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jacaranda

Our creative adventure began in 1999, a new house and a bare plot. We took a break from NGS openings in 2021/22 but we’ll be back in 2023!

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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jacaranda

Having posted a long range shot of the Photinias the other day I thought I’d get a bit closer and photograph the actual flowers. I didn’t realise they were so pretty! #photinia #photiniaredrobin #upclose #whiteflowers #whiteandfrothy #mygardentoday 30/04/2019

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sieveheadsarah

I must check if mine are open yet 🤔🤔

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pelly

They really are beautiful Barbara 💕💕

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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jacaranda

Giant photinias reaching for the sky! I’m sure there are more flowers this year than I’ve ever seen before 😲 #photinia #evergreen #evergreenshrubs #mygardentoday 29/04/2019

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pelly

Wow 🌼🌼🌼

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lilybee

Going to show my ignorance now - I had no idea they flowered! I have a small one in the front garden and have never seen flowers on it.

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anges

Same here Sue and Barbara - I've never noticed flowers on any of ours 😕 @lilybee

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sieveheadsarah

That's huge Barbara, I thought mine was big 🤔🤔 it looks amazing with all the flowers 😍

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carolgs

This year has been good for the flowers I wonder if last year's heat had anything to do with it mine has a few but your is spectacular

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rachelbrooks

That’s ginormous!! Mine is still in bud, but it’s covered in them. So obviously a bumper year!

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jacaranda

I have a feeling that they don’t flower until they’re mature. These have been in the garden for at least 15 years and I’m sure they didn’t flower in the early days. I have a couple of younger ones in other areas and they haven’t flowered yet. @lilybee @anges

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jacaranda

The weather is probably a factor @carolgs and the mild winter helped @rachelbrooks

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anges

Thank you very much for your #advice, ours are probably no more than 10 years old so a bit to go yet ☺

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  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2018
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jacaranda

The promise of things to come! Some of my #photinia just produce new red leaves but others, like this one, have flower buds. #evergreenshrubs #buds #winterinterest #mygardentoday 29/12/2018

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jacaranda

Photinias are the backbone of my garden, providing height to obscure neighbouring houses or hiding boundary fences. Some photinias are in flower now, mostly too high up to get a good photo but this one was at eye level. #mayflowers #photinia #whiteflowers #mygardentoday 19/05/2018

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gjones

They're beautiful😍

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jacaranda

Where have all the red leaves gone? My #photinia is flowering like crazy! #mygardentoday

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titchyfra

Fabulous, wish mine would 😆

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rosiepetzold

Never noticed any flowers on then before - what an extraordinary year this is in the garden.

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