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Hampton Court Flower Show 2016 part 2.


In the middle of the Floral Marquee was an arch which I’m sure was a thing of purpose, but not sure what. It was very pretty though and smelled wonderful.

Orchids to die for!

Cottage garden plants

Cactus plants

mini plants


Begonias with ENORMOUS leaves

Bonsai trees

and Alliums standing to attention.

Sweet peas


Day lilies

A special celebrating 100 years of breeding Irises in Britain

and so much more.
It was a wonderful day and I bought some seeds and a couple of Eremurus plus a Salvia ‘Hot lips’.
On the minus side, a lot of the plant stands weren’t manned yet but on the plus side I didn’t buy too many things with nowhere to put them.

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I like the cottage garden stand, and the alpines in the pots.

4 Jul, 2016


Its all gorgeous.I did like the bowl gardens particularly. Siris I thought you would have gone for the day lily?

4 Jul, 2016


Beautiful , those orchids wow !!
We went to Harrogate spring show as we do every year, this year it was quite disappointing barely any plant stalls I always save a bit of money to buy plants and I came back with most of it!!

5 Jul, 2016


Love the cottage garden plants and the Sweet Peas. Strange that some of the stands were unattended ...

5 Jul, 2016


Beautiful photos ! Guess which one I liked best :D

5 Jul, 2016


I went on Thursday and spent a very pleasant afternoon there. It was very crowded at first but by about 5pm a lot of people left and so it was easier to view things. I bought more lily bulbs as the ones from last year are fabulous - I think they were 8 for £10 again this time. Also bought herbs and garlic. I think it's a lovely show and much prefer it to Chelsea. Did you take the boat?

9 Jul, 2016


Thanks all.
No Ginellie, it's only 20 minutes drive from me.Much more room to move than Chelsea, even on a busy day, and like you Simbad, I like to buy a few plants/seeds. Last year at Chelsea I managed 3 pks of seeds.
The stands that were unattended as it was not officially open till Tuesday. Press day and judging.
I still have lots of photos of other things but just put on a few.

10 Jul, 2016


Have always wanted to day perhaps..... thanks for the great pics, loved them all..

29 Nov, 2016

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