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Climbing Roses IV

Rosa ‘Blossomtime’ (O’Neal 1951) (‘New Dawn’ x seedling) – A large flowered (3.5″ across) climber with strongly fragrant pink blooms with a slightly darker reverse. These are borne throughout the season in small clusters. ‘Blossomtime’ can be trained as a short … Continue reading

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Hydrangea Sampler III

Hydrangea macrophylla SHOWSTOPPER ‘Double Hot Pink’ – Part of the HGTV plant collection, this cultivar features full clusters of starry deep pink double blooms that show well against the mid green foliage. It is a compact deciduous shrub that prefers part … Continue reading

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Clematis XI

Clematis EDDA (syn. ‘Evipo074′) (Evison 2014) – This member of the Boulevard collection is ideal for growing in containers on patios or balconies. It features lavender-purple blooms highlighted with a raspberry bar that are produced on new wood from late May … Continue reading

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David Austin’s English Roses IV

Rosa ‘Lady of Shalott’ (syn. ‘AUSnyson’) (seedling x seedling) – An intricate English rose as far as colouring is concerned with apricot and salmon-pink petals, backed in golden-yellow. It has an equally enticing scent with spicy apple and clove, balanced with … Continue reading

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Purple-Flowered Perennials V

Penstemon x gloxinioides ‘Midnight’ (syn. ‘Russian River’) – The stately spires of this long-blooming Penstemon are borne from late spring through to early fall with deadheading. The deep purple tubular flowers are accented with some darker purple and white in the … Continue reading

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David Austin’s English Roses III

Rosa CARDING MILL (syn. ‘AUSwest’) (‘Scepter’d Isle’ x seedling) – A blended English rose  which exhibits pink, apricot and orange colours, with just a hint of yellow. The slightly nodding double blooms have very full,  darker toned centers. Although rated as … Continue reading

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Miniature Roses IV

Rosa ‘Carrot Top’ (Oleson 1991) (syn. BRILLIANT HIT, PANACHE, TOP HIT, ‘POULbril’) – This Danish hybrid features fully double deep orange to reddish-orange blooms that are about 2″ across when fully open. These are borne in small clusters throughout the growing … Continue reading

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