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gunnera and bottle brush

sanbaz

By Sanbaz


gunnera and bottle brush

today my plants came from ebay and when i opened them was thrilled with these healthy looking plants, will pot in bigger pots tomorrow,



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well done San they look great

2 Mar, 2010

 

thanx yorkshire im very pleased with them, im sure the gunnera will soon grow ;o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

They look ok dont they,

2 Mar, 2010

 

and cheap to carol, ive had some great plants of ebay, looking forward to bottle brush flowering :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Not to sure at getting things of ebay, as you have to bid for them dont you.

2 Mar, 2010

 

alot you buy now price i go for them its easier carol, i always forget to look how my bids doing, most plants are set price carol which is better.

2 Mar, 2010

 

Right will have a look later, i'm after a youcaliptus tree. dont know if i've spelt it right.

2 Mar, 2010

 

be back soon, just going to have a look at ebay girls.

2 Mar, 2010

 

Ok see you later.

2 Mar, 2010

 

i think it starts with e carol lol, im not good on spelling either , will take a look to, they are usually young plants like the bottle brush,

2 Mar, 2010

 

Think there only cheap and grow quite fast.

2 Mar, 2010

 

eucalyptus! there you go carol lol

2 Mar, 2010

 

seen some carol on ebay,£5.75 then £6,95 post, 3-4ft, blue eucalyptus
some at £2.99 but only about 12-18inches

2 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks those 3-4ft are really cheap are'nt they.

2 Mar, 2010

 

yes not bad at all compared to Gc carol, you need to look through as some charge more but that came up on first page

2 Mar, 2010

 

Grand looking plants San.....

2 Mar, 2010

 

OK thanks.

2 Mar, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Well done San .they look lovely plants , I bought a winter flowering Honey suckle from ebay a few weeks ago , it's got some lovely fat buds on it , I will wait until the end of the month before I plant it in the garden ......

2 Mar, 2010

 

thanx alice ;o)
yw carol ;o)
thanx amy your honetsuckle sounds nice, i noticed my honeysuckle had bud coming which i was pleased cause i only got it end of last summer so nice to see it has survived ;o))

2 Mar, 2010

 

2 great purchases. They do look healthy.

2 Mar, 2010

 

thanx GT, cant wait to see my gunnera grow, not sure if i will get a flower on my bottle brush,not sure how old before they flower :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Sandra just ordered a eucalyptus tree, one at £2-99 as they grow fairly quick.

2 Mar, 2010

 

thats great carol, hope its a nice one ;o))

2 Mar, 2010

 

Good purchases Sandra. :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

thankyou Terra i have quite a few plants now so going to ease off till i plant them, then i can weigh things up :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

It will be fun planning where everything will be planted :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

They look great Sandra. I'm a gunnera fan :-) Which variety is it, do you know. I think my bottle brush has maybe died in the frosts :-( Although I have another one.

2 Mar, 2010

 

They look great Sandra, I`m going to treat myself to a bottle brush this year, they are stunning looking plants. :o)

PS: I must look on eBay to see what plants I can pick up! :o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Labdancer, its all on Ebay, I've bought seeds too.

2 Mar, 2010

 

sorry Terra had to make dinner then take son home, yes looking forward to planting, some plants will go into pots so i can take them in during winter i think ;o)
dawn the gunnera is manicata if you know which i mean, not sure what to do with it, either leave in a pot or ground, dont want it taking over , not alot of space ,sorry your bottle brush has died and glad you have another, i may have that in pot to,:o))
sandra ive always wanted one but they can get killed off with severe frost i understand, so will have to be carefull with it,
ebay do have some good sellers for plants and not to expensive either ;o)
dawn your right lots of seeds at the moment

2 Mar, 2010

 

Hi Sandra, I know Gunnera Manicata very well, its got to be one of my favourite ever plants :-) Regarding what to do with it, why not take a look at my Garden Photos - page 3, top row, 4th along. Might give you an idea of what to expect. :-)

2 Mar, 2010

 

ok thanx dawn be right back lol

2 Mar, 2010

 

great plants....... im waiting 4 some things from ebay as well......... my Gunnera is by my pond... ha dit for 2 years each year its leaves get a bit bigger... great plant..

2 Mar, 2010

 

Fab arent they Holly. Good choice Sandra.

2 Mar, 2010

 

thanx holly will check yours out to ;o))
thanx dawn ;o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Looks like you have been bitten by the eBay bug, I have bought several plants and have been pleased with them so far, both of your plants are fairly tender, the bottle brush, depending on which variety it is, I have a hardy one and a tender one, as long as the tender plant is in a sheltered place it will be ok, our Gunnera looks very sick at he moment, should have covered it up.....smack on the wrist for me..lol

2 Mar, 2010

 

thanx dotty i love looking on ebay but its taken me a while to actually buy something as wasnt sure what i would be getting , i think its quite hardy but will make sure i shelter or cover in winter just to be sure, same with gunnera which will be in a big pot eventually not in ground as i dont have the space for it to grow so big ;o) hope your gets better dotty

3 Mar, 2010

 

Two more really fantastic plants Sandra, I ve never bought plants from Ebay but may take a look after seeing youre [I am trying to grow a bottlebrush from seeds Amy sent me].

3 Mar, 2010

 

thanx carole, hows the seeds going, any signs of life yet? not sure how long before they get flowers are you :o))

3 Mar, 2010

 

Nothing yet Sandra will keep you informed ;0)

3 Mar, 2010

 

yes plez do carole, good luck with them :o))

3 Mar, 2010



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