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grasses (Carex Testacea)

carex testacea and festuca glauca 'elijah', make a nice combo i thought.



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very beautiful contrasting planting.

Ophiopogon Nigrescens (black) i like to have next to Leymus arenarius (blue)

from jane. :j)

25 Aug, 2013

 

Very nice. Do they have enough sun. My festuca glauca grasses reach almost one meter in diameter on a direct sun.

25 Aug, 2013

 

Thanks Jane, I have both them, so I may do the same sounds good.

Thanks Kat, these are both young plants this is their second year, both in direct sunlight for about 8 hours.

25 Aug, 2013

 

OK then they will grow more by years. Some of mine are 6 years old.

25 Aug, 2013

 

Ok :-)

25 Aug, 2013

 

I made photos this morning of those large ones. Will upload it later this day. I am curious if it is the same sort, as I have grasses with the same name, but with different size and age.

26 Aug, 2013

 

I will have a look later :-)

26 Aug, 2013

amy
Amy
 

A very nice combination Slad :o))

29 Aug, 2013

 

Thanks Amy.

29 Aug, 2013

 

You've an excellent eye for comboes, mate!

29 Aug, 2013

 

Cheers Mouldy :-)

29 Aug, 2013

 

I chucked my Ophio next to lobelia.
Nice, but must give more thought to project next year. Lol.

1 Sep, 2013

 

Sounds ok mate, lobelias a nice comparison with it.

1 Sep, 2013

 

I meant to ask you, in fact...the border is a wee bit high for the grass with everything towering over it, so I'm re-planting it in the whatsit next year.
Smaller plants in general, replacing those I'm transplanting into the border.
I want to sow the seeds I've collected, but don't know when to do this, or whether to sow directly or into pots.
What would you advise, mate?

2 Sep, 2013

 

What seeds are they Mouldy, most can be sown in spring if they are annual plants, even some perennials in spring.

2 Sep, 2013

 

From the black grass flowerheads, Surrey.
Sorry, mate, I forgot to say. Lol.

2 Sep, 2013

 

Lol, sow them late winter say jan time as they need a cold spell to get them growing.

2 Sep, 2013

 

Too late.
Had them in my jeans pocket.
Forgot & put my jeans in the washing machine.
Oops!

4 Sep, 2013

 

That's a shame mate, if I get any seed from mine I'll let you know.

6 Sep, 2013

 

Beautiful.

8 Sep, 2013



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