Tom Goff collected another of the Niarchos draft, three-year-old Pleione
, a half-sister to Hernando and aunt of this season's Beresford Stakes winner Curtain Call, for 450,000gns.
or hardy orchid called Shantung Golden Jubilee is available from Springwood Nurseries of Leeds.
Study on Symbiotic Seed Germination of Pleione
bulbocodioides (Franch) Rolfe.
Two beautiful star clusters, the Pleiades and Hyades, represent the daughters of the titan Atlas and the sea-nymph Pleione
There were specialities, such as the marvellous array of tiny pleione
orchids but, on the whole, folk were buying the same primulas and meconopsis which are the pride of our own nurseries.