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The scarlet avens was to be found generally in the Victorian country cottage garden rather than the town or more formal garden. The avens was a rosaceous plant, and Victorian England had two 'wildings' of the tribe - the common…

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The Almond

During Victorian times the almost tree was grown in gardens less for its fruit than for its delightful flowers and greenery. It as so easy to grow that Hibberd felt in no need to elaborate further.   Information and image…

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