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Geum

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"...

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Sedum 'Red Cauli'

Added on 9 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Dense red flower heads, purple-grey foliage on dark stems. Flowers Aug-Sept. From RHS Wisley 8/9/2015. Plante...

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Penstemon Huskers Red

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

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

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Pennisetum villosum

Added on 9 Sep, 2015 | 3 photos

Another plant from RHS Wisley on a "6 for £15" offer by A and J Plants. Planted by Rosa 'Rosy Cu...

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Lysimachia punctata

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

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

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Dianthus 'Coconut Sundae'

Added on 24 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

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

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...

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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...

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).

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Agave

Added on 4 Nov, 2015 | 1 photo

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

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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.

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Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'

Added on 2 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

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

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Aquilegia 'Ballerina'

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 2 photos

Gifted to me by CottageKaren.

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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.

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Salvia nemerosa 'Lyrical Whte'

Added on 2 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

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

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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 ...

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...

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Lavandula 'Bandera Purple' for my records

Added on 27 Jun, 2019 | 2 photos

Half hardy perennial. Naturally compact and very free branching plants produce an abundance of flower stems, dee...

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Nepeta mussinii ( Catmint )

Added on 10 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Ardingly S. of England Spring Show May 2010 to replace 1 bought in March which Megan (our cat) has chewed almo...

Thymus pulegioides Bertram Anderson

Added on 8 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

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

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Echinops 'Globe Thistle'

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

Grown from seed sent by Bloomer ... October 2010

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Cyclamen hederifolium

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

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

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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.

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'.

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Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' grass

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

From Stroller ... 11 August 2011

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Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Added on 12 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos

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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.

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Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver' (Spotted Deadnettle)

Added on 16 Oct, 2013 | 2 photos

From Old Barn Nursery £4 on 15/10/13

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Parahebe 'Snow Clouds'

Added on 18 May, 2014 | 2 photos

From Brinsbury College on open day 18 May 2014.

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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...

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Iris dwarf mixed Flowers Feb/March 6" tall

Added on 16 Oct, 2013 | 2 photos

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Dianthus

Added on 29 Sep, 2014 | 1 photo

Vivid neon pink ... highly scented.

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Hemerocallis (Daylily) 'Big Bird'

Added on 3 Jul, 2015 | 2 photos

Sent to me by Simbad in 2015.

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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Hydrangea Lace Cap type

Added on 15 Jul, 2010 | 3 photos

To right of Buddleia

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Rose Together Forever

Added on 28 Nov, 2019 | 1 photo

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

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Pieris japonica 'Carnaval'

Added on 13 Nov, 2010 | 2 photos

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

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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...

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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...

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Penstemon ' Garnet '

Added on 24 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

In back border to right of Honeysuckle.

From Honeywood House years ago !

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Narcissus 'Minnow'

Added on 19 Aug, 2018 | 2 photos

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

Narcissus 'Tete-a-Tete'

Added on 19 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

Very well known variety of a dwarf Daffodil.

Kalimeris yomena 'Shogun'

Added on 7 Jul, 2019 | 0 photos

From SGC July 2019

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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. ...

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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.

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Clematis tangutica

Added on 16 Sep, 2013 | 4 photos

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

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Rose ' Rosy Cushion '

Added on 21 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

Wyevale GC September 2010. Clusters of single pink flowers with a white centre.Light fragrance. Repeats constan...

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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.

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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...

Aquilegia vulgaris "Winky Double Rose-White"

Added on 3 Oct, 2020 | 0 photos

From SGC 03/10/20. Ht. 12"-14". Upward facing flowers.

Planted March 2021 in back border.

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Rosa 'Queen of England'

Added on 4 Feb, 2019 | 1 photo

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

Aquilegia vulgaris "Winky Double Red-white"

Added on 3 Oct, 2020 | 0 photos

From SGC on 03/10/20. Upward facing flowers. Planted March 2021 in back border.

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Rosa 'Gloria Dei' (Peace)

Added on 4 Feb, 2019 | 4 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 ...

Aquilegia alpina Blue

Added on 3 Oct, 2020 | 0 photos

From SCG on 03/10/20. Planted March 2021 in back border.

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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...

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Rose Peach Patio variety

Added on 4 Jun, 2011 | 3 photos

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

Alcea rosea "Chater's Yellow"

Added on 3 Oct, 2020 | 0 photos

Double yellow Hollyhock up to 6ft. tall. Planted by back fence, behind bird bath.

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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: ...

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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 ...

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Rose 'Rambling Rector'

Added on 12 Apr, 2011 | 3 photos

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

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Hebe 'Golden variegated'

Added on 30 Dec, 2011 | 1 photo

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

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Sedum

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

From Honeywood House plant sale June2003.

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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.

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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 ...

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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...

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Camellia

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.

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Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

Added on 31 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

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

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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.

Forsythia

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

A cutting from Alan in April 2007.

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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 ...

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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....

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Hosta 'Canadian Blue'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

From Parkers mail order November 2010.

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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...

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Salvia 'Dyson's Maroon'

Added on 6 Sep, 2018 | 3 photos

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

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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...

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Hosta 'Fire and Ice'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

From Parkers mail order 2010.

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Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Added on 6 Sep, 2018 | 2 photos

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

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Fuchsia

Added on 8 Jun, 2020 | 1 photo

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

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Rose 'Virgo'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

Hybrid tea rose January 2011.

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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 ...

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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...

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Cytisus Racemosus (Genista)

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Fragrant yellow flowers. From Old Barn 29/03/21.

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Teucrium fruticans Azureum

Added on 31 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

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

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Hydrangea petiolaris

Added on 25 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

Climber flowering June-Aug. Ht. 38ft. Planted 20/3/12 to back right of raised bed near Bay tree.

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Honeysuckle 'Darts world'

Added on 25 Feb, 2012 | 2 photos

Climber flowering June-Sept. Ht. 13ft. Planted to climb alongside Grapevine on 18/3/12.

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Phygelius 'Funfare Yellow'

Added on 20 Nov, 2013 | 2 photos

Planted 18/11/2013 in front of Eleagnus shrub. A semi-evergreen, tender, woody based perennial. Flowers summer...

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Heuchera 'Miracle'

Added on 19 Apr, 2016 | 1 photo

Sent as a small cutting from CottageKaren in May 2014.

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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...

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Penstemon 'Pensham Czar'

Added on 26 Jul, 2014 | 3 photos

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

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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

Added on 22 Apr, 2013 | 1 photo

Black grass

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Iris white

Added on 22 May, 2017 | 1 photo

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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

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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.

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Rose White climbing

Added on 15 Jun, 2015 | 3 photos

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

Rose - Purple climber

Added on 20 Mar, 2012 | 0 photos

Packaged as Climbing Rose - Purple Climber! Planted between yellow climbers on West facing fence 16.3.12.

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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...

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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...