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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 | 2 photos

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 | 4 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 | 4 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 | 3 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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Rhododendron 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 | 2 photos

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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 | 3 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

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Helleborus x orientalis 'Golden Lotus'

Added on 10 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus x orientalis.

Three baby plants in Golden Border. From Hayloft. Sept 16.

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Allium 'Moly'

Added on 10 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium 'Moly'.

30 bulbs in Heuchera Corner. Sept. 16

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Crocus 'Ard Schenk'

Added on 9 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Crocus.
Species: Crocus ancyrensis.

60 white crocus in rectangular planters at back decking. Sept 2016.

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Calluna Vugaris 'Elegantissima'

Added on 9 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

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

Veronica 'Goldwell'

Added on 31 Aug, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Veronica.
Species: Veronica prostrata.

Under biggest blue conifer beside drive.

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Abies koreana

Added on 29 Aug, 2016 | 3 photos

21st July 2019, moved to drive-side border.

‘The Korean Fir is an outstanding species of great ornamental val...

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Aeonium 'Shwartzcopf'

Added on 29 Aug, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Aeonium.
Species: Aeonium canariense.

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Sedum 'SunSparkler-Lime Zinger'

Added on 17 Aug, 2016 | 2 photos

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Agapanthus 'Northern Star'

Added on 17 Aug, 2016 | 1 photo

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Aeonium arboreum 'Velours'

Added on 17 Aug, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Aeonium.
Species: Aeonium arboreum.

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Clematis tangutica 'Helios'

Added on 5 Aug, 2016 | 2 photos

Flowers june-October. Up to 2.5m. Prune group 3. Yellow flowers. Planted beside Cherry Plum in Golden border. Ta...

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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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Helianthemum 'Ben Ledi'

Added on 25 Jul, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Helianthemum.
Species: Helianthemum nummularium.

One in front of north side of raised hot colours border. July 2016. Deep red flowers.

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Lilium 'Pink Flavour'

Added on 21 Jul, 2016 | 3 photos

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Potentilla atrosanguinea 'Scarlet Starlet'

Added on 5 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Potentilla.
Species: Potentilla atrosanguinea.

Deep Scarlet saucers and luxurious grey-green leaves. Great foliage plant. Flowers all summer. 30cm. one underne...

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Rosa 'Grace'

Added on 29 Jun, 2016 | 3 photos

Pure apricot rosettes with warm scent. Very healthy. 1m. Repeat flowering shrub rose from David Austin. Dobbies ...

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Rosa 'Iceberg' (Climbing)

Added on 23 Jun, 2016 | 2 photos

To climb up new Arch in back (white) garden. June 2016 Glendoick.

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Thyme (Creeping)

Added on 19 Jun, 2016 | 1 photo

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Nemesia denticulata 'Confetti'

Added on 19 Jun, 2016 | 2 photos

Bought five small plugs from Hayloft 2016. Doing well in patio border...still very small, but growing and flower...

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Iris (Bearded Early Yellow) from Sue

Added on 19 Jun, 2016 | 2 photos

In Golden Border 19/6/16

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Iris (Bearded Early Blue) from sue

Added on 19 Jun, 2016 | 1 photo

In driveside border. 19/6/16

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Sedum sieboldii

Added on 16 Jun, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Sedum.
Species: Sedum seiboldii.

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Picea pungens 'Super Blue' - Colorado Blue Spruce

Added on 13 Jun, 2016 | 2 photos

In a pot on patio

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Allium 'Purple Sensation'

Added on 7 Jun, 2016 | 1 photo

Species: Allium..

In raised bed.

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Dutch Iris 'Metallic Shades'

Added on 2 Jun, 2016 | 2 photos

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Malus (unknown var. possibly 'Spartan')

Added on 30 May, 2016 | 1 photo

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Aloysia citrodora

Added on 27 May, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Aloysia.
Species: Aloysia citrodora.

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Vegetable Garden

Added on 27 May, 2016 | 7 photos

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Nymphaea

Added on 27 May, 2016 | 4 photos

Two in the pond. 27th May 2016. Lilies Water GArdens online.

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Sorbus cashmiriana

Added on 20 May, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Sorbus.
Species: Sorbus cashmiriana.

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Myriophyllum brasiliensis - Red Stemmed Parrot's Feather

Added on 19 May, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Myriophyllum.
Species: Myriophyllum brasiliensis.

Submerged oxygenating plant, also producing emergent growth. Pretty whorls of feathery green leaves on red stems...

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Aquilegia vulgaris (Woodside Group)

Added on 18 May, 2016 | 1 photo

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Rosa 'Purple Rain'

Added on 18 May, 2016 | 2 photos

Species: Rosa..

3 small but healthy bushes from Hayloft. May 2016. Double deep magenta/purple scented blooms on a dwarf/ground c...

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Galium odoratum - Sweet Woodruff

Added on 15 May, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Galium.
Species: Galium odoratum.

In small triangle of raised beds under the large Acer.

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Veronica gentianoides - Speedwell

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Veronica.
Species: Veronica gentianoides.

Lovely pale blue flower spikes above creeping mats of glossy, dark green foliage. Flowers late spring to early s...

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Trollius europaeus compacta 'Lemon Supreme'

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Trollius.
Species: Trollius europaeus.

