10th April

…Azalea ‘Palestrina’ under the main Magnolia campbellii. Palestrina often produces a branch with mauve flowers rather than the predominant normal white. A couple of plants here have not only mauve

7th July

…dyckioides Puya dyckioides Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Callistemon ‘Mauve Mist’ Strelitzia reginae in flower outside on a dry bank Strelitzia reginae 2018 – CHW Jaimie has found two…

11th March

…Higher Quarry Nursery and the mess are two rather delicate semi evergreen azaleas: one pink and one mauve. I have now idea of their names so need to consult the…

28th May

…a gentle mauve. Very attractive. Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ We saw what a late frost had done to the Gunnera plants nearest the bottom of the hill a…

15th September

…A mauve flower which fades markedly as it matures to a light mauve-pink. Good white indumentum under the leaves. Buddleia limitanea Buddleia limitanea Strobilanthes rankanensis was a gift from Hergest…

11th November

…out and one could even hint that the ‘spring’ season had started. Rhododendron nobleanum Rhododendron nobleanum Rhododendron nobleanum A pale blue flowering form of Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ (‘Bowles Variety’)…

28th October

…lotus – another yellow of some merit. Diospyros lotus Callicarpa kwangtungensis – mauve/violet fruits as well as dappled colours on the fading leaves. Callicarpa kwangtungensis Callicarpa kwangtungensis Callicarpa bodinieri ‘Profusion’…

14th September

…Whitish in bud opening light mauve with not all the flowers coming out at once to give a foxtail appearance. Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Fox’ Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Fox’ We have…

6th September

…second up the drive. banks Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta out late as usual in September. A good mauve and white combination. We need to propagate this as it is a…

17th June

…for the visitors. yew ‘chapel’ 2018 – CHW Azalea indicum has many coloured forms from mauve-purple to red and dark red. The clumps on the drive, in the Auklandii Garden…