Who Dun It….

Dinner Plate - Who Dun It Setting aside the obvious spelling catastrophe, this is a rather special Dahlia, with 6" blooms of white shaded with red/purple. Though not this beauty, I filled my garden last year with so many different dahlias after an enthusiastic late-night shopping spree, online, with Rose Cottage Plants, a nursery specialising…

Dreaming Spires…

Buddleja White Profusion A much maligned plant, the butterfly bush, which if left unpruned can become an unmanageable monster, all arching limbs and stratospheric flowers. Prune it hard in early Spring and it becomes so much more attractive, with larger spikes of flowers blooming closer to where the average Jo/Joe might see them. It is still a…

Fantasy Pocahontas, I kid you not….

A new one on me (and I think pretty new to the market), this diminutive Anemone goes by the unlikely name of Fantasy Pocahontas. Why I know not, but it is growing on me. At first sight the small flowers (about the size of a ten pence piece) are just a mite too fussy but there is…