29th January

…flowers by the Green Gate. Donation only performs later here and well after many of the original Caerhays x williamsii camellias are in their prime. Camellia x williamsii ‘Donation’ Camellia…

27th February

…the Camellia ‘Donation’ hedge at the nursery entrance. magnolia avenue above the Camellia ‘Donation’ hedge magnolia avenue above the Camellia ‘Donation’ hedge The clump of Rhododendron ‘Red Admiral’ full out…

4th February

…daffodils First small and poor flowers on Camellia x williamsii ‘Donation’ outside the yard. Better to follow we hope. Camellia x williamsii ‘Donation’ The original darker pink Camellia saluenensis has…

12th February

…‘Donation’, which was found and propagated as a sport on a Trewithen plant. I like it more than ‘Donation’ which is a rather insipid pink. Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’ Camellia…

10th January

…Carpinus kawakamii Carpinus kawakamii Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’ (a darker from of Camellia ‘Donation’) is just out at Georges Hut. Nothing on ‘Donation’ yet. This was a chance sport originating…

7th March

…intact on the plant rather than dropping them to the ground. Camellia ‘Jurys Yellow’ is especially ghastly in this respect. It grows alongside Camellia ‘Donation’ which is just as guilty….

28th August

…loads of humus around the wood. The whole of the Rockery, Auklandii Garden – 1550, Tetropeplum hybrid, Salutation, Donation, Iteophyllum, Saffron Queen, Diaprepes, Humming Bird, Crassum – 2 Camellias by…

24th February

…Calceolaria ‘Camden Hero’ One of the magnolias at the nursery entrance is full out with Camellia ‘Donation’ as its background. Not yet blown away like last year’s effort. One of…

18th January

…Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia ‘Mary Costa’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’ (the darker sport from ‘Donation’) also nicely out. Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Charles…

31st January

…camellia camellia camellia Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’, the darker form of Camellia ‘Donation’, has survived the north wind intact by the Hovel. Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Celebration’…