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JR and DAWN ... romancing in the rain.


JR and DAWN ... romancing in the rain.

Dull, rainy day, but Garry elliptica "James Roof" shows off his handsome tassels for Viburnum bodnantense "Dawn".

Love is in the air ;o)))



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love them like necklaces

25 Jan, 2012

 

Hi Paul... you're a romantic Lol...

25 Jan, 2012

 

That is a very pretty combo

25 Jan, 2012

 

oh yes ;)))

25 Jan, 2012

 

Thanks, Pimpernel ... Whatever the winter weather, I enjoy seeing these, just past my kitchen window.

25 Jan, 2012

 

I love this shrub!

25 Jan, 2012

 

Thank you Michaella :o)))

25 Jan, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Very Nice TT :o)

25 Jan, 2012

 

You did a good job of convincing me to get one of these, TT. Even when I get one, it will take a while to look as good as this, though! How old is it before it starts producing tassels?

25 Jan, 2012

 

Thanks Amy.

Oji ... My JR produced tassels when quite small, but looks more majestic now that the branches have gained height.

25 Jan, 2012

 

nice company:) almost can smell the 'Dawn':-)

25 Jan, 2012

 

Hi Kasy ... the viburnum has a fantastic scent ...
not surprising JR can't resist her .. Lol. ;o)

25 Jan, 2012

 

hope it's mutual feeling, lol.

25 Jan, 2012

 

Lol.
Who could resist JR with those tantalising tassels ? ;o)

25 Jan, 2012

 

A beautiful combination TT.

25 Jan, 2012

 

I couldn't Terra. Remember when I've seen it for the first time, I think I went 'o wow'. Think mine was with orange berries of pyracantha... let me see if i can find it...

25 Jan, 2012

 

Lovely combo......

25 Jan, 2012

 

Thanks Stroller and Dotty :o)))

25 Jan, 2012

 

What a lovely sight they make together......

25 Jan, 2012

 

Hi Milky ... Thanks.
Their babies would be pretty wouldn't they ... Lol.
Long tassels of sweet-smelling blossom ;o)

25 Jan, 2012

 

Now now,Terra no matchmaking ! they will decide if its a match made in heaven..(or your garden ) Lol...a lovely thought though!

25 Jan, 2012

 

Lovely combo!

25 Jan, 2012

 

Lovely :)

25 Jan, 2012

 

Love to see your pics of JR Tt.....still on my wish list...:o))

25 Jan, 2012

 

Lovely combo TT I will be buying a JR for sure my bodnantense dawn will be pleased :o)

26 Jan, 2012

 

they really go well together Terra, very nice :-))

26 Jan, 2012

 

Hi Karen, Pixi, and thanks, Sandra ..
JR knows Valentine's Day isn't too far away .. ;o)

Thank you Janey and Neena ...
Good luck in getting your own JR's :o)

Hello Surreylad ... thanks.
Nice to have these winter interest shrubs so near to my kitchen windows. :o)))

26 Jan, 2012

 

Two beauties that I would like to try after the move :o)

26 Jan, 2012

 

I do like your JR, TT. I have one on my wish list. I have just ordered some plants online with 50% off from the Garden Centre but the JRs were out of stock :(

27 Jan, 2012

 

Hi Gee ... I hope you can acquire a JR.

Last year around my garden, I planted three very baby JR's, which I'd grown from cuttings... so that means unfortunately no spare babies at the moment ... :o(

27 Jan, 2012

 

There's a nursery a few miles away, TT, which I hope to visit during half term (when my daughter can take me - although I have asked her yet!!). I hope they will have one :)

27 Jan, 2012

 

Fingers crossed :o)

27 Jan, 2012

 

These suit each other, two lovely climbers.

29 Jan, 2012

 

Thanks Homebird ...
They provide lovely winter interest for many months...

29 Jan, 2012

 

Tried to get a Garry Elliptica a couple of years ago after reading they worked well on a north faceing wall but was unsuccessful, some lovely ones this year I have noticed but much too big for my tiny garden.Terratoonie will they still flower if they are pruned?

31 Jan, 2012

 

Hi Poppylinda ..
Good question.
I've found by trial and error that it is a case of selective pruning, in the springtime.
Try to leave a few untrimmed branches each year, to ensure you get the lovely JR tassels :o)

31 Jan, 2012

 

Thanks for that,Terratoonie very useful,I will note that down incase i come across one on my travels They only catch your eye when they are in flower.

31 Jan, 2012

 

I find JR a nice all-year shrub because of the ever-green leaves. The tassels start developing at the start of winter. My JR is not far from my kitchen window and it is fun watching the tassels grow.

Pleased to see you on GoY Poppylinda.
We lost a couple of good members this week, but it is encouraging to welcome friendly newcomers. :o) x

31 Jan, 2012

 

Thanks,as i said on my profile/blog (my friend sharnford tells me its in the wrong place!!) I,m new to this computer lark but you know what I'm getting quicker all the time on this keyboard,not being a typist,in fact everything else is takeing second place at the moment,not sure THAT is such a good thing,but hey isnt that what retirement is all about doing what you WANT to do not what you HAVE to do??? X

31 Jan, 2012

 

Linda ... you are absolutely right...
GoY is rather addictive... but a good addiction :o) x

31 Jan, 2012

 

Just beautiful Terra :o)

1 Feb, 2012

 

That is a beautiful JR. I wish I could grow it where it could have full rein to grow as it should and aren't these tassels to die for.

22 Nov, 2012

 

Thanks N3tyy and Scotsgran :o)

Here's another .. a view of JR looking up from below ...

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/63423-my-love-affair-with-j-r/member/terratoonie

22 Nov, 2012

 

I'm falling in love again!! It really is one of those plants that you continue to enjoy each year. I look forward to seeing the tassels. I might not have any this year because I cut it back hard after neglecting it the previous year.

22 Nov, 2012

 

Hi Scotsgran ...
JR's tassels grow for many months, starting late summer, and they are near my kitchen window, so I have fun watching them grow throughout the autumn and winter. :o)

24 Nov, 2012

 

Ours don't start flowering till about the end of September.

24 Nov, 2012

 

I think, because my JR is over the dog run, near the kitchen, I walk past him many times a day ... so I notice every stage of the development of the tassels, from the very tiny beginnings !

24 Nov, 2012



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