Tag Archives: Dahlia ‘Procyon’

GBBD: They Think It’s all Over….

…. but it certainly isn’t yet, as the above blooms show. From the top and left to right: one of the increasing number of clumps of Cyclamen hederifolium sunflower in the hot border a second flush of Astrantia ‘Buckland’ Lonicera … Continue reading

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Second Chances

The nibbled ‘Procyon’ dahlia that featured rather sadly last week has been joined by the sudden opening over the mild weekend of a second bud, currently perfect in its entirety – the comparative picture is rather deceptive, as this flower … Continue reading

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A Dahlia, Sort Of

After months of waiting there is something resembling a dahlia flower, but not a perfect one, in the hot border! Let me introduce ‘Procyon’, a decorative dahlia with a flowering period of July to October – pah! A few weeks … Continue reading

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Curly Wurly

Isn’t she lovely? Clematis integrifolia ‘Pastel Blue’, fully open in all her twistiness – it has been so intriguing watching her and her buds progress to this stage and she is obviously happy to be here. She was moved from … Continue reading

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