The four gardens which we have had since 1969 have all had Astrantias. Astrantia Roma is up there with the best of them.
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 … Continue reading →
Everyone loves Primula Vulgaris. Our native Primrose has possibly been the subject of fellow bloggers more often than any other plant. I will put in my tuppence worth here, not only because I am very fond of this plant but … Continue reading →
Crambe Cordifolia. How satisfying is it when a plant which you think may be borderline, and you don’t really expect it to flourish ends up being outstanding. Keeping your expectations in check makes the pleasure of success all the more pleasurable. … Continue reading →
Thalictrum Aquilegifolium Thundercloud in the garden A double feature today, headed by Thalictrum Thundercloud, after the toss of a coin as to whether the white form Album may head the bill. Thalictrum Aquilegifolium Thundercloud, a fully hardy perennial in Aberdeen and unlike some of … Continue reading →