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Potentilla 'Monarch's Velvet'

Added on 18 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Potentilla.
Species: Potentilla.

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Hylotelephium 'Purple Emperor'

Added on 13 Aug, 2014 | 4 photos

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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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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Hylotelephium 'Xenox'

Added on 4 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Sedum ‘Xenox’

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

The border varieties of Stonecrop ...

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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 | 2 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 | 2 photos

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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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.

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Digitalis Grandiflora

Added on 6 Jun, 2014 | 3 photos

Three plants from Crocus June 2014. For Golden Border.

Position: full sun to partial shade
Soil: moist, well...

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Ilex x altaclerensis 'Golden King'

Added on 3 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Ilex.
Species: Ilex x altaclerensis.

4m x2.5m. Large young tree in golden border.

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Euonymus (mini standard)

Added on 3 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Euonymus.
Species: Euonymus fortunei.

Var. unknown. Small standard stem. In golden border.

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Trollius europaeus - Globe Flower

Added on 3 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

Borders, waterside and Bog gardens. Full sun or part shade. 60x45cm. Flowers late spring to early summer.

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Acer shirasawanum 'Jordan'

Added on 1 Jun, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer shirasawanum.

'Fullmoon' Japanese Maple. Hardy dwarf slow-growing. Brilliant red autumn foliage. Up to 2m.

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Geum 'Lady Stratheden'

Added on 31 May, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum coccineum.

Double yellow flowwers. 60x45cm flowers late spring to late summer. Three plants in the Golden border.

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Euonymus japonica picta 'Luna'

Added on 31 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Euonymus.
Species: Euonymus japonica picta.

1.5x1m Full sun or light shade.

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Euonymus 'Emerald 'N' Gold'

Added on 31 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Euonymus.
Species: Euonymus fortunei.

1m. Full sun or part shade.

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Griselinia littoralis 'Variegata'

Added on 31 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Griselinia.
Species: Griselinia littoralis.

2.5x1.5m Evergreen. Sunny, sheltered spot.

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Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus'

Added on 31 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Euonymus.
Species: Euonymus japonicus.

RHS AGM. Sun or light shade. 2.5 x 2.5m.

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Geum borisii 'Queen of Orange'

Added on 31 May, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geum.
Species: Geum borisii.

Three in hot colours bed. May 2014.

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Rosa 'Simple Gold'

Added on 30 May, 2014 | 3 photos

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Camellia japonica 'Silver Anniversary'

Added on 27 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Camellia.
Species: Camellia japonica.

Position: partial shade (but not east-facing)
Soil: moist but well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil (or ericaceou...

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Anemone hupehensis 'September Charm'

Added on 27 May, 2014 | 2 photos

In back woodland shady corner behind greenhouse.

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Verbascum 'Clementine'

Added on 18 May, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Verbascum.
Species: Verbascum bombyciferum.

Tall spikes of coppery orange flowers with contrasting purple filament hairs. Prefers sun in well-drained soil....

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Cornus mas 'Aurea'

Added on 18 May, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Cornus.
Species: Cornus mas.

Golden foliage variety of my favourite late winter flowering shrub/small tree. 2 in the hedge border.

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Geranium himaleyense 'Plenum'

Added on 18 May, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium himaleyense.

rescued a small piece from FIL's garden. Planted in sunny corner shrub border at front of living room. May...

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Geum 'Alabama Slammer'

Added on 18 May, 2014 | 3 photos

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Malus domestica (cooking apple)

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 3 photos

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Malus domestica ‘Golden Delicious’

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 3 photos

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Camellia (?Debbie)

Added on 16 May, 2014 | 3 photos

This Camellia was here when we moved in. It was looking very chlorotic, and it was planted on the south side of...

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Malus domestica 'Discovery'

Added on 12 May, 2014 | 3 photos

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Mentha suaveolens Variegata

Added on 6 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Mentha.
Species: Mentha suaveolens.

Primula veris

Added on 6 May, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Primula.
Species: Primula veris.

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Heuchera 'Plum Pudding'

Added on 2 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera sanguinea.

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Clematis 'Fleuri'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis.

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Clematis 'Versailles'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis.

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Clematis integrifolia 'Pangbourne Pink'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis integrifolia.

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Lemon and Lime'

Added on 29 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Chaenomeles.
Species: Chaenomeles x superba.

