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by parkeey
Wed May 01, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: what plants for colour? not just a green garden
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: what plants for colour? not just a green garden

looking good ahh I forgot about coleus, that a must, Im waiting for my red banna and cannas to arrive also, great suggestions :D
by parkeey
Wed May 01, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: what plants for colour? not just a green garden
Replies: 7
Views: 455

what plants for colour? not just a green garden

Im aiming for a tropical garden, but its a hard one as not many plants are even developed yet- ie bannas, t rex etc just comming out, my paulownia tree that I pollarded for huge foilage has a tiny bud on!! least it made it though the harsh winter. The main focus is I also don't want just a green gar...
by parkeey
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: paulownia tomentosa
Replies: 16
Views: 1302

Re: paulownia tomentosa

i cut mine to the ground, for maximum foilage , not sure it will come back after the appoling weather... but I might surprise me.. :D
by parkeey
Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: english bamboo
Replies: 13
Views: 1040

Re: english bamboo

no not yellow confusing myself... lol
by parkeey
Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: english bamboo
Replies: 13
Views: 1040

Re: english bamboo

def not japanese knotweed thats a real pest.
by parkeey
Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: english bamboo
Replies: 13
Views: 1040

Re: english bamboo

yep thats the one yellow canes cheers :D
by parkeey
Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: english bamboo
Replies: 13
Views: 1040

Re: english bamboo

one u see in woodlands etc. will grow anywere and spreads...
by parkeey
Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: english bamboo
Replies: 13
Views: 1040

Re: english bamboo

yep lol but what is the common one grown then that is almost wild..
by parkeey
Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: english bamboo
Replies: 13
Views: 1040

english bamboo

what is the english bamboo that pretty much grows everywere in the uk.. not sure the name of it.

its the tall ones above 8ft, will a small clumb spread much? and send out shooters
by parkeey
Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: huge plants for tropical border
Replies: 5
Views: 760

huge plants for tropical border

i have a thistle plant cardoon (CYNARA cardunculus), which is my biggest plant in the border bigger than me, i am just trying to think of some more huge foilage or herbaceous plants for the back of the border, i have a t rex also, musa basjoo, also have a paulownio tree, and trying think of maybe a ...
by parkeey
Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: My echium which i hope flowers this year! (UPDATE)
Replies: 93
Views: 5618

Re: My echium which i hope flowers this year! (UPDATE)

snow whipped mine out a few years back didnt even make it to the 2nd year booooo.... was alot of snow then in the south though , impressive ones
by parkeey
Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Anyone growing an indian bean tree?
Replies: 16
Views: 2639

Re: Anyone growing an indian bean tree?

they do a purple one of these now too.. my fav is the 'aurea' the lime green colour..
by parkeey
Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: which brug turns from white to pink
Replies: 0
Views: 2258

which brug turns from white to pink

im trying find the brugmansia which turns from white to pink blooms, is it painted lady??
by parkeey
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: biggest brugmansia
Replies: 37
Views: 2299

Re: biggest brugmansia

dont know were to buy these plants though other than ebay,? if anyone has a cutting spare pm me
by parkeey
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: biggest brugmansia
Replies: 37
Views: 2299

biggest brugmansia

which is the biggest flower on the brugs

Kongmansia or supernova, cant decide which one to go for lol :)