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Hello. Could you please identify these two plants and advise me on how to care for them going forward. Thank you.


  • 2nd plant second plant
  • EricsGardenEricsGarden Posts: 151
    edited June 2021
    The purple flowers are chives and are very easy to care for, just make sure they don't dry out too much.
  • gondorgondor Posts: 135
    With your chives, you may wish to let them self-seed everywhere. Otherwise, you could cut them right back after flowering and you'll get some lovely new growth ready for eating.
  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 4,579
    1. Looks like a dwarf more commonly called Azalea
    Would be happier in more shade/sheltered from hot sun.
    2 Agree...Allium schoenoprasum,..common name chives.
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,700
    edited June 2021
    The first photo looks like an Azalea shrub. The ones in your pot tend to stay quite small, so useful grown in a container. They need neutral to acidic soil, so ensure you mix in ericaceous compost with a loam-based compost. Keep somewhere semi-shaded and well watered through the summer months. Hopefully next spring you will see flowers.
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