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Keely

Yorkshire garden. Small front border and patio and pots to rear. Find it very therapeutic and rewarding. Learnt so much from Gtags community.

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Keely

Happy Halloween peeps. 💘🌺🎃🎇🎆😈👺👹👻👾👽 #chineselantern looking good at the minute. Have a spooky one 😬😯😵😱😜

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pelly

Morning Keely, happy Halloween to you too 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🧡

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Jasonsparkes1

Morning 👻

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anges

Morning Keely 🎃

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jpea

Morning Keely and the same to you 👋👋

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charlotte

Have you been taking pictures in the dark 🤔

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rachelbrooks

Aww little fairy pumpkins! 🧚🏻‍♀️🎃🧚🏻‍♀️

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pauline33

Morning Keely lovely picture ☺️🎃🎃🧡

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Keely

@charlotte some of us were up at 4.30 took it when I got up still dark then not that you'd know lol 😜

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ShelleySnyder

Happy Halloween Keely!🎃👻💘😍

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Keely

You know autumns on its way when the lanterns change colour 💘💘

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charlotte

Noooo. Pretty though

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sadieberg

I have just bought one of these, do you keep yours in a pot planted in the ground? Is it as much of a spreader as some sites are saying?

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lostgardener

@Keely do you get fruit..? 🙂👍🏻

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Keely

@sadieberg omg Vivien seriously keep it in a pot it took me 4 years to get it out of border lesson learnt! Nightmare its done great in a big pot though 😀

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Keely

@charlotte I know I'm not ready for it yet! 😔😟

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Keely

@lostgardener hi Mark you do but I've never had them 😆

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sadieberg

👍🏻

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ktcooki276

Wow, they're beautiful. Xx

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Keely

So many #lanterns this year

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ShelleySnyder

A bazillion lanterns!😂💘😍

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Keely

@ShelleySnyder trick or treat lol

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cyndi

So cool and beautiful

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ShelleySnyder

😲 oh no! That is getting close! 💘😍

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Keely

@cyndi thanks Hun 😄

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susanhumphrey333

Love these 😍

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cyndi

Welcome

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Goodness me Keely 😲....mine don’t grow like that mine have loads of foliage and they hang underneath...

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kez001uk

Looks amazing!! 🧡🧡🧡

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bandicoot

Great for flower arranging over winter! 🧡❤

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Keely

@susanhumphrey333 thanks hun

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Keely

You always know when summers coming to an end when the lanterns start to go orange

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rachelbrooks

Noooooo! I’m not ready!

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kathy

Nor me😢 🧡

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Keely

@rachelbrooks @kathy me neither already hate the nights drawing in 😶😣

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ShelleySnyder

Oh no not lanterns!😕💘😍

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Keely

@ShelleySnyder I know hmmm hope they are wrong 😣

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I do love them though...🧡🧡🧡🧡

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Keely

@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom they add a bit of colour in the back 👍😄

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jeatacake

You have great success with these. This one looks better than ever 👌

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LyndaClack

I love these! 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡

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cyndi

Beautiful

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Keely

#wintercolour still from the #chineselantern 🌺🌺🌺

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jeatacake

Yours has been great 👍 Mine died & didn't even flower! 😕

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Keely

@jeatacake mines about 8yrs old Jeff in a pot roots are very well established the runners broke through pot last year, shame your not closer as can easily be split it gets that full in its pot, you could have had some no way would this one die 🙄

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jeatacake

Cheers Keely 👍 If I'm ever over in Leeds for any training sessions (which is one of our locations for it) I might take you up on that offer 😊

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Keely

@jeatacake yes do let me know as I end up splitting it and throwing some 😕

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Naomi126

👌📸👌

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Keely

@Naomi126 thank u 😄

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Keely

No leaves left now just the #lanterns glowing #autumn 🌺🌺

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pelly

Don't they look just lovely 🌺🌺

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mich

They’re so pretty Keely..love that plant 😍

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linfoster

I dug mine out the tap roots were a bit worrying for me 😬

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kimmy01

Mine died back 😥

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Keely

@pelly @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @mich thank you ladies😆

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juliesgarden

Fab, lost mine 🤭

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Keely

@linfoster they are awful if they are in a border took me 2 years to eventually get them all out of front border, since then its been kept in a big pot as I love the plant for autumn but not the roots for a border you did right thing 😃

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Keely

@kimmy01 awe maybe next year hun 🙁

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Keely

@juliesgarden alot of people seem to have lost theirs this year such a shame 😣

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jpea

Mine still has a few yellow leaves but only about 6 lanterns nothing looking as lovely as yours. I have split a couple of the fruit and sown the seeds in a small seed tray,who knows...

