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Category Archives: Spring colour

Bergenias – colour on the Nursery today, 15th March

Common name: elephant’s ears “These easy-to-grow, evergreen perennials really earn their keep, making a year-round contribution to borders. Their large leathery leaves, often tinged red in winter, make attractive ground cover, while the flowers are an early bounty for pollinating insects. They combine well with other spring flowers in shade or...
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Azaleas and Rhododendrons at Downside Nurseries

On a dull wet day like today, what better to lift your spirits than catching sight of some of the beautiful Azaleas and Rhododendrons we have in Bay 8 Native to Asia, Europe and North America, they can be either evergreen or deciduous.  They both belong to the genus Rhododendron and...
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New shrubs available at Downside Nurseries

Plant highlights with approx HxS sizes Acca sellowiana (1.5-2.5 x 1.5-2.5m) – this is one we do ourselves, but it takes months to root, so we were glad to get extra. Evergreen, with Hypericum-like red and white flowers, it does need a really sunny position to flower well. Akebia quinate...
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