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pelly

Never really gardened until I joined this community, now I'm totally hooked thanks to all the lovely people on here. 🌿🌼🌺🌻🌷🌸🌿

Liatris spicata

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2023
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pelly

Afternoon everyone. The #liatris-spicata is attracting a lot of bees at the moment 🐝 #wildlifewednesday #bee #blazing-star 💜

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joannie.a

No bees here, they would need water wings

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vegandmore

I think my bees 🐝 have drowned 🙁

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pelly

It rained heavily heavily this morning but apart from being windy it's been a lovely afternoon 😍 @joannie.a @vegandmore

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2023
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pelly

Morning everyone. At least plants seem to be enjoying the rainy weather, I'm certainly not. I hope summer comes back soon ☔️ #liatris-spicata #blazingstar

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane .. lovely colour 💜.. not raining here atm

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pelly

I love them, so pretty 💜 @juliesgarden

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debs69

Summer 🤔 what is that 🤣 great looking plants 🪴 🥰

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane…the weeds seem to be enjoying it too 😕

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joannie.a

I agree need some sun but the forecast for the next week does not look good

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pelly

I'm beginning to wonder, it's depressing isn't it and thank you, I love the fuzzy wuzzy flower spikes 💜🥰 @debs69

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pelly

Morning Elaine. Tell me about it, it seems to be non stop weeding at the moment doesn't it 🙄 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

I know Joan. I hope we haven't had summer 🤔 @joannie.a

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It sure does…..thank goodness I’m ok on my knees to weed it’s non stop

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ada31514

That reminded me I had some of these. They haven’t happened this year 🤨

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pelly

That's a shame Angie. You'll have to treat yourself to some more 👍 @ada31514

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2022
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pelly

I’m going to have a go at these #liatrisblazingstar seeds this year. I’ve never tried them before 🤞

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juliesgarden

Good luck 🤞

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Auricula

Somethings to look forward to ☺️

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pelly

Thanks Julie 🥰 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Hopefully 😂 @Auricula

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joanboston

Go for it Jane 🤞

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charlotte

Ooo never heard of them. But sounds exciting

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joannie.a

Happy germination

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pelly

They're beautiful Charlotte, I hope the seeds germinate 🤞 @charlotte

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pelly

Thanks Joan 🤞 @joannie.a

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hebelover

One plant I can never get to grow 🤷‍♂️

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pelly

It just appeared in my garden a few years ago, a little gift from a bird I presume. It's never really spread much and I would love more of them so I've got to try it 🤞 @hebelover

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pelly

One I look forward to seeing every year 💜 #liatris-spicata #blazingstar

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Diane051285

Ooooo I wondered what these were in my garden

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Auricula

Never grown them, they look lovely💜

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joannie.a

I hope so, although I have read they are "short lived"

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pelly

They arrived in my garden about four years ago, I didn't plant them Diane. They were a lovely surprise 💜 @Diane051285

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pelly

Thank you Elise. They were a little gift from an unknown source 💩🤔😂 @Auricula

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pelly

I didn't know that, I'll have to try and get some seeds Joan as this is their fifth year 💜 @joannie.a

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Diane051285

@pelly they were in a mixed pack of bulbs but I didn't know what they were called I couldn't find the name on the box 🤦 they are different

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pelly

They are, I love mine 😍 @Diane051285

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joanboston

Lovely Jane, still waiting for mine to open, but they are in a shady spot

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pelly

Thanks Joan. I hope you don’t have to wait too long for yours 👍 @joanboston

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pelly

Your garden has caught up well Katy 😍 @gjones

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2021
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pelly

Liatris coming into flower now. I love this plant 💜 #liatris-spicata #blazingstar

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emch

Nifty #semidouble Daisy in the background -- #greatcolor combo

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh don’t know this one…💜 love the banana daisies 😍

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pelly

Thanks Eileen, I agree 💜💛 @emch

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pelly

It was a gift from a bird about four years ago Elaine, I love it....and the daisies 😍 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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hkyfvr

Beautiful plant. Love the colour and shape 💜😍

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Auricula

Lovely - not a clue what it is but it’s beautiful 💜

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pelly

Yes it's lovely Diane, thank you 💜 @hkyfvr

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pelly

Thanks Elise, it comes in white too 🤍👍 @Auricula

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Auricula

I’ll make a note of that Jane 🤍😂

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pelly

👍🤍😂 @Auricula

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pelly

Thanks, it works well doesn't it 💛💜 @gjones

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2020
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pelly

Morning everyone 🙋‍♀️ This appeared in my garden in 2018, there was just one spike, three last year and five this time around. Hopefully in another couple of years or so it will form a good clump. Have a super day 💜 #liatris #blazingstar #purple

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ amazing where stuff comes from

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dreggennedd

Wow! That's an interesting looking one 🤔 @pelly! I think I need one of those 😋

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pelly

Oh you do Martin, they’re fabulous. They come in pink and white too 👍 @dreggennedd

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dreggennedd

Different colours as well! Definitely adding to the list 😊 Thanks Jane

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pelly

You’re welcome 😊 @dreggennedd

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juliesgarden

Morning 💜💜

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joannie.a

Morning, lovely gift.

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anges

Morning Jane 💜💜💜

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pelly

Morning Julie 🙋💜 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning Joan, wasn't it 🙋💜 @joannie.a

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pelly

Morning Ange 🙋💜 @anges

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pelly

It's starting, I'm so looking forward to seeing this in flower again 💜 #liatris-spicata #blazingstar

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awomanonabike

That looks really interesting. I don’t remember seeing it before 🧐

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joycemb

@Pelly what an amazing flower Jane. No wonder you’ve been waiting for it. There are certain flowers that say summer to us, mine is the peony. 💚💚🌤🌝

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pelly

It's gorgeous Jacqueline and it doesn't take up too much space which is a bonus in my garden 💜 @awomanonabike

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pelly

It's facinating watching it go from this to a beautiful purple flower 💜 @joycemb

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juliesgarden

Great photo jane 💚

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pelly

Thanks Julie 😊 @juliesgarden

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joycemb

@pelly How wonderful and another one for my list for next year. Thanks for posting it nice to find something new. 🙋‍♀️🥳😍

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awomanonabike

I might have to keep a look out for some 🧐💜

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pelly

Larch Cottage have them, I just looked out of curiosity 🙄😂 @aw

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pelly

You're welcome Joyce. Mine was originally a little gift from a 🐦 @joycemb

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joycemb

You were very lucky there. We have pigeons who have trampled some of our salads which I found unforgivable but salads now under netting with the peas. Thank heavens for such products. 🐦🐦

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2019
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pelly

Morning everyone, have a terrific Tuesday 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️ #blazingstar #liatrisspicata #purple 30/7/19

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bandicoot

👋😀

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flof1952

Morning Jane. Thank you and you too 👋😎

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pelly

Morning Pauline @flof1952 😍😍

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juliesgarden

Morning again 👍🏻😂

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pauline33

Morning Jane have a great day 🌸🌸😊

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pelly

Morning Pauline, thank you and you too @pauline33 😄😄

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pelly

#macro

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pelly

Aww thanks Katy, this is what I love about macro photography, you get to see the real detail and beauty of our plants @gjones 💜💜

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pelly

Sorry to repeat the photo but I'm cataloguing it 👍👍💜

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suerichards

Great photo 👍

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pelly

Thanks Sue, it looks lovely with the Clarkia around it @suerichards 💕💜💕

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Keely

Fabulous 💜💜 it almost glows you could go to a disco with that glowstick 💃💃

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pelly

😅😂🤣 @Keely

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