Brought from old garden in pot. Pale lemony/greenish flowers in April/May. Tolerates shade. Planted in back ga...

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Acer palmatum atropurpureum

Added on 28 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Mature Japanese Maple which I've inherited. All it needs now is a Clematis through it! ;)

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Iris 'Jane Phillips'

Added on 27 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Two pots for sunny shrubby border. April 2014. Scented, intense blue flowers. Flowers mid to late spring. 90x45cm

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Plum 'Victoria'

Added on 27 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Prunus.
Species: Prunus domestica.

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Blueberry 'Bluecrop'

Added on 27 Apr, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Vaccinium.
Species: Vaccinium corymbosum.

Mid-season, fruiting end July. Vigorous, upright growth reaching 4-6feet at maturity. light blue berries, bronze...

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Dryopteris affinis 'Pinderi'

Added on 24 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Dryopteris.
Species: Dryopteris affinis.

Semi evergreen fern hardy 60cm.

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Tiarella 'Spring Symphony'

Added on 24 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Tiarella.
Species: Tiarella cordifolia.

18x25

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Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Added on 22 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium.

Clear blue flowers over spreading mounds of finely divided, dark green leaves. Flowers late spring to mid-summer...

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Rhododendron (Dwarf *4 Name unknown)

Added on 21 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

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Rhododendron (Dwarf *3 name unknown)

Added on 21 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

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Anemone Nemorosa 'Vestal' - Wood Anemone

Added on 20 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Anemone.
Species: Anemone nemorosa.

Little wood anemone 'hitch-hiked' here in an Aquilegia.

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Rhododendron ( Dwarf *2 name unknown)

Added on 20 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

This one not so small as the blue one. About 2 - 3 feet high with buds pale pink, opening to pinkish white flow...

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Bluebells - Spanish

Added on 14 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Hyacinthoides.
Species: Hyacinthoides hispanica.

Lots of clumps in front of roadside hedge.

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Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'

Added on 13 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Brought from Dad's garden. April 2014.

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Camellia X 'Night Rider'

Added on 13 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Camellia.
Species: Camellia X 'Night Rider'.

Very slow-growing evergreen shrub with with pink to dark purple new foliage. A mass of very dark wine red, semi...

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Sedum spurium 'Voodoo'

Added on 13 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Compact and mounding evergreen. Purple red ovate foliage is topped by masses of luminous rosy red blooms in summ...

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Rosmarinus officinalis

Added on 13 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Rosmarinus.
Species: Rosmarinus officinalis.

Blue late spring flowers on bushy evergreen growth. Quite hardy and attracts butterflies and bees. Sunny positi...

Origanum vulgare 'Country Cream'

Added on 13 Apr, 2014 | 0 photos

Bushy perennial herb with attractive cream and green variegated foliage and pale pink summer flowers that attrac...

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Narcissus (scented, double, small flowered, yellow)

Added on 10 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Narcissus.
Species: Narcissus.

Origanum vulgare compactum

Added on 9 Apr, 2014 | 0 photos

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Fritillaria meleagris

Added on 7 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Fritillaria.
Species: Fritillaria meleagris.

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Anemone sylvestris - Snowdrop Anemone

Added on 7 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Anemone.
Species: Anemone sylvestris.

Three 2L pots from Plantify for the back garden. Arrived in great condition, if a little soft, with flower buds...

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Viburnum tinus

Added on 29 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Viburnum.
Species: Viburnum tinus.

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Geranium pyrenaicum 'Bill Wallis'

Added on 29 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium pyrenaicum.

1 for patio border, Ashbrook March 2014.

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Primula 'Cheshire Life'

Added on 29 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

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Narcissus 'Minnow'

Added on 25 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Narcissus.
Species: Narcissus.

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Primula denticulata 'Rubin'

Added on 25 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Primula.
Species: Primula denticulata.

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Potentilla 'Miss Wilmott'

Added on 25 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Potentilla.
Species: Potentilla nepalensis.

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Phlox paniculata 'Katherine'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.

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Phlox paniculata 'Junior Surprise'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

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Phlox paniculata 'The King'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.

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Phlox paniculata 'Rembrandt'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.

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Phlox paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.

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Phlox paniculata 'Ice Cream'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.

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Lilium 'Ladylike'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium 'ladylike'.

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Lilium 'Stargazer'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium 'Stargazer'.