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Gardeners' questions.

Byline: By Poeter Horrocks

Q Can you recommend a golden shrub for a sunny border?

A Spirea Golden Princess produces golden leaves spring to summer with pink flowers in late August.

Q My neighbour has a plant with long weeping white flowers any idea what is could be?

A The Bridal Wreath, Spirea x arguta.

Q Can you recommend a scented variety of honeysuckle?

A Halls Prolific or Halleana both produce pale yellow flowers extremely scented and will keep their leaves in a mild winter.

Q I want to plant a conifer hedge but not Leylandii. Can you recommend anything?

A Thuja Plicata Atrovriens, bronze/green coloured leaves grows up to a foot a year, nowhere near as invasive as Leylandii and plant about 3 feet apart.

Q Can you recommend a patio rose for a container outside the front of my house?

A Yes, Sweet Dreams. This produces masses of dark orange flowers June to autumn.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:May 24, 2003
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