July 27, 2016

New additions to my collection of Russian varieties of Phlox paniculata

During my trip to St-Petersburg in May I visited my favourite perennial nursery "Severnaya Flora" to buy some new Russian varieties of Phlox paniculata. Here is the list of my new additions:

Анастасия (Ph. paniculata "Anastasia")

Архангел (Ph. paniculata "Archangel")

Бисер (Ph. paniculata "Biser")

Гжель (Ph. paniculata "Gzel")

Земляничное Суфле (Ph. paniculata "Zemljanichnoe Sufle")

Кураж (Ph. paniculata "Courage")

Маргарита (Ph. paniculata "Margarita")

All pictures are courtesy of "Severnaya Flora"

May 11, 2016

Garden woke up

Just one week of unusually warm weather woke up my garden. Rhododendron 'Scarlet Wonder' is already in full bloom.

Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White' is opening first flowers.

Adiantum pedatum is unfolding quickly.

Dicentra spectabilis is fully blooming.

Fritillaria meleagris var. unicolor subvar. alba

Hosta 'Sagae' leafed out almost completely.

Hosta 'Marrakech' is most colorfull right now.