Lilium x dalhansonii
Sat, 17 Sep 2005 05:55:11 PDT
I shoulds just like to correct a point made by Jim McKenney: the breeder of
the lovely Lilium x dalhansonii  (first flowered 1890) was one C. Baden
Powell, not Robert BP the founder of the Scouts, who would have been serving
in India at the time. Incidentally, if one ever wants a good laugh, the
first edition of 'Scouting for Boys' is hilariously absurd, giving good
advice on how to tell a man's character from how he wears his hat, etc. It's
incredible that the man was ever taken seriously.

John Grimshaw

Dr John M. Grimshaw
Garden Manager, Colesbourne Gardens

Sycamore Cottage
Nr Cheltenham
Gloucestershire GL53 9NP

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