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Pulsatilla vulgaris ‘Pinwheel Red’

A nice little flower added to the bottom bed to bring more interest. Hopefully it takes off and does well.

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Primula victoria ‘Gold Lace’ (red)

A fun little primula bought from the little garden centre at Powderham Castle. in Exeter. Planted down in the new bottom bed in spring 2021.

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Primula victoria ‘Lilac Lace’

Another fun little primula bought at the little Powderham garden centre. Planted down in the new bottom bed in spring 2021 in my Primula bed.

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Primula vulgaris ‘Bumble Bee’

Another fun little primula bought in Morrisons in Exeter. Planted down in the new bottom bed in spring 2021. It perked up really quickly and looks like it likes the position down at the bottom of the garden.

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Tulipa ‘Kingsblood’

Hopefully, a lovely tall clean, Red Tulip bought online in autumn 2020. Along with Tulipa ‘Golden Apeldoorn’ and Tulipa ‘Denmark’. I planted it in pairs with Tulipa ‘Denmark’ in the Main Bed. Looking forward to seeing them. Some of the bulbs were a little mouldy and soft. Hope they come up. I probably left them […]

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Tulipa ‘Denmark’

Hopefully, a lovely tall, Red and Yellow Tulip bought online in autumn 2020. Along with Tulipa ‘Golden Apeldoorn’ and Tulipa ‘Kingsblood’ I planted it in pairs with Tulipa ‘Kingsblood’ in the Main Bed. Looking forward to seeing them. Some of the bulbs were a little mouldy and soft. Hope they come up. I probably left […]

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Tulipa ‘Marilyn’

A really interesting white tulip with a red strip. Looking forward to seeing it as I only bought it from the pictures. We planted it up in the square pot which held Dahlia ‘David Howard’, so they should have plenty of space. Bought online from Peter Nyssen Ltd.

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Hesperantha coccinea ‘Major’

I used to have the white version of this in the Manchester Allotment, and I always enjoyed the late summer flowers. I have seen the red version around a lot this year (2020) and a customer gave me a Rhizome for my garden. It used to be called Schizostylis. I will hopefully incorporate it into […]

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Physalis alkekengi

Bought as an impulse buy to fill a gap. Seems to have taken really well and put on a lot of new growth in a couple of months.

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Helenium ‘Betty’

I wasn’t sure about putting a bi-coloured flower at the back of my border. I couldn’t really think of anything else, and this looked like a nice addition. Upon purchase, the root didn’t look like much. It didn’t come up. No growth at all. It may have got slugged, can’t be sure though. Declared dead […]