Azalea revisited.

20 Apr

This little azalea some of you will remember if like me in the early days the Book by Colin Lewis was a must. 

 

The little azalea that featured in the book is owned by a good friend of mine. He purchased it direct from Colin at the wisley hall where we had our show last week. The book first published in 1993 said it was 3 years in training, if it took a year to get to print and it was about a 10 year old then it’s around 35 years old now. Here it is in the book.

 

Here it is on display at the show, change of front now but still a good nebari.

 

  

  

  

I wonder where the next 30 years will take this special little tree.

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One Response to “Azalea revisited.”

  1. bonsai eejit April 20, 2015 at 9:13 pm #

    Reblogged this on Bonsai Eejit and commented:
    Great to see this, the book was one of my first and was an inspiration to me in the early days.

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