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I repeated it just for you Patsy
I don't know the answer then Lesley. I've often seen skimmias looking a sickly yellow or maybe a very pale edge to the leaf. I've always blamed the soil but perhaps not
Have you got the deciduous or the evergreen one nanamorb. Doesn't make a difference to the flowering but I'd just like to find someone else who has the evergreen one
Is your soil very alkaline? They always go yellow on mine to the point where I no longer grow them
Looks like sweet rocket, Hesperis matrionalis. Should be nicely scented especially later in the day/evening
I let mine seed and weed out the dirty whites and other not so pleasing ones.
I did a big seed order from Touchwood last year and am now getting the first flowers to add to the gene pool
aquilegias do seed around yes. This is easily avoided by cutting of the flower heads before the seeds form
Remember Jack and the bean stalk?
Next: Georgie and the Giant Sprout.
That's the thing with wildlife ponds. The wildlife eat the plants. I had most of the Iris pseudocorus eaten, or maybe just chewed off, one year. That was when we still had water voles, I think they were responsible.
My butt stinks but I'm using the water. I wouldn't use it on babies but I'm watering in the shrubs I'm planting.