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as some but superb eaten cold.'Pink Duke of York' (first early)Distinctive long shape, nutty and creamy, suitable for roasting and boiling. Waxy, firm and easy to grow.'Ratte' (maincrop)Pink skin survives cooking. Less waxy than others, but holds together
shieldbugs. Cyphostethus tristriatus is a crisp emerald green, with a striking orange-pink boomerang mark on each wingcase. It feeds on the young cones, but never enough to do any damage to these most vigorous of trees.It’s sometimes called the juniper
blown away by their scent. I also like Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’, which produces clusters of tiny rose-pink flowers on bare stems from October to March. However, I’ve seen too many viburnums growing in ‘municipal’ settings to want to grow them in my
: The wood anemone. You don’t have to have a wood to grow this little plant. Underneath deciduous shrubs or in a shady corner will do fine. Also comes in white and a sort of washy pink. But I would stick with the first two.