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Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction'


Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' (Melittis melissophyllum (Bastard Balm))

One of the lovely plants sent to me from the Nursery who messed up my order!



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I love this plant it is so trouble free and easy and rewards so much
Lovely :)

14 May, 2010

 

Thanks, Vicky - I have another one, slightly different. It was too damp to trot up the garden to see if it's in flower...maybe tomorrow! I like that one as well.

Have you recovered from the shock of the 'gang' of GOY-ers descending on you yet? It was lovely to meet you....:-)))))

14 May, 2010

 

This is lovely. Never heard of this before but it's very very pretty.

15 May, 2010

 

I'll check on the other one. I think you'll like that, too. They're planted facing east, so they get some sun in the mornings. I don't think they need a lot of sun, though!

15 May, 2010

 

Even better!

15 May, 2010

 

I did look at the other one, but it's only got buds at the moment. If it really is warmer next week, it might flower. :-))

15 May, 2010

 

Added to my faves....hope the other one is flowering soon....we are heading for warmth!

16 May, 2010

 

I do hope so - it's raining again here...YUK....

16 May, 2010

 

No? goodness, we're on about out third day of continual sunshine and things are actually growing!

16 May, 2010

 

Boo-hoo! I got an hour outside this evening. Of course, it's sunny now, at 7.30, well - it would be, wouldn't it! I've been for an amble around, as well, and at last there are buds appearing on some plants. :-)))

16 May, 2010

 

Oh B! I think by the summer is over the score on sunny warm days will be massively in your favour! Only one of my roses has visible buds on it, and I'm still looking at Primula Veris and Narcissi!

16 May, 2010

 

And you think I'm not? I've GOT to turf out the remaining (just in flower) Narcissi from my large blue pot tomorrow, so I can plant it up again. I can't have a pot full of dying leaves as a focal point, now can I? Primroses still in flower, too. :-((

16 May, 2010

 

Really...gosh....what are you going to plant in the pot B?

16 May, 2010

 

I have three large pink Osteos, purple surfinias, and mauve and white Nemesia ready to go in. I have several other large (grown on) bacopa plugs, too, which might go round the edge...I'll see how much space there is.

16 May, 2010

 

That sounds absolutely beautiful! must be a big pot. btw...my grass seed finally germinating on my bare patches. Have been watering like mad for about five days in a row. That's obviously what it needed! What a relief, I had begun to think it would never grow again!! Have you seen my Ger.Phaeum 'Lily Lovell'? I am soooooo chuffed with it! Beautiful colour, much nicer than Samobor!

16 May, 2010

 

Yes thanks it was lovely to see you all.
I was a bit shattered and still am but that wont go away until the end of the season but unfortunatly the money goes too so the more the merrier lol

I hope you all had a great day out, it was a shame it wasnt a little warmer for you all.
We were so cold all week I think that tires you out sometimes too doesnt it
I have been planting a little in our garden this week trying to plant my recent purchases and a load of heucheras in the borders.
Have you planted your spoils of the show yet?
I swa you loot on your tray in a picture you seemed to have been very busy ! lol

16 May, 2010

 

Ooooohh, yes, Vicky...it's all planted! I'm waiting for my new Heuchera to turn pink now! :-))))))))

It really was cold - we felt for you!

16 May, 2010

 

Thankyou Spritz
I have been ill all week with a bad cough etc
I think it was that cold weather that helped it to come on (well thats what I am blaming ):)

17 May, 2010

 

Of course it wouldn't have helped...was it a successful Show for you, though, apart from the disappointing judgement of your stand? ( We all awarded you a gold, as you know! lol)

17 May, 2010



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