11th September

…in semi shade and full out today. Pure white with golden centres. Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ Anemone hupehensis ‘September Charm’ – very free flowering…

15th March

…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 racemes but…

23rd March

…– a record tree. Most leaves blown off. Quercus nigra ‘Beethoven’ Quercus nigra ‘Beethoven’ Quercus nigra ‘Beethoven’ Lithocarpus henryi was especially fine. Lithocarpus henryi Lithocarpus henryi Wood anemone just appearing….

2nd January

…A darkish anemone red. Camellia ‘Volunteer’ Camellia ‘Volunteer’ The second and outer bud casings on the early flowering Magnolia ‘Darjeeling’ are starting to fall off to leave a greener secondary…

22nd March

…Some Poets are open, several Erica australis half open. The Arboreums about mid season. Anemone alpinia at their best. Many reticulatas open. 1907 – JCW Bob saw the first martins….

17th November

…“Winter’s Interlude” is a good pale anemone form. Camellia “Winter’s Interlude” Camellia “Winter’s Interlude” Then on to Tregothnan to admire their national collection of Camellia sasanquas. There are around 100…

19th November

…initially anemone shaped double white seeming fully double when full out. Large flowers for a sasanqua. Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ ‘Winters Joy’ – a semi-double…

17th July

…from Scotland, R brunonis very fine. Mitraria nice. No cyclamen. No buddleia’s. R decorum flower buds not moving yet. R cinnabarinum good and shaping. 1897 – JCW Anemone japonica open….

10th January

anemone form but is it so different from Camellia ‘Anemoniflora’? Camellia ‘Lipstick’ Some split branches on Magnolia delavayi at the top of the garden so we have raised up the…