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Cardoon


This fantastic pink flowering plant was growing on lots of walls when I visited the west coast of Scotland last week. Fantastic contrast with the wall and ferns. Does anyone know what it is, never seen it before.

Thanks!

Fairygirl

It's Phlox - don't know what kind though Cardoon 

Cardoon

Thanks fairygirl, I just think it's lovely. Will try to track down something similar and have a go at seeding in my walls.

 

Salino

..charming photo....

Fairygirl

They're quite easy to find Cardoon - most GCs and nurseries will have them at this time  of year and you can make a display quite easily in a container too. There are lots of nurseries which specialise as well.. We had tons of those ferns in the terrace walls at my last house. They loved the conditions. 

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