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Clematis id needed

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 13:55

Hi, I bought two clematis from Lidl for £7 a few weeks ago. One in a pink sleeve the other in a mauve one. They are both now flowering  and I wondered if anyone could id them for me. I'm thinking they should be  well known, easy to propagate  varieties....I'm really pleased with both. Hoping you can help!

 

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Identification & Advice please

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 23:07

Arum maculatum - Lords and Ladies aka Cuckoopint.....wild flower probably brought in by the birds. Most things in the garden are poisonous!!

Friend or Foe

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 22:28

I know this as the papyrus plant - Cyperus papyrus...

Plant identification

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 01:37

Oleander

another id thread

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 23:44

I'd say privet in flower too.

Clematis problem with leaves

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 22:58

Hi Amabel, have you planted them  in the ground or in pots?

Pleased to have a new garden visitor.

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 19:40

Pansyface,sorry but I have to correct you -  it's the juvenilles that have the red cap and the male adults have red on the back of their necks.

Jack, it is a chick from this summer that is visiting you at the moment.

Identifying plants given as a gift years ago

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 23:27

A bit more detail...Cistus purpureus, Geranium molle or dove's foot cranesbill (wild flower), Vinca minor.

Ivy! Around my tree

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 23:17

Cut the ivy at the base. The ivy attached to the tree will then die and will be easier to remove. Any regrowth from the base can be treated with glysophate - avaiable from most stores.

Identifying plants given as a gift years ago

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 23:13

Cistus

Geranium

Vinca

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