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Schizostylis coccinea 'Major' - 2020

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Schizostylis coccinea 'Major' - 2020 (Schizostylis coccinea)

I don't remember planting this - I've been trying to get rid of it!



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I have been trying to get this to establish !

I have plenty of Jennifer but this red one is being awkward.

17 Sep, 2020

 

I have a love/hate relationship with these. If the soil is too dry, all you get is a few leaves; if it's wet enough, the thing spreads like mad. So I thought, pots in the pond should do the trick - well, lots of foliage and not a single flower for four years. OK, time to get rid of it. But somehow, it's popped here in solid clay

17 Sep, 2020

 

I have a lot of the red one growing in dry soil under the birch tree. No idea where they came from! They were just leaves for the first 2 years from germination. I understood them to need damp soil. Love the colour of these, Andrew.

18 Sep, 2020

 

Mine refuse to flower, unless I give them a bucket of water at this time of year, then voila!
Are the blue flowers a Ceratostigma, now that plant is a spreading nuisance.

20 Sep, 2020

 

Yes, it's C. willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

20 Sep, 2020

 

I like it actually......having to keep it watered though!

21 Sep, 2020



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