23rd April

…in profusion. RHODODENDRON ‘Anne Teese’ RHODODENDRON ‘Anne Teese’ RHODODENDRON ‘Anne Teese’ RHODODENDRON sinonuttalii Now that the ‘smellies’ are nearly full out time to brief Asia on the ones to take…

5th May

…ludlowii. Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’ Paeonia ludlowii – an especially fine form (previously lutea var. ludlowii). Paeonia ludlowii Paeonia ludlowii Paeonia ludlowii Discaria discolor –…

19th April

…catch up with ‘Woodsman’ shortly but still in tight bud. RHODODENDRON desqamatum RHODODENDRON ‘Anne Teese’ RHODODENDRON ‘Anne Teese’ Rhododendron desquamatum on Hovel Cart Road is now superb but the best…

8th April

…incisa ‘Omoinoyama’ Prunus incisa ‘Omoinoyama’ Lindera triloba just in flower. Lindera triloba Rhododendron ‘Princess Anne’ (lanceanum x keiskei) Rhododendron ‘Princess Anne’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Anne’ Lysichiton camschaticum Lysichiton camschaticum Sorbaria sorbifolia…

9th July

…a gift to my father 40 years ago from Lady Anne Carew-Pole who bred them at Antony House. She was also a doyen of South Devon Cattle which was another…

1st April

…of the various michelias Rhododendron ‘Anne Teese’ from Glendoick just coming out. The ‘smellies’ are early. Rhododendron ‘Anne Teese’ AND now to the closing meet of the Four Burrow Hunt…

16th July

…have no idea. A great exhibition room and a room devoted to the D-day landings of which Shanklin was a key part. Anne Springman approaches the top entrance to the…

7th April

…Chusquea couleou Acer negundo ‘Kellys Gold’ with flower and emerging golden leaves. Acer negundo ‘Kellys Gold’ A fantastic display of Lysichiton americanum which we are now banned by Defra from…

2nd August

…blue-green furry leave. The shrub was five to six feet tall. (This has now been kindly identified as fuchsia boliviana by Russell Beeson in his comment below, I have to…

24th April

…four to six weeks when still soft (fragrantissimum, formosum, Princess Alice, Lady Alice Fitzwilliam, Berts Own, HarryTagg, Anne Teese, ciliicalyx, Countess of Haddington, Michaels Pride etc). Outside the backyard on…