12th April

…reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ – another good red. Camellia reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ Camellia reticulata ‘Red Emperor’ Camellia reticulata ‘Fortyniner’ – another one we have sold. Camellia reticulata ‘Fortyniner’ Camellia reticulata ‘Tom…

20th February

…Bond Street which are pink as they should be, this looks like the true Blood Red arboreum. Blood Red arboreum Blood Red arboreum A Magnolia ‘Caerhays Belle’ sister seedling (and…

10th December

Corner where it had begun to cover the seat and encroach onto the path. ‘Cornish Red’ rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ rhododendron Nearby Camellia ‘Jovey Carlyon’ has its first flowers. This camellia…

12th March

…Rather better than ‘Cornish Red’ and very near the original clump of Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’. red hybrid red hybrid A newly planted (today) Podocarpus spinulosus which is a very welcome…

14th February

…‘Annas Red’ Helleborus orientalis ‘Annas Red’ Helleborus orientalis ‘Annas Red’ Helleborus orientalis ‘Annas Red’ A nice showing of dwarf blue iris in pots too. dwarf blue iris Despite the continuing…

7th August

…a clump. Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ Pennistetum alop. ‘Red Head’ A new grass to me Elymus arenarius with canes of light blue-grey…

1st February

Admiral’ is starting to come out by Georges Hut. A very good red indeed and a Caerhays hybrid. About its normal flowering time. Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’ Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’ The…

12th November

…Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ that flowered last autumn is out again. The flowers look a bit premature and are not quite fully formed. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ A light…

15th November

…Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ has a few secondary flowers towards the Four in Hand which is not unusual at Christmas but perhaps it is in November. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Red’ Rhododendron ‘Cornish

10th June

…garden in a fortnight or so. The adjacent Loderi ‘King George’ is over but some years the two coincide. CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red giant’ CORNUS florida ‘Red