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14/07/2013 at 10:18

Hi, I have 4 plants which seem to grow pretty well in my garden and I would like to buy a few more. I don't have much knowledge of gardening so my terminology will probably be pretty basic here.

The 1st one grows some dark red leaves in the spring. It keeps its green leaves all year and so far has grown to about 40 cm high.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27422.jpg?width=682&height=350&mode=max

 The 2nd one also stays green all year rond but in the spring shows some pink leaves which die off. This has so far grown to about 50cm high.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27423.jpg?width=682&height=350&mode=max

 The next one stays green all year, has grown abut 30-40 cm high and about 60 cm wide. This also produces some flowers in spring. They're either pink or red but I can't remember.

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27424.jpg?width=682&height=350&mode=max

And the last one. This is a purple colour. This kind of dies off to a degree in the autumn/winter and returns the following year,

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27425.jpg?width=682&height=350&mode=max

Thanks in advance,

Paul 

 

14/07/2013 at 10:47

Hey Paul!

The pics are a little hard to make out.

|The first two look like azalea - they stay green all year (evergreen) and mine do red/pink leaves in spring just before they flower.  https://www.jparkers.co.uk/plant-1009921--1/azalea-collection-dwarf/

The third one is a lovely heather! Wish I could grow these https://www.jparkers.co.uk/plant-1004024--1/heathers-summer-and-winter/

The last one looks like heuchera - http://www.thompson-morgan.com/flowers/all-other-seeds-and-plants/heuchera-hybrida-melting-fire/tt03815TM

Hope this helps.  I also find this site amazing for finding out which plants are what and how to look after them - http://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants

x

 

14/07/2013 at 10:48

Hiya,

The last one is a Heuchera. I am finding it difficult to see the others due to the glare of the sun, not usuallly a probem we have!

14/07/2013 at 12:21

Thanks for the replies, You're right lizness, Sunshine is a rarity in these parts .

I'll try and get some pictures thsi evenign when the sun is low. May be better quality then.

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