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Impatiens tower, Wisley

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Impatiens tower, Wisley

Another one of one of the towers at the entrance of Wisley



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Mmmmmm...looks like a giant lolly!

26 Sep, 2009

 

gorgeous

26 Sep, 2009

 

Looks good enough for a christmas tree just place lights on it. I bet it was a man who chose the plant. ;o)

26 Sep, 2009

 

lol Morgana; might well be a man who chose the shape...

27 Sep, 2009

 

lmao, Bamboo that too, I have noticed over the years when going all over to look at plants, the men always chose impatients, so I say it must be their nature which they see in flower.

27 Sep, 2009

 

oooh thats rude heehee

x x x

27 Sep, 2009

 

Not rude truth as I some I know and they storm out of supermarkets when there is a que he he .

27 Sep, 2009

 

I meant the rference to the shape!! hee hee
Sigmund would have a field day with this ;o)

x x x

27 Sep, 2009

 

lol Moonkins he would, I wonder what his theory would of been .

27 Sep, 2009

 

Well, you know Freud - everything was always about sex...

27 Sep, 2009

 

Well as I have so many relatives work in hospitals and careing proffession, we all die because of a sexual desease, which could effect the heart etc.

27 Sep, 2009

 

Well looking at the shape and colour and name impatient.....what more is there to say......surely not a phallic symbol....Lol!!

2 Oct, 2009

 

:o))

2 Oct, 2009

 

My goodness Bamboo that is so pretty... you English people have such taste in gardens, it's so green over there...

5 Nov, 2009

 

Hmm, well green it may be, but it's also dark, damp, wet, windy and chilly, now!

5 Nov, 2009

 

LOL :o)

7 Nov, 2009

 

Ha! I took a couple of photos of these too. Very impressive they are.

5 Jul, 2010

 

I know you did, I remember going to load mine and you pipped me at the post last year, already put yours on here, lol!

5 Jul, 2010

 

How was that done, will we ever know, its like a living christmas tree There's clever folk at Wisley.

13 Nov, 2012

 

It'll be a frame with 'pockets' for soil or pots to be planted into, Sunne... they haven't done this for a couple of years because of the problem with Impatiens Downy Mildew.

13 Nov, 2012

 

Lovely, Bamboo

4 Feb, 2013

 

I'd better give impatiens a miss. Lol.
Still, it's quite eyecatching.
Maybe do a wire hour-glass figure & plant a few climbers. =-O

16 Mar, 2013

 

IMPRESSIVE TO SAY THE LEAST I ALWAYS WONDER HOW THESE ARE ACHIEVED sorry didnt mean to shout lol caps was on i recently visted barton grange at garstang nr preston and sum of the flower builds there are breathtaking

7 Jul, 2013

 

Yes, impressive stuff - hours and hours and hours of some badly paid poor soul's time, lol. Amazing how it all works out, if I try anything like it, inevitably some of the plants don't do well, and others do.

8 Jul, 2013

 

yes i know wot u mean can be very disheartening wen that happens

8 Jul, 2013

 

that's spectacular! I've never managed to grwo any from seed, and the ones I've bought as plugs never seem to last very long.

21 Nov, 2013

 

No, well sadly they won't, now, Fran155. Wisley has not done these arrangements for the last 3 years because of Impatiens downy mildew, which is rife everywhere and for which there's no treatment.

22 Nov, 2013

 

thanks, Bamboo, I'll give future tries a miss, I think.

There must have been one heck of a strong support structure for that tower.

22 Nov, 2013

 

The new guinea type impatiens are not prone to mildew, so you could grow those, but they're not any use for making this type of display. I think the structure is simply strong wire over a basic metal frame... that's what they used for the 'green wall' at Westfield in Shepherds Bush

23 Nov, 2013

 

When I saw the small picture I thought it was a Christmas tree. A lot of thought and work involved. Automatic watering comes to mind too.

11 Dec, 2013



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