favourite plant

Hello all

Just wondering what your favourite plant?

vegetables or flowers?

Mine are runner beans for vegetables but flowers I like hebe plants lots of different sorts evergreen and small little flowers, but I do like lots of flowers, tulip bulbs are beautiful.

Hampshire Gardener
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  • Runner beans for me too in the veggie line. Flower - English bluebells.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,087

    This year the achillleas, next year? who knows

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    Broad beans, chard (it would be spinach if the stuff would grow for me!) Roses,roses, and just a few more roses.

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    Verdun, I think I forgot to mention rosesimage

    Why can't you grow roses?

  • Matty2Matty2 Posts: 4,817

    Can't believe you can't grow roses. You just have to choose the right varieties for where you live.

    http://www.classicroses.co.uk/

    Favourite flower this year has been lily 'Black Knight' unfortunately the lily beetles thought that as well so may not have any next year. Next year it will change I'm sure.

    Favourite veg -not very experienced here - I guess lovely yellow courgette 'Floridor' 

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    That pollution issue could explain why my roses did so well in London, but up here in the Fens the air is pretty clean but the roses seem to love the earth. Perhaps you had 'rose repeat disease'?

  • A gorgeous bourbon climbing rose called Zephrine Drouhin...smells yummy!image

     

     

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