3rd August

…floriferous. Not quite as dark as Agapanthus ‘Navy Blue’? Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ – lower growing and a gentle light blue. Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus…

25th July

blue but the name might sell it. Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ – groundcover with dark leaves. Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ Geranium ‘Blue Sunrise’…

27th July

…grown superb blue hydrangeas and must be highly acidic. Interestingly the 2013 planting of the red Hydrangea ‘Heinrich Siedel’ have died. Hydrangea ‘Fireworks’ blue Hydrangea ‘Fireworks’ blue Proved indeed by…

8th September

…with wonderful autumn colour. Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ looking very fine. Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ Caryopteris x…

29th April

…what the label says but not the plan which suggests, as I suspect, that this is in fact ‘Blue Opal’. We have others so I can check but what I…

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…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…to me – Blephylocalyx crookshankii. Blephylocalyx crookshankii Blephylocalyx crookshankii Beautiful blue bell shaped flowers but horrid prickles too. Rhapithamnus spinosus. blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell…

11th July

…udensis ‘Golden Sun’ Salix udensis ‘Golden Sun’ Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ – incredibly blue foliage in full sun Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ Geranium pratense ‘Algera Double’…

24th July

…but no flower heads. Miscanthus sacchariflorus Miscanthus sacchariflorus Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ – might have been blue originally but fading quickly. Taller growing than some. Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ Agastache ‘Blue Boa’…

22nd July

…going upwards:Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ – which exhibits pink and blue inflorescences on the same plant Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ Hydrangea ‘St Clare’ – with its blue and white picotee…