New Year's Day 2016 Flower Count

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  • Snow MaidenSnow Maiden South Coast UKPosts: 863

    Gosh!!!! Haven't been out to look yet, but I think my garden will prove to be a very pitiful example compared to the lists above......could I count EACH  flower head on my pansies and primroses...............PLEASE!!!! X

  • Calluna (winter heather)

    Primrose

    Cowslip

    Rose

    penstemon

    Marsh Marigold

    Cheiranthus

    Erysimum (two varieties).

    And in the greenhouse: Echeveria shaviana, Senecio radicans, Titanopsis calcara

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,024

    ooooh

    some people are out there early, I'm waiting for the frost to go firstimage

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 25,330

    Hellebore 'Blue Lady'

    Native primulas

    Mahonia 'Winter Sun'

    A white Arabis - can't recall the name

    Gaultheria - white berries - does that count? image

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


  • Daryl2Daryl2 Posts: 452

    My list...

    pink dianthus

    winter clematis

    campanula

    big white flowered pulmonaria

    various primulas

    hellebores

    winter jasmine

    daisies in the grass

    cyclamen

    ornamental cherry blossom

    salvia hot lips

  • My list:

    Hyacinth

    Viola

    Pansies

    Heather

    Crocus

    Geranium (in the cold frame)

    White Allysum (also in the cold frame, hiding under the geranium)

    Daphne (glorious fragrance)

    Hellebores, purple, white and pink ones

    Daffodils

    Wallflowers

    Rose (Jean Mermoz)

    Sweet violets 

    Primroses

    Daisies in the grass

    Skimmia

    Pieris (do they count??)

    And this:

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    The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.

    — Gertrude Jekyll
  • This shrub, which usually flowers in April, is going strong already...not sure what it's called so if anyone can help that would be appreciated!  Also got some early wallflowers and daisies!

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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 25,330

    Mahonia Tetley - looking good  image

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


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