1st May

…Show Tunnel May 2017 Show Tunnel May 2017 Show Tunnel May 2017 Show Tunnel May 2017 A beschorneria has a huge flowering spike which should be perfect in three weeks’…

20th May

…20th May Chelsea stand 20th May Chelsea stand 20th May Chelsea stand 20th May Chelsea stand Karol starts to take close ups of the key plants on the stand even…

13th May

…Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘May Day’, bred by my grandfather, A M Williams, is sadly far too far out for Chelsea. Yet another! Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Rhododendron ‘May Day’ Rhododendron ‘May

8th May

…– May. Recurvas at their best. 1915 – JCW No May. Auklandii fair, daffs over, Orbiculare ½ open and so Baylei, a bad rhodo’ year from the frost. 1913 –…

27th May

…and fallen rhodo flowers as well. Quercus acuta Maytenus boaria with its drooping branches. Maytenus boaria Meliosma veitchiorum in full flower. Meliosma veitchiorum Meliosma veitchiorum Meliosma veitchiorum This Pinus insignis…

17th May

…Rhododendron ‘Excelsior’? Rhododendron yakushimanum? Rhododendron ‘Silberwolke’? Rhododendron ‘Hachmann’s Polaris’ My rhododendron naming may be a bit inaccurate but these were taken during a wedding! 2021 – CHW A welcome sight….

12th May

…gift from Caerhays. My great aunt, Mary Williams, moved to Trewidden following the death of her husband, Rt Hon Charles Williams, in 1955. Elizabeth Bolitho worked at Caerhays for Mary…

2nd May

…smirnowii. Interesting new shoots. Rhododendron smirnowii Rhododendron smirnowii My grandfather’s Rhododendron ‘May Day’ covered in flower. Rhododendron ‘May Day’ 2020 – CHW A trip to the greenhouses to look for…

29th May

…go to make room in this little glade. may be Rhododendron ‘Purity’ may be Rhododendron ‘Purity’ I do not know the name of this rather delicate white-blotched yellow deciduous azalea….

26th May

…– Maytenus magellanica arrived from Burncoose last week. Maytenus magellanica Parastyrax sp. Nova (15185) from Crûg was acquired last year. Very expensive indeed but it has made huge growth in…