28th July

…purpose? Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ Here is the long promised and frequently cut down Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ named after the daffodil gardener at Caerhays pre 1900. It is a hybrid between…

8th July

…Red Admirals especially. I will try to picture the originals on my return. Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ Escallonia ‘Iveyi’ 2004 – FJW Visit to Caerhays of Roy Lancaster….

27th June

Escallonia tucumanensis Escallonia tucumanensis Clethra fabri (FMW 713037) with two large multiple flower spikes appearing. Dark foliage with purple undersides to the leaves. One to watch. Clethra fabri Clethra fabri…

21st July

…Ivey’s Escallonia is of the very best. Ivey’s Escallonia is very good indeed. Some good Griersonianum hybrids to move near the Hovel after clearing all of the cotoneasters out. 1932…

31st July

…‘Peach Blossom’ and Escallonia ‘Apple Blossom’. Escallonia ‘Pink Elle’ Escallonia ‘Pink Elle’ 2015 – CHW A bit of research into meliosma reveals the bloody botanists have struck again and changed…

28th November

…the greenhouses. At least that is what I think it is? Need to check with Jaimie. Escallonia rubra var macrantha Escallonia rubra var macrantha 2016 – CHW A solitary flower…

1st August

…‘Victoria’ Plum ‘Victoria’ Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ was looking good and makes a nice shrub. Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ Escallonia ‘Compacta Coccinea’ Sadly this is not quite a Dianthus ‘Mrs Sinkins’ which…

2nd July

…have seen of the old magnolia. 1930 – JCW Much as in 1915. 1915 – JCW Rose nia R brunonis only starting. Wilson’s Fortunei wane and so A ‘Mikado’. Escallonia

7th July

…are nice. Hybrid Escallonia not open yet. 1922 – JCW Just a day or so behind 1917. Styrax wilsoni – daisypetallum – langllangense and japonica have flowers on them but…

19th June

…too dry for the flowers of Fortunei. Escallonia langleyense ½ open. A Mikado is the best rhodo open with Forrest’s and the Indian forms of Maddeni. R moyesii is good…