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…

23rd March

…I think. Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ Another young Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ with its first ever flower. Magnolia ‘Felix Jury’ Another slightly later into flower (in fact our third…

28th April

…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 not rain…

24th April

…there are plants surviving in Japan today. […]From: Sally Hayward Sent: 28 April 2020 10:32 To: Charles Williams PA Subject: An update from Steve Hootman, Rhododendron Species Foundation Dear Charles

3rd July

…as head gardener 1956 to 1996. From: Sally Hayward Sent: 28 June 2020 11:56 To: Charles Williams PA Subject: Transcription of Philip Tregunna’s listing of Plant Gifts 1957-1995 Dear Charles

15th March

…Stervinou nurseries in France. Camellia ‘Italiana Vera’ Slightly battered Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’. Magnolia ‘Charles Raffill’ Last shots of a perfect Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’. Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Magnolia ‘Philip Tregunna’ Rhododendron…

26th April

…very nearly ‘Charles Michael’ which had died out on us but still hangs in there at Burncoose. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ x Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ x Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Then…

30th May

…the other side of the drive but skimmed an Azalea ‘Amoena’. Magnolia sieboldii Magnolia ‘Charles Coates’ full out on the Burncoose drive nearby (Magnolia sieboldii x Magnolia tripetala). Magnolia ‘Charles

27th March

…Dr too. Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Camellia ‘Miss Charleston’ Rhododendron arboreum ‘Sir Charles Lemon’ just coming out. Except Sir Charles should be white flowered! The leaf indumentum is correct but not…

1st April

…Stachyurus chinensis Some 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…