October’s plant of the month is…

October’s plant of the month is…

Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus This rare small shrub has a graceful, loose, weeping habit. The unusual flowers develop into fruit that appear as if a spider has attached the seed to the plant with a strand of web. They have been described a looking like...
Plant of the month for September

Plant of the month for September

Plant of the month for September is… Clematis ‘Aureolin’ (C.tangutica ‘Aureolin’) A dense, climbing, Clematis. An easy to grow and manage species (a good chop/hack down in late winter does the trick). The rich “Primrose”...
Plant of the month is…

Plant of the month is…

Rhododendron nuttallii This maybe a bit predictable but she is my favourite rhododendron! Ever! This absolutely stunning Rhododendron, my personal favourite, is now starting to flower. Despite the fact that each truss has up to 9 lily-like, fragrant white flushed...
Head Gardeners plant of the month for June

Head Gardeners plant of the month for June

The Head Gardeners plant of the month for June is…. Not a Rhododendron this time, the last two “Plant of the month”  have been all about the Rhododendron in the garden with an exceptional flowering season this year. This months winner is…...