Persicaria microphylla, possibly 'Purple Fantasy'.
The name always puzzles me, it's less purple than 'Red Dragon'
whatever slug pellets do to hedgehogs they will do to frogs. Nasty stuff
BeatrixKiddo says:Thanks nutcutlet. I'll give it a try. Who knows... maybe our experiments will turn into great works of art. :)See original post
Thanks nutcutlet. I'll give it a try. Who knows... maybe our experiments will turn into great works of art. :)
Maybe they will BK.
I would cut some of the oldest bits right back to base, it opens up the shrub and avoids the 'flowering blob' effect
Earthstars are lovely, never seen them in my garden but can offer Dead Man's Fingers.
we don't respect our fungi as much as they deserve
that's what they are, the next generation in waiting. Might not seed true but worth trying to see what you do get
The first time I saw one of those I thought it had a disease. Looks deformed to me. Not attractive (to me, each to his own)
there were posts on this last year. Many people with no flowers, though mine did last year