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hydrangea 'Annabelle DEAD????

Posted: 19/08/2015 at 16:13

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 Heres another pic....

hydrangea 'Annabelle DEAD????

Posted: 19/08/2015 at 16:10

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 Hi

Emergency!!!!

Can anyone tell me whats wrong with this hydrangea 'Annabelle.

Its been in about 2 weeks in partial shade. Is on a slight slope, has been watered well. i have another in more shade that's fine. Its about 1m tall and cost me £18

Since going it has looked a bit sad but i thought it was just the replanting that upset it but now it looks like its on the way out...Please help.....

R

Poppies

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 17:03

So if this is an Oriental type, which im sure it is, it means it is a perennial and will return next year and i can harvest the seeds from the pods and get many more. its a much nicer looking plant than a normal poppy even with far less medicinal effects. Iv opened a pod and theres seeds but im sure its the wrong time to sow them, any advice on how and when and how to sow these and Papaver Somniferum is great. i want them out as early as poss.

 Thanks for your kind words Pansyface.

R

Poppies

Posted: 14/08/2015 at 21:23

Hi. from research this is an Oriental Poppy which has a very mild amount of Opium in its latex and skin of the pod. The real naughty type is Papaver Somniferum. You have to love the law...you can buy 2000 seeds off ebay for £1.50...legally....lol

Poppies

Posted: 14/08/2015 at 21:19

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Poppies

Posted: 13/08/2015 at 18:10

Hi

I have what i think is an Oriental Poppy which is short, had large red flowers 2 weeks ago and has up to 10 green seed heads on it now. The look like a mans head with a very bad, flat haircut. I was playing with it and some white latex liquid came from it. After pricking a few of them and trying it im sure i got high and my tooth ache vanished for a couple of hours. is this what it think it is??????

R

Plant ID

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 20:28

OK

So dig up in spring and divide??

Plant ID

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 19:29
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 Hi

Can anyone ID this beast in my dads new garden. It burst out this morning after the rain.

Also i want it in my garden ASAP, can i???

Paeonia Lactiflora Doreen

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 18:29

Hmmm. These are not good words, but thanks anyway.

I like flowers and lots of them......Ill stick to Dahlias and Roses.....

Paeonia Lactiflora Doreen

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 17:23

I put in a paeonie 1 month ago with 2 flower balls that opened nicely and a 3rd came to. there now on the way out and im going to dead head them today above the growing shoot down the stem. i can see them.

Will it flower again this year??????

Im used to Dahlias so many many flowers.

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