Purple And Yellow

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nuthatch
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Re: Purple And Yellow

Post by nuthatch » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:28 am

The red/pink one looks like it could be a Sweet William but I'm not absolutely sure - have they left any long slender leaves on it?

Also could be a rhododendron - mmmm ??

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Re: Purple And Yellow

Post by peregrine » Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:43 am

Don't think Sweet William or Rhodie. Couple of pics below showing the leaves that are getting a bit wilted.
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Re: Purple And Yellow

Post by nuthatch » Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:53 am

Mmmm - can't see anything like that - not with those leaves - I was thinking of some sort of stock :( :laugh:

Have looked on Interflora - better get The Predator to ask Miss Marple at MI7.

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Re: Purple And Yellow

Post by Placido » Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:34 pm

It's a cockscomb, Peregrine - Celosia cristata.
It looks very exotic but it is actually quite possible to grow. Comes in yellow too :)

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Re: Purple And Yellow

Post by nuthatch » Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:39 pm

Miss Marple has arrived - yay :bunny: :rara:

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Re: Purple And Yellow

Post by Placido » Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:48 pm

Oh dear, well bless my soul, I say .........


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