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Truly amazing

13 November 2017 19:06:05

This is my famous self-seeded annual Nicotiana that seeded into a crack in my driveway the year before last. I am not joking, but I guarantee that if you decide to visit me any time soon, it will STILL be in flower. It has had flowers constantly over the last two years, even throughout the winter months.

I'm thinking I should erect a kind of cage around it, somewhat like what they have in Blarney Castle for poisonous plants, but only to protect it from David who likes to bring flowers for me when he visits us. It has me totally gob-smacked. I took this photo today. And the baby is doing fine potted up out in the back, also flowering.

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fraoch fraoch 13 November 2017 19:40:26

As you say, amazing. Long may it continue! I have a white Alyssum flowering for over a year.

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 13 November 2017 23:28:57


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 13 November 2017 23:33:17

Definitely a magical plant!

Fleurette Fleurette 14 November 2017 00:12:51

Very rich colour as well.

Jackie Jackie 14 November 2017 07:12:49

That is crazy, but then lots of 'out of the ordinary' things happening all the time. Hellebores in the Summer?? Remember those lol

JoanG JoanG 14 November 2017 22:03:14

Brilliant!  Long may it continue; you clearly have the green fingers Jacinta. 


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