19th June

…solitary 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…

10th May

…originally. Cercis canadensis ‘Lavender Twist’ Cercis canadensis ‘Lavender Twist’ A clump of Lonicera japonica growing on an old stump. Lonicera japonica Lonicera japonica I wonder what this clematis growing through…

13th May

…suddenly emerged from the bare soil. aquilegia Rhododendron royallii ‘Caerhays Apricot’ Rhododendron royallii ‘Caerhays Apricot’ Rhododendron royallii ‘Caerhays Apricot’ This rhododendron was a gift to us. It is labelled Rhododendron…

25th July

…going over here but quite nice none the less at this stage in late July. Teucrium hir ‘Purple Tails’ Teucrium hir ‘Purple Tails’ Phlox ‘Pettermint Twist’ – although largely over…

14th March

…burmanicum) Rhododendron ‘Spinbur’ Aucuba himalaica var. dolichophylla Aucuba himalaica var. dolichophylla Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Prunus laurocerasus ‘Castlewellan’ Amazing daffodils from Ron Scamp.‘Apricot Whirl’ ‘Apricot Whirl’ ‘Pink Glacier’ ‘Pink Glacier’ Corydalis…

5th June

…Chelsea stand as cut branches in 2017. Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus Azalea ‘Moidart’ in full shade. Also very late into flower and a gentle apricot-pink fading paler here. Azalea ‘Moidart’…

31st August

…One small cone has a twist of needles at the top. Abies homolepis Abies homolepis Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ with a sparse second flowering. Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ The…

27th May

…x mutabilis ‘Induta’ is a slow growing dome shaped tree with apricot flowers with yellow markings. Today it is the best show of any of the 12 aesculus species and…

11th October

…ago. Asia will need the long handled pruners to gather up enough seed to send to David West. It is faintly apricot in colour now having been yellow earlier. Cotoneaster…

17th June

…perhaps the meeting was dull enough for his mind to wander dangerously into unchartered territory. 2015 – CHW A Rhododendron royalii hybrid (‘Royal Flush’? Yellow or apricot) has survived powdery…