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Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' (Japanese Maple)

Added on 8 Apr, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

Small plant from Morrisons. Round-headed deciduous tree with yellow-green lobed leaves. Planted in a pot.



Added on 4 Nov, 2015 | 1 photo

Bought 2 for £10 at Hillside Nurseries, Bury 24/4/14 for blue pots by front door.

Alcea rosea 'Nigra' (Hollyhock

Added on 7 Jul, 2019 | 0 photos

Genus: Alcea.
Species: Alcea rosea.

From SGC July 2019


Aquilegia 'Ballerina'

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 2 photos

Gifted to me by CottageKaren.


Aquilegia 'Lime Sorbet'

Added on 30 May, 2018 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Grown from seeds gifted by a GoYer in July 2016. First blooms end of May 2018.


Aquilegia chrysantha

Added on 7 May, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia chrysantha.

Gifted by Hywel August 2019. First flower early May 2020.


Aquilegia cream/yellow

Added on 17 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Another that's been in the garden for years, unknown variety. In shady shrub area.


Aquilegia Lilac and White

Added on 30 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Aquilegia Nora Barlow

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

Ht.90cm(36") 3 x from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15


Aquilegia Swan Lavender

Added on 23 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Short stemmed variety, bought at Malvern Spring Show 2015.


Astrantia major (Masterwort)

Added on 1 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

Lilac pincushion flowers with ground covering foliage. Flowers June-Aug. Ht. 24". Bought February 2011


Aubrieta 'Kitte Blue'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Genus: Aubrieta.
Species: Aubrieta.

Mound forming evergreen perennial with numerous small blue flowers in Spring. Likes moist or well drained soil ...


Brachyglottis 'Sunshine' (Shrubby Ragwort)

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Brachyglottis.
Species: Brachyglottis compacta.

Wyevale GC January 2011. Oval, medium sized, silver-grey foliage, retained year round. Yellow daisy-shaped f...


Brodiaea ' Queen Fabiola ' blue

Added on 1 Oct, 2010 | 1 photo

Part of GW mag Summer bulbs offer. Planted March 2010. Pretty blue flowers on slender green stems.


Buphthalmum salicifolium (Yellow Ox eye)

Added on 6 Apr, 2019 | 1 photo

From SGC 6/4/2019 Perennial, needs full sun. Planted in front of Brachyglottis.


Calluna vulgaris 'Golden Turret' (Heather - evergreen shrub)

Added on 17 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Planted in front gravel garden Oct. 2010. Yellow-green foliage with spikes of white flowers.


Calluna vulgaris (Heather) 'Orange Queen'

Added on 5 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Planted in front gravel garden Oct. 2010 - Lavender flowers late Summer into Autumn. Striking orange foliage ...



Added on 27 Mar, 2018 | 1 photo

This lovely pink variety came from Aunty Joans garden in March 2017. She had always kept it in a large pot.

Campanula carpatica blue

Added on 8 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Bought 2 of these (8/1/2019) from SGC for the non-pond area. Flowers July-August. Open cup-shaped blue flowers o...


Campanula persicifolia Blue

Added on 7 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Old Barn Nursery March 2010,
Planted in yellow/blue border, to the left side.
First blooms 5th June 2010


Carex 'Feather Falls'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 2 photos

Genus: Carex.
Species: Carex.

Vigorous densely tufted evergreen ornamental grass. Variegated leaves with small spikes of cream flowers in Spri...


Carex flagellifera 'Kiwi'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Densely tufted evergreen ornamental grass. Likes moist or well drained soil in full sun or part shade 40cm high ...


Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange Blossom) Evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Choisya.
Species: Choisya ternata.

Fragrant white flowers above glossy aromatic foliage. Ht.8ft. Spread 8ft. Prune after flowering if required. B...

Cistus corbariensis

Added on 7 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

Genus: Cistus.
Species: Cistus x corbariensis.

Evergreen, needs full sun. Ht. 4-6ft. Bushy habit. Pure white flowers - Rock Rose. From SGC 7/7/20


Clematis ' Niobe '

Added on 24 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

One of the 6 planted August 2002.
Flowering time July - August.

Early large flowered cultivar. Prune as Gro...


