George Swinford’s… Powder Puff?

Fantastic flowers…

George Swinford's Leathercoat

The Auricula Suite

Today’s selection of auriculas from the cold frame all have fabulous names. They are beautiful flowers with gorgeous scents too of course. So, here they are, under the lights this morning, Primula auricula First Light, Lazy River, George Swinford’s Leathercoat, Sirius and Powder Puff. Just click on a flower to see the full image and scroll along…

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Altogether now!

One more for today, our auriculas altogether in the cold frame, they look lovely and the scent is gorgeous…

The Auricula Suite

Rich takes gorgeous closes up photographs of most of the flowers we grow in the cold frames in the garden, but I thought it would be good to have some pictures of them altogether. So I went outside with my phone camera and here’s some of the auriculas in flower today in one of our cold frames…

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Flowers Like Garden Birds

More of Rich’s lovely photos from The Auricula Suite

The Auricula Suite

In the garden today it’s a pair of beautifully named flowers.  Primula auricula Eden Goldfinch and Starling, both lovely colours and reminiscent of the garden birds…

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Moon Fairy and Friends

Lovely flowers – from The Auricula Suite

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The Auricula Suite

The auriculas have fabulous names to suit them, here’s Rich’s lovely photos of Primula auricula Athene, Lavender Lady, Moon Fairy, Brownie and Clouded Yellow.

Click on a flower in the gallery and scroll through…

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The First Flowers

Here come the flower photographs. Primula auricula Helen Barter was always going to the first on the stage…

The Auricula Suite

Our cold frame is bursting with colour this week, and here’s the first auricula to flower. It was always going to be Primula auricula Helen Barter.

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