Nature’s jewels in the News

Loudhailer Psychedelia at it's most flowery! There's a lovely colourful feature about  specialist auricula growers and Chelsea Gold Medallists Robin and Annabel Graham of Drointon Nurseries near Ripon in the Northern Echo Magazine. You can read it below including Annabel's top tips for growing auriculas and a piece about their lovely new cultivar Primula auricula Loudhailer. Discover [...]

Primula auricula Loudhailer

Something really unexpected has happened and we are over the moon! It all started because we are musicians with a garden full of Primula auricula flowers.  We are totally chuffed to find out that we have had a beautiful new flower named in our honour by specialist auricula growers Robin and Annabel Graham of Drointon [...]

George Swinford’s… Powder Puff?

Fantastic flowers…

George Swinford's Leathercoat

The Auricula Suite

Today’s selection of auriculas from the cold frame all have fabulous names. They are beautiful flowers with gorgeous scents too of course. So, here they are, under the lights this morning, Primula auricula First Light, Lazy River, George Swinford’s Leathercoat, Sirius and Powder Puff. Just click on a flower to see the full image and scroll along…

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Altogether now!

One more for today, our auriculas altogether in the cold frame, they look lovely and the scent is gorgeous…

The Auricula Suite

Rich takes gorgeous closes up photographs of most of the flowers we grow in the cold frames in the garden, but I thought it would be good to have some pictures of them altogether. So I went outside with my phone camera and here’s some of the auriculas in flower today in one of our cold frames…

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Flowers Like Garden Birds

More of Rich’s lovely photos from The Auricula Suite

The Auricula Suite

In the garden today it’s a pair of beautifully named flowers.  Primula auricula Eden Goldfinch and Starling, both lovely colours and reminiscent of the garden birds…

Eden Goldfinch Eden Goldfinch

Starling Starling

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Moon Fairy and Friends

Lovely flowers – from The Auricula Suite

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The Auricula Suite

The auriculas have fabulous names to suit them, here’s Rich’s lovely photos of Primula auricula Athene, Lavender Lady, Moon Fairy, Brownie and Clouded Yellow.

Click on a flower in the gallery and scroll through…

Auricula photographs © Rich Duffy-Howard

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