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Category Archives: Season Plants

An insight into a plant’s body clock

What lovely weather we are having!  Warm days and sunshine – perfect gardening weather.  Be cautious with your tender plants though as the nights are still cold.  Plants see the world differently from us.  We rejoice in the warm days; they shudder at the cold nights.  In fact a plant...
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Wallflowers and Foxgloves (Digitalis)

Wallflowers and Foxgloves (Digitalis)     – perfect to plant now for lovely spring colours… Our wallflowers come as dwarf mixed and Persian carpet mixed, and for those of you wanting self-colours, we have sunset yellow, orange, white and apricot and treasure red.  Just one or two for you to choose from...
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Schizostylis Plants: Pink Princess & Cindy Towe, Salvias Royal Bumble & greggii Caramba with Corynephorus canescens Spiky Blue

The soft Pink Princess and vivid red Cindy Towe Schizostylis plants make a beautiful addition to late summer and autumn gardens, producing clumps of spiky, rich-green foliage and spears of star-shaped flowers that are reminiscent of a wide open crocus. Flowers September to December. The Pink Princess Kaffir Lilly’s long thick...
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Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’ and Camellias Brushfield’s Yellow and Lady Campbell

A glorious mixture of colours for March.  The Camellias Brushfield’s Yellow and Lady Campbell sitting alongside the Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’. Brushfield’s Yellow is an upright, evergreen shrub with dark glossy foliage and creamy-white flowers with light yellow centres whilst Camellia japonica ‘Lady Campbell’ is an upright evergreen shrub with glossy green...
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