Archive entry 31.01.16
21st January 2010
A little while ago a friend asked which of the snowdrop species I grew, and I once grew many of them
but they seem to be hiding. Certainly they haven't prospered, which is odd. I used to have a rather
purist streak and favoured the species over the more modern and gaudy hybrids (if any of them can be called gaudy).
Nowadays I have a garden of fallen morals and (if I get the chance) loose virtue
and I'll grow any old thing if it makes me smile.
I'm sure if I poke around enough in the undergrowth I will find some last struggling shoots of this snowdrop
but when I was offered another I snapped it up. Poking around in the undergrowth is over-rated.
3rd January 2018
Growing slowly, I don't think it really likes being outside.
14th January 2018
I have just been given a bulb of the first clone of the species I grew, which has curiously
distorted inner segments. I am told it is vigorous.