Clematis 'Etoile Violette'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Violet-purple flowers from late Summer. Ht. 10ft. Prune as for Group 3 Clems. Old Barn Nursery. Planted March ...


Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Creamy-yellow, large, open flowers from late Spring to early Summer, repeating in late Summer. Ht.8ft Year 1: ...


Clematis 'Polish Spirit'

Added on 16 Jan, 2016 | 1 photo

Velvety rich purple-blue flowers from mid Summer to early Autumn. Outstanding free flowering climber. Ht. 10-13f...


Clematis 'Sylvia Denny'

Added on 16 Jan, 2016 | 4 photos

Deciduous climber bearing pure white semi-double and single blooms in Summer. Ht. 6ft. Prune code 2. Planted ...


Clematis montana 'Fragrant Spring'

Added on 13 Apr, 2017 | 2 photos

Bought in Exmouth in 2015. Highly perfumed Deep pink flowers from May to June. No pruning - Group 1.


Clematis tangutica

Added on 16 Sep, 2013 | 3 photos

Nodding, monk's-cap flowers, lemon-yellow, with central silver stamens, produced mid Summer to late Autumn,...


Coprosma 'Pacific Sunset'

Added on 18 Oct, 2012 | 3 photos

Genus: Coprosma.
Species: Coprosma repens.

Bought 2 plants for the blue pots by front door. Old Barn Nursery October 2012. Evergreen shrub with striking ...


Cotoneaster horizontalis

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Cotoneaster.
Species: Cotoneaster horizontalis.

From Wyevale GC on 2nd January 2011. Planted against East fence. A low-growing shrub of spreading habit. Herring...


Crassula ovata (Money tree)

Added on 16 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Crassula.
Species: Crassula ovata.

Gifted from Hywel in May 2017. A bushy succulent evergreen with rounded fleshy dark green leaves often edged wit...


Crocosmia 'Norwich Canary'

Added on 15 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

Genus: Crocosmia.
Species: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora.

2 of these from SGC on 15/11/2018. A deciduous cormous perennial with erect, sword-shped leaves and branched s...


Cyclamen hederifolium

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

Seeds sent by Bjs September 2010 ... flowering early September 2012 beneath a Cordyline.


Cytisus Albus

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Cytisus.
Species: Cytisus multiflorus.

Planted between the Ligustrum and Photinia. White flowers/arching branches/grey-green foliage. Ht.5ft. Spread ...



Added on 29 Sep, 2014 | 1 photo

Vivid neon pink ... highly scented.


Dianthus 'Coconut Sundae'

Added on 24 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

This has a very strong Clove scent. Bought it in Polperro.


Dianthus ' Devon Cream '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Ferring Country Centre September 2009
First blooms May 2010
Further right than 'Devon Dove'. Crea...


Dianthus ' Devon Dove '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Ferring Country Centre Sept 2009. Planted to right of arbour. Pure white flowers. First blooms June 2010.


Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'

Added on 2 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Wonderful 'clove' scent. First bloom June 2010.
To the right of arch.


Dianthus (Garden Pink) ' Doris '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

Ferring Country Centre Sept 2009. First blooms June 2010. Clove scented, fully double, pale pink flowers.

Dianthus deltoides 'Flashing Light'

Added on 6 Apr, 2020 | 0 photos

Gifted by Scotsgran March 2020. Needs full sun and a poor, gritty soil. Planted in terracotta pot (vine pattern).


Dianthus Devon Magic

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Pink Ht.12in. (30cm) From a collection of 12 plants from Hayloft Plants May 2015. First bloomed September 2015.


Dianthus glacialis

Added on 7 May, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus glacialis.

Gift from Scotsgran in March 2020. First flowers May 2020.


Dianthus Valda Wyatt

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

From Hayloft Plants, first bloom Sept. 2015. Soft pink flowers with a mild clove scent.


Digitalis grandiflora Dwarf Carillion

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis grandiflora.

From SGC October 2018. Long-flowering Foxglove has upright stalks of creamy-yellow tubular flowers with speckled...


Drimys lanceolata 'Red Spice'

Added on 21 Feb, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Drimys.
Species: Drimys lanceolata.

From Haskins GC 19/2/15. Evergreen with elegant, aromatic foliage and star-shaped yellow flowers. Ht. 150cm. Fro...


Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'

Added on 8 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

From Fernatix stand at Wisley Plant Fair September 2016. 2.5ft max. British Native. Deciduous. Very open creste...


Echinops 'Globe Thistle'

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

Grown from seed sent by Bloomer ... October 2010


Eleagnus ebbingei

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Species: Eleagnus ebbingei.

Old Barn Nursery March 2010. Re-sited next to Lilac shrub in Autumn 2013.


Eragrostis spectabilis

Added on 9 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Eragrostis.
Species: Eragrostis spectabilis.

Hardy perennial grass bearing purple-red flower racemes from Aug-Oct. Ht. up to 24". Best in full sun. P...


Erinus alpinus (Alpen balsam)

Added on 8 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Bought 3 of these (8 Jan2019) from SGC for the ex. pond area.
An abundance of tiny pink star-shaped flowers on ...

Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'

Added on 10 Jun, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Eryngium.
Species: Eryngium planum.

Bought from 'Saxons' NGS I. of Wight 1/6/14


Eryngium planum (Sea Holly)

Added on 23 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Eryngium.
Species: Eryngium planum.

Grown from seed sent by Paul (GoY member).


Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

Added on 31 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Erysimum.
Species: Erysimum bicolor.

Wonderful purple flowered shrub with grey-green foliage, flowered for 10 months of 2013. Cuttings strike easil...

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

Added on 24 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

Hardy, evergreen shrub with glossy green foliage. Bell shaped flowers in pink/red. Planted in front of back fenc...


Escallonia rubra macrantha - evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Rose red flowers, dark green foliage. Flowers in Summer. Ht.9ft. Spread 9ft. Brighton Wyevale Feb 2011.


Euonymous japonicus 'Aureus'

Added on 30 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Evergreen shrub with dark green leathery leaves with bright yellow centres. 1.5 x 1 m. Planted to right of ...


Euonymous fortunei 'Harlequin'

Added on 22 May, 2017 | 1 photo

Glossy green and cream foliage all year round. Planted at base of arch, left side.


Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold'

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei.

Planted Spring 2004 in raised bed near rotary.
Brick wall built around this bed April 2010.
Beautiful golden t...


Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'.

Ferring Country Centre plant sale May 2004.
Slow grower, good ground cover to right of arbour.


Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web'

Added on 2 Mar, 2020 | 2 photos

Genus: Fatsia.
Species: Fatsia japonica.

Shrub with large glossy leaves. From Old Barn Nurseries February 2020.


Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

A cutting from Alan in April 2007.



Added on 8 Jun, 2020 | 1 photo

Bought in Sainsburys 08/06/2020. Foliage is pale pink edged and blooms are purple/red.


Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'

Added on 4 Nov, 2012 | 2 photos

Planted 2 of these to fill a gap where a Hydrangea had been taken out in September 2012.


Fuchsia 'Display'

Added on 26 Jul, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Fuchsia.
Species: Fuchsia.

Hardy Fuchsia with single blooms bearing rose pink tube and sepals with a deeper pink corolla. Growth habit is u...


Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Added on 26 Jul, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Fuchsia.
Species: Fuchsia.

Hardy Fuchsia with double blooms bearing cerise pink tube and sepals with rich purple corolla.Upright and vigoro...

Fuchsia Bush 'Display'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

Genus: Fuchsia.
Species: Fuchsia.

Fuchsia (Bush) small upright type with deep pink tube & recurved sepals deep pink, petals rose pink. Bought ...


Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Added on 12 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos


Geranium Ingwersens variety

Added on 4 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium macrorrhizum.

Beautiful pale pink flowers over spreading mounds of aromatic, finely divided, mid green leaves. Flowers Spring ...


Geranium magnificum

Added on 1 Jul, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium x magnificum.

Sent to me as a cutting by Motinot. The Bees love these flowers.


Geranium phaeum 'Blauwvoet'

Added on 20 May, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium phaeum.

Sent to me by GoYer Karensusan in April 2013. First blooms 18/5/13


Geranium pyrenaicum 'Summer Snow'

Added on 26 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium pyrenaicum.

Sent to me by KS (originally from Simbad) ... lovely though prolific!

