1st April

…x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ Berberis wilsoniae just coming out below Slip Rail. Berberis wilsoniae Berberis wilsoniae Amelanchier lamarkii growing…

7th February

…williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ The insipid coloured Magnolia campbellii by Tin Garden is now nearly full out in the sun. Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii This Daphniphyllum…

19th April

…Cercis canadensis ‘Flame’ Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ has one flower left – a pretty decent one! Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ A carpet of flowers under the hedgerow of Camellia ‘Brigadoon’….

21st April

…in full leaf a week after we saw it last. Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ Fallen flowers of Camellia ‘Brigadoon’ and Rhododendron desquamatum. The former has been in flower for months but…

15th February

…apex of the young tree. Magnolia sargentiana ‘Blood Moon’ Oemleria cerasiformis nearly out in flower. Oemleria cerasiformis Likewise Rhododendron ‘Ostara’. Rhododendron ‘Ostara’ First two flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’….

31st January

…afar. Ten to twelve weeks earlier than normal. Michelia doltsopa Camellia x williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ has one perfect flower on the main ride by the tree fern. This clump was cut…

9th March

…x ‘Orangeade’ Magnolia sargentiana robusta x sprengeri ‘Diva’ Second Prize Pieris japonica ‘Forrest Flame’, Erica arborea & Azara microphylla Camellia ‘Brigadoon’ First Prize While cutting for the show Jaimie spotted…

28th March

…One of the best dozen x williamsii varieties I think and well up with Debbie, Brigadoon, Anticipation etc. Parrotia persica has a most extraordinary branch and stem structure in this…