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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Royalish Flower Seed

​Seed from some of the plants grown at Buckingham Palace are now on sale, but will their royal connections get them across international borders?


The gardens at Buckingham Palace

You may not be royalty, but you too can grow poppies (even we have managed that). Nobody curtsey for you recently? Stand tall, and grow the same upright ginger as blooms at Buckingham Palace.

The BBC reports that 11 plant varieties from among the more than 350 flowers that grow there can be yours.

During the Hampton Court Flower Show, running until Sunday, the seed will be for sale at the Plant Heritage Seed Shop, for a minimum £1 donation to “the charity.” (which we take to mean Plant Heritage, not the British monarchy, which seems to be solvent).

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Posted by Julie on 07/05 at 02:34 PM
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