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just a few more pics,


i always seem so busy lately, hope everyone is ok, here are a few more pics from today.

my lavatera barnsley Baby

a bit closer of the bloom..

first Buddleja should be empire blue, but it’s not, i still like it though..

eryngium planum..

i love this lily, L.Rosella’s Dream..

one of my favs, Silybum marianum

one of my honeysuckles, L.Periclymenum grown in my hedge.

This one is very similar to L.Belgica, but is L.Serotina just as nice and as fragrant.

my seed eryngium is flowering, this one is E.Agavifolium soon be fully out, this one is over 6 foot tall now..

that’s about it for now, thanks for looking..

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I like that Barnsley Baby Lavatera of my customers has one and it's really good compact plant much smaller than others.I'm not a fan of Lavatera (or any mallows really) but this one is great...not all sprawly.and what a lovely Lily!

15 Jul, 2013


You have lots of nice plants :o) I've got one honeysuckle like the 1st photo you show and it's very fragrant :o)

15 Jul, 2013


Lovely buddleia and lily, SL. My buddleia is nowhere near flowering yet and the lilies have been ravaged by lily beetle. I don't seem to have had much time for GOY recently either so can't keep up with everything.

15 Jul, 2013


Thanks Paul, yes nice compact plant this lavatera, it's the only one I like really.

Thanks Hywel, yes that ones a lovely one to have :-)

Thanks Tuesdaybear, I just seem so much more busier this year.

16 Jul, 2013


Never mind friends! Don't worry if you don't have as much time....come back whenever you want. Everyone is the same really....sometimes there aren't enough hours in the day!
I like Barnsley Baby too, but almost lost mine this doesn't seem to be as tough as its siblings. ANd that is a super lily!

16 Jul, 2013


Great pictures Surreylad, thank you for taking the time to pop in. Enjoy... :)))

16 Jul, 2013


I love that lavatera barnsley. White and pink colour of the bush is really charming.

16 Jul, 2013


I'm not a fan of my lavatera either, it's huge and pink and takes up far too much space.
Some gorgeous flowers there SL.

16 Jul, 2013


A nice selection there Slad , I thought I had lost my Silybum last year but they have been coming up in all sorts of odd places this year , I like the foliage ....

16 Jul, 2013


Nice selection you have going there.Buddleia well on mine will be another month .

16 Jul, 2013


I didn't realise Lavatera Barnsley Baby got as big as that! I lost my full size Barnsley this year but have managed to get lavateras out of my system for now and am still being tempted to replace it with the strawberry vanilla hydrangea...

16 Jul, 2013


Thanks Karen I appreciate it, your right about the Barnsley baby, mine normally loses about two foot of growth winter time, then re-grows the next year.

Thanks Michaella :-)

Thanks Kat :-)

Thanks Lulu :-)

Thanks Amy, the Silybum is an annual/biannual but I will collect the seeds for next year, love the idea of yours sprouting up like that. :-)

Thanks Brian, I normally give them all a chelsea chop but had some vandals kill some of my rarer ones so I've let these grow to take cuttings and fill the voids left by the others that had to be ripped out.

Steragram I'm not normally a lavatera fan but this one took my eye a few years ago, the hydrangea sounds lovely.

16 Jul, 2013

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