Dark chocolate and blackberry

Dark leaved Heucheras, very useful 'evergreen' perennials Now I love a Heuchera and every season, there are more and more to delight. These three are in the darker spectrum, Mahogany (rich, chocolately), Black Beauty (glossy, deep blackcurrant) and Binoche (unusually, a matt near-black). Typically growing to between 40-80cm, a leafy crown of ruffled leaves, topped…

Here she comes again…

Lady Emma Hamilton Lady Emma Hamilton, my favourite English rose from the David Austin stable. I'm inflicting yet more pictures on you here, my one-man crusade to bring this rose up to the levels of popularity enjoyed by Gertrude Jekyll. Fresh, rich plum foliage, gorgeous citrus scent and glowing blooms. Healthy as anything, repeat flowering.…