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Associating hydrangea limelight,

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 15:57

Meant to plant hydrangea limelight today but looking for something special and different to associate with it

So far considered rudbeckias or geum  totally tangerine or lobelia hadspen purple around its feet, and heleniums, salvia uliginosa, and actea black negligee at a higher level.  However, these are my thoughts but any better ideas out there? Verbena Bonariensis spiking above it too...?

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Posted: 11/01/2015 at 15:40

Gone through the system with Trading Stamdards Dove.  Nothing like doing it yourself though to be successful 

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Posted: 11/01/2015 at 15:38

I am now intrigued Rebecca.  You should still be protected as a consumer here so,let us know how you get on 

Good garden centre/nursery

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 15:36

Make my own pizza too.......well, I choose my own toppings 

new Rhubarb

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 13:00

No Alan leave them be.  Tempting to pick but best to feed well again and not to pick until 2016.

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Posted: 11/01/2015 at 12:57

Oops!   Didn't take heed of the salvia (in the thread title) in question.  More haste less speed methinks!

rebecca,,why did you choose this particular plant?

however, please stand up for your rights as I originally outlined.  

Local trading standards, if anything like down here, is a pretty toothless body now.  Useless in a couple of personal instances including a scam involving a family member.  In this case my own determined persistence and effort paid off eventually. Trading Standards can advise but usually do nothing. 


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 12:09

Yviestevie, I have  Mollis Pallida flowering right now. ,lovely scent and it brightens up top of my garden.  Mine is in an open spot receiving good light and plenty of sun but dappled shade would be perfect. It's not a plant you would want to move again so if your recipient spot is very shady can you plant it elsewhere!  

Amanagawa has always been on my wish list but the perfect spot has never been available.  Must create a position for one.


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 12:00

Good to see you back Fairy.  The forum was lacking a bit of your magic 

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Posted: 11/01/2015 at 11:57

Morning Rebecca

take a photo.  

Contact supplier and describe the condition of your plants.  It is their responsibility to refund or replace. No doubt of that.  They are "unfit for purpose".....always a good phrase to include.  Their disclaimer is illegal.  The supplier will prob offer refund or replacement and likely not to ask you to return your plants.

you need to stand your hole will open up to swallow you so have no fears.


i would pot up those plants into 9cm pots and water well.  Keep them indoors in warm.

never yet have I not had replacement or refund from anyone.  

A few good threads here will advise about good suppliers 

if you feel,you aren't getting anywhere just add you are part of a garden forum and it features good and bad suppliers and that you will publish them.

good luck 



Posted: 11/01/2015 at 08:59

Quiet morning but weatherman warns us to brace ourselves against some powerful winds on Wednesday.  Trees and structural damage very likely he said.  Hmmmmm!  

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