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Gazania splendens 'Sunshine Mixed'

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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jmlincoln

Oo! Oo! Oo! So nice 🧡

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jeatacake

Beautiful & so many flowers too 💛🧡❤

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kez001uk

@jmlincoln thanks Jackie 😀 it’s been loving the sunshine ☀️

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kez001uk

@jeatacake thanks Jeff 😃 soon as I deadhead them there’s another load of flowers appear! 😍

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jeatacake

Great news 😊 Just what you want. Even if you wanted to keep some seeds, there's plenty of time for that 👍

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it’s weird because they’ve been flowering for so long but still have ages left (hopefully) 😜 I am to be better at seed saving this year 🤭

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jeatacake

A good 3 months+ left yet. You're pretty good at seed collection already I'd say 👍😉

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kez001uk

@jeatacake why thank you kindly 😌 I learned from the best 😉😉

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jeatacake

Ah you must have been watching Monty on Gardener's World 😉

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kez001uk

@jeatacake 😂 you’re too modest!

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jeatacake

& you're too kind! 🙏

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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midnightgardener

Did you sow these this year Kez? I'm not impressed with mine, some have been planted out a couple of months but all I've got is thin foliage. Hardly any growth 😳🧡🧡💛

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jeatacake

Basking in some rare sunshine lately 💛💛💛💛

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener I did sow them last year 😊 they flowered last year too but not until much later, first week of August. So you still have a while yet before yours should bloom ☺️

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kez001uk

@jeatacake we had a fair bit of sun yesterday, just didn’t feel warm in that wind 😫

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midnightgardener

@kez001uk I hope so. There's not much to them but, thank you. Otherwise I wouldn't have known 🧡🧡

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener you’re very welcome 😊 there wasn’t much to these until the flowers came. Think they take a good while to fill out and even now they’re not very big looking as the foliage is quite strappy

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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midnightgardener

Beautiful ♥️♥️🧡🧡

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener thanks Christine ☺️ they seem to flower endlessly!

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sabbanrula

Beauty 🧡🖤

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kez001uk

@sabbanrula thanks Rula 😁 love seeing them uncurling 😛

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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islima

Linda 💛

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solly1961

Morning 🌄 Kerry, beautiful photo and stunning flower 🌼

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juliesgarden

💛💛

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rhododendronmad

Beautiful!

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jeatacake

Fabulous flower 🌞💛

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valegreen

Just lovely 💛

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midnightgardener

Beautiful 😊😊💛💛

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kez001uk

@islima thank you 😊

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kez001uk

@solly1961 hi mark 🙋🏻‍♀️ thank you ☺️ so pleased this one made it through winter 😋

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kez001uk

@juliesgarden thanks Julie 😁

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kez001uk

@rhododendronmad thank you Linda 😄

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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ublaszko

Fiery!

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valjones-hughes

Very dramatic!

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Navydsouza

🧡🖤💛

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suerichards

🔥 🧡🔥

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solly1961

On fire Kerry, fab photo

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jeatacake

Wonderful ❤🧡💚 Still waiting on mine! 😄

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh wow that looks angry....😡🔥🔥

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hayleyaj

On 🔥! 😍

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midnightgardener

Wow! That's incredible 🧡🧡

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kez001uk

@ublaszko perfect description 🔥

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kez001uk

@valjones-hughes it’s not subtle 😂

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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jeatacake

Beautiful 🌞🌞🌞🌞 Just one bud on mine right now!

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pelly

I haven't even got buds yet, I'll admire yours instead 💛💛💛

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candiswhite

Gorgeous

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midnightgardener

Crikey! Mine are just at the seedling stage. Yours are very pretty 😊😊💕💕🧡🧡

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kez001uk

@jeatacake thank you Jeff 😊 lost my favourite one though 😢 can’t wait to see yours again 😋

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kez001uk

@pelly these are from last year so I expect that’s why they’re early 😜 even had one in bud at Christmas 😂

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kez001uk

@candiswhite thank you Candis ☺️

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener thanks Christine 😁 I grew these from seed last year. They’ve done so well 🤩

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pelly

So are mine Kerry and funnily enough I had a stray bud in the winter too. Aren’t plants odd sometimes 🤔

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jeatacake

Should be any day now when my first one opens. Some of mine have died over winter too, but I don't know which ones yet. 😔

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kez001uk

@pelly that’s crazy! 😂 they must all be on their own schedule, just to confuse us 🤣

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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ublaszko

These gazanias just won't stop flowering 😂😂😂 Are they growing in your greenhouse?

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kez001uk

@ublaszko they’ve been outside all winter 😜 little troopers!

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ublaszko

Wow!

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kez001uk

@ublaszko think it’s helped they’re in the jet stream of my tumblr dryer outlet 🤣

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ublaszko

😂😂😂 lol

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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jeatacake

Very sunny 🌞 Is this your first one to flower this year?

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gjones

It's so pretty! Lovely warm colour!

