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Heuchera 'Blondie'

Added on 30 Oct, 2015 | 2 photos

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Enkianthus campanulatus

Added on 30 Oct, 2015 | 3 photos

2m x 1.2m in 10 years. Deciduous shrub with little white bell flowers in spring and fabulous autumn colours. Lig...

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Heuchera 'Indian Summer Cranberry'

Added on 29 Oct, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera.

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Erica x griffithsii 'Valerie Griffiths'

Added on 29 Oct, 2015 | 2 photos

Summer/Autumn flowering heather with golden evergreen foliage. 40x55cm.

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Lysimachia x 'Candela'

Added on 29 Oct, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Lysimachia.
Species: Lysimachia x 'Candela'.

White flower spikes on compact green foliage. Excellent autumn colours. 25 x 30cm. Hardy in normal winter condit...

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Heucherella 'Fire Frost'

Added on 19 Oct, 2015 | 1 photo

Species: Heucherella.

Height 25cm (foliage) 46cm (flowers)
Spread 46cm
Habit Mounded

Growing
Light Part Shade, Shade
Temperatur...

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Sorbus 'Chinese Lace'

Added on 16 Oct, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Sorbus.
Species: Sorbus x Chinese Lace.

Position: full sun or lightly dappled shade
Soil: tolerates most soil conditions
Rate of growth: average
Flow...

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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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Heuchera 'Paris'

Added on 19 Sep, 2015 | 2 photos

One for the patio. Nice green with blue hints and bright pink flowers.

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Heuchera 'Rio'

Added on 19 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

One for the patio. Full sun or part shade.

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Ilex meservea 'Blue Prince'

Added on 16 Sep, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Ilex.
Species: Ilex meservea.

Male holly needs shelter from cold winds.

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Sedum 'Ruby Glow'

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 2 photos

One under Hedge, shady side of pod planting.

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Narcissus 'Quail'

Added on 6 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Species: Narcussus jonquila 'Quail'.

10 bulbs in square planter with Chilean Guava.

Blueberry 'Ozark Blue'

Added on 6 Sep, 2015 | 0 photos

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Armeria 'Morning Star White'

Added on 4 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Armeria.
Species: Armeria maritima.

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Pinus parviflora 'Bonnie Bergman'

Added on 4 Sep, 2015 | 5 photos

Pinus parviflora 'Bergmanii'
Bergman Japanese White Pine
Categories: Dwarf Conifers
Bergman Japanes...

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Fragaria vesca sempervirens - Alpine Strawberry

Added on 17 Aug, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Fragaria.
Species: Fragaria vesca.

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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.

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Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Star'

Added on 10 Aug, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia chrysantha.

a few plants from seed planted at front of golden border. July 2015.

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Aquilegia longissima

Added on 10 Aug, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia longissima.

half a dozen from seed planted in the patio border August 2015.

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Edibles

Added on 9 Aug, 2015 | 13 photos

Anything that can be eaten that grows in my garden. Fruit, vegetables, flowers.

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Scabious 'Mariposa Blue'

Added on 5 Aug, 2015 | 1 photo

Species: Scabious columbaria.

lavender blue double flower heads. 45x45cm.

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Hyssopus officinalis - Hyssop

Added on 5 Aug, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Hyssopus.
Species: Hyssopus officinalis.

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Lilium 'Landini'

Added on 2 Aug, 2015 | 2 photos

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Geranium cinereum

Added on 25 Jul, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium cinereum.

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Hebe 'Nicola's Blush'

Added on 25 Jul, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Hebe.
Species: Hebe.

This Hebe was in the raised borders when I arrived and it flowered sporadically all winter. It was very overgro...

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Geranium 'Vision Violet'

Added on 24 Jul, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium sanguineum.

1 in patio border.

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Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'

Added on 24 Jul, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Pieris.
Species: Pieris japonica.

acid soil. 75x75cm. Requires some shade (not usually an issue in Scotland!, so mine is in full sun. Slow growing...

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Veronica 'Christy'

Added on 16 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Veronica.
Species: Veronica x hybrida 'Christy'.

15x30cm. Full sun. Good for attracting bees and butterflies.

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Escallonia 'Red Dream'

Added on 13 Jul, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Escallonia.
Species: Escallonia 'Red Dream'.

Escallonia 'Red Dream' is a dense, rounded evergreen shrub, with tiny, glossy oval shaped leaves. Leav...

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Sheen'

Added on 13 Jul, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Pachysandra.
Species: Pachysandra terminalis.

Hardy, evergreen spreading foliage plant with glossy green foliage and tiny white flower spikes. 15cm x 60cm. Pa...

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Rosa 'Wildfire' Patio Rose

Added on 11 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa 'Wildfire'.

