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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"...


Penstemon Huskers Red

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

White flowers flushed with pink on maroon-red stems. from July to August. From SGC in October 2018. Ht. 20"...


Lysimachia punctata

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

From SGC October 2018. Spikes of whorled yellow five petalled flowers June to August in sun or part shade. Ht. ...


Dianthus 'Coconut Sundae'

Added on 24 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

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

Alstroemeria Garden Layon Yellow

Added on 7 Apr, 2024 | 0 photos

Perennial. Ht. 80cm. spread 30cm. Planted near spoon spinner 7 April 2024. Hayloft Plants August 2023.


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...


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 '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...


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...

Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'

Added on 15 Nov, 2018 | 0 photos

From SGC 15/11/2018. An upright herbaceous perennial to 1m in height. Pointed leaves, which if grown in a sunn...


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 ...

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).


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...


Salvia nemerosa 'Lyrical Whte'

Added on 2 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Mothering Sunday gift from Sarah 2016. Planted to the left of the arch.


Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Arundel Green'

Added on 17 Aug, 2020 | 1 photo

From Tates GC July 2020 to plant near back garden fence to screen building behind. Moved this to end of middle...

Nepeta mussinii ( Catmint )

Added on 10 Jun, 2010 | 0 photos

Ardingly S. of England Spring Show May 2010 to replace one bought in March which Megan (our cat) has chewed al...


Thymus pulegioides Bertram Anderson

Added on 8 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Bought from SGC on 8 Jan 2019 for front gravel garden. . Spreading evergreen, lemon scented foliage, with occasi...


Rosa 'Sweet Memories'

Added on 9 Jan, 2022 | 1 photo

Patio shrub rose with repeat flowering small double flowers of soft lemon. Slightly scented. From Old Barn Janu...


Echinops 'Globe Thistle'

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

Grown from seed sent by Bloomer ... October 2010


Rosa 'Belle de Jour'

Added on 9 Jan, 2022 | 3 photos

Rose of the year 2021. Peach tinted warm yellow flowers. Strong vanilla like perfume. From Old Barn January 202...


Cyclamen hederifolium

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

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

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'.


Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' grass

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

From Stroller ... 11 August 2011


Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Added on 12 Jun, 2011 | 3 photos


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.


Hemerocallis (Daylily) 'Big Bird'

Added on 3 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

Sent to me by Simbad in 2015.


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 ...


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...

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 ...


Hydrangea Lace Cap type

Added on 15 Jul, 2010 | 3 photos

To right of Buddleia


Rose 'Together Forever'

Added on 28 Nov, 2019 | 2 photos

An orange/peachy pink floribunda Rose with good fragrance, flowers Summer through to Autumn. Bought as a rememb...


Pieris japonica 'Carnaval'

Added on 13 Nov, 2010 | 1 photo

Rogers Farm Nursery. Planted to left of pond 16.4.11. Ht. 80-100cms.


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...

Penstemon ' Garnet '

Added on 24 Jun, 2010 | 0 photos

In back border to right of Honeysuckle.

From Honeywood House years ago !


Narcissus 'Minnow'

Added on 19 Aug, 2018 | 1 photo

No longer wish to grow tall Daffodils. Hope to plant many more dwarf varieties. These are multi-headed and scen...


Rosa 'Iceberg'

Added on 20 Mar, 2022 | 1 photo

Chichester market 2022. Climbing Rose planted to right of arch.


Penstemon Pensham 'Plum Jerkum'

Added on 19 Aug, 2018 | 2 photos

This has small tubular plum-purple flowers with white mottled throats. Blooms from early Summer to mid Autumn. ...


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...


Rosa 'Queen of England'

Added on 4 Feb, 2019 | 2 photos

One of 2 for £5 in a local shop. Planted on 26/2/19 close to Rose 'Peace'.


Rosa 'Gloria Dei' (Peace)

Added on 4 Feb, 2019 | 3 photos

A hybrid tea rose, one of 2 for £5 in a local shop. 4 Feb. 2019. Planted in the place of a Cotinus removed on ...


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...


Rose Peach Patio variety

Added on 4 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos

Brought this in a pot from previous garden about 12 years ago. Best blooms in June 2011.


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 '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 ...

Rose 'Rambling Rector'

Added on 12 Apr, 2011 | 0 photos

Rambler Rose with large clusters of semi double, creamy white scented flowers from July-Sept., followed by red r...



Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

From Honeywood House plant sale June2003.


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.


