12th June

…only a variegated twig remains. We did not notice the problem in time. Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Sorbus wilsoniana in flower. The…

10th June

…saw two days ago at Caerhays. Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Cornus kousa ‘Samaritan’ which is not much different. Both have wavy leaves…

26th March

…growth habit. Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia pseudokobus ‘Kubushi-modoki’ is just opening and the flowers will open out flat which is the great attribute of…

27th February

…T Dees’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ extraordinary holly-like leaves! Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii…

30th March

…their last flowers destroyed in hailstorms two weeks ago. Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ A troika of tiny flowered Camellia ‘Coral Bright’, ‘Fairy Blush’ and ‘Fairy Wand’. Camellia ‘Coral Bright’, ‘Fairy Blush’…

7th May

…had been grown from a Caerhays scion. Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Magnolia ‘Judy Zuk’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ The best thing today at Wisley were the…

24th March

…excellent magnolia which I think they bred and named although not in Jim Gardiner’s magnolia book? Who was Phelan Bright? Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ 2018 – CHW A…

7th June

…the Rockery. Dead hydrangea Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ where the graft has swamped the Wolf Eyes! Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ Assorted colours of Azalea indica outside the Rockery which Jack…

8th April

Bright’ Magnolia ‘Phelan Bright’ Malus hupehensis which has died out at Caerhays. Malus hupehensis Malus hupehensis Cornus nuttallii ‘Pink Blush’ with little pink but a choice plant which we ought…

4th April

…a massive hailstorm which wrecks the magnolias in Giddle Orchard before our eyes. Not a good start to the Garden of the Year celebrations. 2015 – CHW The Rhododendron grande…