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1/11 French name of dahlia with red, cac­tus-like flow­ers – ‘Kitty Black’? (4,4)

4/29 This type of amaryl­lis is mostly the deadly night­shade genus (10,4)

9 Eg plants grown from cut­tings or suck­ers – left in­side conifer fruits (6)

10 Cater­pil­lar that feeds on plant stems – crow with tum up­set! (7) 11 See 1 across 12 Nar­cis­sus ___ is the lesser daf­fodil (5) 13 The la­bella of orchid flow­ers (4) 14 Herbs such as sage and clary (7) 16 An­gel­ica tree genus – in Guadala­jara liana (6)

17 Dark-pur­ple tulip – bee is busy around start of sum­mer (6)

19 Plant fam­ily of cit­rus trees – makes ‘a tea cure’ (8)

21 Genus of shrubs aka sweet spire – pro­duces one bev­er­age! (4)

22 White-flow­er­ing di­anthus with a ma­roon eye – from Henry VIII’s house (5)

24 Broad-leaved trees of genus Ul­mus (4)

26 It might be called wild hy­acinth in Scot­land (8)

27 Herb of the mint fam­ily sounds ap­petis­ing (6)

28 Genus of plant also called African lily (10)

29 See 4 across

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2 Sun­flower with branch­ing habit – “Hi” (5) 3 Plant’s spi­ral-coil­ing stem (7) 4 Type of broom not grown in the gar­den! (5)

5 Genus of eg ragged robin and rose cam­pion (7)

6 Sound of Lady Nancy’s daisy-like flower (5)

7 The sen­si­tive fern genus – one lo­cal va­ri­ety, left out (7)

8 Help Naomi to change the genus of hardy an­nual baby blue eyes (9)

14 Pond plant of Acorus genus – eg last few moved (5,4) 15 Hard wa­ter! (3) 16 An or­na­men­tal al­lium – dis­played in a gallery? (3)

18 Pro­vide sup­port for tall plants (5,2)

19 Rein­deer’s red-flow­er­ing crab ap­ple va­ri­ety (7) 20 Pars­ley-like herb, genus

An­thriscus, found in mulch, er, vile! (7)

22 Pre­vent plant from flop­ping – im­pa­tiens, maybe, Pam’s re­moved (3,2)

23 Flow­ers at­tached to wa­ter­ing-cans? (5)

25 Ed­i­ble mush­room – or elm, pos­si­bly (5) SO­LU­TIONS TO THIS MONTH’S CROSSWORD WILL BE PRINTED NEXT MONTH SO­LU­TIONS TO JULY’S CROSSWORD ACROSS: 1 Pagoda 4 Spar­tan 9 Isle 10 Ethel 11 Blue 12 Pink Lady 14 Sucker 15 Mag­no­lia 16 Starch 18 Mar­row 20 Tree fern 22 Irises 25 Erysi­mum 26 Smut 27 Plume 29 Bump 30 Morello 31 Wa­ters. DOWN: 1 Pasti­naca 2 Gherkin 3 Dye 5 Palms 6 Re­becca 7 Azure 8 Chrysan­the­mum 13 Aglow 16 Seedy 17 Cor­nus mas 19 Rosette 21 Fri­able 23 Romeo 24 Sepal 28 Eva.

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