Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Three new grasses

Anemanthele lessoniana

Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'

Calamagrostis brachytricha

Photographs © Hans van den Bos, Ireland

Flowers of one of the most beautiful rhododendrons

Rhododendron 'Marie Fortie'

Marie Fortie bears unusual coloured flowers that are dark red /purple, funnel shaped, grouped in bunches with a deep purple spot in the throat, something not seen in rhododendrons. It is a medium sized evergreen rhododendron with a broad upright bushy shape flowering from May to June. Ultimate height and spread 2m x 4m in 10-20 years.  

Photograph © Hans van den Bos, Ireland

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

New in the Hosta collection

Hosta 'Big Daddy'

Hosta sieboldiana 'Frances Williams'

Photographs © Hans van den Bos, Ireland