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16/05/2012 at 19:12

please could someone advise me on the names of the plants/shrubs in the photo's,the purple one is from my nieces garden in sydney..

the yellow one is very popular around this area,and i had one in my garden until the builder killed it,

i would very much like to purchase these if at al possible,

i am very new to looking after a garden so all help would be much appreciated


16/05/2012 at 19:17

The first one is an Aeonium and the second one looks like a Potentilla  If your niece can spare one of the rosettes of the Aeonium you can put it into some compost and it will root

Pam x

16/05/2012 at 19:28

I'll second those I/Ds

16/05/2012 at 19:31

thank you so much Pam,unfortunately sydneys a long way to go for a plant ,not that i would not like to go again,but only been back 2 months...

 i will definately get a potentilla though...

very best wishes to you


ps i will be back for more im sure!!!

16/05/2012 at 19:41

thanks Paul,keep watching this space i will be back!!!

16/05/2012 at 19:44

If you in the UK, both are available over here.

16/05/2012 at 19:50

yes i live in Heysham on the north west coast of england,so i will be out this weekend looking for them....thanks to you kind people...

16/05/2012 at 20:03

That Aeonium will need to spend the winter indoors, lovely plant but it did not even survive in the garage.

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