12th April

…‘Candy Apple’ Camellia ‘Candy Apple’ Rhododendron edgeworthii x leucaspis in a good clump. Some evidence of cold damage to some of the flowers but nice enough now out properly which…

26th May

…Then a couple of newer (10 to 15 years) Millais plants. Azalea mollis ‘Drim Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Drim Oosthoek’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple Blossom’ Azalea mollis ‘Apple

7th March

…this is always early and a good hardy hybrid which will propagate from cuttings. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ A very odd (bought in) daffodil on the…

27th September

fruit in a hedge and are enjoying the rather bitter taste. crab apple tree crab apple tree A group of Betula utilis var. jacquemontii growing in a garden in Northumberland….

31st July

…might have been Agapanthus inapertus ‘Graskop’. near black agapanthus Malus ‘Pink Glow’, the crab apple with pink fruits, was the best thing on the fruit tree lines in the garden…

1st August

…‘Conference’ has only a sparse showing next to it. Pear ‘Conference’ Apple ‘Coxs Orange Pippin’ was starting to colour up nicely. Apple ‘Coxs Orange Pippin’ Plum ‘Victoria’ was also loaded…

6th February

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2019 – CHW First flowers on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ about on a par to…

28th November

…below the greenhouse still full out – just double pinks today; the whites are over. Camellia sasanqua clump Camellia sasanqua clump First flower on Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ rather earlier…

17th April

…nearby has few flowers this year. Magnolia ‘Pickards Garnet’ The Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ in the Auklandii Garden is at its best today. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Surprise’ Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ is…

23rd September

…should ask James Williams. Saxegothaea conspicua Saxegothaea conspicua Malus yunnanensis var. veitchii with one crab-apple only left to see. The pheasants have eaten the rest. A Wilson introduction from 1901…