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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’|
|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:||Can get aphids and flea beetles|
|Pruning:||Cut back after flowering to maintain compactness|
|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|
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|
|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|
|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 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.
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.
Spring passed… but looking on summer bright flower bedding I cannot forget about spring tulips blooming