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Can anyone tell me what this is called


Can anyone tell me what this is called

I took this at Petworth last Sunday, I thought it was beautiful and I would love to know the name of it please, the colours are just incredible.



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Looks like it's been splashed with paint - very unusual.

15 May, 2011

 

I hope someone can name it Sheila, I love it, so unusual,

15 May, 2011

 

i think it was Amy who put a pic and name of this one... i love it to... looks like its been painted....

15 May, 2011

 

I think it's an Actinidia kolomikta ... I grew one years ago at another house ... found out later from an ex neighbour that the new owners took out the whole bed I'd planted ... including this. : o ((

15 May, 2011

 

Ahh yes shirley i think i recognise the name from Amys pic...

15 May, 2011

 

Shirley Dear, you are wonderful, thank you, you have made my day. xxxxxxxx

15 May, 2011

 

Ha ha ha ... have you put an order in for one yet? I recognised it straight away ... loved those leaves and was very cross to hear they'd taken it out. Grr!

15 May, 2011

 

going to look on internet, and GC for one, obviosly the people who took the plant out had no taste dear,

15 May, 2011

 

Lovely plant, pleased you now have the name , think its going to be on everyones list now;0)

15 May, 2011

 

Yorkshire, i've been going around all day trying to remember the name of the plant...I remembered the Kolomikta bit, but not the Actinidia bit....thank goodness Shirley named it...now i can get on with my life....:>)

15 May, 2011

 

a lovely plant to have yorkshire...

15 May, 2011

 

Lol, Dotty, it doesn't exactly roll off the tongue! I love the markings on this one.

15 May, 2011

 

Lovely foliage ..does it get big? I have heard of it,but don't know anything about it...

16 May, 2011

 

I must have had another senior moment last night ... as I called Motty ... Dotty! Off to Specsavers next . . .

Sandra, I had it as a climber in my old garden ... growing up an obelisk.

16 May, 2011

 

Lol,Shirley..I will excuse you ,in the circumstances..:o)..I once called Louise,(Amblealice)..Lousie ! Surprisingly,she is still my friend....:o))))
Thanks for the info,about that lovely shrub/tree? .I do love the colours...we are both off for the check up,at the Dentists,now ..oh joy!...

16 May, 2011

 

just checked out on the internet about this plant, grows to about 16ft, delivered by crocus something or the other, £11.49 in a 2 litre pot, so glad you all liked it, thanks for your help girls,

16 May, 2011

amy
Amy
 

Yes it is Actinidia kolomikta .. AKA ..Chinese Gooseberry Yorkshire , I put a pic. of mine on recently , it does get big I have one on my wall and another I grew from a cutting on the side of the shed .. it is a lovely thing to have the colours are so beautiful ..

16 May, 2011

 

wish I knew when I was down south about taking a cutting Amy, I would have helped myself, just looked at yours, its beautiful.

16 May, 2011

 

there so nice Yorkshire what a beauty :)))

17 May, 2011

amy
Amy
 

I'm going to try to take some more cuttings this year Yorkshire , it dosn't always work but I'll have a go , I will remember you :o)

17 May, 2011

 

thanks Mark is is a beauty, thank you Amy I really would appreciate a cutting, very kind thoughts,

18 May, 2011

 

i miss you both xx

18 May, 2011

 

your just like a naughty little boy BBFB

19 May, 2011

 

Lovely specimen Yorkie, dont know if I have the patience to see one grow from a cutting..perhaps I might just persuade myself!

1 Jun, 2011

 

this really was fantatsic Tet

1 Jun, 2011



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