Tag Archives: Salvia

Salvia ‘Caradonna’ & Sedum ‘Xenox’

Sorry for yet another low quality cell phone picture but figured at least if it’s not the greatest picture at least it shows some fantastic plants. About three years ago I was doing some landscaping and tackled this bed, which, … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, June 2011

Today came unexpectedly fast and I’m a little unprepared. Some of these are re-posts and others are new, and don’t forget the Irises which are at the tail end of their blooming now too. Sedum tetractinum Sedum spathulifolium ‘Cape Blanco’ … Continue reading


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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – November 2010

This November it’s all about the indoor plants. There are hardy plants still blooming but none are mine (Two roses in bud but neither opened in time for today) and I don’t feel like wandering out into the cold (not … Continue reading

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Salvia elegans flowers

For whatever reason my Salvia elegans was late to flower this year, and it’s already moved inside the house. When it’s this cold outside though we get to enjoy them more this way. They seem to be opening a lot … Continue reading

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On bees and flowers

Via Not Always Right: At a nursery Customer: “Excuse me, but do you have anything I can spray on my flowers to keep the bees off them?” Me: “You want to keep the bees off your flowers?” Customer: “Yes. Do … Continue reading

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New Perennials in blue

While my long time absolute and unrivaled favourite perennial Salvia has been Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’ I had to have ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ when I saw it today. It lacks the dark purple stems of ‘Caradonna’ but has absolutely massive (for … Continue reading

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