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Graham Rice's New Plants Blog

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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  • New Australian drought-lover

    Graham Rice on 29 Oct 2008 at 11:29 AM

    When I worked in the Alpine Department at Kew - let's just say we measure the time in decades ago not just years - we used to grow a plant in called Ptilotus bigelovii . It featured lovely silvery plumes crowded with slender reddish flowers and always attracted interest. But it was difficult to grow... Read More...