Friday, 24 March 2017

"Hilda Lea" - Coloured leaf Zonal Pelargonium & Shopping trip to Sweden



The coloured leaf zonal pelargonium"Hilda Lea" is one of my favourites,and I look forward to her flowering every year.    Raised by Ken Lea, UK.   The double salmon coloured flowers above the gold tri-coloured  leaves, make this a most attractive plant for any pelargonium collection.

Which leads me nicely to the recent shopping trip I made to Sweden to stay with my friend Anne.   Anne had very kindly invited both me and Liga to stay and to visit with her the well known Sune Trygg nursery.  After picking us up from the airport, Anne took on us a trip to two garden centres and a wonderful nursery with an orchid exhibition.   On the Saturday we set off for our planned trip to Sune Trygg, picking up Gunilla on the way.  Sune Trygg had opened their nursery just for the day to members of the local pelargonium clubs. Here are a few pictures I took at the nursery.

Liga making her selections
 






Anne and Gunilla chatting to the owner
Thank you Anne for a wonderful visit.

If you want to see more of the Sune Trygg nursery and the visits Liga and I went on with Anne, head over to You Tube for Liga's excellent videos

Day 1, part 1   https://youtu.be/i-Fy-ehxnyM

Day 1, part 2    https://youtu.be/hsBDc0nS6S0

Day 2         https://youtu.be/k7RRAJ2mivk

3 comments:

  1. You had a good time and were in the places you were interested in. Regards.

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  2. Thanks for great company Gwen!!!I'm so happy for that trip,and thanks to Anne for bringing us to all great g/c and nurseries,i had pelargonium lover dream holiday :)

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