Genus Comparisons

//Genus Comparisons

Rudbeckias – cone daisies compared

The Rudbeckias come with impeccable credentials - named by Linnaeus after his predecessors and mentors at Uppsala. here they are placed side by side for comparison. I've set them out shortest to tallest. Botanical Style Pictures Rudbeckia fulgida var. sulivantii 'Goldsturm' Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm' [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:49:23+00:00September 27th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Pulmonaria – Lungworts – A Comparison

Pulmonaria - Lungworts - A Comparison There are a huge variety of leaf and flower colours and within the Lungworts, so the easy way to choose which one is right for your garden is to look at them all side by side. I've arranged them roughly in strength of colour, from white, through shades [...]

By |2017-02-19T15:07:46+00:00August 26th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|Tags: , |0 Comments

Poppies – in all their forms

Papaver rupifragum 'Flore Pleno' Papaver rupifragum 'Flore Pleno'. A lovely evergreen perennial poppy for the cottage garden. All through the summer the rosettes throw double flowers of tissue thin petals in tangerine orange , nodding on long tall stems. regular dead-heading increases greatly the number of blooms. Will definitely add more to [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:52:07+00:00August 26th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Primulas – Ordered and compared

On this page you'll find all of the Primroses we grow gathered together and then sorted by section botanically. Along with the text which Dawn has added we hope you can find the Primula to best suit your conditions and your taste. The genus Primula covers over 400 species which inhabit many continents, but almost [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:46:47+00:00August 20th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Polemonium – Jacob’s Ladder through Charity to Sweatroots

Simple, undemanding, but excellent garden value - here are the Jacob's Ladders all lined up. If you want to know a little bit more about where they sit in the Plant Kingdom then click below. Ericales Polemonium 'Stairway to Heaven' Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' Polemonium [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:47:07+00:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Penstemons – A catalogue of varieties

I've collected together our full range of Penstemon for you to scroll through with ease. Clicking on a variety will link you back to the entry in our shop. I've grouped the varieties sort of by colour, but with no particular skill. Lamiales - Where you will find Plantaginaceae and thence Penstemon [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:48:44+00:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Phlox Compared

See all of our Phlox compared on one page. To explore further try the buttons below. Ericales Phlox Violet Flame ('Barsixtyone') One of a new wave of Phlox with a compact habit and greater resistance to disease. Phlox Violet Flame ('Barsixtyone') is a strong grower that will [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:56:04+00:00August 8th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Lysimachia – Loosestrifes, friends of the Oxen

Loosestrife is a name you can find applied to both Lysimachia and Lythrum. Here they all are compared in no particular order. Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander' Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander'. Young shoots emerge in spring an eye catching shrimpy pink. As they mature they become cream and green variegated. From June to September it produces [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:51:08+00:00June 27th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Linaria – Toadflaxes compared

Here are the Toadflaxes all set out side by side. Linaria purpurea 'Springside White' Linaria purpurea 'Springside White' Linaria purpurea 'Springside White',  Startling white tiny snapdragon flowers crowd up elegant spikes, continuing all summer with its display. Evergreen. Suits wide ranging sites. 60 - 90cm. A form of [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:48:18+00:00June 10th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments

Kniphofia Compared

One page with all of our Ret Hot Pokers together so you can see them and their descriptions without constant page turning. Botanical Style Photographs Kniphofia triangularis subsp triangularis 'Light of the World' Kniphofia triangularis subsp triangularis 'Light of the World' is a very graceful kniphofia whose slender flower [...]

By |2017-02-19T14:56:59+00:00June 5th, 2014|Categories: Genus Comparisons|0 Comments