Evergreen Chinese woodlander. Mauve and white spurred flowers. Plant in light shade, away from summer drought and winter waterlogging, but water in well in its first year.
Wave blooming, cherry blossom petalled pin. White flowers with pale blue suffusion and pale blue reverse. Like many of the ‘blue’ cultivars, this tends to flower later in the season. We do not know the origins of this very pretty compact sakurasu cultivar, which we sourced in 2005.
Pink backed, white snowflake with heavy pink mottling to the edge of the petals. We understand that this is of American origin and like most of our cultivars from USA, tends to be slow to propagate in the UK. We have no idea why this is.
Flat blooming, cherry blossom petalled thrum. Soft pink flowers, often slightly unevenly coloured. From the former Martin Nest Nurseries. Difficult.
A very recently discovered and (to the best of our knowledge) yet unnamed species discovered by Darrell Probst, who introduced it in 2010. It appears however to have adopted the name “Simple Beauty”. Unusual in that the large glossy elongated leaves appear singly, rather in their normal triplet form. Flower spikes above the foliage [...]