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mousekinmousekin Posts: 28

Hi all, Dad has a lot of these beauties in his garden. Is it Spanish Bluebell?.image

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,571

    looks very like it.

    Devon.
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,199

    In a word - Yes.

    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
    And wrapped in bits of silver
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,557

    Spookily my mother in law has a large clump in her garden and loves them. The clump has got really big and she was wondering if they can be divided like snowdrops to fill some spaces she has. Any advice anyone please? 

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,367

    yes they can Anni

  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,557

    Thanks nutcutlet, looks like I have another job to do ! 

  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 ManchesterPosts: 5,150

    They're pretty much bombproof Anni.  I've been digging them out for years and the blighters still come back every spring image 

  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,557

    image Kitty

  • mousekinmousekin Posts: 28

    Thanks all, I have seen that they are reported as poisonous to handle?

  • B3B3 Posts: 21,419

    I handle them all the time as I'm tugging them out. No ill- effects. Admittedly, I've never tried eating them.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
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