Pieris ‘Forest Flame’ AGM with a few words from Graham Stuart Thomas

Pieris 'Forest Flame' AGM This plant is in my tiny front garden. It is not in ericaceous (lime-free) compost and in the summer months, is shaded by a street-planted weeping Birch tree, though now it benefits from a clear canopy and a south-easterly aspect (as it does in this last regard, all year round). In…

Clematis, The President

Name: Clematis 'The President' Hardy: Fully hardy Height: 3 metres (10ft) Flowers: RHS Award of Garden Merit. Bred by Charles Noble in 1876, clematis 'The President' is a hybrid between C. x jackmanii and C. patens. The deep purple flowers (do not easily fade in the sun) are 15cm (6in) with silver on the reverse…