18th July

…Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ – squat growing and double white flowers Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ Agapanthus ‘Double Diamond’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Charlotte’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight Star’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight Star’ Agapanthus ‘Moonlight…

26th May

…the deciduous azaleas which are still out on the drive and elsewhere. Azalea “Canon’s Double” is making a good show with plenty of flowers. Azalea “Canon’s Double” Azalea “Canon’s Double”…

9th May

…also. White undersides to its leaves. Sorbus japonica Sorbus japonica Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Baumannii’ with its double flowers – three weeks earlier than last year. Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Baumannii’ Acer truncatum var….

17th April

…three weeks ago. Rhododendron johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ The Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ clump below Tin Garden is at its best and, against a…

25th March

…but rather larger. ‘C M Hovey’ looks close but that is a much more recently bred hybrid. Well worth Asia propagating anyway. Paeony form double red camellia Paeony form double

12th April

…a red camellia? Some/most flowers are single with large stamens but others are more semi double with stamens and some have no stamens at all and are almost formal, albeit…

5th March

…Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Rebeccas Perfume’ Magnolia denudata ‘Double Diamond’. Not really a full double but more tepals than in conventional M. denudata. The plant at Burncoose is labelled M. denudata ‘Dubbel’…

23rd April

…2) in the Isla Rose Plantation. The unusual double flowered Rhododendron Johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron Johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron Johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Isla Rose meets a cow who isn’t excited…

5th May

…The pink form of Rhododendron edgeworthii is a stunner. Rather better than our own ‘BertsOwn’ a similar but less striking edgeworthii hybrid. RHODODENDRON johnstoneanum‘Double Diamond’ RHODODENDRON johnstoneanum ‘Double Diamond’ Rhododendron…

11th July

…arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ – incredibly blue foliage in full sun Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ Elymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ Geranium pratense ‘Algera Double’ Geranium pratense ‘Algera Double’ Geranium pratense ‘Algera Double’…