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awomanonabike

When I'm not on my bike, you'll find me in my organic-ish garden in #Cumbria. Favourite plants? Wisteria, hellebores, paeonies, philadelphus...

Rhodochiton atrosanguineus

  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2019
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awomanonabike

14 Oct 2019 • This is the one that came back again this year. It’s in a large pot on a west facing balcony but gets no sun from November until February... 💜@pelly @jacaranda @joanboston

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pelly

I'm going to try and overwinter mine but as it's not too big and trailing I'll do it in the greenhouse. Question time and I may sound rather silly here.........are the seeds inside the pod or do you sow the whole pod? @jacaranda @joanboston 🤔🤔

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awomanonabike

They are inside. I just sprinkled one of the pods into the soil in this pot. The pod is quite thin and fragile. I wasn’t really expecting anything but I got loads of seedling which I then potted up and gave away 😊 @pelly

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jacaranda

What a fantastic plant, Jacqueline 😍

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jacaranda

Not at all silly, Jane, as I was wondering the same 😂 @pelly 🤔

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awomanonabike

Thanks Barbara and yes, not silly at all Jane 😊 @jacaranda @pelly

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Loving this.....wish list me thinks...

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pelly

Thanks Jacqueline, I thought that would be it but wasn't sure. I'm not getting many with all this rain, it's turning them to mush 😬😬

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pelly

Phew, thanks Barbara 🙏🙏

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awomanonabike

Ooh definitely Elaine. I’ve grown it every year since I first came across it 4 or 5 years ago. I love it 💜@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

I haven’t had any yet Jane and I don’t think they formed until pretty late in the year last year. Possibly not even until January or even February @pelly

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pelly

I've had four pods so far, I'm sure they must be seed pods, little brown balls? 🤔🤔

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awomanonabike

19 Aug 2019 • I think it’s looking rather photogenic in the evening sun 💜☀️ @rachelbrooks #rhodochiton #purplebellvine

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rachelbrooks

Splendiferous! 💜💚 How’s the passionflower that was in with this doing? (That is this one isn’t it? 🤔)

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awomanonabike

It is! Well remembered. God she’s good 🤓 It made it too - just. It was very late appearing but is in there somewhere 🧐 @rachelbrooks

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jacaranda

That’s a great display of flowers, Jacqueline 😍 Mine are pretty weedy by comparison 😢

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awomanonabike

Thanks Barbara but sorry too 😐 There is still time for it to buck up 😉😂 @jacaranda

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jacaranda

I hope so Jacqueline 👍

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rachelbrooks

Well that’s a start! I remember waiting for the flower to open last year before Katie and I left! 😘💜

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pelly

I wish I had grown mine up rather than in a hanging basket, it still looks good though 💜💜

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awomanonabike

I’d forgotten that - you are my garden hard-drive 😉😂 Hopefully there is time yet for it to flower then. At least it’s not dead, which I thought it was for a long time @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

I bet it looks fantastic hanging down from a basket Jane. What a great idea! @pelly

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pelly

Thanks Jacqueline, I'll post a pic 👍👍

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awomanonabike

5 May 2019 • This may not look like much but it means my #rhodochiton has over-wintered 😃 ...unlike the Passion flower that it shared a pot with that I full expected to see again.

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carolgs

Brilliant 👍

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awomanonabike

It’s great isn’t it Carol! @carolgs

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rachelbrooks

Wow! Brill! Must go and have a firkle...🤭 see if there’s any signs of life on mine!

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awomanonabike

Have fun! I couldn’t believe it 😃 Of course, I’ve just taken delivery of 5 seedlings from T&M... 🙄 @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

🙈 well you can’t have too much of a good thing surely?! 😉

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awomanonabike

That’s my thinking too 💜 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

11 Feb 2019 • I think the #rhodochiton thinks it’s still Christmas #beautyindecay

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rachelbrooks

I must go and have a peep at mine...🤔

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awomanonabike

No firkling needed 😉 @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

No...this one comes ready made! 😳🙊😆😆

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awomanonabike

😳🙊🙉😂 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

I completely forget the other day, when you asked about deadheading this, that if you do you miss these wonderful seed balls! @pelly

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pelly

Oh no, I wouldn’t want to miss those. Thanks Jacqueline 😍😍

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awomanonabike

The seedlings I got just by popping one of these into the soil 🙄 @pelly

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awomanonabike

Here you go Jane 💜 @pelly

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pelly

Ahh, brilliant, now I know what I’m looking for, thanks Jacqueline 👍😘

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awomanonabike

Gosh! It was February. Here you go Barbara and Jane. This is what mine looked like when I split them and sowed them @jacaranda @pelly

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pelly

That’s what mine looked like and like I said the latest ones to have gone over have gone to a mush but I’ve got a lot more flowers now, so hopefully I’ll be able to harvest some more 🤔🤔

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awomanonabike

7 Feb 2019 • Here you are Jane. The last of the flowers still purple this morning. If this makes it through the winter I will be over the moon 🤸‍♀️🌒 @pelly

