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Ligularia flowers... (Ligularia dentata Desdemona)

This plant gets eaten to pieces every year, and although the flowers are vibrant, they look scruffy, methinks its days are numbered!!



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I think it gorgeous love the colours I would place it by a pond

17 Sep, 2015

 

I love it too. I have a partiular liking for shaggy daisies! :)

17 Sep, 2015

 

3d it would dwarf our minute pond lol I love daisies K but it might be time for a change?

19 Sep, 2015

 

I like my other Ligularia...it's more compact and less attractive to slugs. The one with the tall spires of small flowers. Prezalwskii or something...The Rocket.

19 Sep, 2015

 

Yes I agree Karen, we have that one although it tends to pop up all over the place, have just put Britt Marie Crawford in the bog garden, for the second time!! turned out the first one was Desdemona? and one was enough, I fancy a change, will see what's around at the moment!! .........

20 Sep, 2015

 

Enjoy your perusing! :)

21 Sep, 2015

 

It really shines out, such a shame its' days are numbered.

25 Sep, 2015

 

It has gone, and the huge Persicaria Red Dragon!! all thats left are cuttings in a pot.......looks so much better, opened up the back of the garden, and now exposed, just watch we shall have a really cold winter now!!

25 Sep, 2015

 

Oh Dd, I bought P. Red Dragon cause I liked yours, mine is so big now and has 2 offspring. But I have removed one of my pear trees and my Apple 'Kids Orange Red' the one in the corner. Now I have seen the light ! Hallelujah!!

26 Sep, 2015

 

OH my goodness, so that's two of your fruit trees gone, did they come out easily? I expect you already know what's going in their place?
Red Dragon does grow quickly, we have left a small piece in, it is easy to split, should it start taking over again...

26 Sep, 2015

 

The trees came out really easily, the apple was on dwarfing root stock (at 7ft?) and the pear just as easily. They were toppling over, so ladened with fruit and difficult to pick.
I think I might try to move my Kirengeshoma, although flowering well, it only has 4 shoots and has been there since 91.

27 Sep, 2015

 

Good idea, when we were at Abbey Nurseries we happened to notice a huge climber on their wall covered with fruit, it was a Kiwi!! it was massive, wondering if we have bitten off more than.........!!

27 Sep, 2015

 

Dd, was there just the one Kiwi plant? And did it have a variety name?

28 Sep, 2015

 

I would imagine it was one, it had a huge trunk, and was very well established, I will ask the staff when we go next week!! looking forward to their scrummy turkey with all the trimmings rolls, won't be long now lol

29 Sep, 2015

 

Their cafe is always busy when we go there, not often cause it's not that local.

30 Sep, 2015

 

They are very reasonable cafe and nursery and we get points too and you know what points mean!!

7 Oct, 2015

 

Independent nursery isn't it? Alway find something of interest, plants not cake!

8 Oct, 2015

 

Yes it is, far cheaper than Garsons....

11 Oct, 2015

 

Think I have visited Garsons this year Is it in redeveloped commercial green houses?

12 Oct, 2015



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