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Abutilon ' Chinese Bell Flower ' !

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By Amy


  Abutilon   '  Chinese Bell Flower ' !

Grown from Seed



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well done Amy, its beautiful.

26 Jul, 2010

 

Beautiful colour and perfect form!

26 Jul, 2010

 

Perfection.

26 Jul, 2010

 

very nice

26 Jul, 2010

 

Like it.

26 Jul, 2010

 

really lovely amy ;o))

26 Jul, 2010

 

Beautiful, clever you:-)

26 Jul, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks everyone , I have two plants the second one is a slightly different colour ... :o)

26 Jul, 2010

 

What a beauty Amy

26 Jul, 2010

 

So nice to grow plants from seed and when they flower ...... whoo hoo.

26 Jul, 2010

 

gorgeous.............

26 Jul, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks 6p / Dawn there were 8 seeds only two grew I will try to save some seed from these for next year .. Thanks Milky :o)

26 Jul, 2010

 

Looks like you'll need lots of paper bags/envelopes Amy for all the seed collecting ;-)

26 Jul, 2010

 

How pretty.......

26 Jul, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I'm going to be like the Bees out there Dawn . Bizzy Bizzy .. :o))

Thanks Dd

27 Jul, 2010

 

Beautiful Amy. ;o)))

27 Jul, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Linda .. :o)

27 Jul, 2010

 

Very pretty and a beautiful close up Amy.....

27 Jul, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Janette , it is a lovely flower .. :o)

27 Jul, 2010

 

beautiful

27 Jul, 2010

 

Lovely flower :o)))

29 Jul, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Eileen / Mushy :o))

29 Jul, 2010

 

Beautiful ... really lovely colour. :o))

2 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Fluff ... I was hoping to save the seed from it but as they go over the dead flower heads fall off , so how can I save seed ...where is it ?

2 Aug, 2010

 

When I googled Chinese Bell Flower Amy it came up with Platycodon...what I call a balloon flower ... is it the same thing?

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

No Fluff it isn't .. I have a Platycodon , like you I call it a Balloon flower , it's quite different .. .. I believe the Chinese Bell flower comes under the heading of an Abutilon , I wonder why it came up with that ...I will have a look as well ...

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I've found one called Abutilon ' Ashford Red ' Which is very similar to mine Fluff ... I bought my seed from a place called ' The seed hut ' on ebay .... £ 1.99 for 8 seeds only two of them grew .... I'm actually wondering why they called it a Chinese Bell flower ?

4 Aug, 2010

 

Yes Abutilon came up too. Confusing eh? Oh well names get changed all the time & mixed & matched I suppose! It's gorgeous whatever it's name!!

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Maybe I should change the name heading to Abutilon with ( Chinese bell flower in brackets ) ........ it is confusing !

4 Aug, 2010

 

I must say it looks more like the former than the latter so yes ... good idea!

4 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Fluff would you believe I walked into the sitting room after writing that last piece and there sitting on the coffee table was the latest Magazine. RHS 'The Garden' and there on the front cover is a photo of my Ablutilon ... headlines .. Beauty of Summer Bells ... so thats it deffinatley there are two whole pages showing all kinds of Abutilon apparently there are some for almost every month of the year and are hardier then you would think .. .. :o))

4 Aug, 2010

 

Well blow me down with a wet kipper! There you go then ... officially an Abutilon! I've never had one ... friend of mine does tho' & it's huge! About 5ft tall!

5 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

LOL , never heard that one before !

5 Aug, 2010

 

;o))

5 Aug, 2010



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