27th March

…2018 – CHW This camera got dropped recently and is performing badly as you will see.By far the worst frost damaged genus after hoheria is drimys. Here Drimys winteri largely…

April 2018 Irish trip (Day 3)

…Phytophthora ramorum. Others nearby still untouched. Drimys winteri Drimys winteri Seamus in the heavy rain as we all were. Seamus in the heavy rain Huge Fuchsia exorticatica with peeling bark…

11th December

…more of his hated leylandii in Kennel Close. leylandii leylandii A secondary flowering on Drimys winteri or is it an early spring showing? Drimys winteri Drimys winteri 2018 – CHW…

5th January

…flowers in April and is very prone to phythopthera ramorum. Thankfully this old plant remains sound. Drimys winteri Drimys winteri 1943 – CW Double white Camellia, and a good many…

Royal Cornwall Show – 2022

…ibericum Primula vulgaris ‘Bradleyi’ Primula vulgaris ‘Bradleyi’ Helleborus x hybridus ‘Harrington Pink Speckled’ Helleborus x hybridus ‘Harrington Pink Speckled’ Coleonema pulcherimum Coleonema pulcherimum Coleonema pulcherimum Drimys lanceolata ‘Red Spice’ –…

7th March

…cold but it should recover. Rhododendron sinogrande Rhododendron sinogrande Drimys winteri, much like ours at home, has taken a hard knock and will need cutting back to reshoot. The lower…

1st April

…Magnolia campbellii ‘Alba Group’ seedling The huge Drimys winteri var. latifolia nearby is full out. Drimys winteri var. latifolia 2019 – CHW It is getting very dry here now and…

April 2018 Irish trip ( Day 2)

…roof at all and the pergola just hanging there. stable block stable block Drimys winteri showing cold damage like ours from the cold east wind. Drimys winteri The east end…

16th July

…a second flush of flowers in the heat. wisteria growing on the house wisteria growing on the house Drimys lanceolata used as a garden hedge in very dry conditions was…

20th February

…record of the damage in the garden here. Drimys lanceolata just in flower. We used to grow this here and at Burncoose but falling trees hit both. Starting again is…