What's Looking Good In May 2020

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    A bit of a cheat as I took these photos at the end of April :noidea:

    Allium Nectaroscordum siculum are now opening

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    And the bees are already enjoying them. They are a favourite of the bees at this time of year
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    Some of the different Lilacs we have in the garden
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    Lathyrus aureaus - a perennial sweetpea
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      Some Irises are now opening

      These two are very short ones but so delicately coloured
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      Choysia are starting as well
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      Coming in to land!
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        More plants have been enjoying the early Spring and after the rain they have decided to come out to play

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        The Fairyland is hanging on but now being hidden by grass - so no long shots of the thousands of them
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        My plums are now exposed
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          :nonofinger:....we'll let go off...just this once @shiney :whistle:
          Very beautiful though.....April or May!!:biggrin:
           
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            Lovely as usual @shiney . If they're still looking good now I can't see the problem :)
             
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              Clematis John Paul ll :-

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              Clematis Nelly Moser :-

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                Tulbaghia violacea "Purple Eye"
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                Lachenalia orthopetalata
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                  @NigelJ is your lachenalia winter hardy then?
                   
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                  That's what I was wondering.
                   
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                  @CarolineL and @strongylodon It certainly seems to be hardy, here in Devon. I got it from Desirable Plants about 8 to 10 years ago and it's been in raised sunny bed ever since. I did think I'd lost it at one point and then it reappeared a couple of years later and now there are 3 or 4 more close to it, they don't necessarily all flower every year.
                   
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                    Good morning

                    Can't remember but it will come to me later:heehee:

                    Spiraea snowmound thanks to @Michael Hewett ;):blue thumb:

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                    Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)
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                    Potatoes
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                    alyssum
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                      It could be Spiraea snowmound @wiseowl … ??
                       
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                          Thank you @Michael Hewett my friend that's it,and @KFF for your confirmation,very much appreciated:smile::blue thumb:
                           
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