27th April

King’ (“Mattfru”) of New Zealand origin showing off for the first time properly here. No crab apples yet. Malus ‘Jelly King’ As is Malus x purpurea ‘Crimson Cascade’ which is…

9th April

…young plants in an east wind near the Playhouse. Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ and Rhododendron loderi ‘King George’ in the background. An odd and spectacular combination….

12th April

…Hardly looks like a reticulata. Camellia reticulata ‘Pink Dahlia’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’…

10th March

…have just arrived in the nursery. agave Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Snow Queen’ in flower. Magnolia ‘Pickard’s Snow Queen’ Sophora ‘Sun King’ full out now. Sophora ‘Sun King’ Correa nummularifolia is new…

17th November

…one ‘Borde Hill Farm’ ‘Borde Hill Farm’ ‘Crimson King’ ‘Crimson King’ ‘Crimson King’ ‘Marie Steiner’ ‘Marie Steiner’ ‘Marie Steiner’ ‘Showa-no-sake’ ‘Showa-no-sake’ ‘Showa-no-sake’ ‘Showa-no-sake’ ‘Showa-no-sake’ ‘Yoimachi’ ‘Yoimachi’ ‘Yoimachi’ ‘Misty Morn’ –…

28th June

…in the scorching heat. Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’ Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’ 2017 – CHW Gentle rain all day which is just what the garden needed. It is about three…

24th April

…Cydonia oblonga Cydonia oblonga Cydonia oblonga Cydonia oblonga Dicentra ‘Valentine’ was tall growing and impressively dark in colour. Well worth growing. Dicentra ‘Valentine’ Dicentra ‘Valentine’ Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’ in…

8th April

…‘Silver King’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Silver King’ Quercus monimotricha which Asia has cleverly grown from cuttings. Drooping silvery new growth on tall erect shoots. Quercus monimotricha Quercus monimotricha First flowers on…

25th March

…inner tepals and on the outer tepals only in bud. It seems to fade as they open. Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Powder…

15th April

…old beech tree taking down an old beech tree taking down an old beech tree taking down an old beech tree The Ilex platyphylla windbreak will now have more light…