3rd August

…a very good sky blue – medium-tall growing. Agapanthus ‘Sandringham’ Agapanthus ‘Sandringham’ Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ – taller growing and very floriferous. Not quite as dark as Agapanthus ‘Navy Blue’? Agapanthus…

20th April

…(but not as blue as ‘Blue Opal’) opening as you see. Different! Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Woodsman’ x ‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Sensation’ is good and improving each year. We have…

25th July

…Crocosmia ‘Okavango’ Crocosmia ‘Okavango’ Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ – another nice blue but the name might sell it. Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ – groundcover with dark…

27th July

…you Kiss’ Hydrangea ‘Love you Kiss’ A good clump of Hydrangea ‘Fireworks’ blue too but the ‘Fireworks’ pink are flowering blue too. The older hydrangeas below the new planting were…

8th September

…x clandonensis ‘Stephi’ Agastache fren. ‘Blue Fortune’ likewise. Agastache fren. ‘Blue Fortune’ Agastache fren. ‘Blue Fortune’ Dichroa febrifuga Dichroa febrifuga Dichroa febrifuga A new species of tender beschorneria – Beschorneria…

29th March

…small delicate leaves and attractive new growth. Melaleuca squarrosa Melaleuca squarrosa Clematis alpina ‘Blue Dancer’ looking good. Clematis alpina ‘Blue Dancer’ Clematis alpina ‘Blue Dancer’ Clematis alpina ‘Francis Rivis’ just…

3rd July

…serrata ‘Bluebird’. There are two good clumps on the drive which are a decent blue in our soil. Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ A fine plant…

29th April

…indeed which I had always called ‘Penheale Blue’. On looking it up ‘Penheale Blue’ is a different cross but we could both be correct! Rhododendron augustinii ‘Electra Group’ Rhododendron augustinii…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…Blephylocalyx crookshankii Beautiful blue bell shaped flowers but horrid prickles too. Rhapithamnus spinosus. blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers Pitavia…

16th April

…Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ below Donkey Shoe. This seems a rather paler form than I remember but these were bought in plants with Dutch labels. Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’…