Couldn't hear the brass Couldn't hear the drum He was in a class, by himself, by gum Poor Johnny one note got in Aida Indeed a great chance to be brave He took his one note, howled like the north wind Brought forth wind that made critics rave While Verdi turned round in his grave Couldn't hear the flute Or the big trombone Every one was mute, Johnny stood alone Rogers and Hart
The condor is the largest land bird of the species, but darkly colored and ugly. El Condor is perhaps the largest cyclamineus cultivar, but bright and lovely and aerodynamic as the bird. A recent van der Veek introduction.
Daffodil love is a playful affair. Jeu d'Amour's lobed cup transitions from pale yellow to a deep crustacean pink. Broad, white, mucronate perianth of great substance. Breathtaking in the bed and vase. A recent van der Veek introduction. Jeu d'Amour is sure to to be a star-crossed player in co
All white La Delicatesse is a well-named large cup. Refined and elegant the frilled trumpet makes you look twice, and then again. A nice balance of detail and form, linen-white color. Four inch flowers bloom out of the leaves. A recent van der Veek introduction.
Mary Poppins is a platinum blonde with pale silver-yellow blooms that are tough and long lasting as a strict governess. Strong grower that can increase rapidly. Mary seems to tolerate Zone 6 but is probably happier in Zones 7 and 8. Dwarf and miniature. Recent introduction with a crowd-sourced name.
A feisty little thing, Road Runner is named not for the flower but for the way it increases . Has a whole reverse bi-color thing going on along with vigor, detail and substance. Very popular.Beep Beep.
Trumpets get a lot of respect for gravitas, consistency and refinement. Smiley however is so goofy I want to enter him in a show where he is sure to loose by a wide margin while radiating his sunny disposition. Great color, great vigor, happy and expressive. Different strokes for different folks.