Pink Fairy Bells Colchicaceae
An amazing new Disporum found on Shirui Mountain, Manipur, India. A vigorous clone producing masses of plummy pink flowers in spring followed by black berries. Sun or part-shade. In all the years we have been growing Disporum, this is a very exciting colour break. Most Disporum being either white or maroon.
Elwes's Snowdrop 'Faint Heart' Amaryllidaceae
NEW A G. elwesii with large flowers. The beautifully ballooned outer segments reaching 2.5 cm. Inner segments are marked with a fading heart shape and narrow 'V' at the apex. Paul Barney, Pangbourne, 2011 Ht 18 cm. Possibly a cross with G. nivalis. Vigorous.
Elwes's Snowdrop 'Wessex Titan' Amaryllidaceae
NEW A giant elwesii with very large flowers and strong honey scent. Outer segments reaching 4.5 cm. Paul Barney, Ashampstead, 2011 Ht 23 cm. I found this lovely elwesii growing in a garden in Ashampstead, Berkshire. It has bulbs the size of a large daffodil. Similar to Galanthus elwesii 'Yvonne Hay' but has a very good scent & is 2 weeks later to flower. Bulks up quickly.