Monthly Archives: December 2011

Begonia Helen Harmes

Not so long back I posted a profile on the Begonia Flamboyant. Today I am looking at one of the other Royal Renaissance varieties, Helen Harmes (Harms), an excellent tuberous Begonia with small single and semi double flowers.    Helen … Continue reading

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Miscanthus sinensis Zebrinus Zebra Grass

The deciduous ornamental grass Miscanthus sinensis Zebrinus (Zebra grass) has been in a prominent position in our back garden for about six years. Planted in the main border it looks rather striking. I wasn’t familiar with it when we purchased this plant, … Continue reading

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