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A cloud of dancing butterflies!


A cloud of dancing butterflies! (Gillenia trifoliata (American Ipecac))

I like this plant more every time I look at it in the middle of the wide border - so pretty!



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very pretty

17 Jun, 2010

 

So dainty.....

17 Jun, 2010

 

I ve got one of these, not quite in bloom yet though :^)

17 Jun, 2010

 

This was a new one to me - I got it at Beth Chatto's Nursery!!! Isn't it lovely....:-)))

18 Jun, 2010

 

Oh yes its lovely, i got mine last year from Gardeners World Live show, hadnt seen it before this, its growing again this season but still quite small at the moment, was a lot taller when i bought it last year. They had them again today has have been to Gardeners World live again, quite a few people had them in their trolleys! Had a good day, bought lots, will post some pickies soon!

18 Jun, 2010

 

Oh please do! Write a blog about it - I've never been there!

My Gillenia is about 2'6" tall, I suppose.

18 Jun, 2010

 

Yes looking forward to doing blog, got to get pickies sorted out, i think my gillenia was about that size when i bought it, its about 12" at the moment but ive only just put it in the ground, there are some flowers on it though, might be open now didnt look yesterday

19 Jun, 2010

 

I love Gillenia! I have three plants, just about to flower. They are in their third year and are about 2' tall...ish. Lovely!

19 Jun, 2010

 

I bought another one today, to keep this one company. It seems to be the 'in' plant - someone said one of the Chelsea gardens used it!

19 Jun, 2010

 

Yes, Gillenia and Gaura seem to be very popular and are in all the GCs up here!

19 Jun, 2010

 

Gaura certainly is - I even saw a 6-pack a bit like large plugs!

20 Jun, 2010

 

hi spritz, i did a blog on the Gardeners World Live, first blog with photos :^)

20 Jun, 2010

 

That's great - I'll read it in the morning........x

20 Jun, 2010



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