ALPINE AURICULAS

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Type
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Ancient Society
ANCIENT SOCIETY
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Ancient Society
Quality variety for showing from Ken Bowser. Sirius x Snooty Fox II.
Andy Cole ANDY COLE
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Premier class variety but slow to offset. Bred by Derek Telford in 1993.
Arctic Fox ARCTIC FOX
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Derek Telford in 1991.
Argus ARGUS
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by J. J. Keen. First shown in 1895 from a WINIFRED cross. A real old timer that belies its great age and continues to win on the show bench. A variety that flowers better when young and under feed. Sometimes has a tendancy towards hexagonal centres.
Arwen ARWEN
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by John Radford in 1999.
Aurora
AURORA
Light centred
Alpine Auricula

More of a custard centre than a true light centre. From James Douglas in 1962. Named after the Roman goddess of dawn.
Avril
AVRIL
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Avril
A new (2000) Ken Bowser premier winning variety.
Avril Hunter
AVRIL HUNTER
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Avril Hunter
Bred by Derek Telford in 1988. Creates a small truss with good sized pips.
Bilbo Baggins
BILBO BAGGINS
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bilbo Baggins
Bred by John Radford in 1999, a premier winning variety.
Laced Seedling BLUE LACE
Laced
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Won the first Laced Alpine Class at Knowle in April 2002 for the raiser, Les Allen.
Blue Yodeller
BLUE YODELLER
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Blue Yodeller
Bred by Ken Bowser in 2001 from Victoria de Wemyss.
Blythe Spirit
BLYTHE SPIRIT
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Blythe Spirit
Bolero BOLERO
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
A premier winning variety bred by C.F. Hill in 1964 from Bratley x Shako.
Cheryl
CHERYL
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

Daniel T. Taylor DANIEL T. TAYLOR
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred in 2000 by John Radford.
Dilemma DILEMMA
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Ken Bowser in 2000, who when stuck for a name for this excellent variety adopted the apt suggestion DILEMMA. Satisfies the need for a really good red variety now that older varieties such as SANDWOOD BAY and WINNIFRID have lost vigour.
Dill DILL
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
A variety whose long footstalks make showing difficult. Bred by Keith Leeming in 1996.
Dilly Dilly
DILLY DILLY
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Dilly Dilly 
Knowle 2011 Dilly Dilly  
Saltford 2012 Dilly Dilly
Popular show variety. Has a rare lavender blue colour and the advantage of staying in show condition for a long time. Bred by Keith Leeming in 1993.
Divint Dunch DIVINT DUNCH
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Derek Telford in 1990. The name is Gordie for "Don't push".
Elsie May ELSIE MAY
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Derek Telford in 1972. For showing the truss improves when a little old.
Eve Guest
EVE GUEST
Light centred
Alpine Auricula

Bred by Allan Hawkes in 1970. Good show variety but slow to offset.
Gail Atkinson GAIL ATKINSON
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Terry Atkinson in 2000.
Gary Pallister GARY PALLISTER
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Keith Leeming in 1997. Premier winning variety.
Gollum GOLLUM
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
This late flowering member of the Lord of the Rings series was the first seedling raised by John Radford, from LEE PAUL x SIRIUS, back in 1996.
Hermia
HERMIA
Fancy
Alpine Auricula
Hermia
This old House of Douglas variety was the first winner of the new "Fancy Alpine Class" at Knowle.
Highland Park
HIGHLAND PARK
Light centred
Alpine Auricula

Ian Greville
IAN GREVILLE
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Ian Greville
Bred by Cliff Timpson in 1994, has won Premier Alpine at the Uplands Show for two consecutive years. The roundness of the centre is outstanding in this exhibition variety.
Janie Hill JANIE HILL
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Named after his grand-daughter C. F. Hill bred this variety in 1961 from a BRATLEY and TALLY HO cross. A tendancy for multiple crowns and for a dusting of farina on the pips makes this a dificult variety to show successfully.
Jeannie Telford JEANNIE TELFORD
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred in 1977 by Derek Telford and named after his wife.
Jeff Scruton
JEFF SCRUTON
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

John Wayne JOHN WAYNE
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred in 1978 by Len Bailey from FRANK CROSLAND x JOY.
Laced Seedling LACED SEEDLING
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by John Sewell.
Lady of the Vale
LADY OF THE VALE
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Lady of the Vale
Bred by Cliff Timpson in 1993. ANDREA JULIE x LARGO, named after the three spires of Lichfield Cathedral.
Landy LANDY
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Derek Telford in 1986. Easy to obtain excellent variety for showing. Pips keep their colour well.
Langley Park LANGLEY PARK
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Derek Telford in 1992.
Lee Paul
LEE PAUL
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

