Cyclamen africanum One of my favourite place in Kew, the dramatic clam-shell of the Davies Alpine House - though if I am honest, I prefer the more traditional layout at RHS Wisley, with a matched pair of raised benches and specimen pots sunk into sand. The plants are all at just the right viewing height…
Day: November 5, 2013
The rather beautiful Acer palmatum, Sango-kaku, in golden garb, photographed in the Woodland Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, yesterday In fact, this garden was full of delights - more maples, a marvellous Black Walnut, the totems of Cardocrimum giganteum mentioned earlier, Aconitums (flopped but still dangerously blue), Epimediums looking lush and vigorous...
Giant willow mushrooms (and possibly toadstools), at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Very possibly to do with the just closing IncrEdibles exhibitions and events that have been gracing the gardens for the past many months. Beautifully crafted, intricate and probably realistic representations too. Of the artist, I will have to find out more.
Hip hip, hooray!
Rosa moyesii My 400th post! Rosa roxburghii Random hippiness... pretty much sums up the blog, eh?