3rd August

…Agapanthus ‘Sandringham’ Agapanthus ‘Sandringham’ Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ – taller growing and very floriferous. Not quite as dark as Agapanthus ‘Navy Blue’? Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’…

17th April

…and yellow work well together here. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ and Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ with its greenish-white semi-double flowers streaked green below…

27th April

…George’ which is usually out with the Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ beside it. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ & Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ Malus ‘Jelly King’ now full out. Malus ‘Jelly King’ now…

26th April

…is one of the few wins amongst our most tender plants. Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Hattie Carthan’ is just coming out. Magnolia x…

25th July

…flower heads. Rudbeckia ‘Peking’ Rudbeckia ‘Peking’ Crocosmia ‘Okavango’ – big flower and quite unusual. Crocosmia ‘Okavango’ Crocosmia ‘Okavango’ Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ – another nice blue but the name might sell…

29th April

…askew. Rhododendron ‘May Day’ As good a bluebell bit as we have in the main garden near Rogers Quarry. Bluebells Illicium majus is making a fair tree. Good new growth….

13th May

…‘King George’ is just out. Missing out on Chelsea yet again. This is getting really alarming for our cut stuff next week. Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’…

11th July

…sun Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ Geranium pratense ‘Algera Double’ Geranium pratense ‘Algera Double’ Geranium pratense ‘Algera Double’ Digitalis ‘Spice Island’ – a striking orange foxglove Digitalis…

6th July

…evergreen sub-shrub unlike the other herbaceous penstemons. Penstemon heterophyllus ‘Heavenly Blue’ Geranium pratense ‘Delft Blue’ Geranium pratense ‘Delft Blue’ Salvia ‘Purple Rain’ was spectacular. Salvia ‘Purple Rain’ Then on the…

10th April

…‘touch’ here rather well. Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Michelia ‘Touch of Pink’ Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ down by the pond. Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ First flower…