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Why is it White when it was Purple?

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 22:34

I found this tonight looking for a Cornus. Maybe the weather does have something to do with it.

Cornus kousa 'Miss Satomi' is an exceptionally free flowering selection with masses of large, rich-pink flower bracts in June. On occasions white flowers may be borne, sometimes on the north side of the plant whilst the south facing aspect has pink flowers.


Fast growing shrub

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 22:25

If you got a holly or berberis they may think twice about cocking their legs.


Posted: 05/07/2014 at 22:02

If they all bolted, wouldn't it be worth trying spring planted onions instead? I found autumn planted ones were not worth the space they took up.

Can anyone tell me what this plant is?

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 21:06

Well i"d narrow it down to Lamiacae .

 Maybe watermint?  Where is it growing, height, soil etc?

Zone Planting Guide

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:48

RHS zones are more use in Britain.  American zoning is very different because of the increased rainfall we have here in Winter.

Plant Ideas Needed

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:43

Knautia macedonica Melton pastels have about 4 to 5 ft height and lots of flowers the bees like.

Worried this is Japanese Knotweed!

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:41

Hellebore seedling?

Def Not JKW

Why is it White when it was Purple?

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:27

I have had a few strange colours this year. My Rosa filipes seedling that normally has a pink bud, but opens to white,has all pink flowers at the top of the hawthorn where it gets more sunshine. The rest of the flowers are white.

I have a dahlia,that for 2 years has been peach and coral, but this year is opening a much deeper colour.

certainly some sweet peas that I have are a much deeper colour than on the packet. I have put it down to the weather. I cant see what else would be different. The dahlias are in a different position, but the rose is neither pruned nor fed.

I.D. Required please

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:05

Could we have a close up of the flower?

Another ID req in the Sponge Garden please

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:01

Mine are all bent over too. My problem is that the overwintered plants look like dandelions and are in great danger of being dug out.

The flowers are almost identical to Catananche, or cupids dart when open, but the buds and plant habit are different.

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