25th July

…it. Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Eureka Blue’ Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ – groundcover with dark leaves. Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ Geranium ‘Blue Sunrise’ – blue at first fading quickly….

11th July

…attractive colour. Kniphofia ‘Mango Popsicle’ Kniphofia ‘Mango Popsicle’ Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’ with dark brownish leaves and contrasting bright flowers. Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’ Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’ Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’ Iris hookeri…

11th May

…maderense in flower. Biggest I have ever seen by far. Geranium maderense Geranium maderense What can one say of these horrors among the vines? Horrors among the vines! Quercus bushii?…

3rd April

…but not these: Narcissus ‘White Lion’ Narcissus ‘White Lion’ Narcissus ‘White Lion’ Narcissus ‘Acropolis’ Narcissus ‘Acropolis’ Narcissus ‘Moondragon’ Narcissus ‘Moondragon’ Narcissus ‘Geranium’ Narcissus ‘Geranium’ Narcissus ‘Geranium’ Narcissus ‘Yellow Cheerfulness’ Narcissus…

13th August

…which has black surrounds to the bud. Perhaps this is Scabiosa jacea, Brown Knapweed? Centauria scabiosa Centauria scabiosa Ranunculus acris, Meadow Buttercup, with a geranium like leaf. Ranunculus acris Ranunculus…

4th July

…yet out: Agapanthus ‘Ever Sapphire’ Agapanthus ‘Ever Sapphire’ Agapanthus ‘Lapis Lazuli’ Agapanthus ‘Lapis Lazuli’ An excellent Geranium too: Geranium ‘Azure Rush’ Geranium ‘Azure Rush’ Also Sisyrinchium ‘E K Balls’ Sisyrinchium…

16th July

…do not fancy trying. Heracleum sphondylium Heracleum sphondylium Heracleum sphondylium Geranium robertianum, Herb Robert, which is common but normally out in May. Geranium robertianum Lotus pedunculatus or Large Birdsfoot-trefoil I…

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…

29th July

…‘Strawberries and Cream’ Penstemon ‘Appleblossom’ Penstemon ‘Appleblossom’ Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’ – superb groundcover. Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’ Leucothoe axillaris ‘Curly Red’ without any winter colour but unusual none the less. Leucothoe…

18th August

…Impressive seed heads now as well. Hypericum inodorum ‘Magical Beauty’ Hypericum inodorum ‘Magical Beauty’ Allium ‘Millennium Lavender Bubbles’ Allium ‘Millennium Lavender Bubbles’ Geranium ‘Hocus Pocus’ with near black leaves. Geranium