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Kniphofia 'Flamenco'

Added on 31 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Kniphofia.
Species: Kniphofia caulescens.

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

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Geranium 'Vision Light Pink'

Added on 31 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium sanguineum.

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

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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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Myrtus communis variegata

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Myrtus.
Species: Myrtus communis.

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

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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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Weigela 'All Summer Monet'

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Weigela.
Species: Weigela florida.

Low compact bush, approx. ht. 60cm. Three coloured leaves, pink flowers in Summer. A hardy shrub. From Old Barn ...

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Loropetalum chinense 'Ruby Snow'

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Species: Loropetalum.

Evergreen shrub with dark burgundy foliage and remarkable white flowers. Needs a sunny and protected position. F...

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Hebe 'Silver Anniversary'

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Hebe.
Species: Hebe.

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

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Malus 'Evereste'

Added on 29 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus.

Large, soft pink flowers in April/May. Small red-yellow fruits holding well into Winter. Medium height. Bough at...

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Pieris 'Forest Flame'

Added on 25 Mar, 2021 | 1 photo

Genus: Pieris.
Species: Pieris japonica.

Evergreen shrub producing very dark red young growth, followed by white flowers in Spring. Ht.and spread after 5...

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Apple 'Gold Sensation'

Added on 13 Nov, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Malus.
Species: Malus domestica.

A columnar apple bought from Pulborough GC November 2020. To be planted in a large pot.

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Hellebore 'Christmas Carol'

Added on 13 Nov, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus.

Pure white flowers.

Salvia nemorosa "Sensation Blue"

Added on 3 Oct, 2020 | 0 photos

Genus: Salvia.
Species: Salvia nemorosa.

A clump forming sage. From SGC on 03/10/20/

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.

Aquilegia alpina Blue

Added on 3 Oct, 2020 | 0 photos

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

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.

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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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

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Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Arundel Green'

Added on 17 Aug, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Pittosporum.
Species: Pittosporum tenuifolium.

From Tates GC July 2020 to plant near back garden fence to screen building behind.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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...

Hosta 'Sum and Substance'

Added on 7 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta fortunei.

Large corrugated yellow-green leaves. From SGC 7/7/20

Kniphofia 'Ice Queen'

Added on 7 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

Pale cream flowers tinged with green, turning white as they age. From SGC 7/7/20. Planted in front of far left o...

Cistus corbariensis

Added on 7 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

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

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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...

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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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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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Aquilegia chrysantha

Added on 7 May, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia chrysantha.

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

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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 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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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.

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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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Physostegia virginiana 'Crown of Snow'

Added on 7 Jul, 2019 | 1 photo

Genus: Physostegia.
Species: Physostegia virginiana.

From SGC July 2019

Kalimeris yomena 'Shogun'

Added on 7 Jul, 2019 | 0 photos

From SGC July 2019

Alcea rosea 'Nigra' (Hollyhock

Added on 7 Jul, 2019 | 0 photos

Genus: Alcea.
Species: Alcea rosea.

From SGC July 2019

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Lavender 'Devon Compact'

Added on 27 Jun, 2019 | 2 photos

Genus: Lavandula.
Species: Lavandula.

A French Lavender form with lavender blue flowers on a dense grey-green foliage. Ht. 35cm tall. Flowers May-Octo...

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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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Lavandula 'Bandera Pink'

Added on 27 Jun, 2019 | 2 photos

Genus: Lavandula.
Species: Lavandula.

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

Silene maritima (Sea Campion)

Added on 6 Apr, 2019 | 0 photos

Genus: Silene.
Species: Silene maritima.

From SGC 6/4/2019.

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Rhodanthemum hybrida 'Casablanca'

Added on 6 Apr, 2019 | 2 photos

Species: Rhodanthemum.

From SGC 6/4/2019. Has white daisy flowers.

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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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.

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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 ...

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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'.

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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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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...

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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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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 ...

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...

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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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 ...

Canary

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...

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...

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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...

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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. ...

Huskers

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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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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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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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 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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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. ...

Narcissus 'Tete-a-Tete'

Added on 19 Aug, 2018 | 0 photos

Very well known variety of a dwarf Daffodil.

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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...

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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.

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Camellia

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.

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Hemerocallis 'El Desperado'

Added on 4 Jul, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Hemerocallis.
Species: Hemerocallis.

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

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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...

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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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Iris white

Added on 22 May, 2017 | 1 photo

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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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Libertia peregrinans (New Zealand Iris)

Added on 9 Mar, 2017 | 2 photos

Genus: Libertia.
Species: Libertia peregrinans.

Bought from an EP open garden in 2015. Kept potted.

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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.

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Sorbaria sorbifolia Sem

Added on 2 Oct, 2016 | 3 photos

Genus: Sorbaria.
Species: Sorbaria sorbifolia.

A leafy deciduous shrub with large cut leaves flushed with shades of pink and bronze in spring turning red in au...

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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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Pelargonium sidoides

Added on 8 Sep, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Pelargonium.
Species: Pelargonium sidoides.

From Penberth Plants stand at Wisley Plant Fair September 2016. Advised to keep it sheltered over Winter.

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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...

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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"

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Eryngium planum (Sea Holly)

Added on 23 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Eryngium.
Species: Eryngium planum.

Grown from seed sent by Paul (GoY member).

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Passion flower

Added on 21 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Passiflora.
Species: Passiflora caerulea.

Planted deeply near GH. Sometimes blooms really well, other years not so abundant in flowers.

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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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Hemerocallis 'Burning Daylight'

Added on 10 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Hemerocallis.
Species: Hemerocallis.

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

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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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Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

Added on 7 Jul, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Hosta.
Species: Hosta.

Gifted by CottageKaren July 2015. First flowers July 2016.

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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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Aquilegia Swan Lavender

Added on 23 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Short stemmed variety, bought at Malvern Spring Show 2015.

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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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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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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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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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Penstemon Pensham 'Amelia Jane'

Added on 7 Oct, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Penstemon.
Species: Penstemon.

Bought this at Ardingly Autumn Show Oct. 2015 from Blooming Good Nursery Ltd. stand. Has bright pink with white ...

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Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm'

Added on 7 Oct, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Rudbeckia.
Species: Rudbeckia fulgida.

Bought two of these at Ardingly Autumn Show Oct. 2015.
Large golden yellow daisy-like flowers from Aug-Oct.

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Sedum kamtschaticum variegatum

Added on 7 Oct, 2015 | 2 photos

Genus: Sedum.
Species: Sedum kamtschaticum.

Bought two of these at Ardingly Autumn Show Oct.2015 for the raised bed edging. A low growing perennial, semi-e...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...