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Hans J

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...so nice
« on: June 12, 2010, 02:49:18 PM »
 :) nothing special - but so nice !

some pics from today :

Strawflower 'Sunnyboy"
Viola 'Columbine'
Habranthus grandiflora



enjoy
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« Last Edit: June 21, 2010, 08:16:46 AM by Hans J »
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Re: ...so nice
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2010, 10:55:19 PM »
I love the Habranthus Hans are they easy to grow and where do they come from?
Shelagh, Bury, Lancs.

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Re: ...so nice
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2010, 08:04:57 AM »
Hi Shelagh ,

Yes -the Habranthus are easy !
watering from April until September - than dry
in summer they in our garden on a rain protectet place -in winter in my greenhouse ( with a minimum temp. of +5 )
I have received my plants before many years from a friend - but they are sold in nurseries and gardencenter
- mostly as Habr. robustus
This plants makes no seeds ...I dont not why

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Re: ...so nice
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2010, 10:20:56 PM »
You are growing them soooo well Hans. brilliant pots 8)
living near Stranraer, Scotland. Gardening in the West of Scotland.

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Re: ...so nice
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2010, 07:16:21 AM »
You are growing them soooo well Hans. brilliant pots 8)

Many thanks Peter for your friendly compliment  :D

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Re: ...so nice
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2010, 07:23:42 AM »
Beautifully grown Viola, Hans.  Getting all the flowers to stand up like that is impressive.  Certainly hard to do that in our climate.  ;D  Excellent Habranthus clump too. 8)

Great pics.
Cheers.

Paul T.
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Min winter temp -8 or -9C. Max summer temp 40C. Thankfully, maybe once or twice a year only.

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Re: ...so nice
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2010, 07:40:58 AM »
Hi Paul ,

nice to hear from you !
This Viola is simply for me - it is a hybrid - bought last year from a nursery .
It has a very nice fragrance ( similar like V.odorata )

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