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1 Plant of Erysi­mum genus – a lone one on the bor­der at so­cial events? (10)

7 Seed con­tain­ers of eg hon­esty flower (4)

9 Pollen-re­ceiv­ing part of flower – dis­grace­ful sign? (6) 10 Ripe and read­ily avail­able (2,6) 11 Dwarf, yel­low-flow­er­ing rhodo­den­dron’s great Lon­don ar­chi­tect? (4)

12 Sharp pro­jec­tions on eg a leaf mar­gin (5) 13 Lux­u­ri­ant… part of Aes­cu­lus

hip­pocas­tanum (4) 15 Sheila mod­i­fied a genus of the ‘Snow­drop’ tree, aka Sil­ver­bell (7)

17 Ever­green flow­er­ing shrub with bril­liant spring fo­liage (6)

19 A pachysan­dra with white/brown flow­ers – no alga, per­haps (6)

21 Con­sen­sus: it’s a cold-hardy, blue-black grape va­ri­ety (7)

23 An Austen hero­ine’s pink­flow­ered di­as­cia (4)

25 Sweet pea with pink/white flow­ers – a heav­enly sight? (5) 26 Zest of an or­ange, say (4) 27 Bright scar­let tulip – if rule is changed (8)

29 A species of lace­cap hy­drangea… some wasp erad­i­cated (6)

30 Tiny, flow­er­less plant not wel­come in lawn (4) 31 Com­mon name of Li­a­tris spi­cata – ‘Merry plume’? (10)

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2 The snap­dragon genus (11) 3 Name of Scot­land’s most ex­otic botanic gar­den – move along! (5)

4 Eg green­houses need­ing wall sup­port (4-3)

5 De­cid­u­ous shrub with bell-shaped flow­ers eg ‘Bris­tol Ruby’ (7)

6 Fruit of a thorny shrub – pink and trendy (7)

7 A gem of a white-flow­er­ing strep­to­car­pus? (5)

8 A se­ries of dou­ble-flow­er­ing petu­nias – partly de­cid­u­ous (3)

14 Plant of Euony­mus genus – badly splin­tered by end of axe (7,4)

16 A late-crop­ping rasp­berry with firm fruits– a heav­enly sign! (3)

18 An April-flow­er­ing, frilly pink cherry – found in Cale­do­nia! (3)

20 The habit of Cean­othus ‘Cas­cade’ … cre­ates cha­grin (7)

21 Un­usual cyme for hairy-leaved herb used as fer­tiliser (7) 22 Hazel’s fruit con­tainer? (3,4) 24 Fir genus – dis­ease from mad dogs, not right! (5)

26 A pale-yel­low nar­cis­sus, be­gins with hard fruit seed (5)

28 An He­le­nium se­ries – ‘Fly­ing Saucer’? (3)

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