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Blonde Ingrid

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #45 on: January 12, 2018, 10:22:04 AM »
Sadly, Blue Mountain don't ship to the UK apparently.

However you can buy it from Green Mile Nursery where I got mine:



or you could get it from Glen Chantry, if they have any this year, last year it was:

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The variation in the name in the UK is mentioned in Freda Cox.

Personally, as the snowdrop is known by both names, I won't get too excited, I have more important things to do.

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #46 on: January 12, 2018, 11:10:27 AM »
Lovely snowdrops again, and I love the view from Mariette's garden (in the previous page). :)
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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #47 on: January 12, 2018, 11:26:47 AM »
Lovely snowdrops again, and I love the view from Mariette's garden (in the previous page). :)

Leena,

I could not agree more on Mariette's Snowdrop setting. A fine Snowdrop garden vignette.

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #48 on: January 12, 2018, 12:43:52 PM »
http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=12056.msg309409#msg309409


see also : http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=110.msg52331#msg52331   from 2008

 There  is obviously a lot of  confusion over  this plant - mentions of  both names  are scattered over the forum over  some years  - at least  the two names are close enough to allow one to "suspect" that they are the same plant - which is more than can be said about some other 'drops!

Happily, in a searchable forum, open to all, such as this,   researches can be made on the subject and  people may draw their own conclusions.

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #49 on: January 12, 2018, 01:20:15 PM »
From the Facebook Page of Blue Mountain Nurseries:

Cambridgeshire, UK (not that far from Wandlebury Ring, home of the Wandlebury yellows)

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #50 on: January 12, 2018, 01:40:38 PM »
Thanks Alan, you  illustrate the point Chris  made in 2008 about the  original appellation of 'Emerald'
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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #51 on: January 12, 2018, 02:21:24 PM »
Morning patrol in sunshine here fleetingly, but some nice surprises.

First up, Dryad Gold Ingot, an addition to Anne's Tier 1 yellows. This one has a lovely distinctive olive/chartreuse green inner marking. A beautiful addition to the Dryad range and will be bulking as we speak.


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Next Golden Fleece, which did not flower for me last year, instead producing an offset, no harm no foul. Not sure I rate this as a Tier 1 yellow drop as it is still a little greenish for my liking, as yet.



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Finally, Green Tear, it will never replace the best virescent in my view, Morgana, but it is beautiful in the sunlight.
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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #52 on: January 13, 2018, 12:18:14 PM »
This one really stood out for me this morning, 'Copton Trym' a Trym seedling from the garden of forumist Tim Ingram.


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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #53 on: January 14, 2018, 12:16:44 AM »
Ingrid,

Great fun to see these terrific new or newer introductions and grown so well!

And Alan, I have never seen a photo of 'Copton Trym'. Very cool to know the garden and forumist who grew it originally as well. A true beauty, so congratulations to you for growing it well and posting it for the rest of us to enjoy. And of course, a special thanks to Tim Ingram.

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #54 on: January 14, 2018, 08:59:14 AM »
'Copton Trym' is a very good snowdrop growing well over here, too  :). It is vigorous and has gone through two cold winters with no problem and even multiplied. It is doing much better than 'Trymming' which hasn't multiplied at all (though it is growing in a different bed). Thank you so much Tim!
Last summer I planted 'Trympostor' close to 'Copton Trym', it will be interesting to compare them and hopefully bees go to both of them and I get seeds, as at least CT is fertile. :)

Finally, Green Tear, it will never replace the best virescent in my view, Morgana, but it is beautiful in the sunlight.

What are the differences why you prefer Morgana? It would be interesting to know as i don't have either one. ;)
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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #55 on: January 14, 2018, 09:50:43 AM »
Here is a picture of my 'Copton Trym' last spring, April 26th.
It is always agony to wait spring over here, pictures help. :)
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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #56 on: January 14, 2018, 10:25:15 AM »

What are the differences why you prefer Morgana? It would be interesting to know as i don't have either one. ;)

Hi Leena,
For me Morgana fulfils both aspects I am looking for:

It is beautiful in shape and colour, to my mind the most beautiful virescent.

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It is also a great garden plant in that it is robust and bulks quickly. Last year I split my pot into several satellite pots and replanted around the garden.


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The second shot was a single bulb I had left over, about the size of a snooker ball. The other clumps are the same.

There are many other Tier 1 drops, in my view, Rosemary Burnham, Castle Green Dragon, Northern Lights, Andrea's Fault and the Nova Goricas that are beautiful, some are good garden plants to boot, but for me Morgana is Number 1. Hope this helps.

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #57 on: January 14, 2018, 12:31:57 PM »
Here is a picture of my 'Copton Trym' last spring, April 26th.
It is always agony to wait spring over here, pictures help. :)

Thanks for showing ´Compton Trym´, Alan and Leena! The soft green marks are really pleasing and make a difference to the many Trym-children!

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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #58 on: January 14, 2018, 01:19:18 PM »
It is beautiful in shape and colour, to my mind the most beautiful virescent.

Thank you.  :)
'Morgana' is very green, the outers are much greener than in my 'Rosemary Burnham', which had two flowers last spring to it's one flower the previous spring so it seems to like it here.
Picture April 21st 2017
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Re: Galanthus in January 2018
« Reply #59 on: January 14, 2018, 03:57:24 PM »
Afternoon patrol in the sunshine!

First Ecusson D'or' (Simon Savage Var.) looking delightful with the stronger outer markings. Clumping nicely as well.
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Next G.n. Snow Angel, amazing elongated pedicel and lovely markings. Originally from the Ince Estate in Cornwall.
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Next, Beany, this year with slightly less green marks on the outers.


Eilys Elisabeth Hartley, one of Anne's new introductions, still looking wonderful. I like this one more and more.


Rosemary Burnham which remains a firm favourite.
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