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Plant I-D

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:29

Sedum spathulifolium Cape Blanco. And there are a couple of other cultivars of this species too. S.s purpureum and S.s aureum and a very rare one called S.S.s. William Rollinson (or something like that, without going and finding the label in the garden).

 

What will grow in my woody area

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 21:26

Anemone nemorosa would grow there for Spring colour.

Plant Identification

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 15:25

First one is a paeony.  The next ones look like bulbs. final one could be Kerria, but that is a guess.

Strawberry Death

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 12:59

Check in the compost for Vine weevil grubs. They eat the roots of Strawberries. Otherwise it sounds like you may have over watered it in winter when it was dormant.

New Camellia - Jupiter

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 17:48

Basically anywhere where the flowers are not hit by the sun when there is frost on them.

Topsoil

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 15:50

At that depth you would need 2.25 cubic metres of dressing. Though as said, that depth would kill the grass.

I.D. please

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 17:45

Iberis sempervirens.

Cyclaman coum

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 17:41

Interesting to see a picture of your Cyclamen.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 09:08

C. flexuosa is always blue or blue and white, never purple or pink. It is also does not grow from a corm, rather it has scaly roots which is what makes it easy to propagate from division. Also it grows over Winter then dies down in mid-summer and starts again in autumn. C. solida ( and others) grow from corms. They begin in Spring, flower and set seed and have disappeared by early summer. They are a bit like Crocus and Snowdrops in that respect.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 20:51

Sorry Puncdoc, but No 5 is Corydalis solida. Flowers and foliage are different with C. flexuosa. I have a large number of C. solida in all sorts of colours, but there a dozens and dozens more I would like to get, but the prices...........sheesh!

Sorry, I cannot find a decent picture of any of my solida to show you.

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Fascinating discovery

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How very frustrating.......

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More work!

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Silly question of the day!

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First Hellebore!

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