Dovefromabove


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Plant ID, Rose

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 14:13

I'm back - I took your photo with me, but although there were several that were nearly right, nothing seemed quite the right match.


Why not contact Peter Beales' Classic Roses https://www.classicroses.co.uk/ with a copy of your photo and see what they say? 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 08:02

Topbird - couldn't put it better myself 


But to deal with even more immediate issues - the forecast is fine for our rose viewing - and I will get the bedlinen on the line in a few minutes 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 06:15

Looks like pensions will be taking a huge hit - less pocket money for plants 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 05:33

Well ................... Thank goodness I've got some roses to go and see today .......................

Last edited: 24 June 2016 05:33:58

Any optimists out there?

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 23:10

June is haymaking time. The weather was ever thus, and the gardens of the UK are famous for their beauty. 


my glass is half full, (even if it contains soft rainwater ). 

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 20:06

Hello   I'm back - solicitor impressed with my files and is going to deal with probate for both parents, picking up Pa's from where we'd got to when Ma turned poorly.  


Lots of banging, crashing and flashing going on in the heavens this evening, but it was dry today - I had my top down driving down to Suffolk and back 


Looking forward to our outing tomorrow BL - the forecast looks fine, but I'll bring my brolly just in case.  


Now I'm going to flollop on the sofa 'cos I'm 

cucumbers

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 19:53

They'll be F1 hybrids - the product of the cross-pollination of two different parent varieties.  This is why they are so expensive - the cross has to be reproduced afresh each season. 


More info here  https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=710 


ID for young shrub, please.

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 12:44

Yes snowberry.  Used to be used in woodlands as pheasant cover.  Suckers and spreads. 

Can anyone please help with naming this plant?

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 11:18

And of course the petals of Erysimum and Hesperis are very similar, as are those of all their relatives in the Brassica family


http://www.wildflowers-and-weeds.com/Plant_Families/Brassicaceae.htm 


Can anyone please help with naming this plant?

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 10:31

The leaves are wrong for Erysimum.

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