18th May

…Azalea wadanum ‘Album’ First flower this year on Rhododendron lindleyi. Rhododendron lindleyi Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ looking the best it ever has at 10-12ft. Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Enkianthus cernuus recurvus with…

11th April

…still in tight bud. Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Rhododendron haemaleum var. atrorubum (as in rhodo species pocket guide) (? var. atrorubens as on label) just…

4th March

…lanceolata Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ nicely out in Old Park. Impressively quick growth into a sizeable small tree. Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Tree surgeons felling some elderly sweet chestnuts…

28th April

…Brilliant’ Acer palmatum ‘Skeeters Broom’ looking wonderful with its new growth full out. Acer palmatum ‘Skeeters Broom’ The Michelias looking superb in Tunnel 3. Michelias Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Michelia ‘Fairy…

18th April

…‘n’ Cream” Magnolia “Peaches ‘n’ Cream” First flowering with us (and long awaited) of Ucodendron whatonii which is now considered to be a Parrotia species. Looks more like a Hamamelis…

21st July

…var. chinensis ‘Wisley Cream’ with the seed heads now swelling. Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Wisley Cream’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Wisley Cream’ The best blue hydrangea clump in the garden…

31st July

…was not – quite the reverse opposite Tesco’s today!) ‘Sunny Sky’ ‘Sunny Sky’ ‘Cream Abundance’ – sadly no scent in the rain. ‘Cream Abundance’ ‘Cream Abundance’ A very ripe fig…

8th May

…– just out. Michelia ‘Fairy White’ Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ – full out and dropping. Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Michelia ‘Fairy White’ – just a very few tail end flowers. Michelia ‘Fairy…

29th July

…looked interesting and new but no flowers now. Ceanothus ‘Tuxedo’ A wall of nasturtiums was superb. nasturtiums Penstemon ‘Strawberries and Cream’ – better than some varieties on our website. Penstemon…

15th February

…value as a nursery purchase. Michelia ‘Fairy White’ Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ nearby is still in tight bud with rather less buds formed. Michelia ‘Fairy Cream’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Jovey Carlyon’…