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Perennial Indentification

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:42

One of the Comfreys?


Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:36


Absolutely - I've been all growed up for a while  so cake it is  

No drooling allowed Fraxinus - only eating 


Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:33

Welcome to all the newbies- I hope you enjoy the chat and info. So many new people I can't keep up..must be my age...

Lovely pic Pam - you should put it on the Gallery thread as well. It's quite clear when you enlarge 


Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:28

It would be worth it though Panda...

Perennial Indentification

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:28

I know you've said it's a perennial but I was wondering if it was a Pieris? Gaultheria also have flowers like that but the foliage is small.


Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:25

That's lovely Dove, but what's everyone else having.....

Perennial Indentification

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:24

Phill - do you mean each individual leaf is palm sized, or do you mean a palmate shape with each leaf being an oval?


Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:18

I'll give you a shout tomorrow Panda....half five /six be alright? 

Lousy weather here today - thundery showers that last for about forty minutes and only around 13/14 degrees. 

Still - my grass looks nice 

That looks a  bit like the cake daughter brought home last night - she only had one piece for me though...honestly, it's just not good enough for a woman of my age...

Cake would be nice right now Dove..hint hint ..

Which variety of Buddleja would this be ?

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:07

I've got two Belle Etoile, bought last year, but the leaves are softer and brighter. Maybe because they're young plants though?

Only pic I have is a bit blurry 

Talkback: Growing Russian vine

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 15:59

A montana type Clematis would be a much better alternative for your site Gerry. Best in the ground though- none of these would do well in pots as they're too restricted by them. You'll get flowers in spring and you can just prune it to keep it where you want it. Readily available - pale pink or white varieties. The white 'Grandiflorum' is particularly attractive I think. 

Alternatively - if you have to use pots - there are loads of Clematis which will be happy on your fence but they'll need quite a bit of attention to keep them happy unless the pots are very big. Clematis are hungry plants.

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