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Identity Help

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 16:48

It is  purple leaved Cotinus [ there is also a lime green one ]

It will have a haze of fawn flowers which ii why it is sometimes called the smoke bush.

They can grow large 2-3 metre by 2-3 metre.

Can prune hard in winter, but then will not get the flowers, but bigger leaves. I like the big leaves so prune mine very hard.

Help with ID please

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 12:00

It should smell beautiful.

Fast (annual?) climbers for instant effect... now?

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 11:58

Climbig Nasturciums?

Acer Palmatum seeds

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 10:21

I have had some success using Nuts method. The slight problem is that many of the seeds fall off before they are ripe, you need them to be brown rather than red. I have also found a fairly low germination rate, so sow plenty.

Plant/Weed ID please

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 20:45

I grow it with Cannas and Dahlias in my hot bed, it works well.

Plant/Weed ID please

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 15:47

Looks a bit like Chrysanthemum segetum?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 11:31

Panda, I love that purple / grey combination, very moody.

ID Please

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 11:27

I agree with Verbascum. It also looks like one of the big yellow ones, which means it is probably biennial, and so it will die following flowering

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 23:03

Hi Rosemummy. Yes that first picture is a Cistus.

Fg. I went out to have another look at my I. crysographes, and it looks different to yours, so I am not sure what yours is.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 18:26

Fg. Yes the Canna is unusual. Looking up in boks it seems that the Cannas originally brought back from India were like this, rather than the much larger flowers that most of the ones we grow now have. It also has fairly small leaves.

I could swear that it looks nothing like the plant from which I stole the seed.

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