Contributors to the Garden Diary

…or read ‘Caerhays Castle’ by Charles Williams published by Pasticcio in 2011. CHW 2015- Charles H Williams Charles the current owner and curator of Caerhays Gardens and lives in the…

28th April

…to enjoy anyway. Planted here in 2005. Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ This all takes three hours with ‘Abs’ the producer. Thankfully it does…

24th April

…gifts of cuttings by Caerhays in the 1960s to Japan and America. These would be absolutely prohibited today.From: Sally Hayward Sent: 22 April 2020 12:16 To: Charles Williams PA Subject:…

3rd July

…(4 May( about Charles Williams and Caerhays has coincided with my revisiting our family history, and I have recently found two photos of Tommy Michael, who I believe was a…

30th May

…an Azalea ‘Amoena’. Magnolia sieboldii Magnolia ‘Charles Coates’ full out on the Burncoose drive nearby (Magnolia sieboldii x Magnolia tripetala). Magnolia ‘Charles Coates’ Magnolia ‘Charles Coates’ Magnolia ‘Charles Coates’ My…

27th March

…Camellia japonica. The latter is more popular today with the public but undeservedly so. It flowers much later than the Dr too. Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Rhododendron arboreum…

1st April

…good young plants of Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ with their first flowers at least that I have seen. Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ Magnolia…

16th July

…the true species. Perhaps Magnolia ‘Ralph’ or ‘Charles Coates’? Not quite like the M. ‘Charles Coates’ at Burncoose in flower form (more yellowish than white) and colour though? Nevertheless it…

23rd March

…year except on the lower branches. younger Magnolia ‘J C Williams’ A young Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ is coming out. Very similar to Magnolia ‘Princess Margaret’ I think. Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’…

18th January

…Michael’ by Tin Garden full out. Camellia x williamsii ‘Charles Michael’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Charles Michael’ ‘King Alfred’ daffodils in Kennel Close. The first clump to flower here. ‘King Alfred’…