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White seems to be in vogue at the moment..:o)

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In my long border at least..
I was amazed to see one of my Photinia’Red Robin’s in full flower this week..I had no idea they even had flowers!

White Potentilla in front,with my neighbours Choisya Ternata to the right…


Some of you may remember my poor butchered Choisya Sundance,from a few years ago…all is forgiven it seems,,as it has rewarded me with lots of lovely flowers this year,and healthy growth…Lol. ..


Hope you are all enjoying your gardens,in this lovely weather..xx

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My Choisya sundance is dreadful. The last few weeks of cold really hit it. Yesterday I cut off all the dead material and hopefully it will recover like yours has.

16 May, 2019

 

Looking good. The weather has been great and I've planted some summer bedding plants....

16 May, 2019

 

Sorry yours isn't too good just now Karen..It's a shame they are so susceptible to cold and frost,and mine was hit too,but only the odd leaf or two this year...luckily,they do seem to recover .I'm sure it will be looking better already,with the dead stuff removed :o)

16 May, 2019

 

Thank you Lindak..I have risked planting a few overwintered Pelargoniums,as they seem quite sturdy..but other summer bedding is back in the cold frame at night..maybe next week..if I can wait that long !

16 May, 2019

 

Beautiful flowers on your Red Robin Sandra and your Choisya Sundance has come back a treat your garden is looking very pretty and colourful.

16 May, 2019

 

This looks lovely. My very tall Red Robin which I do not prune has flowered this year and never before but the one I prune every year never has.

17 May, 2019

 

Did you see a question about flowering Photinias today? Hope the questioner sees this blog!
Your border's looking great Sandra!

17 May, 2019

 

Choysias do pick up quite quickly after frost damage.Lovely Photinia,Bloomer.

17 May, 2019

 

It looks great Sandra a very pretty border and selection of shrubs ,I mentioned to 3p on her photo that I had never seen so many flowers on Photinias as I have this year they seem to be in abundance everywhere ... x

17 May, 2019

 

I love white in the garden. It can brighten up a dark corner so well.

18 May, 2019

 

Spot on Li da. Especially on a day like today!

18 May, 2019

 

I've seen quite a few in flower this year Sandra and like you I had no idea they flowered. The long boarder looks really well established. i'm hoping to plant my baskets etc out this week. Let's hope this weather lasts, just the right temperature for gardening.

20 May, 2019

 

Sorry for not replying sooner to all your kind comments,but my laptop has been playing up for a little while,and hopefully the nice Techy Doctor has made it better,although,I'm struggling to get to grips with Google Chrome now,which he installed ! hey ho :o( At least I've made progress,by finding you all again :o)It seems like lots have had flowers this year too...I have had this one approx. 5/6 years,and it's never been pruned..It's only had some tips nipped out to promote new red growth..I may have to prune it next year..thank you all once again..nice to be back :o) x

21 May, 2019

 

Looking lovely, photinias do seem to be flowering really well this year.

22 May, 2019

 

Sandra, it's great to see the Photinias in flower, something I have not really noticed before. My neighbour has a couple against our boundary fence and the white flowers are gorgeous. Glad your computer is up and running again. Thanks for the PM, hope to reply soon ... :o)

23 May, 2019

 

Hi Sandra I didn't know red robin flowered!
Iv had mine just two yrs, how long do they take!
Looks lovely x

19 Jun, 2019

 

Neither did I,Sandra,and thank you..I've had mine approx 5 years? but I just think it's been the right conditions for them this year..So many seem to have been like this..let's hope it's going to be the norm in future :o)

20 Jun, 2019

 

Hope so Sandra and hopefully mine will :)

20 Jun, 2019

 

Never been keen on red robin, but yours looks lovely with its flowers:)

28 Jun, 2019

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