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Hello I am trying to find out the popular flowers through the decades e.g. When I was a child my father grew roses and tulips ! Can anyone help with popular flowers through the decades? Thanks.

 

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  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,543

    In the 60s my dad showed chrysanthemums, I remember him curling the petals out with the end of a comb! image

     

  • Thanks ,that's the fifties and sixties covered between us .looking to cover between 1900- 2000.Love the comb tip.

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,105

    1930s -mock orange was the only flower available for my mother's wedding.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 10,153

    In the 80's my Mum was very keen on ageratum, allysum and bedding salvias .....or swathes of busy-lizzies.  Looked lovelyimage

    The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page  - St Augustine
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  • YviestevieYviestevie Kingswinford, West MidlandsPosts: 6,665

    RB it was white alyssum not allium. Know what you mean though, everyone's garden looked the same.  My Dad also grew a lot of nemesia and stocks.

    Hi from Kingswinford in the West Midlands
  • YviestevieYviestevie Kingswinford, West MidlandsPosts: 6,665

    Oh and don't forget all that pampas grass in the 70'simage

    Hi from Kingswinford in the West Midlands
  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,543

    Nice one yviestevie with the pampas grass! Yuk! Every front garden had one slap bang in the middle! 

    Oh and what about the Peace rose! Everyone had that too! 

     

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,105

    I have a Peace rose.imageimage

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,543

    Don't get me wrong Pansy, it is a beauty the peace rose but not the pampas! X

     

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