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More plants I need MORE of..


Lavatera – people are scathing as this is almost a weed, and it doesn’t smell, and yet, and yet….I can’t help but love it. It was here when I arrived and I think it will probably be here when I go.

Achillea – I grew these from seed last year and they have come back, not as ice-creamily as before but none the worse for their faded beauty. I do have to prop them up with twigs to stop them falling over, but they’re worth it.

Cosmos – always a winner…in pots or in the ground – #love

Anemone – I think this is Queen Charlotte, a departure from my first love Honorine Jobert and a good one I think…more of these next year – by root cuttings, no this space and I’ll show you how.

Erysimum – This perennial wallflower just keeps on going and going. I keep cutting it back and forgives me every time.

Sempervivum – I love the weirdness of these flowers…they seem otherworldly. These have all flowered from a whole batch I planted up back in June

Scabiosa – one word MORE

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