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I've got my Christmas Box at last!!


Well at long last I have been able to track down a Christmas Box (Sarcococca Concusa), and would you believe it, in a Garden Centre in the next village. I have been looking in all the garden centres around Salisbury.

It was in search of this plant that I came across this fantastic site and all you wonderful guys!

I’ve also managed to put the first climber against the left hand wall. I have planted a Climbing Rose ‘Compassion’, it’s orange salmon coloured and should compliment the bricks (I hope!!!).

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Funny you found your Christmas Box so near to home...
Good luck with your climbing rose... a pretty one..

25 Apr, 2009


Thats typical and dont you wind yourself up when you do find things on your doorstep after hunting elsewhere.I have a couple of climbing roses that match your description they are lovely when in bloom but dont know their names.........

25 Apr, 2009


Well done for finding your shrub and us as well! Couldn't be better, really, could it? :-)

25 Apr, 2009


Well done on finding your Christmas Box TOG. Fancy, it being so close all this time!!
I had to google your rose as I wasn't familiar with that one. It looks beautiful and apparently has a lovely, strong fragrance. It has a very good rating on the "HelpMeFind" site that I use.

27 Apr, 2009

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