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  • Janette Merilion

a calendar of colour


Janette Merilion a well known international horticultural speaker presented our talk in July, covering plants that provide all year round interest.


Below is a list of the plants discussed.









January

July

​Galanthus elwesii

​Nymphaea odorata

​Prunus serrula

Liriodendron tulipifera

​Mahonia aquifolium 'Atropurpurea'

Poncirus trifoliata

​Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald and Gold'

Fremontodendron californicum

Bergenia ‘Ouverture’

Lysimachia clethroides

Eranthis hyemalis

Lilium candidum

February

August

​Primula vulgaris

Papaver orientale

Malus ‘Red Sentinel’

Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'

Daphne mezereum

Yucca gloriosa ‘Variegata’

​Chaenomeles superba 'Firedance'

Itea illicifolia

Ranunculus ‘Brazen Hussy’

Agapanthus africanus

Anemone blanda

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

March

September

Narcissus 'Tete a Tete'

Aster amellus 'King George'

Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

Sorbus hupehensis ‘Pink Pagoda’

Ribes 'odoratum'

Euonymus planipes

Clematis armandii

Campsis tagliabuana ‘M. Galen’

Primula denticulata

Echinacea purpurea

Tulipa ‘Ancilla’

Dierama pulcherrimum

April

October

Bellis perennis 'Shrewsley Gold'

Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff'

Gleditsia triacanthus 'Sunburst'

Acer palmatum

Fothergilla major

Hippophae rhamnoides

Ribes speciosum

Vitis coignetiae

Doronicum orientale

Penstemon 'Huskers Red'

Hyacinthoides non-scriptus

Sternbergia lutea

May

November

Convallaria majalis 'Albo striata'

Chrysanthemum 'Martha'

Prunus padus 'Colorata'

Cotoneaster x watereri

Rhododendrons in variety

Erica carnea 'Myrtoun Ruby'

Clematis alpina 'Francis Rivis'

Clematis ‘Bill Mackenzie’

Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver'

Physalis alkekengi var franchetti

Muscari latifolium

Nerine bowdenii

June

December

Rosa ‘Rambling Rector’

Ilex Argentea Marginata Pendula

Sorbus aria 'Lutescens'

Picea pungens

Lavandula stoechas

Ruscus aculeatus

Robinia hispida

Pyracantha rogersiana

Geranium wallichianum 'Buxtons Variety'

Iris unguicularis ‘Mary Bernard’

Allium christophii

Galanthus ‘Merlin’


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