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Sunday, 6 May 2018

May

Miscellany May Bank Holiday Weekend.
Vibernum

 Wood anemony


Gordon's flowering currant

Yellow archangel (variegated dead nettle)

Dahlia-type tulips
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Tulip Greenland in tubs - will plant in the garden

My tulips tend to be exotic - here is a real darling

Raspberry ripple?

 Recycle - reuse - old french windows now entering a new room


And more high-viz tulips


White bleeding heart (lamprocapnos/dicentra spectabilis - renamed recently)


Sunday, 22 April 2018

Mostly tulips

I love unusual tulips, so here goes:

An ancient pear tree,foregrounded by kingcup (caltha) and yellow flowering current (ribes odorata)


Gordon's flowering current: ribes odoratus X ribes sanguineum
 variegated pieris

I like parrot tulips, and orange



pure white





frillies






species tulips







late daffodils - narcissus poeticus etc




Sunday, 15 April 2018

April continued

The sun was bright yesterday which bleached some of the colours, so I have retaken some early in the morning.
magnolia stellata (3 photos)



kitchen border (hellebores and alliums)

back garden, lungwort (pulmonaria)

 dwarf comfrey(hidcote blue)

ribes odorata, native flowering current

and when crossed with ribes sanguineum = ribes gordonianum.

white ribes ( 'Elkington's White' )

ribes sanguineum Amour (actual colour redder than photo)

ribes sanguineum

camellia williamsii (3 photos). Williams lived in Caerhays Castle, Cornwall)




snakeshead fritillary

 garden hellebore (self seeded)

primula scotica, native of Orkney

mutant celendine, similar to but twice the size of 'brazen hussy'

native primula, self seeded

variagated photinia (juvenile)

pink wood anemone