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jacaranda

Our creative adventure began in 1999, a new house and a bare plot. In 2012 we opened for the NGS. https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/26064/

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Fire Dance'

  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2019
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jacaranda

I couldn’t let #foliagefriday pass without posting a photo of the beautiful burgundy colours of #loropetalum It really is a stunner! #burgundy #burgundyfoliage #containergarden #mygardentoday 01/03/2019

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brightcolours

Oh yes!!

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  • Season Icon Late AutumnLate Autumn 2018
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jacaranda

Seeing such a vibrant flower this morning has really made my day! #fridayfavorite #loropetalum #pinkflowers #mygardentoday 14/12/2018

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awomanonabike

Fabulous. Hope mine surprises me soon too 💕

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jacaranda

I found a few little flowers hiding amongst the foliage today. What a surprise! #loropetalum #happymonday #shockingpink #mygardentoday 03/12/2018

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carolgs

I saw this in the GC so nearly picked it up wish I had cause I've forgotten which GC it was in now

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jacaranda

You must get one, Carol. They’re gorgeous 😍 @carolgs

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ublaszko

I took a picture of mine earlier today with buds on and lots of new leaves.

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jacaranda

Please post it for us all to see, Urszula, as I’m sure it’s looking lovely 😍 @ublaszko

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2018
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jacaranda

Following Katie’s lead for #foliagefriday #loropetalumchinensefiredance #lookdown #fridayfeet #mygardentoday 21/09/2018 @brightcolours 😘

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pelly

Great colour combo Barbara 😍😍

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brightcolours

Yay Barbara!! Hope to see a few more of them over time. 😊😊😊

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lcgardens

Loving the wellies Barbara @jacaranda

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jacaranda

Missed you yesterday, Lesley 😢 @lcgardens 😘

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2018
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jacaranda

The leaf colours are looking spectacular at the moment and I love the vibrantly pink ribbon-like flowers. Thanks, Claudia @clipperty for introducing me to this plant a couple of years ago. 😘 #loropetalum #loropetalumchinensefiredance #pinkflowers #greenandpurplefoliage #containergarden #mygardentoday 05/09/2018

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clipperty

More than welcome! It’s a beauty isn’t it x x

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davewrightjoinerygooglemail.co

I wish mine looked like that Barbara 😞

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matewe

Pretty 💜💜💜

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HM2T

Amazing colours and would seem to grow in semi-shade. Does it need lot of watering? This is going to my wish list!

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jacaranda

The pot is actually in full sun for most of the day, Hanna, although sheltered, and it does need regular watering. Well worth the effort though! @HM2T

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ublaszko

Mine is in full sun too and it needs regular watering but actually on the label it says to keep it in partial shade. I'm just stubborn and I wanted it in sun so I could see it from my garden bench 😅 @jacaranda @HM2T

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jacaranda

Well just look at that! A new #loropetalumchinensefiredance to replace the one that didn’t survive the winter. I’ll be more careful this time and give it some winter protection! #containergarden #maroonandpink #mygardentoday

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davewrightjoinerygooglemail.co

Great plant barbara, i got the 'black pearl ' and its coming on great now.

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awomanonabike

Great plant that Rachel introduced me to. I was too late moving it into the greenhouse when we had the cold east winds and it suffered a bit but survived to see another day and I was only just admiring it 💕@rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

A nice electric blanket and a hot water bottle then! Fingers crossed it’ll fare better ☺️ mine looked a bit poorly after the third lot of snow but I pulled all the damaged leaves off and gave it a good feed and it seems to have picked up fortunately! 😊 Glad yours is looking ok too Jacqueline 👍🏼☺️ @awomanonabike

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clipperty

Yeay! She got a new one 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Enjoying having a walk around your garden, looking lovely. Currently holed up on the sofa feeling rough as a dawg - cold n cough time. X x x

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jacaranda

Get well soon Claudia 😘 You need to be in tip top health for next Wednesday. Wish I was going but I’ll see it all on the telly!!! @clipperty

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clipperty

Just watching the Chelsea A to Z prog. Just did 3 massive sneezes...like cartoon ones 🤧🤧🤧😷 xx

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jacaranda

Snap (although not to the sneezes 😂)! I recorded it and started watching while I had my breakfast. Got to E so far. Catch up with more later. 😘😘 @clipperty

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jacaranda

Every time I see these gorgeous flowers I think of @clipperty 😂 Thank you, Claudia, for introducing me to this beauty! It's still a small plant but it has lots of flowers and it's looking great!!! #loropetalum #pinkflowers #mygardentoday #ngsgarden

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pelly

That's gorgeous Barbara, but I've just had a look and it says it's a spring flowering plant. Is it another confused.com plant? 🤔🤔🤔

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jacaranda

Probably, Jane!!! Mine seems to have had flowers on and off since the spring. It wonder what Claudia has to say about hers. @clipperty @pelly

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clipperty

Such a rewarding shrub. Does flower on n off, but the foliage alone makes it worth growing! Xx @jacaranda @pelly

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jacaranda

The first flower!!! #macro #pink #mygardentoday

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clipperty

Aren't they just to die for?! 💖✨💖

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jacaranda

I managed to dodge the showers today and get my new purchase potted up @clipperty 👍🏻Now all I have to do is look after it through the winter!!! #mygarden #purplefoliage #containerplanting

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susieg

I didn't. I got soaked! Looks great 👍

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rachelbrooks

Love these and it looks good in a pot! 👍🏼 Already have a mystery one (I've lost the label!) and just bought 'ever red' ❤️

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sussexwestngs

Ooh... that'll be a treat for your #ngs visitors in 2017 @jacaranda 😃

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jacaranda

Let's hope so @sussexwestngs 😀

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clipperty

@jacaranda It's a such a ⭐️ performer and so pretty, ticks all the boxes ✔️

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jacaranda

Look what I bought today @clipperty !!! I can't wait to pot it up and watch it grow 😀😀😀

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RedFuchsia

Nice👍👍👍

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clipperty

Oooh been shopping!!!! You will just love it, the foliage,the form, the flowers 💚💚💚@jacaranda

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