Friday 29 March 2013


"Claydon" - dwarf zonal pelargonium

Hybridised by the late Ray Bidwell of Suffolk, "Claydon" is a compact dwarf zonal pelargonium with double lilac pink flowers and dark leaves with a darker zone.  Ray Bidwell lived in Suffolk and named many of his varieties after local villages.   He introduced many miniature and dwarf varieties which are still available today.


  1. Nie znam karłowatych odmian, a ta z pewnością jest bardzo ładna. Pozdrawiam.
    I do not know dwarf varieties, and this certainly is very pretty. Yours.

  2. I'd love to find a selection of his Pelargoniums as I lived in so many of the places he used in the names! I see Kesgrave offered sometimes, but never Ipswich Town, Stutton or Great Blakenham etc

  3. I have just purchased a 'kesgrave' Pelargonium from a fellow Country Market producer. Thank you for your background information about Ray Bidwell. I am working on doing a short blog biography and would appreciate being able to link to your page and any other information you may have about him and the other ones he hybridised


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