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By Taurman

Cork, Ireland Ie

Morn, could someone remind me what plant this is, that's the leaky one not rose, lost label, also what is a good brand of indelible marking pen as ink labels fade on me? Many thanks.




Pass on the plant, try using pencil instead of any of the pens on your labels - seems to last longer.

16 Jul, 2017


Yep, a No. 2 pencil on a plastic label. Even more permanent, a copper foil label--there are several different types--and emboss the name on with a ballpoint pen.

16 Jul, 2017


Don't use a felt tip or marker pen because they are the most impermanent. I know from experience.

16 Jul, 2017


did you plant any eucomis?

the best I've found is staedtler and some labels have lasted 10 yrs. others less than a couple.
avoid sharpie 6-18months tops for me. Pencil works really well.

16 Jul, 2017


Maybe Eucomis, Sbg, or maybe Sea Squill (Drimia maritima).

17 Jul, 2017


Many thanks to you all.

17 Jul, 2017

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