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Blueberry Tree

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 23:38

Lidl is selling Blueberry bushes for £3.99 from 14th August if you have a store locally or your family has.

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 22:15

Well now doesn't that tick all the boxes!!!  Flower size, Jojo on the other thread said that Aldi and Lidl used the same supplier, the first picture looks exactly like mine - the buds are "justa" like that 

Thank you very much for taking the trouble you have to help, I really appreciate it  

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 20:41

Hi Richard,  I understood that the viticella group had smaller flowers and therefore my clematis could belong to that group - the flowers on my clematis are only 5cm in diameter and seemed to be too small for the large flowered ones which had been suggested. I think I may not have explained myself properly! 

David explained why it could be that my clematis has small flowers earlier in this thread if it is HF Young...

However I am open to those who know better than me. It does look like 'Justa' except as I said the end of the petals on my plant seem more rounded than the pictures I have seen of Justa...are the size of the flowers on Justa the same as mine?

 

 

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 11:57

Thanks David, that's very interesting.

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 20:50

Thanks Dovefromabove. I agree that the petals do seem rounder. On my earlier thread it was suggested it could be 'Justa' but again the petals look too pointy. Justa however is a viticella - they usually have smaller flowers....

when you google these clematis you get so many different photos you don't know what to believe 

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 09:34

HF Young was one of the  varieties suggested by a forum member on my earlier thread but dismissd by another due to flowering times. Having looked at the pictures (they vary very widely) and read  how free flowering and compact it is I do believe this is my clematis. Sounds as though I couldn't have picked a better one!

The link below describes it well and the pictures match too.

Many thanks 

http://www.degroot-inc.com/product_info.php?products_id=216

Trailing begonias in hanging baskets

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 22:36

A lovely basket  Pandora - well done. I save mine from year to year, well worth the effort.

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 22:17

Hi Emma, all the flowers measure between 5-6cm in diameter. Could it be they are small flowers because it is a young plant? 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/56176.jpg?width=350

 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/56178.jpg?width=350

 The flowers do fade to what looks like a blue when they  age.

I thought that the variety would be a common/popular one that is easily propagated like Hagley Hybrid for me to be able to pick up 2 clematis for £7.  Thanks.

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 15:43

I had to edit my post Fidgetbones - you were not hallucinating. The pic. did not appear when I first posted, don't know why!

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 15:28

Hi, bought 2 clematis from Lidl  just labelled 'summer flowering'. The forum identified one as Hagley Hybrid but we couldn't id the other. It is not large flowered - flowers are approx 5cm across and it has been flowering since July.  I would be grateful if you could id it for me. Thanks

 

  

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/56119.jpg?width=500&height=350&mode=max

 

 

 

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