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THE KNOT GARDEN

It's been a windy couple of days, as you will no doubt spot in the photographs.  Just as well I put in all the plant supports I had last week.  The Knot Garden is looking at its best at the moment, so most of the post is about the plants that grow there. 
Many of the Iris have opened up.  
1. Iris Codicil and Acoma Here we have Codicil on the left and Acoma in the right, both from Cayeux nursery that I mentioned last week.

Lurking near the bottom of the frame you'll see a few rather underwhelming alliums.  These are the quite pricey Globemaster.  I hope they put on a better show next year.


2. The Purple and Lilac Border This is a view down the border which I'm trying to restrict to purple and lilac tones with a touch of pale yellow.  

3. Iris Bal Masque Another Iris from Cayeux. 




4. White Iris and Cow Parsley Being surrounded by farmland and country hedgerows, we are never far from some Anthriscus Sylvestris, and when some seeds itself around the edge of the garden, I let…

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