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Not Spanish

Magnificant though the carpets of bluebells are, I have to say, individually, the brighter, paler blue of the Spanish interloper, as seen in our garden, outshines its smaller, darker British cousin by a country mile.

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  1. The blue bell show not up to last years – I blame the weather but Nicky, Nicky, Nicky. British bluebells are fine and delicate. They are subtle not brash. They are test cricket not 20Twenty, they are a fine wine, not coca cola. I have never heard anyone say that they were inferior to the Spanish weed