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Acer palmatum 'Orange Dream' (Japanese Maple)

Added on 8 Apr, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Acer.
Species: Acer palmatum.

Small plant from Morrisons. Round-headed deciduous tree with yellow-green lobed leaves. Planted in a pot.



Added on 4 Nov, 2015 | 1 photo

Bought 2 for £10 at Hillside Nurseries, Bury 24/4/14 for blue pots by front door.

Alcea rosea 'Nigra' (Hollyhock

Added on 7 Jul, 2019 | 0 photos

Genus: Alcea.
Species: Alcea rosea.

From SGC July 2019


Aquilegia 'Ballerina'

Added on 17 May, 2014 | 2 photos

Gifted to me by CottageKaren.


Aquilegia 'Lime Sorbet'

Added on 30 May, 2018 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Grown from seeds gifted by a GoYer in July 2016. First blooms end of May 2018.

Aquilegia Barlow Pink

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

3 from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15
Ht. 90cm(36")

Aquilegia Barlow White

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

3 x Bare root plant from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15.


Aquilegia chrysantha

Added on 7 May, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia chrysantha.

Gifted by Hywel August 2019. First flower early May 2020.


Aquilegia cream/yellow

Added on 17 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Another that's been in the garden for years, unknown variety. In shady shrub area.


Aquilegia Lilac and White

Added on 30 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Aquilegia Nora Barlow

Added on 5 Mar, 2015 | 0 photos

Ht.90cm(36") 3 x from Hayloft Plants 5/3/15


Aquilegia Swan Lavender

Added on 23 Apr, 2016 | 2 photos

Genus: Aquilegia.
Species: Aquilegia.

Short stemmed variety, bought at Malvern Spring Show 2015.


Astrantia major (Masterwort)

Added on 1 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Astrantia.
Species: Astrantia major.

Lilac pincushion flowers with ground covering foliage. Flowers June-Aug. Ht. 24". Bought February 2011


Aubrieta 'Kitte Blue'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Genus: Aubrieta.
Species: Aubrieta.

Mound forming evergreen perennial with numerous small blue flowers in Spring. Likes moist or well drained soil ...


Brachyglottis 'Sunshine' (Shrubby Ragwort)

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Brachyglottis.
Species: Brachyglottis compacta.

Wyevale GC January 2011. Oval, medium sized, silver-grey foliage, retained year round. Yellow daisy-shaped f...


Brodiaea ' Queen Fabiola ' blue

Added on 1 Oct, 2010 | 1 photo

Part of GW mag Summer bulbs offer. Planted March 2010. Pretty blue flowers on slender green stems.


Buphthalmum salicifolium (Yellow Ox eye)

Added on 6 Apr, 2019 | 1 photo

From SGC 6/4/2019 Perennial, needs full sun. Planted in front of Brachyglottis.


Calluna vulgaris 'Golden Turret' (Heather - evergreen shrub)

Added on 17 Mar, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Planted in front gravel garden Oct. 2010. Yellow-green foliage with spikes of white flowers.


Calluna vulgaris (Heather) 'Orange Queen'

Added on 5 Feb, 2012 | 1 photo

Genus: Calluna.
Species: Calluna vulgaris.

Planted in front gravel garden Oct. 2010 - Lavender flowers late Summer into Autumn. Striking orange foliage ...



Added on 27 Mar, 2018 | 1 photo

This lovely pink variety came from Aunty Joans garden in March 2017. She had always kept it in a large pot.

Campanula carpatica blue

Added on 8 Jan, 2019 | 0 photos

Bought 2 of these (8/1/2019) from SGC for the non-pond area. Flowers July-August. Open cup-shaped blue flowers o...


Campanula persicifolia Blue

Added on 7 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Old Barn Nursery March 2010,
Planted in yellow/blue border, to the left side.
First blooms 5th June 2010


Carex 'Feather Falls'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 2 photos

Genus: Carex.
Species: Carex.

Vigorous densely tufted evergreen ornamental grass. Variegated leaves with small spikes of cream flowers in Spri...


Carex flagellifera 'Kiwi'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Densely tufted evergreen ornamental grass. Likes moist or well drained soil in full sun or part shade 40cm high ...


Ceanothus 'Paget Blue'

Added on 25 May, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Ceanothus.
Species: Ceanothus.

Small rounded evergreen leaves bearing intense deep blue flowers. Flowers in Spring. 9ft x 9ft. Planted where p...


Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange Blossom) Evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Genus: Choisya.
Species: Choisya ternata.

Fragrant white flowers above glossy aromatic foliage. Ht.8ft. Spread 8ft. Prune after flowering if required. B...

