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 Apr 2014
Primula hirsuta are now in bloom; it
is reportedly one of parents of the modern Auriculas, when it crossed with the
wild Primula Auricula. I’m still waiting for my wild Primula auriculas to bloom. /Ray