The roses are starting to flower in Greenwich Park Rose Garden. Just Joey is just gorgeous. And I am sharing this with Garden Photography.
The magnolias are mainly over for the year – glorious, sculptural, waxy, enticing – just beautiful.
I have a problem – my clematis ‘Prince Charles’ is putting out new growth with clear determination! It is only early December and not at all what I expected so I consulted the RHS. It is a young plant, put in earlier this year and the RHS advises me to ‘…Prune in late winter or early spring…
The quince tree looked so miserable earlier in the year, with shrunken fruits, that I had given up on getting any fruit. However, it has surprised me – Quince Meeches Prolific.
I popped into the Suffolk garden at the end of a hot day and found this bumblebee in the echinaceas – wonderful!
Originally posted on landscape architect's pages:
Pennisetum orientale (18/07/2015, Kew gardens, London) Position: Full sun Flowering period: Summer Soil: Moist, well drained Eventual Height: 60cm Eventual Spread: 60cm Hardiness: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b Family: Poaceae Pennisetum orientale is a deciduous, clump forming, tufted perennial grass. Its dark green…
First thing in the morning I check the garden – just to make sure it is still there! I still can’t believe what has been achieved. The grasses are flowering, and beautiful in the early sunshine.