3rd August

…Ligularia gigantea ‘Giant Scabious’ Perouskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’ grew to about 18 inches and had delicate but attractive flowers as you can see. Arguably nicer than Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’. Perouskia…

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…

11th July

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

24th July

…Boa’ – might have been blue originally but fading quickly. Taller growing than some. Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ 2016 – CHW What I think is Hebe carnea is…

7th May

…the first time. Rhododendron rubiginosum ‘Ted Millais’ As fine a blue as anyone could find! Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’. Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron zaleucum nearby…

22nd July

blue lacecap HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ – very floriferous and vigorous grower Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’…

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…

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’…