Posted: 20/02/2016 at 11:53
Just back from a local hellebore sale at Bosvigo House in Truro......the owner breeds them. Am so pleased with myself. Got there early....sale starts at 10 but I got there at 9 15. "Not yet" the helpers said. "Can I just look around?" I asked
hundreds of hellebores in flower but I think I got the very best. I was so preoccupied I didn't see the tape being put across to separate the public from sales area. Local MP was due to open the event. With a mixture of Cornish pleading, "charm" and audacity I got my chosen one put aside. As soon as the MP finished her speech I had
My chosen one is different from the many I already have....large nice upward facing yellow. prob largest yellow I have, with red nectaries. Strong upright plant with plenty of flowers. Everybody admired it as I strutted out with it.
never know what to expect but it was worth being the early bird
how about you guys? chuffed at being the early bird?