19th June

…survivor of what was ‘Royal Flush Apricot’. ‘Royal Flush Apricot’ ‘Royal Flush Apricot’ ‘Royal Flush Apricot’ 2017 – CHW First flowers on Hydrangea ‘Lanarth’ and Hydrangea ‘Geoffrey Chadbund’, both lace-caps…

15th April

…with its peculiar buds and aptly named flowers. Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ The first wisteria flowers are starting to open by the Playhouse. wisteria The Trevarrick barns development…

12th April

…‘Apricot Brandy’ as the tepal colours change. Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ Magnolia ‘Carlos’ just out too. Magnolia ‘Carlos’ Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Pterocarya fraxinifolia…

13th May

…old schoolhouse a fine display of mixed colours of aquilegia has suddenly emerged from the bare soil. aquilegia Rhododendron royallii ‘Caerhays Apricot’ Rhododendron royallii ‘Caerhays Apricot’ Rhododendron royallii ‘Caerhays Apricot’…

10th April

…Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ is a Gresham hybrid. Not a great colour but shaping up into a decent tree. Magnolia ‘Sentinel’ Flowers on Magnolia ‘Lemon Star’…

14th April

…to see it. Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ with one flower out and the peculiar coloured buds. Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ Magnolia ‘Apricot Brandy’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ is the first one of the…

14th March

…Scamp.‘Apricot Whirl’ ‘Apricot Whirl’ ‘Pink Glacier’ ‘Pink Glacier’ Corydalis nobilis Corydalis nobilis Grevillea x semperflorens Grevillea x semperflorens Alnus ullungdoensis Alnus ullungdoensis Acacia boormanii Acacia boormanii Lithodora zahnii Lithodora zahnii…

5th June

…in full shade. Also very late into flower and a gentle apricot-pink fading paler here. Azalea ‘Moidart’ Azalea ‘Moidart’ Rhododendron dichroanthum var. apodectum. An ancient and slow growing species with…

21st November

…to get at the nectar at the base of the flower. Since they have no scent there cannot be much nectar! Pre the first World War bullfinches did the same…

17th June

…his mind to wander dangerously into unchartered territory. 2015 – CHW A Rhododendron royalii hybrid (‘Royal Flush’? Yellow or apricot) has survived powdery mildew and a clump is flowering sparsely….