SwissSue


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Buddleja Flower Power - no multicoloured flowers only purple

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 15:08

If they have only just started to flower, you may have to wait a bit longer. According to the description I have just read, they start off purple and then change colour!

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On arching branches with dark green leaves, this distinctive cultivar produces striking clusters of purple buds, which open to reveal bicoloured blooms in variable shades of pink and orange, fading to bronze as the flowers mature during mid to late summer.

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Seeds- your opinions and advice

Posted: 10/09/2013 at 11:46

Hi 20Lili02, so  sorry to hear about your loss!

After years of having all my seed packets all mixed up in one box, I finally sat down the other day to sort them. First I sorted them into two shoe cartons, cut and sellotaped to fit the largest packet, one for veggie seeds, the other for flowers. I then sorted them by sowing dates, the earliest in the front. Will have to check them regularly so I don't miss the correct times though!

Others may have much better ideas, will be watching this thread

Lavender border in acid claggy soil - too big a battle?

Posted: 10/09/2013 at 09:40

You might mention to him that lavender isn't exactly "low maintenance". You have to cut it back every year!

Anyone can identify this?

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 20:10

Dipladenia sundavilla, comes in pink and red, it's a climber, can be grown in hanging baskets.


 

squirrel

Posted: 07/09/2013 at 20:45

How can you possibly resist these dear little things?!


 

 

unidentified plant

Posted: 07/09/2013 at 17:12

The RHS says cut down when flowering is over.

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=1920

 

Anemone wild swan

Posted: 06/09/2013 at 14:45

Hydrangea Fireworks

http://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/plants.cfm?pn_id=355

 

A few of my dahlias thhis year

Posted: 06/09/2013 at 07:36

They are beautiful, shame though, that you've only got double ones, which are no good for the bees.

kiwi frut

Posted: 05/09/2013 at 17:40

Hi Ian. The normal brown furry Kiwi fruit need a male and a female plant to produce fruit.

at last

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 22:06

Here one of the hummingbird moths we saw this evening


 


 


 

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