25th May

…at Chelsea 20+ years ago on the Mallet Court Nursery stand. Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ Aesculus sylvatica planted in Tin Garden has its first six…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Fagacaea

…yunnanensis Quercus affinis from Mexico with acorns forming. Quercus affinis Quercus affinis Calycanthus chinensis (formerly Sinocalycanthus chinensis) with its last pink tinged flowers and huge leaves. The buds are rather…

6th July

…Chip’ Podocarpus elongatus ‘Blue Chip’ Still several good flowers on Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ which we had full out on the stand at Chelsea six weeks ago. Calycanthus x…

12th May

…those small show ‘tweaks’ which only those with serious show experience will know! box balls Another fabulous acer. Another fabulous acer. The calycanthus buds are perfectly poised to be fully…

18th June

…out after two to three weeks of showing colour. Magnolia globosa Magnolia globosa Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ First flowering at Caerhays of the yellow Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’. Not as nice as…

30th April

…show on the batch of specimen sized plants of Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’. Some held back in the cool for Chelsea. Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ Do not the Viburnum plicatum…

24th October

…the drive. Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ Cercis ‘Forest Pansy’ The schima is still full out and receiving the strong winds. schima Calycanthus raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ is turning a…

24th July

…highlights. Endless oaks are rather dull to most so here are a few flowers! Itea yunnanensis Calycanthus chinensis Calycanthus chinensis 2017 – CHW A trip to Eddington’s Nursery outside Nettlestone….

20th May

…have seen and to inform those who did not have the ‘luxury’ of visiting Chelsea themselves. STYRAX japonicus MAGNOLIA summer solstice MAGNOLIA sieboldii FURCRAEA EUPHORBIA ERIOBOTHRYA CALYCANTHUS venus 2016 –…

21st May

…that the website can now show the whole stand with key insets of: Viburnum plicatum ‘Kilimanjaro Sunrise’ Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Victoria’ Lupinus…