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Viburnum nudum 'Pink Beauty'

Added on 6 Oct, 2017 | 1 photo

Planted this today, but will have to move it. It says on the label that it's evergreen and has a max ht. of...

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Abelia x grandiflora 'Sparkling Silver'

Added on 3 Oct, 2017 | 1 photo

Hardy dwarf shrub with variegated silvery white and green leaves all year round. Clusters of small pale pink to ...

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Escallonia 'Golden Carpet'

Added on 3 Oct, 2017 | 1 photo

50x50cm evergreen. Golden foliage with red flowers in summer.

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Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makijaz'

Added on 3 Oct, 2017 | 2 photos

Evergreen shades of pink and bronze marbled with white. In autumn and winter, burgundy red. 50cm.

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Pinus mugo 'Winter Gold'

Added on 3 Oct, 2017 | 2 photos

Dwarf and extremely slow growing

Lighting up a garden in the winter, this lovely, dwarf pine has golden needl...

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Geranium x 'Blushing Turtle'

Added on 17 Sep, 2017 | 2 photos

60x90 mound of mid green foliage and flwers summer to autumn. A hybrid of sanguineum. Near rose Queens london ch...

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Agave americana striata

Added on 9 Sep, 2017 | 1 photo

Gift from the delivery man! H3 -1c half-hardy.

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Hypericum 'Magical Red Flame'

Added on 21 Aug, 2017 | 2 photos

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Rosa 'For Your Eyes Only'

Added on 21 Aug, 2017 | 2 photos

Persica hybrid bush rose. 90cm. Free flowering with a distinctive eye to the single flowers.

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Scabiosa incisa 'Kudo'

Added on 16 Aug, 2017 | 1 photo

Pink flowers, 25x20cm Fl. April - Sept.

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Parahebe catarractae 'Delight'

Added on 16 Aug, 2017 | 1 photo

Species: Parahebe catarractae.

40cm evergreen. Flowers June to November in full sun or part shade. Deadhead for repeat flowering.

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Echeveria runyonii 'Topsy Turvy'

Added on 7 Aug, 2017 | 2 photos

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Sedum 'Thunderhead'

Added on 29 Jul, 2017 | 3 photos

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Lilium 'Red Velvet' (Tiger)

Added on 19 Jul, 2017 | 2 photos

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Catananche caerulea

Added on 3 Jul, 2017 | 1 photo

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Nepeta faassenii

Added on 16 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

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Anemone hupehensis var japonica 'Rotkappchen'

Added on 16 Jun, 2017 | 2 photos

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Geranium nodosum 'Blueberry Ice'

Added on 16 Jun, 2017 | 2 photos

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Lupin 'Gallery Yellow'

Added on 14 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

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Veronica 'Baby Doll'

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

Sisyrinchium 'E K Balls'

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 0 photos

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Campanula x pulloides 'G F Wilson'

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

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Armeria 'Nifty Thrifty'

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 2 photos

Veronica 'Trehane'

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 0 photos

4 in rose patio border. April 2018

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Sedum kamtschaticum variegatum

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 2 photos

Fontinalis antipyretica bch OXY - Willow Moss

Added on 8 Jun, 2017 | 0 photos

Species: Fontinalis antipyretica.

Willow Moss. Full sun or part shade. Oxygenating aquatic plant. 5 small bunches from Mr Fothergills. June 2017.

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Sambucus nigra 'Serenade'

Added on 1 Jun, 2017 | 2 photos

Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of Gro...

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Echeveria setosa (could be 'Tarantula')

Added on 30 May, 2017 | 2 photos

Succulent kindly sent to me from Angela. Blue rosettes of leaves, hairy.

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Armeria pseudarmeria Ballerina 'Neon Lilac'

Added on 29 May, 2017 | 2 photos

Species: large flowered Thrift.

Three in raised border at front edge. May 2017.

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Euphorbia amygdaloides ‘Robbiae’

Added on 29 May, 2017 | 1 photo

Three in Golden Border. May 2017.

Erigeron 'Stallone'

Added on 26 May, 2017 | 0 photos

A named variety of karvinskianus. 3 in patio border at front edge.

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Pratia angulata 'Treadwellii'

Added on 26 May, 2017 | 1 photo

In planters with Fatshedera

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Ajuga alba

Added on 26 May, 2017 | 1 photo

In planters with Fatshedera.

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Rosa 'Lady Of Shalott'

Added on 26 May, 2017 | 2 photos

David Austin Standard bought in a pot to replace an ailing standard in the patio border. Light Tea fragrance.

