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Clematis 'Parisienne'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 1 photo

Violet flowers with Dark red centre from spring to late summer. Ht 4' Planted to grow up Rose 'Salvati...

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Rhododendron variegata ponticum (standard)

Added on 5 Feb, 2015 | 2 photos

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Rosa 'Margaret Merril' (Standard)

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa.

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Pear 'Concorde'

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 1 photo

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Rhododendron (dwarf) 'Scarlet Wonder'

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 2 photos

2 In Heuchera Corner.

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Rhododendron (dwarf) 'Wren'

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 3 photos

1 Added to Heuchera Corner April 2016. 1 already in Golden Border.

Rhododendron (dwarf) 'Shamrock'

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Rhododendron.
Species: Rhododendron.

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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'tricolor'

Added on 25 Jan, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Osmanthus.
Species: Osmanthus heterophyllus.

Evergreen prickly leaved shrub. Small growing to about 50cm. yellow leaves with green speckles and reddish tinge...

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Rosa 'Lady Emma Hamilton'

Added on 9 Dec, 2014 | 2 photos

Lady Emma Hamilton (Ausbrother)
David Austin Recommended Variety

Category English Roses
(English Rose Co...

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Rosa 'Graham Thomas'

Added on 9 Dec, 2014 | 2 photos

David Austin Recommended Variety

Category English Roses
(English Rose Collection)
Bred By David Austin
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Rosa 'The Poet's Wife'

Added on 9 Dec, 2014 | 4 photos

Category English Roses
(English Rose Collection)
Bred By David Austin
Flower Type Double/Full Bloom
Size M...

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Malus 'Comptesse De Paris'

Added on 3 Dec, 2014 | 2 photos

Species: Malus..

This Malus Tree, more commonly known as a Flowering Crab Apple, offers delicate, white blossom in spring amongst...

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Rosa glauca

Added on 2 Dec, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa glauca.

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Rosa 'Munstead Wood' (Standard)

Added on 2 Dec, 2014 | 2 photos

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Euonymus (standard)

Added on 2 Dec, 2014 | 1 photo

in patio border for winter interest.

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Viburnum tinus 'Lisa Rose' ('Laurustinus')

Added on 24 Nov, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Viburnum.
Species: Viburnum tinus.

Hardy evergreen shrub. Pink buds open to white flowers throughout autumn, winter and spring. This variety branc...

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Hebe (ex Shirley)

Added on 18 Nov, 2014 | 2 photos

in patio border.

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Malus 'John Downie' - Crab Apple

Added on 13 Nov, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus.

Probably the most popular of all the Crab Apple trees this tree is notable for its oval fruit which are glossy a...

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Narcissus W.P. Milner

Added on 29 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Narcissus.
Species: Narcissus 'W P Milner'.

Species daffodil. March/April 20cm.

In pot on patio with small conifer.

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Tulip 'Monte Carlo'

Added on 27 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa acuminata.

12 bulbs in large wooden box planter on patio, with tete a tete and yellow Iris danfordiae for spring.

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Malus 'Scotch Bridget'

Added on 24 Oct, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus domestica.

A reliable Scottish cooking apple that is also widely-grown in north-west England.
Scotch Bridget phototape
Or...

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Malus 'Katy'

Added on 24 Oct, 2014 | 3 photos

Heavy crops of bright red early fruit. Sweet, juicy, acid firm flesh. Excellent juice and makes palatable cider....

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Tulipa humilis 'Alba Caerulata Oculata'

Added on 24 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa humilis.

10 bulbs in black pot.

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Phlox paniculata (possibly 'Purple Eye Flame')

Added on 19 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

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Prunus domestica italica - Greengage 'Cambridge Gage'

Added on 17 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Prunus.
Species: Prunus domestica.

Position: full sun
Soil: will tolerate most soils, except very chalky or badly drained
Rate of growth: slow gr...

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Heuchera 'Marmalade'

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

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Tulipa hageri 'Little Beauty'

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 4 photos

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa hageri 'Little Beauty'.

20 in large square pot around cotoneaster frigidus, and 10 in the front of lower raised bed.

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Cotoneaster frigidus 'Cornubia'

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Cotoneaster.
Species: Cotoneaster frigidus.

in pot at gate.

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Drimys lanceolata

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Drimys.
Species: Drimys lanceolata.

two in large pot at garage.

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Scabiosa columbarium 'Butterfly Blue'

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Scabiosa.
Species: Scabiosa columbaria.

two near front of lower raised bed.

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Allium Ostrowskanium

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium ostrowskianum.

20 bulbs at end of lower raised bed.

