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Plant ID please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 10:43

Feel free to disagree Berghill - it's a good while since I've seen Russian stonecrop 'in the flesh' so to speak 

Ichneumon wasp

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 10:42

How strange - caterpillars don't eat flies  odd behaviour!  

I think those are Small Tortoiseshell caterpillars 

Plantus Unidentifidous

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 10:31

The sand will explain why the slugs/snails didn't attack it when it was young and vulnerable!!!  Good instinctive gardening skills there Clari!!! 

Iceberg scent?

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 10:29

Hi Lisa

The Classic Roses website lists Iceberg Climbing as having 'some scent - 4/10'  in other words, not a lot.

http://www.classicroses.co.uk/products/roses/iceberg-climber/

Don't think there's anything you can do to change what is in it's nature.

If you use the search facility at the side of the above website you will be able to find other roses with more pronounced scent.

Plant ID please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 09:46

Well, I'm fairly certain that's what it is - it certainly looks like it 

Plantus Unidentifidous

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 09:45

Ichneumon wasp

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 09:45

Did you see them on Springwatch?

Taking caterpillars into underground tunnels and laying an egg in them  for their offspring to feed off.  Nature's amazing!  Who needs sprays to kill bugs?  

There's something out there to get all of them if we look after Nature.

The exception that proves the rule is of course the Lily Beetle, but it's our fault it has no predators here - we introduced it, even if unintentionally 

Besides, I'm a predator of Lily Beetles 

Plant ID please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 09:41

Russian stonecrop - sedum Kamtschaticum 

Plant ID please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 09:41

Don't worry about which board - most of us just look at Latest Posts and New Posts totally indiscriminately! 

Plant ID please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 09:40

Possibly Sedum kamtschaticum - Russian stonecrop

http://www.perennials.com/plants/sedum-kamtschaticum.html 

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