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Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel' - Blue Jewel Hepatica Plants / Perennials

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel'

Hepatica transsilvanica Blue Jewel Origin: The species is native to Romania. Masses of starry deep-blue flowers provide rich decoration in early spring over evergreen, mats of leathery, deep-green, tri-lobed foliage. This selection has larger flowers than the species and a very good color. Can be grown …

Hidcote: The Garden and Lawrence Johnston Other / Books

The Garden and Lawrence Johnston

Often described as the most beautiful garden in England, Hidcote is a jewel in England s horticultural history. The garden s creator, Lawrence Johnston, was inspired by many of the Arts and Crafts design ideas at the turn of the 20th century. From 1907 this intriguing American-born plant hunter transformed …

Flowers Other / Books

Flowers (Cube Books)

Cube Books | From Zen gardens on the grounds of Buddhist temples to the herb gardens of the Middle Ages and the quintessential flower gardens of English country houses, we have had an ongoing mission to tame and refashion nature. …

Abelia Confetti® 'Conti' - glossy abelia Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Abelia Confetti® 'Conti' - glossy abelia

Abelia Confetti® can be the true dwarf jewel, for instance, in the evergreen group of your front yard. It has 2-3 cm long, pointed, glossy, semi-evergreen, variegated leaves with white margins and green centres. It blooms from July until October with pale pink, funnel-shaped, tiny flowers. …

Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' - European elder Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' - European elder

Aren’t the breeders krafty, I often say to myself. Take European elder, for instance. This omnipresent shrub grows anywhere, without any maintenance and the more you prune it the thicker it gets. Well, what a promising start for cultivation, someone said. And here we are! So forget this common weed …

Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo' - Oregon grape Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo' - Oregon grape

An old-fashioned plant that is so easy to grow can turn into a jewel in your garden if you give it what it needs. We are used to seeing it in country gardens where it does not look its best, often put in the silliest corner, just waiting for the autumn to be sheared like sheep for the attractive evergreen …

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives Other / Books

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives

Members of the bleeding heart family, such as the well-known Chinese bleeding heart, have long been among the best-loved flowers of the perennial border. In recent years, however, excitement about this group has reached fever pitch with the introduction of dozens of stunning new discoveries, particularly …

Geranium - Cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium - Cranesbill (PPH)

Musical theatre buffs will know, but for those of you who don’t, this line comes from a song entitled June is Bustin’ Out All Over! from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel. This piece of musical history is set in Maine, USA and the song refers the stirring and thrilling arrival of summer …