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…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

…[…]From: Sally Hayward Sent: 28 April 2020 10:32 To: Charles Williams PA Subject: An update from Steve Hootman, Rhododendron Species Foundation Dear Charles I have heard back from Steve Hootman….

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…

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’…

11th March

…the year in flower Below Donkey Shoe is another storm casualty I mentioned on Wednesday. One of three mature Pieris ‘Charles Michael’ which has already had to be cut up…

5th June

…1991 – FJW Rain has come just in time for two royal visits to the county and the R.C Show. 1952 – CW Charles Michael operated on today. Azaleas going…

16th April

…‘Lila Naff’ First flowers out on Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ below Donkey Shoe. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride’ Magnolia ‘Mighty Mouse’ flowering better than ever before. This is a tiny…

23rd December

‘Beatrice Michael’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Beatrice Michael’ A young Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ which has shed the first layer of defence on nearly all of its buds as you can see…

7th March

…the colour properly. What a colour! Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Magnolia ‘Bishop Michael’ Rhododendron Golden Oriole var ‘Busaco’ – a hint of red in the…