16th March

…bred winner which will go on to be very popular as a later flowerer. Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ Magnolia ‘Burgundy Star’ This is Magnolia ‘Aphrodite’…

8th November

…‘Winter’s Joy’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Joy’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Joy’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Paradise Glow’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Paradise Glow’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Plantation Pink’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Plantation Pink’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Paradise Blush’….

11th November

…‘Dazzler’ Camellia heimalis ‘Dazzler’ A cut flower of Camellia ‘Dazzler’ alongside Camellia heimalis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’. Camellia heimalis ‘Dazzler’ Camellia heimalis ‘Dazzler’ Camellia ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ below the borehole. I may have…

26th March

…a year ago. Prunus x persica ‘Spring Glow’ Prunus x persica ‘Spring Glow’ Magnolia ‘Anne Leitner’ (M. ‘Black Tulip’ x M. ‘J.C. Williams’). Magnolia ‘Anne Leitner’ Magnolia ‘Anne Leitner’ Magnolia…

29th October

…overall size and in the number of petals in each double flower. Camellia x hiemalis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ Camellia x hiemalis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ The wind has brought down mountains of seed…

25th April

…over. Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Amber Glow’ Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Amber Glow’ Aesculus neglecta ‘Erythroblastos’ – superb new growth which radically changes colour as it emerges. Aesculus neglecta ‘Erythroblastos’ Aesculus neglecta ‘Erythroblastos’ Prunus…

18th July

…flower except at the edges. Planted 2009 as a clump of three. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Pee Wee’ which is a spreading variety which does not…

5th August

…survivors of five planted in 2009. No flowers on H. quercifolia ‘White Lace’ nearby. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ which takes its name from the autumn leaf colour. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Burgundy’ Hydrangea…

12th July

…in the nursery even as they come into flower. Should we try dwarf growing ones like ‘Balmy Purple’ here? Monarda ‘Balmy Purple’ An excellent display of Ajuga reptans ‘Burgundy Glow’…

13th April

…anything like as good as Tom Hudson’s plant and I wonder if they are indeed true to name? Enkianthus serrulatus Likewise three Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Ruby Glow’. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Ruby Glow’…