|[ English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia 'Schola') | Posted on February 22, 2017 ]|
In the High Country Gardens website, it states:
|[ Dwarf Perennial Sunflower (Helianthus 'Happy Days') | Posted on February 19, 2017 ]|
In going through the Heleniums in the Database, I found a glaring error. On page 6 of Helenium entries, there is: Dwarf Perennial Sunflower (Helianthus 'Happy Days'). I thought, How could they possibly put a Helianthus in with all the Heleniums? Just yesterday I submitted two photos in the Helianthus category of 'Happy Days'.
|[ Dryopteris affinis 'Crispa Congesta' | Posted on December 14, 2016 ]|
From Stakehill Nurseries.co.uk:
|[ Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Violet Jade') | Posted on July 14, 2016 ]|
I purchased Violet Jade, an Ida Munson Hemerocallis in 2000. Through the years, I have noticed a tendency for it to not open well, and also found it to wilt easily at the edges in afternoon heat. It also doesn't appear to resemble photos of what I thought Violet Jade would look like.
|[ Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Final Touch') | Posted on May 23, 2016 ]|
I have found Final Touch to start blooming surprisingly early. With a name like that, I thought it would be a late starter, but it actually starts in about the first week of July (probably mid-June this year). It blooms for a season lasting at least four to six weeks. Quite often there are still buds coming into the beginning of frost, which would be September or even October. The only other daylily that might have a longer run, is Clin d'oeil a Zoe, bred by the owners of Hemerocallis Montfort in Quebec. It was the first coloured daylily other than Middendorfii and Aztec Evergreen, (the yellows and the golds) to start early, (this year it already started on May 19th), and it will keep going into October or November, depending on our first hard frost date.
|[ Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale 'Perry's White') | Posted on April 16, 2016 ]|
I've always believed I had purchased Papaver orientale Perry's White, but upon entering my images, I wonder whether that is correct. I see two major differences:
|[ Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Exotic Echo') | Posted on April 12, 2016 ]|
I find that Exotic Echo very rarely doubles for me. I don't know if this is due to soil composition or lack of nutrition or - - - what?
|[ Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno') | Posted on April 8, 2016 ]|
In the 'Ask a question forum', there was a listing "Pasque Flower. I submitted a number of photos of results of the crossing of Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno" with a number of colours of regular Pulsatilla vulgaris varieties. I'm not sure how to reference that submission so that it would be easy to find. I would show the crosses, but there is no way to show photos here.
|[ Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Siloam Grace Stamile') | Posted on March 26, 2016 ]|
There seems to be quite a difference in the colouring of Siloam Grace Stamile from a photo in the morning to that taken in the evening.