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Crocus olivieri ‘Orange Monarch’

An interesting coloured Crocus which we bought as part of an offer on an impulse trip to Dobies off the M5. Planted up with Hyacinthus orientalis ‘Gipsy Queen’ in the white square pot on the Patio.

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Hyacinthus orientalis ‘Gipsy Queen’

A pretty Hyacinth that we bought as an impulse buy from the Dobies just off on the M5. Planted in a square pot on the Patio along with some interesting Orange Crocuses.

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Dahlia ‘David Howard’

A lovely dark leaved dahlia with lots of bright orange flowers. Really striking. I had it in a pot which previously held one of our sad peonies. It looked a bit sad as it was probably a bit cramped. Tried to keep it fed and it did flower well. This was lifted on 7 November […]

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Primula auricula ‘Lunar Eclipse’

A pretty little auricula which is struggling on. We did manage to split it, but I’m not sure it flowered this year. This little primula was split and kept in a couple of pots by the garage for the winter. It didn’t look great. We then decided to plant down in the new bottom bed […]

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Diascia Breezee Plus ‘Apricot’

We potted this up in a pot. It didn’t do well, but managed to survive. It was out front for a bit. Hopefully it will do much better round the back.

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Geum coccineum ‘Totally Tangerine’

This lovely Geum was really struggling in out wooland border. It was in complete shade and had grown very leggy. I dug it up in March 2020 and potted it up and put it on the patio. It instantly loved it, but so di the aphids. I finally left it to the aphids and it […]