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pyjamb

Professional gardener since the early 1970s. Author, journalist and photographer that has specialised in water gardens and organic veg.

Solandra

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2016
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pyjamb

Here's another from southern Spain just yesterday, a climbing plant that looks like an Amaryllis. Ideas?

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kathy

Sorry no like the colours in the flower

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tiggrx

It's a Chalice Vine (Solandra)

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brightcolours

#solandra

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janie

I remember my mother growing this plant when I was a child.🏵

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pyjamb

Many thanks chums. You are right again. Slight mystery is that my RHS encyclopaedia of plants has it tender below 7c and my wife claims she was scraping ice off the car windscreen only a few miles away that morning.

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