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Tulip whitallii

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Species: tulip whitallii.

30 bulbs around Apple trees.

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Allium sphaerocephalon

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium sphaerocephalon.

44 bulbs under Bramley Apple tree.

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Tulipa sylvestris

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 5 photos

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa sylvestris.

Heuchera corner 10 bulbs. Yellw, scented.

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Narcissus 'Sun Disc'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

in big brown planter at front door window.

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Narcissus 'Jetfire'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

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Narcissus 'Hawera'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

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Narcissus 'Pacific Coast'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

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Heuchera 'Sweet Princess'

Added on 9 Oct, 2014 | 3 photos

from Turrifs. Oct 2014.

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Heuchera 'Lime Ruffles'

Added on 8 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

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Heuchera 'Sweet Tart'

Added on 8 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

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Heuchera 'Winter Joy'

Added on 8 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

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Meconopsis betonicifolia ‘Alba’

Added on 8 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

From Ashbrook May 2018

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Paeonia cambessedesii

Added on 8 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia cambessedesii.

Small plant sent from Brian Oct 2014. Planted at corner of Patio nearest to Arch.

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Muscari (White)

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

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Crocus ‘Jeanne D’Arc’

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

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Heuchera 'Black Taffeta'

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera 'Black Taffeta'.

Sun or part shade. flowers June to August. Dainty pink flowers on dark stems. Large silky black glossy ruffled ...

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Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 0 photos

Viburnum Tinus 'Eve Price'

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Viburnum.
Species: Viburnum tinus.

One added to the green and white garden.

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Lamium galeobdolon Variegatum

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Lamium.
Species: Lamium galeobdolon.

Sun, part shade, well drained soil. Yellow Flowers Spring. 20x45cm. One planted on bank in Heuchera Corner.

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Narcissus 'Thalia'

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 1 photo

Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Rate of growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: Ma...

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Narcissus 'Misty Glen'

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

RHS AGM

Misty Glen - one of the very finest daffodils which opens pure white with satiny smooth perianths ...

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Gentian

Added on 11 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Gentiana.
Species: Gentiana sino-ornata.

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Heuchera 'Saturn'

Added on 4 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera.

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Heuchera 'Silver Scrolls'

Added on 4 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: heuchera.

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Euonymus fortunei 'Golden Prince'

Added on 1 Sep, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Euonymus.
Species: Euonymus fortunei.

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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Summer Snow'

Added on 26 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana.

2 in planters at back door.

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Elaeagnus pungens 'Maculata'

Added on 22 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Elaeagnus.
Species: Elaeagnus pungens.

August 2014 in Golden border to replace veronicastrum.

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Ilex aquifolium 'Madame Briot' - Holly

Added on 22 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Planted August 2014 in fernery at back of house.moved in 2015 to driveside border and doing ok, but very slow.

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Hedera helix 'Buttercup'

Added on 22 Aug, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Hedera.
Species: Hedera helix.

Planted to grow up the old plum tree stump. August 2014.

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Garden Ornaments

Added on 21 Aug, 2014 | 29 photos

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Potentilla 'Monarch's Velvet'

Added on 18 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Potentilla.
Species: Potentilla.

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Sedum telephium 'Purple Emperor'

Added on 13 Aug, 2014 | 4 photos

Genus: Sedum.
Species: Sedum telephium.

AGM. 45x45cm. Fully hardy.

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Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

Added on 13 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Ceratostigma.
Species: Ceratostigma willmottianum.

90x90cm. Frost hardy.

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Echeveria 'Pearl of Nuremberg'

Added on 8 Aug, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Echeveria.
Species: Echeveria 'Pearl of Nuremberg'.

RHS AGM hardy and perennial in good drainage. Four in greenhouse planter.

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Sedum pachyclados

Added on 8 Aug, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Sedum.
Species: Sedum pachyclados.

Blue-green foliage with white flowers in early autumn. 10x30cm.

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Olea europaea

Added on 8 Aug, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Olea.
Species: Olea europaea.

Trim in spring. Feed weekly during growing season. In greenhouse.

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Phlox paniculata 'Peacock White'

Added on 31 Jul, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.

Compact and well branched bearing do es of fragrant white flowers. 70x70cm.

Two in cools and blues border.

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Pinus sylvestris 'Chantry Blue'

Added on 31 Jul, 2014 | 3 photos

An irregular shaped bush with startling blue colour in winter. 10 yr ht. 6-7' . Can be trimmed.

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Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona'

Added on 27 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Ligularia.
Species: Ligularia dentata.

Two at back of hot bed.

