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Willpar
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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Sun May 03, 2020 10:16 pm

Sure is jacksparrow. The flowers start from around a third up from the ground.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Thu May 07, 2020 5:51 pm

Bees have found the echium flowers. Not buzzing, just a few.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu May 07, 2020 7:48 pm

Willpar wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 5:51 pm
Bees have found the echium flowers. Not buzzing, just a few.
I had no idea they flew at that altitude :shake:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Thu May 07, 2020 7:59 pm

Was good to see them, hopefully the word will get out.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Sat May 09, 2020 10:52 am

Jacksparrow wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 7:48 pm
Willpar wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 5:51 pm
Bees have found the echium flowers. Not buzzing, just a few.
I had no idea they flew at that altitude :shake:
:rofl2: :rofl:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Sun May 10, 2020 8:39 am

Echium has reached 8ft 4in now. Several bees on it, but don't say still long enough.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Sun May 17, 2020 10:13 am

Echium has reached 8ft5ins. Don't think it will get any taller now.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Sun May 17, 2020 5:09 pm

It's either reached its maximum height or it's sick. Only an inch in a week is very worrying.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun May 17, 2020 8:43 pm

Not a bad effort seeing as it's only a baby. I was was beginning to worry for willpar's welfare while he tried to measure it. :nod:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Sun May 24, 2020 9:09 am

Echium not got any taller, still at 8ft 5in. Several bees though.

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