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Azaleas/Rhododendrons, Hydrangea, Hibiscus, Roses

(I'm a 1st-time blogger and don't want to get a bad rep for asking too many questions. If I have, set me straight.) I understand...

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dumbinpa

18 Jun, 2018
Dumbinpa

Hydrangeas

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If I had a pound for every time I have heard someone say something not very flattering about hydrangeas I would be rich....

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scotsgran

12 Sep, 2012
Scotsgran

RHODODENDRON

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Are you there Willinilli, you did ask me to put a photo of the rhododendron in full flower, back from our holidays monday...

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sharnford

22 May, 2012
Sharnford

EXOCHORDA ... I love the blossom :o)

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At the end of my back garden, past the archway. Exochorda macrantha 'The Bride". In springtime, she puts on a great...

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terratoonie

29 Apr, 2012
Terratoonie

Deutzia for you

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I only recently managed to locate this plant, with an eventual size of 2mtrs x 2mtrs. Deutzias have never been a favourite...

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jasonf

23 Apr, 2011
Jasonf

Winter damaged Ceanothus

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This winter has taken it's toll on many of our garden plants, leaving us thinking we should maybe be planting hardier alternatives....

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annella

17 Mar, 2011
Annella

Late bloomers

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Several years ago, we acquired, at a special plant sale, a cream flowered weigela. According to the Wikipedia entry, weigela...

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kowhai

22 Jul, 2010
Kowhai

HYDRANGEAS

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Mums Hydrangeas are lovely again this year... they are on either side of the front door of her bungalow..... the ones on...

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hollyeves

13 Jul, 2010
Hollyeves

Elizabeth Rose Garden

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These are pictures I took at the Elizabeth Rose garden in Hartford Conn. a couple of weeks ago. The roses were stunning,...

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the_rose_lady

30 Jun, 2010
The_rose_lady

My Rose Garden

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Some pictures of my rose garden for you to enjoy. Something about the roses just keeps me in that garden (and sometimes...

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the_rose_lady

29 Jun, 2010
The_rose_lady

my roses

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i think i have gone rose made this year, buying them like they going out of fashion . have got ten this year, mostly climers...

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cristina

28 Jun, 2010
Cristina

The 5 Stages of Clematis Sieboldii !

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Clematis florida 'Sieboldii' is one of my favourite clematis and must be the only flower that looks good from the start...

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louise1

22 Jun, 2010
Louise1

Rosa Mundi

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We just popped up to Greys Court (see earlier blogs) to see if the Rosa Mundi border was in flower. It is. And here are some...

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kowhai

18 Jun, 2010
Kowhai

Everything's coming up...

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Roses. I always said that I'd never be bothered with roses, although as a flower I appreciate them, and I constantly find...

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kowhai

18 Jun, 2010
Kowhai

Growing Fuchsias in the Pacific Northwest (Washington State) U.S.A

Fuchsias have been a part of my nursery career since 1979 started growing baskets for school greenhouses Swingtime,Dark Eyes,Crusader,Jack...

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kevin_jng

18 Jun, 2010
Kevin_jng

And so to Summer ( First week of June in the garden )

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This Blog is saying good by Spring Hello Summer In between i have popped in two Rhododendron's as they were to good to leave...

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bjs

9 Jun, 2010
Bjs

Winter Interest in my garden - part 4 - flowers!

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Yes, flowers! I have a considerable number of winter-flowering plants and shrubs in my garden. I'll show you! First-the...

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spritzhenry

21 Dec, 2009
Spritzhenry

Clematis - prune or not?

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Some members were concerned about the thorny subject of Clematis pruning...which, when and how. I promised that I'd write...

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spritzhenry

5 Jun, 2009
Spritzhenry