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Spring Beauty in Holand

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Amazing spring flower

Aubrieta ‘Red Carpet’


Aubrieta are mat-forming evergreen perennials with small leaves and short racemes of 4-petalled flowers in shades of pink and purple in spring

‘Red Carpet’ is a wide-spreading trailing plant to 10cm tall, with grey-green leaves and bright deep purplish-red flowers in spring

Common Name: aubrieta ‘Red Carpet’
Family: Brassicaceae
Color flower: Purple and Red in Spring
Hardiness: old H4 (hardy)
Color foliage: Green and Grey/Silver in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter
Height: Up to 10 cm
Habit: Bushy
Habit: Can get aphids and flea beetles
Pruning: Cut back after flowering to maintain compactness
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Best grown in well-drained soil in full sun, an ideal plant for dry areas such as chalky slopes and on walls, but it can tolerate partial shade. Being hardy it is a useful container plant for spring colour
Garden characteristics: Banks and Slopes, City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Garden Edging, Ground Cover, Patio/Container Plants or Rock Garden

Tulipa ‘Corsage’ – your spring inspiration

Tulip is spring king without any doubts. This beautiful flowers appear in spring gardens and make us absolutely happy. Our today guest is red tulip ‘Corsage’.

Tulipa are bulbous perennials with characteristic flowers, in a wide range of colours, in spring

Greigii Group tulips have large, single, bowl-shaped flowers in the range yellow to red, often with contrasting margins, and flower in early and mid-spring; the grey-green leaves are usually mottled with purple or maroon

‘Corsage’ is a bulbous perennial to 25cm, with lance-shaped leaves streaked with maroon, and rose-pink flowers 10cm in width, finely margined with yellow, rose-red within, feathered with yellow

Common Name: tulip ‘Corsage’
Family: Liliaceae
Color flower: Pink, Red and Yellow in Spring
Hardiness: H6 (hardy – very cold winter)
Color foliage: Green, Grey/Silver and Purple in Spring
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habit: Clump-forming
Habit: Stem and bulb eelworm and slugs may be a problem
Pruning: No pruning required
Spreadid: South-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Plant 10 to 15cm deep in fertile, well-drained soil with shelter from strong winds and protection from excessive wet
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Garden Edging or Patio/Container Plants

Narcissus and Tulips – spring beauty – autumn job

Would you like to enjoy spring beauty in your garden?

Tulips and narcissus – are perfect choice!

Now is the best time for planting these bulbs.

Narcissus ‘Serena Lodge’

Narcissus are bulbous herbaceous perennials with linear leaves and leafless stems bearing flowers, which may be solitary or in umbels, with 6 spreading perianth segments and a cup or trumpet-shaped coronaDouble daffodils may have one or more flowers per stem, with either perianth segments or corona, or both being doubled

‘Serena Lodge’ is a double daffodil with sturdy stems bearing flowers to 8.5cm across, with cream perianth segments and mixed deep yellow and cream corona segments

Common Name: daffodil ‘Serena Lodge’
Color flower: Cream and Yellow in Spring
Hardiness: H6 (hardy – very cold winter)
Color foliage: Green in Spring
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habitid: Clump-forming
Pests: May be attacked by slugs, large narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm, and bulb scale mite
Pruning: Deadhead as flowers fade and allow the leaves to die down naturally
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years
Exposure: Plant at one and a half to two times its own depth in autumn. Will tolerate most soils but prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is constantly moist during the growing season
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Patio/Container Plants or Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs

How to plant tulips

Hyacinth – the king of the spring!

Hyacinth is very nice spring flower (bulb) with absolutely amazing flavor.

Look at this composition – it is wonderful, isn’t it?

September and October are the best time for planting this bulbs.

Planting bulbs

Embedment depth depends on the size of the bulb. The bigger the bulb the dipper it must be planted.

Plant spring bulbs this autumn and enjoy bright colors in your garden in the spring.

Tulips…tulips…tulips

Spring passed… but looking on summer bright flower bedding I cannot forget about spring tulips blooming

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Wild Flowers

Wild flowers…

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