We had so many pictures sent in for the Advent Calendar this year that I thought it would be good to post them here. Apologies if I’ve missed any – and do keep sending pictures!
Firstly from Janice Bennetts are two pictures, I think from her holiday in Austria.
Campanula cochlearifolia with thyme
A few photos from Mike Powell’s garden:
Narcissus Elke and Corydalis Beth Evan
Cyclamen hederifolium in 4 colours
x Amarygia parkeri alba
Another picture from David Hughes…
Aquilegia caerulea in Colorado
A few more photos from Steve Lobley
From Harvey, a couple of different pictures of the Wreath flower. and some other Western Australia flowers.
Lechenaultia macrantha – single flower
Another Enamel Orchid
Red Sun Orchid
Great Sun Orchid
More pictures from Ben….
Trillium grandiflorum and T. g. roseum
Primulae in the garden
…and from Paddy…
Lilium formosanum pricei
Gladiolus papilio Ruby
Galanthus reginae-olgae Tilebarn Jamie
David Mussell doesn’t grow many alpines, but he sent this picture of beautiful frosted grasses in his garden!
Victor Humphrey has two pictures of orchids growing in the wild.
Bee orchid at Radipole Lake
Green-winged orchid at Lower Test Reserve
Another picture from Caroline’s trip to Argentina
Some more pictures from Dorothy Searle.
Physoplexis comosa in crevice bed
And lastly from Jo Whitfield, some more Erythroniums – and an Epimedium!
Erythronium White Beauty with Omphalodes Cherry Ingram
Erythronium Old Aberdeen
Erythronium Knightshayes Pink
Epimedium davidii, from Robin White