Wordless Wednesday/Foliage Follow UP

Melianthus major

Linking also to Foliage Follow Up over at Pam’s Digging Blog

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7 Comments Add yours

  1. Pam/Digging says:

    I didn’t realize melianthus looks so good even in winter. That’s a beautiful leaf.

    1. Helen Johnstone says:

      I think it comes into its own in the UK in the winter if you delay cutting back. Occasionally it also flowers which is an added bonus. I dont cut mine back for about another month

  2. That’s a really interesting texture!

  3. Kris P says:

    Melianthus has become one of my favorite plants. So sculptural! I’m on the hunt for the cultivar ‘Purple Haze’, which seems to be one reclusive plant.

  4. Anna says:

    Oh would that the foliage on mine was looking so fresh. Is yours planted in a particularly sheltered spot Helen?

    1. Helen Johnstone says:

      Hi Anna
      No that one is in the middle of the garden. I have to confess that it was hortizontal for a while due to snow and also my poor gardening but I have now propped it up and it’s looking good

  5. bittster says:

    Beautiful. I love plants which put out such nicely folded leaves, plus they always look so big and healthy!

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