Category Archives: Plant of the Month

Bergenia ‘Abendglut’ - Plant of the Month -

Bergenias have a rather endearing image partly due to their charming common names of ‘elephant’s ears’ and ‘pigsqueak’, but also because of their slightly unkempt appearance. Forming ruffled evergreen mounds of large, leathery, rounded leaves and weather-proof spikes of colourful … Read more >

Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ - Plant of the Month -

The corkscrew hazel is one of the most spectacular specimens for the winter garden. A thicket of twisted bare stems carry pendent, golden-yellow catkins during February and March, followed by green, hazel leaves. The unusual naked stems complete with plump … Read more >