When I used to judge at Chelsea and the other big UK flower shows, I used to be a bit critical of cactus growers who brought back the same old plants to each show and repeatedly won Gold medals. I think I now have a little more respect for their skill, not only as growers but for transporting such unfriendly plants without damage! Apologies that all the pictures don't have captions, I was rather remiss in getting the names of some!
|I should know this but I've forgotten!|
|Just love these dark Echevarias but too hot in the desert for them!|
|Echeveria 'Barbillion' (I think!)|
|Dyckia 'Tina Wallace'|
|Ledebouria sociates Variegata|
After enjoying the show benches, we did shop and buy just a few new plants! I just love the chunky little Sansevieria pinguicula in the next picture - looks just like an agave, complete with vicious spines! Probably the most aggressive mother in law's tongue imaginable. Lots more for sale but we were both very restrained in our purchases.