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Plant identification please

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 13:00

Ok 


I reckon that's Buglossoides purpurocaerulea.

Plant identification please

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 12:15

Is the blue one a 'now' photo Angie?

Last edited: 08 September 2016 12:15:58

Plant identification please

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 11:37

the leaves at the front are heuchera.


That's a heuchera, the plants don't always read the book of rules

How to protect seeds sown now

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 10:02

You don't need to protect them from the winter. They're hardy plants.


I hope they're large pots,  Vipers Bugloss is very leafy at the base and tales up a lot of space.

Rockery position

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 09:48

There are plenty of rockery plants that grow in shady places. Many of the 'alpines' sold in GCs are not alpine plants, they're just small plants.

sick tree

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 09:19

whatever the cause, it's never going to turn into a well-shaped tree now. The brown bits won't leaf up again. I wouldn't keep it.

too hot?

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 23:06

Primula and aquilegia, outside somewhere cool. Not in the GH at all, they don't need covering. Honesty is best sown direct. If you haven't got enough to just sling around where you want them to flower I'll add some to your collection. They don't respond well to pricking out etc. Best to start where they're going to flower.


At this time of year I sow everything in pots of gritty compost, sling some more grit on top and leave them outside in a shady place. I bring a lot of them into the cold GH about midwinter when the GH won't get hot at all. Probably more for my benefit that the seeds'

Identify this beautiful plant

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 21:04

Start from the camera icon and reduce the size of the photo

Tiller clogging weed runners

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 20:51

Hard to judge scale but probably Potentilla reptans, creeping cinquefoil.  Very long tough roots. 

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