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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #30 on: April 20, 2015, 08:48:19 PM »
Tweeted by Jenny Wells ( of the Himalyan Garden, the super rhododendron  and sculpture garden near Ripon) from a visit the other day to Harlow Carr -

This is auricula 'Helen Ruane'  - I thought it very unusual and lovely.



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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #31 on: April 20, 2015, 08:53:42 PM »
That's a very beautiful auricula Maggi thanks for showing.
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #32 on: April 20, 2015, 09:25:54 PM »
Lesley are you going to show us some of your plants😀

I will in due course John. It is autumn here at present and though some are flowering, they make better flowers in spring - as easily seen in the images already in this thread. The double ochre/crimson I'll take a picture of today since I mentioned it but others I'll wait for a few months.
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #33 on: April 20, 2015, 09:29:16 PM »
Oh Maggi, that 'Helen Ruane' is incredible. No chance of getting these named plants here in NZ unfortunately but if anyone would care to post some seed sources here, I'd be very grateful (or in a PM if you prefer). I'll be getting more seed from Barnhaven later in the year but would welcome some other sources as well. Thanks.
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #34 on: April 21, 2015, 06:12:47 AM »
A lovely auricula Maggi, another to go on my list!
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #35 on: April 21, 2015, 05:20:33 PM »
Good lass Lesley, I look forward to seeing them :)
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #36 on: April 30, 2015, 08:26:43 PM »
I acquired this Auricula when working at the Cruickshank Garden.  It came from the late Alec Duguid when he was retired and living at Ballater.  I do not know if it was ever widely distributed.  There were two - Craig Dubh and Craig Ruadh.  Not sure if names and spelling are accurate.  I think this is Craig Ruadh.     
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #37 on: April 30, 2015, 10:32:48 PM »
What a lovely plant - such a velvety texture and that white ring/yellow star is very pretty. Your spellings are correct for the Gaelic, although spelling is variable so you often see 'creag' as well as 'craig'. I presume Craig Dubh (translating as 'black rock') was a darker colour than Craig Ruadh ('red rock')?
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #38 on: May 01, 2015, 08:06:20 AM »
I've never seen either of them listed.
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #39 on: May 01, 2015, 10:37:15 AM »
I can't remember seeing them flowering together.  It was a long time ago.  As far as I remember the parent plants died and rooted cuttings were stolen from the frame at the Cruickshank garden.  I'm not absolutely sure which one I have but assume it is Craig Ruadh because of the reddish colouring. 
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #40 on: May 01, 2015, 10:51:55 AM »
For anyone within striking distance of West Norfolk Westacre Walled Garden (well worth a visit) is hosting an Auricula Day tomorrow 2nd May:

http://www.westacregardens.co.uk/events.html
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #41 on: May 02, 2015, 10:59:51 AM »
I love your red Roma, especially well set off by the almost white leaves.
Those are beauties in the Westacre gallery.
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #42 on: May 10, 2015, 03:33:50 PM »
Another couple of auriculas in flower, first is one I got from ashwoods when I went last year on a family day out and the second is auricula symphony, which I think is looking a bit sickly :(

image by John Stephen Lavin, on Flickr

image by John Stephen Lavin, on Flickr

image by John Stephen Lavin, on Flickr
« Last Edit: May 11, 2015, 07:37:26 PM by johnstephen29 »
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #43 on: May 10, 2015, 09:33:59 PM »
A lovely plant John but I'm wondering if I'm doing something wrong as clicking on each link separately, I get 3 identical pictures. Was that intended?
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Re: Auricula 2015
« Reply #44 on: May 10, 2015, 10:13:23 PM »
I've posted the Newbottle Show pics of auriculas under events.  Wasn't sure whether to put them here or there, but the other show pics were also under events so that's where I put mine.....

edit by maggi - and here is the link to that thread 
http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=13159.0          8)
« Last Edit: May 11, 2015, 08:54:04 AM by Maggi Young »
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