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Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' (Japanese Maple)

Added on 8 Apr, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

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


Acer palmatum Dissectum

Added on 10 May, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

From Morrisons on 10/05/21 for £10. Planted in a pot to start.


Acorus gramineus Ogon

Added on 23 Sep, 2022 | 1 photo

Bought 2 for each big blue pot by front door. Pretty yellow striped leaves. Old Barn 22/9/2022. Re-sited to the...


Ajuga 'Braunherz'

Added on 23 Sep, 2022 | 1 photo

Genus: Ajuga.
Species: Ajuga reptans.

Deep blue flower spikes above carpets of glossy, purple-bronze foliage. Old Barn 22/9/2022. For front of East fa...


Ajuga 'Chocolate Chips'

Added on 23 Sep, 2022 | 1 photo

Genus: Ajuga.
Species: Ajuga reptans.

Blue flower spikes above dark foliage. Old Barn 22/9/2022. For front of East facing Sedum border


Apple Mint Variegated

Added on 21 Aug, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Mentha.
Species: Mentha suaveolens.

Bought to replace a very old Mint. Old Barn (Tates) nursery 21/08/2020


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 alpina

Added on 29 Apr, 2023 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia alpina.

Nodding blue, spurred flowers on slender stems. Height 10-50cms. From Wareham Market April 2023.

Aquilegia Biedermier

Added on 29 Apr, 2023 | 0 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Clusters of upturned flower heads in pastel shades of white, violet, pink and crimson above grey green leaves. ...

Aquilegia Yellow Star

Added on 29 Apr, 2023 | 0 photos

3 for a tenner at Wareham Market in April 2023. Large yellow nodding flowers. Height 50-100cms. Planted at the ...

Aubrieta 'Kitte Blue'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

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 | 2 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 | 0 photos

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


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 | 2 photos

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


Carex 'China Blue'

Added on 17 Sep, 2021 | 1 photo

A sunny or partially shaded spot in any soil that is not waterlogged. Planted in blue pot by front door Sept.202...


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 'Frosted Curls'

Added on 17 Sep, 2021 | 1 photo

A sunny spot in any soil that is not waterlogged. Planted in a blue pot by front door Sept.2021.
Old Barn Nurse...


Carex flagellifera 'Kiwi'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 2 photos

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 | 1 photo

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


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 | 2 photos

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 | 3 photos

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


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 | 1 photo

Genus: Cotoneaster.
Species: Cotoneaster horizontalis.

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


Crocosmia 'Norwich Canary'

Added on 15 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

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


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 | 3 photos

Genus: Cytisus.
Species: Cytisus multiflorus.

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


Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'

Added on 16 Feb, 2023 | 1 photo

Genus: Daphne.
Species: Daphne odora.

Full sun or partial shade. Very fragrant flowers from Jan. to March. Evergreen Ht. & Spread 5ft. Brick Kiln...


Dianthus 'Coconut Sundae'

Added on 24 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

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

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 glacialis

Added on 7 May, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus glacialis.

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


Digitalis 'Camelot Series' cream

Added on 11 Jun, 2022 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis.

Bought a pink and a cream at Old Barn June 2022


Digitalis 'Camelot Series' Pink

Added on 11 Jun, 2022 | 1 photo

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis.

Bought one pink and one cream at Old Barn June 2022.


Digitalis grandiflora Dwarf Carillion

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

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 | 2 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 | 2 photos

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 | 1 photo

Grown from seed sent by Bloomer ... October 2010

Eleagnus ebbingei

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 0 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...


Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

Added on 31 Mar, 2011 | 3 photos

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 | 1 photo

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 | 2 photos

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.


Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow'

Added on 23 Sep, 2022 | 3 photos

Genus: Euphorbia.
Species: Euphorbia x martinii.

Lime green flowers above grey-green foliage. Old Barn 22/9/2022. Planted in back border, between a Griselinia a...


Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web'

Added on 2 Mar, 2020 | 3 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 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 | 3 photos


Geranium 'Vision Light Pink'

Added on 31 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Herbaceous perennial. Has deep red veins illuminating delicate pale pink flowers. Sun or light shade. From Bellf...


