3rd August

…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’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’…

17th April

…and yellow work well together here. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ and Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Gold Rush’. Ceanothus ‘Trewithen Blue’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ with its greenish-white semi-double flowers streaked green below…

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

…‘Brilliant Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Brilliant Blue’ Acanthus hungaricus is not a species which Burncoose stocks but not that different really. Acanthus hungaricus Acanthus hungaricus Acanthus hungaricus Kniphofia ‘Mango Popsicle’ – an…

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…

26th April

…is one of the few wins amongst our most tender plants. Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Magnolia x brooklynensis ‘Hattie Carthan’ is just coming out. Magnolia x…

13th July

…their best.The four quarters of the blue garden. blue garden Acer x conspicuum ‘Silver Cardinal’ covered in seed which I have never yet seen on the Burncoose plant and an…

27th July

…pink are flowering blue too. The older hydrangeas below the new planting were cut down in the spring and are reshooting well but this area has always grown superb blue

20th July

…one with tiny ones. The smaller flowers look like Hydrangea villosa at first but not when you examine the flower more closely. The blue and light blue anthers are quite…

8th August

…to collect when ripe later on. Rhododendron schlippenbachii Hydrangea ‘Blue Wave’ (‘Mariesii Perfecta’) looking good on the drive. A better blue than some years and this clump are in full…