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Alpine Garden Society Online Show, 2017

Class 1: view of an Alpine bed shown in a garden setting (eg. scree, raised bed, rockery), brief description to be included

Entries: 8
Entry by Hilary Luker

Alpines planted mainly for April colour
The slate crevice bed was made in 2008. Part of it is shown with the following plants in flower in April:Pulsatillas in different forms,Gentian sp.Tulip,Sebaea thomasii, Cassiope sp.Shortia soldanelloides sheltered by a cushion of Globularia. A dwarf Salix for its catkins

Entry by John Beaulieu

First spring for raised rockery
In mid-May (Ontario) this new raised rockery comes to life... Created last year using urbanite (broken concrete), with a few real limestones to top it off.

Entry by Raymond Hurd

Limestone pavement and scree bed
This bed was laid in the autumn/winter of 2016 and is at the front of the house open to the pavement and roadway. It attracts public attention by all who pass as it demonstrates how many alpines can be grown in such a small space. The soil is extremely sandy. Everything is thriving

Entry by Hilary Birks

Crevice bed
Plants in flower: Saxifraga koelenatiana, S. cymbalaria, Lychnis alpina, Erinus alpinus, Aquilegia flabellata hybrid, A. olympica hybrid.

Entry by Theo Seminck

Tulipa clusiana et al.
From top left to bottom right: aethionema armenum, daphne arbuscula, tulipa clusiana, lavandula angustifolia 'Nana',berberis thunbergii (one of the dwarf cultivars)

Entry by Jonny Karlsson

Alpine bed
Different types of stone beds in our garden, where we grow our alpine plants in 0.8 sand / grit

Entry by Peter Hood

Mature Crevice bed
Part of bed, with Asplenium trichomanes, Aubrieta glabrescens, Erinus alpinus, Dianthus gratianopolitanus, Linum, Saxifrage paniculata, veronica, etc.

Entry by john lee

Well established scree beds

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