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Flowers in the second week of May.

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The warm weather has brought on many plants and it is a joy to take a walk around the garden. Let me share some with you.

This red Azalea was one of Parker’s free gifts a few years ago. Finally flowering.

Hosta Francee

Hosta Halcyon

Lamprocapnos spectabilis ‘Valentine’, a redder version of the normal pink one.

A mix of Lithodora and Venoica ‘Oxford Blue’, in the flesh they are different shades of blue.

A lovely Peony, P tenuifolia with very finely cut leaves.

I love the colour of this Primula auricula, dont know which variety it is though.

A dainty species rose Rosa chinensis

One of my favourite shady ladies , Tiarella ’Sugar and Spice.

Tulipa batalinii a lovely soft apricot-peach colour.

Self sown Viola .

Hope you have enjoyed seeing some of my may flowers.

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Great selection, Eileen..the previous showers plus the sunny days have done the garden proud.Just bought the Lithodora ...is it a slow grower?

9 May, 2022

 

it doesn't romp for me but after a few years it becomes leggy but horizontally. It trails over the edge of my rockery.

9 May, 2022

 

Thanks Eileen, I can visualise that
description of the 🪴 plant's habit.

9 May, 2022

 

So many pretty plants giving you joy in your garden. The hostas are looking so lush and healthy and I love the little tiarella and the primula auricula - make sure you enjoy them all tomorrow too!

9 May, 2022

 

Makes it all worth while doesn't it,you have a lovely selection Seaburn...

10 May, 2022

 

Lovely selection you’ve posted, Eileen. Your azalea looks like it’s going to be very pretty. Is it a raspberry pink?
Hostas are looking fresh and healthy, love the Francee, especially. Your shady lady is a pretty colour too.

10 May, 2022

 

I love the Auricula specially. Soft to stroke, fantastic to sniff at and beautiful as well. What more could you ask? its nice to see something from Parkers that's still alive - well done!
Love the Lithodora - not the easiest colour to get lots of but a real favourite of mine. Thank you for showing them all.

10 May, 2022

 

Lovely - especially that rose!

14 May, 2022

 

Wildrose I think Tiarella are much nicer than Heuchera. The hostas in these pots around the pond don't seem to be troubled by slugs like the ones in the ground.

Thanks Lincs, I do my best ;o)

The azalea is more the colour of a cut through Strawberry rather than raspberry Kate. It is pretty but needs to stay in a pot.
Many of my Parkers products are still with me, once I get them over the initial shock of being posted. Lithodora is one of the true blues isn't it and so welcome Stera.

The rose is scented too Spritz, but it needs repotting this coming autumn as it has been in the same pot for about 6 years.

15 May, 2022

 

What a wonderful selection of plants you have! I love them all!

23 May, 2022

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