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......the good guys

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 09:53

Thanks 

......the good guys

Posted: 13/12/2013 at 22:41

Are they the ones that die back, I love a bargain! I have been told about an evergreen but have forgotten the name! 

Japanese anenome root cuttings

Posted: 13/12/2013 at 20:20

Do you think is too late?? Should I scrape back the soil and see or leave it be and hope it sets seed. I think I get greedy when I know I can multiply plants.

Japanese anenome root cuttings

Posted: 13/12/2013 at 19:40

I have just seen the end of carol Klein talking about root cuttings. When do you do these and how?? Can I from a plant only planted this year??

......the good guys

Posted: 13/12/2013 at 16:46

Break23 how much did you pay?? Have you researched how much you have saved??? Will they flower this coming year??

Fox gloves

Posted: 12/12/2013 at 19:31

I'm sure these were perennial, I'm usually so careful to ensure that. They were right next to a perennial sunflower , a pink and a white with crimsen spots. It's raining otherwise I would be out with my torch looking for the name. 

looks like i ke I may be routing around at dads for seedlings if my 2 don't come through, I hoped they would add some height and something for the bees. 

Fox gloves

Posted: 12/12/2013 at 19:02

I'm not sure of the variety. They flowered till about October then just the flower stem. I will route around for the plant labels, gosh again I am amazed at the type of variety. I hope they do last through till next year!

Fox gloves

Posted: 11/12/2013 at 22:10

So will my original plant last and flower again??

Fox gloves

Posted: 11/12/2013 at 21:24

Evening all

 

i took out 2 failing hollyhocks and replaced with 2 foxgloves. Apart from the fact that they looked stunning and had bees all over them. They were at the end of the flowering season but couldn't resist. I have planted and left alone and the flower stem is still on.

problem is I know nothing much about them. How long do they last for, are they only multiplied by seed. I have put them on the sunniest side of my garden as 'told' to by my dad. Any hints tips thoughts would be most welcome.

 

......the good guys

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 13:44

Oooh that's good to know. It's hellebores I'm particularly interested in and shade loving plants small compact types. Will have a look on eBay. 

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