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Solanum crispum flowers in the sunshine today.

kate123

By Kate123


Solanum crispum flowers in the sunshine today. (Solanum crispum (Chilean potato tree))

It’s not my favourite plant, but OH does like it for it flowering longevity…
I find it sprawls too much.
The little purple flowers are pretty though, and the bees love them!



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they are lovely to look at Kate when in flower but I found they got too woody when pruned and they were also very brittle so mine had to go.

29 Aug, 2021

 

Mine is in a big pot because I can move it to a shelter for the winter. I've never been able to grow them in the ground ...

29 Aug, 2021

 

we didn't get those blue skies til very late last night kate!
so jealous.

29 Aug, 2021

 

Denise, I’d like to chop it now..OH disagrees…I managed to get rid of our eucalyptus, despite his pleading! 😊
I’ll compromise meantime!
Sounds like you’ve done the right thing, Hywel. Saying that, I wish ours didn’t grow so vigorously in such a short time!

29 Aug, 2021

 

Eileen, it was lovely all day. Sadly, today is a different story….

29 Aug, 2021

 

😊👍

29 Aug, 2021

 

Well Kate, I am hoping I didn't make a mistake planting mine!

1 Sep, 2021

 

I’m sure it’ll be fine, Rose. It’s just that OH is happy with ours being massive!

1 Sep, 2021



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