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Dionysia 2009
« on: January 28, 2009, 04:21:07 PM »
Here a few Dionysia pictures from our  good friend Alan Newton...........

IMGP1226   Ju Bramley ( afghanica hyb )
IMGP1227   Ju Bramley
IMGP1228    aimee  (hyb )
IMGP1229   denticulata
IMGP1231   bazoftica forma Mayr
IMGP1232   Theta

IMGP1239   afghanica
IMGP1240   termeana
IMGP1241   Theta   ( afghanica hyb )
IMGP1242   bazoftica forma Mayr
« Last Edit: January 28, 2009, 04:25:32 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2009, 05:33:42 PM »
Oooof...if only...
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2009, 06:04:25 PM »
Oh ... Theta ... Theta ... Theta ...    What a beauty!
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2009, 07:22:32 PM »
Cor blimey, what gems.
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2009, 07:55:00 PM »
Absolutely beautiful :) :) :)
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2009, 08:41:16 PM »
Thank Alan for showing us these gems Maggi !  Great to see them here !!
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2009, 08:56:28 PM »
I rather think he will read your comments and be pleased, Luc!
 He has some very fine plants indeed... and they are well-grown too, though he hasn't many rhododendrons  :P ::)
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2009, 09:00:37 PM »
Well you can't have it all Maggi - at least there's quite some Rhodo's around on the Forum from other sources and very (too) little Dio's... :P
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2009, 09:11:38 PM »
Well you can't have it all Maggi - at least there's quite some Rhodo's around on the Forum from other sources and very (too) little Dio's... :P
I know, Luc, it is great to have the Dios shown here.... I am most grateful to Alan, believe me!
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2009, 08:13:08 PM »
I have to echo Carlo. If only.......we could get them.......we could grow them. Thanks Alan/Maggi for the pictures though.
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2009, 03:45:54 PM »
More treats in store, Folks... these photos just in from Ger van den Beuken.......

 Alpiene house Ger van den Beuken dionysia-collectie2 [
 Dionysia afghanica GW-H 1308
 Dionysia aretioides Bevere2
 Dionysia bryoides JLMS 4 vormen
 dionysia Ewesley Theta 2
 Dionysia hausknechtii
 Dionysia microphylla seedling 1
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2009, 03:49:00 PM »
and a second batch......
  As ever: click the pix to enlarge the images.....

Dionysia 'Perlmut'
 Dionysia viscidula x freitagii EGW 94-1
 Dionysia 'Zdenek Zvolanek
 Dionysia'Annielle'
 Dionysia esfandiarii
 dionysias afghanica seedling
 dionysias bazoftica red form
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2009, 04:27:09 PM »
Just INCREDIBLE ... and just SO beautiful ...
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2009, 04:42:57 PM »
Maggi, I am gobsmacked!!
I have run out of superlatives ::)
If I had to choose a favourite, it would be Dionysia afghanica  ;D ;D  ;D
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Re: Dionysia 2009
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2009, 04:55:11 PM »
Good taste, Helen!
These cushion plants in the primula family row tend to grow mostly in cliffs in Iran, Afghanistan and the likes..... they can be more than a little difficult in cultivation but, as you can see, when grown well they are a real joy.  Out of flower most make very attractive little buns of foliage and then when really happy and full of health, they cover themselves with these lovely flowers.
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