13th May

Group – in the rhodo planting above Rogers Quarry. Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ (our own hybrid) might just make it for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ Rhododendron ‘Nancor’…

25th April

Hawk’ is nearly swamped out by adjacent magnolias (as was the plan) but what a dark red. Perhaps the darkest and best? Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ I memory…

2nd June

…will write more when I get her findings and renaming after her two day visit.Along the way I spot two flowers on Rhododendron ‘Crest’ (Hawk Group) just coming out. Rhododendron…

7th February

…veitchianum Group Rhododendron veitchianum Group Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’ is full out but starting to shed petals (tepals). A lighter colour than usual as I have said before. Magnolia ‘Bishop Peter’…

9th April

Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum – long since gone from Caerhays due to the powdery mildew and rust infections of…

9th May

…flowering in the species collection were: Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnabarinum subsp xanthocodon Purpurellum Group

26th April

…‘Lady Montagu Group’ (Exbury) is quite nice but not a ‘Mrs Butler’ special. Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lady Montagu Group’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Cameo’ just coming out. Five years from…

4th June

…course, a garden tour. Another pinkish Rhododendron royalii hybrid has one flower. pinkish Rhododendron royalii hybrid Here is part of the group photo. group photo group photo group photo 2016…

23rd May

…Rhododendron cinnabarinum ‘Roylei Group’ (2) Rhododendron cinnabarinum ‘Roylei Group’ (1) Another batch of my father’s hybrids which are fairly variable but quite nice. I will catch up on those when…

5th May

…we saw last week. Planted deliberately for the colour contrast 100 years ago I guess? Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ A young plant of Rhododendron tethropeplum; one of the…