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.
14 Feb 2013
VILMA, a Border with farina
VILMA is one of my own borders which has a heavy coating of farina on her leaves; this makes a good contrast to her dark pips (flower heads)
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