25th December

…this Christmas. primrose Campion still in flower – as we have seen in previous mild autumns. Campion The Rhododendron, Camellia & Magnolia Group have asked members to do a ‘Christmas

31st December

…not quite this year! Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ The daffodils on the drive have grown several inches in the last week of mild, warm weather….

17th December

…here and lacking the pink tinge which makes the clump at Burncoose hedge so attractive. A poor neighbour to ‘Winter Intruder’. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Next door again…

2nd April

…damage at all. Corydalis solida ‘Beth Evans’ Corydalis solida ‘Beth Evans’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ flowering three months late in this peculiar year. Not bad though. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas

5th January

…year it was very strangely late. I have not noticed the potted plants in the nursery performing yet either. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Even earlier than usual (and…

26th December

…Secondary flowers. Azalea ‘Greenway’ Azalea ‘Greenway’ A few rather insipid flowers emerging on Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’. It was late last year too but is normally on time. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’…

24th January

…cinnamomeum A week on and Magnolia ‘Todd’s Fortyniner’ is progressing well with no frost damage. Magnolia ‘Todd’s Fortyniner’ Magnolia ‘Todd’s Fortyniner’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ now at its best a month…

28th January

…the last week. Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ Magnolia ‘Todds Fortyniner’ A rather better plant of Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ than the one we saw recently on the drive. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron…

2nd March

…praecox and ‘Christmas Cheer’ praecox and ‘Christmas Cheer’ ‘Ostara’ and cilpinense ‘Ostara’ and cilpinense ‘Ostara’ and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ ‘Ostara’ and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ cilpinense and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ cilpinense and ‘Bric-a-Brac’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ at…

6th January

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2022 – CHW Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ is a little late again this year. Rhododendron ‘Christmas