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.

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…

The Alpine House at RHS Wisley – a box of delights!

I love the Alpine House at RHS Wisley - a traditional glasshouse packed full of plants, their terracotta pots sunk into a raised sandy bench. Just the right height for a close look at these intricate and beautifully bright jewels. The Davies Alpine House at Kew - the clam shell - has cutting edge architecture…