C – for colour, colour and just a little more glorious colour…

A little colour, from the benches of Petersham Nurseries ... Below, Alstroemeria Inticacha Sunshine Little Miss Tara and Alstroemeria Little Miss Sophie, Little  Miss Emily

G for Green – leafy, verdant, lush, spotted, striped, palmate, pinnate, tropical, variegated, shiny, polished, aromatic, toothed, silvered, spiny, berried, bold, ferny, golden….

Catalpa bignonioides Aurea All this greenery, in all its variety, I photographed at RHS Wisley last week. No fireworks, no rainbow colours, but you could make a satisfying garden with just leafy palette.... Myrtus communis (below)