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Buddleia go well in chalk
I think some are hardier than others Lesley. Mine were in a cold GH, very cold but not cold and wet
Oh yes, they grow from seed.
I haven't got seed at the moment but might have later. Having said they seed everywhere, they're a bit down this year
I've always been puzzled by those. To me Echium vulgare is Viper's Bugloss, a biennial, about 3 foot tall.
So how has a dwarf annual been created? If it's a hybrid what is the other plant?
Nature needs us to stop killing it. We're the ones that upset the balance, not the parasitic wasp. They're part of the balance. We were part of the balance in ancient times but not now
They're edible though aren't they Bob?
I'm not squeamish. Nice photos
Sort of. It's Ribes odoratum or alpinum or aureum. One of the ones with yellow flowers
Good idea KEF. I love swapping plants.
Mine were in a pretty poor piece of ground. Maybe that is where they do best. More food, more leaves