Featured Posts in'perennials' Category

Galloping plant knowledge at Bressingham Gardens

I was mildly provoked to be sent this image of a tree by a holidaying husband.  The tree itself was not annoying, Read more..

A Guide to Growing Danesblood

Danesblood (Campanula glomerata) is also known as clustered bellflower.  It is native to Europe and Great Britain.  Read more..

Tips for Growing Bloodwort

The term “bloodwort” is used as a collective name for any plant that bleeds red when the root or leaves are cut. Read more..

Tips for Growing Sweet Alyssum

Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritime or Alyssum maritimum) is a woody stemmed perennial that spreads and forms mats, Read more..

Shapes and textures matter to Beth Chatto

The gravel garden at Beth Chatto is inspired by a wadi or dry river bed.  I know this because Dan Pearson told us Read more..

Shapes and textures matter to Beth Chatto

The gravel garden at Beth Chatto is inspired by a wadi or dry river bed.  I know this because Dan Pearson told us Read more..

Guide to Growing Yellow Corydalis

Corydalis (Corydalis lutea) is native to all of Europe, including Britain.  It is a branched, spreading, hairless Read more..

Guide to Growing Yellow Corydalis

Corydalis (Corydalis lutea) is native to all of Europe, including Britain.  It is a branched, spreading, hairless Read more..

Guide for Growing the Cup and Saucer Vine

The cup and saucer plant (Cobaea scandens) is also called Cathedral Bells. It is originally from Mexico.  It is a Read more..

Learn to Grow Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) is a variety of sunflower native to Eastern North America.  However, it Read more..