Daily Flower Candy

Daily Flower Candy: Acacia longifolia

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Acacia longifolia: long-leaved wattle, acacia trinervis, aroma doble, golden wattle, coast wattle, sallow wattle, Sydney golden wattle   Winter has returned for its last […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Asarum delavayi ‘Giant’

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  Asarum delavayi ‘Giant’*: Giant Wild Ginger, Panda face ginger As an antidote to my post about Vita Sackville-West’s macabre ‘Box of the Dead’ […]

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Pretty in Pink: Podranea ricasoliana 

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Draped elegantly over the high walls surrounding Marrakech’s wealthier villas and riads is an elegant climber known variously as pink trumpet vine, Queen of […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Cobaea scandens

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  The last time I wrote about Cobaea scandens was at Christmas and I make no apology for featuring it again so soon. Barring a few […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Crithmum maritimum

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Crithmum maritimum: rock samphire, sea fennel, sea asparagus, sea bean, sea pickle, crest marine “There is a cliff whose high and bending head looks […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Clematis ‘Inspiration’

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  In recent years both gardeners and florists have become better acquainted with non-twining, ‘herbaceous’ clematis. They make excellent border plants, especially in situations […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Hosta “Halcyon” AGM

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Alright, enough now, all this wet stuff has been marvellous but where’s the sun? This time last year it was scorching – so scorching […]

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