A couple of small blue irises alongside some purple crocuses. The sun is shining on the petals and they kind of shimmer.

Crocus tommasinianus ‘Whitewell Purple’ and Iris ‘Cantab’

Now we’ve had some proper Spring weather, with warmer temperatures and sunny days, the colour is taking off. First up is my favourite crocus, C. tommasinianus ‘Whitewell Purple’. In the sun it shimmers, and attracts the bees who feast on …

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Cracking Crocosmia

Late summer and the Crocosmia is cracking hot in my front garden. Crocosmia are one our favourite summer plants and we have several cultivars. First up is everybody’s favourite, Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’. This always flowers before any other Crocosmia in my …

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Purple reign

Purple. It’s my favourite colour. And I love it’s different shades, from lilac to aubergine, blue-purple, pink purple and deep purple. Here are some of the many purples reigning in my garden from Spring to early Summer. Allium hollandicum ‘Purple …

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