Rising Sun

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Rising Sun

Postby Luzy » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:43 pm

Oooo, these have been so tolerant of having next-to-no water. Coreopsis Rising Sun in front of self-seeded blue borage.

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Postby Spider Lily » Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:13 pm

Wow Luzy, just how many different plants do you have??? Amazing!

How tall is your coreopsis?
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Postby Yani » Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:52 pm

:shock: (Y) Again...very lovely pic, Luzy! Well done.
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Postby Patricia » Thu Nov 23, 2006 6:34 am

What a great colour combination..you seem to have some interesting plants in your garden Luzy...& many that I have never heard of!! :oops:
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Postby The Estate » Thu Nov 23, 2006 8:23 am

She certainly has, I cant remember a quarter of what she showed me, :oops: lots of unusual and variety there.
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Postby Pam » Thu Nov 23, 2006 10:01 am

Yes, Luzy, they're as-tough-as ...! And always so cheery! Great pic as always!
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Postby Comeilotei » Thu Nov 23, 2006 8:38 pm

That's so lovely Luzy!

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Postby Pam » Fri Nov 24, 2006 5:35 am

And if anyone wants some, I noticed the 'B' shop had them in seedlings yesterday.
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Postby Luzy » Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:31 pm

Thank you!!!! :D :D

I don't think that coreopsis are an unusual plant, though - they used to be through the bush at home when I was a kid (Blue Mountains). I reckon the improved varieties are great for suburban gardens!

Spider Lily, the bushes (there are two) are probably only about 18 inches high and they form 'mounds'. This shows a good flush of flowers (must deadhead again...) but the little plants actually had one or two flowers (a bit crook looking) right through winter.

I think I will have to water them soon :roll: :roll:
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Postby The Estate » Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:40 pm

I think I will have to water them soon


could you please define s :shock: n in you r language ploise :oops:
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Postby Luzy » Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:44 pm

I don't know whether to :lol: :lol: or :oops: :oops:

They're in a garden that I call 'undeveloped' ie, the plants there have to fend for themselves - mostly. I noticed today that they needed deadheading and that were were a little wilted, sooooo

With our 39 degree day coming up, I thought I should help them along with a bit of moisture????? And :shock: water them :shock: :shock:
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Postby The Estate » Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:10 pm

With our 39 degree day coming up, I thought I should help them along with a bit of moisture????? And water them


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Postby Pam » Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:29 pm

TheE, when its Luzy, it probably means when she gets to it! :lol: It's no big deal with coreopsis, because they handle neglect and abuse famously. If you have a spot where nothing will grow, plant coreopsis there.

Guess what! I got running water today!!!!!!!! :D :D Or at least my garden did. There is not a lot of water in the dam, but it's better on my garden than evaporating into the atmosphere.

No more baling it out with a bucket ..... a very slow process when its only a couple of inches deep. :roll:
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Postby The Estate » Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:47 pm

coreopsis


a new word for me :?: :shock: what it mean without having to go to Sons room, for dict. :?: Is it something to do with death :evil: :?:
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Postby Pam » Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:55 pm

TheE, Coreopsis is the the yellow flowers that Luzy hasn't watered for a while.
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Postby The Estate » Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:16 pm

Pam wrote:TheE, Coreopsis is the the yellow flowers that Luzy hasn't watered for a while.


:oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

(puts scotch and sodas away, well maybe not :shock: , yep, bedtime I think :lol: )

P.S. I t was Manwells Q not mine, he's just been sent to hall of shames, sleeping in dogs bed, Mr.Poo is now been promoted to mother's bedroom :evil: :cry: No wonder he needs to be supervised all the time :evil:
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Postby Pam » Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:19 pm

:lol: :lol: While the cat's away! :lol:
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Postby The Estate » Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:21 pm

Pam wrote::lol: :lol: While the cat's away! :lol:
Who's cat are we talking about here :?:
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Postby enrico » Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:30 pm

Nice one Luzy :wink: :wink: I wish mine would grow as orderly as that :evil: they are slouching all over the place :roll: :roll:
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Postby enrico » Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:33 pm

Pam wrote:TheE, when its Luzy, it probably means when she gets to it! :lol: It's no big deal with coreopsis, because they handle neglect and abuse famously. If you have a spot where nothing will grow, plant coreopsis there.

Guess what! I got running water today!!!!!!!! :D :D Or at least my garden did. There is not a lot of water in the dam, but it's better on my garden than evaporating into the atmosphere.

No more baling it out with a bucket ..... a very slow process when its only a couple of inches deep. :roll:

CONGRATULATIONS :!: :!: how nice that is for you... we still have a fair amount of water in ours.. :oops: .thank goodness.. :roll: :roll: or all my plants would blow away :cry: :cry: Not skiting Pam :( just stating a fact :)
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