Over the past 30 years the range of hybrid hellebores has become evermore alluring. These are some of the extraordinary new strains raised by Hertfordshire breeder Lorna Jones. Selection chosen by John Hoyland. Photographs by Rachel Warne.
All camellias provide a vivid splash of colour when little else is in flower. Here is a gallery of Noël Kingsbury's favourite early blooms. Photos by Annaïck Guitteny.
In the first of a year-long series, head gardener Mat Reese chooses ten of his favourite plants to bring some cheer to the cold days of February. Photographs by Jason Ingram.