What's Looking Good in April 2014

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    Things are getting going!

    The wall weed (I quite like it)...................
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    Anenome blanda...................
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    Snakeshead Frits are just getting going...................
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    Fritillaria uva-vulpis....................
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    Salvia discolor is loving being outdoors again at last......................
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    This wee Viola has self seeded itself around. Seems happy in a fair bit of shade too..............
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    Scilla siberica....................
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      Camellia Magnoliafloriae
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      and a large white one -name unknown, was here when we took over
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        :smile: The colour just keeps on coming.
        Pansy's, Wallflowers and Forget-me-nots.

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          More Fritillaries - F.persica.................
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          A better photo of F.uva-vulpis.................
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          And this unknown Frit has sprung up out of nowhere (it certainly wasn't there last year)..............
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          One of my spring favourites is Uvularia garndiflora.....................
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          Finally, Erythronium pagoda...................
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            I must work on having a spring garden, I have a few Daffs and some of the Snakeshead. I do have some self seeded Nigella about to come into flower, lovely big buds at the mo!
             
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              I am heavily reliant on bulbs for spring colour which is no bad thing as they are on the whole reliable.
               
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                What is this please? I like it too! I also like the Frits after seeing yours. Must get some for next spring especially F. persica. Love it! :thumbsup:
                 
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                  I have two or three more species to come yet. Take care planting them out, especially the big ones like F.persica as they are prone to rot.
                   
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                    @Fern4 - sorry, I missed the question about the wall weed! I've no idea what it is, although I think that it begins with E.
                     
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                      No problem.....I thought maybe it was Aubretia. Does anyone else know what the pink flowering plant is in post #1 that longk calls "wall weed"? :)
                       
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                        Can we have this thread 'stickied' please?
                         
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                          Only the blues underway in my garden at the moment.

                          Clematis Macropetala 'Wesselton' just starting to open.
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                            I do! It's Aubretia (which starts with an A, and that is like an E but different)!!:hapfeet:
                             
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                              Thread needs merging with the other and stickying. :)

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                              What's the pink one please? ^^^
                               
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                                A mixture of small flowered primulas, lovely :)
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                                Cerinthe
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                                Akebia just started flowering
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