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    Default Flower of the Day for a year - a Challenge!

    I have no idea how many different flowers grow in my garden. Do you know how many you have?

    The Challenge is to find 365 different flowers - one a day - which must be in flower on that day, every day for a year. No duplication!

    Photographs welcome!
    Different named varieties can be included - so 7 different roses count for 7 days.

    Is it possible? The winter months will be hard but maybe that's the time of year when we need more flowers?

    Anyone up for it?
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    I won't get many in the winter, I'm not even sure I could manage a different flower a day in the Summer but I'll start taking photos regardless
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    Would different coloured pansys and violas count ?
    I might be able to manage a fortnight if I can have diferent colours

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    Go for it SP...

    My first one, itís nearly over and is starting to go to seed but itís still a lovely plant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Small pumpkin View Post
    Would different coloured pansys and violas count ?
    I might be able to manage a fortnight if I can have diferent colours
    Wildflowers count too.
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    As you started this challenge yesterday VC. Here's the sunflower I took yesterday ( from self saved seed so not sure if he's a true variety or a mix )

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    Will be back later with today's flower

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    You wait till I do away with all me perennials and set up this challenge, no matter I will give it a go
    it may be a struggle to reach the top, but once your over the hill your problems start.

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    Here's today's Godetia grandiflora

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