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Alpine, Lewisia

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Alpine, Lewisia

I just had to show you this, having spent most of the day at a garden centre meeting up with an old school friend which I hadn't seen for 40 years. On the way out we both spotted these and said that we would like one of these so I brought my friends and Sandy brought mine. It is so pretty, what a magical day I've just had.



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its very pretty stripes, glad you had a good day :o)

22 Sep, 2009

 

These are gorgeous, will you plant it in a rockery ?
I have one in mine but it's not flowering, it's been there almost 3 years too :((

22 Sep, 2009

 

No Louise I haven't planted it out yet, at the moment it's sitting on the telephone table in the hall. I just wont to admire it for a while. It has loads of new shoots coming up. Did just notice Louise on the lable it say it likes well drained soil and not too dry.

22 Sep, 2009

 

They prefer to be planted on their side too Stripes..the wet would rot the crown otherwise....I put plenty of alpine grit round them just in case!

22 Sep, 2009

 

I've done everything correctly but nil fleur !

22 Sep, 2009

 

its a beauty

22 Sep, 2009

 

have you tried a bit of feed Louise?...Perhaps Fractal may have a solution?

22 Sep, 2009

 

Hadn't actually thought of that Alice, how silly of me.
I'll do it.

23 Sep, 2009

 

love this.....trip to the garden centre again me thinks......:o)

27 Sep, 2009

 

Very pretty and a lovely colour

16 Oct, 2009

 

Hi Stripes lovely plant you have there. Surprised to see it is Lewisia. They usually expire on me. Die at the collar ,so to speak. We live on the East side of London, to answer your question. Nearest castle outwards is Hedingham or Colchester. Both interesting, but not as spectacular as Arundel.

22 Oct, 2009



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