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Alpine Garden Society Online Show, 2010

Class 5: view of Alpine plants growing in a container, such as a trough or pot

Entries: 7
Entry by Micky Little

Fish boxes as alpine growing containers
Four boxes of which contain: Taxus baccata 'Glenroy New Penny' Pieris 'Sarabande' Rhododendron campylogynum Myrtilloides Group Agapetes smithiana var. major Ilex mutchegara Primula watsonii Philesia magellanica Rhododendron x lysolepsis Aster linosyris Vancouveria hexandra Iris wilsonii Primula chungensis Gypsophila cerastoides

Entry by Elizabeth Maddock

A colourful selection of Saxifrages and bulbs

Entry by Michael and Caryl Baron

A small round trough
Trough contains Sax.'Cumulus', Hepatica nobilis and Primula marginata 'Highland Mist'

Judge's comment: beautifully grown plants
Entry by Hilary Birks

Sedum - Sempervivum trough
The plants include Sedum ciliosum borissi, S. tectorum, S. album, and Sempervivum arachnoideum.

Judge's comment: As a mixed 'semp' planting, this is magnificent.
Entry by David Hoare


Judge's comment: The two verna gentians are of show-winning quality!
Entry by Luc Gilgemyn

Dianthus strictus
... competing with Edraianthus owerianus in a small stone trough

Judge's comment: More an illustration of one (very good) plant.
Entry by Isabel Jane Green

Primula allionii
A collection of Primula allionii contained in a sand plunge

Judge's comment: Nice plants, but not grown in 'a container'NAS (Not According to Schedule)
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