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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 | 1 photo

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 | 2 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 | 1 photo

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 | 1 photo

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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Hylotelephium 'Red Cauli'

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 3 photos

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.

Aquilegia 'Yellow Queen'

Added on 30 Apr, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia chrysantha.

One in golden border beside yellow iris.

Heuchera 'Autumn leaves'

Added on 30 Apr, 2016 | 0 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 | 1 photo

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 | 1 photo

Genus: Crocosmia.
Species: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora.

2 for the hot border. Crocus April 2016

Veronica beccabunga (Brooklime)

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 0 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 | 1 photo

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 | 3 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 | 1 photo

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...

Heuchera 'Firefly'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 0 photos

Green leaves red flowers. 75x 30cm

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Rhododendron (Dwarf) 'Oban'

Added on 15 Apr, 2016 | 3 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 | 3 photos

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 | 1 photo

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 | 0 photos

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 | 1 photo

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.

Primula Lemon

Added on 27 Mar, 2016 | 0 photos

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 | 4 photos

Genus: Picea.
Species: Picea sitchensis.

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Viburnum carlesii

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Viburnum.
Species: Viburnum carlesii.

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Rhododendron 'Percy Wiseman'

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Rhododendron.
Species: Rhododendron yak..

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Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten'

Added on 10 Mar, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Epimedium.
Species: Epimedium x perralchicum.

Bright yellow flowers. 40 x 60cm. In golden border.

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Anemone blanda

Added on 28 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Three pots for under the bronze leaved Rhododendron 'Ebony Pearl'

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Clematis 'The Vagabond'

Added on 25 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'The Vagabond'.

Planted to grow up Prunus 'Kojo No Mai'
Velvety Purple

Prune Light - Group 2

Any Aspect
Height...

Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love'

Added on 25 Feb, 2016 | 0 photos

Planted to grow up the Spartan Apple Tree
Any Aspect

Dark Red
Flowering:July to September
Height: 10 - 12f...

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Clematis 'Fujimusume'

Added on 25 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Fujimusume'.

For growing up the pear tree in the large planter. Pale powder blue flowers, stunning. Group 2. 1-1.5m max. Wi...

Rosa 'Golden Patio'

Added on 19 Feb, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa 'Golden Patio'.

2010 by Chessum. Repeat flowering fragrant yellow rose 55x60cm. Good for bees.

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Leucothoe walteri 'Zeblid'

Added on 18 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Leucothoe.
Species: Leucothoe walteri 'Zeblid'.

Ericaceous evergreen plant (acidic soil required). Very hardy ground cover to 50cm high max. Sun or shade. Tiny ...

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Clematis 'Arabella'

Added on 18 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Arabella'.

Blu/purple flowers in abundance up to 1.8m. Any aspect. Flowers all summer. Prune group 3.

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Clematis 'Endellion'

Added on 18 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Pink flowers with darker bar. Suitable for pot. Boulevard collection. Extremely free flowering from early summer...

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Clematis 'Abilene'

Added on 18 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Abilene'.

Boulevard collection. Pink flowers all summer. 1.2m max height.Group 3 pruning. Will take some shade.

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Rosa 'Nozomi' (Meaning 'Hope' in Japanese)

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Two bought on sale £4 each from Ashbrook for tumbling over edge of raised border. Pale pink flowers repeating in...

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Dianella tasmanica 'Tas Red'

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Grass like plant with evergreen sword-like foliage. In summer has blue flowers and blue berries in winter. Hardy.

Penstemon 'Alice Hindley'

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Penstemon.
Species: Penstemon 'Alice Hindley'.

Three for raised pink and blue border. Feb.2016

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Clematis 'Multi-Blue'

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 2 photos

Double blue flowers. Group 2. 1 from B&Q sale for £3 for raised border on obelisk.

April 2016 1 added to ...

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Clematis 'Blue Ravine'

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Blue Ravine'.

The wide lavender blue sepals of Clematis 'Blue Ravine' contrast beautifully with its dark purple anth...

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Alstroemeria 'Rock N Roll'

Added on 21 Jan, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Alstroemeria.
Species: Alstroemeria 'Rock N Roll'.

One pot from Gardening Express for patio. Keep in Greenhouse until spring.

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Luzula sylvatica aurea "Solar Flare"

Added on 21 Jan, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Luzula.
Species: Luzula sylvatica.

Three large established pots of evergold grasses. From Gardening Express Jan 16 for Golden Border.

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Uvularia grandiflora - 'Merrybells'

Added on 8 Jan, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Uvularia.
Species: Uvularia grandiflora.

UVULARIA grandiflora

Plant Type: Perennials
Grows To: 75 cm [29 inches]
Flowers: May - Jun

Slow sp...

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Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris 'Silver Lining'

Added on 29 Dec, 2015 | 1 photo

One small plant bought 2015 for a shady spot. Planted in the ground in November 15 behind the new seat beside B...

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Rosa 'Reine Des Violettes'

Added on 17 Dec, 2015 | 2 photos

4' shrub rose planted in front of house. Has lovely violet flowers with many petals on a flattened form of...

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Rosa 'Violet Cloud'

Added on 2 Dec, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa 'Violet Cloud'.

Patio rose from Harkness.

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Rosa 'Ruby Ribbon'

Added on 2 Dec, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa 'Ruby Ribbon'.

Patio rose from Harkness.

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Verbascum phoenicium 'Violetta'

Added on 25 Nov, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Verbascum.
Species: Verbascum phoenicium 'Violetta'.

Three pots for central raised border.

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Stokesia laevis

Added on 25 Nov, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Stokesia.
Species: Stokesia laevis.

3 pots for raised border.

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Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo'

Added on 25 Nov, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Stachys.
Species: Stachys officinalis.

4 pots for raised border.

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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...

Heuchera 'Indian Summer Cranberry'

Added on 29 Oct, 2015 | 0 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...

Heucherella 'Fire Frost'

Added on 19 Oct, 2015 | 0 photos

Species: Heucherella.

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

Growing
Light Part Shade, Shade
Temperatur...

Sorbus 'Chinese Lace'

Added on 16 Oct, 2015 | 0 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...

Heuchera 'Paris'

Added on 19 Sep, 2015 | 0 photos

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

Heuchera 'Rio'

Added on 19 Sep, 2015 | 0 photos

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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Hylotelephium '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 | 6 photos

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

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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 | 1 photo

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 | 29 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.

Hyssopus officinalis - Hyssop

Added on 5 Aug, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Hyssopus.
Species: Hyssopus officinalis.

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Lilium 'Landini'

Added on 2 Aug, 2015 | 1 photo

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Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'

Added on 25 Jul, 2015 | 1 photo

Hebe 'Nicola's Blush'

Added on 25 Jul, 2015 | 0 photos

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...

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Sheen'

Added on 13 Jul, 2015 | 1 photo

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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Hylotelephium 'Autumn Charm'

Added on 8 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

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 | 1 photo

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.