Latest posts by Guybrush

Is this an orchid?

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 20:24

Thanks, that's interesting! I don't think I've seen one before. Very pretty.



Is this an orchid?

Posted: 23/08/2017 at 20:10


I spotted this on a walk in the New Forest. Is it some type of orchid?



Canna variety ID

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 22:06


I got given a load of Canna rhizomes by a neighbour as I was developing my tropical garden. They've all grown really well and are now flowering, but I don't know what variety of Canna they are. I have a sheltered garden on the south coast but I need to know their hardiness. My neighbour leaves them out over winter but every garden's different and she's quite a way down the road with a different aspect.



Tree with blue-green foliage ID

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 20:35

Sorry, it was evening and the tree is a bit far away. I've zoomed in a bit for you If that helps. I think you may be right with Acacia Baileyana 'purpurea'. Cheers Jay

Tree with blue-green foliage ID

Posted: 11/08/2017 at 18:42


Any ideas on this one (tree at top). It's in a garden down the street. It has blue/grey/green foliage and what looks like pinkish new growth.



Last edited: 11 August 2017 18:43:43

Prickley Very Fast Growing Security Hedge

Posted: 03/08/2017 at 04:07

I'd suggest a few lengths of barbed wire with posts at regular intervals and then whatever climbers / shrubs you want. A few vigorous growing climbing roses like Rosa Banksiae would be happy in semi-shade growing up the wire. Eventually you won't even see the wire.

Should I keep these plant?

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 23:06

The lysimachia looks good hanging down in a hanging basket. It can spread a bit too much in the ground though. I'd pot up the lysimachia to keep containerised, keep the last one (hebe?) and ditch the dead looking things if it were me.

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Posted: 28/07/2017 at 13:33

Are you sure it's a Brug? The leaves on mine are very different. I'd have said Walnut tree from the picture.

What's this?

Posted: 24/07/2017 at 00:37

Looks a lot like Salix purpurea to me.

White spots on plant

Posted: 19/07/2017 at 13:35

But it might be a pulmonaria. We need a photo.

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Fern ID

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Weed ID

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Plant on roundabout ID please

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Is this an orchid?

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Canna variety ID

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Tree with blue-green foliage ID

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Changing profile picture problem

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Purple leaves ID Please

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What have I saved?

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Green bamboo recommentation

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Cutting ID please

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Three for ID please

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Olive tree - black and white leaves problem

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What Pieris have I got?

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Interesting plant ID please

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