Some wonderful specimens here. I loved the primulas.
Holehird Gardens alpine house
The green primrose is a beauty! It's amazing what hybrization can create.
I love auriculas and have seen some fantastic specimens over the years at various shows. They have a quality about them that no other primula has and I can easily understand how people can get hooked on them!
Thanks, Galanthophile. I can never get my fill of primula pictures. These are beautiful.
Here's a link to some more primula pictures (Cleveland Show) and three exquisite hepaticas.
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Some real treasures there - I notice these were taken at the Cleveland show. The show I went to was the Northumberland show - there should be other pictures from there at this site soon. There are some from Northumberland at www.alpinegardensociety.net. I love primulas and these shows are such a great opportunity to see some pristine examples. My favourite at the show was this one of Netta Dennis
I have had the best time looking at these pics! They are truly awesome....and some are so unique! I LOVE the green Primula further up the page...never saw anything like it....amazing!! The Netta Dennis plant was so perfect it blew me away...and I agree, this last one hardly does need flowers, that foliage is wonderful!!
Thank-you for sharing those pictures, they brightened my morning for sure!
Amazing to see Trillium rivale doing so well in a pot. The British-Scotish alpine growers really know how to do alpines in pots. I am fortunate that our local botanicla garden has an alpine house, but there is little blooming there yet, although the Kabschia saxifrages are starting to colour up.
That splash-petalled one is to die for....I never knew such colours existed! The UK people are keeping their plants to themselves it seems!