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Posted: 13/04/2015 at 18:11

ooh Dove - haven't checked mine.

Planted (well OH did) Clematis Crystal Fountain into jewel border to go up a pre-existing obelisk - did have to move obelisk to do it though. Also planted a climbing fuchsia, it has been in a large pot by obelisk for ages and roots were in the soil so should be ok. 

Then I tried to catch up with feeding shrubs and roses, did about half  Hope to finish tomorrow, 

Would a Gaura manage in more dappled light than full sun, full sun most of day?


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 17:52

Mmmm yes, Verdun I did wonder - could try cuttings and seeds and see what happens - if they survive - the builder is working there and they are getting battered

Is that the Hackenwotsit that likes damp shade?


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 16:28

Do remember to cut the dead flower heads off to a strongly shooting leaf node though 


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 13:58

Thank you - I usually pull up the ones I don't like after the first year.


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 13:51


I found a large pot of daffs and purple crocus underneath some shelving at the back of the GH - no recollection - it was a lovely thing to fond though

DD garden looks great, so many 'areas' a lot of hard work

Not a great hosta fan - I did have a ,ovely glaucous bluey/green one once - cannot remember what it was though.

Hoping OH will plant new clematis for me later - see you 


Climbing rose with red leaves

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 12:54

Here is my red stemmed and leaf rose -I think you asked for  varieties of roses

It looks fine intermingled with a pale green rose.

the red leafed one is called Lady Hillingdon

 Scent is good as well!


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 12:50

These 2 photos show 2 year old wallflowers

This is the one I want to try and save seed off - anyone know if they come true or not?




Posted: 12/04/2015 at 21:07

I grow my Dicentra Albas in partial shade, they do light up the area and flower for quite a long time. The one in a slightly lighter area does not do as well, but they are not in full shade -

Climbing rose with red leaves

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 19:05

I have one at present - beautiful deep red leaves and stems , but does go green eventually, It's called Lady Hillingdon.

Too dark now but if I remember will take and post a photo tomorrow.


Posted: 12/04/2015 at 18:39

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