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Lillies

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 09:53

Asiatic lilies don't have much smell. The oriental tree lilies have loads of perfume. The best for perfume are the white Regale or Longiflorums.

These are L. henryi. Not much perfume but a nice clash (very dixterish) with dark leaved red dahlias.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/86895.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 

sweetcorn

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 09:48

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/86890.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 They'll get there. I never plant out until June. we will be eating them in September. female flowers are just showing silks now. (the lilies are in pots at the side of that veg bed.)

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 20:10

Interesting site for plant porn, ther, Nut.

I've bookmarked it

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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 20:01

Picked the last of the blackcurrants and gooseberries.

I think I am going to dig all the goosegogs out, I only grew them for dad. I get prickled to death, picking them. Of course its been a bumper crop  this year.

Topped and tailed now,I'll stick them in the freezer until I find a willing  recipient.

Plant Identification

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 19:51

Hibiscus

 

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:48

A close up always help.

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:32

Have you got a close up of the flower head?

 

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:28

Phlox paniculata. Dont know the variety. Nice purple.

 

Echi what?

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 09:09

Ugh. I dont like the brown flowers. I prefer the annuals, cherokee sunset and prairie sun. Lots of seeds in a packet.  All the new perennial echinaceas act like annuals in my soil anyway. Flower when first planted, then just a label acting like a grave marker.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 08:58

Stuff is drying out fast. The downpour last week has gone. I have plants drooping. I left the soaker hose on the new raspberries last night. It will go on the beans and sweet peas tonight. My Magnolia soulangeana is covered in powdery mildew. Not a good look next to the glossy leaves of M. Grandiflora Exmouth.

 

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