Broe'

Added on 2 May, 2018 | 2 photos

4 plants for rear of Heuchera Corner to replace ailing Heucheras. Nice bright foliage.

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Alstroemeria ‘Cardinal Purple’

Added on 1 May, 2018 | 1 photo

Tender Alstro. Perennial. Sarah Raven 2018. Website advises hardy with a mulch once established. So keep in a po...

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Erigeron speciosus 'Blue Beauty'

Added on 30 Apr, 2018 | 2 photos

Fleabane Daisies have similar flowers to the fall blooming Michaelmas Daisies, but produce a showy summer-long d...

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Tulip 'American Dream'

Added on 30 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Philadelphus ‘Virginal’

Added on 28 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

In white garden. April 2018 moved to front nov2018

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Thymus vulgaris ‘Silver Posie’

Added on 28 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Dicentra Formosa 'Bacchanal'

Added on 24 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Two in Pod Garden from Crocus April 2018.

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Achillea millefolium 'Pomegranate' (Tutti Frutti Series)

Added on 24 Apr, 2018 | 3 photos

Two in Pod garden. right side. From Crocus. April 2018

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Cryptomeria japonica 'Tilford Gold'

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 3 photos

Rounded bush. Golden Foliage. 3' in 10 years. One in Golden Border. April 2018.

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Blueberry 'Nortland' - Vaccineum corymbosum

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Blueberry 'Goldtraube 23' - Vaccineum corymbosum

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Prune May-June

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Geranium 'Orion'

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Two in Rose patio border. 75cm flowers June to October.

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Sedum spectabile 'Jose Aubergine'

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

this produces glorious, purplish sturdy stems and leaves slightly on the greyish shade. The stems are topped wi...

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Malus 'Cheal's Weeping'

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 5 photos

Hardy flowering Crab Apple, grafted. 'Cheal's Weeping' is a compact, semi-weeping, deciduous tree...

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Clematis koreana 'Broughton Bride'

Added on 21 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Clematis 'Broughton Bride', a white early flowering Clematis April/May.

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Akebia quinata

Added on 21 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

two behind the pod.

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Pulmonaria officinalis ‘Cambridge Blue’

Added on 18 Apr, 2018 | 2 photos

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Pieris japonica ‘Debutante’

Added on 8 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Two for back garden planters.

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Sempervivum ‘Standard Green’

Added on 8 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

5 in gravel back garden.

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Juniperus chinensis Pyramidalis

Added on 8 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Nice ble-green juniper for planters.

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Helleborus ‘Harvington Double Yellow’

Added on 6 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

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Helleborus x orientalis ‘Harvington Double Apricot’

Added on 6 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

From 12 Nunns April 2018

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Helleborus x Orientalis ‘Harvington Double Limes’

Added on 6 Apr, 2018 | 2 photos

From 12 Nunns April 2018

Helleborus x orientalis ‘Harvington Double Yellow’

Added on 6 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

From 12 Nunns. April 2018

Liriope muscari ‘Monroe White’

Added on 6 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Position: partial to full shade, but will tolerate a sunnier spot if the soil is reliably moist.
Soil: well-dra...

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Dicentra formosa ‘Aurora’

Added on 6 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: moist, humus-rich, preferably neutral to slightly alkaline
Rate of g...

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Helleborus x orientalis ‘Harvington Single Apricot’

Added on 6 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

One in Golden Border April 2018. From Crocus

Lilium ‘Red Life’

Added on 28 Mar, 2018 | 0 photos

In a pot. 2018