April 2012

The White Spirea

We have a “Blue Spirea” (Caryopteris x Clandonensis) as well as a white Spirea in the garden. The white is “Spiral x Arguta” and is also known as “Foam of […]

Bergenia - Elephant Ears

The people who lived in the house before us had planted Bergenias (affectionately known as “Elephant Ears”) in the border by the house in the front garden. The soil here […]

Freaky Tulips

This tub of somewhat innocently named, Tulip “Red Riding Hood”, looks anything but. Strange leaves streaked with red like some kind of carnivorous thing. I’m sure that I’m subconsciously steering […]