Record breaker?

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AN ARBROATH man thinks he may have a record tall flower which is growing in his garden.

Alan Mowatt, a retired Angus College lecturer who resides in Kinghorne Street, was tending his garden the other day when he discovered to his amazement in a daffodil patch that one particular flower had grown way beyond the others.

Mr Mowatt used a stick as a measure and found the stem and flower had reached three feet 10 inches, which is rare for a wild grown plant.

He researched the internet and found another which was grown five feet within a tube in a laboratory environment, and another wild grown in England which was 35 inches. He has no idea how big the daffodil will grow, but believes it could already be a record.

Wallace Ferrier