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Tropaeolum Tricolor

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Tropaeolum Tricolor

Indulging myself with a better overall picture full out now a pleasure to visit the glass house, it spans about 10ft of the 12ft wide house depth about 6ft.



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Wow!!!!

5 Mar, 2016

 

That is simply beautiful. Easy from seed?

5 Mar, 2016

bjs
Bjs
 

Siris
easier to buy a tuber
have hand pollinated and saved a few seed but did not germinate

at 5ft 9in I can just walk under it.

5 Mar, 2016

 

Thanks for the information, was looking at seeds of above at Plant World Seeds, but will give them a miss. That was where I bought seed of Maurandya Red Dragon this year, which has germinated well, but the Billardiera not yet. I also (after seeing your white Iris pseudo?) bought 20 seeds of Iris pseudocorus Alba, from elsewhere, sowed 10, been thro' the washing/cold stratification business, got 9 germinated. Be interesting to see the difference.

6 Mar, 2016

amy
Amy
 

Wow ,that's amazing is your greenhouse heated Brian ?

6 Mar, 2016

bjs
Bjs
 

It is but only to keep it frost free,foliage and flowers will take quite a bit of frost but the tuber is tender,in the wid it grows from very deep under ground keeping it frost free.
the flowers are smaller than the picture indicates but a lot of them.
It's not really difficult given a sand bed to plunge the pot and a bit of patients adding pieces of string for a couple of months for it to climb over.

6 Mar, 2016

bjs
Bjs
 

Siris keep us updated

6 Mar, 2016

amy
Amy
 

Thanks for that Brian :o)

6 Mar, 2016

 

Will do Brian, the remaining 10 seeds are in the veg compartment in the fridge till about May, but I don't like to count my chickens before they have hatched.

6 Mar, 2016



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