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Uncinia rubra - Hook Sedge/Red Sedge

Added on 22 Jul, 2014 | 3 photos

Ordered these from 'Pantify' with sambucus Black Lace for the red/black garden and look at them...they...

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'

Added on 11 Jul, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia lactiflora.

Large red double flowers are displayed above dense clump of robust, lobed foliage. Full sun or part shade in dee...

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Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane' (syn. 'Little Lime')

Added on 10 Jul, 2014 | 3 photos

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

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Sedum 'Xenox'

Added on 4 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Species: Sedum..

Sedum ‘Xenox’

Autumn Stonecrop
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant number: 1.485.620

The border varieties of Stonecrop ...

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Penstemon 'Rich Ruby'

Added on 4 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Species: Penstemon..

Description
Penstemon ‘Rich Ruby’ is a fully hardy, perennial, semi-evergreen plant with deep red flowers i...

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Lysimachia punctata

Added on 4 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Not to be confused with the noxious weed Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). This is a vigorous species that...

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Lamium 'orvala'

Added on 4 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Species: Lamium..

Position: partial to full shade
Soil: any garden soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: May to July
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Achillea 'Red Velvet'

Added on 4 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Position: full sun
Soil: moist, well-drained, non acidic
Rate of Growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: May t...

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Alstroemeria ’Golden Delight’

Added on 3 Jul, 2014 | 3 photos

60 - 120 cm. Flowers June to November. Sun. Cut back old growth in Nov/Dec. Mulch well for first winter. Feed, ...

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Hosta 'Pineapple Upside Down Cake'

Added on 26 Jun, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta 'Pineapple Upside Down Cake'.

Two of these, one in the front, one in the back. Long elegant golden leaves.

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Hosta 'Dream Weaver'

Added on 26 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta 'Dream Weaver'.

Lovely name and a lovely plant for the golden border.

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Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears'

Added on 26 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta 'Frosted Mouse Ears'.

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Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White'

Added on 26 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Pulmonaria.
Species: Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White'.

One in centre of back garden.

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Francoa sonchifolia

Added on 23 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Francoa.
Species: Francoa sonchifolia.

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Centranthus ruber var. coccineus - Red Valerian

Added on 23 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Centranthus.
Species: Centranthus ruber.

Deep reddish-pink flower heeads smothering mounds of fleshy greyish green foliage. Good for cutting. Sun and we...

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Vases of flowers from the garden

Added on 22 Jun, 2014 | 25 photos

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Rosa 'Perennial Blue'

Added on 19 Jun, 2014 | 3 photos

Rambler/Climber. Scented. Deep purple/violet semi double flowers. Flowers small in clusters. Will tolerate smal...

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Rosa 'Sunrise'

Added on 19 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Climbing Rose planted to climb on Apple Tree. June 2014. Style Roses. Excellent condition when it arrived.

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Campanula Poscharskyana 'E. H. Frost'

Added on 19 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Inherited plant in raised beds. It is in fact a very pale blue. Not certain of the name, but pretty sure this ...

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Carex elata 'Aurea'

Added on 16 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Carex.
Species: Carex elata.

Not very aurea at the moment, but it will turn bright gold as it matures....unless of course they sent me the wr...

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Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

Added on 16 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Abelia.
Species: Abelia x grandiflora.

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Astilbe chinensis pumila

Added on 16 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Astilbe.
Species: Astilbe chinensis.

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Anemone barbulata - Chinese woodland Anemone

Added on 14 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Anemone.
Species: Anemone barbulata.

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Rosa 'Warm Welcome' - Miniature Climbing Rose

Added on 12 Jun, 2014 | 3 photos

RHS AGM. 2.4m x 1.2m. Likes a sunny spot.

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Berberis buxifolia 'Nana'

Added on 12 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Berberis.
Species: Berberis buxifolia.

Compact evergreen shrub which produces tiny yellow flowers in spring. 40cm. Full sun or part shade.

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Euphorbia oblongata

Added on 12 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Euphorbia.
Species: Euphorbia oblongata.

This is a vigorous herbaceous perennial with dark green leaves that have pale green veins. The flowers are a vib...

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Rosa 'Charlotte'

Added on 10 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Charlotte (Auspoly)
David Austin Recommended Variety

Category English Roses
(English Rose Collection)
B...

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Picea abies 'Remontii'

Added on 10 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Picea.
Species: Picea abies.

One of the finest conical dwarfs, a dense slow-growing conical bush. Height in 10 years 75cm. Eventual height 1...

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Campanula portenschlagiana

Added on 6 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

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Geranium clarkei 'Kashmir Purple'

Added on 6 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium clarkei.