11th September

…Charm’ Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ Anemone hupehensis ‘Queen Charlotte’ – some larger flowers are semi-double and a darker pink than ‘September Charm’. Anemone hupehensis ‘Queen Charlotte’ Anemone hupehensis ‘Queen Charlotte’…

26th September

…and Leslie gives us a plant. One of the very best of the Japanese anemones – five petals. Anemone hopehensis ‘Hadspen Abundance’ Anemone hopehensis ‘Hadspen Abundance’ A fine hanging basket….

17th August

Anemone ‘Pretty Lady Susan’ Anemone ‘Pretty Lady Susan’ Monarda ‘Knight Violet’ and Eryngium planum ‘Magical Purple Falls’ Monarda ‘Knight Violet’ and Eryngium planum ‘Magical Purple Falls’ Lobelia siphilitica ‘Blue’and Lobelia…

15th March

…(as we saw naturalising so well in the garden) Narcissus bulbicodum Anemone pavonina Anemone pavonina 2019 – CHW Flowering male catkins on Sinowilsonia henryi. The female catkins are in pendant…

23rd March

…Lithocarpus henryi was especially fine. Lithocarpus henryi Lithocarpus henryi Wood anemone just appearing. Wood anemone Quercus dentata – supposedly a record tree but I wonder? Some old leaves still on…

9th August

…coming into flower here in shade. Note no slug damage! Kirengeshoma palmata Kirengeshoma palmata Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ at the entrance. Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ 2020 – CHW Another flower…

13th August

…Cottage’ Anemone x hybrida ‘September Charm’ in the chimney pot at the door. Anemone x hybrida ‘September Charm’ Buddleia ‘Lochinch’ performing well in the Cottage garden. Buddleia ‘Lochinch’ Buddleia ‘Lochinch’…

2nd January

…a few have been caught but food is much scarcer now. 2019 – CHW First flowers on the fairly new Camellia ‘Volunteer’. A darkish anemone red. Camellia ‘Volunteer’ Camellia ‘Volunteer’…

30th November

…on Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ near Georges Hut. Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Winter’s Snowman’ alongside Camellia ‘Winter’s Charm’. Camellia ‘Winter’s Snowman’ alongside Camellia ‘Winter’s Charm’ Camellia ‘Bokuhan’ with its anemone shaped…

22nd March

…Over 70 species of Rhodo open. I put scintillans first. 1913 – JCW Some Poets are open, several Erica australis half open. The Arboreums about mid season. Anemone alpinia at…