12th April

…Dahlia’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’ Camellia reticulata ‘Interval’ Camellia reticulata ‘Lady Piet’ – again. Camellia reticulata…

25th March

…fade as they open. Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Powder Puff’ is exceptional and easily the best magnolia here today. One of Jim…

3rd August

…Ligularia gigantea ‘Giant Scabious’ Perouskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’ grew to about 18 inches and had delicate but attractive flowers as you can see. Arguably nicer than Perouskia ‘Blue Spire’. Perouskia…

RHS Savill Garden – Flower Show Pictures – 2018

…‘Countess of Haddington’ (indoor grown) Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Rhododendron ‘Countess of Haddington’ Pinus wallichiana with cones Pinus wallichiana Pinus wallichiana Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Little Spire’ Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Little Spire’ Chamaecyparis…

10th March

…Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ (Magnolia soulangeana ‘Lennei Alba’ x Magnolia x veitchii) – Gresham Hybrid Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Eleanor May’ (Magnolia mollicomata ‘Lanarth’ x Magnolia x soulangeana)…

29th May

…as ever in the Isla Rose Plantation. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Aesculus x mutabilis ‘Induta’ had pride of place in the Morgan Stanley show garden at…

11th April

…Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Magnolia x loebneri ‘Mags Pirouette’ Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ unexciting and not very ‘crimson’ at all. Magnolia ‘Crimson Stipple’ Magnolia ‘Crimson

23rd October

…persica ‘Persian Spire’ had absolutely breathtaking autumn colours too with the unusual mixture of red and yellow. Parrotia persica ‘Persian Spire’ Parrotia persica ‘Persian Spire’ Quercus liaotungensis leaves turn brown…

16th May

…top-grafted so it has remained the same size for 20 years. SORBUS ‘Hilling Spire’ SORBUS ‘Hilling Spire’ Sorbus ‘Hilling Spire’ – this plant was a present from Trevor (Yorkshire) Green…

28th June

…colour in the sun today from a distance. Cheered up a dull squirrel meeting in the scorching heat. Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’ Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’ 2017 – CHW Gentle…