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pelly

💛💛💛

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midnightgardener

Beautiful flower 😊😊💛💛♥️

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kez001uk

@jeatacake sunshine in flower form 😁 I had one partially open in February but this is the first proper one. And a whole bunch more buds too 😍 surprised they survived the winter outdoors!

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kez001uk

@gjones thanks Katy 😃 a colour I’ve not had open before too 💛

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kez001uk

@pelly thanks Jane 😄

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener thank you Christine 😀

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jeatacake

I've heard they can survive winter outside. I suppose it depends on just how mild or severe a winter it is? I might leave a few out next winter as an experiment, as I have loads now!

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kez001uk

@jeatacake worth a go since you have an abundance 😛 can’t say the foliage looks very nice but hoping that’ll recover

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jeatacake

What surprised me last year was just how fast they grew from seed, with most flowering too 👍 Yeah, the old leaves can make them look a bit tatty, but once they put out lots of new leaves, they'll look fine 🙂

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kez001uk

Almost 😜 #gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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pelly

Even if it stays like that it's beautiful 😍😍😍

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ublaszko

We need a bit of sunshine today. It's snowing here!

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sinukarta

your collection is awesome Kerry!! 👍👍👍

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jeatacake

Starting early! 👍 Mine are still just a mass of leaves since they finished flowering at the end of last year, despite being in the greenhouse.

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midnightgardener

Amazing 😊😊♥️♥️

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cyndi

These are def a ohh that's so cool flower

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kez001uk

@pelly thank you Jane 😊 couldn’t agree more 😛

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I’ll swap your snow for our rain 😛

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kez001uk

@sinukarta thank you Dyan 😃🙏🏻

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kez001uk

@dirtgirlworld thanks Maggie ☺️

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kez001uk

@jeatacake yours will be ready to go once they’re back outside. Those pink ones you had 😍

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kez001uk

#gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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Navydsouza

Beautiful 😍

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kez001uk

@Navydsouza thanks Navy 😀 nice time see it trying so hard to flower 😛

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kez001uk

@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom me too 😛 not sure this one flowered in summer either so hope it’s gets to open 🤞🏻

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kez001uk

@rachelbrooks it’s crazy isn’t it! 😂 been trying to open for weeks but I expect it’s been demolished after today 😜

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kez001uk

@dirtgirlworld thanks Maggie 😀

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kez001uk

Keeps on trying to flower ☀️ #gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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jeatacake

If this is outside it's doing amazingly well to even be trying to flower in January 👍

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it’s outside 😛 one of the 4 has died I think but the other 3 are looking decent. It’s in the tumble dryer slip stream though 🤣

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jeatacake

Ha ha ha! Still impressive 👍 & young Greta will be so pleased again 😄

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kez001uk

@jeatacake I’d like to stick her in a slip stream to somewhere faaaaaar away! 😂

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jeatacake

When I started reading that, I thought you had something worse in mind! 😄😄😄

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kez001uk

@jeatacake think she’s got worse coming to her! Seems people are really starting to take offence to her arrogance and call her out on it! Bout time!

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jeatacake

Absolutely! Its all getting a bit embarrassing whenever she appears on TV

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it is awful. I’ve often wondered how on earth she has the platform she does 🤯

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jeatacake

It's a bit of an "emporer's clothing" thing I reckon?

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kez001uk

@jeatacake I agree! She’ll come unstuck sooner or later though

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kez001uk

Still trying to flower ☀️ #gazania #gazania-sunshine-mix #treasure-flower #grown-from-seed

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midnightgardener

Amazing and after the frosts too. I've no idea what's going on out there but I'll have to venture out as bird feeders need topping up and I need my tree from the summer house!😊😊💕💕

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener I was so surprised to see it! Thought it was an old flower head but on closer inspection, it’s a bud 😂 can’t see it flowering but nice that it’s still alive after the poor weather and frosts, as you say. There’s little appeal outside at the moment, I agree! 😝

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lesliecole49

Looks like a woodcut!

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pelly

Ohh, fabulous 😍😍

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gjones

Beautiful closeup!

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dinaautore

Mesmerizing 😳 love it 😊

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh I went dizzy for a second...think I’m hypnotised 😳😉

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ShelleySnyder

WOWZERS! Great shot!💘😍

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lovestogarden

Beautiful 📷 #gazania #upclose

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columbiariver

Such a gorgeous pic!

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rachelbrooks

Fantastic pic even if the colours do remind me of my old school uniforms! 😉

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laketitlow

Wow. Great photo

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auntieju

Oh my this is gorgeous!! You sure have beautiful flowers! ❤️

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anges

Fantastic photo Kerry 😀

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kez001uk

#stillflowering

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telswirld

👌🏻

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jeatacake

I brought all mine in at the weekend just in case. Hope yours are all ok. 🤞

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kez001uk

@telswirld thanks muchly T 😁

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kez001uk

@jeatacake you have pretty ones that need protecting 😛 these are holding up ok outside. 2 nights of frost and it still opened today and is looking good. Thankfully not much has been affected so far but I doubt it’ll stay that way for long 😔 did the first do much damage to your garden yet?

