Juniperus horizontalis Limeglow

Juniperus horizontalis Limeglow

After moving into our new house in February we pondered for a couple of weeks as to how the garden, front and back should look.

We decided on a complete change from our usual style  for the front, and went for a  Japanese look.  Well, perhaps not fully sticking to the rule book but nevertheless with a Japanese feel to it.

We have planted, Azaleas, Rhododendron, Acer, Magnolia and conifers as well as several other shrubs which we felt would be suitable.

As for conifers, the Juniperus horizontalis Limeglow when it arrived in late March had me ringing up the mail order company to complain, well, take a look at it below.

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Euphorbia griffithii fireglow

The Euphorbia griffithii fireglow is a very striking herbaceous perennial.

Euphorbia griffithii fireglow

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Thalictrum Delavayi Hewitt’s Double

Thalictrum Delavayi Hewitt’s Double

The Thalictrum Delavayi Hewitt’s Double differs considerably from the majority of the Thalictrums grown in our gardens

Thalictrum Delavayi Hewitt's Double

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Hosta Blue Mouse Ears

Hosta Blue Mouse Ears

The Hosta Blue Mouse Ears quickly develops into a sturdy wee cracker of a plant.

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Echinacea purpurea magnus

Echinacea purpurea magnus

Not really sure if  Echinacea purpurea magnus goes well with the yellow Rudbeckia, at least the painted lady butterfly likes it.

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