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Lupinus ‘West Country Devon Sun’

Added on 5 May, 2018 | 3 photos

Three in golden border. May 2018


Lupinus (blue)

Added on 2 Jul, 2019 | 2 photos


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.


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...


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.


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...


Magnolia denudata 'Yellow River'

Added on 14 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

From Gardening Express. Arrived in good condition with three flower buds. Have planted it in the middle of Heuch...


Magnolia loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’

Added on 5 Oct, 2019 | 1 photo

In centre of raised bed where pink rose was. October 2019


Magnolia stellata

Added on 25 Nov, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Magnolia.
Species: Magnolia stellata.

AGM Compact, deciduous shrub bearing white, star-shaped, fragrant blooms in great abundance during spring. Ht u...


Mahonia media 'Charity'

Added on 15 Sep, 2013 | 3 photos


Malus 'Cheal's Weeping'

Added on 23 Apr, 2018 | 5 photos

Hardy flowering Crab Apple, grafted. 'Cheal's Weeping' is a compact, semi-weeping, deciduous tree...


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...


Malus 'Evereste' - Crab Apple

Added on 23 Jan, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus 'Evereste'.

From crocus. Lge pot grown plant about 6' tall with three apples on it. lovely condition. Planted in front ...


Malus 'Indian Magic'

Added on 23 Jan, 2014 | 7 photos

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus 'Indian Magic'.


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...


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....


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


Malus ‘Pink Glow’

Added on 10 Feb, 2018 | 3 photos

One bare root from Primrose. A good shaped plant. Planted outside living room window. Feb. 2018. White blossom a...


Malus (unknown var. possibly 'Spartan')

Added on 30 May, 2016 | 1 photo


Malus domestica 'Discovery'

Added on 12 May, 2014 | 3 photos


Malus domestica ‘Golden Delicious’

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 3 photos


Malus domestica (cooking apple)

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 3 photos


Meconopsis ‘Hensol Violet’

Added on 30 Apr, 2019 | 1 photo

2 in apple tree border.


Meconopsis betonicifolia

Added on 19 Mar, 2014 | 4 photos

Genus: Meconopsis.
Species: Meconopsis betonicifolia.

Three near front hedge.


Meconopsis betonicifolia ‘Alba’

Added on 8 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

From Ashbrook May 2018


Mentha suaveolens Variegata

Added on 6 May, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Mentha.
Species: Mentha suaveolens.


Monarda ‘Westacre Purple’

Added on 11 Apr, 2019 | 2 photos

In a pot for edible flower display. April 2019 Plantsman’s Preference.


Monarda didyma 'Snow White'

Added on 25 May, 2019 | 1 photo

3 from Secret Garden Club. May 2019. All in back garden.



Added on 16 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo


Muscari 'Peppermint'

Added on 20 Mar, 2019 | 2 photos

Dense spikes of dark blue blending up to pure white fragrant flowers. 12-15cm.


Muscari (White)

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos


Muscari azureum

Added on 20 Mar, 2019 | 1 photo

Powder blue grape Hyacinth. non invasive. Fragrant. 15cm Mar-April.


Myosotis palustris - Water Forget-Me-Not

Added on 14 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Myosotis.
Species: Myosotis palustris.


Myriophyllum brasiliensis - Red Stemmed Parrot's Feather

Added on 19 May, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Myriophyllum.
Species: Myriophyllum brasiliensis.

Submerged oxygenating plant, also producing emergent growth. Pretty whorls of feathery green leaves on red stems...


Nandina domestica ‘Firepower’

Added on 9 Dec, 2018 | 1 photo


Nandina domestica ‘Obsessed’

Added on 9 Dec, 2018 | 1 photo


Narcissus 'Golden Bells'

Added on 14 Apr, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Narcissus.
Species: Narcissus bulbocodium.



Narcissus 'Golden Ducat'

Added on 19 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo


Narcissus 'Hawera'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos


Narcissus 'Jetfire'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo


Narcissus 'Minnow'

Added on 25 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Narcissus.
Species: Narcissus.


Narcissus 'Misty Glen'

Added on 13 Sep, 2014 | 2 photos


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


Narcissus 'Pacific Coast'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos


Narcissus 'Pipit'

Added on 13 May, 2015 | 2 photos


Narcissus 'Quail'

Added on 6 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Species: Narcussus jonquila 'Quail'.

10 bulbs in square planter with Chilean Guava.


Narcissus 'Rip Van Winkle'

Added on 15 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

Small pot of this for pallet shelves. Plant in garden later.


Narcissus 'Sailboat'

Added on 6 Apr, 2015 | 2 photos


Narcissus 'Sun Disc'

Added on 10 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

in big brown planter at front door window.


Narcissus 'Sweet Love'

Added on 14 Apr, 2017 | 1 photo

Multi headed var. tall dwarf. cream sepals, lemon trumpet.


Narcissus 'Tete a Tete'

Added on 20 Feb, 2014 | 2 photos


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...


Narcissus 'Topolino'

Added on 8 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Narcissus.
Species: Narcissus 'Topolino'.


Narcissus ‘Petrel’

Added on 17 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

In pot back garden 2018


Narcissus ‘Quail’

Added on 2 Apr, 2019 | 1 photo

Multi headed flowers to 4cm in diameter. Very fragrant. Max40cm. One pot for spring table, April 2019


Narcissus (scented, double, small flowered, yellow)

Added on 10 Apr, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Narcissus.
Species: Narcissus.


Narcissus tentandrus ‘Tresamble’

Added on 4 Feb, 2019 | 1 photo

White dwarf narcissus 30cm flowers April.