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jeatacake

Thankx Kerry 😊 The frost was thicker this morning. It's blackened the leaves on a few things which are hardy. I know that gazanias are a little hardy, but I had space in the greenhouse, so in they went! 😁

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it’s terrible how fast it damages things 🙈 but at least you’ve got the gazanias protected now 😛

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jeatacake

Yes, many things outdoors will now be transformed & starting their herbaceous hibernations!

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kez001uk

@jeatacake and the start of 5 months of worrying if plants will come back to life 🤣 gardening isn’t always good for those of us with a nervous disposition 😆

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jeatacake

Ha ha, I know what you mean. My more immediate concern will be things surviving while I'm away for 4 weeks.😧

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kez001uk

@jeatacake do you have anyone come check on your plants whilst you’re away?

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jeatacake

No. Its too much to ask of anyone really. Just need to plan it out well. The real crunch will come next winter (2020/21) as I plan to be away for 3 months, so I'll have to accept that many things won't survive 😕

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kez001uk

#macro

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staciegokhan

Gorgeous!

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cyndi

Amazing

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alan1111

Beautiful photo Kerry

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ShelleySnyder

Wow Kerry incredible photo!💘😍

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anges

Fab! 💛

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kez001uk

@staciegokhan thank you Stacie 😀

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kez001uk

@cyndi thanks Cyndi 😃

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kez001uk

@alan1111 thanks Alan 😄

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kez001uk

@ShelleySnyder thank you Shelley 😁

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kez001uk

@anges thanks Ange ☺️

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure Kerry!💘😍

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bluefox23

Very pretty. Still waiting on mine . . .

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 they still didn’t open?? 😜

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alan1111

Another beauty 😍

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bluefox23

No!!! 😏 got another couple of buds on the way on another plant. Hoping the original one will open this week!!!

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kez001uk

@alan1111 they’re so interesting, never get the same flower twice 😍

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 hope so too 🤞🏻 needs to get a move on now it’s getting colder 😜

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minimimmy

I love this picture! Beautiful!

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alan1111

Now I want them all the more 😜

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kez001uk

@minimimmy thanks Tia 😁 they’re great plants, little works of art 😍

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kez001uk

@alan1111 if I can collect seeds I’ll save you some for sure ☺️

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alan1111

Is it my birthday, is it Christmas 😂 thank you Kerry 😝

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kez001uk

@alan1111 😂 all rolled into one 😉🤣

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anges

Wow 😀😀😀

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kez001uk

@anges it looks like it’s been painted 😍

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gjones

Beautiful patterns!

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kez001uk

@gjones they’re fantastic flowers aren’t they 😍

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wtwitchell6969

art in the garden there @kez001uk

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kez001uk

@wtwitchell6969 truly is! ☺️

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ShelleySnyder

WOWZERS!💘😍

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alan1111

You've a great 👀 for good looking flowers that one is stunning 😍

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harebell

Wow! Stunning

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jeatacake

You can almost become mesmerized looking into these flowers for 2 long! 🤪

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kez001uk

@ShelleySnyder thank you Shelley ☺️

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kez001uk

@alan1111 thanks Alan 😁 I did have to zoom in to cut out most of the munched petals though 🤣

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dermot46

From seed? Wonderful colours 😊

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kez001uk

@dermot46 from seed 😊 will definitely be growing again too, they look like miniature works of art 😍

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sieveheadsarah

They're just fabulous Kerry 😍

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kez001uk

@sieveheadsarah they’re fascinating flowers aren’t they 😍 how all that comes from one tiny seed just baffles me 😜

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sieveheadsarah

They certainly are, I often stand looking at mine and think the same, they're amazing!!!

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kez001uk

@sieveheadsarah how can anyone not love being in the garden 🤪

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bluefox23

Beautiful 😊

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sieveheadsarah

I know, I couldn't live without my garden, I love being out there!!!

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 thank you Alison 😀

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kez001uk

@sieveheadsarah same, it’s an escape from the real world 😛

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gavy

Beautiful kerry

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bluefox23

😍😍 Love it. My flower bud is slowly developing!! 🙄

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alan1111

Another beauty you have there Kerry

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kez001uk

@gavy thanks Gavin 😀

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 they didn’t open yet?? Hopefully this sunny weekend will kick them into flowering 😛

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kez001uk

@alan1111 they’re amazing looking flowers aren’t they! Still surprises me how all that comes from a little seed 🤯

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DeborahBanks

Yep definitely that one too 😍

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anges

Love this one 😍

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alan1111

Beautiful flower I'd never get fed up looking at that one 😍

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lovemygarden65

Beautiful 😍

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jeatacake

That's a fabulous one. Not seen one with a pattern quite like that 👍

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janetandjim

Wow! The colors!

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gjones

Oooh! I like that one😍

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gardendan84

What a stunner!! Absolutely Lovely 👍

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kez001uk

@DeborahBanks 😂 thanks Deborah 😛

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kez001uk

@anges thanks Ange 😀

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kez001uk

@alan1111 thank you Alan 😃 will definitely grow them again after seeing this one 😁

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