|Galanthus 'Green Tear'|
After a week of speculation, the next big Ebay snowdrop auction failed to match or exceed the price paid on 24 January for 'E.A. Bowles' (£357). With every galanthophile in Britain watching the screen, bidding for 'Green Tear', offered by vendor Ramonhoi, ended a few minutes ago at £320 - "only £320" as Mark Smyth wrote on the Scottish Rock Garden Club's forum. Only!