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Galtonia candicans - 2015


By Andrewr

Galtonia candicans - 2015 (Galtonia candicans)

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What is it growing through Andrew?

10 Aug, 2015


Meanie - it's acanthus sennii. Great foliage but the leaves are horrendously prickly even when dead. Brilliant scarlet flowers in late autumn but only after a hot summer.

10 Aug, 2015


Thanks Andrew. Googled it and it deffo qualifies for a wow if it blooms!

10 Aug, 2015


It flowered in October last year. As we have had hot weather here in balmy Berkshire this summer, I'm hoping it will do it again this year.

10 Aug, 2015

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