Now he is arguably the foremost specialist and grower of alstroemerias and has the National Collection.
He explained that there are three subspecies of these hybrids with varying degrees of hardiness. I am looking for deep mauve/claret colours and a white, all to be tall and hardy.
Intrigued by them, I ordered more, but the hardier types. Gardening magazine carried out trials and found that many survived -15C (5F) for six weeks in Glasgow, so I cannot be accused of being over-optimistic. Viv, a former farmer, started growing alstroemerias in a big way about 25 years ago.
Surprisingly, though, the ones I had thought would be hardy were not. He had been running trials on them among 800 or so other types of herbaceous plants and could not believe how easy they were.
When ordering your plants, another variable you will want to decide on is whether you want them to live outside and be hardy or go for the less-hardy types that will only survive to -2C (28F) or so.
'Indian Summer’ was a gift, and moved into my frost-free greenhouse for winter, staying potted and being kept just moist.
The actor announced that the couple recently welcomed their second child, a baby girl.
Murray announced the birth of his daughter via social media Monday by sharing a photo of the newborn holding his finger. "And if they didn't settle on a name in time, Murray reckoned they'd figure something out in the eleventh hour.
"Don't worry little girl you can hold on as tight as you want for as long as you want, I'm already yours & I'll never let go," the 35-year-old actor told his Instagram followers. My son & I are two lucky guys."The newborn joins a 21-month-old big brother, whose name has never been revealed, either. "It may be one of those last-second moments where we've already left the hospital and we go, 'You know what you are?
I do everything I can to treat my lady right."Congratulations go out to the new Mr.
There are only six half-hour episodes, but that was just enough time for these two to fall for each other!
Murray and Roemer, who's known for her leading role in , are already parents to a son born in November 2015, though they still have yet to reveal his name.