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AGS Kent Show,Sutton Valance,15.4.17


By pcw


I was very fortunate to come away with four 1st places
1 pan alpine
Iris reichenbachii-best plant in the novice section and best in show in a pot less than 19cm diameter.
Possibly Iris schachtii

novice,1 pan,grown from seed-taken at home
Ranunculus amplexicaulis,sown Jan 2011

novice,1 pan dwarf narcissus-taken at home

intermediate,3 pan alpines
Anemonella thalictroides ‘Rosea’ Oscar Schoaf’ and Betty Blake’-the last two given by BJS,Thanks Brian.

from either Kew or Wisley

Aquilegia saximontana

Arisaema species

Gladiolus sp.

Petunia patagonica

Narcissus bulbocodium subspecies obesus

Clematis marmoraria

Oxalis laciniata

Primula henrici

last of this part
Farrer medal winner-best in show
Ramonda nathaliae

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Wow, well done! Glad I didn't have to judge this lot, they are all so beautiful. Congrats. on your Best in show too.

16 Apr, 2017


Fantastic ! I loved them all.

16 Apr, 2017


Brilliant result Pcw. Thank you for sharing your day out with us.

16 Apr, 2017


Phil that is what I call a result, the Iris was perfection on the day.
the Anemonellas did you proud as well another year and they will be even more mature ready to move up a class.
love the Ramonda mine is just opening in a trough but never going to put on that sort of show.
what is the pink flower behind Narcissus Obesus nice colour my best guess is Oxalis.
love the Aquilegia as well.

16 Apr, 2017


the Anemonellas were in the intermediate,so probably another year or two before they can move up to open.
One more 1st,I have 9 now and I will have to move all my entries into intermediate or open.At least I know I have one plant that can compete in the open classes.
I've tried enlarging that picture,but can't make out the name,except that it doesn't look like Oxalis.If I see it on another forum,I'll let you know

16 Apr, 2017


well done on your efforts. thoroughly deserved in my opinion. too many yummy plants to chose a favourite.

19 Apr, 2017


Thanks sbg.The 2 that I really wanted to accidentally fall in my bag are ungrowable here in the South East.
I'd probably go for the large blue Iris on the other page

19 Apr, 2017

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