8月12日青海快三走势图带连线

Gardener still planting same dahlia bulbs his dad bought more than 50 years agoGardener Peter Hickson is planting the same dahlia bulbs his dad bought more than 50 years ago. After flowering every summer, he digs up the tubers and stores them in his potting shed in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, during the winter. Peter, 68, inherited the Monarch of the East bulbs from his father Cli

ff, who bought them in Cambridge in 1954 for half-a-crown. “We’ve been plan8月12日青海快三走势图带连线 ting the same tuber and its descendants ever since,” the keen gardener said. Read more:See r

ecord-breaking display at Chrysanthemum festival in China “That particular dahlia - named

The Monarch of the East - was bred in America in about

1938 and

from what I understand it was a very popular flower. In bloom: Peter Hicksons father Cliff with the Dahlia plant in 1956 (Image: CASCADE NEWS) Peter brought bulbs with him when he relocate

d from Cambridge to Cumbria and the tubers have proved to be hardy travellers. “I alwa

ys give tubers to my friends who are interested in gardening,

Peter said. The most northerly Monarch now resides in Scotland, up past Glasgow.” Another plant is flourishing in a friend’s garden on southern France,

he said.