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Ipheion

Added on 23 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Small clump of blue and white spring bulbs in drive-side border.

Tulip kaufmanniana 'Scarlet Baby'

Added on 21 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Muscari 'Peppermint'

Added on 20 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Dense spikes of dark blue blending up to pure white fragrant flowers. 12-15cm.

Muscari azureum

Added on 20 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Powder blue grape Hyacinth. non invasive. Fragrant. 15cm Mar-April.

Tulipa kauffmania ‘Giusseppi Verdi’

Added on 18 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

In pot with trailing rosemary.

Rosemary officinalis ‘Fota Blue’

Added on 18 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

A graceful trailing rosemary with dark green leaves and dark blue flowers.

Height approximately 24 inches.

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Arum ‘Chamaeleon’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

From plantpref march 2019 for the shady border.

Geranium maculatum ‘Espresso’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

From plantpref March 2019

Geranium cantabrigiense ‘Crystal Rose’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

From plantpref march 2019

Cichorum intybus ‘Roseum’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

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

Begonia grandis ssp evansiana ‘Alba’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

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

Sempervivum ‘Blue Boy’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

From plantpref. March 2019

Oxalis enneaphylla ssp.ibari

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Family: Oxalidaceae
Main Season: Summer
Flower Colour: lilac/pink
Leaf Colour: Blue/grey/silver
Foliage:...

Sempervivum ‘Lilac Time’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Fatsia japonica ‘Spider’s Web’

Added on 2 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

To grow indoors, and go into the white garden during the summer.https://www.growsonyou.com/plant/browse/C

Saxifraga paniculata ex Austria

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Free plant from Kevock Feb. 2019

This excellent group of rock garden plants is known as the section Ligulatae...

Soldanella villosa

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Kevock Feb. 2019

The snowbells are amongst the favourite flowers of the European Alps, pushing their way thro...

Primula mairei JN

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Kevock Feb 2019

Primula mairei

Most of these small primulas in the Muscarioides section have tight over-w...

Primula darialica

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Kevock Feb. 2019

Primula darialica

Primula darialica is quite like the well-known Primula frondosa and fa...

Lewisia 'Brynhyfryd Hybrids'

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Kevock Feb. 2019

X2 from Kevock Feb 2019

Lewisia 'Brynhyfryd Hybrids'

Lewisia 'Brynhyfr...

Jovibarba sobolifera

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Kevock Feb. 2019

Jovibarba sobolifera

Rolling Hen-and-chicks
USDA Zone: 2-9
Plant number: 1.298.280

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Hepatica nobilis

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

X3 from Kevock Feb. 2019
A herbaceous perennial with deep green kidney-shaped leaves and pale blue flowers.
Ty...

Gentiana septemfida

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Kevock Feb 2019

This ground cover plant which will produce masses of 2.5cm showy trumpet flowers throughout J...

Corydalis flexuosa 'China Blue'

Added on 27 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Kevock Feb. 2019.

Position: partial shade
Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
R...

Crocus minimus 'Spring Beauty'

Added on 26 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Crocus, Dutch Purple

Added on 23 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

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...

Narcissus tentandrus ‘Tresamble’

Added on 4 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

White dwarf narcissus 30cm flowers April.

Euonymus japonicus ‘White Spire’

Added on 27 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Grows to 50cm. Do not trim. Dobbies, Jan 20119 for back garden displays.

Hylotelephium ‘Touchdown Teak’

Added on 21 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Wedding Gown'

Added on 14 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

For 2019 to celebrate Rachel's wedding next December.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Wedding Gown', a...

Magnolia denudata 'Yellow River'

Added on 14 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

From Gardening Express. Arrived in good condition with three flower buds. Have planted it in the middle of Heuch...

Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'

Added on 14 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Golden stemmed Dogwood. Three added to Golden Border, January 2019. From Gardening Express.

Position: full su...

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kamarachiba'

Added on 12 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

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

Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’

Added on 12 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

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

Clematis diversifolia 'East River'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Lovely pale mauve pink flowers. grows to 175cm non-clinging. Prune group 3 suitable for cutting. Jan 2019 Taylors.

Clematis 'Bijou'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

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

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....