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

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 'Tempo Yellow'

Added on 9 Jun, 2022 | 1 photo

Clump forming semi-evergreen perenial with sem-double yellow flowers Spring to early Summer. Grow in any moist o...


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 | 3 photos

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 | 3 photos

Genus: Vitis.
Species: vitis 'Brand'.

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


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...


Griselinia 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...


Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' grass

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

From Stroller ... 11 August 2011


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 ' Hanne '

Added on 21 Sep, 2010 | 1 photo

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


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 'Silver Anniversary'

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 2 photos

Evergreen with narrow silvery, variegated leaves, which turn delicate hues of purple through the colder months. ...


Hebe Addenda Petita White

Added on 23 Aug, 2023 | 1 photo

Genus: Hebe.
Species: Hebe.

From Old Barn Nurseries on 23/8/23. Bought to fill a gap left where an old pink Geranium was removed.


Hebe Addenda Vinoa

Added on 9 Oct, 2023 | 1 photo

Dark purple flowers, deep burgundy/green foliage. From Haskins, courtesy of voucher from Jude on 1/10/2023. Plan...


Hebe Franciscana Variegata

Added on 9 Oct, 2023 | 1 photo

Genus: Hebe.
Species: Hebe.

Variegated foliage with lilac flowers. From Haskins, courtesy of gift voucher from Jude 1/10/2023. Planted in mi...


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...


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...


Hellebore 'Christmas Carol'

Added on 13 Nov, 2020 | 2 photos

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus.

Pure white flowers.


Helleborus 'Anemone Centred Pink Spotted'

Added on 19 Feb, 2017 | 2 photos

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 | 2 photos

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.


Heuchera Grape Timeless

Added on 2 Aug, 2021 | 2 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera.

Striking plum foliage with dark veining all year round plus tiny pink flowers early summer. Likes fertile, well-...


Heuchera Little Cuties Blondie in Lime

Added on 2 Aug, 2021 | 2 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera.

Vivid lime green leaves. Pale green flowers early summer. Hardy and perennial. Sun or part shade in fertile, wel...


Honeysuckle 'Gold Flame'

Added on 15 Jul, 2016 | 2 photos

In a pot and climbing through the metal wall planter. Moved this in 2017 to a border near summerhouse.


Hosta 'Canadian Blue'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

From Parkers mail order November 2010.


Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

Added on 7 Jul, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta.

Gifted by CottageKaren July 2015. First flowers July 2016.


Hosta 'Velvet Moon'

Added on 27 May, 2023 | 1 photo

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta fortunei.

From Old Barn Nurseries May 2023. Dark green leaves with a wide golden-yellow margin.


Hosta 'Wide Brim'

Added on 19 May, 2023 | 2 photos

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta.

Bought at West Dean Gardens on 18 May 2023.


Hydrangea Lace Cap type

Added on 15 Jul, 2010 | 3 photos

To right of Buddleia


Ilex x altaclerensis 'Golden King'

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 1 photo

Wyevale GC January 2011 . . . this is a female variety Golden variegated shrub, leaves retained year round. H...


Kitaibelia vitifolia (Chalice flower/Russian hibiscus)

Added on 25 Jun, 2020 | 2 photos

Species: Kitaibelia vitifolia.

Perennial 6-8ft high with vine-like leaves and cup-shaped white flowers from July to September. Sun or shade. Fr...


Kniphofia 'Flamenco'. Planted near the new spinner on 18/04/2021 to the left of the arch..

Added on 31 Mar, 2021 | 3 photos

From Bellfield on 30/03/2021. Orange, creamy and lemon-yellow and fiery-reds.


Kniphofia 'Lemon Popsicle'

Added on 13 Aug, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Kniphofia.
Species: Kniphofia caulescens.

Spikes of lemon yellow blooms throughout the season. Short grassy foliage. Ht. 16" Spread 12"


Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker)

Added on 20 Nov, 2011 | 3 photos

Species: Kniphofia/Tritonia.

3 of these from GW mag. offer ... potted up temporarily on 20/11/11


Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver' (Spotted Deadnettle)

Added on 16 Oct, 2013 | 2 photos

From Old Barn Nursery £4 on 15/10/13