Geranium Macrorrhizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’

A geranium flowering prolifically in the ‘fernery’ might be Geranium Macrorrhizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’ by Woottens of Wenhaston. It was only rated 7/10 by Michael Loftus, the founder of the nursery, and I suspect the reason is its slightly untidy growth and lack of strong markings on the petals. But I find it a generous plant and much…

The Silver Ribbon Fern

My unknown fern is Pteris Cretica ‘Albolineata’, or Silver Ribbon Fern. It has not overwintered well and needs repotting and feeding, I will move it into the shade, and put the pot in a saucer to try and keep it damp. You may be interested in A fulsome history & description of Pteris Cretica Caring for Pteris Cretica

The Fernery

I have tidied the ‘fernery’ but now it needs replanting, and I think there should be more ferns and fewer pink geraniums, which I think are Geranium Macrorrhizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’- perhaps I could find them a corner somewhere. I need to identify my ferns and I think some may need repotting next spring. This fern is bursting…