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Bargain of the year

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 14:47

I have had many bargain plants this year but I think my favourite is a heuchera "Southern Comfort" from my local flower shop for £1.99 which I bought early on in the summer and have now split into five good plants.

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What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 12:50

Worked beautifully, Christine 28.  Lovely show from your begonias.

clematis in need of identification

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 19:48

Serendipity gave it the ideal support in my garden when I put it under my red and purple fuchsia - they complement each other beautifully.

Plant ID

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 16:25

Here is the one you have at the Bristol Botanic Garden last week.

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clematis in need of identification

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 11:19

Just checked all details.  I do seem to have Polish Spirit.

clematis in need of identification

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 21:53

Chicky, I looked on the site you recommended and the flowers are too small for Liisu. Will check Polish Spirit out tomorrow.  My plant has lots of buds on ready to burst open.  It is very floriferous.

clematis in need of identification

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 21:42

Not yet, but will mention it to the organisers of the trips I go on!  Thank you.

clematis in need of identification

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 21:23

Some from Abbotsbury subtropical gardens

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clematis in need of identification

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 21:19

Oh, that was a lovely day in Dorset.  I was so impressed with the way the council had managed the verges and roundabouts in the county and the lovely thatched cottages and then these two lovely gardens.  Bennetts Water Gardens were so beautiful and the Abbotsbury Subtropical too.  I will post some of my pictures.

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 Those were from Bennetts water gardens

clematis in need of identification

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 16:59

Wow, now was that not a lovely present to leave me in my potager?  It does have loads of flowers on it still in bud so, if the weather staysbenign the fuchsia is going to be a riot of red and purple for a good few week's yet.

Discussions started by happymarion

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clematis in need of identification

an unlabeled gift of a clematis in need of a name. 
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Letting other people see what can be done to immortalise your plants. 
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picture difficulties

SOS 
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