A couple of months ago, on Button Moon, I was handed a couple of boxes. These boxes contained bulbs and corms and were accompanied by a wide smile of pride. They were several weeks out of date and had been liberated from the bargain bin. But this was no ordinary bin. It was a WaitroseContinue reading “Bargain Bin”
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This bashful soul, Gladiolus murielae commonly known as the Abyssinian gladiolus, holds its head in reverential contemplation. Its light is beneath the bushel, peek beneath the snow white blooms and you will find an Ink Blot smudge of rich aubergine. I can see two dancing ferrets, sipping Pina Coladas. How about you?
Was Acidanthera bicolor, now Gladiolus murielae, sometimes Abyssinian gladiolus, occasionally Peacock Orchid, consistently beautiful.