17th April

…and Magnolia ‘Yellow Lantern’ – blue and yellow work well together here. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ and Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ with its…

25th July

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

3rd August

…– medium-tall growing. 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’…

27th July

…always 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…

26th April

…clump which used to grow on the main ride where Magnolia ‘Star Wars’ now is. Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ A fine Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ with branches weighed down by…

4th September

…‘Pink Cloud’ An even better secondary show on another clump of Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’. Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Viburnum rhytidophyllum now nearly full out but no butterflies feeding yet. Viburnum rhytidophyllum…

6th July

Blue’ is an 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’…

13th July

…a brilliant blue lacecap set against its black stems. Hydrangea ‘Zorro’ Hydrangea ‘Zorro’ Hydrangea ‘Hobella’ Hydrangea ‘Hobella’ Hydrangea ‘Hobella’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ The Harrow…

11th July

‘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’ Digitalis…

22nd July

…– easily the best 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…