Botanica, you have quite a collection! But it seems you grow a lot of the plants in pots?
Rogaland, Norway - with cool, often rainy summers (29C max) and mild, often rainy winters (180 cm/year)!
Yes most cypripedium are in pot against some animals in the soil .The have eat one of them in 2011 Season :oI have some post of new plant (like Arisaema or Trillium and some others) for growing and before i plant that in soil in my garden.This week most cypripedium could flowering and i send in this post the picture of flowering.And i have most of seeding germinated from some exchange with forumers ;D
I hope i have many species seed to propose for exchange to start a good 2014 season with other species in the garden.I participate in June to a plant exchange in North of France with SAJA Association...i hope the weather was good!
This week cypripedium flowering in mass !
What do you think about that ? Nice ...No ?
The germination project continue and germinate :)If you have some seeds to colleted this year for me ..it's very nice and cool ..remember me ;D ;)
My cardicrinum giganteum grow well
And life in the garden reborn
Yes, very nice indeed!
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3
-30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm
Beauties, all of them.
I've wondered what cardiocrinum look like when first emerging from the soil....
Now I know. Thanks!
Rick Rodich zone 4a. Annual precipitation ~24 inches
near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Thanks Lori S. and RickR,
This year the garden became very nice but i hope i have many new species thus year with batch's of Germination that people exchange and give to me .
The weather in my area is very rainy this year , the sun shine some day since the start of 2013 and not for long time.
But, i've seen the Tornado in USA :o :o.. I realise raining is so cool after that.
Nobody here was damage ??? ...i hope !!
however (raining days), some plants grow and flowering well..look ! ;)
I received new some seed by forumer for my Botanical Garden..(from Hungary !) ;D ;D ;D
Pulsatilla pratensis 'Nigricans'Cerastium alpinum ssp lanatumPtilotrichum spinosumLimonium minutumTalinum paniculatumAcantholimon glumaceumVella spinosaScutellaria alpinaThlapsi coerulescensThlapsi densiflorumColuteocarpus vesicariaTalinum calycinumPhysostegia virginiana
Have a good day in the Garden !
Some picture of SAJA plants expositions and exchange in Arras (North of France).
That was in the garden of a very old SAJA members who found a Botanic Garden...What a big work !! :o
New flowering of cypripedium in the garden ! ;D ;D
Cyp.flavum alba (not really 100% but ...)
New plants in my garden after the SAJA yearly exchange and sales of young plants
1. dudleya calcicola2. androsace sarmentosa3. androsace brigantiaca4. androsace vitaliana5. androsace sempervivoides6. sedum cyaneum7. ewartia planchonii8. cerastium alpinum lanatum9. hieracium maculatum10. saxifraga stolonifera11. saxifraga southside seedling12. saxifraga longifolia13. campanula wanneri14. saxifraga grisebachii15. saxifraga kolenatiana16. saxifraga hostii rhaetica17. primula pubescens18. Haberlea rhodopensis19. Chiastophyllum oppositifolium20. trollius yunnanensis21. dodecatheon jeffreyi22. mitella yoshinagae23. campanula grossekii24. campanula alliariifolia25. jeffersonia dubia26. erinus alpinus27. digitalis davisiana
And the 2013 germination project...