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Allium

Added on 20 Sep, 2020 | 14 photos

Genus: Allium.
Species: Allium.

White Alliums growing on balcony

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Amaryllis

Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 140 photos

Genus: Amaryllis.
Species: Amaryllis Hippeastrum.

You can see some of the photos I have uploaded of this wonderful bulb.

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Amaryllis red & white

Added on 8 Nov, 2009 | 144 photos

Genus: Amaryllis.
Species: Amaryllis.

An older photo of 2 Amaryllis flowering in February 2007.

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Anemone Blanda

Added on 18 Apr, 2021 | 4 photos

Genus: Anemone.
Species: Anemone blanda.

Anemone Blanda flowering on balcony

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Asiatic lily 'Perfect Joy'

Added on 4 Jul, 2021 | 3 photos

Species: Asiatic lily.

Asiatic lily 'Perfect Joy' on balcony July 2021

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Begonia

Added on 25 Aug, 2015 | 17 photos

Genus: Begonia.
Species: Begonia.

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Cacti

Added on 31 Dec, 2020 | 20 photos

Different Cacti that my granddaughter Kirsty has given me

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Calibrachoa

Added on 15 May, 2021 | 10 photos

Species: Calibrachoa.

Calibrachoa just bought 14th May 2021

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Calla Lily

Added on 30 May, 2017 | 26 photos

Genus: Zantedeschia.
Species: Zantedeschia.

Zantedeschia 'Calla Lily' on living room table 17th May 2017

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Carnation

Added on 18 Jul, 2009 | 10 photos

Genus: Dianthus.
Species: Dianthus caryophyllus.

I have been growing Carnations on my balcony for years. My wife really loves them, says they remind her a lot o...

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Chinses rose

Added on 20 Apr, 2020 | 10 photos

I call this a "Chinese rose" because it came from some seeds one of my brothers gave some years ago. T...

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Cosmos 'Seashells'

Added on 29 Jul, 2021 | 7 photos

Genus: Cosmos.
Species: Cosmos bipinnatus.

Cosmos 'Seashells Mixed' flowering on allotment during 2012

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Cyclamen

Added on 20 Sep, 2020 | 4 photos

Genus: Cyclamen.
Species: Cyclamen hederifolium.

Bought on 18th September 2020

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Daffodil

Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 70 photos

Species: Daffodil.

Daffodils are a joy to behold in the spring. I always have a few on my balcony, unfortunately, due to limited sp...

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Dragon tree

Added on 13 Mar, 2010 | 15 photos

Genus: Dracaena.
Species: Dracaena marginata.

Dracaena marginata or Dragon tree, to give it its popular/common name has lived in our living-room for 5 or 6 ye...

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Easter cactus

Added on 30 May, 2009 | 10 photos

Species: Hatiora gaetner.

I have a lot of these growing on my balcony. Most came from "cutting" found on the shelves in a local ...

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Freesias

Added on 17 Apr, 2021 | 6 photos

Genus: Freesia.
Species: Freesia grandiflora.

Freesias growing on the balcony

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Fuchsia

Added on 1 May, 2009 | 97 photos

Genus: Fuchsia.
Species: Fuchsia.

I like to grow Fuchsias & have grown many on my balcony over the years.

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Fuchsia 'Genii'

Added on 22 May, 2018 | 4 photos

Genus: Fuchsia.
Species: Fuchsia 'Genii'.

Fuchsia 'Genii' bought for me by my son.

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Gadiolus

Added on 26 Apr, 2009 | 6 photos

Genus: Gladiolus.
Species: Gladiolus grandiflorus.

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Geranium (Pelargonium zonal)

Added on 5 May, 2020 | 9 photos

Genus: Pelargonium.
Species: Pelargonium zonal.

I have many different colours growing on our balcony.

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Glory of the snow

Added on 6 Apr, 2009 | 1 photo

I bought a packet of 20 in 2007 & planted them in a couple of my plant containers (for want of a better name...

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Gloxinia

Added on 13 Jun, 2009 | 4 photos

I have two plants of Gloxinia that my wife bought at the supermarket where she works. They were reduced & on...

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Godetia (Azalea flowered)

Added on 5 Nov, 2011 | 5 photos

Species: Godetia.

I grow these on my balcony most years as my wife likes them a lot. This year I've grown some on the allotme...

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Golden Conifer

Added on 29 May, 2009 | 4 photos

I have had three of these Conifer growing on my balcony for 5 or 6 years.

Update 2015:

These died a couple...

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Golden Creeping Jenny

Added on 7 Oct, 2018 | 4 photos

Genus: Lysimachia.
Species: Lysimachia nummularia.

Lysimachia nummularia 'Golden Creeping Jenny' growing in a wicker hanging basket on balcony

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Grape Hyacinth

Added on 12 Apr, 2009 | 5 photos

Genus: Muscari.
Species: Muscari neglectum.

