Sky News – a stunning Hibiscus

Hibiscus (detail) - these are in fact blooms at least 5" across (in old money), serene satellite discs with frosted icing, blushed pink and with beaujolais wine centres and a scaffolding of creamy white stigma and stamens. I don't  know the cultivar but am told it is hardy (root hardy maybe?). I might have the…

Wollerton Old Hall – an English climbing rose with a superb Aniseed fragrance

Wollerton Old Hall is a recent introduction from David Austin Roses, originally added to the shrub collection but quickly upgraded to the rather exclusive club of Fragrant English Climbers (there are just a couple of dozen) - fragrant (it's in the name), repeat flowering climbing roses, moderately vigorous and, being a recent addition to the…