16th July

…too? Political correctness again of course but total ignorance, vandalism and worse in reality. crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety crocosmia variety 2016 – CHW The five Magnolia ‘Caerhays Splendour’…

26th April

…Rhododendron ‘Damaris’ Rhododendron ‘Damaris’ A Rhododendron arboreum variety or hybrid with distinct spotting in the trumpets. One survivor from a large clump planted here 20 years ago. Rhododendron arboreum variety

27th May

…Ghent azalea variety late flowering Ghent azalea variety I thought I had seen enough Primula helodoxa on our Chelsea stand but there is now a good show outside my study…

16th June

…nicely out or just going over in a pot. Very delicate small flowers. Styrax americanus Styrax americanus First flowering in the nursery of Roscoea x beesiana. This variety is two…

9th June

…pushed to separately identify the two if you did not know. Clearly this is a clonal variety and not a separate species as thought until fairly recently. Styrax japonicus ‘Fargesii’…

12th June

…see a pure white variety with no central flash of another colour listed in the new Hillier’s. Asia ought to try cuttings now. azalea azalea 2019 – CHW Cornus kousa…

14th April

…‘Patriot’ Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ just out too at the very top. This is a x brooklynensis hybrid or variety too. Magnolia ‘Sunsation’ Phillyrea angustifolia full out in flower. This has become…

1st May

variety called ‘Showy Lantern’ out for the first time. A clump of three plants above the greenhouse. Very good! Enkianthus campanulatus variety called ‘Showy Lantern’ Enkianthus campanulatus variety called ‘Showy…

30th March

…the Isle of Wight but I am now, in enforced isolation, tackling the final batch of 120 to 150 care articles for every genus or species/variety of plant which Burncoose…

13th November

…palmatum variety Acer palmatum variety 2017 – CHW Vandalism on the bridge over the River Luney outside the Bottom Lodge. Clearly someone objected to the no parking sign on this…