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Tulipa ‘Kingsblood’

Hopefully, a lovely tall clean, Red Tulip bought online in autumn 2020. Along with Tulipa ‘Golden Apeldoorn’ and Tulipa ‘Denmark’. I planted it in pairs with Tulipa ‘Denmark’ in the Main Bed. Looking forward to seeing them. Some of the bulbs were a little mouldy and soft. Hope they come up. I probably left them […]

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Tulipa ‘Denmark’

Hopefully, a lovely tall, Red and Yellow Tulip bought online in autumn 2020. Along with Tulipa ‘Golden Apeldoorn’ and Tulipa ‘Kingsblood’ I planted it in pairs with Tulipa ‘Kingsblood’ in the Main Bed. Looking forward to seeing them. Some of the bulbs were a little mouldy and soft. Hope they come up. I probably left […]

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Tulipa ‘Golden Apeldoorn’

Hopefully, a lovely tall clean, Yellow Tulip bought online in autumn 2020. I planted it in a curved line amongst my yellow perennials in the Main Bed. Looking forward to seeing them. Bought online from Peter Nyssen Ltd.

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Tulipa ‘Marilyn’

A really interesting white tulip with a red strip. Looking forward to seeing it as I only bought it from the pictures. We planted it up in the square pot which held Dahlia ‘David Howard’, so they should have plenty of space. Bought online from Peter Nyssen Ltd.

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Dahlia ‘Bilbao’

After potting up from new, this Dahlia showed signs of Crown Gall. A bacterial infection which leads to distorted leaves and a disappointing plant. I did plant it up, but it just got worse and I eventually decided to bin it. Sad really. It was to be a lovely big yellow one, but it was […]

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Dahlia ‘Caribbean Fantasy’

A really striking triple coloured Dahlia. Subsequent blooms seem to have less red and more white. Maybe due to the ground conditions or dry weather. It made a really big plant with lots of stems on it. Filled out wonderfully. Took good cuttings from it too and gave them away. It seemed to survive overwintering. […]

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Dahlia ‘Tartan’

The first of my Dahlias to flower. Really big blooms. Wonderfully striking. Took good cuttings from it too and that has flowered well also. It seemed to survive overwintering. Potted up in March 2021.

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Dahlia ‘Show ‘n’ Tell’

First flower … 25/08/2020 Larger leaves and not quite as tall as some of the others, but we’ll see what the flowers look like. The flowers are a massive, showy red explosion. Not sure I love them, but they are amazing! I binned it in November 2020 to make room for nicer varieties. I didn’t […]

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Dahlia ‘Strawberry Ice’

First flower … TBC This got really attacked by the slugs when it first went in the ground. Whether this was due to its position or if it particularly tasty for them, I don’t know. It seemed to survive overwintering. Potted up in March 2021.