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White violas

Doing well in a container.



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love the yellow and black centres. stunning little fellows :o)

17 Mar, 2010

 

All my violas have burst out in flower again with the warmer temps. and sunshine - I wish I could say the same about the pansies, though!

17 Mar, 2010

 

I love this color. I've been sold on violas, common here for their tolerance to chill, but each face is so different. I must have many this year.

18 Mar, 2010

 

Next year, it will be violas and no pansies, Gt. I know we may have a milder winter, but there's such a good range of colours available, I'm happy to choose them.

18 Mar, 2010

 

I agree. These are one of the only things I've seen reseed pretty easily here. And you have cool enough climes they are happy too. Sounds like your pansies didn't please you at all this year. :-)

19 Mar, 2010

 

They gave up at the first cold spell, and haven't really recovered. The ones I've left in, I might try cutting back to 'liven them up' a bit. Kill or cure! LOL.

19 Mar, 2010

 

Little smiling faces, very pretty......

19 Mar, 2010

 

I've just posted more photos - all the violas I planted are doing REALLY well, so they're a delight! :-)))

19 Mar, 2010

 

I do like Violas, they get very scruffy here, it must be the salt winds.....

20 Mar, 2010

 

How about your pansies, though? I read an Alan Titchmarsh article today, and he commented on the awfulness of pansies after the cold weather.

20 Mar, 2010

 

We dont grow pansies, only violas which were going very well until the bitterly cold winds got to them......!!

22 Mar, 2010

 

Oh dear. My little Pittosporum has some wind damage, sadly. I just hope it'll recover.

22 Mar, 2010

 

Pittosporum are tender, we lost one large one last year, it was over 5ft too.....:>((

23 Mar, 2010

 

I asked a question about it when I planted it - I was assured it would be fine! It isn't. :-(((

24 Mar, 2010

 

Complain to the nursery, we have taken plants back and had our money back, one was a monkey puzzle tree, and a trachelospermum, most reputable GCs will refund or credit note if you have proof of purchase.

24 Mar, 2010

 

Sorry - I meant on GOY!!....

24 Mar, 2010

 

Oh dear, I would have told you, some are hardy, and others are not as you have found out.

27 Mar, 2010

 

Everyone agreed that it should be fine...I did fleece it, but after the frosts, when I took the fleece off, we had a strong wind - and the damage is from that.

27 Mar, 2010

 

That is what killed ours, which variety was it? the common one is very hardy......

29 Mar, 2010

 

'Silver Magic'...I have to admit that I couldn't remember its name - I've just checked in my plant list! I'm leaving it for a while before I cut it back or anything.

30 Mar, 2010

 

Good idea, we thought we had lost our Melianthus, found it was growing underneath all the dead foliage, so pleased.

3 Apr, 2010

 

It looks very poorly today. :-((

3 Apr, 2010

 

Oh dear......sorry to hear that, I have noticed we have lost a lot of grasses.......

5 Apr, 2010

 

SIGH........:-((((

5 Apr, 2010

 

"they" dont tell you that grasses can be killed off in a bad winter, will have to buy some more now, cannot have a grasses bed with no grass !!!

6 Apr, 2010

 

Not really...rather a contradiction of terms! I've got to decide whether to replace the Pittosporum. I rather think I will - maybe if I get one soon, it'll get its roots well in in the growing season.

6 Apr, 2010

 

You might have to buy a larger specimen too.

12 Apr, 2010



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