Auriculas and other delights – the Alpine House at RHS Wisley, early May

A delight, as ever, inside the Alpine House at RHS Wisley. Auriculas are out in numbers, and much else besides. A perfect spot then to while away half an hour, taking in the rich detail and rich colours of many of these splendid little fellows.

Springtime Blues at Wisley… and the rather excellent online RHS Plant Selector

Fields of Blue - Camassia leitchlini at RHS Wisley - with Rhododendrons in the woods there too (below) Primula auricula Blue Velvet - in the Alpine House at RHS Wisley yesterday Wisteria floribunda Yae kokuryu (above) at RHS Wisley - below, Clematis alpina Pamela Jackman (in my garden) If you are planning a blue-themed garden…

A kaleidoscope of treasures in the Alpine House at RHS Wisley

Lewisia cotyledon Regenbogen The Alpine House at RHS Wisley never fails to delight me - there is always something bright and interesting to look at and the display changes with the seasons so each plant is always looking its best. There are two Glasshouses and it is the traditional display that I prefer - raised…