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brightcolours

🤞🤞🤞 #rhodochiton #wintercolour

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ublaszko

Not that rude vine again 😁😂😂😂

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pelly

Oh my, it must be well adjusted to your weather up there!! 👍💜

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rachelbrooks

Ermmm...what’s occurring?! Mine does not look like this!! It looks very much worse for wear! Must be all that Cumbrian sunshine! 🤔😉

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awomanonabike

Yup! @ublaszko

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awomanonabike

I suppose it is quite protected as it’s on the balcony and against a wall 🤞🤞🤞 @pelly

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awomanonabike

Don’t worry, most of mine don’t either Rachel. Though they do look like little Christmas tree decorations 🤔 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

27 Nov 18 • It’s still going! 💕💜💕

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Denise16

Wow😀

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rachelbrooks

Fabulousness! 💜💕💜 how’s the one out the front doing?

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Jasonsparkes1

Looks gorgeous 💖💜💖

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awomanonabike

I have lifted the one on the tripod by the front door, as the frame blew over and a lot of it died, but I’ve potted it up and put it in the greenhouse so we’ll see. The one growing out of the pot with the magnolia is still flowering too 😃💜 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Thanks Jason. I don’t grow many annuals as I don’t have the patience but I love this @Jasonsparkes1

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rachelbrooks

Doh! Ooh! Be interesting to see how it fares then! I’m amazed how well they’re still doing!

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

That’s amazing.....it doesn’t look hardy but it must be as tough as old boots..💞

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jacaranda

Mine are still going too, Jacqueline and Rachel. Wonderful plants 😍😍 @awomanonabike @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

Are yours still outside Barbaranda? 🤔😘 @jacaranda

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jacaranda

Yes Rachel. One is in a pot at the side of the house (climbing up the drainpipe!) and the other is in a hanging basket with a buddleja. I’m going to leave them in situ for the time being as neither can really be moved into the greenhouse. It hasn’t been really cold here yet so it will be interesting to see what happens when the temperatures finally drop. @rachelbrooks 😘

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rachelbrooks

Ah! I thought you said you were leaving yours out! I will be with mine too...they’re in the veg patch which is fairly sheltered so hopefully they’ll make it, along with all of ours! 🤞🏼😘 @jacaranda

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awomanonabike

22 Oct 18 • The plant that just keeps on giving 😉😬 #rhodochiton #purplebellvine

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rachelbrooks

😯🙈🙊

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Jasonsparkes1

Looks just like a customer I've just served, in shorty shorts with her ass hanging out the bottom 😂😂

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ublaszko

🙈🙈🙈

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awomanonabike

🤣🤣🤣 @Jasonsparkes1

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kimguy

#plantporn 😄😀😉

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awomanonabike

It’s a really lovely plant Kim but you can’t help but snigger 🙈 @kimguy

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awomanonabike

14 Oct 18 • I just can’t get enough of this plant. Will definitely be on my list for next year too 💕🖤💕 #rhodochiton #purplebellvine

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carolgs

It on mine too love love love it💜💜💜

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Denise16

They do make me giggle🤗

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awomanonabike

#purplebellendvine 🙈 @Denise16

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Denise16

🤣🤣🤣

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clipperty

Me too - love it/giggle factor. Just don’t show that Rachel @rachelbrooks though🙈😆x x x @carolgs @Denise16 #purplebellendvine #apnc

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rachelbrooks

What..?! 🤷🏻‍♀️ as if I’d be amused by a plant that looks slightly phallic 🙄 purleeeeaase! *sniggers under breath* 🙊 @clipperty and only mildly annoyed that yours is bigger than mine Jacq! 😆😆

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It’s fab and is going on my wish list 💕

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pelly

Gorgeous, went on my wish list yesterday 💜💜

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awomanonabike

It’s not the size that matters Rachel but how you display it 😬😬 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

It’s a great climber Elaine. Another for your pergola?! @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

Well deserved Jane. This one is growing with the passiflora incarnata and I’ll probably do the same next year @pelly

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awomanonabike

13 Sep 18 • This has been fabulous this year. Just 💜 it #purple

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kez001uk

Absolutely gorgeous 💕

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awomanonabike

Thank you Kerry. I can’t take complete credit as I bought it as a plug plant. I grew them from seed last year but these have been so much better 💜😊 @kez001uk

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rachelbrooks

Gorgeous. Look forward to seeing yours! 💜😉 although mine has got quite a lot of flahrs now too ☺️

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awomanonabike

It’s a brilliant plant isn’t it Rachel. And has a really long flowering season. Last year the flowers stayed on after the first frosts and looked gorgeous @rachelbrooks

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maria16

Wow, love it! Just put it on my wish list 🤗

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awomanonabike

It deserves its place there I’m sure Maria 👍😍 @maria16

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terrimclaughlin

Very pretty and isn’t it wonderful when they bloom all the summer seasons!!! Very nice, they look very happy 😊💕

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awomanonabike

Thanks Terri and yes, makes them such good value 👌 @terrimclaughlin

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belindah

Wow💜💜💜

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awomanonabike

They’re a bit unusual aren’t they Belinda? @belindah

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rachelbrooks

Excellent! Mine has only just really got going so I’ll be pleased if it last a while yet ☺️👍🏼

