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Lewisia advice please

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 17:01

Plant it on its side, growing out of a wall or something. Lewisias don't like wet in the crown.

Weed? ID help please

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 16:55

 Wood Avens . If you let that nice yellow flower form it's Velcro like seeds you will never get rid..


Also known as Geum urbanum.

How much bigger will my Alpines get

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 16:42

2 o clock looks like a campanula, again it will grow large.

How much bigger will my Alpines get

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 16:41

Taking it as a clockface.


12 o clock is a sempervivum, it will stay that size and grow slowly.


The one at 7  looks like snow in summer, cerastium, and is not an alpine but is used for ground cover. I would move it out on its own.


Sempervivums look good clumped together.

Plant ID please

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 13:51

Yellow tree peony, Paeonia lutea  var ludlowii


Molly the witch is herbaceous and has a reddish tinge to leaves.

Last edited: 29 May 2016 13:52:08

Bindweed in my compost bin

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 22:13

I'm currently emptying a tardis into old compost sacks. I have one tardis, two daleks, a rotol  and  two builders sacks full, and I'm running out of space.

Does anyone recognise this plant please

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 22:05

The one at the bottom is a dahlia.

Bindweed in my compost bin

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 21:37

It should be loose enough to extract any bindweed roots, but I would bag it and leave it for the summer before you use it. If there are any roots left, you will see them start to grow. If nothing grows, it will be ok for use as a mulch in the autumn.

Plant ID please

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 17:51

Potato

RHS Chelsea Commentary Box: Which Lupin colour?

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 07:42

You can get it as a plant, but easy to grow from a packet of seed now, for strong plants next year.

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