17th March

…and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy Lancaster and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy Lancaster and Jaimie Parsons ceremonially plant Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’ Roy Lancaster

26th June

Hillier’s now list it just as ‘Rothschildianus’. Cotoneaster ‘Rothschildianus’ Cotoneaster ‘Rothschildianus’ Cotoneaster ‘Rothschildianus’ Tilia tomentosa ‘Brabant’ has whitish new growth fading to lime green and, today, gives an interesting colour…

13th October

This, like the other cotoneaster, was a 1991 gift from Windsor. What is this cotoneaster What is this cotoneaster What is this cotoneaster What is this cotoneaster What is this…

2nd October

…it is not Cotoneaster microphyllus which has reddish pink fruits. Could it be Cotoneaster perpusillus, a Wilson introduction? Very few cotoneaster species have orange fruits. Perhaps these will turn from…

17th June

…sun setting fruits already. Cotoneaster hualiensis Cotoneaster hualiensis Wonderful bronze new growth on a young Magnolia nitida tucked away in a sheltered spot by the Main Ride. Magnolia nitida Magnolia…

9th November

but perhaps not yet fully ripe. Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Hybridus Pendulus’ Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Hybridus Pendulus’ Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Hybridus Pendulus’ Euonymus europaeus with a good crop of fruits too which have yet…

5th November

…few flowers on Hypericum lancasteri. Hypericum lancasteri Hypericum lancasteri Unlike last year, loads of berries on Cotoneaster franchetti. Cotoneaster franchetti Cotoneaster franchetti 2016 – CHW The darker pink original Camellia…

7th October

…good progress as a freestanding wall shrub. Cotoneaster simonsii Cotoneaster simonsii 2017 – CHW Jaimie found this banana flower in a cottage tenant’s garden near Portholland. No leaves seen by…

18th May

…it is near two other plants which may be Cotoneaster x walteri or Cotoneaster salicifolius forms. All three came from Windsor in 1991. Apparently Cotoneaster frigidus is rare in cultivation…

19th November

…by the look of it. Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Asterotrichion discolor Camellia ‘Desire’ full out in the cash point. Camellia ‘Desire’ Lapageria rosea var. albiflora in full flower in a…