Just before Christmas, Thompson & Morgan had an excellent offer of amaryllis, hyacinths, poinsettia etc. for £4.99 each including postage. When you think that the package included a pot and a bag of compost and compare the price at garden centres, it’s a no brainer. So I sent for this and it’s flowered two months from planting. I love the crystalline effect on the petals and the green shading. Three flowers out and when the fourth opens I’ll have the perfect, symmetrical flower head one aims for. What a pity the Horticultural Society show isn’t until April.
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