Underplanted in a pot of mint!

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Guzmania

Added on 25 Aug, 2012 | 2 photos

Genus: Guzmania.
Species: Guzmania lingulata.

A Spanish lady who spent a month living very close to us gave me the plant as a thank you present for helping he...

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Hardy Geranium

Added on 31 May, 2018 | 3 photos

Genus: Geranium.
Species: Geranium cinereum.

Growing in two hanging baskets on the balcony

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Heuchera

Added on 28 Sep, 2014 | 5 photos

Genus: Heuchera.
Species: Heuchera americana.

Given to me by a friend in very bad state! Now it has recovered & looks fabulous!

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Hyacinth

Added on 12 Apr, 2009 | 5 photos

Species: Hyacinth Orientalis.

Look lovely on my balcony!

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Ivy Leaf Geranium

Added on 16 Apr, 2009 | 10 photos

I've been growing Ivy Leaf Geraniums on my balcony since 2003 at least. I have two conical hanging baskets ...

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Larkspur

Added on 2 Jun, 2009 | 7 photos

I have started growing Larkspur for the first time on my balcony this year. They are still seedlings but I hope ...

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Lily

Added on 3 Feb, 2013 | 1 photo

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium.

Lilies growing on our balcony in Spain during 1990-1

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Lobelia

Added on 18 Jan, 2015 | 5 photos

Genus: Lobelia.
Species: Lobelia erinus.

Lobelias growing on my balcony

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Marguerite

Added on 13 Nov, 2017 | 6 photos

Genus: Argyranthemum.
Species: Argyranthemum frutescens.

Two standards given to me by Dick, a friend from church, during summer 2017

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Morning Glory

Added on 1 Sep, 2010 | 13 photos

Genus: Ipomoea.
Species: Ipomoea purpurea.

One of the many flowers that are now opening daily on my balcony.

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Morning Glory 2

Added on 2 Aug, 2011 | 6 photos

This lovely Morning Glory comes in various colours.

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Nasturtium

Added on 6 Jun, 2009 | 11 photos

Genus: Tropaeolum.
Species: Tropaeolum majus.

I first grew Nasturtiums as a boy at school. Since then I've grown them many a time. Just last year I had a...

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Orchids (Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchid)

Added on 24 Jul, 2020 | 9 photos

Genus: Phalaenopsis.
Species: Phalaenopsis.

Orchids (Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchid)

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Oxalis 'Iron Cross'

Added on 29 Jul, 2014 | 5 photos

Genus: Oxalis.
Species: Oxalis.

I have had these little bulbs for a number of years now & I like them very much.

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Pansy

Added on 14 Apr, 2009 | 45 photos

Genus: Viola.
Species: Viola x wittrockiana.

I grow lots of Pansies on my balcony!

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Pelargonium 'Bi-Color'

Added on 18 Oct, 2018 | 4 photos

Genus: Pelargonium.
Species: Pelargonium Grandiflorum.

Pelargonium Grandiflorum

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Peony 'Alexander Fleming'

Added on 13 Jun, 2019 | 4 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia lactiflora.

A present for my birthday from my son & my daughter-in-law

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Peony 'Alexander Fleming'

Added on 19 Jun, 2020 | 7 photos

Genus: Paeonia.
Species: Paeonia lactiflora.

A birthday present from my son & daughter-in-law in 2019

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Petunia

Added on 28 May, 2011 | 7 photos

Update 2015:

I had these growing on our balcony for 3 or 4 years in a row but this year I haven't grown ...

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Philadelphus coronaria 'Varigatus' Mock Orange

Added on 29 Jun, 2018 | 3 photos

Genus: Philadelphus.
Species: Philadelphus coronaria 'Varigatus'.

Bought for me by my son for my birthday

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Philadelphus coronarias 'Variegatus'

Added on 22 May, 2018 | 3 photos

Genus: Philadelphus.
Species: Philadelphus coronarias 'Variegatus'.

My son bought me this plant for my birthday.

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Poinsettia

Added on 19 Dec, 2009 | 4 photos

A plant left by a friend after he left us. It now grows in the kitchen.
I found this page very interesting. It...

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Poppy

Added on 17 Jun, 2012 | 4 photos

The Poppies here are growing on the allotment I share with my friend Gerry.

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Katherine Dykes'

Added on 22 May, 2018 | 2 photos

Genus: Potentilla.
Species: Potentilla fruticosa.

Potentilla fruticosa 'Katherine Dykes' given to me by my son for my birthday.

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Pumpkin 'Jack O'Lantern'

Added on 3 Nov, 2013 | 7 photos

Pumpkins 'Jack O'Lantern' all lit up!

