Latest posts by Verdun

Libertias....who knows em?

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 19:27
Oh dear.meant to say, buy the new hybrids.
And, split them every two years
Then they are lovely
Clearly, I'm in the minority


Posted: 10/04/2013 at 19:24 that true Brum? Muddy weeds indeed!

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 17:39
Oh, did I say I quite like dieramas? Ha ha

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 17:38
Fairygirl, dierama is the perfect garden pool plant. The reflection of linear diaphonous white flowers in clear water on a sunny day is magic.

Libertias....who knows em?

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 17:32
I grow grass-like, uniquely-coloured, white flowering libertias. Who else does? They are evergreen, tough, grow almost anywhere and nothing else looks quite like them. Front of the border or in the middle, libertias add contrast and form. Somebody will surely ask you what it is if you grow it Right now I have some contrasting with hellebores, daffs, etc etc. and would not want to be without them The leaves have red, gold, olive and bronze shades. Check them out

The Canny Gardener

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 17:20
Terry,, I have said my piece. Lilyloiuse is making total sense so take notice of what she says.
Most people do not like to complain but we all have to at times
I would expect you to get your money back and keep what you have.
The sooner you complain the easier and more effective it is
Keep us informed

Plant advice needed : damp shade

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 16:35
Fairygirl, astrantias won't like constant wet feet....added grit would be good idea. Heuchera marmalade or Caramel sound similsr to your lost ones and do well for me.


Posted: 10/04/2013 at 16:19
I love sempervivum...semmapriven......sempermin...
I love houseleeks.
Sempervivens Nursery looks promising Stephen
Hope its what you need

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 16:03
Matty 2. dierama often take while to settle before flowering but! Well worth it
Fairygirl cheerfulness is one of my fav daffs too....scent fills the garden
Dicentra spectabilis alba is now growing for me, emerging beside one of my purple hellebores. Will post pics soon, if that's ok.
Oh, D for dahlia Honka. Check this one out..different and stunning

Something better change [ and it has ]

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 15:50
Hiya punkdoc
I know what you mean about dividing perennials right now and the relief that overwintered stuff has survived
You paint a picture of spring....milder, that bee and robin... As you say "magic"........and temps are rising!

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