Hydrangea aborescens ‘Invincibelle Spirit’
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Height: 1.2 m (4 feet) Spread: 1.2 m (4 feet) Bloom: Large, pink, globe shaped heads June to Frost Exposure: Full sun to part shade Foliage: large medium green leaves Pluses: long bloom, winter interest Finally, a pink aborescens hydrangea … Read More

Carol Mackie Daphne Sudden Death
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I am sad to say my 6 year old Carol Mackie Daphne, planted in 2005, succumbed to what I believe was root rot this past spring. Despite not disturbing the roots and only pruning out damaged wood, my once thriving … Read More

Cupressus macrocarpa Wilma Goldcrest
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Attracted by the bright and cheery lime green foliage, I picked up two Monterey Cypress Wilma Goldcrest at my local grocery store just before Christmas 2011. I thought their bright green fern like foliage would look particularly attractive on either … Read More

Hemerocallis ‘Salieri’ Daylily
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Height: 90 cm (36 inches) Bloom: early season Colour: Huge, very deep red-purple blooms with green throat. Another of my favourites. The blooms sit very high (truly close to three feet), are absolutely huge, there are loads of blooms, not … Read More

Hemerocallis ‘Ruby Stella’ Daylily
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Height: 45-60 cm (18-24 inches) Bloom: Midseason, repeat bloomer. Extended bloom. Colour: Bright red small flowers with yellow throat. About the same time as I planted some Pardon Me, I put in some Ruby Stella. They are remarkably alike, almost … Read More

Hemerocallis ‘Rosy Returns’ Daylily
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Height: 45-60 cm (18-24 inches) Bloom: Very early, repeat (constant) bloomer Colour: Raspberry pink with yellow throat. Rosy Returns is one of the longest bloomers I have seen. It starts in early June and blooms until frost. The only disappointment … Read More

Hemerocallis ‘Regal Heir’ Daylily
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Height: 55 cm (22 inches) Bloom: Midseason, repeat bloomer Colour: Lavender purple star shaped narrow petals with yellow green throat. I have this planted with Heuchera Marmalade and the colours complement each other beautifully. I have not noticed that it … Read More

Hemerocallis ‘Purple D’oro’ Daylily
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Height: 45-60 cm (18-25″) Bloom: Midseason, repeat (constant) bloomer Colour: Lavender blooms with yellow throat and ruffled edges. Several varieties of continuous blooming daylilies have been introduced over the past few years. In addition to the traditional Stella D’oro I … Read More

Hemerocallis ‘Pardon Me’ Daylily
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Height: 45-60 cm (18-24 inches) Bloom: Midseason, repeat bloomer Colour: Small burgundy (ruby) red blooms with greenish yellow eye. A miniature daylily with small (2 – 3 inch) blooms in bright cranberry red. The scapes are loaded with blooms and … Read More

Hemerocallis ‘Pandora’s Box’ Daylily
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Height: 65 cm (28 inches) Bloom: Early midseason, repeat bloomer Colour: Rich cream slightly ruffled edges with violet-purple eye and yellow green throat. A multiple award winner including the Award of Merit in 1987, Pandora’s Box is an early bloomer … Read More

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