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Anthony Darby

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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #30 on: April 19, 2010, 09:07:27 PM »
Gosh, I'm out of breath looking through that lot. Wow! :o
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #31 on: April 19, 2010, 09:31:11 PM »
Maggi you must have photographed almost everything in the show.

The Sempervivum 'Purple Beauty' you have listed as Graham C. If that is assigned to me then I have to own up as it isn't mine.

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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #32 on: April 19, 2010, 09:34:25 PM »
Oh, beg pardon, Graham... I'll go change it.

I tried to photograph all the stuff that interested me or that I could get a half decent shot of.... but the hall light, though better than in previous years (different light bulbs?) was still not good and the camera insisted on flash all the time and was bullying me!
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #33 on: April 19, 2010, 09:35:00 PM »
Maggi thanks for showing us all these photos.

The rbge Erythronium howellii looks to have large flowers, when I saw howellii for sale the flowers were tiny & I dismissed it as not garden worthy.

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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #34 on: April 19, 2010, 09:40:37 PM »
Maggi thanks for showing us all these photos.

The rbge Erythronium howellii looks to have large flowers, when I saw howellii for sale the flowers were tiny & I dismissed it as not garden worthy.


Hmm... well let me see.... the pot it is in is a deep one but only about 5 or 6 inches ( less than 16cms ) wide, I reckon..... so the flowers are not so very big.... but a good size for the scale of the plant and what I would expect to see.... perhaps the ones you saw offered were a poor form or else very young bulbs that had not worked themselves up to full flowering power?  :)
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #35 on: April 19, 2010, 10:06:57 PM »
That's a naughty comment, "Roma smiles, Julia exists rapidly!" Poor Roma, what did she do wrong????? ;D
Great set of pictures of the show, Maggie, thank you for taking the time and trouble to post them all, especially of the plants that I have no memory of seeing on the day!
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #36 on: April 19, 2010, 10:16:53 PM »
Sempervivum 'Purple Beauty' - guilty as charged.
I agree about the show lights. Townsendia wilcoxiana, ours, looks super in Maggies pic. but to the naked eye it looked almost dead on the bench.
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #37 on: April 19, 2010, 10:24:18 PM »
Sempervivum 'Purple Beauty' - guilty as charged.
I agree about the show lights. Townsendia wilcoxiana, ours, looks super in Maggies pic. but to the naked eye it looked almost dead on the bench.


I really admired your Townsendia wilcoxiana, looked great to me  8)

Maggi thanks for posting the pictures, there was so many that I would have loved. Great show.

Angie :)
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #38 on: April 19, 2010, 11:42:31 PM »
What can I say? Great place, great people, great plants, great pictures. Yet another triumph for all Scottish rockers. Many, many thanks Maggi and all associated.

Quick note. I don't grow the Buckiniczia, but a friend who does, confirms that removing the flowers doesn't help to make side rosettes. He just grows (from his own seed) 7 or more closely set in a large pot which gives the IMPRESSION of a large, clumped plant. Personally, I think the single rosette, grown to perfection, doesn't need side issues. ???
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« Reply #39 on: April 22, 2010, 11:07:10 PM »
Hi Lesley,

Any idea how long it takes to reach a nice size like the one shown?  Some of my armeria grow really rapidly, ditto Limonium, so I'm wondering if this Buckiniczia is also fast growing.
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #40 on: April 22, 2010, 11:16:17 PM »
Maggi,
Thanks for all the great pics.
Pulsatilla sukaczewii  want one!!!!!
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« Reply #41 on: April 23, 2010, 01:13:32 AM »
I can't help with that one Chris. The only plant I ever had of it died before it flowered so no seed. The guy who has it here, grows it just in the regular garden in ordinary soil, with geraniums, roses etc so it can't be difficult and I imagine it grows quite quickly, but I really don't know. He just keeps a pot going for the local cactus and succulent show.
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #42 on: April 23, 2010, 09:55:58 AM »
Maggi,
Thank you - thank you - thank you !!  :-*

Definitely one of the best and completest show reports ever !

 :D :D :D
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #43 on: April 23, 2010, 10:02:59 AM »
Thanks Lesley.  I'll keep track of mine and let you know how it grows.  Most plumbago family are relatively fast growing from my experience, so I'm hopeful.
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Re: PERTH SRGC SHOW 2010
« Reply #44 on: April 23, 2010, 04:09:56 PM »
Maggi,
Thank you - thank you - thank you !!  :-*

Definitely one of the best and completest show reports ever !

 :D :D :D
Thanks, Luc, and other kind folk.... I'm glad you liked it... the hall makes everything such an awful colour though... the pix from Edinburgh are much nicer, I think; but there there is natural light, at least from one side.
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