Arisaema sikokianum (Jack-in-the-pulpit)
I knew you'd like Chelsea Jacinta (how could anyone not like it). I used to love the Big Tent - especially Clematis stand. Until you go there you don't realise how outstanding the displays are. I used to live round the corner from Sheila Chapman, Clematis grower, who is now retired I think. She had a small gdn and had at least 80 clematis growing!!! Opened a clematis gdn centre eventually.
I meant to say good luck with the 'jack in the pulpit' bulb and your photos are great.
Delighted all went well Jacinta,at the Chelsea Show.Some experience to be there.Your pictures say it all,of the fine place it is.The stand with the veg and fruit looks perfect.
Like a duck to water, Jacinta. I bet that one grows enormous and quickly for you : )
Your hosta pictures from the show are wonderful. I've just been looking at the Telegraph Chelsea report and their article on the hostas shown at Chelsea is very interesting. Google 'Telegraph' and then go to 'gardening'.
love your photos. you really had a great time. can not wait for more pictures from you...
The Hosta stand was Amazing, I have a few on the wish list also.
I think the "Mouse" ones are really lovely.
Your new arisaema will be like on picture???Oh,it beautiful!!!
When they say The Great Pavilion - they are not kidding - are they? TV does not do it justice!!!! Photos great! love the new Arisaema x
Jacinta, what did you like best? The gardens or the Great Pavilion? The Great Pavilion looks super to me. Did you see the Nepenthes stand? It looked really good on tv. What was it like in real life? Is it true that you cannot buy live plants at Chelsea except on the last day when they sell them off? You said you bought an Arisaema bulb. Is that because you can't buy live plants?
Yes Rachel, you can't buy live plants, as they are all part of the exhibit. But I bought seeds and bulbs. And yes, the Nepenthes stand was absolutely spectacular. I would have loved them all. I think the Show Gardens were my favourite, even though there was so much beauty and skill inside the Great Pavilion. But the displays to me always lend that 'false' air to the flowers themselves. I prefer to see those flowers used as nature intended, in gardens. I think the Malaysian one was my favourite. I would let 'Australian Trail Finders' come second place. But really they were all brilliant.
my foxtail lily is still just a mound of leaves at the moment, I keep waiting for a growth spurt !!!!
Mine too, Gis. I was thinking of digging it up.
Your photos are wonderful of all the hosta it's wonderful you all had such a great time. Is it as crowded as it looks on TV? Think that is what would put me off going.
Geraldine, it's grand if you get there early. We went at 11.00 but it got more packed as the day progressed.
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