Ayesha the Magnificent19th September 2013 • In The Garden • Stephanie Donaldson
If there is a finer hydrangea than Ayesha, I have yet to see it. It’s lilac- blossom-type flowers are looking their best right now in shades of pink and green and cream each held on a pink stalk. I first saw this plant in the Barn Garden at Great Dixter, bought my plant in their nursery and it has thrived in our light, sandy soil ever since. Now if only it smelt of lilac………..