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Astilbe Chinensis...Pumila.

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Astilbe Chinensis...Pumila.

New last year,and it has grown so big...even though the label said in brackets...dwarf Chinese ! ..I don't think so .:o)



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Gorgeous. I've never been able to grow it successfully, so feeling a bit envious.

21 Aug, 2012

 

Thank you,Dwyllis..it was only £2 from a supermarket garden centre,last year..a shame you can't grow it..they do prefer a more shaded area,and preferably damp or well watered..

21 Aug, 2012

 

Another different colour, and so big, you must be feeding it well Sandra.

21 Aug, 2012

 

Wow I love it Sandra, such a lovely colour and what a bargain;0))

21 Aug, 2012

 

that is lovely Bloomer

21 Aug, 2012

 

It certainly loves the place you have put it. Lovely plants aren't they.

21 Aug, 2012

 

Maybe B. in China this is dwarf!!! Lol. Its lovely.

21 Aug, 2012

 

wow Bloomer !!

21 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Cinders..It's only had the occasional liquid feed,when I have remembered,but well watered,with all that rain..so it must be happy with that..:o)
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Thank you,Carole..It has grown tremendously this year..I
thought it was never going to flower..and they looked like brown sticks for ages..it must have been waiting to surprise me ! Lol.
Thanks Yorkshire and Homebird..pleased you like it :o)
It is a bit shaded and sheltered there..
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Lol,Grandmage..you may be right :o)
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Thank you Paul,I think it has the Wow factor too :o)

21 Aug, 2012

 

Lovely plant Bloomer :o)

21 Aug, 2012

 

certainly is - mine didn't really do too well this year

22 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Neellan....:o)
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I wonder why,Paul? I only have one other variety..red'Fanal' and that has been good too..it's gone brown now:o(

22 Aug, 2012

 

not sure Bloomer :( they like moist and shady -m I mean this summer certainly had that lol

22 Aug, 2012

 

I see what you mean,Paul..that's another theory out of the window then ! Lol....I must say,some of the Fanal ones get a lot of sunshine..when we get it..! but I try to water them well at the roots..

22 Aug, 2012

 

Looks great, been a good year for astilbe here, dull and wet:-)

26 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Ba..I agree..they have been lovely :o)

26 Aug, 2012

 

That's a beauty, I never have much success with them here :o))

13 Sep, 2012

 

It did really well for it's first full year,so really pleased with it..it's all brown now,but I'm leaving them on for a little while yet..I quite like them when they are dead too ! :o))..strange person that I am .Lol.

13 Sep, 2012

 

Mmmm

13 Sep, 2012

 

I see you are having to think about it,Annella ! :o)

13 Sep, 2012

 

No Bloomer I was just quietly agreeing with you ;O)

14 Sep, 2012

 

That's ok then ! :o))

14 Sep, 2012

 

I cut all three of mine down after flowering ... and they've all come back up with new foliage ... I expect flowers this late would be too much to ask for? .......

17 Sep, 2012

 

you never know your luck,Shirley :o)

17 Sep, 2012



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