Previously I lived in Sweden for nearly 20 years and my quest there was to hybridize auriculas to produce ever better plants suitable for the harsh Swedish climate. Whilst living there I also created and run Sweden’s Auricula Club. I've now returned to England to continue growing auriculas together with my daughter-in-law, Iris. Iris is also an enthusiastic & skilful Iris grower; many of her wonderful Irises can be seen on this blog.
18 May 2012
is a good grey edge, which performs well every year, but unfortunately produces
very few offsets. Like all grey edges she needs protecting from the wind and rain as the farina on her blooms can be spoilt. /Ray