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Trewidden, Cornwall: Anything But Magnolia

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It’s been a cruel winter for spring flowering shrubs and trees. Today at Trewidden in Cornwall we witnessed the impact of subzero temperatures and […]

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A Sight for Sore Eyes

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  I’ve been back from China for 6 days and still the jet-lag drags on. At about 3pm every day my vision starts to […]

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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: Colchicum ‘Waterlily’

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These flowers may faintly resemble those of a Nymphaea, but here the resemblance of Colchicum ‘Waterlily’ to an aquatic plant ends. Like other colchicums, the flowers […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Amaryllis belladonna

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Whether it’s candy floss, baby, lipstick or rose, when it comes to autumn flowering bulbs, shades of pink are decidedly de rigueur. Right now there […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Geranium maderense

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The last plant I expected to be blooming over the New Year was Geranium maderense, the Maderia Cranesbill.  Clearly confused, a few shocking-pink flowers […]

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Goodnestone Park in Spring

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Those of you who have been following The Frustrated Gardener for a while will recall that I wrote about Goodnestone Park shortly after starting […]

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Pretty in Pink

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In spite of the biting wind, these fragile pink blossoms of Prunus and Camellia put on a brave show this weekend at Goodnestone Park, […]

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