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At last - we have a built in blog!  I just have to remember to write something every so often now...

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Monday, 25 April 2016  |  Admin
Bloody Cranesbills!

Although The Plantsman’s Preference is known for growing a fairly comprehensive range of hardy geraniums there are some species and hybrid groups that we concentrate on more than others. The British native Geranium sanguineum (Bloody Cranesbill) and hybrids of the species with others is one of these specialisms.

Monday, 21 March 2016  |  Admin
New names for some Asters

One of the largest batches of plant name changes in recent years has taken place and after a couple of years (to make sure they didn’t change their minds) we have followed the changes in 2016.

Friday, 12 February 2016  |  Admin

Geranium phaeum ‘Lady in Mourning’

This is a new cultivar name to replace Geranium phaeum ‘Mourning Widow’.

Friday, 12 February 2016  |  Admin
Molinia - Purple Moor Grasses

Home of the National Plant Collection ® of Molinia
We are pleased to announce that Tim was granted Full National Plant Collection® Holder status in November 2003.

Friday, 12 February 2016  |  Admin
Geranium psilostemon

Geranium psilostemon

This is the largest hardy species and well-known to many gardeners for its large magenta flowers with their black centres, putting on a good show mainly in June and July.

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