Rachel Nicholls

Rachel Nicholls

Rachel Nicholls
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"Green Envy" - Echinacea Purpurea  The 20" tall stems are topped, starting in mid-June, with large 4.5" wide flowers composed of a dark cone with a green center...a hummingbird favorite. Surrounding the cone are long petals that are pink toward the cone, changing to lime-green toward the downward recurving tips.  Zone: 4-9  Ht: 20"  Culture: Sun

"Green Envy" - Echinacea Purpurea The 20" tall stems are topped, starting in mid-June, with large 4.5" wide flowers composed of a dark cone with a green center...a hummingbird favorite. Surrounding the cone are long petals that are pink toward the cone, changing to lime-green toward the downward recurving tips. Zone: 4-9 Ht: 20" Culture: Sun

Stephanotis -  quite a woody climber so needs good strong wires support but is beautiful with a lovely smell.

Stephanotis - quite a woody climber so needs good strong wires support but is beautiful with a lovely smell.

Trachelospermum jasminoides in full flower.  One of my favourite evergreen and scented climbers which obligingly only protrudes about 30cm from its support.

Trachelospermum jasminoides in full flower. One of my favourite evergreen and scented climbers which obligingly only protrudes about 30cm from its support.

Structured box balls and fresh greens with wafting grasses and white Agapanthus to lift it. Clean and attractive.

Structured box balls and fresh greens with wafting grasses and white Agapanthus to lift it. Clean and attractive.

Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge.  Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come

Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge. Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come

like the effect of the gray green against the pink gravel for edge, and the foliage serving as the garden edging rather than an traditional hard edging material.

like the effect of the gray green against the pink gravel for edge, and the foliage serving as the garden edging rather than an traditional hard edging material.

Veronicastrum virginicum album. A couple of clumps of this at the back of the border would be dramatic. There is also a purple one….

Veronicastrum virginicum album. A couple of clumps of this at the back of the border would be dramatic. There is also a purple one….