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Old August 17th, 2013, 09:51 PM
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Spring '13

Well, Spring is coming in here with the usual equinoxial gales only worse, 65klm gusts, though I read where it got to 106kmh at Mt William, 30 mile away, in the Grampians Mt range. I'm getting in ahead of Spring seeing I'm busy for the next week, then off into hospital for a hopefully short stay. The signs are everywhere though, grass growing fast, roses sending out shoots, irises starting to move. I will start this thread with some Hellebores, nicknamed winter roses but I think they've held out till almost Spring because it was too cold for them this Winter.
The first I think is Blue Metallic Lady, and the third is double burgundy, but have lost track of the name of the second one.
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Old August 17th, 2013, 09:55 PM
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Pretty ordinary selection so far, sorry. The daff's are miniatures, Tete a Tete.
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Old August 18th, 2013, 10:24 AM
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Gorgeous, GF!! Love the hellebores, but pansies are my faves!
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Old August 18th, 2013, 10:59 AM
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I love the Hellebores because they are so easy to grow and are great for the shady spots. A good value plant .... though they are expensive come to think of it. Have to agree on pansies, love the colour, and the new ruffled ones.
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Old August 18th, 2013, 02:03 PM
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They're very gorgeous I like them all, I also loves pansies . Our summer is winding down I hope. I do not want anymore heat waves and Marty feel the same


What is the beautiful orange flower called , is that a pansy too? I love the color of it.
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Old August 18th, 2013, 08:20 PM
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The Hellebores are my favorite, they come up in March through the snow and continue to flower till fall when it snows again. I have the green one, but I think the purple one is so much prettier, I'm going to have to look around for it next spring.
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