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Plants in the Alpine House or Cold Frame: The Alpine House at Kew in September

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A few of the gems on display in early September

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Contribution from John Humphries 02 December 2006, 23:25top / bottom of page
Kew has a lot to offer at any time of the year, early September 2006

The new Alpine house although fairly small is exceptionally well managed.

Kew has a lot to offer at any time of the year, ea

Here are a few images from a visit in early September.

As you can see the Colchicum were in full display
As you can see the Colchicum were in full display
Above and below Colchicum bivonae
Above and below Colchicum bivonae
Above Colchicum cilicicum

Below Colchicum davisii

Above Colchicum cilicicum
Above Colchicum levierii

Last of the colchicums below C. pannonicum

Above Colchicum levierii
Both blue and white forms of Campanula isophylla
Both blue and white forms of Campanula isophylla
Above Allium tuberosum
Above Allium tuberosum
And by contrast Rhodophiala bifida
And by contrast Rhodophiala bifida
Scilla autumnalis above

And Scilla scilloides below

Scilla autumnalis above
Sternbergia lutea above

With Sternbergia sicula below

Sternbergia lutea above
Vagaria parviflora
Vagaria parviflora
Some have relatives both inside and outside
Some have relatives both inside and outside

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