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Gardens Illustrated Magazine - - Contents -

ACROSS

1 Rose­mary or Melissa, say, seen near the kitchen? (4)

4 Genus of shrubs in the witch-hazel fam­ily, Roy clips so wildly (10)

9 A cul­ti­var of Pen­nise­tum alopecuroides – or car­rot-top? (3,4)

10 Gla­di­o­lus with white, pink-edged flow­ers – va­ri­ety of ‘hep cos’! (6)

11 Genus of shrubs with cream pen­dant flow­ers – partly white an­thers (4)

12 Sort of po­si­tion liked by eg Pul­monaria (5)

13 Part of car­rot seedling de­com­poses (4)

14 ‘Smoke bush’ genus – fan­tas­tic suc­tion (7)

16 Flavour of curly en­dive, say – sort of beer! (6)

17 Works hard and puts tree scion in an­other tree (6)

19 This fam­ily of ex­otic-look­ing plants has about 900 gen­era (7) 21 They mar pota­toes looks! (4) 22 Daisy-like flower in Anna’s ter­rar­ium (5)

24 Bor­der needs Carex plant (top re­moved) (4)

26 Clema­tis with pur­ple-white dainty flow­ers, sort of minute (6)

27 Thick fo­liage – en­closed by gazebo’s cage­work (7)

28 Con­fused Erica ‘Paris’ for knotweed genus (10) 29 A crim­son-flushed ap­ple’s the height of per­fec­tion! (4)

DOWN

2 Re­gret­fully hides a white dwarf rhodo­den­dron (5)

3 Don’t ban un­usual NT gar­dens in north Wales (7)

4 Ed­i­ble plant as­so­ci­ated with gar­den, land or wa­ter (5)

5 Some bred cap­sicums for florid dwarf del­phini­ums (7)

6 Flori­bunda rose with lilac-pink blooms – for­tu­nate! (5)

7 White-flow­er­ing Rho­dan­the (for­merly Helipterum) I re­port dam­aged (7) 8 Genus of busy lizzie (9) 14 The ‘cab­bage palm’ genus Rod nicely re-ar­ranged (9)

15 Char­ity for which pri­vate gar­dens open (3)

16 Broad­caster of broad bean ‘Coles’ ini­tially (3)

18 Shade/drought-tol­er­ant grasses, genus Fes­tuca (7) 19 Time of Ap­ple Day cel­e­bra­tion (7) 20 Ja­panese art of ar­rang­ing flow­ers – twisted in a beak (7)

22 Bushy pe­largo­nium with splotched red flow­ers, na­tive of Mex­ico once (5)

23 Pink hol­ly­hock species – clas­sic cot­tage gar­den flower (5)

25 Name of strik­ing, yel­low au­ric­ula in bog, Leam­ing­ton (5) SO­LU­TIONS TO THIS MONTH’S CROSS­WORD WILL BE PRINTED NEXT MONTH

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