10th April

…dwarf. First flowering with us. Daphnephyllum macropodum var humile Daphnephyllum macropodum var humile Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ absolutely stunning and full out in the sun. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Eriobotrya deflexa with…

13th April

…not get rain soon.There used to be 25 of these Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ at the Four in Hand. Three elderly plants survive – one only just. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Now…

24th August

…in the autumn. Here Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ has a try. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Hydrangea aspera villosa, 25 years old and already partly dead, is putting on one (probably) last display….

26th April

…Tit’ Rhododendron ‘Blue Tit’ A fine Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ with branches weighed down by the weight of its flowers. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ This sort of day is really what woodland…

4th March

…‘Elizabeth Holman’ quite superb. Planted in 2014. Magnolia ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia ‘Vairano’ (Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’ x Magnolia campbellii) as good as I have seen it yet. Magnolia ‘Vairano’…

6th April

…be right! Deciduous Azalea Deciduous Azalea Deciduous Azalea First flowers showing on Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ which is early. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Likewise on Rhododendron ‘Tessa’ (moupinense x ‘Praecox’) which is…

9th April

…fully out. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Nice fresh growth on Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’. Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ Today’s care articles that I have been writing included euonymus so here is a…

24th February

…but, as yet, only with much smaller flowers. Magnolia campbellii ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Sir Harold Hillier’. Another named Alba Group seedling which is just as…

31st August

…Jobson’. Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ Secondary flowers on Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ at Four in Hand as usual. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Escallonia bifida is now full out. One of the parents of…

14th April

…‘Centennial’ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ First flowers on Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ at the Four in Hand. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Laurel pruning around the main fernery by Tim…