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What's this plant?

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 00:27

..I agree with steephill about it being a Russian Vine, although it would have flowered though... on top of that roof I expect... ..possibly an Ash tree too grown up alongside...?....  those green things just look like weeds to me...

trying to identify this shrub, have tried with two pictures, hope it helps

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 00:18

..the shape of the bush suggests a Deutzia to me..... I don't think it's a Philadelphus or Kolkwitzia... this last one tends to have peeling bark....   maybe Deutzia scabra...

..but it's hard to tell at this stage...

Human irrigation system

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 23:53

..I'm so terribly sorry to hear that... one can only hope they've caught it early... obviously I wish you the very best...

New garden help identifying plants please!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 23:19

no.1 is a Pyracantha, surely...

agapanthus nurseries

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 15:41 might find something of interest here, they have a huge range and in some cases up to 10 ltr pots... many in 3 ltrs....not cheap but you get what you pay for... I have found this company to be excellent, well packaged and superb plants... delivery usually within a day or so of the estimate.... they email when despatched...

Wall covering, or trailing plant for tall wall

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 17:45

...I will suggest 2 plants, either singly or together if you have room... Clematis armandii... evergreen and fairly rampant if happy.... it will grow up and over, down the other side... along with Rose 'Francis E Lester'.... this rambler will do the same, has strong scent, flowers only at midsummer but armed with some vicious thorns that no one would want to mess with....

Yellow is the colour.......

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 15:52

..when is a plant not a weed...? when it's Ranunculus 'Brazen Hussy' I suppose.... can't bring myself to dig any of these up.... they'll be all over the neighbourhood

Bernie Bungs BBC Bosses

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 15:16

..well, there are a few things coming our way... perhaps your prayers have been answered...?  I shall be watching one or two I think....




Yellow is the colour.......

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 11:25 lots of yellow flowers at various times of year... I enjoy foliage too if spread around a bit... a variegated hedge would drive me nuts...    might get Cotinus 'Golden Spirit' later.... if anyone has this perhaps they could let me know how it's doing for them... looks nice...

Sedum Spectable

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 11:22
Tricia 82 wrote (see)

I have just been told that if you cut Sedums back during the Chelsea Flower Show (circa 23rd May) they will keep their shape and not open out with an empty centre when they flower in September.  Good advice!


..I have found this to be the case if you have them planted on richer soil... where I have mine now, on poor stoney virtually soil less ground... I have no need to do any 'chop'.... in fact, I love the foliage at that time of year, nice bushy non flowering plants that give a visual so integral to my border, it would be unthinkable to cut them off...   I prefer them at this time than in flower, to be honest... 

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