Guybrush


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Couple of plants for ID

Posted: 28/06/2016 at 00:07

Hi folks!


Can anyone ID a couple of plants for me please.  The first is basically a long stem about a foot high with two pointed leaves at the bottom and the strange alien flower head you can see in the pic. I think I must have inherited it when my aunt gave me a bunch of lily bulbs. The second plant to ID just appeared one day.


Cheers


J


First plant



Second plant



Fern ID please

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 23:12

Ah that's good thank you :-) I'll pop him in somewhere then. Quite a successful forage then all in all.


Cheers


J

Fern ID please

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 17:10

Hi,


I've just come across a load of fly tipped plants down an alleyway. I rescued a couple of primulas and a heebie. There was also this potted fern. Can anyone ID it for me. If it's just a bracken fern, I'd better get rid of it but if it's something else, I'm sure I could find a home for it. The leaves are about 8-10 inches long.


Cheers


James


'Tropical' Foliage plant ID

Posted: 04/06/2016 at 00:14

Thanks. I think it looks more like the ligularia than gunnera as the gunnera leaves look more frilly in the google images. 


Posy, I'm not sure where the picture's gone on your screen :-S maybe I'm such a bad photographer that it doesn't even appear on some screens lol.

'Tropical' Foliage plant ID

Posted: 03/06/2016 at 20:51

Hi folks,


I've been trying to achieve a tropical jungly look in one part of my garden. I went to Longleat the other day and in the Jungle Kingdom section, I found myself looking at the plants as much as (more than?) the animals. As I was ticking off plants I'd already got, I noticed these ground cover foliage plants (the plate leaved ones in the foreground of the picture). Can anyone tell me what they are please as I think they would be great to fill in some spaces.


Cheers


James


Couple of plants to ID please

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 17:28

Thanks you two. Looks like Linaria does like to pop up in random places so I guess it self seeded. Oh well it can live there, I need some filler plants for the bed. I'm glad the other one is a fuchsia, it was a cutting from a very impressive plant. I can't remember what colouring the flowers were though, I'll just have to wait and find out lol.


Cheers


James

Couple of plants to ID please

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 16:06



Hi,


I got a couple of plants I'd like IDs on if possible. The first 'may' be a cutting I took on holiday on the south coast. If it's what I'm hoping, it was from a large treelike fuchsia. The other one I think must have self seeded or from a wildflower mix.


Cheers


James

My Mahonia has snapped :-(

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 15:54

Thanks Berghill! I was worried for a moment then. Hopefully it'll be all the better and stronger for it then.


Cheers


James :-)

My Mahonia has snapped :-(

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 15:33

Hi folks,


I bought a mahonia last autumn and although it developed a touch of rust over winter, it's grown a couple of sets of new leaves and was looking very healthy - until this morning...


Last night it was very windy and all the new growth has snapped off and now only the old leaves from last year remain. As I'm not familiar with mahonias, what's the future for the plant? As new growth comes from the centre, will it grow any more or has it self pollarded as it were?


Cheers


James


Mystery Bulbs

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 00:50
They don't look like my Jerusalem Artichokes :-S

When I was pulling up my cucamelons they'd developed rhizomes so maybe something like that?
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