Gardens, Plant of the month

Plant of the month – July 2018 – Rosa ‘Souvenir du Docteur Jamain’

Order: Rosales           Family: Rosaceae           Subfamily: Rosoideae            Genus: Rosa Type: Perennial          Propagation: Seed, plant propagation, cuttings, grafting Native to: Mostly Asia, some Europe and North America I love roses, especially the ones who live in my garden. Yet few are the ones who manage to create an attachment as strong as the one I feel for… Continue reading Plant of the month – July 2018 – Rosa ‘Souvenir du Docteur Jamain’

Gardens, Plant of the month

Plant of the month – April 2018 – Muscari

Order:                   Asparagales Family:                  Asparagaceae Subfamily:            Scilloideae Genus:                  Muscari Common Name:   Grape Hyacinth Type:                      Perennial bulb Soil:                       Chalk, clay, sand, loam Ph:                         Acid, alkaline, neutral Aspect:                  Full sun / partial shade Propagation:         Seed of bulb division Native to:               Central and… Continue reading Plant of the month – April 2018 – Muscari

Gardens, Plant of the month

Plant of the month – July 2016 – White lavender

Order:Lamiales Family:Lamiaceae Subfamily:Nepetoideae Genus:Lavandula Type: Hardy to tender, annual to perennial herbaceous plants or small shrubs Propagation: Cuttings or Seed (won’t come true in hybrids) Native to: Mediterranean Europe, Middle East and India Every year I have a new craze for my garden, a plant I never noticed before or didn’t use to like, which… Continue reading Plant of the month – July 2016 – White lavender

Gardens, Plant of the month

Plant of the month – June 2016 – Rosa ‘Jasmina’

Order: Rosales       Family: Rosaceae     Subfamily: Rosoideae Genus: Rosa          Type: Perennial        Propagation: Seed, plant propagation, cuttings, grafting Native to: Mostly Asia, some Europe and North America This rose is a spectacular rambler with such vivacity that I have to hack through it after the first flowering in order to stop it from invading the whole garden.… Continue reading Plant of the month – June 2016 – Rosa ‘Jasmina’