The Floral Parade - 2019

  • 6 Replies
  • 614 Views
*

New shoot

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Reading
  • 13665
The Floral Parade - 2019
« on: January 02, 2019, 15:42 »
I've done a couple of similar threads, but time for a proper sticky topic I think.

It doesn't have to be an actual flower, just an ornamental plant you have grown and are proud of, is looking lovely or brightens your day somehow.

I'll start with a couple - the first spring flowers in my garden are some pretty cyclamen and the garrya is having it's moment of glory.  It is a good screening evergreen and is easily clipped into shape, but the tassels are something a bit special, especially at this time of year when not much else is doing much  :)
IMG_2680.JPG
IMG_2678.JPG

*

snowdrops

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Burbage,Leics
  • 15488
Re: The Floral Parade - 2019
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2019, 17:20 »
Lovely, every year I say Im going to get a garrya, maybe this year will be the one lol
A woman's place is in her garden.

See my diary pages here
and add a comment here

*

New shoot

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Reading
  • 13665
Re: The Floral Parade - 2019
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2019, 19:49 »
These are always the first snowdrops to bloom in my garden  :)  They are next to my little wildlife pond and are just starting to bud and flower.
IMG_2684.JPG

*

mrs bouquet

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Worthing,West Sussex
  • 2391
Re: The Floral Parade - 2019
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2019, 15:14 »
the cyclamen are looking great, and I have one snowdrop appeared,  (do pigeons peck these?).  The Iberis haven't stopped flowering all year.  The lobelia and bedding begonias are all doing well. French Marigolds, and the Skimmia, lovely berries, but I am worried about the leaves, they are looking a bit bleached.

I would like a Garrya, but haven't got the room.  This is such a nice thread.  regards,  Mrs Bouquet
Dux Femina Facti

*

New shoot

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Reading
  • 13665
Re: The Floral Parade - 2019
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2019, 17:18 »
Lots today to spot while there was a break in the rain.

Hellebores galore.  I have then from white to inky dark purple and as many in-between as I can find  :D
IMG_2706.JPG
IMG_2709.JPG
IMG_2702.jpg
« Last Edit: January 26, 2019, 17:20 by New shoot »

*

New shoot

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Reading
  • 13665
Re: The Floral Parade - 2019
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2019, 17:23 »
Plus native primrose and wild crocus that have seeded into my garden from somewhere.  They are everywhere now and I'm quite happy about that  :D
IMG_2713.JPG
IMG_2714.jpg
« Last Edit: January 26, 2019, 17:25 by New shoot »

*

New shoot

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Location: Reading
  • 13665
Re: The Floral Parade - 2019
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2019, 19:59 »
Iris reticulata in glorious blue  :)
IMG_2730 (1).jpg


 

Page created in 0.073 seconds with 43 queries.

Powered by SMFPacks SEO Pro Mod |