Tag: Scilla

Alpine House February 2018

Have you seen the Alpine House?

Worth a visit; the Alpine House is displaying the best of spring colour. It is undeniable that protected cultivation allows a display of colour and interest to get…

Primula vulgaris - Pin eyed flower. Photo by Tony Garn

A spring favourite leaping continents

Used as we are to the yellow flowers of the Primrose, there are colour variations of this species which we are lessPrimula vulgaris familiar with. A native to…

Scilla peruviana

A Mediterranean treat for the fine weather

At 4.30 am on the 29th May the sun rose and burnt a continuous groove in the sunshine recording card until a cloud passed over the garden at…

Decomposing leaf with cellulose much reduced and reducing lignin

Spring bulbs and leaf mould

Spring bulbs are making their presence known; the Crocus cultivars are in flower on the west slope from Inverleith House and at the east gate. Groups of Narcissus…

Narcissus

Highlights: 2.4.07

The magnolias continue to impress. The following three white-flowered species are on the east side of the Copse: M. stellata from Japan, Honshu M. denudata from Eastern China…