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autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 16:26

I prune mine after the flowers have finished as it sprawls all over the path - deliberately  I must say as mine is definitely a naturalistic garden.  If you grow it as a climber you need to tie the long pieces in as it does not have tendrils.

autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 15:23

You are welcome, Nadolig, did you notice it is featured on the home page at the bottom?  click n the picture and you will read all about it.

autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 11:34

And of course catkins add interest.  This is the length of my Garrya elliptica catkins on 07.12.12.

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 They will get much, much, longer by the end of the winter.

autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 11:30

Heucheras give lots of colour,  This is a caramel coloured one .

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autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 11:27

The value of grey plants is very high in the autmn.  T

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his is Convolvulus cneorum.

autumn colour

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 11:22

Some more pictures which show colour in my garden 07.12.12.  Firstly the never disappointing jasmine nudiflorum.

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autumn colour

Posted: 05/12/2012 at 14:41

For autumn flowers, Mahonia bealei takes some beating.  This is in my friend's garden today.05..12.12.

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autumn colour

Posted: 02/12/2012 at 16:15

White is also a colour and cylamen and heather come in white in my winter planter.  Here it is on 2nd of December unscathed by the recent rain and frost.

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autumn colour

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 12:21

A good climber for autumn colour seen at the Bristol Univ, Bot, Garden on 29.11.12

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autumn colour

Posted: 30/11/2012 at 11:08

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Yellow chard under an olive tree at the Bristol Botanic Garden yesterday.  

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