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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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Bergenia 'Pink Dragonfly'

Added on 4 Aug, 2019 | 2 photos

'Pink Dragonfly' is a clump-forming evergreen perennial, to 45cm high, with somewhat leathery, rounded...

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Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’

Added on 21 Mar, 2018 | 2 photos

3 from Crocus for White garden. march 2018

Betula nigra ‘Black Star’

Added on 5 Feb, 2019 | 0 photos

Common Name: River Birch, Red Birch
Latin Name: Betula nigra
Soil: Medium moisture, well-drained. Acid, alkal...

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Betula pendula Dalecarlica

Added on 1 Feb, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Betula.
Species: Betula pendula.

The national tree of Sweden. Hardy Silver Birch with Pretty feathered leaves. White Bark.

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Betula utilis jacquemontii 'Silver shadow'

Added on 21 Jan, 2014 | 1 photo

Three small saplings planted a foot apart for a multi stemmed effect. Bluebell Nursery Jan. 2014

The best of ...

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Blackberry 'Waldo'

Added on 23 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

Thorn free variety with good flavoured fruits. To grow up front of garage wall. April 2017.

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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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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...

Blueberry 'Goldtraube 23' - Vaccineum corymbosum

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Prune May-June

Blueberry 'Nortland' - Vaccineum corymbosum

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

Blueberry 'Ozark Blue'

Added on 6 Sep, 2015 | 0 photos

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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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Brunnera macrophylla 'Dawson's White'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Brunnera.
Species: Brunnera macrophylla.

1 under the Bramley..nb flowers are blue. Creamy white variegated foliage.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Mr Morse'

Added on 17 Apr, 2017 | 2 photos

Three in Fern garden for spring interest. April 2017.

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Buddleia 'Santana'

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Buddleja.
Species: Buddleja davidii.

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Buddleia davidii 'White Profusion'

Added on 3 Mar, 2017 | 2 photos

Buddleia x weyeriana 'Sungold'

Added on 27 Mar, 2019 | 0 photos

Large plant bought for the corner where I removed the big conifer, spring 2019.

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Buddleja 'Pixie Blue'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

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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Buxus sempervirens Elegantissima

Added on 28 Dec, 2017 | 1 photo

First ever Box plant in my gardens. I've never ever bought a Box before. But this was on the sale table at ...

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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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Calluna Vugaris 'Elegantissima'

Added on 9 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Four white heathers in planters on back decking. Sept. 2016.

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Calluna vulgaris 'Beoley Gold'

Added on 29 Mar, 2019 | 1 photo

White flowers in late summer, Golden foliage all year around.

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Calluna vulgaris 'Hammondii Aureifolia'

Added on 10 Oct, 2018 | 1 photo

Spring and eary summer foliage is yellow and green. White flowers in late summer. One in a pot in back garden. 4...

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Calluna Vulgaris 'Kinlochruel'

Added on 19 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

In a smallish pot on the table/bench on Deck. RHS AGM. Double flowers in late summer. 25x40cm

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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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Camellia 'Ruby Wedding'

Added on 3 Mar, 2017 | 1 photo

Two small plants bought March 2017.

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Camellia (?Debbie)

Added on 16 May, 2014 | 2 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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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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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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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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Camellia x vernalis 'Yuletide'

Added on 20 Jan, 2017 | 2 photos

Genus: Camellia.
Species: Camellia x vernalis 'Yuletide'.

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Camellia x williamsii 'E.T.R. Carlyon'

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 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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Campanula persicifolia (blue)

Added on 15 Feb, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Campanula.
Species: Campanula persicifolia.

Already in the garden when we came. Split in to two clumps and replanted Feb. 2014.

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Campanula portenschlagiana

Added on 6 Jun, 2014 | 2 photos

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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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Campanula x pulloides 'G F Wilson'

Added on 10 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

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Cardiocrinum giganteum

Added on 28 Sep, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Cardiocrinum.
Species: Cardiocrinum giganteum.

A gift from Linda.....might flower next year! :)

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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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Carex Oshimensis 'Evereste’

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 1 photo

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Catananche caerulea

Added on 3 Jul, 2017 | 1 photo

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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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Centaurea ‘Jordy’

Added on 9 May, 2018 | 1 photo

Under the Discovery apple

Centaurea (blue)

Added on 9 May, 2018 | 0 photos

Under the kojo no mai

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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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Centranthus ruber 'Albus'

Added on 25 Mar, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Centranthus.
Species: Centranthus ruber.

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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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Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Sapphire Ring'

Added on 13 Aug, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Ceratostigma.
Species: Ceratostigma willmottianum.

90x90cm. Frost hardy.