Cistus corbariensis

Added on 7 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

Genus: Cistus.
Species: Cistus x corbariensis.

Evergreen, needs full sun. Ht. 4-6ft. Bushy habit. Pure white flowers - Rock Rose. From SGC 7/7/20


Clematis ' Niobe '

Added on 24 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

One of the 6 planted August 2002.
Flowering time July - August.

Early large flowered cultivar. Prune as Gro...


Clematis 'Etoile Violette'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Violet-purple flowers from late Summer. Ht. 10ft. Prune as for Group 3 Clems. Old Barn Nursery. Planted March ...


Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Creamy-yellow, large, open flowers from late Spring to early Summer, repeating in late Summer. Ht.8ft Year 1: ...


Clematis 'Polish Spirit'

Added on 16 Jan, 2016 | 1 photo

Velvety rich purple-blue flowers from mid Summer to early Autumn. Outstanding free flowering climber. Ht. 10-13f...


Clematis 'Sylvia Denny'

Added on 16 Jan, 2016 | 4 photos

Deciduous climber bearing pure white semi-double and single blooms in Summer. Ht. 6ft. Prune code 2. Planted ...


Clematis montana 'Fragrant Spring'

Added on 13 Apr, 2017 | 2 photos

Bought in Exmouth in 2015. Highly perfumed Deep pink flowers from May to June. No pruning - Group 1.


Clematis tangutica

Added on 16 Sep, 2013 | 3 photos

Nodding, monk's-cap flowers, lemon-yellow, with central silver stamens, produced mid Summer to late Autumn,...


Coprosma 'Pacific Sunset'

Added on 18 Oct, 2012 | 3 photos

Genus: Coprosma.
Species: Coprosma repens.

Bought 2 plants for the blue pots by front door. Old Barn Nursery October 2012. Evergreen shrub with striking ...


Cotoneaster horizontalis

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Cotoneaster.
Species: Cotoneaster horizontalis.

From Wyevale GC on 2nd January 2011. Planted against East fence. A low-growing shrub of spreading habit. Herring...


Crassula ovata (Money tree)

Added on 16 Jun, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Crassula.
Species: Crassula ovata.

Gifted from Hywel in May 2017. A bushy succulent evergreen with rounded fleshy dark green leaves often edged wit...


Crocosmia 'Norwich Canary'

Added on 15 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

Genus: Crocosmia.
Species: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora.

2 of these from SGC on 15/11/2018. A deciduous cormous perennial with erect, sword-shped leaves and branched s...


Cyclamen hederifolium

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

Seeds sent by Bjs September 2010 ... flowering early September 2012 beneath a Cordyline.


Cytisus Albus

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Cytisus.
Species: Cytisus multiflorus.

Planted between the Ligustrum and Photinia. White flowers/arching branches/grey-green foliage. Ht.5ft. Spread ...


Cytisus battandieri

Added on 2 Oct, 2016 | 4 photos

Genus: Cytisus.
Species: Cytisus battandieri.

Bought from Big Plants at Ashington 2nd October 2016. To be planted in back shrub area to screen trellis topped...



Added on 29 Sep, 2014 | 1 photo

Vivid neon pink ... highly scented.


Dianthus 'Coconut Sundae'

Added on 24 Jun, 2014 | 1 photo

This has a very strong Clove scent. Bought it in Polperro.


Dianthus ' Devon Cream '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Ferring Country Centre September 2009
First blooms May 2010
Further right than 'Devon Dove'. Crea...


Dianthus ' Devon Dove '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Ferring Country Centre Sept 2009. Planted to right of arbour. Pure white flowers. First blooms June 2010.


Dianthus 'Diane'

Added on 15 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

One of a selection from Hayloft Plants. Ht. 30c(12") Carmine orange/rose blooms. Planted near Summerhouse.


Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'

Added on 2 Jun, 2010 | 1 photo

Wonderful 'clove' scent. First bloom June 2010.
To the right of arch.


Dianthus 'Haytor Rock'

Added on 5 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

One of a selection from Hayloft Plants. Fringed white petals striped and flecked with crimson.


Dianthus 'Passion'

Added on 15 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

One from a selection from Hayloft Plants. Ht.25cm(10"). Rich red blooms over a very long season. Ht. 10&q...


Dianthus 'Sugar Plum'

Added on 25 Jun, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

From Hayloft Plants May 2015. Ht: 30cm (12in)


Dianthus (Garden Pink) ' Doris '

Added on 21 Jun, 2010 | 2 photos

Ferring Country Centre Sept 2009. First blooms June 2010. Clove scented, fully double, pale pink flowers.


