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Colchicum autumnale from seed

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 12:03

Yes, best sown fresh and left to weather over theSummer and then get good and frosted in Winter. Germination is usually in Spring when the leaves on the mother bulbs come out.

They just need keeping moist and protection from rodents until they begin to grow. Patience is needed, they take about 5 years plus to reach flowering size.

Plant I-D

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 21:12

Also look out for any of the Silver saxifrages. They make nice low growing cushions like the Sedum and the Rosularia.

Plant I-D

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 12:39

Might I suggest that if you want similar tight growing plants, that you look for Rosularia. These are related to Sedums, but are a lot less prone to ramp.

 

The Sedum spath is S.s. William Pascoe. I went and found it in the garden.

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.

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