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Tulip varieties: Ronaldo, Lasting Love, Apricot Beauty, Evergreen

Tyntesfield. Early Spring.

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Flowering knapweed, Centaurea nigra, in the upper meadows.

Ashton Court, Bristol. Summer.

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Anemone hupehensis seed heads.

Double House, Bristol. Autumn.

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Many unusual varieties such as Stipa pseudoichu and the deep orange of Zinnia elegans 'Benary's Giant Orange' are on display and available as seed

Special Plants Nursery. Late Summer.

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Crab Apples with Frost

Double House, Bristol. Winter.

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Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea in autumn hues and the seed heads of Allium 'Summer Drummer' still standing.

Special Plants Nursery. Autumn.

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A contemporary extension houses the kitchen whilst the hard landscaping consists of materials saved from dismantled outbuildings

Double House, Bristol. Summer.

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