24th April

…perfect for Chelsea. Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ nearly over by the main quarry. A much dwarfer scented variety Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron…

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…

31st March

…is now our best example of ‘Princess Margaret’. Another has partially keeled over. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Prunus ‘Matsumae-beni-yukata’ full out and splendid. The National Trust…

20th March

…about soil and shelter not to mention their attraction to deer. We see: Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lasca Beauty’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia…

12th April

…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’ Camellia…

21st March

…for the princesses’ intervention. Caerhays bred along with ‘Kew Surprise’. Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Princess Margaret’ The true, original, and small growing (Trewithen) Magnolia cylindrica just coming out….

27th February

…paler and more floriferous form in the garden too. Camellia granthamiana Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ now full out in one of the greenhouses. Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume Princess’ Daphne ‘Perfume…

13th April

Princess’ has very sparse flowers. Three in fact on the whole 20 plus year old bush! Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Prunus ‘Gyoiko’ here is a…

19th April

…Alice’ at its best. Pinkish in bud. Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron ‘Princess Alice’ Rhododendron valentianum is an elderly low mound. Rhododendron valentianum Rhododendron valentianum 2019 – CHW This may well…

10th April

…one down). Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia ‘Tiny Princess’ Camellia japonica ‘Clark Hubbs’ (bottom corner – incorrectly shown on plan as ‘Marinka’ – these two reds have been swoped on the…