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.
Charlie Gordon-Watson signed the $525,000 ticket on a daughter of the Group 3-winning Woodman mare Shell Ginger
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.
The highlight was a runaway success for Shell Ginger
in the Bord Gais Killavullan Stakes.