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17/06/2013 at 19:42

 can anyone tell me if the plant in the pocture is the same as the one shown in the book please as i dont want to chuck it out if its going to come back next year thankkk youuuu 

17/06/2013 at 19:44

 sorry this is the plant 

17/06/2013 at 20:56

Don't think it's the same as in the book, can't see any pink, but think it is a perennial, looks pretty, not taking up much room I'd leave it there.

17/06/2013 at 21:04

It looks like an argyranthemum. If so it won't survive winter unless you're in a very sheltered site. Take cuttings in August, or lift and keep in a frost free conservatory or greenhouse.

17/06/2013 at 21:24

They look like different plants, the leaves look different

17/06/2013 at 22:53

it may not be exactly the same one but there are lots of them. the dianthus or something leaning in from the side confuses the pic abit

17/06/2013 at 23:51

Darren sure you have an argyranthemum.  It's tender so you could lose it over winter. I take cuttings of mine in August......non flowering shoots about 3" long in compost and perlite mix in trays.   By end September they are growing away.  I leave them in their trays until March or so and then pot them into 9 cm pots.  They will make good flowering plants ext summer

18/06/2013 at 06:29

Don't forget you'll need to keep the cuttings in a frostfree place over winter.

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