Stachyurus chinensis Celina

Stachyurus chinensis Celina

Stachyurus chinensis Celina
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Water Lily Tulips

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The sun is out and so are the Water Lily Tulips. The bees are loving them.
And then as the sun goes in and so have the tulips.

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Ghostly white in the garden

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Rubus fraxinifolius is beautifully white, almost ghostly looking in the garden. It looks spectacular.

The plant in the garden has formed a thicket of purple stems with a white bloom that can be wiped off. The plant is very rare, I bought it from Cally Gardens in 2014
It has grown very quickly. As it can get involved in growing into other plants I tied it back to a frame so that, as it grows, it will go backwards into the hedge. It has grey, green ferny foliage in the summer. I haven’t had any fruit off it yet.

Protection from frosts

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I acquired an old clothes horse, the original owner was given it in 1956. I had thrown the clothes horse on the skip when frosts had been forecasted. I was protecting my plants, wrapping them in fleece that stops frosts and thought the clothes horse would make a great triangular frame. Underneath the protection is a Pineapple Guava.