As I mentioned in my post on Monday; on my return from Amsterdam to see the tulips my own garden had exploded into full growth mode.
When I left tulips were still looking amazing and there were buds forming on the bearded Iris. Now all the tulips are just a memory and the Irises are in their full glory. Continue reading
Although I don’t have a Sissinghurst-type white garden as part of my garden I do love white flowers. They add pools of light in dark shady areas and are, for me, essential to have on the terrace or near it because they seem to be luminous in the evening as dust and then night arrives.
Here are the white flowers in the garden during the first week in May.
Iris ‘Immortality’, a lovely pure white
The above you’re seen in my post about Irises, but worth seeing again I feel.
Philadephus is filling the garden with its wonderful perfume
Rosa Sally Holmes
Unknown name white Cistus
Aquilegea vulgaris alba
Aquilegea vulgaris alba with Allium Roseum
cerastium tomentosum – snow in summer
Photinia flowers, the bees love them
Allium Roseum are actually native here and people are surprised I bought them for the garden