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Commelina communis

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By Meanie


Commelina communis (Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower))

Growing in the gardens at Oxfords botanic gardens today.



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oh no!!! first you put white on ~ my favourite and now you put blue ~~~ not sure which i like best for colour!!!

what a fascinating thing.

28 Sep, 2011

 

Interesting, is it hardy?

28 Sep, 2011

 

Just a wee thing, but very eye-catching!

28 Sep, 2011

 

Half hardy annual I'm afraid from my searches..........

28 Sep, 2011

 

Ohhhh.

28 Sep, 2011

 

does it really glisten?

28 Sep, 2011

 

Should be hardy enough for Alex though...........

It certainly does when the sun is on it!

28 Sep, 2011

 

Mmmm wonder if it self seeds like the others.

28 Sep, 2011

 

Only one way to find out........

28 Sep, 2011

 

very nice, i've got some seed of C.Dianthifolia to try next year..

28 Sep, 2011

 

I think that I may try too..........

28 Sep, 2011

 

i just love the colour of them, plus it'll look good on my new rockery i'm building this winter..

28 Sep, 2011

 

Ah, I can see it now!
Bletilla, Pleoines and so on............

28 Sep, 2011

 

Yes also a few other treasures i'm looking for...... am i that predictable!!

28 Sep, 2011

 

I would recommend these...........

http://www.growsonyou.com/meanie/photos/Zauschneria

http://www.growsonyou.com/garden/show_garden_item/33060-penstemon-mersea-yellow

28 Sep, 2011

 

The yellow Penstemon is a definite i think, i'm not really a fuchsia person but that is nice..

28 Sep, 2011

 

Fuchsia in common name only!

28 Sep, 2011

 

I have lots of this and find them very hardy Meanie...survived outdoors in the ground last Winter...and yes they do glisten Sticki....:>)

28 Sep, 2011

 

I knew that I had commented on someones Commelina! Do you have this one?

29 Sep, 2011

 

Even outdoors? That's incredible!

29 Sep, 2011



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