7th July

…Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea Puya dyckioides Puya dyckioides Puya dyckioides Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Strelitzia reginae in flower outside on a dry bank…

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…

11th March

…bed Above Higher Quarry Nursery 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…

28th May

…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. Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ Rhododendron…

15th September

…by Peter Moore. 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…

9th April

…‘Linearifolium’ above the greenhouse has a very pale mauve flower and is rather different in colour to the plants not yet out in the Rockery. I did not know this…

14th September

…light mauve with not all the flowers coming out at once to give a foxtail appearance. Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Fox’ Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Fox’ We have over 200 new catalogue…

6th September

…in September. A good mauve and white combination. We need to propagate this as it is a winner! Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta Cornus kousa ‘Doubloon’ is…

17th June

…indicum has many coloured forms from mauve-purple to red and dark red. The clumps on the drive, in the Auklandii Garden and outside the front gate are full out now…

20th February

…pendula ‘Shangri La’ – AGM – grows through rhodos Rhododendron kesangue – flowers in May. Big leaf. Rhododendron yuefengense – like orbiculare (two or three plants) Rhododendron huianum – mauve