25th May

…species at all in The Plantsman article on enkianthus dated June 2011. Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis is now full out (three plants) and looks…

11th May

…campanulatus ‘Vesta’ at its very best. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Vesta’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ beside it. ‘Victoria’ still not out properly. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Hollandia’ is also superb. The best…

14th May

…The second plant is just labelled ‘Recurvus’ so possibly Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Recurvus’? Enkianthus curvus recurvus Enkianthus curvus recurvus Jaimie’s Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Recurvus’ Sorbus folgneri ‘Emiel’ has a startling white underside…

20th April

…special. Unidentified yellow magnolia Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Hollandia’ is startlingly good. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Hollandia’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Hollandia’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Vesta’ absolutely in its prime and laden down with bell flowers. Enkianthus

8th May

…near red enough to be true and the stamens do not protrude through the bottom of the bells as they should. Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis A newly planted…

2nd November

…starting to go yellow. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Venus’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Victoria’ – the remaining small leaves are yellow. Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Victoria’ Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Red Bells’ has little colour left. Enkianthus campanulatus…

3rd June

…griersonianum). Rhododendron ‘Fabia’ Enkianthus campanulatus var palibini Even more younger Enkianthus have produced late flowers: Enkianthus campanulatus var palibini – this one looks similar but not identical to three other…

8th June

…and much more like Enkianthus campanulatus var palibini. Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus Enkianthus hirtinervus 1919 – JCW Madame Lemoine has been splendid. Ponticums go back, Auklandii are gone. Syringa villosa…

19th May

…laurel and rhododendron A clump of six Enkianthus chinensis on Hovel Cart Road. Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Staphylea colchica ‘Black Beauty’ is a welcome addition to the Staphylea collection. Staphylea…

22nd May

…seen these as good. Enkianthus enormous flowers Enkianthus enormous flowers Nearby is a very erect enkianthus with quite the largest flowers of any seen this year at Caerhays. Presumably a…