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Any Ideas Please...

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:51

Nut, I am wrong and you are right. Francis mason does have touches of yellow in the foliage as do many varieties of abelia.  There are some green varieties though...Edward Goucher, from checking them out.  The flowers look more attractive on the plain green varieties but i think they are bigger shrubs.

Any Ideas Please...

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:43

Nut, yes seceral dark green varieties.  Forgive me, not up to date but grandiflora varieties ring a bell.  Francis mason ??  Have to check it out now.

Friend grows one I planted 15 years ago.  And a neighbour too.  Easy on the eye right now.  You no likee the variegated ones nut?  In sunshine comfettii is lovely just for the foliage and right now it's white flowers are like little gems.

The dark green varieties have pink flowers with touches of red.  I'll check out Francis mason and comment shortly.......

New borders

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:35

Fidget, try the perennial plants catalogues.    Don't like to lose plants but often when they do it's an opportunity to try something new. .  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:32

Ooooo, I'd better start posting some wonderful jokes again KEF.  They are rather good, aren't they?  

Japanese Anemone

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:31

Emma!  Language.  Gentlemen here     You're prob lucky ......they can and do, eventually, take over 

Any Ideas Please...

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:28

Seeds are just not my strength nut.  I have no patience, alas  I get satisfaction from cuttings but I guess from seed it's even better.

Hey carmic, yes post other pictures.  One way or another here you will find out what you have.  

Dahlias

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:08

  Sounds good to me little Ann

Any Ideas Please...

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:06

Carmic, does your friend need a label then?  

Any Ideas Please...

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 17:05

Confetti I think nut.  Currently have this one in a pot.....undecided exactly where to put it.  Want a purple shrub near it....euphorbia rubra, pit Tom thumb or berberis pur nana.  Or maybe a red phormium.  Or ophiopogon  or uncinia in the foreground..    Decisions, decisions. 

New borders

Posted: 01/11/2013 at 16:57

Izzy, why not just cut it hard again?  Flowers at this time are valued a lot more I think.  I guess it's a paniculata type!  

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