A trip to Tregrehan to study Hydrangeas

…a trio. Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea angustipetala Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group

25th April

…Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ in the Rockery is one of the later evergreen azaleas to flower. The best very dark red? Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ This is Rhododendron reticulatum…

13th May

…over six days with just four build up tickets? Rhododendron Naomi Group – in the rhodo planting above Rogers Quarry. Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron Naomi Group Rhododendron ‘Nancor’ (our own…

4th May

…borderline with us even in full shelter. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xantocodon Purpurellum Group Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp. xantocodon Purpurellum Group There has always been a question mark over the naming of…

2nd June

…day visit.Along the way I spot two flowers on Rhododendron ‘Crest(Hawk Group) just coming out. Rhododendron ‘Crest(Hawk Group) Then Magnolia ‘?’ which I had not seen this year…

24th February

…the hall too. camellias in the hall John and Isla Rose assemble. John and Isla Rose Godparents group photo with Isla Rose central and still smiling with Katie. Godparents group

9th April

…year. Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum subsp xanthocodon ‘Purpurellum Group’ Rhododendron cinnarbarinum – long since gone from Caerhays due to the…

5th May

…Rhododendron reticulatum Rhododendron reticulatum Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ just coming out. A good contrast soon between the other colours. Azalea ‘Black Hawk’ Rhododendron kiusianum was cut back hard two years ago…

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’…

6th March

…to track and identify. Another group of my father’s hybrids Another group of my father’s hybrids The group of five are all different and one has a hint of pink….