what do i do with this ...AGAIN?!

What kind of busy lizzie is this. And info on how to look after it would be appreciated.

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If my pictures dont get sent this time then i will give up and go back to being a moron.

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  • kevvokevvo Posts: 8

    now i know what to do (thanks Pam) if you want another different pic then i will send it out.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,797
    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
  • kevvokevvo Posts: 8

    so NOT a busy lizzie?. mmmmm. looks ike i better google it and find out what to do. Althouh your link will be great!

    Many thanks dovefromabove.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,797

    Unusual to see them flowering this time of year Kevvo - they  usually flower in the winter, then die off in the summer to re-emerge as the months get cooler.

    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
  • kevvokevvo Posts: 8

    ''Unusual to see them flowering this time of year Kevvo - they  usually flower in the winter, then die off in the summer to re-emerge as the months get cooler'.

    Precisely Dovefromabove. i read all the gen in the link you gave me and it repeated that over and over again. I see that this plant has a lot of the associations of a busy lizzie, like half brothers really!

    But this is still all very complicated to me. I have a very vague recollection of going in the shop and asking for a plant that flowered all the year round, this is what i bought! Yet cyclamens are not like that are they? But it did mention the fact that florists cyclamens (potted variety) are different from the other wilder type. Maybe that is it?

    I knew nothing about cyclamens before today, I am now going to write a book and to see if channel 4 wil give me a weekly half hour show on cyclamen cutivation. I now consider myslf an expert.

    I wish! 

    Thank you once again for your help. Much appreciated

    Kev.

     

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