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Allium christophii

Added on 25 May, 2017 | 1 photo

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Primula beesiana (Bees Primrose)

Added on 19 May, 2017 | 1 photo

Lovely pale lilac flowers. Prefers moist soil and sunshine. Flowers May-June. 50 x 50 cm. Hardy to -15C

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Alcea (Hollyhock) 'Chaters Yellow'

Added on 15 May, 2017 | 3 photos

3 At back of Golden Border May 2017.

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Cytisus Porlock (Canary Broom)

Added on 15 May, 2017 | 1 photo

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Prunus serrula 'Royal Burgundy'

Added on 12 May, 2017 | 2 photos

Grafted on to a standard stem, this red leaved Cherry carries pink flowers in the spring and is hardy and tolera...

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Magic'

Added on 10 May, 2017 | 1 photo

One of the best red Peonies. The flowers of 'Red Magic' are composed of broad cranberry-colored petals...

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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diable D'Or' - Nine Bark

Added on 10 May, 2017 | 3 photos

Hardy shrub of compact habit.. Deeply cut copper-orange-red foliage maturing to dark purple red. Dense slucster ...

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Tulips (general)

Added on 6 May, 2017 | 17 photos

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Sedum 'Coral Reef'

Added on 2 May, 2017 | 1 photo

2 in Golden border at front.

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Rosa 'Sir John Betjeman'

Added on 2 May, 2017 | 2 photos

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Polemonium 'Bressingham Purple'

Added on 23 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

1 in patio border. April 2017.

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Lupin 'Masterpiece'

Added on 23 Apr, 2017 | 3 photos

3 young plants in the raised beds. April 2017. Slug pellets deployed!

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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.

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Aquilegia vulgaris 'Nivea'

Added on 23 Apr, 2017 | 2 photos

Left side of white garden beside lilies. 22/4/17

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Erodium reichardii 'Album'

Added on 18 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

In a pot on the decking.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Mr Morse'

Added on 17 Apr, 2017 | 2 photos

Three in Fern garden for spring interest. April 2017.

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Sedum erythrostictum Mediovariegatum

Added on 17 Apr, 2017 | 3 photos

Striking and unusual Sedum whose fleshy, variegated leaves and starry greenish-white flowers. 30x45cm.

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Amelanchier alnifolia (Saskatoon) 'Northline'

Added on 17 Apr, 2017 | 4 photos

Superb fruit quality with a wonderful deep flavour. Great yields from young plants. Bushy with white flowers in ...

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Iris ensata 'Darling'

Added on 17 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

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Persicaria microcephala 'Purple Fantasy'

Added on 17 Apr, 2017 | 3 photos

Small heads of pale pink-white flowers produced on very thin stems in the upper leaf axils. The lyrate leaves ar...

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Narcissus 'Sweet Love'

Added on 14 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

Multi headed var. tall dwarf. cream sepals, lemon trumpet.

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Geranium 'Fay Anna'

Added on 14 Apr, 2017 | 2 photos

30x40cm lilac pink flowers all summer.

Geranium 'Brookside'

Added on 14 Apr, 2017 | 0 photos

40x40 flowers blue all summer

Tulipa 'Red Riding Hood'

Added on 2 Apr, 2017 | 0 photos

Dwarf red tulip with striped leaves.

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Golden Border

Added on 30 Mar, 2017 | 10 photos

Collection of photos of my Golden Border which extends across the width of the lawned area in front of the road.

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White Garden

Added on 30 Mar, 2017 | 8 photos

Not a plant, but a place to collect my photos of the white garden at the North facing aspect of my house.

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Anemone ranunculoides - Wood Anemone

Added on 23 Mar, 2017 | 2 photos

Yellow Wood Anemone
Anemone ranunculoides
Family: Buttercup Family – Ranunculaceae
Growing form: Perennial he...

Laburnum watereri 'Vossii'

Added on 21 Mar, 2017 | 0 photos

One nice young plant in the golden border. March 2017.

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Solanum jasminum (laxum) 'Album'

Added on 21 Mar, 2017 | 1 photo

One good sized plant in greenhouse. Keep in a planter and take in the greenhouse for winter months?

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Solidago virgaurea (Golden Rod)

Added on 21 Mar, 2017 | 2 photos

3 small bare roots in pots in greenhouse. March 2017.

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Geum 'Farmer John Cross'

Added on 17 Mar, 2017 | 2 photos

3 in the golden border. March 2017.

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Rosa 'L'Aimant'

Added on 16 Mar, 2017 | 3 photos

Shell pink flowers with a strong fruity perfume. Floribunda rose Ht. 90cm. In Drive-side Border.

