Filipendula Rubra Venusta

Filipendula Rubra Venusta

This eye grabber Filipendula Rubra Venusta with large panicles of deep pink blooms in Summer demands attention.

Filipendula Rubra Venusta grew in our Aberdeen back garden just beside the  

garden pond.

It did take three years for it to bulk up, well worth the wait.

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Fothergilla Monticola

Fothergilla Monticola a shrub which I was not familiar with

Profiling a plant which I am not familiar with, I wont make a habit of.  However every now and again something catches your eye and you have difficulty getting it out of your head. Read more “Fothergilla Monticola”

Schizostylis Coccinea Major

Schizostylis Coccinea Major is a total eye catcher in the garden at a time when perhaps, you think its all over. Possibly the star of all the Autumn flowers, it is a vigorous clump forming perennial with erect sword shaped leaves and single red flowers.

Flowering period can be from September through till November, even in our cooler Aberdeen climate, although this year the first flowers did not show until the second week of October. Read more “Schizostylis Coccinea Major”

Sedum Autumn Joy

Sedum Spectabile Autumn Joy brings great colour to the border when so many other perennials have gone over.

 The flowers when first opening in late Summer are a pale pink developing to a dusky rose red in Autumn. Read more “Sedum Autumn Joy”