ANOTHER DUCK.The Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana major). It’s a small orchid, about 50 cm tall, that grows in eastern and southern Australia. It’s the most remarkable flower – it seriously looks just like a male duck in flight!
RHS old seed: Hypericum (St John's Wort) Great shade plant. Moderately fertile mbwd soil in sun or partial shade. Sow seed in a cold frame in autumn. Very tough plant, good for dry clay. Grows into a small shrub
"Beautiful, old-fashioned and wonderful as a pot, garden plant or cut flower. Polyanthus 'Gold Lace' lasts nearly two weeks once cut and I use this Polyanthus as an edible flower, scattered over jewelled rice or couscous.It’s the texture of polyanthus, as