13th February

…cirrhosa and C. cirrhosa var. balerica is something which I must investigate more. The research is conflicting. Clematis cirrhosa var. balerica Clematis cirrhosa var. balerica Clematis cirrhosa var. balerica and…

29th March

…Dancer’ Clematis alpina ‘Blue Dancer’ Clematis alpina ‘Francis Rivis’ just coming out which is much darker in colour. Clematis alpina ‘Francis Rivis’ Clematis alpina ‘Francis Rivis’ Picea abies ‘Rydal’ with…

7th March

Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’ on the wall below the greenhouse shows the pink buds and early opening flowers which turn to white. Quite a show today. Clematis armandii ‘Apple Blossom’…

5th September

…Man’s Beard). Clematis vitalba Clematis vitalba Clematis vitalba Clematis vitalba The extension to the graveyard at St Michaels Caerhays is now fenced and ready for dedication by the bishop. The…

17th April

…have stayed at work. Nicely in flower today were some newer additions to the website and an old favourite or two as well: Clematis alpina ‘Broughton Bride’ Clematis alpina ‘Broughton…

8th December

…out by now anyway. Clematis cirrhosa ‘Landsdowne Gem’ Clematis cirrhosa ‘Landsdowne Gem’ Clematis cirrhosa ‘Landsdowne Gem’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ is now full out and beginning to look as attractive as…

6th January

…the top of this huge 20ft plus climber. Clematis armandii Clematis armandii Clematis armandii 2019 – CHW Jaimie visited Heligan gardens yesterday where he photographed Cestrum elegans in full flower…

A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…the glasshouse with orange indumentum on the new growth. May be hardy enough for outside. Magnolia dandyi Magnolia dandyi Magnolia dandyi Clematis tubulosa (I think). Clematis tubulosa Clematis tubulosa Magnolia…

20th September

…seeing Clematis armandii having a second flowering either. Clematis armandii Clematis armandii But it is very common in Cytisus ‘Porlock’. Cytisus ‘Porlock’ The last flower for this year on Romneya…

12th January

…I suspect. The reference books say C. var. balerica has pale yellow flowers. These are yellowish in bud but fading to white. Clematis cirrhosa var. balerica Clematis cirrhosa var. balerica…