25th May

Scarlet’ had been recently blown over in the wind. Now righted and looking no worse for the fall. Quite some show for a 2011 planting. Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlet’ Crataegus…

20th October

…and slower growing. Just a bit of scarlet for now. Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Miss Scarlet’ Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wisley Bonfire’ is romping away as a vigorous conical tree….

29th May

…‘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 but even bluer…

30th May

…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’ has a few flowers out but…

6th February

…first 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’…

15th September

…some roots got broken. Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Pauls Scarlet’ 2015 – CHW In the rockery are two more dwarf rhododendrons enjoying a second autumn flowering. Rhododendron ‘Yaku…

31st July

…‘Queen Victoria’ though. Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ Lobelia ‘Starship Scarlet’ A few shots of Liatris scariosa ‘Alba’ may be an improvement on what we have online but I doubt it in…

28th February

…and so Irroratum and Arboreums but frost on those low down.. Erica hybrida very good since hols.1924 – JCW A late year, Scarlet hybrids are mostly cut out by frost…

25th March

…open, double peaches in the drive, and the scarlet crabs. 1897 – JCW F Wilson out, Mrs Vincent, half the de Graafs. Scarlet tulips and Reticulata at their best. Queen…

23rd May

…Six more groups still to flower. They are slow growers. Crataegus ‘Pauls Scarlet’ Nearby is Crataegus ‘Pauls Scarlet’ which has always been one of my favourites. Perhaps the only hawthorn…