Light Fragrance
Bred By Fryer
Flower Type Double/Full Bloom
Hardiness Hardy
Fragrance None
Repeating Good
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Sedum 'Autumn Charm'

Added on 8 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Sedum.
Species: Sedum 'Autumn Charm'.

2 cuttings from Shirley, both planted in green and white garden near path. Lovely cream variegation on the leaves.

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Erica vagans 'Yellow John'

Added on 6 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Erica.
Species: Erica vagans.

white flowers late summer. Golden foliage in winter. 35 x 45 cm.

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Rosa (patio creamy white)

Added on 30 Jun, 2015 | 2 photos

Scented patio rose in pot on patio.

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Rosa 'Princess of Wales'

Added on 30 Jun, 2015 | 2 photos

Floribunda. light scent. In white garden.

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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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Geranium 'Gravetye'

Added on 25 Jun, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium 'Gravetye'.

plug plant in border beside drive. GW free offer.

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Geranium sanguineum 'Elke'

Added on 25 Jun, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium sanguineum.

free offer from GW. Arrived as a plug. Planted in border beside Drive.

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Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama'

Added on 20 Jun, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Scabiosa.
Species: scabiosa caucasica.

Scabiosa caucasica 'Fama Deep Blue' is a most elegant flower. With long stems and intense blue blooms,...

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Parthenocissus henryana - Chinese Virginia Creeper

Added on 19 Jun, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Parthenocissus.
Species: Parthenocissus henryana.

deciduous self clinging climber. dark green leaves with silvery white veining. Red new growth. Turns bright red ...

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Wildflowers

Added on 16 Jun, 2015 | 25 photos

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Aquilegia (blue un-named)

Added on 14 Jun, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

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Polystichum setiferum - soft shield fern

Added on 7 Jun, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Polystichum.
Species: Polystichum setiferum.

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Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Added on 4 Jun, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum (Avens).

Origanum onites - French Marjoram

Added on 23 May, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Origanum.
Species: Origanum onites.

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Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy'

Added on 19 May, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Euonymus.
Species: Euonymus fortunei.

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Rhododendron 'Daviesii' (Ghent Azalea)

Added on 19 May, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Rhododendron.
Species: Rhododendron 'Daviesii'.

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Narcissus 'Pipit'

Added on 13 May, 2015 | 2 photos

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Sempervivum 'Rubin'

Added on 10 May, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Sempervivum.
Species: sempervivum 'Rubin'.

lovely dark red houseleek. Two under front of pod.

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Sedum spurium 'Coccineum'

Added on 10 May, 2015 | 3 photos

One in pod harden gravel. Left side, front. Three more added May 2018 under big Acer.

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Centaurea macrocephala

Added on 10 May, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Centaurea.
Species: Centaurea macrocephala.

One in the golden border.

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Lysimachia punctata 'Golden Alexander'

Added on 10 May, 2015 | 2 photos

golden variegated loosestrife. 50x 45 cm and flowers all summer! 2 in Golden border.

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Hamamelis 'Arnold Promise'

Added on 9 May, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Hamamelis.
Species: Hamamelis x intermedia.

Hardy - very cold Winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures dow...

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Epimedium grandiflorum 'Sirius'

Added on 7 May, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Epimedium.
Species: Epimedium grandiflorum.

One for the shade garden. From Long Acre

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Added on 6 May, 2015 | 0 photos

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Syringa vulgaris 'Madame Lemoine'

Added on 4 May, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Syringa.
Species: Syringa vulgaris.

3m x 2m after 10 years. Dense bunches of large, highly fragrant, double white flowers. Flowers begin green yeelo...

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Stachys macrantha Superba

Added on 2 May, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Stachys.
Species: Stachys macrantha.

clump forming perennial with heart shaped, soft, wrinkled leaves from which arise stout stems topped with cluste...

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Wildlife Pond

Added on 29 Apr, 2015 | 31 photos

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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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Leucothoe axillaris 'Twisting Red'

Added on 27 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Leucothoe.
Species: leucothoe axillaris.

twisting red is a new Leucothoe.the growth on its curly red leaves follows the direction of the sun in a spiral....

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Ranunculus flammula -Lesser Spearwort

Added on 27 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Ranunculus.
Species: Ranunculus flammula.

Lanceolate leaves with branching stems hold a large number of little yellow buttercup-like flowers.

Trim back...

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Rhododendron (Deciduous Azalea) 'Klondyke’

Added on 27 Apr, 2015 | 4 photos

Delicately scented golden flowers in May. Deciduous shrub with bronze foliage. Grows to 1.5 x1.5m.

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Narcissus 'Golden Ducat'

Added on 19 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

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Rosa 'Boscobel'

Added on 18 Apr, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Rosa.
Species: rosa.

rich Salmon, perfectly formed, rosette blooms. Medium strong myrrh fragrance. A vigorous, healthy and upright sh...

