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CaralCaral Posts: 301

Not a clue what it is, except its very pretty and a perennial. 

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,852

    It's a saxifrage - known as London Pride image


    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • CaralCaral Posts: 301

    Thanks Dove, I thought London Pride was a beer. image 

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,852

    I don't know that one - I'm an Adnams girl - but I bet OH knows it image


    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • CaralCaral Posts: 301

    Would a nice damp spot with dabbled sunlight suit it? 

     

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,852

    Not really the right sort of spot for it.  They like well-drained soil with some grit in it, and sunshine. 


    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • sara haywoodsara haywood Posts: 143
    Caral wrote (see)

    Thanks Dove, I thought London Pride was a beer. image 

    Oooh!! My favourte beer too! The flower is lovely as well.

     

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 11,286

    I remember my mum telling me that during WWII this plant sprouted up everywhere on bomb sites around where she lived in the east-end, hence London Pride

    A lovely beer too image


    Billericay - Essex

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    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • CaralCaral Posts: 301

    Thanks Pete8, what a great back story this plant has. 

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