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26/04/2014 at 18:51

Came home to a wind damaged Dicentra today

About 3 of the stems had been ripped out by the wind which has come out of nowhere 

Managed to prop it up to a certain extent and move it to a more sheltered spot so it doesnt look so bad 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43722.jpg?width=350

 It looks better in the flesh, its just that the wind is so relentless

26/04/2014 at 18:54

I hate wind more than anything - been swirling round here today too.  Looks like you've done a good rescue job

26/04/2014 at 18:56

It still looks OK it the photo Matt. They are very fragile though tough as old boots in hardiness. I removed the supporting weeds from one today and fear collapse at the first gust

26/04/2014 at 18:56

I've rescued it so that at least it comes back well again next year! Would be nothing worse than the whole plant snapping and dying on me due to a lack of photosynthesis 

Hopefully the bumblebees can enjoy whats left of it more than I can

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