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophlla 'Thundercloud'

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Sambucus.
Species: Sambucus nigra.

Other names: Black elder 'Thundercloud', Bourtree 'Thundercloud', Common elder 'Thunder...

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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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Aponogeton distachos - Water Hawthorn

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Aponogeton.
Species: Aponogeton distachyos.

Hottonia palustris - Water Violet

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Hottonia.
Species: Hottonia palustris.

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Ranunculus aquatilis - Water Crowfoot

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Ranunculus.
Species: Ranunculus aquatilis.

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Myosotis palustris - Water Forget-Me-Not

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Myosotis.
Species: Myosotis palustris.

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Red Angel'

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 6 photos

Genus: Hydrangea.
Species: Hydrangea macrophylla.

Two in pots beside pod. Dark foliage with large red flowers through the summer. 120cm ht.

Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' - Dead Nettle

Added on 12 Apr, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Lamium.
Species: Lamium maculatum.

Silver grey and green foliage with pure white flowers late spring to midsummer. Prefers part shade. Two in plant...

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Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada'

Added on 12 Apr, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Helianthemum.
Species: Helianthemum nummularium.

one in Golden Border.

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Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque Flower)

Added on 7 Apr, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Pulsatilla.
Species: Pulsatilla vulgaris.

Tray of seedlings from Glamis castle planted in my border.

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Narcissus 'Sailboat'

Added on 6 Apr, 2015 | 2 photos

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Tulipa humilis 'Persian Pearl'

Added on 5 Apr, 2015 | 3 photos

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Campanula garganica 'Dicksons Gold'

Added on 3 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

three in golden border. April 2015.

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Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

Added on 25 Mar, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Centranthus.
Species: Centranthus ruber.

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Phlox divaricata 'Blue Perfume'

Added on 25 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox divaricata.

Position: partial shade
Soil: humus-rich, fertile, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Floweri...

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Omphalodes verna 'Alba'

Added on 20 Mar, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Omphalodes.
Species: Omphalodes verna.

Pretty white flowers and creeping stems. Enjoys part shade. 20 x 30cm. Semi evergreen. In the white garden at ...

Primula Vulgaris

Added on 20 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Primula.
Species: Primula vulgaris.

Three pots bought for under the hedge, but I split them up a bit so had a few more plants. In the wildflower bo...

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Aronia prunifolia 'Viking' - Chokeberry

Added on 19 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

bought two of these as they are a bit different, and reading up on them, ideal for Scotland. The berries have to...

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Narcissus 'Rip Van Winkle'

Added on 15 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

Small pot of this for pallet shelves. Plant in garden later.

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Larix kaempferi 'Stiff Weeping' - Japanese Larch

Added on 15 Mar, 2015 | 4 photos

Genus: Larix.
Species: Larix kaempferi.

Stiff Weeping is a deciduous larch with a compact, graceful, weeping form - only reaching an approximate eventua...

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Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Aurea'

Added on 15 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Cryptomeria.
Species: Cryptomeria japonica.

Conical soft foliage, light yellow. 10 year height, 6 feet.

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Rosa 'Jacqueline Du Pre'

Added on 13 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

Jacqueline du Pré (Harwanna)

Category Shrub Roses
(Modern Shrub Roses)
Bred By Harkness
Colour Blush whi...

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Rosa 'Night Owl'

Added on 13 Mar, 2015 | 3 photos

Night Owl - Floribunda Rose - Gold Standard Award Winning Rose
Night Owl produces eye catching clusters of larg...

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Crocus (early blue ? tomassianus?)

Added on 7 Mar, 2015 | 1 photo

In the back shady borders. Not planted by me.

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Crocus (Gold/Cream)

Added on 7 Mar, 2015 | 1 photo

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Crocus (Gold/Yellow)

Added on 7 Mar, 2015 | 1 photo

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Eranthis hyemalis Cilicica - Winter Aconite

Added on 3 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

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Lilium 'Arsenal'

Added on 3 Mar, 2015 | 3 photos

6 Bulbs from Harts for pots.

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Lilium 'Paintball'

Added on 3 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

3 bulbs for a pot from Harts.

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Lilium speciosum var. rubrum 'Uchida'

Added on 28 Feb, 2015 | 1 photo

6 in pots from Sarah Raven.

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Lilium 'Nerone'

Added on 28 Feb, 2015 | 1 photo

3 bulbs from Sarah Raven in a pot.

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Helleborus x Hybridus - Ashwood Garden Hybrids

Added on 27 Feb, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus X Hybridus.

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Skimmia japonica 'Red Riding Hood'

Added on 24 Feb, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Skimmia.
Species: Skimmia japonica.

Skimmia japonica 'Red Riding Hood' is a dwarf shrub with glossy dark green leaves and clusters of pink...