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MartinB's Journal

MartinB's Journal

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In flower

18 January 2011 21:28:31
In flower

In flower

One of our bamboos is in flower. I gave a piece of this to Kindred 18 months ago so maybe his one is in flower too.


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Myrtle Myrtle 18 January 2011 21:32:33

Could you give us a close up of the flower?


Rachel Rachel 18 January 2011 21:32:45

I am so disappointed. I was expecting to see some gorgeous flower. I hope it is not a monocarpic bamboo.


fran m fran m 18 January 2011 21:40:28

Better photo required.................


Periwinkle Periwinkle 18 January 2011 21:47:15

Hmmmm!


kindredspirit kindredspirit 18 January 2011 21:50:26

Oh, No! That'll be the end of it then.

Mine looks severely burnt by the frost, as are a third of the plants in my garden.


Deborah Deborah 18 January 2011 22:05:03

I'd say it is a goner :(


Hosta Hosta 18 January 2011 22:32:26

Oh dear one of the few things you would prefer NOT to flower :(


HeadGardener HeadGardener 18 January 2011 23:01:22

Is it Fagesia Nitida I've lost two of those from flowering :-( shame but such is life I thought Monty Don said that some bamboo genetically mass flower simultaniously? it pretty amazing when you think of it.


ladygardener ladygardener 31 January 2011 20:19:13

Hi Martin let us know how this bamboo gets on.  Just saw on the Stambamboo site that flowering leads to death.


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