3rd August

…floriferous. Not quite as dark as Agapanthus ‘Navy Blue’? Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Bressingham Blue’ Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ – lower growing and a gentle light blue. Agapanthus ‘Lavender Haze’ Agapanthus…

25th July

…Geranium ‘Blue Sunrise’ – blue at first fading quickly. Geranium ‘Blue Sunrise’ Geranium ‘Blue Sunrise’ Lots of new things to review here perhaps for our 2018 catalogue? Outstanding small herbaceous…

11th July

…Agapanthus ‘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’ –…

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

…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 brooklynensis ‘Hattie…

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

…‘Love you Kiss’ Hydrangea ‘Love you Kiss’ Hydrangea ‘Love you Kiss’ A good clump of Hydrangea ‘Fireworks’ blue too but the ‘Fireworks’ pink are flowering blue too. The older hydrangeas…

1st July

…ramosissima Tamarix ramosissima Rhododendron viscosum x ‘Midsummer Mermaid Blue’ flowering nicely with bluish new growth. A Glendoick cross planted in 2017. Rhododendron viscosum x ‘Midsummer Mermaid Blue’ Rhododendron viscosum x…

22nd July

…From the Hovel going upwards:Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ – which exhibits pink and blue inflorescences on the same plant Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ Hydrangea ‘Ayesha’ Hydrangea ‘St Clare’ – with its blue

8th September

…colour. Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ looking very fine. Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Stephi’ now…