A dramatic range of Sarracenia (pitcher plants) were displayed by Hampshire Carnivorous featuring pitchers in a surprising range of colours. Examples included S. rubricorpa with reddish pitchers and contrasting yellowish lids.
Rare, red flowered Polygonatum vietnamicum was shown by Crug Farm Plants of Gwynedd. It is a climbing species reaching with tendrils at the tips of its whorls of leaves. It was found growing in leafmould-rich soil in an area rich in limestone.
RBS Blue Water Key Plants - Designer Professor Nigel Dunnett selects his plant highlights: Meconopsis 'Lingholm' - a particularly vigorous cultivar of the Himalayan poppy which unlike some others, is reliably perennial.
Raymond Evison Clematis of Guernsey provides a spectacular exhibit of these popular climbing plants. Among the many selections in bloom were new Clematis Samaritan Jo (‘Evipo with blooms of white and pale mauve and double mauve C.
RBS Blue Water Key Plants - Designer Professor Nigel Dunnett selects his plant highlights: Verbascum phoeniceum 'Violetta' - purple mullein - striking spires of rich purple flowers, great for a dry spot in full sun.