24th July

…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 ‘Blue Boa’ 2016 –…

22nd July

…the best blue lacecap HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ – very floriferous and vigorous grower Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea…

17th April

…niveum Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Magnolia denudata, Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ and Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’. Magnolia denudata, Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ and Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’ Wonderful new growth on Mahonia…

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…

16th April

…labels. Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Diamond’ Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ is just coming out at least a month early for Chelsea where we usually show it on the stand as…

27th August

…you will not 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…

3rd July

…soil. Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ A fine plant of Quercus x bushii with huge and slightly irregular leaves but each has three distinct lobes at…

21st April

…as rhododendrons. Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ Menziesia ‘Honshu Blue’ An old Rhododendron campylogynum on its last legs in the Rockery. Rhododendron campylogynum Azalea ‘Tebotan’ covered in flower. Azalea…

4th July

…time. Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks Blue’ Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ is also out early and a good blue. Perhaps the best hydrangea on the drive today. Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ Hydrangea…

25th November

…such extraordinary dark colour. Mainly dark red but with some greens. Three blue flowers still remain at the top of the bush. a blue hydrangea can turn and fade into…