Hellebore Harvington Hybrid Rebekah at the Plant Centre, RHS Wisley, today. and another variety also looking rather superb today on my travels, Walberton's Rosemary But let's not rest on our laurels - there are rather more than two hellebores to tempt, delight and enrapture.... Here's a complete catalogue of the Hellebores on sale at RHS…
Cyclamen Latino - a beautiful houseplant for a bright cool room. Deadhead regularly, water sparingly, a touch of fertiliser now and then - and on and on they will go - whites, pinks, dark wine, scarlet, frills even and this unique flower, pure white with a clean bright streak. Art, this is!
A woodland spot and an impressive stand of trilliums with purple flame-flowers above distinctive leaves. Trillium chloropetalum is one of the more robust trilliums and makes impressive spring clumps as here, at RHS Harlow Carr. Nearby were Trillium flexipes White and Trillium erectum, below
Spurred on by the BBC4 series starting tonight - and having read Adam Nicolson's book "Sissinghurst - An Unfinished History" last summer, it seems a good time to look through the photographs taken on a rather damp early August day last year. For a few brief minutes I had the garden all to myself. Heaven.