Tag Archives: Solenostemon

Some of the ‘Gems of the Scheme’… plans for PH marquee at HCPFS 2013

Images taken during a recent visit to Leeds City Council Parks and Gardens – holders of 11 National Collections. We were all stunned by the Solenostemon (Coleus) Collection in their greenhouses – in particular the Solenostemon ‘Kiwi Fern’ caught our eye.  … Continue reading

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“Plants grown with love”

Jen Gooderham and her daughter Angela Houghton made a beeline for the Plant Heritage Marquee at RHS Tatton Park on the first day of the flower show.  On sale are plants grown by the Cheshire PH group which are good … Continue reading

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A Cornucopia of Collections

National Plant Collections of Aster novi-belgii, Chrysanthemum, Delphinium, Phlox, Primula auricula and Solenostemon are to be found at Temple Newsam Estate on the outskirts of Leeds, managed by Leeds City Council.  Five more collections (Deutzia, Hemerocallis, Hosta, Philadelphus and Syringa) are held … Continue reading

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