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Snake Lily - Amorphophallus konjac question

Question from Anne Gehret

In forum: Ornamental plants

Does anyone know why my snake lily went from the flowering stage to a bunch of green clustered "berries" at the top of the stalk, instead of the stalk drying up after flowering and then regrowing the new stalk that looks like a sort of palm tree?

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  • Posted: Fri. 10th July 2015 23:55

Basil invader! Unknown plant!!

Comment from Sarah

In forum: Identify a plant

Can somebody help us identify this plant that has invaded our potted Basil on our balcony? Not sure if it was sold to us with the invading plant in situ or if a bird has dropped a random seed. Can anybody help identify it? We were thinking maybe a sunflower? Thanks!

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  • Posted: Fri. 10th July 2015 17:57
  • Last reply: Fri. 10th July 2015 22:29

Can anyone identify this shrub please?

Question from Inez Hardie

In forum: Identify a plant

It's lovely and growing over from my neighbour but she doesn't know what it is either.

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  • Posted: Fri. 10th July 2015 15:45
  • Last reply: Mon. 13th July 2015 17:20

Was Bowles mint this ever known as French Mint ?

Question from Lynne owen

In forum: Mentha x villosa var. alopecuroides

Was this ever known as French Mint ?

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  • Posted: Fri. 10th July 2015 14:49

Love this Clematis, it was named after my Grandfather as his good friend and neighbour bred the original.

Comment from Sharon Walton

In forum: Clematis 'William Kennett'

I love this Clematis, it was named after my Grandfather as his good friend and neighbour bred the original in Eastbourne, East Sussex many years ago. So lovely to see it available world wide, and so many people enjoying its splendour.

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  • Posted: Fri. 10th July 2015 12:30
  • Last reply: Fri. 10th July 2015 13:41

Please help with problem

Photo from patrick turner

In forum: Pests, diseases and weeds

Can any one help identifying plant and it's nasty predators

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  • Posted: Fri. 10th July 2015 10:20
  • Last reply: Fri. 10th July 2015 18:29

Unidentified tree

Question from Michael J Wood

In forum: Identify a plant

I have been trying to identify a tree which thrives in a dank, insect haven at the bottom of my garden. It has grown taller than my Laburnum, is now covered in flowers which have no perfume. Any ideas?

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  • Posted: Fri. 10th July 2015 10:18
  • Last reply: Fri. 10th July 2015 13:19

Database

Question from Pauline S

In forum: How to use the site

Can you please tell me how long does one have to wait to have a new plant placed on the database? I requested some months ago for a Cistus 'Anne Palmer' to be added to the A-Z list.

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  • Posted: Wed. 8th July 2015 15:51
  • Last reply: Thu. 9th July 2015 09:46

Hydrangea black leaves

Question from Bob Lomax

In forum: Pests, diseases and weeds

Hiya, my Hydrangea has quite a few leaves with black leaf edges or dark brown and dead, the blooms appear to be coming through ok, the remaing leaves are more yellow than the darker green last year,
does this look like a pest or fungal problem?
Thanks

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  • Posted: Tue. 7th July 2015 20:20
  • Last reply: Wed. 8th July 2015 21:16

Another Clematis help please...

Question from Inez Hardie

In forum: Identify a plant

Building my database of clematis and found another one unnamed... anyone any ideas please? It flowers around July but I don't think it repeat flowers. At the moment it's about 2m and the flowers are a blue-purple lovely and big. It's growing in my west facing border.

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  • Posted: Tue. 7th July 2015 17:44
  • Last reply: Wed. 8th July 2015 21:14