Clematis integrifolia 'Twinkle'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Blue and white flowers. Grows to 50cm. Prune Group 3

Clematis diversifolia 'Blue River'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Grows to 175cm Prune group 3

Clematis integrifolia 'Rosea'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Herbaceous clem. growing to only 50cm high. Taylors, Jan 2019.

Wisteria (Pink) from Rachel's Dundee Garden

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Pinus parviflora 'Hobbit'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Genus: Pinus.
Species: Pinus parviflora.

From Kenwith Conifer Nursery. Jan. 2019. Slow-growing Dwarf Pine for a pot, Japanese Garden or rockery. Will eve...

Nandina domestica ‘Firepower’

Added on 9 Dec, 2018 | 0 photos

Nandina domestica ‘Obsessed’

Added on 9 Dec, 2018 | 0 photos

Crinodendron hookerianum (Chinese Lantern Tree)

Added on 7 Dec, 2018 | 0 photos

Evergreen stiff-branched shrub, with narrow dark-green leaves. In May/June, lantern-like crimson pendent flowers...

Rosa ‘Little Flirt’ (Patio)

Added on 26 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

Small double orange-red flower with gold at the base and on the reverse of the petals.Bushy growth, slight fragr...

Rosa ‘Marlena’ (Patio)

Added on 26 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

Small scarlet-crimson flowers produced very continuously.

Narcissus ‘Petrel’

Added on 17 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

In pot back garden 2018

Ilex aquifolium ‘J C Van Tol’

Added on 17 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

One tall narrow shrub at front door. Dobbies. Nov. 2018.

Rosa ‘Miss Edith Cavell’ (Dwarf Polyantha)

Added on 17 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

Viburnum tinus ‘Spirit’

Added on 11 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Erica Carnea ‘Springwood White’

Added on 8 Nov, 2018 | 0 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.

Echeveria (Blue unknown variety)

Added on 27 Oct, 2018 | 0 photos

Haworthia

Added on 27 Oct, 2018 | 0 photos

Calluna vulgaris 'Hammondii Aureifolia'

Added on 10 Oct, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Ilex aquifolium 'Bacciflava'

Added on 10 Oct, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'

Added on 10 Oct, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'

Added on 4 Oct, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Hylotelephium ‘Xenox Yellow’

Added on 3 Oct, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Rainbow’

Added on 20 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Allium carinatum pulchellum

Added on 13 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Aeonium haworthii 'Variegata'

Added on 12 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

Acer ‘Jerre Schwartz’

Added on 10 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Aeonium arboreum 'Tip-Top'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Aeonium 'Garnet'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Aeonium 'Cornish Tribute'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Aeonium 'Cornish Pixie'

Added on 7 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Primula florindae (Red)

Added on 2 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Aeonium leuconeura

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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...

Veronica spicata ‘Pink Goblin’

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Sorbus reducta

Added on 1 Sep, 2018 | 0 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...

Helleborus foetidus - Stinking Hellebore

Added on 21 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Hylotelephium 'Dazzleberry'

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

Hylotelephium 'Jade Tuffet'

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

Penstemon ‘Volcano Vesuvius’

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

In drive-side border. August 2018 Dobbies.

Heucherella ‘Solar Power’

Added on 30 Jul, 2018 | 0 photos

Hemerocallis 'Bonanza'

Added on 19 Jul, 2018 | 0 photos

Oenothera 'Sunset Boulevard'

Added on 3 Jul, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Oenothera fruticosa (Narrow-leaved Sundrops)

Added on 3 Jul, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Abies Nordmanniana

Added on 28 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Roscoea cautleyoides (yellow)

Added on 28 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

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 | 1 photo

Dianthus ‘Kahori’

Added on 21 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

Lilium ‘Dreaming Joy’

Added on 20 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

Asiatic yellow lily. Three in Golden border.

Rosa ‘Love Knot’ (Patio Climbing)

Added on 20 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Astranta major ‘Roma’

Added on 12 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Aeonium 'Firecracker'

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

Aeonium 'Blushing Beauty'

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

Aeonium 'Sunburst'

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

Aeonium haworthii

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

Aeonium arboreum

Added on 9 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

Penstemon heterophyllus 'Electric Blue'

Added on 7 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Clematis ‘Tranquilite’

Added on 6 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

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

Agapanthus (White Un-named)

Added on 6 Jun, 2018 | 0 photos

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