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Aquilegia Columbine

Added on 20 May, 2007 | 4 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia vulgaris.

Most of the Aquilegia in the garden are self seeded - only this year bought some named varieties. They have even...


Arum Lily

Added on 20 May, 2007 | 2 photos

Genus: Zantedeschia.
Species: Zantedeschia aethiopica.

Arum lily in flower and bud May 2007. Never had any success with this in the border, but it seems quite happy in...


Common English Foxglove

Added on 20 May, 2007 | 3 photos

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis purpurea.

The original common foxglove self seeds itself around the garden at will, most of the seedlings get chucked on t...


Geranium phaeum 'Album'

Added on 9 Jun, 2007 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium phaeum.

Just put in this Spring (2007) this white flowering perennial geranium is growing into a golden leafed spirea an...


Polygonatum Solomon's-Seal

Added on 20 May, 2007 | 1 photo

Genus: Polygonatum.
Species: Polygonatum x hybridum.

Solomon's Seal slowly taking over the end of the left hand border, very pretty while in flower, but a bit d...


Turk's-Cap Lily

Added on 3 Jun, 2007 | 4 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium pyrenaicum.

The Turk's-Cap Liliy has managed to evade the horror's of Lily Beetle this year (vigilance & a few...


Viola Molly Sanderson

Added on 9 Jun, 2007 | 2 photos

Genus: Viola.
Species: Viola.

I love this free flowering Viola, is it black or is it serious purple? It has scilla growing beneath it and it g...


Weigela Variegata

Added on 20 May, 2007 | 1 photo

Genus: Weigela.
Species: Weigela florida.

Lovely hard wearing shrub with these great masses of pink flowers in May, and great leaf with a cream edge to th...


Welsh poppy

Added on 30 May, 2007 | 1 photo

Genus: Meconopsis.
Species: Meconopsis cambrica.

The bright yellow Welsh poppy, is a bit of a pest in the garden it seems to pop up in the oddest places. However...