Sunday 1 December 2013


'Duncan Eagles' - zonal pelargonium
'Duncan Eagles' is a basic zonal pelargonium with  pink petals and, unusually, red spots and splashes and has green leaves.  This is another pelargonium raised by the late Brian West of the Isle of Wight, UK.   It is a cross between Brading and Golden Stardust.

During my recent visit to Adelaide in Australia I went to see Elaine Ward.   Elaine is not a relation of mine, although we share the same surname.  I had met Elaine on my last few visit to Adelaide when she was the President of The South Australian Geranium & Pelargonium Society Inc.   She has recently moved into a new home – still at the same address but in a newly built house.    With her son they built two adjoining properties , and Elaine now has a much smaller house and garden which is much easier for her to manage, with the added bonus of her son living next door to help if needed.   These photo’s are of Elaine’s new back yard, which is much easier for her to manage now.


  1. W ślicznym ogródku Elaine i tak ma dużo kwiatków do podlewania. Dobrze, że mieszka obok syna. Pozdrawiam.
    The lovely garden Elaine and so has a lot of flowers for watering. Well, that lives next to his son. Yours.

  2. Sounds like you had a great visit. Those Pelargoniums (Geraniums as we call them), are so bright and colorful. Her new garden has a lot of quaint personality!


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