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ClaireE's Journal

ClaireE's Journal

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Thanks Hazel!

26 May 2015 10:05:53

Hazel gave me this kniphofia at the get-together 2014. It didn't flower last year as it was still quite small, but grew well. I'm delighted to see it flowering this year, thanks Hazel!

I have another kniphofia, which is yellow. It always flowers early, but I could see nothing coming this year so got a little worried. Looking more closely yesterday, I was glad to see there are flowers coming up, just a little later than usual I think. I'm hoping that eventually both will flower in sync :-)


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Kathrin Kathrin 26 May 2015 10:13:56

What a pretty colour. 


PeterW PeterW 26 May 2015 20:25:53

Very nice, I imagine the cold start to the month prob slowed the yellow down.


Jacinta D Jacinta D 26 May 2015 21:44:02

I have only ever had one Knophofia, called 'Bees Lemon'. The emerging flowers were constantly being eaten by slugs. But I think I'm ready to try again with a more slug-tolerant variety. I like the colour of that one, Claire.


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 26 May 2015 22:50:13

Glad its doing well for you Claire! I have several of them around the garden and some have that nice civilised colour but some are totally FLAME! This really surprises me as they all came from the same source!


JoanG JoanG 27 May 2015 00:06:37

That's a lovely one, beautiful colour.


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