RHS show at Rosemoor gardens

The first RHS spring show of the year was blessed with glorious sunshine despite the gales of the preceding week. The gardens themselves had many daffodils in full bloom including the swathes of naturalised n. cyclamineus and n. bulbocodium.

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Congratulations to Allen Brierley who exhibited 6 cultivars from any division or divisions to win a Dartington crystal trophy, narrowly beating Ivor Clarke.
Celestial Fire 1Y-O       Ombersley 1Y-Y
Impeccable    2Y-Y       Terminator 2Y-R
Banker           2Y-O        Tuscarora   1Y-Y

Ivor won Best Bloom with a stunning Honeybourne 2W-Y

As always miniatures and species were a highlight of the show and Brian Duncan’s collection of nine won a crystal trophy and attracted much attention from visitors over the show weekend.

Sleek          4260                     Wee Nod
4367           n. cantabricus     3688
Tiny light   Punk                   Wee Dot

However the Best miniature in the show was Angel’s Breath 5Y-Y exhibited by Carlos van der Veek.

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