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Flowers looking lovely this Bank Holiday weekend at Downside

Here are a few plants at the Nursery which look particularly lovely this weekend all taken by Christina on 24th except for the LabLab which was taken on 9th.

Floribunda Rose   ‘For your eyes only’ An award-winning floribunda compact shrub rose which flowers throughout the summer and grows to approx 80cm tall and wide.  The blooms are single, rich pink persica, with a red blotch at the base of each petal contrasting with the golden stamens.  It has a slight scent.  For details of all the roses at Downside at the beginning of the season, please click here https://www.downsidenurseries.co.uk/extensive-plants-list/roses/
Osteospermum ‘Serenity Red’ As well as the white and pink, here’s the more unusual ‘Serenity Red’  with its striking rich dark-red flowers and darker-red veins
Here’s the link to the bedding plants available at Downside at the beginning of the season
https://www.downsidenurseries.co.uk/extensive-plants-list/summer-autumn-winter-bedding-plants/
Tree ferns. Dicksonia Antartica
Spirea nipponica ‘Snowmound’ Snowmound’ is a fast-growing, spreading medium-sized deciduous shrub with arching branches with clusters of small white flowers in mid-summer. HXW 1.5-2.5m
Verbascum ‘Dark Eyes’
Euphorbia Amy Purpurea, Allium Eros, Sedum ‘Lajos’ Autumn Charm
Eryngium x zabelii  Jos Eijking sea holly Jos Eijking has intensely blue stems and flowers with a steely sheen through summer to mid-autumn.  H 60-90cm and is attractive to bees
Halimiocistus wintonensis Merrist Wood Cream This lovely rock rose is a spreading bushy dwarf evergreen shrub with greyish leaves and 2cm wide pale creamy-yellow flowers zoned with maroon and yellow towards the centre
Eryngium Jos Eijking

Eryngium Jos Eijking

Euphorbia Amy Purpurea, Allium Eros, Sedum 'Lajos' Autumn Charm 

Euphorbia Amy Purpurea, Allium Eros, Sedum ‘Lajos’ Autumn Charm 

Foxgloves at Downside

Foxgloves at Downside

More Foxgloves at Downside

More Foxgloves at Downside

Halimiocistus wintonensis Merrist Wood Cream

Halimiocistus wintonensis Merrist Wood Cream

Osteospermum 'Serenity Red'

Osteospermum ‘Serenity Red’

Floribunda Rose   'For your eyes only'

Floribunda Rose ‘For your eyes only’

Lablab purpureus lablab beans

Lablab purpureus lablab beans (taken on 9th May)

Spirea nipponica 'Snowmound'

Spirea nipponica ‘Snowmound’

Tree ferns. Dicksonia Antartica

Tree ferns. Dicksonia Antartica

 

 

 

 

 

Verbascum 'Dark Eyes

Verbascum ‘Dark Eyes

 

 

 

 

 

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