26th April

…the true species – Chaenomeles cathayensis. Chaenomeles cathayensis Chaenomeles cathayensis The second one is a small spreading shrub with single orange flowers. Very probably the true species; Chaenomeles japonica or…

4th April

…of Haddington’ An ancient Chaenomeles japonica with old rotten fruit and flowers! Chaenomeles japonica Chaenomeles japonica Chaenomeles japonica Our one surviving Daphniphyllum macropodum just about to flower profusely. Daphniphyllum macropodum…

13th September

…superba ‘Crimson and Gold’ with ripe bright red quinces. Chaenomeles x superba ‘Crimson and Gold’ A single very late flower on Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’. Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’ Erica…

16th April

…as they should be, but I think they will yet fade in colour. Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’ Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’ The dwarf Rhododendron russatum in the Rockery. Rhododendron russatum…

6th March

…again. Romeya coulteri Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Nivalis’ also untouched in flower on a wall in the nursery. Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Nivalis’ Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Nivalis’ Then a lengthy presentation from an excellent business…

2nd December

…door the small quinces on Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’ have turned yellowish orange and are being eaten my mice, rats or pheasants. Terrible smell. Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’ Chaenomeles speciosa…

19th October

…growing shrub and not yet smelling unpleasant. Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’ Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Geisha Girl’ Symphoricarpos albus has clusters of white ‘snowberries’ on the lawn although in full shade here….

6th April

…dwarfish Chaenomeles on the lawn a mass of orange-red flowers. Chaenomeles Chaenomeles The mini digger has cleared and levelled the path on Sinogrande Walk. path on Sinogrande Walk The mini…

16th January

…flower with fruit still on the tree. We have simply known it as the quince below Slip Rail. Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Umbilicata’ Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Umbilicata’ Camellia grisjii full out. Camellia grisjii…

24th March

…Prunus incisa ‘The Bride’ Prunus incisa ‘The Bride’ Prunus incisa ‘The Bride’ Chaenomeles ‘Geisha Girl’ Chaenomeles ‘Geisha Girl’ Berberis linearifolia ‘Orange King’ Berberis linearifolia ‘Orange King’ Back at Caerhays a…