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Keely

Lots of #lanterns #autumncolour 🍂🌿🍂🌿

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valjones-hughes

Really great ones!

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Keely

@valjones-hughes thanks Val its a vigorous one 😊

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hayleyaj

Mine isn't do any good really, plus attacked by the slugs that left my Hosta alone this year! 😂😂

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flof1952

Just bought one of these Keely .....does it need winter protection 😊

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Keely

@flof1952 I never protect mine Pauline I would keep it is n a pot though as its,a runner and took me 2 years to eventually dig it out of front border 😃

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Keely

@hayleyaj arghhhhh darn slugs they have never touched this in a big pot the roots burst out of last years pot!!! 😃

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flof1952

Thanks for the tip Keely .......much appreciated 👍☺🍊

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JustJill

Love the contrast against the blue, really gorgeous photo👍

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Keely

@JustJill thanks Jill 🤗

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Rosa

Love those coloured lanterns.Didnt no it was invasive so that's good to no.

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Keely

@Rosa your welcome Julie and thank you 😆

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Keely

#autumnleaves #chineselantern 🍂🌿🍁

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Jasonsparkes1

Love these, my 1st one disappeared into the ground and never came back, got one from Mozzers this summer (put in a large pot this time instead) and this one's gone too?? Don't know if they're being eaten or I'm doing something wrong?? Any tips?

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christineb

Love this plant 😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Loads of lanterns, do you dry them...!

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ada31514

@Jasonsparkes1 I have bought a few of these over the years. They don’t live for me either. Don’t think I will try again

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Keely

@Jasonsparkes1 didn't think these would be easy to kill off roots are runners this is that strong it is now in its 3rd pot I have to cut off roots at bottom every couple of years 🙄 mine is about 6 years old though was just split from one of mums plants, not sure what you could be doing Jason its a mystery 🤔

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Keely

@christineb thank you 😆

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Keely

@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom no Elaine just let them die off and wind blows them off in end 😊

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Keely

@ada such a shame I must have magic touch not sure why 🤔

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jendren

Mine died after flowering its first year too @Jasonsparkes1 @ada31514 We don’t have Keely’s magic touch 😭

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Jasonsparkes1

Think this is another to add to my 'not again' list, plus I could use the pot for something else that needs it 😂😂 @Keely @jendren @ada31514

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jeatacake

Yours has done so well Keely. You definitely have the magic touch. I'm with @Jasonsparkes1 & others on this one, as mine has done nothing & now disappeared too! 😞

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Keely

Morning Peeps enjoy your #halloween weekend #orange #spooky #lanterns 🎃🎃🎃

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pelly

Morning Keely, thanks, enjoy yours too. 🌺🌺🌺

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jaynehynesburton

I've got some of these I'm growing from seed 😆

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susanhumphrey333

Morning Keely. Mine got composted ages ago. Happy Halloween weekend 🎃🎃 🎃

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juliesgarden

Lovely photo Keely 👍

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Keely

@jaynehynesburton keep them in a pot if its this variety as they are runners took me 3 years to get them out of front border 😣

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Keely

@susanhumphrey333 I leave mine Sue will cut back next Spring 😊

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Keely

@juliesgarden thanks Julie 😆

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LyndaClack

Love these! 😍😍

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jaynehynesburton

Thanks Keely will do 😘

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susanhumphrey333

They're in the compost cause they died a death 💀 lol

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jpea

I've mine planted in the South facing bed in a sheltered position it was wondering if after they've finished fruiting (fair few green lanterns on it) should I wrap in a fleece or dig it up to pot and place it in the greenhouse? @Keely

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Keely

Starting to go #orange #chineselantern 💥🍁💥🍁

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pat2356

So pretty!!

