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Soft Shield Fern

Added on 6 May, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Polystichum.
Species: Polystichum setiferum.

Native Evergreen Fern. 90 X 90 cm.


Sorbus 'Pink Pagoda'

Added on 18 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Large tree behind the greenhouse. A variety of Rowan. No care necessary. You might see a mistletoe thrush coming...


Spotted Laurel 'Golden King'

Added on 8 Jun, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Aucuba.
Species: Aucuba 'Golden King'.

bog standard evergreen shrub, grows fast. Hack it back whenever you will just keep growing. It's ...


Spreading Rock Cress

Added on 17 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Arabis.
Species: Arabis procuurrens 'variegata'.

This is growing beside the apple tree on the bit of fence in the front. It is a great ground cover plant that ju...



Added on 13 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Picea.
Species: Picea albertiana conica glauca.

In border to left of green arches near conservatory. Needs no care.


Spurge 'Martini'

Added on 2 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Euphorbia.
Species: Euphorbia x martinii.

Maroon-tinged year-round foliage and unusual green-yellow flower heads from April to June. Hardy and Perennial....


Spurge 'Silver Swan'

Added on 28 Jan, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Euphorbia.
Species: Euphorbia characias.

Garden care: Each stem is biennial, so will produce leaves in its first year and flower in its second. Once the ...


Stokesia Laevis

Added on 9 Mar, 2010 | 2 photos

Lovely purple blue flowers in late summer and autumn. It needs no care and dies back in the winter.



Added on 1 May, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Erodium.
Species: Erodium reichardii.

Compact alpine perennial forming a mat of attractive foliage, ornamented in summer with dainty white blooms 5X23...


Strawberry Tree

Added on 15 Nov, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Arbutus.
Species: Arbutus unedo.

There are two of these. One is near the left side of the conservatory, the other is between the winter flowering...


Sweet Violet

Added on 21 Mar, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Viola.
Species: Viola odorata.


Sweet Violet (white)

Added on 3 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Viola.
Species: Viola odorata.

Perennial evergreen violet with scent. Fully hardy. In shade garden, near shed.


Sweet Woodruff

Added on 12 Mar, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Galium.
Species: Galium odoratum.

Not invasive var. of woodland native with scented white flowers. Dies back in winter. Just to the side of the tu...


Thymus 'Doone Valley'

Added on 6 Jun, 2011 | 1 photo

At wooden steps. Trim after flowering.


Thymus serpyllum 'Highland Cream' (syn. 'Hartington Silver')

Added on 8 Jul, 2012 | 1 photo

At bottom of wooden steps. Trim after flowering.


Added on 7 Oct, 2013 | 0 photos

There are two of these. one is under the magnolia, the other is at the front of the border to the left of the bi...


Tree Heather 'Albert's Gold'

Added on 23 Oct, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Erica.
Species: Erica arborea.

Tree heaths are excellent flowering shrubs and are reasonably hardy in most districts. Bears sunny yellow foliag...


Tree Heather 'Estrella Gold'

Added on 3 Nov, 2010 | 2 photos

Genus: Erica.
Species: Erica arborea.

It's a tree heather. It doesn't need any care.



Added on 16 Aug, 2012 | 2 photos

Summer flowering bulbs. Need no care.


Tulip whitallii

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo

All the tulips in this garden can be left in the ground all year round unlike most of the big showy ones most pe...


Tulip 'Little Beauty'

Added on 1 Oct, 2012 | 1 photo


Tulip 'Red Riding Hood'

Added on 15 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Gift from Kath (Scotkat) 14/4/12 planted beside the entrance to the gravel path.


Tulip 'Shakespeare'

Added on 28 Feb, 2012 | 3 photos


Tulip Batalini 'Bright Gem'

Added on 21 Apr, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa batalinii.


Tulip Tarda

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Small rockery tulip growing in shallow border at conservatory door. Yellow and white.


Tulipa Humilis 'Persian Pearl'

Added on 2 Apr, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa humilis.


Tulipa Viridiflora 'Artist'

Added on 17 May, 2010 | 4 photos

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa Viridiflora.


Veronica 'Heidekind'

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

Beside the wooden steps.


Veronica spicata 'Ulster Dwarf Blue'

Added on 26 May, 2013 | 1 photo

In the central border, left side. Needs no care.


Viburnum Burkwoodii

Added on 10 Mar, 2010 | 3 photos

Big shrub beside gravel path. It has powerfully fragrant flowers in spring, and it needs no care. If you decide ...


Viburnum Tinus

Added on 10 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

In shade garden, and another on fence to right of big mirror., needs no care, but can be pruned back in the late...


Viburnum Tinus Bewley's Variegated

Added on 2 Apr, 2010 | 1 photo

On fence Behind greenhouse. Needs no care.


Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn'

Added on 3 May, 2012 | 1 photo

RHS AGM. Deciduous shrub with pale pink scented flowers from autumn until spring whenever the weather is mild. ...

Viola 'Etain'

Added on 13 Apr, 2013 | 0 photos

Perennial, scented yellow viola, blue edged. Left of metal arch.


Viola 'Mrs Lancaster'

Added on 22 Apr, 2012 | 1 photo

Strongly scented white flowers with yellow eye. Ht. 15cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist, well-drained soi...


Viola 'Zoe'

Added on 22 Jul, 2011 | 2 photos


Viola sororia 'Freckles'

Added on 30 Apr, 2010 | 2 photos

Side of back of turf seat. Needs no care.


Viola Sororia Rubra

Added on 30 Apr, 2010 | 3 photos

Under big cotoneaster at centre of back fence. No care needed.


Virginia Cowslip

Added on 14 Jan, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Mertensia.
Species: Mertensia virginicum.

This was in the border behind the greenhouse, but it didn't appear this year. If it does reappear it doesn&...



Added on 14 Jun, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Nymphaea.
Species: Nymphaea 'Attraction'.

Nymphaea are rhizomatous, submerged aquatic perennials with floating, rounded leaves and showy, sometimes fragra...


Wedding Cake Tree

Added on 21 Mar, 2010 | 3 photos

Genus: Cornus.
Species: Cornus controversa.

There used to be three, but only one remains, which is just as well because though it is slow growing, it gets t...


Weigela florida Variegata

Added on 25 May, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Weigela.
Species: Weigela florida.

RHS AGM. Oval, green leaves, edged white or pale yellow from mid spring until autumn, when they turn yellow and ...

White Lilyturf

Added on 15 Dec, 2012 | 0 photos

Genus: Liriope.
Species: Liriope muscari.

Three planted under the Hawthorne Tree. Dec 2012


Winter Flowering Cherry

Added on 18 Mar, 2010 | 3 photos

Genus: Prunus.
Species: Prunus subhirtella.

In a mild winter this wonderful cherry will flower for months. If it's a very cold one, it may not start un...


Wood Spurge

Added on 10 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

Back fence beside the gravel path. Cut all the flowering stems down to ground after flowering.