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Graham Rice Garden writer and plantsman Northamptonshire and Pennsylvania

Editor-in-Chief of the RHS Encyclopedia of Perennials; writer for a wide range of newspapers and magazines including The Garden and The Plantsman; member of the RHS Herbaceous Plant Committee and Floral Trials Committee; author of many books on plants and gardens.

  • Date Joined: 18 Oct 2006

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  • Choisya ‘Royal Lace’: New for containers

    Graham Rice on 11 Nov 2013 at 01:10 PM

    Since the arrival on the scene of Choisya ternata Sundance (‘Lich’) back in the 1980s, there’s been a steady succession of new choisyas. In June 2009 I brought you news of White Dazzler (‘Londaz') , then in April last year there was Choisya ‘Aztec Gold’ . Now, there’s another, ‘Royal Lace’ - and... Read More...

  • Choisya ‘Aztec Gold’: New from Hillier

    Graham Rice on 28 Apr 2012 at 10:39 AM

    Yellow-leaved Choisya Sundance (‘Lich’) is one of the most popular shrubs in the country. At its best, it’s superb but it does have its problems . Now Hillier have raised and introduced a new and improved golden leaved choisya called ‘Aztec Gold’. ‘Aztec Gold’ (left, click to enlarge) is an attractive... Read More...

  • Choisya White Dazzler

    Graham Rice on 05 Jun 2009 at 02:43 PM

    This is a plant that takes choisyas to a new level. We all love the long flowering season and orange-blossom fragrance of Choisya ternata and then there was the yellow leaved ‘Sundance' and narrow-leaved ‘Aztec Pearl'. Now we have Choisya x dewitteana White Dazzler (‘Londaz'). Another from... Read More...