Monday, 04 September 2017 11:49

Ceratostigma

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C. plumbaginoides is a low-growing herbaceous perennial with spreading roots, forming a mat of stems bearing oval leaves which turn red or purple in autumn. Clusters of rich blue flowers from late summer.

Saturday, 15 April 2017 08:32

Campanula persicifolia

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C. persicifolia is a rosette-forming perennial with narrow, evergreen basal leaves. Loose spires of outward-facing, cup-shaped, lilac-blue flowers appear in early and mid-summer

Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Carpobrotus chilensis

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Sea fig has long stems and fleshy pointed leaves which are triangular in cross-section. Its flowers are magenta and are smaller than those of the related ice plant (Carpobrotus edulis)
Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Cistus purpureus

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Cistus purpureus is a small bushy evergreen shrub with narrow dull green leaves. Flowers to 8cm in width petals purplish-pink with large deep red blotch at the base

Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Cistus pulverulentus

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Cistus Sunset is a low spreading shrub with wavy grey-green leaves and clusters of yellow-centred rose-pink flowers 5cm across
Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Cistus

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Flowering shrub with white flowers that sport five crimson blotches. No other flowering shrub will tolerate such tough dry conditions yet continue to produce blossom for so long and with such impact. Cistus requires a hot dry location
Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Convolvulus tricolor

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Dwarf morning glory plants with flowers are 5cm across on neat bushy and compact plants. They are a useful way of attracting beneficial insects such as hoverflies into the garden.
Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Crambe

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A real border giant for poor dry soil. In flower it is unmistakable - a plant will cover itself with a frothy mass of foam-like flowers that look fragile and more like those of gypsophila but with a sweetish perfume. These blooms are attractive to bees..
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