WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JANUARY 2019

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  1. 2nd_bassoon

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    That's stunning @Loki - is it tricky to grow?
     
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    If you're asking me about the Justicia then it's not ideal for the British climate but not hard. It is winter blooming and need a frost free and sheltered position. Cool produces the best results. I grow it in a pot so if it does get arctic it can go into the garage.
    Give it a couple of weeks and it will be stunning!
     
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      This Lewisia is blooming its heart out despite the cold...........
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        Have you tried propagating Lewisia @longk ?
         
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        No. But apparently they are easy from seed and the best material for cuttings is the flower stem.
         
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          Hmmm, sounds interesting. :) I like Lewisia and with the remains of a boundary stone wall here I'm thinking they might do well growing there. I'm surprised though that the flower stems are used for cuttings. Would that be with flowers removed?
           
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          No. Remove the flowers and they have no reason to exist so leave them on.

          Plant propagation

          (sorry mods :doh:)
           
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            Thanks for the info Longk. I'd like to give it a go but I'll need some starter plants first, so a visit to a local small nursery very soon. :)
             
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              Too excited. A couple of my Bhut Jolokia seeds are launched. Only .. 2 weeks instead of the normal 3 ,,,,
               
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                My bhut jolokia... week early sorry can't add photo but all should be back to same old soon :)
                 
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                  In bloom in my unheated greenhouse is Salvia coerulea............
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                    In the greenhouse...... Last of the Chrysanthemums

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                    Indoors ..... Hippeastrum

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                      Wallflowers are doing well:smile:

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