Geum 'Moonlight Serenade'

Added on 6 Apr, 2019 | 0 photos

From SGC 6/4/2019 Has creamy yellow flowers. Planted in back border in front of Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'.


Geum 'Totally Tangerine'

Added on 5 Sep, 2015 | 3 photos

A herbaceous perennial with soft tangerine flowers produced over a long period. Strawberry like foliage. Sun o...


Geum Lisanne

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

From The Secret Gardening Club Oct.2018. This Geum has soft pale yellow flowers from May to August. Ht. 16"...


Grapevine 'Brandt'

Added on 9 May, 2010 | 5 photos

Genus: Vitis.
Species: vitis 'Brand'.

Ferring Country Centre May 2010 £15
For new pergola upright post. Split it into 3 plants.


Griselina Littoratis

Added on 23 Jan, 2011 | 1 photo

Old Barn Nursery GC January 2011. Evergreen shrub with glossy, bright green leaves. Even though this makes a g...


Griselinia 'Variegata'

Added on 24 Jul, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Griselinia.
Species: Griselinia.

Hardy, evergreen shrub with yellow/green variegated leaves. Planted in front of back fence July 2020. Old Barn N...


Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' grass

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

From Stroller ... 11 August 2011


Hebe 'Golden variegated'

Added on 30 Dec, 2011 | 1 photo

Strikes from cuttings very easily. Good variegation, looks good in Winter.


Hebe 'Sweet Kim'

Added on 10 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

£2.99 on the seasonal table at Wyevale on 8/3/15.
A compact bushy evergreen with grey-green leaves with cream m...


Hebe a cutting from a friend named Audrey

Added on 25 Nov, 2012 | 1 photo

This came from one of Audrey's Hebes, hers grew to about 6ft. tall. The cutting has grown into a lovely sh...


Hebe ' Hanne '

Added on 21 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

Wyevale GC September 2010. Planted far right in long border. Purple pink flower spikes. Evergreen shrub. Ht. 2...


Hebe 'Nicola's Blush'

Added on 9 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

A bushy evergreen shrub, about 2ft (60cm) and the same across. Its leaves are spear-shaped, mid-green, about 1.5...


Hebe 'Pink Lady'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Small, compact, bushy evergreen shrub to 50cm (20"). Grey-green spear shaped leaves. Pale pink flowers fadi...


Hebe lilac

Added on 3 Feb, 2014 | 3 photos

Flowering in January 2014


Hebe pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii' - Hardy evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Hebe.
Species: Hebe pinguifolia.

Grey-green foliage, white flowers in Summer. Ht. 1ft. Spread 2ft. Hardy evergreen shrub planted to left side of...

Helenium 'The Bishop'

Added on 7 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

Genus: Helenium.
Species: Helenium autumnale.

Golden yellow flowers July-September. From SGC 7/7/20


Helianthus 'Lemon Queen'

Added on 4 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Bright lemon-yellow, single, daisy flowers atop tall upright stems with mid-green, lance-shaped foliage. Planted...


Helleborus 'Anemone Centred Pink Spotted'

Added on 19 Feb, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus.

Hillside Nursery (Bury) 19 Feb 2017. A double variety.


Helleborus orientalis spotted hybrids

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 4 photos

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus orientalis.

Wyevale GC January 2011 pack of 4 ... planted near log-pile. Flowers December-March. Ht. 40cm.


Hemerocallis (Daylily) 'Big Bird'

Added on 3 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

Sent to me by Simbad in 2015.


Hemerocallis 'Burning Daylight'

Added on 10 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Hemerocallis.
Species: Hemerocallis.

Gifted in 2015 from Simbad. First flower 10/7/2016.


Hemerocallis 'El Desperado'

Added on 4 Jul, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Hemerocallis.
Species: Hemerocallis.

Gifted in Sept. 2014 from Simbad ... first bloom July 2016.


Heuchera 'Malachite'

Added on 17 Aug, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera.

Bought 2 for £1 each off the 'rescue bench' ... removed some tatty brown leaves ... rest of the pl...


Heuchera 'Marmalade'

Added on 10 Sep, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera 'Marmalade'.

2 for £10 GC offer ... bought Midnight Rose at same time.


Heuchera 'Miracle'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Sent as a small cutting from CottageKaren in May 2014.