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Pittosporum'Tom Thumb'

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Pittosporum'Tom Thumb'

Flanked by two Sedum cuttings..the only plants I found ,that have survived in this front garden border..full of concrete foundations from the steps behind....so at least there is some colour :o)



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love that Bloomer !!

20 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks Paul,so do I :o) ..It is much hardier than stated too..had it about 6 years now..

20 Sep, 2012

 

that is a great bonus Bloomer - I do love these - I have the green one - forgot its name

20 Sep, 2012

 

I love that too, nice shape and great colour.

20 Sep, 2012

 

Now that is gorgeous!!

20 Sep, 2012

 

Is it the one with wavy edges...Tenuifolium Paul?

20 Sep, 2012

 

Thank you Denise..nice in late spring too,with the pale green new foliage..and I managed to take a cutting,but it is still quite small yet..and I'm willing it to grow and survive :o)

20 Sep, 2012

 

Thank you Scottish..It's my favourite shrub..:o)

20 Sep, 2012

 

Lovely neat bush, and great colour

20 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks,Cinders..it doesn't seem to go out of shape at all..I just trim a few bits off,that grow over the lawn..very slow growing,which is good ..

21 Sep, 2012

 

Beautiful combination of colour Bloomer...

21 Sep, 2012

 

That looks beautiful Sandra especially with the Sedums;0)

21 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks Moti,and Carole..I like them together too..at least they are growing well..:o)

21 Sep, 2012

 

That looks smashing, Sandra ... I moved mine from the back garden to the front ... it seems happier there!

29 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks Shirley..I managed to get a cutting going,but it's still quite small..it's taken a year to get going ! I have planted it out in a shaded spot,but not sure if I should lift it for winter,and keep it under cover..it might not survive the elements..

29 Sep, 2012

 

I would definitely protect it Sandra ... perhaps a good mulch of compost/bark/etc. would see it through Winter ... or you could just put it in a big fleeced pot!

30 Sep, 2012

 

I think you are right Shirley..I will make sure it's looked after well :o)

30 Sep, 2012

 

Good girl! ... :o)))

30 Sep, 2012

 

Looks a lovely neat patch Bloomer. Your grass is looking lovely and green too....after all the rain no doubt ;-)

8 Oct, 2012

 

Thank you Richard..It took me a while to find something that would grow in that border,with it having lots of concrete under the soil from the steps..and I agree,the grass benefited from all the rain..just had it's last cut..maybe..and scarified..:o)

8 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

I have one of these ,I've noticed that the new growth starts to grow green but then turns bronze later , yours looks lovely with the pink contrasting sedum :o)

12 Oct, 2012

 

Thank you,Amy..and so pretty when it's two tone,isn't it?
At least you know it's still alive,when you see the green :o)

12 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Yes I like it and it shows it's growing, slow but sure . :o)

12 Oct, 2012



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