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  1. wcutler replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    I'm surprised. They're used as street trees in Vancouver, and I've seen several young trees with flowers. Of course, I don't know how...

    May 24, 2020 at 6:33 PM
  2. wcutler replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    First I found a fringed cultivar, but I think this Dianthus arenarius is likely to be it. dianthus arenarius - Google Search That is...

    May 23, 2020 at 10:24 PM
  3. wcutler liked Ron B's post in the thread Bumblebees speed up flowering by piercing plants.

    Insects and flowering plants have evolved together, sharing a long history It will have been natural selection, wherein bees that...

    May 23, 2020 at 6:08 PM
  4. wcutler replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    I even recognize that from UBCBG: Rhododendron stenopetalum 'Linearifolium'. I love the skinny hairy leaves, and those flowers are...

    May 23, 2020 at 3:19 PM
  5. wcutler replied to the thread Bumblebees speed up flowering by piercing plants.

    OK, how did they learn to do that? Or are they just being peevish, intending to damage and punish the plants that aren't delivering the...

    May 23, 2020 at 2:53 PM
  6. wcutler replied to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Nice. I saw one in Hawai'i six years ago, in a botanical garden. I posted some photos on flickr: Search: ficus aspera | Flickr

    May 23, 2020 at 2:11 PM
  7. wcutler liked pmurphy's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Thank you Margot. I thought I would add a couple of photos that I was able to take in early Feb of this year at Bloedel Conservatory -...

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  8. wcutler replied to the thread Appreciation: Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park.

    Ah, I wondered if it was the remains of something, but didn't think of bindweed. Thanks, Eric.

    May 22, 2020 at 9:09 AM
  9. wcutler posted a new thread.

    Appreciation: Onoclea sensibilis - Bead fern

    This was right next to the crested male fern I was trying to identify. I'm pretty sure it's Onoclea sensibilis (the list of fern...

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    Forum: Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

    May 22, 2020 at 12:51 AM
  10. wcutler attached a file to the thread Appreciation: Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park.

    I'd have saved myself a lot of time if I'd remembered I posted this thread last year and had these two plants identified. At least I...

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  11. wcutler attached a file to the thread Crested male fern or lady fern?.

    Here are a couple more photos. Based on the round shape of the sori, I think this has to be Dryopteris filix-mas 'Crispa Cristata',...

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  12. wcutler posted a new thread.

    Identification: Rhododendron with striking red leaf budscales

    I am enamoured of this rhododendron and I don't even know what the flowers are like, and the leaves are not that special, thought there...

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    Forum: Ericaceae (rhododendrons, arbutus, etc.)

    May 21, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  13. wcutler attached a file to the thread Appreciation: Two Rhododendrons with a coloured calyx.

    I saw this again today, thought it was the most beautiful rhododendron EVER, until about five minutes later, but I still really like it....

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  14. wcutler replied to the thread What is this tree.

    It looks like Chaenomeles japonica, Japanese quince.

    May 21, 2020 at 4:34 PM
  15. wcutler replied to the thread Problem with dianthus firestar.

    Here is the site I was trying to think of: Linda Chalker-Scott | Washington State University, called Horticultural Myths. The one...

    May 21, 2020 at 10:26 AM