Let me introduce you to “Paul’s Scarlet” a climbing rose – the first of my roses to bloom this summer. Soon he will be joined by “James Galway” another pink climber, then ” The Pilgrim” a voluptuous yellow variety…. I love the scent of roses – they sooo soothe my Soul.
Aquilegia are one of my favourite late spring/early summer flowers. They are a cottage style perennial, and are also known as Columbines but traditionally named “Grannies Bonnets” ! If you look at the shape of the flowers they look like an old fashioned ladies bonnet that would be tied with ribbon under the chin. They come in a wide range […]
Clematis montana Vera If you have a pergola, fences or walls in need of a floral disguise, Clematis is a worthy candidate. She will sprint into growth, providing masses of delicate flowers. I have several varieties of Clematis in shades of pink, white, blue and red. Vera is my first late spring/early summer species. Isn’t she lovely!
Bleeding Heart is one of my favourite spring flowers. It sits amongst my earliest flowering spring plant Lungwort. They seem a perfect match!
I just had to share a picture of my lovely new tulips; I bought them in Amsterdam last autumn on my way home from Greece. They fill my heart with absolute JOY!