26th April

…‘Charles Michael’ which had died out on us but still hangs in there at Burncoose. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ x Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ x Rhododendron ‘Charles Michael’ Then a real…

10th April

…var humile Daphnephyllum macropodum var humile Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ absolutely stunning and full out in the sun. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Eriobotrya deflexa with its first set of reddish-brown new growth….

11th April

…rain urgently now. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ just coming out at the Four in Hand. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ The new laundry now has a sink, and the windows are in. new laundry new…

13th April

…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 to…

24th August

…Certain rhododendrons produce a small secondary flowering in the autumn. Here Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ has a try. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Hydrangea aspera villosa, 25 years old and already partly dead,…

4th March

…‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ just starting. Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Rebecca’s Perfume’ Magnolia ‘Elizabeth Holman’ quite superb. Planted in 2014. Magnolia ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia ‘Vairano’ (Magnolia ‘Iolanthe’ x Magnolia…

6th April

…done half a job and they will be right! Deciduous Azalea Deciduous Azalea Deciduous Azalea First flowers showing on Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ which is early. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Likewise on…

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

…his wife. Quite similar to Magnolia ‘F J Williams’ in colour but, as yet, only with much smaller flowers. Magnolia campbellii ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Elizabeth Holman’ Magnolia campbellii ‘Sir…

1st October

…more dark secondary flowers. Magnolia ‘Cleopatra’ A few secondary flowers on Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ as usual. Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth’ Not long to wait before Camellia taliensis is in flower. Some colour just…