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Author Topic: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08  (Read 18895 times)

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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #30 on: May 21, 2008, 06:30:33 PM »
More shots from the RBGE display.....
Ian may have more later...
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2008, 06:42:52 PM »
Some random pix....
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears' from Roma Fiddes
Globularia cordifolia 'Blue Bonnets' from Carole and Ian Bainbridge
John Lee, Glasgow Show Secretary, snapping happily
John Owen, (who took over Askival,in Fort William, home of  the "Stone Column" from Mike and Polly Stone) chats to David Shaw
John Lupton, Fred and Alice Hunt
A mega sized Gesneriad... the show was Gessie rich this year!
Edit added later; info from Brian Wilson :
X Briggsia  Briggsia speciosa x Briggsia aurantiaca.  Own hybrid created in 2000 and first flowered in 2002. The plants appear desiccation resistant and have survived outdoors since 2002 with no winter protection. whereas the parents are not hardy.  My working name for the Grex is "Inchmarlo"



Mike Dale, from Northumberland, Frank Williamson from Aberdeen, Glassford Sprunt from Bridge of Allan and the very local BD -Ian Young
Clematis 'Lunar Lass', shown by Isobel McWilliam, a local member, who was awarded a special prize for Section 2 for this Aberdeen show in the 75th year of the SRGC .
there were two such prizes, awarded at the discretion of Ian and Maggi Young, the Aberdeen Show Secretaries, one for Sections 1 and 2... the prizes were framed miniature watercolour and pen and ink drawings of Trilliums, by a Michigan, USA artist, Judy Bernhardt.
 Sedum pilosum. from Nick Boss
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2008, 06:50:28 PM »
The special "Young" prize in Section 1 went to Nick Boss for this very naturally presented Saxifraga caespitosa. Nick specializes in growing his plants in as natural a way as possible, given the restrictions of pot culture.

Sax. caesp.67227-0



Here are the two Trillium paintings, unframed, using the artist's photos.... these are  life size.
67229-1

67231-2
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #33 on: May 21, 2008, 06:59:16 PM »
Great Show Maggi, super pictures.
Thank you very much for showing. Much appreciated by both of us!   :D
Luit van Delft, right in the heart of the beautiful flowerbulb district, Noordwijkerhout, Holland.

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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #34 on: May 21, 2008, 07:05:35 PM »


Luit, thank you. You and Vroni are welcome back anytime, you know!


Nick Boss, Glassford Sprunt and Ian Y. clutching the clipping from the day's local paper, showing Ian in our garden as a bit of show publicity
President Ian c and Ex-president Ian B, having a chat
Roma Fiddes and our smiley First Lady, Ann Christie
Primula marginata, shown as a foliage plant
Roma tries to maintain a low profile by lurking in the ferns
As the day wore on, some chums gathered for a seat outside the hall...from nearest the camera, going back.... Mike Hopkins, Bob Maxwell, Sam Sutherland and John Lee.
 This extraordinary little Reichsteineria was shown by Brian Hammond.
Here are the notes and plant for an exhibit of Saxifraga x nathorstii....
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #35 on: May 21, 2008, 07:17:19 PM »
This pic is a class for plants native to Scotland.
A two pan Sedum entry from Mike Hopkins
Glassford's large pot of Shortia illicifolia
Telesonix jamesii
Two little rhodos in Section 2
Androsace hirtella
Certificate of merit winning Arisaema sikokianum
The Daphne petraea which won the Jubilee prize for Cyril ( again) of a limited edition print of a cyclamen by Anne Chambers( he only gets ONE print, though!!)
NO! I've got the wrong Daphne... the Jubilee prize winner was D. petraea 'Lydora' shown in a later post!!
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #36 on: May 21, 2008, 07:24:31 PM »
Maggi, thanks for all the pics, looks to have been a good Show. Do you happen to know if Cyril grows his Daphnes in pots or does he lift them for Shows?
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #37 on: May 21, 2008, 07:25:54 PM »
Bob Maxwell's double Trillium grandiflorum
Haberlea 'Connie Davidson' from the Wilsons
Rhododendron' Sarled' which won the Simpson Salver for best rhodo for Mike Hopkins
Saxifraga bulleyana... a wonderful bright colour .... shown by Margaret and Henry Taylor
More bright red from Carol and David Shaw's Silene californica
Ian though a section 2 gentiana
Tiarella living up to its Foam flower name
Meanwhile, though in the kitchen, mysterious goings on appeared to be happening...or perhaps i just forgot to switch on the flash!

David, as far as I know, Cyril grows his daphnes in their pots.
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #38 on: May 21, 2008, 09:13:15 PM »
Whew, thats some coverage of your show, Maggi.  Well done.  Lots of good stuff there to think about.  Must have been a lot of work for the organisers!  Bravo.
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #39 on: May 21, 2008, 10:18:00 PM »
Thanks All for your remarks. A few last pix, though Ian has more which I will check through tomorrow.... I have pinched a few from him already!

the show hall....
also featuring..... Rosemary and John Lupton,
Helen Greenwood, Mike Hopkins and David Millward,
 Nick Boss,
 Cathy Caudwell 
 Brian Wilson... at extreme right of shot
Alastair McKelvie, former editor of "the Rock Garden"
A potfull of Paris
and then some general show pix.....
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #40 on: May 22, 2008, 08:00:22 AM »

Again another great show we didn't miss thanks to your very comprehensive report Maggi !
Thanks a lot !
Luc Gilgemyn
Harelbeke - Belgium

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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2008, 08:37:11 AM »
Allium falcifolium

Maggi, the first picture in reply #23 isn't Allium falcifolium, looks like A crispum
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #42 on: May 22, 2008, 09:57:00 AM »
Allium falcifolium

Maggi, the first picture in reply #23 isn't Allium falcifolium, looks like A crispum
Diane
I don't know what the one in the show was but here is Allium falcifolium:
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #43 on: May 22, 2008, 10:01:14 AM »
Thanks, Diane, and Luit.... I think I must have been speaking with someone about A. falcifolium and the name just stuck! :P  I think it is Allium crispum :-[ I'll go back and edit the post.
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Re: SRGC ABERDEEN SHOW 17/05/08
« Reply #44 on: May 22, 2008, 10:40:49 AM »
Some photos from Ian....
Arisaema taiwanense
 Chunky Allium
Androsace pair... A. hirtella and A. cylindrica x pyrenaica
Arisaema griffithii
Bainbridges small three pan entry
bench with Arisaemas
Bette ,Sandy and John
Too much bargaining for Jim?
A much cheerier Jim Sutherland
Cypripedium 'Sebastien)

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