25th December

…sunny Christmas Day! Azalea ‘Hinomayo’ out for Christmas as usual – well just the odd twig here and there really! Azalea ‘Hinomayo’ The darker of the two original wild collected…

13th February

…before Camellia ‘Black Magic’ Camellia ‘Black Magic’ Camellia champetre ‘Christmas Daffodil’ – hardly daffodil like! Camellia champetre ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia ‘Memphis Belle’ – a rather blowsier version of Camellia ‘Nagasaki’…

27th February

…T Dees’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ extraordinary holly-like leaves! Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia ‘Holly Bright’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Camellia x williamsii…

23rd December

…us to see the new daffodil clumps properly but some of the daffs are already in bud. Grass cutting Grass cutting daffodil clumps Camellia ‘Volunteer’ is a new one to…

31st December

…insipid really. One would only grow it to have a rhodo out on Christmas Day and it was not quite this year! Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ Rhododendron ‘Christmas

13th January

…this size left now on the drive. Daphniphyllum macropodum Daphniphyllum macropodum 2017 – CHW First wild daffodil out at the Four in Hand. wild daffodil Snowdrops around the daffodils. Snowdrops…

12th March

…a bit of Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ alongside by the greenhouses. Rhododendron grande Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’ actually out in March and battered by the hail and rain. Camellia ‘Christmas Daffodil’ Michelia…

9th January

…flowers on Camellia ‘Adolphe Audusson’ by the Four in Hand. Camellia ‘Adolphe Audusson’ First actual flower buds on a wild daffodil. Sadly nibbled. wild daffodil 2018 – CHW Polyspora longicarpa…

26th December

…emerging on Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’. It was late last year too but is normally on time. Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’ The elderly and nearly dead (after 20 to 25 years) Daphne…

17th December

…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 are a fine young clump…