12th April

…the newer Nuccio’s are not really that much better even if perhaps larger and ‘blowsier’. Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ A rather nice…

26th March

…‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Rhododendron praestans just emerging on Sinogrande Walk. The colour fades to creamy white and becomes less exciting. Another plant on Rookery Path which is…

8th February

…First flower on the very dark ex Tregullow Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’. Nice buds too. Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Early flowers on a previously hidden pieris…

1st April

…‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ The granite boulder from Penryn Granite arrives at the cashpoint / entrance to the garden with the KPK trailer and Jonny Cann. Arthur Broom…

14th March

Rawes’ A young C. ‘Captain Rawes’ Rhododendron ‘Bo Peep’ is at its absolute best on the main ride (the yellow form) and on the drive (the pink form). This was…

15th April

…growth will yet emerge and they survive? A startling comeback if they do. Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ ‘Magnolia mania’ may have been delayed in this late…

3rd April

…flower but earlier and smaller. Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Mrs J C Williams’ Despite being nearly dead the three old Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ are still trying hard….

14th June

…reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’, which looked nearly dead last summer, has put on a good crop of new growth and may not yet be a basket case. Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’…

19th February

…Trewidden’s was nice a week ago. I will try and see Trewithen’s tomorrow after the Great Gardens meeting. Magnolia campbellii Magnolia campbellii Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ (dark Tregullow form) is…

8th March

…barns.Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ is just coming out in the Auklandii Garden. This plant was propagated at Tregullow disproving the commonly held view that reticulatas will not root as cuttings….