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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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Chaenomeles x superba 'Red Joy'

Added on 10 Feb, 2018 | 1 photo

One in a pot on patio. Double red flowers. 1m x 1.5m. Can be trained, but this variety usually grown as a shrub ...

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Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana 'Silver Threads'

Added on 3 Feb, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Chamaecyparis.
Species: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana.

Dense golden-green foliage with a creamy white variegation. Slow growing, with a columnar habit. 45cm in 5 years...

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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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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Blue Nantais’

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 2 photos

Conical habit. 2’ in 10 years

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kamarachiba'

Added on 12 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kamarachiba' is bright yellow with rather lace-like foliage that develops a dist...

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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.

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea'

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

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Chiastophyllum oppositifolium

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

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Choisya 'Aztec Pearl’

Added on 11 Sep, 2013 | 2 photos

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Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’

Added on 12 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

An eye-catching and deservedly popular shrub! Choisya ternata 'Sundance' is well loved for is bright g...

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Cichorum intybus ‘Roseum’

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 1 photo

A lovely pale pink form of Chicory for my herb garden. Edible flowers and beautiful with it! From Plantpref. Mar...

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Cistus paunanum

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 1 photo

90 x90 cm rock rose. Yellow flowers. One in golden border May 2018

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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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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 'Bijou'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 2 photos

Ground hugging clematis only grows 8-10 cm. Deep purple flowers (in profusion) early to mid summer. Taylors Jan...

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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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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...

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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 'Fleuri'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis.

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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...

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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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Clematis 'Marie Boisselot'/ 'Madame Le Coultre'

Added on 5 Aug, 2016 | 1 photo

RHS AGM. Up to 3m high pruning group 2. Any aspect. White flowers summer and autumn.

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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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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 'Niobe'

Added on 7 Feb, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Niobe'.

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Clematis 'Nubia'

Added on 27 May, 2018 | 1 photo

3-4 feet. Flowers Spring to late summer.

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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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Clematis 'Picardy'

Added on 6 Feb, 2015 | 1 photo

Species: Clematis..

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

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Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'

Added on 18 Feb, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Rouge Cardinal'.

Group 2 do red clematis 6-8' high. On trellis, other side to Niobe.

Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love'

Added on 25 Feb, 2016 | 0 photos

Planted to grow up the Spartan Apple Tree
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Dark Red
Flowering:July to September
Height: 10 - 12f...

Clematis 'Sweetheart'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Clematis Sweetheart. This nodding pink clematis flowers from June to September, and is naturally non-clinging....

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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...

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Clematis 'Versailles'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis.

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Clematis 'Warsaw Nike'

Added on 7 Feb, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis 'Warsaw Nike'.

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Clematis ‘Tranquilite’

Added on 6 Jun, 2018 | 2 photos

Jumped into my trolley when I went to getsome bug killer for the caterpillers in the hedge (infestation of Ermin...

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Clematis aromatica

Added on 1 Nov, 2017 | 1 photo

To grow up arbour seat. Nov 2017. Dark purple scented flowers in summer.

Clematis diversifolia 'Blue River'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Grows to 175cm Prune group 3

Clematis diversifolia 'East River'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Lovely pale mauve pink flowers. grows to 175cm non-clinging. Prune group 3 suitable for cutting. Jan 2019 Taylors.

Clematis Flammula Triternata Rubromarginata

Added on 7 Feb, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis Flammula Triternata Rubromarginata.

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Clematis heraclefolia 'Cassandra'

Added on 31 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis heraclefolia.

Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: fertile, well-drained, neutral soil
Rate of growth: average
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Clematis integrifolia 'Pangbourne Pink'

Added on 30 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Clematis.
Species: Clematis integrifolia.

Clematis integrifolia 'Rosea'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Herbaceous clem. growing to only 50cm high. Taylors, Jan 2019.

Clematis integrifolia 'Twinkle'

Added on 9 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Blue and white flowers. Grows to 50cm. Prune Group 3

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Clematis koreana 'Broughton Bride'

Added on 21 Apr, 2018 | 1 photo

Clematis 'Broughton Bride', a white early flowering Clematis April/May.

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Clematis tangutica 'Helios'

Added on 5 Aug, 2016 | 2 photos

Flowers june-October. Up to 2.5m. Prune group 3. Yellow flowers. Planted beside Cherry Plum in Golden border. Ta...

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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 viticella 'Abundance'

Added on 3 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Planted to grow up Bramley apple tree. April 2016 Ashbrook.

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Cornus alba 'Baton Rouge'

Added on 19 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

I decided to add a red barked dogwood to the top of the raised bed so we would have a bit more winter colour. It...

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Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Added on 20 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

Hardy. White variegated foliage. Red winter stems. Blue berries in autumn. 2.5 x2.5m.

1 in end of driveside b...