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The colour reminds me of Mme Caroline Testout but colour on the internet isn't reliable and there are so many other factors, bud and petal shape and number, leaves, etc etc etc
Just picked these for you David
I love the streaky ones - they're from a mixed pack so no idea which they are, but they're so pretty
Hi Passionate - hopefully this will tell you what you need to know http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=86
I've a vague recollection (and I may be mistaken) of hearing it serialised on Radio 4 many many years ago, but I've never read it. One for the list ....
Here you are Muddyfork - two suggestions both from experienced jam makers here http://www.wildfood.info/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=12046&p=307999#p307999
Hope that helps
Get that sempervivum up there Alan - you don't want lightening to strike twice do you?
Muddyfork - I've posted a query on here http://www.wildfood.info/index.php but there's not many people about at the moment - it may be a little while before I get an answer
A tall glass of Elderflower cordial with iced fizzy water ...................... luscious
Hi Muddyfork I did that once - I used Jam Sugar which has added pectin rather than Preserving Sugar. Blackcurrants are really high in pectin.
I'm not an expert Jam maker but I'll ask someone who is ..........