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I am supposed to be at the Chelsea Flower Show today, but life conspired against me, and I haven't gone. Alan Titchmarsh decided to put in an appearance here though, and has just begun to bloom! Isn't he lovely? Very Happy

Posted at 25th May 2010 - 02:31PM   Posted by Zoe   Alan Titchmarsh Comments: 6

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Dancing Dog's Avatar Absolutely gorgeous. Does it have a scent?

Posted by: Dancing Dog on 25th May 2010 at 02:54PM

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Yes, DD, he is very fragrant.

He is a bit of a surprise to be honest ... the breeder, David Austin, describes him as a 4 ft x 3 ft shrub, which is in scale with Mr Titchmarsh's diminitive stature in real life. For some bizarre reason however, in my garden he is 8ft x 5 ft and would be better named 'Harlem Globetrotter'.

Posted by: Zoe on 25th May 2010 at 03:04PM

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Preseli Mags's Avatar He looks gorgeous. Sorry to hear you couldn't go to Chelsea Zoe.

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 25th May 2010 at 03:40PM

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Mountainear's Avatar A giant then - great vibrant colour.

Sorry you didn't get to the Show. I'm determing to go next year - maybe we could meet up then?

Posted by: Mountainear on 25th May 2010 at 06:43PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Gorgeous gorgeous bloom . . . so sorry you didn't get to go to the Chelsea Flower Show.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 25th May 2010 at 10:48PM

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Camilla's Avatar Thank you Zoe,

So gorgeous, and I adore pink Roses.

Sorry to hear you could not make it to the Chelsea Flower Show Zoe.

I have been watching it on the telly in the evenings, but would love to be there too.

xx

Posted by: Camilla on 26th May 2010 at 10:25AM

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