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Two commoners and a rarity.

10 May 2017 19:52:37

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Evening all and wasn't it another lovely day.

R. graziela is a hybrid that is very popular these days, and with good reason as it is very attractive with its narrow foliage. The flowers are nice as well so it is one to be recommended as it isn't difficult to obtain.

A Rhododendron species that isn't easy to obtain is R.wardi. The form I have is the Ludlow and Sherriff one from South Tibet and I just love the flowers. They are a little more yellow in colour than they appear in the photo and are really beautiful. 

The largest evergreen Azalea in my garden is A. geisha orange and it is mightily impressive in full bloom as it is now. This is very easy to obtain and is invaluable at this time of year.

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Jacinta D Jacinta D 10 May 2017 19:57:09

You can't beat orange flowers for this time of year. Although I suspect that the colour in the photo didn't come out as it really is.

accsean accsean 10 May 2017 20:06:49

Thanks Jacinta, I must say it is more pink than orange and in this case the photo is accurate enough.

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 10 May 2017 23:33:57

Three beautiful plants. They provide wonderful colour for this time of year.

accsean accsean 11 May 2017 09:21:22

Thanks Mary.

Scrubber Scrubber 11 May 2017 22:43:51

Lovely lovely lovely-and that centre one is beyond beautiful! I have one left to come out it looks like ponticum but its not-got it from C. North so it must have been a special one. Ill put up a picture later. would love a name for it.

accsean accsean 12 May 2017 13:15:49

Thanks Scrubber. Looking forward to seeing that Rhodo photo.


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