Disasters

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John J

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Re: Disasters
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2013, 07:24:51 AM »
To continue the saga of our 'resurrection area' this Verbascum sinuatum obviously survived the upheaval somehow and grew uninvited amongst the introduced plants. We left it to see just how large it would grow and it is enormous despite, or because of, the fact that the soil is so poor.
Cyprus Branch Head. Gardens in a field 40 m above sea level with reasonably fertile clay soil.
"Aphrodite emerged from the sea and came ashore and at her feet all manner of plants sprang forth" John Deacon (13thC AD)

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Alisdair

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Re: Disasters
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2013, 09:35:52 AM »
What an enormous plant, John!
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society