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Posted: 07/06/2014 at 11:36

You'd have had to get up early to beat the rain here Bob

Tipping it down again now but no thunder this time

A couple of rose questions

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 11:34

Right, thanks KEF, I'll get a specific rose feed and some sequestrene and see what happens. I love Rosa moyesii but it's spoilt by those yellowed leaves. 

I'll give it a couple of years of TLC and see how it goes. My fear is that there's something in there. I've just remembered I moved Galanthus 'Wendy's Gold' from there because it wasn't increasing. It's only had one season in the new home and doubled in flower power.



easy plant id

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 11:24

Did it have any flowers?

easy plant id

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 11:08

a hellebore. Probably argutifolius/corsicus.

Verdun will know for sure

A couple of rose questions

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 11:01

Thanks Chrissie and Hostafan, I'll get the roses in as soon as the stinging nettles are out They won't necessarily have to be there permanently but they're starting to flower and would look better in the garden than the black nursery pots.

I'll try a specific rose feed and see if there's any improvement. I try not to think too hard about what has been dumped here over the years

A couple of rose questions

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 09:31

1. I bought a couple of shrub roses , 

Tuscany Superb and Queen of Denmark. could they cope with a site that only gets sun in the afternoon? They would get more in the winter when the leaves are off the trees. The RHS wasn't very helpful. Says full sun, but also NSE or W aspect. North wouldn't get full sun.

2. I have R. moyesii which has always had a tendency to yellow leaves. It's been there some years and has had applications of horse muck and occasional chicken pellet manure. In the same area, this spring, I planted R spinosissima which was a lovely dark green when I put it there but is now more yellow. If it was a deficiency what might it be. Or, as my garden is a former tip used by builders and farmers, if there was something in the soil there what sort of thing might cause yellowing

Thanks all



Can any one tell me what this is

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 22:40

No spines on A mollis Mike. 

New Acer

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 22:11

good idea

Red Robin shrub

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 22:11

Hi Tom

I thought they started red then turned greener later but I haven't got one, just seen them around.

If you don't get an answer on this thread start a new one. Those who know may not return to an old thread

Can any one tell me what this is

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 22:05

I've never had a self set. It's interesting how plants behave differently in our gardens.

My Acanthus mollis is having a splendid year, a bit behind brjomi's but more flowering spikes than ever before

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