16th March

…a later flowerer. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ This is Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’ which continues to impress (Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ x Magnolia ‘Deep Purple…

11th November

…Camellia heimalis ‘Dazzler’ Camellia heimalis ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ below the borehole. I may have got these two sasanquas muddled up a week or two ago. Camellia ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ Camellia…

18th July

…huge clump by the top lodge but not that much flower except at the edges. Planted 2009 as a clump of three. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia…

5th August

…Lace’ nearby. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ which takes its name from the autumn leaf colour. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ A second flowering on Magnolia ‘Apollo’ –…

8th November

…the back yard Camellia sasanqua ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ is out by the Orchid House Nursery as is the elderly ‘Hugh Evans’ above the quarry. Camellia sasanqua ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Sparkling…

15th March

…What a colour and what a shape to the flower. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ The huge Michelia doltsopa by the Acer griseum full out today with only a…

31st March

…seller in due course. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ just out at the cash point. Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Prunus matsumae ‘Beni-Yutaka’ Rhododendron sinogrande ‘Lord Rudolph’ is…

8th April

…camschaticum Lysichiton camschaticum Sorbaria sorbifolia ‘Sem’ – superb double new coloured growth. Prunus ‘Royal Burgundy’ – well worth stocking. Prunus ‘Royal Burgundy’ Prunus ‘Royal Burgundy’ Xanthorhiza simplicissima – the huge…

31st October

…in the sun and east wind. Stewartia monodelpha Stewartia monodelpha Camellia sasanqua ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ full out above the greenhouse. A remarkable show in the sun. Camellia sasanqua ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ Camellia…

24th July

…huge stalks. Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ Crocosmia ‘Limpopo’ – newish in our catalogue but good. Crocosmia ‘Limpopo’ Crocosmia ‘Limpopo’ Echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’ – stunning red. Echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’…