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autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 11:27

The value of grey plants is very high in the autmn.  T


his is Convolvulus cneorum.

autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 11:22

Some more pictures which show colour in my garden 07.12.12.  Firstly the never disappointing jasmine nudiflorum.


autumn colour

Posted: 05/12/2012 at 14:41

For autumn flowers, Mahonia bealei takes some beating.  This is in my friend's garden today.05..12.12.


autumn colour

Posted: 02/12/2012 at 16:15

White is also a colour and cylamen and heather come in white in my winter planter.  Here it is on 2nd of December unscathed by the recent rain and frost.


autumn colour

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:21

A good climber for autumn colour seen at the Bristol Univ, Bot, Garden on 29.11.12


autumn colour

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 11:08


Yellow chard under an olive tree at the Bristol Botanic Garden yesterday.  

autumn colour

Posted: 29/11/2012 at 17:18

The most brilliant red in the Bristol Univ. Botanic Garden


, 29.11.12.

autumn colour

Posted: 20/11/2012 at 10:01

Yes, the last of the trees to get denuded in Bristol this year are the oaks and the leaves are falling fast today from them as it is wet and windy.  But that only emphasises the bright red berries and leaves of the cotoneaster and my are they blazing out to all and sundry.  will post a picture later.

autumn colour

Posted: 19/11/2012 at 19:25

Late autumn colour from the acers in the Bristol Univ. Bot. Garden.


autumn colour

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 15:30

And still the lovely autumn colour gets better and better.  Even my Green Daleks look glamorous framed by the golden leaves of the weigela.

 And the wonderful red leaves on my Rhododendron "


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