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Postcard Garden - Bloom in the Park 2014


We exhibited our Postcard Garden 'Alpines are for Everyone' at Bloom 2014. For those of you who want more details about the garden, here are the names of the plants. Bloom ran from Thursday 29th May until Monday 2nd June 2014.


Postcard Garden Picture

Alpines are for Everyone - Garden Plan

Postcard Garden Plan
Raised Bed

Raised Bed


Brachycome sp. (pale blue flowers)
Campanula 'Ambella'
Clematis cartmanii 'Joe' (not in flower on back wall)
Cotula hispida (silver grey fine foliage)
Dianthus 'Freda Woodliffe'
Origanum dictamnus (Grey felted leaf)
Physoplexis comosa (Devil's claw)
Pinus mugo 'Mops Midget'
Rhodohypoxis 'Pictus' (white), 'Badger' (pink with white stripe) and 'Fred Broome' (deep pink)
Saxifraga 'Southside Star' (white flowers with red spots)
Saxifraga longifolia var. aitanica (rosette not in flower)

Granite Trough

Granite Trough


Aquilegia hybrid
Chiastophyllum oppositifolium (yellow dangling flowers, on left, middle)
Dianthus 'Eileen Lever' (pink flowers, centre, front)
Erigeron chrysopsidis 'Grand Ridge' (yellow daisy)
Erodium x kolbianum 'Natasha'
Escholzia lobbii (yellow)
Hosta 'Cracker Crumbs' (left, rear)
Lithodora diffusa 'Compacta'
Rhododendron campylogynum Myrtilloides group
Rhodohypoxis 'Helen' (white), and 'Tetra Red' (red)
Saxifraga cymbalaria (lots of small yellow flowers)
Sempervivum ciliosum spp. borisii
Sempervivum sp.
Silver saxifrage (in flower)

Pots

Pots


Sempervivum arachnoideum (tall pot)
Geranium argenteum (medium pot)
Saxifraga cotyledon (short pot)

Crevice Bed

Crevice Bed


Androsace lactea
Antennaria dioica 'Minima' 
Delosperma compacta
Geranium farreri
Globularia meridionalis 'Blue Bonnet'
Helichrysum milfordiae
Linum 'Gemmell's hybrid'
Oxalis adenophylla
Oxalis laciniata
Potentilla dickinsonii (yellow flowers)
Saponaria 'Bressingham' 
Saponaria ocymoides 'Snowtips'
Saxifraga 'Hareknoll Beauty'
Saxifraga burnatii (rosettes not in flower)
Saxifraga longifolia var. aitanica (rosettes not in flower)
Sedum humifusum
Sedum pilosum
Sempervivum sp.
Silene acaulis 'Frances' (Bright green cushion)
Teucrium laeteviolaceum

Alpine Scree & Gravel

Alpine scree and gravel (from left to right)


Sempervivum 'Silberkarneole'
Anacyclus depressus (white daisies)
Penstemon sp. (lilac)
Rhodohypoxis 'Picta' (white)
Dianthus 'Eileen Lever'
Sisyrinchium 'Blue Ice'
Saponaria ocymoides 'Snowtips'
Silene acaulis 'Mount Snowdon'
Scutellaria indica var. parvifolia 'Alba' 
Thymus serpyllum albus
Saponaria 'Bressingham' 
Arenaria montana
Thymus vulgaris
Armeria maritima
White mossy saxifrage

Garden Seat & Carpet

Chamomile carpet


Chamaemelum nobile 'Treneague' (under seat)

Garden Seat & Carpet

Garden seat


Thymus serpyllum 'Coccineus' (on seat)

Climber Back Wall

Climber on back wall


Trachelospermum jasminoides