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Polypodium vulgare ‘Bifido Multifidum’

A nice little fern bought on impulse to fill out our woodland bed. It has taken well and seems to be thriving.

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Polystichum tsussimense

A pretty little fern to fill out the front of our woodland bed. It seems to have taken well.

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Cheilanthes lanosa

A pretty little light green fern to fill out the front of our woodland bed. It seems to have taken well.

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Physalis alkekengi

Bought as an impulse buy to fill a gap. Seems to have taken really well and put on a lot of new growth in a couple of months.

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Veronica spicata ‘Chista’

I bought this on impulse as I had a really nice Veronica at my Manchester Allotment and this one fitted my colour scheme. It got powdery mildew really badly straight away, but I increased watering and it seems to have recovered well. It’s even putting out some late flower spikes.

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Knautia macedonica ‘Red Knight’

I bought this as an impulse buy and found room in my main bed in the hole left by my Dahlia ‘Bilbao’ being dug up. It got powdery mildew really badly in the hot months. I increased watering and it seemed to recover well, putting out some nice flowers. Not sure I really like the […]

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Helenium autumnale

I bought this to replace my Helenium ‘Betty’ which never came up. It was an impulse purchase and it doesn’t really fit. Too many yellows. It has done well and it is a nice plant though, just maybe needs shifting a little bit. Lifted in November 2020 and temporarily planted in a pot.

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Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Julia’

One of three Blueberry bushes Nicola bought as an impulse from Waitrose. They have done well and fruited in the first year. The pots aren’t really big enough though, so I don’t hold much hope of them lasting too long. 🙁 Blueberries produce wonderful autumn colours …

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Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Septa’

One of three Blueberry bushes Nicola bought as an impulse from Waitrose. They have done well and fruited in the first year. The pots aren’t really big enough though, so I don’t hold much hope of them lasting too long. 🙁 This “September” fruiting variety fruited in July.

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Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Augusta’

One of three Blueberry bushes Nicola bought as an impulse from Waitrose. They have done well and fruited in the first year. The pots aren’t really big enough though, so I don’t hold much hope of them lasting too long. 🙁 This “August” fruiting variety fruited in July.