26th April

…‘Orange Dream’ just in leaf with Rhododendron niveum. Acer palmatum ‘Orange Dream’ One of Dad’s hybrids (unnamed) Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ x Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’. This one (in a group of three)…

1st August

…the birds away. Pear ‘Merton Pride’ Pear ‘Conference’ has only a sparse showing next to it. Pear ‘Conference’ Apple ‘Coxs Orange Pippin’ was starting to colour up nicely. Apple ‘Coxs

14th October

…x virgata ‘Sunsplash’ Corokia x virgata ‘Sunsplash’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is putting on a decent autumn show although the best of its orange twigs are yet to emerge as…

15th September

…Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum prunifolium Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is turning in colour to yellow and its orange new shoots are going from red to orange as they will be soon….

1st December

…‘Glauca’ planted by HRH Prince Charles during a visit here. Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca’ Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ now finally leafless. Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ Photinia macrophylla (HWJ 5614) which I…

27th May

…(but quite absurd) in locations like this. Trevarrick Trevarrick Trevarrick Trevarrick Rhododendron (Azalea) calendulaceum ‘Sandling orange-red form’ is new to us and flowering for the first time. Unspectacular perhaps but…

2nd October

…in the greenhouse (Hedychium densiflorum ‘Assam Orange’, H. gardnerianum and H. coronarium). I need to bring over from the nursery Hedychium greenii (red flowers) and Hedychium aurantiacum (orange) to start…

28th August

…Bickford-Smith Hedychium gardnerianum ‘Assam Orange’ just out below the Rabbit Warren in its new site. Hedychium gardnerianum ‘Assam Orange’ The prize giving after the clay shoot. prize giving prize giving…

4th November

…up and their rabbit wires removed. Slow growing indeed. Ghent azalea Tilia cordata ‘Winter Orange’ is now exhibiting its orange twigs even more clearly than a fortnight ago. A fine…

26th September

…Red’ and ‘Saphyr Orange’ Pyracantha ‘Saphyr Red’ and ‘Saphyr Orange’ And early autumn colours too starting to appear here and there. Asimina triloba has leaves which are nearly yellow as…