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Strongylodon Macrobotrys

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By Meanie


Strongylodon Macrobotrys (Strongylodon macrobotrys (Blue jade vine))

In full bloom at Oxfords botanic gardens today.



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Oh my god.....What a fantastic colour.........

8 May, 2011

 

The colour is the thing!

8 May, 2011

 

Fantastic!!!

9 May, 2011

 

I can't disagree!
Sue was blown away by it too (it was the first time that she'd seen it).

9 May, 2011

 

stunning colour and photo meanie.

9 May, 2011

 

Thank you Surreylad!

9 May, 2011

 

tremendous colour..its shape is claw like..and a great photo..thank you for sharing

11 May, 2011

 

Thank you Skipscanda!

11 May, 2011

 

Stunning colour! Amazing shape!

12 May, 2011

 

It's a plant that should be seen at least once Scottish!

12 May, 2011

 

its the first time ive ever seen it aswell,,and i keep logging on just to see it again..its beauttifull..would it grow in cork...the south of ireland....thanks..and do you think i could buy it at a local garden store or would i have to go online? again thanks

23 May, 2011

 

i love it...

23 May, 2011

 

Fintan - you'll need a large greenhouse / conservatory. It's a very tropical climber.
The link below is the only place that I've seen them for sale in the UK.........

http://oldwalledgarden.com/climbers/strongylodon/macrobotrys/

23 May, 2011

 

Fintan,
if you buy it and grow it you must let us know and pictures too.

24 May, 2011



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