Saturday, 31 March 2012

Friday, 23 March 2012

Hepatica nobilis
A beautiful woodland plant, often grown in the alpine house. This one is in a shady spot in hyper-tufa. A member of the buttercup family.

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Gardening can be hard work, Jack kindly helps by getting Marlene the spade.
Callianthemum anemonoides - Ranunculaceae
This little beauty is usually seen in the Alpine house but this tiny delight is in hypertufa outside

Another gem for the Ericaceae family

Phylliopsis 'Coppelia' a bi-generic hybrid between a Phyllodoce & Kalmiopsis leachiana. Cultivar:
Much easier to grow than its parents. It needs an acid peaty soil that is well drained but doesn't dry out. Generally trouble free.