27th January

…Camellia x williamsii ‘Debbie’ just coming out. Camellia x williamsii ‘Debbie’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Debbie’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ just now out as well on Burns Bank. Camellia x williamsii…

1st January

…gracilis The snowdrops are now starting to flower and show all around the Four in Hand. snowdrops First flowers on Camellia ‘Debbie’ below the fernery. Camellia ‘Debbie’ Similarly the first…

5th March

…‘Dr Burnside’ Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Some Camellia x willimasii ‘Debbie’ starting to open Camellia x willimasii ‘Debbie’ A small Camellia ‘Grand Slam’ perhaps? Camellia ‘Grand Slam’ Rhododenron moupinense has perfect…

30th December

…First couple of flowers on Camellia ‘Debbie’. Camellia ‘Debbie’ The first snowdrops break cover and show a little colour. snowdrops The wild daffodils by the Four in Hand are at…

25th January

…Nevertheless in the camellia shelter belt below Burns Bank I notice the first flowers on: Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Debbie’ Camellia ‘Debbie’ Both a…

18th March

…Tregothnan. This was bred by David Trehane and is similar to ‘Debbie’ but rather darker. Camellia x williamsii ‘Laura Boscawen’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Laura Boscawen’ Magnolia ‘Apollo’ looking very fine…

17th December

…tall and threatening much more. Camellia ‘Sugar Dream’ has its first flower and is a delicate pink. Camellia ‘Sugar Dream’ An old wasps’ nest in a Camellia ‘Debbie’. Surprising where…

28th March

…One of the best dozen x williamsii varieties I think and well up with Debbie, Brigadoon, Anticipation etc. Parrotia persica has a most extraordinary branch and stem structure in this…