26th September

…summer’ herbaceous plant to cheer us up as well as the butterflies which seemed to be having a day off today which is rather overcast. Verbena bonariensis Verbena bonariensis Verbena…

16th July

…of the tall growing Verbena bonariensis and the much lower growing Verbena rigida was effective. Verbena bonariensis and the much lower growing Verbena rigida So was Verbena bonariensis and agapanthus….

1st December

…survived. Vinca major Final flowers just coming out on Verbena bonariensis.This is the last stem left in the clump flowering. First flowers in August. What a show for any plant!…

13th December

…eaten weeks ago. Cotoneaster horizontalis Cotoneaster horizontalis I do not remember seeing seed heads on Verbena bonariensis as plentiful as this but we did see flowers out on it last…

26th December

…five weeks already. Camellia x williamsii ‘J C Williams’ Daphne bholua ‘Gurkha’ just coming out. No scent as yet. Daphne bholua ‘Gurkha’ Fresh new growth on Verbena bonariensis and signs…

12th July

…rigida Verbena bonariensis ‘Lollipop’ had a dwarf habit and very pale pink flower. Verbena bonariensis ‘Lollipop’ Salvia eclipse ‘Trelissick Creamy Yellow’ – we used to stock this range of salvias…

28th June

…V. bonariensis and is just as pretty. Verbena rigida Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’, with its brownish leaves, is a good thing although probably a rockery plant. Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’ Erigeron karvinskianus…

31st July

…one for Clare to look for when buying new herbaceous plants for next spring. Is it hardy I wonder? Not very tall growing (unlike our Verbena bonariensis) which will appeal…