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icedance

Gardened all my life and have been working in horticulture since 2003, love plants and music among other things.

Canna 'Lon01' syn. Canna 'Tropicanna Black'

  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2018
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icedance

#flashbackfriday ❤️

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nessas

Ooo lovely sam think I might of killed mine just shoved it in the greenhouse and didn’t cut it back don’t dare go and look at it 🙈😘

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icedance

You and me both Nessa 😱 haven’t been very with it this year .. cut mine back a while ago but only just got it in the greenhouse ! Fingers crossed for both of ours 🙈😘😘 @nessas

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icedance

Sorry Gary not this time ... @scaryskates

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nessas

I’m keeping everything crossed 🤞 for us Hun 😘😘

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icedance

#red last of these now they have been glorious ❤️

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cyndi

Beautiful

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porto

😍😏😉👌

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rachelbrooks

Stunning! ❤️👌🏼

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icedance

Thanks guys 😊 Rachel have you've sorted your gremlins 🤔@cyndi @porto @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

Nope, they're still here Sam! Taking me ages to load notifications (if they load at all!) any ideas what I should do @teamgardentags I've updated all app and phone software, deleted and re-installed the app, tried it on wifi and 4G...😏

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icedance

Oh what a pain Rachel hope it's sorted soon 😘 @rachelbrooks

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struddles

Gorgeous😍

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2017
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icedance

Flowers nearly over but the #foliagefriday is still going strong

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susieg

Fabulous foliage

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icedance

My Canna is the gift that keeps on giving 💜 now it's teamed up with Crazy love 🌸

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adamjones

@icedance nice combo 😉

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lexijane

Fabulous combo 👌🏼😘 xx

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icedance

Thank you Adam 🙂 @adamjones

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icedance

Aaw thanks Lexi hun 🙂a happy accident 😘 xx @lexijane

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ukjohnny

...a perfect match

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pauline33

Perfect partners ☺️😍😍

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icedance

Cheers Johnny 🙂 @ukjohnny

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icedance

They seem very happy together Pauline 💕 @Pauline33

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porto

💕😳😉

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porto

Mines a giver and has teamed up and flirting with lilac gladiola 😏💕😂😂

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icedance

Sounds gorgeous 💜They are little floozies aren't they 😉 mines hooked up with an orange dahlia and now has crazy love on the side 😮 💕 @porto

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icedance

My absolute #bestofjuly it's put a smile on my face every day 😁

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nessas

Stunning Sam 😍

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katgreen

Beautiful, still waiting for mine to flower 😊

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struddles

It's beautiful sam👍

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jaynehynesburton

Yours is gorgeous Sam, I got one from the sick bay at B&A last year but it's not growing much

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icedance

Thanks Jayne I got this last year as a bare root it grew well then I lifted it and turned it upside down In a pot in the greenhouse and left it over winter ❄️ this spring I sawed it in half and potted the two halves up and blow me down they did this !! They are in a combination of John innes 3 and multi purpose and seem to be very happy 😊 😂guessed it was Q .. hopefully yours will get the hang of life eventually 🤞 @jaynehynesburton

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jaynehynesburton

😂😂 Pedictive. Thanks Sam

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Keely

Fabulous and thanks for info I over wintered mine in a pot last year in summerhouse wrapped up and mulched but need to dig them out this year so will do what you did this year 👍

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icedance

Oh you're welcome Keely I had not managed to overwinter successfully before so adopted this do or die method and it worked will do the same again this year .. greenhouse door was kept shut with the window just slightly open by the way 🙂. @Keely

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porto

Yours look amazing compared to mine! @icedance nice 💪👌😉

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icedance

Kind of you to say , thank you David 😊 @porto

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icedance

#red Here we are Julie virtually out now 😊 @juliesgarden

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jadojado29

Stunning Sam @icedance 😍👌😘

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ShelleySnyder

@icedance ooooooh!!!💘😍

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vec

Wow ❤❤❤

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rachelbrooks

Amazing colour! Looks alight! 🔥

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ukjohnny

...wow!!!

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AbdulSalam

Nice icedance what is the name of this plant

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icedance

It's a Canna lily Abdul called Tropicana 🙂 @AbdulSalam

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AbdulSalam

Thanks for the reply

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icedance

Your welcome @AbdulSalam

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icedance

🌺 out 👍happy Thursday everyone 🙂

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juliesgarden

Can't wait to see that open Sam ❤️

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icedance

Will tag you in a fully open pic Julie 🙂 @juliesgarden

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juliesgarden

Oh thanks 👍👍

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icedance

Flowers 🌺

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Keely

Wow that's huge Sam 👌

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icedance

Bit of a whopper Keely 😮 @Keely

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thehardygardener

I canna believe it!

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rachelbrooks

Phwoar! That's a biggun Mrs! 😲

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broughgardens

Goodness me Sam, what have u been feeding that thing!

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icedance

Absolutely nothing Nick .. it's its second year I split it in spring .. really hope it doesn't fall over !! @broughgardens

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icedance

🤣😂🤣 @hagar

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icedance

Ooh er mrs 🤣😉 @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

🙊😂

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icedance

Pouring and storming here this morning but last night the Canna and Libertia shone ☀️

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jagz112

These look stunning

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icedance

Thank you Jagz 🙂 @jagz112

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nessas

It's got a sunkissed glow 🌞💋

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katgreen

Wow they look fab, mine are all eaten and holey 😂

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icedance

More a case of drowned rat today Nessa ☔️ glad I caught that moment to keep me going to the next 🙂☀️ @nessas

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icedance

Oh that's a shame Kathryn I've had years like that with mine 🐌 they do love a munch on a Canna ... with all the rain this week I am going to have to go on 🐌 patrol ! @katgreen

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nessas

Same here Sam although it's stopped for now 😏 but we needed it 😘

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icedance

We did 👍lawn greening up nicely now 🙂💚 @nessas

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nessas

And my gravel stones are looking cleaner 😜😆😂😂

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icedance

🤣 my car too 👍🙂😍 @nessa

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rachelbrooks

Glowing 🤗🤗

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icedance

These are out and staying out now .. so pleased first year I've managed to over winter ❄️ was one now I have two ... slugs and frosts be gone !! 🤞

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susieg

Those look great Sam 👍

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jadojado29

Oh Sam @icedance they are just Fabulous 😍👌😘

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pelly

Beautiful Sam 😊😊😊

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jacq1075

Gorgeous deep colour Sam 😌

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hayleyaj

Oooh beautiful! Can't wait for mine! 👏👏

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icedance

Thanks all they've been so kind to me this year hopefully will go from strength to strength 🤞 yours will be up and about before you know it Hayley 👍 @Susieg @jadodjado29 @pelly @jacq1075 @hayleyaj oh 😖 the gremlins are back this has taken me ages to do my @ s thought they'd gone !

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carolgs

Think I lost mine will give it another go though 😀

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broughgardens

Great taste Sam!! I love these so much, the foliage is amazing and the red flower tops it off so well 😍

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icedance

You must Carol 🙂 literally just lifted this one and turned it upside down on a pot ... root up and left over winter, then split and potted up in March previously I lifted and put them in slightly dry compost .. so harsh treatment is the way forward 👍 thanks Nick 🙂 @carolgs @broughgardens

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