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…

10th March

…Gresham hybrid Magnolia ‘Manchu Fan’ Magnolia ‘Manchu Fan’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Snow Queen’ (Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Picture’ x unknown) Magnolia ‘Pickards Snow Queen’ Magnolia ‘Pickards Snow Queen’ Magnolia ‘Pink Flamingo’ Magnolia…

2nd August

…pictures will be poor and fuzzily damp:Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ – not sure I have ever seen a pure white ‘red hot poker’ before. Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Olearia…

23rd May

…with posy for the Queen – Photo Courtesy of Sally. Queen’s Visit – Photo Courtesy of Sally. Then we get to the royal visit. The RHS say they will bring…

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…

9th April

…seven classes entered). Rhododendron bahuiniflorum Rhododendron bahuiniflorum Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Azalea ‘Hino Crimson’ Rhododendron macabeanum Rhododendron macabeanum Pieris ‘White Pearl’ Pieris ‘White Pearl’ If you want to…

14th November

…years to go before this one qualifies! Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Queen’ Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Queen’ 2015 – CHW The ancient clump of Rhododendron lutescens is out but only…

10th June

…Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa var chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ (‘Miss Satomi’ in the new Hillier’s) Growing in full…

18th July

…‘Pee Wee’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Pee Wee’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ above the greenhouse has made a much larger plant. Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ 2019 – CHW…

15th May

…‘Sappho’ has a scruffy habit. Rhododendron ‘Sappho’ Rhododendron ‘Sappho’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ is a wonderful hawthorn! Better even than ‘Paul’s Scarlet’. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’…