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Leycesteria Formosa

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 20:17

Oh WOW perfect news..... cant wait to get them in tomorrow..... Thanks So Much


Leycesteria Formosa

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 19:48

I am confused on what height/width this will grown too, I have bought two (on impulse today) and the plant label says 125cm and yet on some sites they state 250cm. I have a place for either size but would prefer to know so I place them correctly and not have to move them again next year.

Should I Plant or Pot

Posted: 23/03/2016 at 11:06

Many thanks mine will go in pots

Should I Plant or Pot

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 23:09

They appear to be according to some of the sites?

Should I Plant or Pot

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 22:59

I have been given two roots to plant from a friend that went to a plant fair this weekend. Hedychium Gardnerianum which from reading on google seems to be a member of the ginger family and appears to be invasive. The stickers on the roots say "Can grow to a height of 6ft but usually 3-4ft? Has anyone got this in their garden or had problems? Or would it be safer to pot up?


Posted: 11/03/2016 at 13:46

Perfect many thanks Verdun


Posted: 11/03/2016 at 11:53

Hi Lyn is it the black and blue that grows to around 5ft?

This may seem a silly question to ask but I have just bought the rusted iron stakes 142cm tall - how deep should they go in


Posted: 11/03/2016 at 10:36

Morning thanks for the advise Verdun,

Buttercup, just looked at Ashwoods what a great selection at brilliant value need a very large lock on the purse...

Looks like Salvias are my new addiction....


Posted: 10/03/2016 at 22:40

Many thanks Verdun, the tender ones would they survive in Oxfordshire or what protection is needed as we don't have a greenhouse


Posted: 10/03/2016 at 19:22

I have been bitten by the salvia bug and last year bought a couple of hot lips that provided months of colour and brought in loads of insects.

I am considering getting the Amistad and Involucrata and any advise on a shorter variety for the front of the borders would be appreciated.


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