10th May

…rhodos have short lives and die off quickly not least from over flowering. Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Prunus jo-nioi planted alongside in 2006 has made a…

2nd May

…Another candidate is out far too early. Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ The gorgeous scented Rhododendron ‘Ann Teese’ which we saw for the first time last year…

28th December

…trying to come out four months early. Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ 2000 – FJW Cold spell started – south coast of Cornwall the mildest place to…

4th April

…got muddy and a scrape back to the stone base is needed. mini digger Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ just opening. A bit earlier than usual perhaps. Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’…

RHS Savill Garden – Flower Show Pictures – 2018

…‘Countess of Haddington’ (indoor grown) Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Pinus wallichiana with cones Pinus wallichiana Pinus wallichiana Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Little Spire’ Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Little Spire’ Chamaecyparis…

11th April

Haddington’ just coming out. Plastered in flower. Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Ann Teese’ from Glendoick is perhaps the best thing in the garden (rhodo wise)…

21st August

…hippocastanum This is the time of the year when honey fungus strikes and, as the grass is cut, so some unexpected deaths appear. Here a Rhododendron Countess of Haddington by…

26th April

…and the self-employed. Not much thanks for that of course and still plenty of aggrieved bleaters who have fallen through the net (Branson of all people!) which of course they…

8th April

…for the best rhododendron truss in the show for ‘Countess of Haddington’. Then off around the Savill Garden with John Anderson and Harvey Stephens. Michael receives the cup Michael receives…

16th April

…1897 – JCW R thomsonii, Falconeri, Fortunei and Countess of Haddington all open well. Tree ferns large and small have most of them started. The late poeticus begun to open….