11th March

…‘Silver Anniversary’ The dainty Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ is a great show below Burns Bank. Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Camellia ‘Cornish Spring’ Masses to see and admire on a rather unmotherly Sunday….

8th April

…sasanqua ‘Sweet Jane’ Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ – ditto. Camellia ‘Spring Festival’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Camellia ‘Spring Mist’ Prunus maakii ‘Amber Beauty’ – glorious in full flower. Ours has not yet….

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…

9th December

…the garden still to show. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Carpinus kawakamii proving yet again that it is an evergreen…

1st February

…will be some flowers still to come out for weeks yet. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia reticulata ‘Mary Williams’ full out. A 1931 planting and just behind the…

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays

Magnolias and Climate Change at Caerhays? In this absurdly early spring where the magnolias first started coming out on 2 nd January, at least a month before all known records,…

12th October

…chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Corylopsis ‘Spring Purple’ has as good an autumn display as its spring bronzy leaves. This early leaf bronzing is seldom seen in small young plants in pots….

23rd May

Cornish Cruisers Proper Cornish Cruisers Proper Cornish Cruisers Indigofera howellii ‘Reginald Cory’ has flowered nicely by the Playhouse. Indigofera howellii ‘Reginald Cory’ Indigofera howellii ‘Reginald Cory’ Indigofera howellii ‘Reginald Cory’…

20th February

…with the ‘Cornish Snow’ over the years. Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ Camellia ‘Cornish Snow’ The flowers on Camellia ‘Lady Clare’ are enormous this year with quite a bit of white patterning…

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…