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Posted: 10/11/2015 at 21:54

Topbird,check out abelia confettii.too


Posted: 10/11/2015 at 21:00

Sounds a nice combinatIon Pat 


Posted: 10/11/2015 at 19:47


Mahonia Caress is flowering

Posted: 10/11/2015 at 19:46

No, blue baptisia hovers around there plus a cut down hypericum hidcote forefronts it in summer.  I keep it around 12' or so.  

should have waited until flowers opened properly but impulse took over cannas are fast going over.  


Posted: 10/11/2015 at 19:40

Oky doky kathy 

Rooting hormone powder

Posted: 10/11/2015 at 19:38

For me it ...rooting powder....has made a big difference to propogating some erstwhile difficult plants.  Rosie, it does depend on what you want to take cuttings of.  Prob best now to wait until spring now and remember to shake off the excess.  Too much prevents rooting.  I find a combination of perlite and rooting powder very effective.  


Posted: 10/11/2015 at 19:31

Topbird, blue flowers I think will look good with the abelia.......agastache summer sky, caryopteris Sterling Silver, scabious butterfly blue, or salvia patens. I have Tulbaghia plants too that, foliage wise, could look good.....silver blue grass like foliage (?)  Or even contemplating astilbe choc shogun with it.  Or lobelia black Truffle. Not 100 % sure yet

I know Fairy.......I am getting counselling for my plant addiction.  My alter ego inner voice....suggests visiting gc's without buying anything.  It also advises me to buy online because total withdrawal is dangerous.  Bot any restraint could send me mad......maaaaad I tell you.  Maaaad 


Posted: 10/11/2015 at 15:53

Yep chain of planting done.  New sequence now after my conga.......

Mahonia Caress is flowering

Posted: 10/11/2015 at 15:47

Mahonia Charity just coming into bloom........12' tall



Posted: 10/11/2015 at 14:48

Maybe I have something you want in exchange!  known to grow a few beauties myself 

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