7th March

…Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ on the wall below the greenhouse shows the pink buds and early opening flowers which turn to white. Quite a show today. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’…

12th April

…almost formal, albeit small, double flowers. Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis in a good clump. Some evidence of cold damage to some…

27th September

…– CHW Sheep have found a crab apple tree with plenty of low hanging fruit in a hedge and are enjoying the rather bitter taste. crab apple tree crab apple

26th May

…to 15 years) Millais plants. Azalea mollis ‘Drim Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Drim Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’Rather pale single flowers and nothing…

6th May

…the drive. Azalea mollis ‘Dr M Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Dr M Oosthoek’ A rather fine double daffodil. daffodil Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ is not that wonderful either! Azalea mollis ‘Apple

6th February

…‘Apple Blossom’ about on a par to last year’s sighting. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Sycopsis tutcheri seems fully evergreen and now with red flowers which are actually petal-less stamens. This…

31st July

…vilmorinii A very near black agapanthus which might have been Agapanthus inapertus ‘Graskop’. near black agapanthus Malus ‘Pink Glow’, the crab apple with pink fruits, was the best thing on…

1st August

…covered the tree to keep the birds away. Pear ‘Merton Pride’ Pear ‘Conference’ has only a sparse showing next to it. Pear ‘Conference’ Apple ‘Coxs Orange Pippin’ was starting to…

13th July

…display of hollyhocks. hollyhocks hollyhocks A 150 year old apple tree on its last legs – extraordinary. apple tree The garden is half on chalk and half on green limestone….

28th November

…clump First flower on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ rather earlier than usual. Three flowers only and just singletons. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Escallonia rubra var macrantha strangely full out by…