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Clematis montana to cover a 5' high fence

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 23:33

They all get pretty large, There are small varietys such as new dawn but the can still reach heights of 8m. Saying that you can prune them back after flowering to keep them under control.

Perennial Foxglove?????

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 20:49

No problem i was looking for the illumination and spotted them in the nursery.

Perennial Foxglove?????

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 19:55

I have bought some foxglove polka dot large plants for 2 pound from my local nursery they are suppost to be truely perrenial hardy and also sterile and look very similar to the foxglove illumination pink. They much cheaper just a heads up if anyone is wanting to replace there dead ones.

Digitalis

Posted: 03/05/2013 at 16:39

I found a foxglove called polkadot pippa which is similar in colour to the illumation pink, supposedly perrenial and is sterile. I bought a large one for £2 at my local nursery. Anyone ever grown one the follage is different to a normal foxglove.

The one on the right is the polkadot variety

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/23035.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

Floppy Cornflower seedlings

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 20:47

They have actually being grown in a mini greenhouse but they are on the middle shelf so perhaps its light thatnks for the reply

 

Floppy Cornflower seedlings

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 18:39

I have some cornflower seedlings they are only a couple of inches high but are a bit floppy. Is this normal or am i doing somthing wrong.

Your top performing MAUVE or PURPLE clematis!

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 18:24

I have a president which has lovely flowers.

I planted these bulbs ages ago and cant remember what they are

Posted: 24/04/2013 at 17:08

Looks like it when i have searched the net. Thanks very much!!

I planted these bulbs ages ago and cant remember what they are

Posted: 24/04/2013 at 16:58

Thanks for all the help

I planted these bulbs ages ago and cant remember what they are

Posted: 24/04/2013 at 16:56

Found them http://www.nodiggardener.co.uk/2013/04/scruffy-bulbs.html if you scroll down to the white flowers thats definately them.

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