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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Sun May 24, 2020 5:25 pm

Let's hope that's the end of the panic and humanity has been saved - phew, a close run thing !!
Glad the bees are appreciative.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:00 am

I have managed to get a video of the echium by turning the camera around. Did not know I could do that. But here it is a full length video of the plant. Flowers are nearing their end now.


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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:43 pm

The triffid seems a bit prone to a high wind, Willpar ?? You'll need a telegraph pole to stake it.
Very impressive - the seeds will scatter near and far (especially far).

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:46 pm

In my daily paper today was a photo of a person's Echium like willpars. It was over 14 feet tall :eek:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:00 pm

They can get rather large.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:13 am

Willpar wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:00 pm
They can get rather large.
The understatement of the year !!
Presumably it'll be bigger next year when it's really settled in.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:18 pm

Will die off now placi, and will have to be dug up.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:04 am

Remember your PPE whilst digging it up, Willpar :eek:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:44 am

The tall echium has been cut down.
this is my echium blue plants.


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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:27 pm

Cut down ?!?!?!? :eek: :eek: :eek: Oh deary deary moi !!
Was it vandalism, Willpar, or enough is enough ??
Will it spring again, next Spring again, bigger and better - I do hope so. It's like losing a friend :cry3:

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