15 Comments

  1. Tamsin
    November 15, 2012 @ 10:06 am

    Worth saying that once you’ve grown it successfully once you will never need to sow it again as it self seeds brilliantly and has done through even our -18 winter 2 yrs ago. It’s true, the best ever filler along with alchamilla mollis.

    • Ben
      November 15, 2012 @ 10:33 am

      yes…good point. It seems to like a good solid cold spell.

  2. Gem
    April 7, 2012 @ 9:08 pm

    grew it last year and couldn’t believe what a gem it was, looks simply gorgeous with pink and purple sweet peas, lots more this year.

    • Ben
      April 9, 2012 @ 6:37 am

      Yes Gem…it is defo a winner…every cutting garden should have some. Thx for posting. :)

  3. Su (TinyAcorns)
    January 19, 2012 @ 9:03 pm

    I tried to grow this last year, but failed at the germination stage. I think I’ll give it another go this year as it is such a lovely plant.

    • Ben
      January 19, 2012 @ 11:34 pm

      It can be tricky to germinate…can take ages and be erratic…but you WILL succeed! (excuse the pun)

  4. Gill
    January 6, 2012 @ 11:47 am

    I have tried to grow this a couple of times and failed. I feel better prepared now so I will be trying again.

    • Ben
      January 6, 2012 @ 4:59 pm

      You will be fine this year Gill…I can feel it in my waters! :) I’m going to sow a few undercover from next week and see how they go. :)

  5. Emmon
    January 4, 2012 @ 3:06 pm

    I am really blown away by 2nd photo. What a gorgeous flower. I’m red/green colorblind so I may be off, but to me the yellow and green are beautifully and subtly complimentary. Happy New Year!

    • Ben
      January 4, 2012 @ 4:57 pm

      yes you are right, they compliment each other well….I can’t lay claim to these photos…lost all mine in a non backed up disaster! But plenty of fun to be had taking some more this season.
      Hope your keeping well Emmon. :)

  6. Jan
    January 4, 2012 @ 1:08 am

    I grew this last year from my RHS seeds. I grew it in modules and transplanted it, a very pretty foliage plant that looks like euphorbia but doesn’t have irritant sap. I saved some seed so will be growing along with Mr Higgledy.

    • Ben
      January 4, 2012 @ 4:22 am

      Good show…don’t forget to send me a pic and let me know how you get along this year with your flower growing. :)
      PS You’re up late!

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    January 3, 2012 @ 8:01 pm

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  8. Nik
    January 3, 2012 @ 7:26 pm

    Well, I have been enlightened. You weren’t making words up after all. Curious that your second Aunt removed comes from the same neck of the woods as me…perhaps its a sign I should get involved with a bit of Burpleurum?

    :)

    • Ben
      January 3, 2012 @ 7:34 pm

      The Bupleurum…er..not BURP…!…is waiting for you. :)