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Corydalis solida 'Beth Evans'

Added on 5 Mar, 2017 | 1 photo

Tuberous perennial with grey-green, deeply divided leaves and racemes of pink flowers with downward facing spurs...

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Hebe 'Blue Star'

Added on 5 Mar, 2017 | 2 photos

One. Small leaved, glaucous. White garden.

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Buddleia davidii 'White Profusion'

Added on 3 Mar, 2017 | 2 photos

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Camellia 'Ruby Wedding'

Added on 3 Mar, 2017 | 1 photo

Two small plants bought March 2017.

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Epimedium versicolor Sulphureum

Added on 3 Mar, 2017 | 3 photos

2 big roots from Siris, planted in Golden Border. March 2017.

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Lilium 'Casa Blanca'

Added on 19 Feb, 2017 | 1 photo

In pot for back garden

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Iberis 'Whiteout'

Added on 19 Feb, 2017 | 2 photos

Four In planters with Birch trees.

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Acorus 'Ogon'

Added on 16 Feb, 2017 | 1 photo

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Helleborus X hybridus Spring Promise 'Lily'

Added on 16 Feb, 2017 | 3 photos

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Helleborus X Hybridus 'Conny'

Added on 16 Feb, 2017 | 2 photos

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Helleborus niger (double)

Added on 14 Feb, 2017 | 2 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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Camellia x vernalis 'Yuletide'

Added on 20 Jan, 2017 | 2 photos

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

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Skimmia x confusa 'Kew Green'

Added on 20 Jan, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Skimmia.
Species: Skimmia x confusa.

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Cornus florida 'Rubra'

Added on 20 Jan, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Cornus.
Species: Cornus florida.

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Rosa 'Trumpeter'

Added on 19 Dec, 2016 | 2 photos

Agm very hardy and disease free repeat flowering. Small floribunda rose. Scented. One of the best red roses.

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Rosa 'Rambling Rosie'

Added on 19 Dec, 2016 | 2 photos

Repeat flowering rambler in large planter on south facing house wall. A bright red repeat-flowering rambler. Sma...

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Sempervivum calcareum

Added on 24 Nov, 2016 | 2 photos

Teucrium lucidrys

Added on 20 Nov, 2016 | 0 photos

Six small plants added Nov. 2016 in the patio border. An evergreen flowering shrub. Compact, with summer flowers...

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Rosa 'Rebecca' (Patio)

Added on 17 Nov, 2016 | 3 photos

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Rosa 'Dream Lover' (Patio)

Added on 17 Nov, 2016 | 2 photos

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Rosa 'Diamond Eyes' (Patio)

Added on 17 Nov, 2016 | 2 photos

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Euphorbia characias 'Glacier Blue'

Added on 8 Nov, 2016 | 1 photo

Smokey blue-green foliage edged with contrasting cream margins. Makes a great evergreen display. From early spri...

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Rosa 'Silver Wishes' (Patio)

Added on 8 Nov, 2016 | 2 photos

In Raised border Nov 2016. Compact growth. Pale pink double flowers.

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Nepeta x faassenii 'Junior Walker'

Added on 8 Nov, 2016 | 1 photo

Four in raised borders Nov. 2016

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Azalea pontica (luteum)

Added on 8 Nov, 2016 | 2 photos

Deciduous, fragrant Azalea. Yellow flowers.

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Senecio mandraliscae

Added on 6 Oct, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Senecio.
Species: senecio mandraliscae.

Four in a pot from Dobbies £2. In Greenhouse.

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Tulip praestans 'Shogun'

Added on 5 Oct, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa praestans.

Species tulip. Nice Apricot colour. 32 in Driveside Border.

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Helleborus - Pale Pink Double

Added on 5 Oct, 2016 | 1 photo

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Tulip praestans Van Tubergen's var.

Added on 20 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

Dwarf red tulip in a pot and also in the planter with the evergreen yellow jasmine.

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Helianthemum 'Henfield Brilliant'

Added on 20 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

Brick red, ellow-eyed flowers. Evergreen grey-green leaves. Flowers late spring to mid-summer. 20x60cm

April ...

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Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Added on 20 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

Hardy. White variegated foliage. Red winter stems. Blue berries in autumn. 2.5 x2.5m.

1 in end of driveside b...

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Cornus alba 'Baton Rouge'

Added on 19 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

I decided to add a red barked dogwood to the top of the raised bed so we would have a bit more winter colour. It...

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Calluna Vulgaris 'Kinlochruel'

Added on 19 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

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