13th May

…today. I guess it is Azara serrata actually as Azara dentata is much more tender and is probably the one which died. Azara dentata Azara dentata Azara dentata Pieris japonica…

19th April

…out. Rhododendron davidsonianum Azara dentata plastered in flower. Azara dentata Azara dentata Azara dentata Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ at its best. Pinkish in bud. Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron…

12th March

Azara microphylla Azara microphylla Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ – vulgar and disgusting perhaps but very saleable. Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Hebe ‘Heartthrob’ Phillyrea angustifolia – again plastered in tiny flowers and better…

31st January

…Asterotrichion discolor Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ looks particularly fine today. Wonderful colour combinations in the leaf. Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Azara integrifolia ‘Variegata’ Cornus officinalis is full out and very attractive today….

7th March

…is nearly over. Not that exciting a recent introduction to the garden. Camellia ‘Morning Mist’ Camellia ‘Morning Mist’ A 1991 planted Azara microphylla ‘Variegata’ has toppled over by Georges Hut….

Irish trip April 2018

…plant put in in 1961. Not as horrid as some evergreen camellias. Camellia japonica ‘Variegata’ Camellia japonica ‘Variegata’ Azara integrifolia var brownea with wonderful scent. Azara integrifolia var brownea Then…

28th March

…just out in flower below Tin Garden. Magnolia ‘Genie’ The chocolate smell of Azara microphylla ‘Variegata’ is overpowering. Azara microphylla ‘Variegata’ 2020 – CHW At the start of the pandemic…

13th February

…micheliana ‘Maroka’ Euphorbia x pasteurii is something I saw at Penrice Castle as a 4-5ft shrub. A must for the catalogue! Euphorbia x pasturi Euphorbia x pasturi Azara microphylla in…

27th April

…flowers. DIPELTA floribunda DIPELTA floribunda DIPELTA floribunda The view from Georges Hut today. View from Georges Hut And the view down the path from Donkey Shoe with Azara dentata at…

9th March

…Valentine’ First Prize Camelia ‘Pink Icicle’ Podocarpus x ‘Orangeade’ Magnolia sargentiana robusta x sprengeri ‘Diva’ Second Prize Pieris japonica ‘Forrest Flame’, Erica arborea & Azara microphylla Camellia ‘Brigadoon’ First Prize…