Plant of the month for April

Plant of the month for April

This time of year it’s really hard to pick only one plant of the month. But when she is in flower (and to be honest even if she isn’t) Rhododendron faconeri is just simply stunning. This Himalayan species introduction is usually credited to Sir Joseph...
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 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…...