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everything that's alive will die.
of old age, drought, too wet, disease, infestation, getting swamped by a larger plant, getting an accidental dose of weed killer. The list is endless
I haven't tried that one in grass Fleurisa. I'm always putting something more out in the meadow. I don't care what it is as long as it will grow in grass and please me and the insects. I'll scatter some seed out there when it's ripe.
Blackcurrant wine Steve
I think I'd mound some soil up round it now and replant in the winter.
but I'm not a rose expert, see what the experts say
you can cut it back any time but I'd move it after it dies back in autumn
A photo would help.
Lyn, there's often confusion between nectar plants for adult insects and food plants for larvae. They are not the same thing. A lot of the larvae food plants are 'weeds' and no-one wants them. The larvae are caterpillars and no-one wants them except a few loonies like me
Any old plant with plenty of nectar will do for the adults
Hydrangea? One of the species not the seaside boarding house ones.
H. petiolata (anomala or whatever it is now) might go as ground cover if nothing to climb up.
Choisya does well in shade but not sure about the clay