|"Welling" Scented leaf pelargonium|
I grow "Welling" in a large pot outside in the summer. As she grows quite large she is ideally suited to this with her large cerise-pink flowers with dark feathering on the upper petals. The leaves have a dark blotch and have an unusual scent which is not unpleasant. Raised in the UK by Mrs Popperwell.
A couple of weeks ago I went to Sweden with Ursula Key-Davis, of Fibrex Nurseries
and President of The Pelargonium & GeraniumSociety
We had been invited by our friend Anne to stay for the weekend and to visit the Sune Trygg nursery. Sune Trygg is a large pelargonium nursery in Sweden and is open early in the year especially for members of the Swedish pelargonium societies and groups. After making our purchases at the nursery, we visited another pelargonium enthusiast who had invited local pelargonium society members for a light lunch. She also had some plants for sale,
Sadly we had to leave early afternoon on the Sunday, but Ursula and I had a wonderful time. All our purchases arrived home in good condition and are now growing away in our greenhouses.
Note: At the present time it is perfectly permissible to freely carry plants between all European borders. However, this is likely to change after the UK leaves the European Union.
|Sales area - just look at all those "Excaliburs" - |
Thanks for photos! Happy for you!!!ReplyDelete
Sounds like a terrific gardener's trip! Do you know the name of the plant in the fourth photo? It's light pink, dark pink and white. Gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Aprille, I couldn't find a name tag, but it is a zonartic and I think "Unicorn The Bride"Delete