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Maggi Young

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Alpines in a tufa garden
« on: September 16, 2021, 09:04:20 PM »
 Rudi Weiss has been in touch to say that .. "my plantfriend Franz Paznocht sent me the attached pictures of Campanula Maje Blyth,
Daphne jasminea and Physoplexis comosa. All these plants grow very well in his tufa
rockery. P. comosa sows itself profusely in the tufa, even two white flowered plants occured.
Maybe these pictures are interesting for the forum, I asked  Franz and he kindly gave the
permission for publishing these."
 I'm delighted to present  on behalf of  Franz Paznocht- a well-known grower often referred to by Zdenek Zvolanek in Czechia  - these  photos. 
Great thanks too, to Rudi for  sending the  photos!

For those  lucky  enough to have  access  to tufa, we can see  just  how  happy  these  plants  are , growing in that substrate.  Happily, they will also grow  in other  media, but  these  are  looking  particularly healthy and happy!

Physoplexis comosa

Physoplexis comosa growing in profusion, showing white  flowered forms as well!

Physoplexis comosa and smaller  seedlings happy  in tufa.

Fine specimen of Daphne jasminea

Campanula 'Mae Blyth'

Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

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Re: Alpines in a tufa garden
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2021, 09:43:14 PM »
Fabulous Maggi, thanks for sharing!


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Re: Alpines in a tufa garden
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2021, 12:47:23 AM »
Indeed great results
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Re: Alpines in a tufa garden
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2021, 12:38:36 PM »
Wow absolutely green with envy.
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