Cannas, dahlias, and shell ginger
(Alpinia) have bright blooms, as do flowering shrubs such as angel's trumpet (Brugmansia), hibiscus, plumeria, and shrimp plant; vines such as bougainvillea, mandevilla hybrids, and passion vine; and many tender perennials, such as abutilon and impatiens.
Johan Cruyff will miss the Conrad International Dublin Silver Stakes on Sunday, in which the stable will be represented by highly-rated filly Shell Ginger
The filly is out of the Group 3-winning Woodman mare Shell Ginger
Meanwhile, the highly-rated Shell Ginger
will represent O'Brien in our 1,000 Guineas trial at Leopardstown.
A partnership including breeders from three different continents won the day's most sought-after offering, the four-year-old Woodman mare Shell Ginger (lot 1,412), sold in foal to Sadler's Wells.
Consigned by Glenvale Stud as agent, Shell Ginger, who was trained by Aidan O'Brien for Sue Magnier, finished the 1996 season as Ireland's equal second-highest-rated two-year-old filly after efforts that included a victory in the Group 3 Killavullan Stakes at Leopardstown.
The highlight was a runaway success for Shell Ginger
in the Bord Gais Killavullan Stakes.