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  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Phew! That's a relief B3.

  • LesleyKLesleyK Posts: 4,029

    I've got heuchera blackcurrant jam and lime marmalade and have grown poached egg plants.  Anyone know where I can find bacon and toast?  Absolutely hate cherry colaimage.  The drinkimage.   A rose by any other name........?


  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    I have never actually tasted Cherry's just the name that bugs me!

    Also bought a lime one with no label! I hereby decree it to be Lime Marmalade! Ha!

  • B3B3 Posts: 24,426

    Cherry cola is spit out and wash your mouth with soap disgustingimage

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Good. Well the plant I bought today is definitely not that then! 

  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Oh Good. Another nut for the fruit cake! I'm so glad it's not just me!image

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 50,143

    I have to agree philippa. There are some lovely Clematis, but they have Royal connections and it puts me right off ...image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • LesleyKLesleyK Posts: 4,029

    Really?  Would you pass up the ideal plant for your space.  If you post a pic and people ask for the name (because it's stunning) just say it didn't have a labelimage

  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    That's the problem LesleyK. Would I? I'm not so sure. I might just have to lump it...depending on how bad it was of course. image

    I just struggle to speak "American" and a lot of the Heucheras, which started all this, have terribly American names. Hostafan made himself buy Clematis despite it's name. And then there's B3 and the Cliff Richard rose! It's a dilemma!

  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,524

    It sounds a bit like Rolls Royce's unfortunate decision to name a new car Silver Mist. They couldn't sell it to anyone in Germany because "Mist" means manure.image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
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