Spot­ters’ guide

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POMPON

Neat spheres of semi-furled flow­ers, such as apri­cot ‘Jodie Wilkin­son’. Flow­ers June-frosts. H1.2m (4ft) S60cm (2ft)

SIN­GLE/PE­ONY

Open, daisy-shaped flow­ers such as red ‘Bishop of Llandaff’ shown. Flow­ers

July-Sept. H1.1m (43in) S45cm (18in)

CAC­TUS

Ruf­fled blooms with tubu­lar pointed petals such as ‘Black Nar­cis­sus’; July-Sept. H1m (3ft 3in) S40cm (16in)

WATERLILY

Broad petals, ei­ther flat or curved in­wards such as pink ‘Pearl of Heem­st­ede’; July-frosts. H90cm (3ft) S50cm (20in)

COLLARETTE

Outer ring of petals is ac­com­pa­nied by an in­ner col­lar of ruf­fles, such as ‘Hoo­te­nanny’; June-frosts. H90cm (3ft) S60cm (2ft)

HONKA

Rolled petals that are thin and pointed like a star, such as ‘Honka Sur­prise’; July-Oct. H50cm (20in) S40cm (16in)

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