Update 2015:

Had no success in growing them this year...

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Regal Pelargonium Angel

Added on 27 Apr, 2009 | 11 photos

Regal Pelargonium Angel type that were very, very popular just 5 years ago. I still have the original 3 plants m...

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Rose Fred Loads

Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 12 photos

This has to be my favourite rose of all time! It's called Fred Loads. It's a very big rose & can e...

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Rose miniature

Added on 13 Mar, 2010 | 15 photos

Genus: Rosa.
Species: Rosa.

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Snapdragon

Added on 6 Jun, 2009 | 15 photos

Genus: Antirrhinum.
Species: Antirrhinum majus.

I don't have any plants in flower yet, they are all small seedlings but everybody knows what Snapdragons lo...

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Snowdrops

Added on 18 Feb, 2014 | 10 photos

Genus: Galanthus.
Species: Galanthus elwesii.

Some were given to me in 2013 & some more in 2014. They all grow on my balcony at home.

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Spider plant

Added on 25 Aug, 2009 | 7 photos

Genus: Chlorophytum.
Species: Chlorophytum comosum.

I have had these growing in my kitchen for at least 3 or 4 years now.

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Strawberry 'Delizz'

Added on 10 Jul, 2018 | 2 photos

Genus: Fragaria.
Species: Fragaria x ananassa.

Strawberry 'Delizz' in hanging basket on balcony 2018

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Strawberry 'Roman'

Added on 5 Jul, 2021 | 4 photos

Genus: Fragaria.
Species: Fragaria x ananassa.

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Strawberry 'Toscana'

Added on 10 Jul, 2018 | 6 photos

Genus: Fragaria.
Species: Fragaria x ananassa.

Strawberry 'Toscana' in wicker basket on balcony 2018

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Sunflower

Added on 13 Apr, 2009 | 18 photos

Genus: Helianthus.
Species: Helianthus annuus.

I grew some sunflowers on my balcony during the summer of 2004 when I took part in the Gardener's World see...

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Sunflower bicolour

Added on 26 May, 2009 | 4 photos

Genus: Helianthus.
Species: Helianthus annuus.

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Sweet Pea 'Explorer Mix'

Added on 28 Jun, 2012 | 4 photos

Genus: Lathyrus.
Species: Lathyrus odoratus.

Sweetpeas which are growing & flowering on my balcony at home.

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Ten Week Stock

Added on 14 Jul, 2009 | 4 photos

Update 2015:

I'm no longer growing these after their first year.

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Thanksgiving Cactus

Added on 17 Nov, 2009 | 19 photos

Species: Schlumbergera truncata.

Christmas Cactus growing in my kitchen a couple of years ago. This year they have only just started to flower.
...

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Thanksgiving Cactus

Added on 20 Mar, 2014 | 15 photos

Species: Schlumbergera truncata.

I have been growing Christmas Cacti (Schlumbergera x buckleyi) for many years (probably more than 10) & this...

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Tiger Lily

Added on 2 Feb, 2013 | 3 photos

Genus: Lilium.
Species: Lilium.

These Tiger Lilies grew on our balcony in Spain during 1991

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Tomato

Added on 12 Apr, 2009 | 35 photos

Genus: Solanum.
Species: Solanum lycopersicum.

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Tulip

Added on 3 Feb, 2013 | 14 photos

Genus: Tulipa.
Species: Tulipa polychroma.

Tulips growing on my balcony

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Variegated Geranium

Added on 2 May, 2018 | 4 photos

Genus: Pelargonium.
Species: Pelargonium zonal.

I have grown Variegated Geraniums on our balcony for many years now as well as the no variegated kinds.

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Variegated Geranium 'Black Knight'

Added on 13 Sep, 2018 | 4 photos

Genus: Pelargonium.
Species: Pelargonium zonal (Geranium).

Variegated Geranium 'Black Knight' on balcony railings

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Variegated Geranium 'Vancouver Centennial'

Added on 13 Sep, 2018 | 4 photos

Genus: Pelargonium.
Species: Pelargonium zonal (Geranium).

Variegated Geranium 'Vancouver Centennial' on balcony railings

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Variegated Geranium (Green & white)

Added on 13 Sep, 2018 | 4 photos

Genus: Pelargonium.
Species: Pelargonium zonal (Geranium).

Variegated Geranium (Green & white)

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Viola

Added on 10 Apr, 2009 | 27 photos

I've grown many of these this spring.

Update 2015:

Haven't grown these this last year or two.

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Wandering Jew

Added on 21 Aug, 2009 | 12 photos

Species: Trandescantia Zebrina.

This plant is growing in my kitchen on top of the fridge/freezer.

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Yellow Orchid

Added on 7 May, 2017 | 6 photos

Species: orchid.

A present form our daughter for her mum