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Keely

@pat2356 thank you

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lovemygarden65

That's lovely 😊

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Keely

@lovemygarden65 great autumn colours doesn't do much during Summer but comes to life this time of year 😆

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jeatacake

Nice one Keely👌 Hoping to see maybe 1 flower on mine when I get home! 😁 None so far 😕

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LyndaClack

@Keely Oooh, that's a whopper! 👍👍👍👍👍👍

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drewneil

That's a cracker

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Keely

@jeatacake thanks Jeff fingers crossed for you had loads on this one 😆

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Keely

@LyndaClack it thrives in a big pot as potted it on this year 😆 thank you

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Keely

@drewneil thank you 😆

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susanhumphrey333

Lovely Keely. I threw mine out a couple of weeks ago. It was a sorry looking thing with just one lantern on it and yellowing leaves 😏

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Keely

#yellow

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Keely

Here come the lanterns 💚🌺💚🌺

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Keely

Lots of lanterns brighten up the back fence in #autumn #autumncolours #orange

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Keely

#halloween #orange

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Pushkraj

Just imagine if these were luminescent at night!!

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rachelbrooks

Aren't they lovely?! 👌🏼

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Keely

@Pushkraj I wish they were 👌👍 @rachelbrooks they are great for autumn colour 👍

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SikoMa

They are lovely. Have you tried cooking with them Keely?

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Keely

@SikoMa no Dar how do you cook them and what ate they like?

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SikoMa

I have not tried them. Lol. I was hoping you had. I have seen that you can use to make sauce, as you would maybe a pasta sauce. They look, to me like they would be more like tiny tomatillos. Hmmm...🤔... Now I'm really intrigued.

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Keely

@SikoMa will have to look it up now see if anyone has as its intrigued me too 😁😁

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SikoMa

Yes and looks like you're going to have quite a few to use😄🤗😆

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nessas

Lovely colour Keely 😍

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hayleyaj

Really excited! My seeds came yesterday! Hoping I have lots of these lovelies next year 😍

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Keely

#autumncolour #halloween

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hayleyaj

On my list for next year! For my oriental bed with the Buddha!! 😍😍👏👍

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joanboston

It's quite invasive, some would say a weed🙂

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Keely

@hayleyaj keep it in a pot if you are putting in garden roots are runners and a nightmare to dig out!! You can bury pot, shame you aren't closer I'm going to split this one next year as its too big for its pot its over flowing!! 😕

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susanhumphrey333

I bought one from Morrisons a few weeks ago. It's only small and still in its pot so might have to keep it in its pot 🤔

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tina

What lovely colours in my case it will be in pot 😉 #tinawishlist

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Keely

@susanhumphrey333 def keep in a pot took me 2 years to get it out of front garden when i didn't know it run!! Lesson learnt always in a pot now 😁😁

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rosesforme

I have the edible one got it in a pot are they all runners?@keely

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susanhumphrey333

We helped each other then today Keely Thanks I didn't know 😍

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Keely

@rosesforme I am assuming so Wendy but you may want to google it as not 100% sure

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brightcolours

Fab!! #autumn-colours #halloweencolors #spreads #weedy #keepcontained

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Naomi126

👌🏻📸👌🏻

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Keely

Signs of #autumncolour and #halloween

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farmora

Would love one of these, are they easy to grow @Keely ?

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Keely

Hi Ann @farmora yes easy to grow but invasive so i keep mine in a pot buried in soil, took it out this year as once its finished it needs splitting as too big for pot so will reduce it ready for next year, its about 5' high this year 😊

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farmora

Oh right, that's good to know thanks @Keely

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Keely

Feels a bit like autumn when the lanterns turn 😕😕😕

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SylviaDavies

Beautiful!

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katgreen

Pretty 😍

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Keely

Here come the lanterns 👌

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debs69

Are they easy to grow @Keely ? 🤔

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Keely

@debs69 yes very but are runners so this is buried in a pot in the ground as I had it in the front originally and it spread all over so lesson learnt, loads of lanterns on it its thrived this year with all the rain

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debs69

Thanks @Keely 👍 appreciate the advice too 🤓 cracking pic by the way 📷😘

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IlsonRootsProject

#ilsonrootswishlist At least I know to keep it in a pot then!!

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katgreen

Good tip cheers 😆

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Keely

#physalisadvice

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clickchick

Stunning shot 😍

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Keely

Chinese lantern flower

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rosesforme

Is it the edibles type I've got one no flowers yet

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Keely

This has shot up with all rain and now getting its buds on

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Keely

Chinese lantern starting to come up , its planted in a pot sunken to stop it from spreading like wildflower!

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brightcolours

#spreads #advice_ChineseLantern

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kathy

They are rather inclined to🙄

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