Anemone nemorosa, the wood anemone, is a native plant that carpets woodland with its white flowers in March and April. But there’s a lot more to find out about this woodland gem.
This gorgeous blue Anemone blanda, a tiny spring jewel, has hidden depths. See what I found when I looked at the detail.
Are all snowdrops the same? Or, if we look very closely, can we see the small differences that make each variation unique?
Yellow snowdrops certainly bring a golden glint to the February garden and are greatly valued by many gardeners. They also have a fascinating history and, very possibly, an exciting future.
What a strange name for a snowdrop. It’s difficult to imagine anything less like a snowdrop than an enormous pig but that’s its name. Find out how it got that name and what a lovely snowdrop it is.
What are these strange-sounding snowdrops? See what they look like, find out about their histories, and how and why they got their names – and a lot else besides.
Galanthus reginae-olgae is an autumn-flowering snowdrop and, for a budding galanthophile, the early blooms are a cause for great excitement.
Having found out about Ipheion ‘Alberto Castillo’ I decided to see what other garden-worthy plants the genus had to offer.
Although I have had this plant for a long time, I have never found out much about it. I set about putting this right to discover how it got its name and a lot more besides.