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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 | 1 photo

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 | 20 photos

Aquilegia (blue un-named)

Added on 14 Jun, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Polystichum setiferum - soft shield fern

Added on 7 Jun, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Polystichum.
Species: Polystichum setiferum.

Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Added on 4 Jun, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum (Avens).

Origanum onites - French Marjoram

Added on 23 May, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Origanum.
Species: Origanum onites.

Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy'

Added on 19 May, 2015 | 0 photos

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 | 2 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 | 3 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 | 22 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.

Narcissus 'Golden Ducat'

Added on 19 Apr, 2015 | 0 photos

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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 | 2 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 | 2 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 | 1 photo

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 | 1 photo

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 | 1 photo

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...

Pieris (var. unknown, inherited from previous owner)

Added on 10 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

Crocus (early blue ? tomassianus?)

Added on 7 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

In the back shady borders. Not planted by me.

Crocus (Gold/Cream)

Added on 7 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

Crocus (Gold/Yellow)

Added on 7 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

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Eranthis hyemalis Cilicica - Winter Aconite

Added on 3 Mar, 2015 | 1 photo

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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 | 1 photo

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...

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Clematis urophylla 'Winter Beauty'

Added on 14 Feb, 2015 | 1 photo

Also known as C. clarkeana 'winter beauty'. I spotted one in a local garden in flower this week (mid f...

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Clematis 'Corinne'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 1 photo

Brand new introduction to the nursery Clematis Corrine from Raymond Evisons patio collection (the boulevard co...

Clematis 'Picardy'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 0 photos

Species: Clematis..

Dusky red flowers from early summer to autumn. Ht 1m. Planted to grow on standard rose 'Munstead Wood'...

Clematis 'Parisienne'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 0 photos

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 | 1 photo

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Rosa 'Margaret Merril' (Standard)

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa.

Pear 'Concorde'

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 0 photos

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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.

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'tricolor'

Added on 25 Jan, 2015 | 0 photos

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 | 3 photos

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

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Malus 'Comtesse De Paris'

Added on 3 Dec, 2014 | 3 photos

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

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Rosa 'Munstead Wood' (Standard)

Added on 2 Dec, 2014 | 1 photo

Euonymus (standard)

Added on 2 Dec, 2014 | 0 photos

in patio border for winter interest.

Viburnum tinus 'Lisa Rose' ('Laurustinus')

Added on 24 Nov, 2014 | 0 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 | 1 photo

in patio border.

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Malus 'John Downie' - Crab Apple

Added on 13 Nov, 2014 | 1 photo

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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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 | 2 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.

Phlox paniculata 'Purple Flame'

Added on 19 Oct, 2014 | 0 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...

Heuchera 'Marmalade'

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 0 photos

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Tulipa hageri 'Little Beauty'

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 2 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 | 2 photos

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.

Scabiosa columbarium 'Butterfly Blue'

Added on 15 Oct, 2014 | 0 photos

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 | 2 photos

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa sylvestris.

Heuchera corner 10 bulbs. Yellw, scented.

Narcissus 'Sun Disc'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 0 photos

in big brown planter at front door window.

Narcissus 'Jetfire'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 0 photos