Back in 2013, I followed the late Geoff Hamilton's advice, visiting a nursery or garden centre each month to purchase a plant which was in flower. This should have ensured that I had something blooming in my garden every month of the year.
In March 2013, I bought a Pulmonaria angustifolia Blaues Meer, or Blue Cowslip. It's supposed to be able to survive harsh winters but unfortunately, my plant has disappeared completely.
Now that the Pulmonaria has vanished, there's a flowering gap in my garden so I paid a visit to a nearby garden centre and made a purchase.
This is Anemone Harmony Pearl. I've never grown Anemones before but they're lovely plants with such pretty flowers. When I bought the plant, its first flower was just beginning to open.
It's a nice size plant for the cost, just £1.50, and it has some healthy foliage.
As you can see, there's more buds too so it should provide some much welcome colour.
Since purchasing the plant, the first flower has opened up.
It's now blooming fully. It's such a gorgeous colour.
Close up, this flower is amazing.
I'm hoping that this plant lasts longer than the pulmonaria did.
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