Bred by Derek Telford in 1990. SIRIUS seedling that won two Premier Madals in the early nineties.
Legolas LEGOLAS
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by John Radford, this excellent exhibition variety was named after winning a first at the 1999 Saltford Auricula Show.
More success came in April 2001 for John, winning the class for Named alpine auriculas raised by the exhibitor at the Knowle Auricula Show, with this variety.
Lynn LYNN
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by C. A. Hawkes in 1981.
Metha METHA (or MEHTA)
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Good for exhibition. 1991 Derek Telford variety whose correct name should be "Mehta" after the opera singer.
Monks Eleigh MONKS ELEIGH
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Raised by Tim Coop from a PRINCE JOHN x CAROLE cross.
Otto Dix
OTTO DIX
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

Bred by Peter Bowen in 2001 from GIACOMETTI x LARGO.
Pequod PEQUOD
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Recently (1997) bred by David Hadfield from Peggy x Gordon Douglas. The abrupt shading together with the relatively narrow lighter band makes the variety a possible for the newly introduced Laced Alpine class.
Piers Telford
PIERS TELFORD
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Piers Telford
Bred by Derek Telford in 1991. Naturally produces large pips of good form. Try to keep the pips small for showing.
Prince John
PRINCE JOHN
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

From James Douglas in about 1916. Premier Medal Winner.
Quality Chase QUALITY CHASE
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
A TALLY HO and BRATLEY cross bred by Jack Ballard in 1969. Good only rarely.
Rab C Nesbitt
RAB C NESBITT
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

Bred by Derek Telford in 1999.
Ring of Fire
RING OF FIRE
Fancy
Alpine Auricula

A fancy because of the abrupt shading. Very attractive eye-catching variety.
Rivendell RIVENDELL
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by John Radford in 1999.
A Bolero cross, named Rivendell after being in the winning entry for Three Alpines at Knowle Auricula Show 2001.
Roy Keane ROY KEANE
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Keith Leeming in 1994.
Not my favourite footballer or auricula (sorry Keith!). The clone I grew had a tendency to produce flowers with a petaloid stigma.
Sandra SANDRA
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Hal Cohen about thirty years ago. Neat refined flower that is easy to grow to show standard.
St. Elmo x Sir John SEEDLING
ST ELMO x SIR JOHN

Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred Les Allen.
Seedling 000206 SEEDLING 000206
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred Ken Bowser.
Seedling
SEEDLING
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

First shown in 2011 by N. Hopes at Knowle Auricula Show.
Seedling
SEEDLING
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

First shown in 2012 by P. Holborn at Saltford Show.
Sir John
SIR JOHN
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

Now a fairly old variety. Bred in 1986 by Allan Hawkes from SIRIUS x PRINCE JOHN.
Sirius SIRIUS
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Frank Jacques in 1979. A distinctively coloured variety that is better for breeding than showing.
Slim Whitman
SLIM WHITMAN
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

Bred by Keith Lemming. Excellent show variety.
Sonny Boy
Class 24
Knowle 2012
SONNY BOY
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Sonny Boy 
Class 20
Knowle 2012 Sonny Boy
Knowle 2002
Raised by Derek Telford in 1995. Premier class variety, maybe the very best of all Derek's raisings.
Sophie
SOPHIE
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Sophie
Bred by Ken Bowser in 2001.
Spartan SPARTAN
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by George Mander.
St. Elmo
ST. ELMO
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
St. Elmo
Bred by C. A. Hawkes in the 1970s. Good exhibition variety with unusual colouring. Not the easiest variety to grow, spending most of the year in a near dormancy, but recovers remarkably in the Spring to throw a good truss.
Stella North
STELLA NORTH
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Stella North
Bred by Dave Skinner. Named after a power station.
Stella South
STELLA SOUTH
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Stella South
Bred by Dave Skinner. Named after a power station.
Summer Wine SUMMER WINE
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Derek Telford in 1995.
Teawell Gold TEAWELL GOLD
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Very bright with superb form. Bred by Laura Pickin in 1997 from Largo x Goldthorn.
The Lady Galadriel THE LADY GALADRIEL
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by John Radford.
The Venetian THE VENETIAN
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Bred by Derek Telford in 1993.
Toffee Crisp TOFFEE CRISP
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
New variety (1994) by Ken Bowser, named after the chocolate bar whose wrapper is similarly coloured.
Vera
VERA
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Vera
 
Vettriano
VETTRIANO
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula

 
Victoria de Wemyss VICTORIA
de WEMYSS

Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Raised by Jack Wemyss-Cooke from some seedlings given by Derek Telford. A stunning variety that (though often virused) produces a good truss.
Victoria Park VICTORIA PARK
Light centred
Alpine Auricula
Raised in 1998 by Keith Leeming.
Wokey Hole WOKEY HOLE
Gold centred
Alpine Auricula
Raised by Derek Telford in 1995.

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