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Is anyone else having a poor year growing mesembryanthemums ( Livingstone Daisies ), mine are a washout, they've gone 'leggy' with all the rain and I have no splash of colour like last year : ( The ones I planted in containers are not too bad, just about recovering this week after weeks of torrential rain, have also tried a new variety this year, African Dream. These like drought conditions but are in a container, not doing bad at all, open today in the sun.

On plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum



Most people are having a disappointing year with bedding but i would imagine anyone growing sun-worshipping plants such as memebs, gazanias etc are going to be ultra disappointed.

12 Jul, 2012


without sunshine they look very sad but fingers crossed we will see the sun soon and their colourful blooms will shine :-))

12 Jul, 2012


Mesembs also need it very dry, they're almost succulents.

12 Jul, 2012


ive pulled all mine out. complete wash out

12 Jul, 2012


Do mesembs have a second flowering in one season as the first show was bad and I was leaviong them in hoping for a second show.

13 Jul, 2012

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