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Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:44

Smaller could be Rigida or Homestead Purple.  The latter is lower and spreading.  Rigida is quite invasive.  There is also a dwarf version of bonariensis called lollipop 


Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:34

Is it currently in the ground B3?

anyway, you can chop it in half or quarters and do it now.  Use a sharp serrated knife or saw.  Plant out, clay is fine 

Crocosmia Lucifer

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:30

GD, the best way is to get someone to give you a piece of theirs.  i divide after flowering and they flower again following summer without hiccup 

any friends locally growing them? 

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Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:27

Bit tender joyce 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 16:42

I guess we are the same GD......absolutely glorious.  Never too hot for gardening but nothing really to do .  

Do You Recognise This Plant

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 16:36

Those that do will exhaust themselves to death like euryops, bowles mauve, etc.

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Posted: 22/09/2016 at 16:33

sorry Joyce....more haste less speed.  Meant to write S. Leucanthemum as in salvia 

When to pot on cuttings

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 16:30

If you see roots...make sure the roots are from all the cuttings and not just can pot on.  It wouldnt matter if they werent potted on but I do pot on. Don't be too eager;  waiting an extra week or so can make a difference 

wouldn't keep any cuttings for much longer outside apart from hard wood cuttings.   ONLY the hardwood cuttings outside though 

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Posted: 22/09/2016 at 14:42

To show height of this salvia, I am 6' 1" and this is towering over me 

Last edited: 22 September 2016 14:43:26

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Posted: 22/09/2016 at 13:58

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