Latest posts by nutcutlet

a funny little corner

Posted: 23/11/2015 at 15:19

It would do the job if you can't find anything with longer thorns. The downside is that it suckers.

Berberis might be another option. Or pyracantha

saffron crocus failing?

Posted: 22/11/2015 at 22:02

But they're not even in the same family

Crocus, Iridaceae

Sternbergia, Amaryllidaceae

Salix Flamingo Tree - Can I Save It??

Posted: 22/11/2015 at 20:22

At this time of year? No leaves. What's it going to do with all that water?


Posted: 22/11/2015 at 19:01

All presenters do that.

It's why I don't watch TV

One of the reasons

saffron crocus failing?

Posted: 22/11/2015 at 19:00

I've never heard the word crocus applied to those Jo.

So they're not crocus, so you needn't hate them

they still need the baking though and some are very shy-flowering.

They on my 'flower or hit the heap' list. I'm getting very stroppy in my old age.

I waddle a bit too

saffron crocus failing?

Posted: 22/11/2015 at 17:11

You told them you hated them? you don't expect them to flower after that do you


Posted: 22/11/2015 at 17:07

Hardy cyclamen or houseplant cyclamen?

or those that get sold around now for containers which aren't really hardy?

saffron crocus failing?

Posted: 22/11/2015 at 16:08

Hi JO, If they were going to flower, yes, you would have expected them by now.

I've had a few tries and once I had a few flowers. They need a well drained hot spot to flourish in the UK

crown imperials

Posted: 22/11/2015 at 16:04

Hi Gran

They're the same species, Fritillaria imperialis, so I'd expect them to be the same

Perennial plug plants

Posted: 22/11/2015 at 14:06

I agree

as well as the small size, some of these will never have been outside. 

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