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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, peonies, philadelphus...

Tithonia rotundifolia 'Torch'

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awomanonabike

Turns out shoving several #tithonia plants into one big pot wasn’t such a bad idea after all 🧡❤️🧡

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columbiariver

That's a hot one! and your pot full is probably a-buzz

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brightcolours

👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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jacaranda

Mine were a disaster this year but I suppose there’s always next year!!! 😂😂

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awomanonabike

Always Barbara! I’ve not spent much time in the garden this year so these were an emergency #just-get-them-in-some-soil and they don’t seem to have minded 😂 @jacaranda

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awomanonabike

The #hoverflies seem to be particularly partial! @columbiariver

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jacaranda

Same here regarding the time (or lack of) spent in the garden this year, Jacqueline! It’s good to know that some things don’t always need to be mollycoddled 😂😂

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awomanonabike

Several things in my garden have never looked better 🙄 like the #hydrangea-limelight that I never got round to pruning 💚 Makes me wonder why I bother 😉😂 @jacaranda

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awomanonabike

My late night rescue mission worked! I lost one (now in a vase) but the other two are still upright and yes , they are tied to the door hinge 🙈😂 #tithonia #britishsummer

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awomanonabike

Jus spotted this little fella having a good old feed! #tithonia-torch #wildlifewednesday

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awomanonabike

Thank you. A photogenic flower with a friendly hoverfly 😊 @gjones

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I only planted one seed and it’s enormous and keeps on flowering ….👌🏼

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awomanonabike

Oh wonderful. I have a few but only one is doing well 🤔 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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columbiariver

This is #gorgeous

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awomanonabike

Thank you Laura 🧡 @columbiariver

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brightcolours

#bestofseptember #hoverfly

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awomanonabike

It’s been a long wait and it’s only small but…perfectly formed 🧡 #tithonia

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columbiariver

Just in time!

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awomanonabike

Hopefully, now that it has started, it will flower now until mid October 🤞 @columbiariver

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Snap l! It was you who made me try these and I put one plant in and it flowers for weeks….👌🏼

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charlotte

Pretty

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juliesgarden

Wow 🧡🧡

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joanboston

Mine are just getting going now

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awomanonabike

Well it was someone on here who inspired me to grow them too but I can’t remember who it was 🙈 I guess it wasn’t you Elaine 😂 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

They’re very pretty Charlotte but not edible I don’t think 🤔 @charlotte

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awomanonabike

😊 I think so too Julie! @juliesgarden

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awomanonabike

That makes me feel better Joan. This one is in a pot and doing great but I also put a couple in the garden and they’ve hardly grown. I think they must be quite hungry 🤔 @joanboston

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joanboston

I’ve got one five feet tall that’s only had one flower so far. Lots more buds coming though Jacqueline

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awomanonabike

“Pop” 🧡 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

That colour 🌺🌺🌺

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awomanonabike

They are a true #colour-pop aren’t they Jane @pelly

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pelly

They are. I’ve got seeds ready for next year 🧡

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awomanonabike

👍 @pelly

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

They’re like beacons of the flower bed....a must at this time of year..🔥🔥🔥😍

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hebelover

Gorgeous Orange 'pop' 🧡

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awomanonabike

There are some plants that I only know about because of #GardenTags and this is one 😊Apologies but I don’t know who first posted it but it is now one of the few #annuals that I grow every year #tithonia #orange 🧡💚🧡

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joanboston

I first saw Monty grow these on GW and this is my second year. They are certainly a stand out plant

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pelly

Same here, I've got seeds for next year. I'm looking forward to growing them 😍

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awomanonabike

This is the second year I’ve grown them too Joan, but will grow them every year now I think. I love the orange ‘pop’ 😊 @joanboston

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awomanonabike

Did you buy the seeds Jane or have you let some flowers go to seed? @pelly

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pelly

I bought seeds, they look so lovely 🧡

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awomanonabike

They really do Jane. I’m sure you’ll love them 😊 @pelly

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awomanonabike

2 Oct 2019 • It may have taken it’s time but boy is it worth the wait 🧡 This finally flowered for the first time a week ago though what it will make of last night’s frost I don’t know... ❄️❄️❄️

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mich

It’s worth waiting on it’s beautiful Jaqueline..fingers crossed you get to enjoy it for a little while longer 😍🧡

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awomanonabike

I hope so Michelle. I couldn’t believe it when I had to scrape the ice off my car this morning. It’s only 2nd October 🤔🙄 @mich

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

What a stunner...are they always this late...🧡🤔

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pelly

What a stunner Jacqueline. I take it you've been reconnected to the outside world at last? 🌺🤔

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awomanonabike

I don’t know Elaine but probably not. I think I was late getting them going. Also the seed compost I used was rubbish and they didn’t really grow at all until I potted them on 🙄 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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awomanonabike

Thanks Jane. Sadly not, we do now have a telegraph pole apparently ... but still no phone line. I’ve been out using free Wi-Fi and 4G today but have to go home now 😢😉😂 @pelly

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pelly

How very frustrating 😡😡

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I wouldn’t mind trying these next year....on the seed list 👌🏼thanks Jacqueline

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awomanonabike

I’m back Jane! Finally got reconnected yesterday afternoon. It’s been so frustrating @pelly

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awomanonabike

I’d really recommend them Elaine, though are so bright and happy, though I wish I had sown them earlier. I first saw them on here but I can’t remember who posted them #tithonia @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

Yay, at last!! You'll have some catching up to do now 👍👍

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