Dianthus Cranmere Pool

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Hayloft Plants collection 2015. Ht. 30cm. Pale pink with magenta centre. Clove scented.

Dianthus deltoides 'Flashing Light'

Added on 6 Apr, 2020 | 0 photos

Gifted by Scotsgran March 2020. Needs full sun and a poor, gritty soil. Planted in terracotta pot (vine pattern).


Dianthus Devon Magic

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus.

Pink Ht.12in. (30cm) From a collection of 12 plants from Hayloft Plants May 2015. First bloomed September 2015.


Dianthus glacialis

Added on 7 May, 2020 | 1 photo

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus glacialis.

Gift from Scotsgran in March 2020. First flowers May 2020.


Dianthus Valda Wyatt

Added on 15 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

From Hayloft Plants, first bloom Sept. 2015. Soft pink flowers with a mild clove scent.


Digitalis grandiflora Dwarf Carillion

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 2 photos

Genus: Digitalis.
Species: Digitalis grandiflora.

From SGC October 2018. Long-flowering Foxglove has upright stalks of creamy-yellow tubular flowers with speckled...


Drimys lanceolata 'Red Spice'

Added on 21 Feb, 2015 | 3 photos

Genus: Drimys.
Species: Drimys lanceolata.

From Haskins GC 19/2/15. Evergreen with elegant, aromatic foliage and star-shaped yellow flowers. Ht. 150cm. Fro...


Dryopteris filix-mas 'Linearis Polydactyla'

Added on 8 Sep, 2016 | 1 photo

From Fernatix stand at Wisley Plant Fair September 2016. 2.5ft max. British Native. Deciduous. Very open creste...


Echinops 'Globe Thistle'

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 2 photos

Grown from seed sent by Bloomer ... October 2010


Eleagnus ebbingei

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 2 photos

Species: Eleagnus ebbingei.

Old Barn Nursery March 2010. Re-sited next to Lilac shrub in Autumn 2013.


Eragrostis spectabilis

Added on 9 Sep, 2015 | 1 photo

Genus: Eragrostis.
Species: Eragrostis spectabilis.

Hardy perennial grass bearing purple-red flower racemes from Aug-Oct. Ht. up to 24". Best in full sun. P...


Erinus alpinus (Alpen balsam)

Added on 8 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Bought 3 of these (8 Jan2019) from SGC for the ex. pond area.
An abundance of tiny pink star-shaped flowers on ...

Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'

Added on 10 Jun, 2014 | 0 photos

Genus: Eryngium.
Species: Eryngium planum.

Bought from 'Saxons' NGS I. of Wight 1/6/14


Eryngium planum (Sea Holly)

Added on 23 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

Genus: Eryngium.
Species: Eryngium planum.

Grown from seed sent by Paul (GoY member).


Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

Added on 31 Mar, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Erysimum.
Species: Erysimum bicolor.

Wonderful purple flowered shrub with grey-green foliage, flowered for 10 months of 2013. Cuttings strike easil...


Escallonia rubra macrantha - evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 3 photos

Rose red flowers, dark green foliage. Flowers in Summer. Ht.9ft. Spread 9ft. Brighton Wyevale Feb 2011.


Euonymous japonicus 'Aureus'

Added on 30 Oct, 2014 | 1 photo

Evergreen shrub with dark green leathery leaves with bright yellow centres. 1.5 x 1 m. Planted to right of ...


Euonymous fortunei 'Harlequin'

Added on 22 May, 2017 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei.

Glossy green and cream foliage all year round.


Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold'

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei.

Planted Spring 2004 in raised bed near rotary.
Brick wall built around this bed April 2010.
Beautiful golden t...


Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Added on 5 May, 2010 | 1 photo

Species: Euonymous fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'.

Ferring Country Centre plant sale May 2004.
Slow grower, good ground cover to right of arbour.


Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web'

Added on 2 Mar, 2020 | 2 photos

Genus: Fatsia.
Species: Fatsia japonica.

Shrub with large glossy leaves. From Old Barn Nurseries February 2020.


Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

A cutting from Alan in April 2007.


Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's Head)

Added on 29 Mar, 2018 | 1 photo

Genus: Fritillaria.
Species: Fritillaria meleagris.

Gift from Sarah for Mothering Sunday, March 2018.



Added on 8 Jun, 2020 | 1 photo

Bought in Sainsburys 08/06/2020. Foliage is pale pink edged and blooms are purple/red.


Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'

Added on 4 Nov, 2012 | 2 photos

Planted 2 of these to fill a gap where a Hydrangea had been taken out in September 2012.

