3rd May

…Malus ‘Tor Scarlet’ Malus ‘Tor Scarlet’ Malus ‘Tor Scarlet’ Malus ‘Sun Rival’ Malus ‘Sun Rival’ Malus ‘Sun Rival’ Malus ‘Golden Gem’ Malus ‘Golden Gem’ Malus coronaria ‘Elk River’ Malus coronaria…

20th October

…label is lost and this is not on the plan. Nyssa sylvatica ‘?’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘?’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ seems smaller and slower growing. Just a bit of scarlet

25th May

Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Philadelphus sericanthus in its second year of flowering. Philadelphus sericanthus I have absolutely no idea what this is. We clearly thought…

29th May

…again. Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ at its very best. Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Rhododendron ‘Lems Monarch’ Flower buds appearing on Magnolia ‘Blue Opal’. Smaller…

30th May

…is very fine too but in need (again) of re-staking. I wonder why we never grew this here before? Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Aesculus carnea ‘Briottii’…

6th February

…nine months and a healthy budget for 2020/1.Amazingly Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ was full out on the immaculate herbaceous beds. Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’ was full…

10th June

…Rhododendron ponticum to remove. Rhododendron ponticum Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ at its best. Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Pinus mugo ‘Zundert’ in full new growth with its…

15th September

…in Areas 23, 26 and 25 is strangely Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’. Leafless already and covered in white and yellow lichen (bad sign in a young plant) it has plenty…

31st July

…of the rain. Not much of a march on our Lobelia ‘Queen Victoria’ though. Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ A few shots of Liatris scariosa ‘Alba’ may be an…

21st November

…williamsii unnamed Camellia x williamsii Cotinus ‘Grace’ with a mixture of colour. ‘Scarlet’ says Hillier’s but it is more than this today here. Cotinus ‘Grace’ Cotinus ‘Pink Champagne’ turns a…