Rose 'Irish Eyes'

Added on 12 Apr, 2015 | 2 photos

A repeat flowering Floribunda with distinct red/yellow blooms. Free gift from GC on 2/4/15. Planted to right of ...


Rose 'Korresia'

Added on 12 Apr, 2015 | 1 photo

A repeat flowering Floribunda bush rose, producing sprays of fragrant, bright yellow double blooms 8cm across, t...



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.

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.


Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

A cutting from Alan in April 2007.


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...


Rose ' Rhapsody in Blue '

Added on 1 Oct, 2010 | 2 photos

A sweetly fragrant shrub rose with purple flowers. Wilton GC near Bridport. Planted in blue & yellow border ...

Nigella Love-in-a-mist Annual

Added on 24 May, 2011 | 0 photos

White variety given to me by Sue many years ago. Self sets freely.


Osmanthus heterophyllus tricolour

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

Bought 1 plant, divided into 3 for Winter pots by front door. In pots from October to April with Pansies/Violas....


Hosta 'Canadian Blue'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

From Parkers mail order November 2010.


Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Blue'

Added on 6 Sep, 2018 | 3 photos

Bought at RHS Wisley Plant Fair 5/9/2018. A sub-shrubby perennial with mid-green leaves. Spikes of deep blue fl...


Salvia 'Dyson's Maroon'

Added on 6 Sep, 2018 | 2 photos

Bought at Wisley Plant Fair 5/9/2018. A shrubby perennial or evergreen shrub with deep green leaves. Spikes of d...


Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland'

Added on 8 Jun, 2020 | 1 photo

Bought 08/06/2020 at Pulborough ex. Wyevale GC. A compact bushy perennial with deep violet-blue flowers in Summ...


Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Added on 6 Sep, 2018 | 3 photos

Bought at Wisley Plant Fair 5/9/2018. Popular hardy Salvia has a red outer flower with a white throat. Aromatic ...



Added on 8 Jun, 2020 | 1 photo

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


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 ...


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...


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. ...


Myrtus communis variegata

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Aromatic evergreen shrub with creamy-white variegated leaves. White flowers in profusion in July-August. From Ol...


Teucrium fruticans Azureum

Added on 31 Mar, 2021 | 3 photos

Evergreen shrub with white stems and grey leaves. Deep blue flowers from June to September. Best in full sun. Fr...


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...


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.


Heuchera 'Miracle'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Sent as a small cutting from CottageKaren in May 2014.


Penstemon 'Pensham Czar'

Added on 26 Jul, 2014 | 2 photos

From Old Barn for a fiver in sale. Planted to left of Griselina shrub on 12/4/15. Bought another at Ardingly Au...


Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Added on 22 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Black grass


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.


Rose White climbing

Added on 15 Jun, 2015 | 4 photos

Free gift from a GC as spent over £25. No perfume to it though.


Phygelius 'Devil's Tears'

Added on 9 Jun, 2022 | 1 photo

A bushy upright plant with green foliage & clusters of tubular hanging blooms of red flowers with yellow thr...


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...


Rosa 'Perennial Blue'

Added on 5 Sep, 2015 | 3 photos

A cutting gifted from Karen 5/9/2015. This rambler/climber is scented with deep purple/violet semi dbl. flowers...


Rose 'Arthur Bell'

Added on 1 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

Climber with Golden yellow semi-double blooms, powerful fragrance. Prefers an open sunny situation. Ht.up to 8...


Sedum 'Carl'

Added on 7 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Gifted from Karen in January 2014. A short stemmed variety carrying bun-shaped heads of rose pink flowers above...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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.


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.


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


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...

Alstroemeria Maxi Avrille

Added on 7 Apr, 2024 | 0 photos

Genus: Alstroemeria.
Species: Alstroemeria.

Perennial with dark peachy pink flowers. Ht.70-90cm. Spread 30cm. Planted near spinner by sun house on 7 April...

Alstroemeria Midi Isabelle

Added on 7 Apr, 2024 | 0 photos

Genus: Alstroemeria.
Species: Alstroemeria.

Perennial with pink flowers. Ht. 40cm. Spread 30cm. Planted in raised bed March 2024. From Hayloft Plants Augus...

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 '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.


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata'

Added on 16 Feb, 2023 | 2 photos

Genus: Daphne.
Species: Daphne odora.

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

Deutzia scabra

Added on 25 Feb, 2024 | 0 photos

Genus: Deutzia.
Species: Deutzia scabra.

Ornamental shrub 200-250 cms high. Flowers June-July.