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A few more things starting to appear.


By kate123


Just a few more things starting to open up and show colour this past week.

One of 2 Hydrangeas.

One of 3 Clematis. This was was a supermarket buy 2 years ago.

Allium Unifolium.

Salvia, Cherry Lips.

Helianthum, Shot Silk.

Chaenostoma, annual. Pack of 6, few on the rockery, rest in a pot.

Campanula. Can’t believe it’s not been chomped. Lots of flowers. Guess there’s time yet!

Obligatory posing cat!

Geranium, Johnson’s Blue, from Shirley :-)

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Lots of lovely colour Kate. My favourite is your Allium (I’m having a “lilac” phase 🙂).

27 May, 2024


Thank you. Sheila! Pleased you like this allium variety. I couldn't remember what it was I'd planted until it started flowering. I've a few dotted around and a few in a pot. Bought the bulbs last year.
I can't blame you for having a lilac phase! I've so many shades of lilacs, mauves and purples here!

27 May, 2024


😃😃 x

27 May, 2024


Yes, purples are the stars of my show, too. I like all your small treasures, Kate. You have inadvertantly answered a query I had this morning when working in the border. I spied a single A. Uniflorum which I did not recognise. No idea where it came from as I don't recall planting any. I shall be interested to see if any more 'pop up'.

27 May, 2024


Kate, these are lovely photos, I really like the Clematis and am pleased the Geranium is still with you.

28 May, 2024


Thank you, Ange. That's very kind of you to say.
I'm happy you've recognised the Allium Unifolium! I'm really liking this one.
I always like to see pleasant surprises in the garden too. I do hope you see many more pop up!

28 May, 2024


Aw, thanks so much Shirley! I just wish I knew the name of the Clem! Yes, the geranium is doing nicely, lovely colour too! Many thanks again :-)

28 May, 2024


Kate, you are more than welcome! Today I noticed the Geranium magnificum is flowering, it's another lovely Geranium and was gifted to me by a Goyer many years ago.

29 May, 2024


Shirley, I can’t think what the geranium magnificum looks like, I’ll have to google now as I’m curious! Just realised, it’s the Cranesbill! Another lovely one!

29 May, 2024


Kate, it has lovely soft foliage and pretty mauve flowers, quite a tall Geranium.

30 May, 2024


Lovely photos Kate :)
Beautiful cat ...

1 Jun, 2024


Thanks so much, Hywel. :-D

2 Jun, 2024

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