10th April

…when first out although, today, it has faded and is merely a bit of a tired but improved Leonard Messel. Mauve flowered branches on white Azalea ‘Pakestrina’ Non gardeners love…

7th July

…Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Strelitzia reginae in flower outside on a dry bank Strelitzia reginae 2018 – CHW Jaimie has found two 15 to 20…

11th March

…and the mess are two rather delicate semi evergreen azaleas: one pink and one mauve. I have now idea of their names so need to consult the planting records again….

28th May

…so Asia needs to try these from cuttings (‘Polgrain’ is the same cross but darker in colour). The flowers start out white and then turn a gentle mauve. Very attractive….

15th September

…A mauve flower which fades markedly as it matures to a light mauve-pink. Good white indumentum under the leaves. Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Strobilanthes rankanensis was a gift from Hergest…

11th November

…and one could even hint that the ‘spring’ season had started. Rhododendron nobleanum Rhododendron nobleanum Rhododendron nobleanum A pale blue flowering form of Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ (‘Bowles Variety’) has…

22nd July

…growing species which we have already seen with its splendid fruits. Here are its flowers and buds which are mauve-pink like many of the Callicarpas. However we do know that…

31st October

…heads look much like the seed heads in reality. Pseudopanax laetus Pseudopanax laetus Also in John’s garden was Rostrincula dependens with mauve-bluish tinged pink flowers. This prompted me to have…

17th July

…a very attractive flower. Dispacus fullonum Dispacus fullonum I am not sure if this is Ballota acetabulosa? The flowers have purple-mauve veining. Here it is growing through and over a…

16th February

…is out. An odd truss where some flower trumpets are out or even over before other buds have started to open. Red in bud but opening the pale mauve-purple which…