Verdun


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Hydrangea

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 19:50

Brrrrrr!  In the arctic?? 

My flowers ..

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 19:47

Hydrangea

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 19:44

Jemmaalan, watering every day?  


Hydrangeas like a lot of water but not every day.  I guess not a lot at a time though???   Better to water ...drench.....once a week or so.


what sort of soil?  Light,,heavy, clay, sandy?  


newly planted or well establshed?

My flowers ..

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 19:38

Is Buddleia Davidii Pink Invasive?

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 17:02

Bala....all are absolutely fine.  Relax and enjoy them 


pruning is worth reading up on them.....keeps bushes compact and floriferous.,...

Stressed Hydrangea

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 16:59

1634 racine...yes give it more water.....the name tells you it likes water 


nice plant Sparkles 

Companion plants for purple echinacea?

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 16:54

Oooooo!  to contrast or omplement Iamto .  Huge choice 


Spikes like agastache Bliue Boa, veronicas, dwarf kniphophias, libertia tapas, 


for a "floaty" effect sanguisorbas or deschampsias 


foliage like berberis atropurpurea nana,,artemisia powys castle, elymus magellanicus


grasses like elymus magellanicus ...delightful blue.....imperata red baron...red foliage.....stipa tennuissima, 


whites from tiarellas, anemone wild swan, white echinaceas, leucanthemum broadway lights, white astilbes, gaura whirling butterfly, or even an annual like white cosmos


spugelia marilandica wisley jester for a red/yellow combo.


yellows like rudbeckias, coreopsis moonbeam, or the annual/short term perennial argyranthemum Butterfly.

My flowers ..

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 12:22

Knips and agastaches

salvia - hotlips

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 12:02

Hot  Lips does that.   Doesnt seem to be weather or temp affected but Hot Lips will flower all white, all red and red and white.  I have never worked out why and it isn't a seasonal thing 


Irenesellers, don't concern yourself about it.....you will those red and white flowers at some stage. 


When you get your red and white flowers.....could be next week or later but you will do....let us know 

Vanilla Fraise Hydrangea - Needing support?

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 20:24

Loubs, a lot has to do with the pruning.  


What did you do to it last autumn or early spring?  Did you cut it to tbe ground?


when pruned to the base the new growth is not sturdy eniugh to support those heavy blooms.  I prune half way and fully expect mine....Limelight.....to hold up well.  It did last year.  


currently mine is almost there with its heavy flowers....I will post a picture in a few days 

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