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awomanonabike

13 Aug 18 • Really enjoying this #combo now the off white #sweetpeas have started to flower (it’s been mainly the lilac ones up until now) #rhodochiton #sweetpeas-sweetsensation

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pelly

Lovely combo Jacqueline 😍😍

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awomanonabike

Thanks! It’s a good’un isn’t it Jane 💜🖤

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awomanonabike

7 Aug 2018 • Here are mine Rachel & Carol: climbing through a passionflower; a dried teasel; the frame with sweet peas on; and Fuchsia Hawkshead. I really love them 💜🖤 @rachelbrooks @carolgs

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carolgs

It's lovely 💕

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rachelbrooks

Ooh yours is massive and so many flowers! 💕💜 do you have it in full sun (Cumbrian full sun!) Jacq?

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awomanonabike

Thanks Carol, it’s just a fabulous climber even if it is just an annual @carolgs

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awomanonabike

This is four different plants. None are in all day sun but they do get either all morning or all afternoon sun. And yes the sun does shine here too...sometimes 😜 @rachelbrooks

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Bronno

Sadly mine got frazzled by the sun. Will try in part shade next year....

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rachelbrooks

😉 ah ok. Mine gets the same...maybe just not very strong seedlings ☺️

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pelly

That's just lovely Jacqueline 😍😍

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awomanonabike

What a shame Bronwyn. Some of the flowers went very pale on the one that gets most sun but it has pulled through now it is cooler 😎 @Bronno

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awomanonabike

I grew mine from seed last year and they were OK but this year I got plug plants and they were so much quicker to establish 👍 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

Thanks Jane. Really love this plant 😍 @pelly

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awomanonabike

12 Jul 2018 • We have rain! 💦☔️💦☔️💦☔️💦 Proper big drops of rain. It’s been so long, I can almost hear the plants sigh with relief 💙😊💙

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ublaszko

🎉🎉🎉

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It’s not fair we want some...☹️☔️

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rachelbrooks

What is this mythical phenomena of which you speak..? 🤔😉

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awomanonabike

It’s stopped here so maybe it’s moved on towards you Elaine. Hope so 😊 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

😂😂 It’s the clouds crying Rachel 😉 @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

Oh, I’ll have to upset them here then so they start crying here! Oh hold on...there aren’t any! 🙄🤣

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awomanonabike

Ah. You do need to have clouds first 🙄😉😬 @rachelbrooks

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awomanonabike

10 Jul 2018 • Just 💜 these...and they’re not nearly as rude as they were last summer 🤔😉🙄

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suerichards

Beautiful 💜💜💜

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Pleased I didn’t see them last year.....😳😆💜👌🏼

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awomanonabike

I’m not a big fan of growing annuals Sue but I make an exception for these 😊 @suerichards

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awomanonabike

Scroll left Elaine... @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

OMG.....😳I’m going to wash my hands 💜💜💜🤣👍🏼 back in a minute

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awomanonabike

😂🤣😂🤣😂 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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AlisaJ

🤣😂🤣 they’re hilarious! They’ve got very long... noses... to them 🤥😆

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awomanonabike

They have...indeed. They are fascinating though Alisa, as the whole flower starts out very tiny and then the true flower is just at the end so these are really just flower buds. They are hilarious though 😉😂 @AlisaJ

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nessas

Ooo er missus 🤥🤥 big noses 😆😆💟

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awomanonabike

Why Vanessa? What were you thinking? 😜 @nessas

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nessas

Pinocchio 🤥 tut of course 🙄🙄😆😆

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awomanonabike

Love watching these flowers develop 💜🖤💜

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LyndaClack

@awomanonabike that is fantastic 👍👍👍👍👍👍

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awomanonabike

Isn't it amazing Lynda. If you swipe you can see it's progress! @LyndaClack

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susieg

Aren't those ace 👍👍

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LyndaClack

@awomanonabike Beautiful 😍😍

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juliesgarden

Oh that's fab 💜💜

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awomanonabike

Very Susie! Bit of an impulse seed buy and they all germinated so my friends all have them too 😊 @susieg

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awomanonabike

Thanks Julie, it really is @juliesgarden

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rachelbrooks

How very sinuous and art nouveau! Love it 👌🏼💜

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rachelbrooks

Also, looks much nicer now it doesn't resemble a naughty bit! 🙊

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awomanonabike

It does doesn't it Rachel! It's been fascinating to watch it grow as the flowers start off absolutely tiny - smaller than a very small thing - and grow rather than just open. @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

That's small!! 😂 and yes, very unusual 👌🏼💜

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rachelbrooks

I'm saying nuffink! 🤐😬😉

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awomanonabike

These are wonderful: the flowers start off so tiny and then gradually enlarge. It has taken a while to get going but it's finally repaying the effort (grown from seed) 💗

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Keely

💕💕💕

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nessas

Pretty 💕💕

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awomanonabike

It is really pretty Keely & Vanessa @Keely @nessas

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