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Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:32

Love your garden chicly..... can't see any astrantias though....  


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 19:22

HA HA .....equals HA HA     


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 17:28

TLA..."three letter abbreviations" of course 

Late perennials for the white garden

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 17:08

Artjak, I was just about to say astrantia too, but add that if you cut it back hard after first flowering it will give a late second display. Which brings me to the chelsea chop, to extend flowering later. Do this to some of your plants, sedums, phlox etc and they will delay flowering. You can cut back just some of the stems for the same effect.

Also if you prune your roses after the first flush they will come back hard with a second flush almost as good and lovely clean foliage. Something I have just discovered by happy accident.

Pruning overgrown honeysuckle

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 15:49

I have recently found that an untended honeysuckle can be a real thug. Best to treat it mean from the very start.


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 15:09

P.S. Chicky, at Picton a 4-5 ft. blue/mauve salvia looked great in front of Lemon Queen. Sorry but forgot to bend over to get thew name.


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 15:07

Just back from visit to Picton Nursery and garden, national plant collection holders of asters, and a silver-gilt medal at Malvern yesterday. Garden stunning at this time of year. Will post pictures later.

Chicky your very tall "Munch" type at 150 cm. is "Algar's Pride"  

"Superstar" is 5ft to mix my measurements and there is a white form, at 6 ft. "Steinbruch". Hope this helps.

I bought a selection of Aster Noveii- angliaii,  for abed I have dug out recently. And some golden rod, both for garden effect and cutting next year. Excuse latin spellings please.


Posted: 27/09/2014 at 20:46

Odd name , but very beautiful...


Posted: 27/09/2014 at 20:39

I shall put them with Abbu Hassan, also worth a look....


Posted: 27/09/2014 at 20:29

At Malvern I bought some Helianthus Lemon Queen, with single flowers. Alongside there were some double flowered tall yellow plants with similar leaves also labelled " Lemon Queen" I bought these too. The clueless staff on the stand tried to persuade me these 2 were one and the same!!

A bit of research And I think I have "Loddon Gold".... close....

I also found a most wonderful Tulip.... Havran... google and have a look....

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