Sunday, 24 April 2011

Sissinghurst plants

There were just so many outstanding specimens on display; I’ve had a jolly hard time of it trying to select a handful for the old blog. Nevertheless, here they are, but please bear in mind this is just the tip of the iceberg!

Erysimum scoparius

Coronilla emerus being accosted by a bee

The plant labelling system is handled meticulously

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Sissinghurst Blue’

Pyrus salicifolia ‘Pendula’ with Vestal Virgin statue

Primula ‘Black Lace’

Chaenomeles x superba ‘Knap Hill Scarlet’


Martin Neill said...

I love Sissinghurst, especially at this time of year. The aquilegias in the hot garden are amazing, I wonder if they were flowering this week. But like you I would have to put Hidcote at the top of the garden tree. Lucky you to work there, I think I'd do it for free!

Diane said...

Your photography is wonderful.

Anonymous said...

Love the picture of the bee on the Coronilla and the 'Knap HIll Scarlet' looks beautifuyl!

Bertie Bainbridge said...

Martin I was just a tad too early for the aquilegias in bloom, which is a shame but I certainly have no grounds to complain!


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