Daily Flower Candy: Crocus ‘Snow Bunting’ AGM

The problem with crocuses is that no sun + strong winds = flattened blooms that never progress beyond promising buds. Hailing from central Europe and Mediterranean regions, crocuses are bulbs for open spaces with good drainage. Soggy, shady positions render them leggy and liable to flopping over.  2014 has not been their year. So this […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Euphorbia rigida ‘Chris Brickell’

The Euphorbias are a wonderful group of plants – varied, yet unmistakable with their leafy stems and typically acid-yellow flower heads. A new discovery for me last year was this low growing form of Euphorbia rigida named ‘Chris Brickell’. It’s similar to Euphorbia myrsinities but with pointed, glaucous blue leaves flushed maroon at the tips. […]

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