1st August

…stock this one but this looks a bit different? Penstemon ‘Blackbird’ Spiraea japonica ‘Anthony Waterer’ before the older flowers fade in colour. Spiraea japonica ‘Anthony Waterer’ Spiraea japonica ‘Anthony Waterer’…

23rd November

…respects to Anthony Fortescue and his family for over a fortnight. Anthony was my successor as High Sheriff of Cornwall last spring but sadly and inexplicably committed suicide a fortnight…

27th April

…Tulip’ Magnolia ‘Honey Tulip’ A two year from planting Magnolia ‘Honey Liz’ is not yet as good as I saw at Anthony House where there was an orange flash on…

18th May

…are at their best, most of the good rhodo’s are over. Ovatum is nice. Decorum (the young lot) were very good, Anthony’s seedling rhodo’s are just opening. Delavay’s Yunnanense good…

23rd May

…worth growing. I first saw this at Anthony Woodland garden decades ago.Two more newly planted enkianthus flowering for the first time in Kennel Close: Enkianthus cernuus recurvus Enkianthus cernuus recurvus…

6th February

…Stauntonia [?]. He has now moved out of Anthony House and Tremayne has taken over the estate. Stauntonia hexaphylla 1933 – JCW A bad three weeks for bloom of any…

14th February

Anthony Synott’s comment below – it is irrorata anthosphaerum!] rhododendron hybrid rhododendron hybrid rhododendron hybrid A good plant of Rhododendron rireii in full bloom in The Rookery. FJW planted this…

12th September

…blog can be read here and his book, ‘Doctoring Data – How to Sort Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense,’ is available here. In February, US Covid guru Anthony Fauci…

15th April

…on your way south after deer-stalking. Yours sincerely, F. Gomer Waterer. 1926 – JCW Daffs are over. The May poet is in the house. The Souleii hybrids are very very…

20th May

…Montana ¾ of its best. Van Tubergens Iris are over. 1908 – JCW R roylei nice, Montana rubra over. 1906 – JCW A little pink May, a few Waterers, Azaleas…