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…

1st July

…flowering nicely with bluish new growth. A Glendoick cross planted in 2017. Rhododendron viscosum x ‘Midsummer Mermaid Blue’ Rhododendron viscosum x ‘Midsummer Mermaid Blue’ The bed of Hemerocallis given to…

22nd July

…HYDRANGEA ‘Taube’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ – very floriferous and vigorous grower Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks blue’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Fireworks pink’ Hydrangea ‘Hobelia’ – starts…

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…

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…

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…

7th May

…fine a blue as anyone could find! Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’. Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron augustinii ‘Penheale Blue’ Rhododendron zaleucum nearby is rather paler! Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron zaleucum Rhododendron…

26th June

…guess at a name might be Hydrangea ‘Benelux’. However, even then, the shape of the florets is different. blue hydrangeas blue hydrangeas blue hydrangeas Jamesia americana is about full out…

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…

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…