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AGS Shows: SOUTHPORT AGS SHOW 17th MAY 2008

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Started by: CLIFF BOOKER

Congratulations to Roger Beecham and his dedicated team for another magnificent Southport Show and heartiest congratulations to Roger on scooping the Farrer Medal for his magnificent pan of Physoplexis comosa.

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Contribution from Elizabeth Maddock 18 May 2008, 23:42top / bottom of page
Finally a lovely example of Hepatica Nobilis var Pyrenaica from Brian

Apologies for some of the photos, which do not do justice to the quality of the plants. It was a bit dim in parts of the hall and I did not use flash. There were some memorable plants there and again the Physoplexis Comosa, I loved it and it is always a delight to see a well grown one. As someone I spoke to said, it does not look real-but it is.

Finally a lovely example of Hepatica Nobilis var P

Contribution from John Humphries 19 May 2008, 00:21top / bottom of page
Thanks for showing those of us who could not be there.

Thank you Cliff and Elisabeth, for showing some of the superb collection of plants at Southport.

Thanks for showing those of us who could not be there.

Thank you Cliff and Elisabeth, for showing some of the superb collection of plants at Southport.

Contribution from Cliff Booker 19 May 2008, 13:24top / bottom of page

Many thanks for the kind words John ... and thanks to Elizabeth for her superb contributions. A few more images from Southport AGS Show 2008.... Arisaema taiwanense

Diane Clement's lovely Scutellaria

Cecilia Coller's superb six pan that won her the E.B.Anderson prize.

Disporum and Trillium

Excellent Rhodohypoxis

Full show benches

General shot

Leiophyllum buxifolium

Pieris japonica Debutante

Pinguicula grandiflora

Super array of ferns

Martin Rogerson's superb Lewisia Ashwood Ruby

Lewisia leeana alba - the third contender for a very hard fought Farrer Medal. This beautiful lewisia was exhibited by show stalwarts; Ron and Hilary Price from Eccles.

Trillium grandiflorum Flore Plena

Farrer Medal winner (and Show Secretary) Roger Beecham with AGS President; Frank Tindall.

Contribution from Cliff Booker 21 May 2008, 10:31top / bottom of page
A few more images from Southport 2008

Allium detail

A few more images from Southport 2008

Campanula oreadum

AGS President Frank Tindall and Georgina Instone

Gaulnettya 'Pink Pixie'


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