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28.2.2007

 

Cacti

Column of orchids

Detail from column

Trillium

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus leichtlinii

Juno Iris

Freesia

Tulip

Narcissus

Plants in the Alpine House

Tecophilia cyanocrocus

Orchid Festival February 2007 in the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Pink moth orchid

White Moth orchid

Moth orchid

Anthurium

Anthurium

Anthurium

 

This set of pictures were taken as jpegs so there is a loss of quality

Air plants

Cloud topiary

17.8.2011               

 

Bumblebee on a cardoon

Bedding begonia

Thorns

Fountain

Waterlilies outside the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Mother-in-law's seat

Agave franzosinii and a detail

Foetidia rodriguisiana

'Blue' water lily

Victoria Regina Lily pad

Hymenocallis

Dragon

Hedychium

Inner Light

Mmme Wilfon Gonnere

Waterlilies outside in a large formal pool

Patio Joe

Gold Medal

Palm House    

Stipa Ichu one of many wonderful grasses in a dedicated area

Mexican effigy and parrots treated with a polaroid transfer filter to reduce busyness

Anthurium

Red Pineapple

Climber in the Palm House

A ginger

Roscoe purpurea 'Red Gurkha'

Ptilotus and sempervivum

Waterfall taken at 1/10 of a second to show the flow

Monkey puzzle cones

The White Greyhound of Richmond

The White Lion of Mortimer

The Yale of Beaufort

Yale is possibly a mountain goat from the Hebrew

The Lion of England

Other Heraldic animals in front of the Palm House are the Griffin of Edward III, the Falcon of the Plantagenets,
the Black Bull of Clarence, the Red Dragon of Wales, the Unicorn of Scotland and the White Horse of Hanover.

Rosa Gertrude Jekyll

An Austin rose

Peach and Apricot

Through the gunnera

Contrast colour range

Red Shoveller from South America

Egyptian goose

Across the lake

 

21.9.2011

 

School Party and detail

Palm leaf

Heliconia

Palm leaf

Hibiscus

Calabash

Haemanthus?

Hibiscus

Vase plant

Falcon of the Plantagenets

 

Black Bull of Clarence

 

Interesting pattern of the roof reflected in the water

Begonia leaf

Strophanthus preussii

Pink passion flower

Blue/Purple waterlily

Pink waterlily 'Nicki'