Fuchsia Bush 'Display'

Added on 23 Feb, 2011 | 0 photos

Genus: Fuchsia.
Species: Fuchsia.

Fuchsia (Bush) small upright type with deep pink tube & recurved sepals deep pink, petals rose pink. Bought ...


Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Added on 12 Jun, 2011 | 2 photos


Geranium Ingwersens variety

Added on 4 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium macrorrhizum.

Beautiful pale pink flowers over spreading mounds of aromatic, finely divided, mid green leaves. Flowers Spring ...


Geranium magnificum

Added on 1 Jul, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium x magnificum.

Sent to me as a cutting by Motinot. The Bees love these flowers.


Geranium phaeum 'Blauwvoet'

Added on 20 May, 2013 | 2 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium phaeum.

Sent to me by GoYer Karensusan in April 2013. First blooms 18/5/13


Geranium pyrenaicum 'Summer Snow'

Added on 26 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium pyrenaicum.

Sent to me by KS (originally from Simbad) ... lovely though prolific!

Geum 'Moonlight Serenade'

Added on 6 Apr, 2019 | 0 photos

From SGC 6/4/2019 Has creamy yellow flowers. Planted in back border in front of Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby'.


Geum 'Totally Tangerine'

Added on 5 Sep, 2015 | 3 photos

A herbaceous perennial with soft tangerine flowers produced over a long period. Strawberry like foliage. Sun o...


Geum Lisanne

Added on 1 Nov, 2018 | 1 photo

From The Secret Gardening Club Oct.2018. This Geum has soft pale yellow flowers from May to August. Ht. 16"...


Grapevine 'Brandt'

Added on 9 May, 2010 | 5 photos

Genus: Vitis.
Species: vitis 'Brand'.

Ferring Country Centre May 2010 £15
For new pergola upright post. Split it into 3 plants.


Griselina Littoratis

Added on 23 Jan, 2011 | 1 photo

Old Barn Nursery GC January 2011. Evergreen shrub with glossy, bright green leaves. Even though this makes a g...


Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' grass

Added on 30 Nov, 2011 | 1 photo

From Stroller ... 11 August 2011


Hebe 'Golden variegated'

Added on 30 Dec, 2011 | 1 photo

Strikes from cuttings very easily. Good variegation, looks good in Winter.


Hebe 'Sweet Kim'

Added on 10 Mar, 2015 | 2 photos

£2.99 on the seasonal table at Wyevale on 8/3/15.
A compact bushy evergreen with grey-green leaves with cream m...


Hebe a cutting from a friend named Audrey

Added on 25 Nov, 2012 | 1 photo

This came from one of Audrey's Hebes, hers grew to about 6ft. tall. The cutting has grown into a lovely sh...


Hebe ' Hanne '

Added on 21 Sep, 2010 | 2 photos

Wyevale GC September 2010. Planted far right in long border. Purple pink flower spikes. Evergreen shrub. Ht. 2...


Hebe 'Nicola's Blush'

Added on 9 Jul, 2016 | 1 photo

A bushy evergreen shrub, about 2ft (60cm) and the same across. Its leaves are spear-shaped, mid-green, about 1.5...


Hebe 'Pink Lady'

Added on 22 Jan, 2019 | 1 photo

Small, compact, bushy evergreen shrub to 50cm (20"). Grey-green spear shaped leaves. Pale pink flowers fadi...


Hebe lilac

Added on 3 Feb, 2014 | 3 photos

Flowering in January 2014


Hebe pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii' - Hardy evergreen shrub

Added on 16 Feb, 2011 | 2 photos

Genus: Hebe.
Species: Hebe pinguifolia.

Grey-green foliage, white flowers in Summer. Ht. 1ft. Spread 2ft. Hardy evergreen shrub planted to left side of...

Helenium 'The Bishop'

Added on 7 Jul, 2020 | 0 photos

Genus: Helenium.
Species: Helenium autumnale.

Golden yellow flowers July-September. From SGC 7/7/20


Helianthus 'Lemon Queen'

Added on 4 Oct, 2014 | 2 photos

Bright lemon-yellow, single, daisy flowers atop tall upright stems with mid-green, lance-shaped foliage. Planted...


Helleborus 'Anemone Centred Pink Spotted'

Added on 19 Feb, 2017 | 1 photo

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus.

Hillside Nursery (Bury) 19 Feb 2017. A double variety.


Helleborus orientalis spotted hybrids

Added on 3 Jan, 2011 | 4 photos

Genus: Helleborus.
Species: Helleborus orientalis.

Wyevale GC January 2011 pack of 4 ... planted near log-pile. Flowers December-March. Ht. 40cm.