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.


Nemesia denticulata 'Confetti'

Added on 19 Jun, 2016 | 2 photos

Bought five small plugs from Hayloft 2016. Doing well in patio border...still very small, but growing and flower...


Nepeta faassenii

Added on 16 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo


Nepeta x faassenii 'Junior Walker'

Added on 8 Nov, 2016 | 1 photo

Four in raised borders Nov. 2016



Added on 27 May, 2016 | 4 photos

Two in the pond. 27th May 2016. Lilies Water GArdens online.


Oenothera 'Sunset Boulevard'

Added on 3 Jul, 2018 | 2 photos

Orange coloured Evening Primrose grown from seed. Perennial. Reliable and pretty.


Oenothera fruticosa (Narrow-leaved Sundrops)

Added on 3 Jul, 2018 | 1 photo

Perennial Evening Primrose grown from seed. Clumps up well. Doesn't grow too tall and straggly.


Olea europaea

Added on 8 Aug, 2014 | 3 photos

Genus: Olea.
Species: Olea europaea.

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


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 ...

Ophiopogon nigrescens (Black Lily turf)

Added on 15 Feb, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Ophiopogon.
Species: Ophiopogon planiscapus.

Sizeable clump in the garden when we moved in. Split and replanted Feb. 2014.

Oreganum vulgare 'Country Cream'

Added on 13 Apr, 2014 | 0 photos

Species: Oreganum vulgare 'Country Cream'.

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

Origanum onites - French Marjoram

Added on 23 May, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Origanum.
Species: Origanum onites.

Origanum vulgare compactum

Added on 9 Apr, 2014 | 0 photos

Ornithogalum pyrenaicum

Added on 11 Apr, 2019 | 0 photos

An unusual bulbous plant making a spike of starry greenish white flowers on a wiry stem to 50cm in summer. Rare...


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...


Oxalis enneaphylla ssp.ibari

Added on 8 Mar, 2019 | 1 photo

Family: Oxalidaceae
Main Season: Summer
Flower Colour: lilac/pink
Leaf Colour: Blue/grey/silver

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Sheen'

Added on 13 Jul, 2015 | 0 photos

Genus: Pachysandra.
Species: Pachysandra terminalis.

Hardy, evergreen spreading foliage plant with glossy green foliage and tiny white flower spikes. 15cm x 60cm. Pa...


Paeonia 'Cherry Hill'

Added on 11 May, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia lactiflora.

A very early flowering variety with dark red flowers. Strong stems with very good length. Produces many flowers....


Paeonia 'Cytherea'

Added on 13 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia 'Cytherea'.

PAEONIA 'Cytherea'

Plant Type: Paeonia - Herbaceous & Hybrids
Grows To: 75 cm [29 inches]...


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.


Paeonia lactiflora 'Doreen'

Added on 13 Apr, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia lactiflora.

80cm pink with yellw centre flowers June


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...


Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Magic'

Added on 10 May, 2017 | 1 photo

One of the best red Peonies. The flowers of 'Red Magic' are composed of broad cranberry-colored petals...

Paeonia suffruticosa - Chinese Tree Peony - Purple

Added on 30 Apr, 2019 | 0 photos

Paeonia unknown var. pale pink.

Added on 4 Jul, 2019 | 0 photos


Parahebe 'Snow Clouds'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 4 photos

Species: Parahebe.

Erect racemes of small saucer-shaped white flowers with pink eyes appearing over blue-green foliage. Mat forming...


Parahebe catarractae 'Delight'

Added on 16 Aug, 2017 | 1 photo

Species: Parahebe catarractae.

40cm evergreen. Flowers June to November in full sun or part shade. Deadhead for repeat flowering.


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 ...


Pear 'Concorde'

Added on 30 Jan, 2015 | 1 photo


Penstemon 'Alice Hindley'

Added on 4 Feb, 2016 | 1 photo

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

Three for raised pink and blue border. Feb.2016

Penstemon 'Pensham Laura'

Added on 4 Apr, 2016 | 0 photos

Genus: Penstemon.
Species: Penstemon.


Penstemon ‘Phoenix’

Added on 24 Oct, 2017 | 2 photos

From Dobbies sale table. October 2017.


Penstemon ‘Volcano Fujiyama’

Added on 2 Jul, 2019 | 1 photo

wering Time:

May - October

Height x Spread:

60 x 35 cm

Flowers of glowing light pink over a white ba...

Penstemon ‘Volcano Vesuvius’

Added on 9 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

In drive-side border. August 2018 Dobbies.


Penstemon heterophyllus 'Electric Blue'

Added on 7 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

Great Penstemon with grey-green leaves and bright blue flowers all summer. One bought from Dobbies for the gap i...


Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'

Added on 4 Oct, 2018 | 2 photos

3 young plants added underneath Acer in raised bed 2018 October. From Sarah Raven.


Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile'

Added on 8 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Philadelphus.
Species: Philadelphus coronarius.

1.5x1.5m. Full sun. For scented and herb border. Evergreen. March 2014. Prune out old and dead wood after 3 year...

Philadelphus ‘Virginal’

Added on 28 Apr, 2018 | 0 photos

In white garden. April 2018 moved to front nov2018


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


Phlox paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.


Phlox paniculata 'Ice Cream'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.


Phlox paniculata 'Junior Surprise'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo


Phlox paniculata 'Katherine'

Added on 23 Mar, 2014 | 1 photo

Genus: Phlox.
Species: Phlox paniculata.


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.