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as small cheap plants but have grown into lovely shrubs and still flowering. Although they are growing I think it's too early (even for me) to take cuttings now. The purple one had some lovely off shoots last year which I gave to a non gardening friend
I decided to post separate threads for the different colours of clematis I'm looking for, so that I can compare them more easily, before going to the Harrogate Flower Show tomorrow. Your suggestions will be invaluable, as will any photos you might
was an evergreen. It flowers in the summer with little purple flowers with a honey scent. However after looking at it today it appears to be shedding all of its leaves, (it did it last year too but not quite so many). I was going to prune it back a little
! I also have this but I assumed it was because we had severe frost and snow when the flowers were just budding. I also have a purple magnolia that is about 20 years old and flowered really well every year but now looks as though it is dead as it has
over the years, but there are very few left. Do crocuses dislike hot dry summers? (Dordogne) I think theyre the jeanne d arc variety. The flowers are huge compared to my little purple and yellow ones.
beautiful flowers that unfurl, rather prawn-like, in purple. (link above).
I bought some small purple sprouting broc plants last September and followed a novel idea of planting them in grow bags in the greenhouse (maybe from a GW mag?). Anyway, they look lovely and are very leafy, but as yet no heads. Should I
're tall and straight, with green curved leaves and beautiful globes of purple flowers. Being a member of the allium family, leek flowers are a magnet for honeybees and bumblebees, which seem to spend hours moving from one globe to another.The flowers
fotofit wrote (see) Hi everyone - I'm back - let the challenge continue !! I have 'square eyes' from searching internet etc all very interesting but still unable to identify a couple of plants. I've also been waiting for plants and flowers
the tops they tend to end up with all the growth at the top and half a metre of bare trunk underneath. They are quite hardy, even though the flowers look exotic. The flowers come in various shades, from white through pink, purple and lavender blue. They