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. Cut dahlias down to the next bud and remove banana and canna leaves at their base.Water these thirsty plants regularly, and give them a liquid feed once a fortnight.Transplant undercover or provide protection over winter.Growing exotic plants
Carol Klein demonstrates how to sow ipomoeas and cannas from seed, germinating them under a heated propagator.springMore advice on growing exotic plantsCaring for cannas video project with Carol Klein.Planting eucomis bulbs in a pot.Planting marsh
mainly flies), but in the past I've seen wasps and tortoiseshell butterflies eagerly making the most of this final feed of nectar before hibernating.Fatsia japonica is an exotic looking evergreen shrub with large glossy, lobed leaves. Despite its tropical
.So, will the Canary Island date palm survive? Time will tell, and I'll be keeping a close eye on its performance during the coming months. Gardeners being tempted to grow tropical and exotic plants outside have often been lulled into a false sense of security by talk
it is. These bold golden bells have an exotic feel, developing in tight clumps close to shoot tips, and flowering for 4-6 weeks through the second half of April into May.S. 'Sun King' is a reasonably hardy evergreen shrub, and mine has reached about 3m
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