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Carpenteria californica - Jan 2010


By Andrewr

Carpenteria californica - Jan 2010 (Carpenteria californica)

This shrub is native to California - I bet it never has to cope with icicles there!

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Will it survive !! Andrew...?

9 Jan, 2010


Great pic...
I wonder what Delonix1 will make of this ? Lol.

9 Jan, 2010


Fingers crossed it will be ok inthe spring.

9 Jan, 2010


BS - I hope so. I've had it for more than ten years now and it's growing against a south-facing wall. It came through -8C last winter and it hasn't been that cold here so far this time round.

9 Jan, 2010


Everything crossed Andrew.....How is your Feijoa coping......?

9 Jan, 2010


Milky - I haven't checked but the roots were well mulched with straw in the autumn so that should help

9 Jan, 2010


It's going to be interesting to see which so called tender plants get through this winter Andrew. I fear we have a lot more cold weather to come.

10 Jan, 2010


Richard - I was surprised at how little I lost last winter when we recorded -8C one night. It's not been that cold here yet but it's a longer spell of continous cold (which might do more harm)

10 Jan, 2010


-12 here, Lavandula stoechas already gone. Fear for several more.

11 Jan, 2010


Thought it was a Garrya at first glance, lol. Hope it's ok, Andrew.

11 Jan, 2010


Oh my word - those icicles! They look like Christmas tree decorations.

15 Jan, 2010


Unusual but attractive, -8 we did not move south to get this kind of weather!!!!

6 Feb, 2010

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