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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #30 on: May 14, 2020, 01:26:12 PM »
Wonder if our omniscient Maggi can help pin down names on my different allium


Haven't  a  Scoopy Doo, but  I've asked Mark McDonough , a  man  who knows  his  onions!
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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2020, 05:11:20 AM »
Thank you! Now I have seen quite a few colourful onions - pink, blue and I have decided to get some.

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #32 on: May 19, 2020, 06:16:22 AM »
Been very busy watering ... No rain in the past, no rain in the future!

Lagurus Ovatus!

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Saw these two brolleys in the allotment - they really brought a smile to my face!

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A rather unique and different muscari. If you asked me to buy muscari, I would say you were mad! Now, I am mad! Quite fun!

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Cirsium Trevor's Blue Wonder!


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Bought this rather unique iris Painted Woman!

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #33 on: May 20, 2020, 06:04:46 AM »
Canterbury Bells suddenly appeared after missing for 3 years. Self seeded beauty and they looked like elegant bells

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Blackbird bearded iris

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Wonderful achillea

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Clematis Majorie

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Crystal Fountain Clematis! My sweet surprise yesterday!

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #34 on: May 24, 2020, 06:35:08 AM »
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The heat has really worked the trick
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Not really a rose person, but quite like my little standard
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This Salsify is most photogenic

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #35 on: May 27, 2020, 08:53:44 AM »
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Salvia Madelaine

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Bartzella

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Mr G F Hemrick - my new love!


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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #36 on: May 29, 2020, 09:14:53 AM »
Some newbies

Lighting is not good. Finally, after more than 5 attempts, one packet of sees had come good. Salvia Coccinea Summer Jewel Pink. Dainty and quaint!

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Thalictrum Nimbus White. Feel like a cheat as I bought the plant last week.

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Long and elegant Alstroemeria and you wouldn't know it is an all-invasive thug! Ahhhhhhh! Beautiful imp!
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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #37 on: June 02, 2020, 09:39:36 AM »
Good morning

Salvia Neon is singing!
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Iris Sibrica

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Got this beauty from freegle. Well chuffed 6 blooms now

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Share yours please!

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #38 on: June 04, 2020, 07:21:33 AM »
It's cold, grey and dull here!

My usual alstroemeria PINK

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Very happy that my alstroemeria summer series flowered yesterday

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Cirsium Atropurpureum.

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #39 on: June 05, 2020, 06:41:50 AM »
Rained here. Just a bit. Can't complain as I don't have to water the garden today!

Finally, a decent photo of my beloved Salvia Coccinea Summer Jewel Pink

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Alstroemeria Pink

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Supposed to be black petunia

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Latest addition Martignon lily

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #40 on: June 06, 2020, 05:43:21 AM »
Very happy to see my petunia flowering from seeds

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Deutzia Codsall Pink

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Bearded Iris Bearded Dragon

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Martignon lily fully bloom now.

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My pride and joy today Clematis Angel. Saw it in Wisley in the form of a massive mount of flower - copper and gold! Very impressive

Bought it early this year.

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #41 on: June 09, 2020, 06:08:14 AM »
Foxes galore

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I spotted 5 of them and holes in neighbour's lawn!

A lovely amethyst in the snow centaurea

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Latest alstroemeria acquisition

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #42 on: June 10, 2020, 02:37:35 PM »
Finally, my martagon lilies are here. If anyone has other cultivars for sale, please message me.

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Art Deco dahlia

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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #43 on: June 16, 2020, 07:15:11 AM »
Some new additions

Penstemon Black bird with big flowers!
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Petunia which I raised from seed
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A giant euphoria which I stupidly planted at the front of the border!
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Wonderful abutilon
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Re: Vignettes of your gardening memories
« Reply #44 on: June 18, 2020, 09:40:05 AM »
Exciting day yesterday

New flower Salvia Lady in Red
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Salvia Bullyana
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