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Penguin-Backed Caterpillar

May 17, 2010

I have a friend who is, shall we say, very much in to penguins. She now has me seeing penguin images everywhere; including on a caterpillar I saw this morning at the Whetstone Park of […]

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Ceramic Tile Murals

February 15, 2010

rosa ‘Blueberry Hill‘ Tile Set by Brian D Gryphon Described as a mauve blend Floribunda rose, this hybrid from 1997 puts out lots of blooms with light scent but great colour. Here we have everything […]

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rosa ‘Proud Mary’

October 23, 2009

rosa ‘Proud Mary’ by Brian Gryphon This is a not very well-known hybrid from 1991 which should be more popular. It has great colour and, as illustrated here, the blooms and buds have great shape. […]

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canna ‘Stuttgart’

September 20, 2009

canna ‘Stuttgart’ 2019 by Brian Gryphon, Photographer Soft orange flowers bloom over variegated green and white foliage. Although it can’t withstand the cold winters north of zone 7 it prefers shaded heat and wet feet; […]

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German Iris

August 3, 2009

From Roses That Last at CafePress German (or Bearded) Iris are loved for their fascinating design and sturdy, vigorous growth habit. They are hardy, disease and drought-resistant plants. Long blooming in late spring and early […]

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r. ‘Cantabrigiensis’

August 3, 2008

rosa Cantabrigiensis Throw Pillow, from the Roses That Last Shoppe. Shrub rose from the University of Cambridge Botanic Garden- from the early 30’s. Single white flowers around cluster of bright yellow stamen; partial sunlight shows […]