30cm Brilliant lemon yellow flowers, very vigorous though compact of habit. Flowers May-June. One beside pond Ma...

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Teucrium chamaedrys Rose - Germander

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Teucrium.
Species: Teucrium chamaedrys.

Shrubby perennial hardy spreaing. Bears numerous small spikes of rose-pink flowers. Flowers all summer. 23x30cm....

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Teucrium hircanicum 'Purple Tails'

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Teucrium.
Species: Teucrium hircanicum.

In summer, spires of small, purple flowers rise above busy, green, aromatic foliage. Attractive, vigoous perenn...

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Paeonia 'Cherry Hill'

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia lactiflora.

A very early flowering variety with dark red flowers. Strong stems with very good length. Produces many flowers....

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Sedum 'Red Cauli'

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 4 photos

Species: Sedum..

one in sunny side of pod planting. Corner. 30x30 RHS AGM.

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Rudbeckia fulgida Deamii

Added on 8 May, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Rudbeckia.
Species: Rudbeckia fulgida.

One in golden border May 2016.

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Aquilegia 'Yellow Queen'

Added on 30 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia chrysantha.

One in golden border beside yellow iris.

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Heuchera 'Autumn leaves'

Added on 30 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Species: Heuchera..

Foliage red in spring, taupe in summer and ruby red in autumn. Prefers sun or part shade. Two in Heuchera corner.

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Heuchera 'Rachel'

Added on 30 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Purple flushed leaves with maroon undersides. Pink flowers on red stems in spring to md-summer. Prefers light sh...

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Crocosmia x crocosmiflora 'George Davidson'

Added on 26 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Crocosmia.
Species: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora.

2 for the hot border. Crocus April 2016

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Weigela florida variegata

Added on 21 Apr, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Weigela.
Species: Weigela florida.

AGM sun or light shade 1.4x 1.4m drive border. Dobbies April 2016

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Veronica beccabunga (Brooklime)

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Veronica.
Species: Veronica beccabunga.

Marginal pond plant bearing pretty blue flowers.

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Buddleja 'Pixie Blue'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

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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Parahebe 'Snow Clouds'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 4 photos

Species: Parahebe.

Erect racemes of small saucer-shaped white flowers with pink eyes appearing over blue-green foliage. Mat forming...

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Aquilegia 'Spring Magic White'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia x.

White single flowers on short stems above neat mounds of sivery grey foliage. Flwers early spring to early summe...

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Silene 'Druett's Variegated'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Silene.
Species: Silene armeria.

White flowers above neat mats of cream and green foliage. Flwers late spring to midsummer. Two in planters on de...

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Heuchera 'Firefly'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Green leaves red flowers. 75x 30cm

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Rhododendron (Dwarf) 'Oban'

Added on 15 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Rhododendron.
Species: Rhododendron (Dwarf).

1 added to Heuchera Corner April 2016.

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Rhododendron (Dwarf) 'Phalarope'

Added on 15 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Rhododendron.
Species: Rhododendron (Dwarf).

1 Added to Heuchera Corner April 2016

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Rhododendron (Dwarf) 'Patty Bee'

Added on 15 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

1 added to Golden Border. April 2016

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Weigela florida 'All Summer Red'

Added on 14 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

75x75cm. Flowers spring to autumn. Dwarf habit, fully hardy. 2 in pod garden, Crocus April 2016.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Doreen'

Added on 13 Apr, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia lactiflora.

80cm pink with yellw centre flowers June

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Paeonia 'Cytherea'

Added on 13 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia 'Cytherea'.

PAEONIA 'Cytherea'

Plant Type: Paeonia - Herbaceous & Hybrids
Grows To: 75 cm [29 inches]...

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Water feature

Added on 8 Apr, 2016 | 4 photos

Penstemon 'Pensham Laura'

Added on 4 Apr, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Penstemon.
Species: Penstemon.

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Geranium 'Patricia'

Added on 4 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium endressii x psilostemon.

3 for raised border. Good long flowering cranesbill. Crocus april 2016

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Styrax japonicus 'Marley’s Pink Parasol' (J L Weeping) - japanese snowbell

Added on 4 Apr, 2016 | 4 photos

Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained, neutral to acidic soil
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Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Brunnera.
Species: Brunnera macrophylla.

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

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Escallonia 'Iveyi'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Escallonia.
Species: Escallonia.

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Clematis viticella 'Abundance'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Planted to grow up Bramley apple tree. April 2016 Ashbrook.

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Brunnera 'Jack Frost'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

1 under Bramley Apple. April 2016 Ashbrook

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Ligustrum ovalifolium Aureum

Added on 27 Mar, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Ligustrum.
Species: Ligustrum ovalifolium.

One added to back of golden border. March 2016.

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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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Primula Lemon

Added on 27 Mar, 2016 | 1 photo

Five planted in Golden Border. Similar to cowslip. March 2016

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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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Vinca 'Illumination'

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Vinca.
Species: Vinca 'Illumination'.

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Picea sitchensis 'Papoose'

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Picea.
Species: Picea sitchensis.

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Viburnum carlesii

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Viburnum.
Species: Viburnum carlesii.

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Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman'

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Rhododendron.
Species: Rhododendron yak..