26th March

…about full out. Ten to twelve feet tall with a similar spread after circa 25 years and in a windy situation. Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ As expected this…

5th March

…the show bench at Rosemoor show next weekend. Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ Sycoparrotia semedicidua is far from deciduous after this winter. The flowers are supposed to be out…

30th April

…‘Drama Girl’ ‘Drama Girl’ reticulata ‘White Form’ reticulata ‘White Form’ Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’ with its first flowers two years on from planting. Mostly the flowers are on the main stem….

25th March

…cold weather struck. Rhododendron kiyosumense Rhododendron kiyosumense Leucojum aestivum nicely out but blown over in the winds. A fine snowdrop species. Leucojum aestivum Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ in full flow by…

8th February

…huge flowers on Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ above the greenhouse. Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ Another bud opens on the yellowish Magnolia campbellii. Quite a sight and plenty more buds still to come….

8th January

…(unnamed) on the drive despite the cold. Camellia x williamsii The first lowdown flower on Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ has been pecked by pheasants. Camellia ‘Drama Girl’ Plenty of ice on…

29th December

…‘Show Girl’ is full out and rather good despite the recent weather. Camellia ‘Show Girl’ Camellia ‘Show Girl’ Camellia ‘Show Girl’ First flower on Camellia reticulata ‘Captain Rawes’ right at…

1st August

…but some may be better than we have or we may sell them one day.Rosa ‘Birthday Girl’ Rosa ‘Birthday Girl’ Rosa ‘Birthday Girl’ Rosa ‘Birthday Girl’ Rosa ‘Happy Anniversary’ Rosa…

22nd February

…Rookery Path. Another new one to us. Camellia ‘Show Girl’ Camellia ‘Show Girl’ These are our own young plants of what may be Camellia cuspidata or they may be Camellia…

1st November

…(pink No. 1 from Caerhays). Camellia sasanqua Camellia sasanqua Camellia sasanqua ‘Show Girl’ fades quickly in colour as you can see here. Camellia sasanqua ‘Show Girl’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Show Girl’…