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Cornelian Cherry

March 3rd, 2014

Flowering in the winter months is this Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas).This one is growing at Avery’s Garden Centre alongside the river. As can be seen, the branches get smothered in small yellow flowers, which on their own are not very impressive but all together,provided a nice touch of colour on a winters day. The flowers grow into, bright red […]


February 18th, 2014

Look at the flowers on this winter flowering hellebore (Christmas rose) Who would believe that in the middle  of winter we could have growing in our gardens a plant which flowers ever winter and is such a show off, with flowers  ranging from pure white, through  to  green and all shades of pink in-between. Grown  in a shady area […]

Witch Hazel

January 23rd, 2014

One of the most unusual and interesting flowers not lest because they flower in the depths of the winter are the Witch Hazels (Hamamelis )There are many varieties, with flowers, ranging from yellow in colour, through to red. Flowers are fragrant, growing on the bare winter stems, which catch the eye and evoke comment, by all who see this […]

Winter Flowering Cherry

January 14th, 2014

Something to brighten those gloomy