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The ‘pom-pom’ like nature of its flower has also given rise to alternative names such as Lady’s pincushion, bachelor’s buttons and blue bonnets.
“Soft refreshing rain……Much needed….Looks good…..Smells good….Sounds soothing…”
Snow-in-summer is a fantastic plant for covering large areas including overhanging walls and slopes.
London Pride (Saxifraga x urbium ) is a sturdy wee plant that spreads well soon filling spaces in gardens where other plants would struggle.