8th September

…flower while autumn approaches.Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ with wonderful autumn colour. Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Cornus amomum ‘Blue Cloud’ Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ looking very fine. Rudbeckia…

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…

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…

17th August

…‘Fanship Burgundy’ Lobelia siphilitica ‘Blue’and Lobelia ‘Fanship Burgundy’ Lobelia ‘Fanship Scarlet’ and Lobelia ‘Fanship Blue’ Lobelia ‘Fanship Scarlet’ and Lobelia ‘Fanship Blue’ Monarda ‘Melua Pink’ and Monarda ‘Melua Violet’ Monarda…

24th July

…full growth but no flower heads. Miscanthus sacchariflorus Miscanthus sacchariflorus Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ – might have been blue originally but fading quickly. Taller growing than some. Agastache ‘Blue Boa’ Agastache…

16th April

…these were bought in plants with Dutch labels. Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ is just coming out at least a month early for Chelsea where we…

7th May

…augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’. Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron zaleucum nearby is rather paler! Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron ‘Saint Tudy’ to complement the colour range and…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…Blephylocalyx crookshankii Beautiful blue bell shaped flowers but horrid prickles too. Rhapithamnus spinosus. blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers blue bell shaped flowers Pitavia…

13th May

…Gold’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Raspberry Ice’ [ALONGSIDE] Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Raspberry Ice’ Zenobia pulverulenta ‘Blue Sky’ Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ – another plant which shows up well in a…

27th August

…need spray paint or sparkle to use them to their full potential. blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea blue flowering hydrangea 2018 – CHW Schefflera aff. mynocarpa…