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AGS EssexGroup Show 28-4-18


By pcw


Some plants from our annual show.

Best in show
Tulipa batalinii

Best intermediate
Clematis petrei x marmoraria

Best novice
Primula aureata

Best fern
Cheilanthes wootonii

Best Primulaceae
Dionysia involucrata

Aclass of Rhododendrons


Arisaema sikokianum


Uvullaria grandiflora

Asarum maximum


Cypripidium hybrid

Primula frondosa

My two 1st places
An easy one
Sedum ‘Capa Blanca’

Primula henrici

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Wow! Isn't it lovely to see such beautiful flowers, something to aspire to. Well done on your first places, you say 'easy' but they still have to be immaculate. I have a real soft spot for any Primula, yours is beautiful.

1 May, 2018


The Primula Aureata is lovely and new to me and well done on your wins.

1 May, 2018


are they all lovely. I love trilliums but sadly so do the slugs.
thanks for sharing.

1 May, 2018


Amazing !

2 May, 2018


Lovely blog. the plants are super quality. Well done on your two firsts. The P. henrici is very unusual with the different colour flowers or is there more than one plant in the pot? Cyril Lafong showed this in Edinburgh in 2015 He won the “R.E.Cooper Bhutan Drinking Cup” for best Asiatic Primula with Primula henrici. It had pink flowers like the one on the bottom right of your pot. .

2 May, 2018


SG-I've looked on the primulaworld website.It says the flowers can be yellow,pink or white fading to pink,which my one does.Even our judge was unsure and there's nothing he doesn't know.
I got it in October '16 and I'm just pleased that it's still alive,as it's not guaranteed to thrive down here.
If I can get it to a size to win a national show 1st,I'll be very happy.
Ther was a big one at either the AGS OR SRGC show at the weekend.

2 May, 2018


I read that but thought it would be all one colour fading to pink. If that dark pink is the colour of all of the flowers it must look spectacular. I do hope you can keep it growing. You have succeeded so far so you must be doing something very well. I have not seen any photos from the shows yet but will keep an eye open for them. Thank you for sharing.

3 May, 2018

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