17th April

…blue sky, superb. Perhaps a vague compliment to my first wife? Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Magnolia ‘Sunburst’ by the fernery on the drive is just…

12th April

…Camellia reticulata ‘Emma Gaeta’ Camellia reticulata ‘Emma Gaeta’ Camellia reticulata ‘Emma Gaeta’ Camellia reticulata ‘Dr Clifford Parks’ – at least this one is more common and better known. Camellia reticulata…

26th April

…year. Sometimes it can be more white/pale. Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ The unnamed white magnolia on Bond Street is still quite a show a fortnight or so on…

28th April

…Williams’ is mauve when full out but greenish yellow initially. Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Scrambling up the bank above the drive and hidden away are three good pinkish…

8th May

…appearance looks like Rhododendron flavidum to me but I may well be wrong? Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ (yunnanense x ‘Trewithen Orange’) the colour sums up…

21st December

…Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ 2015 – CHW The darker form of the original Forrest Camellia saluenensis is now full out outside the ladies’ loo while its lighter counterpart…

9th February

…one colour on the outside of the flowers and another inside. Helleborus ‘Emma’ Helleborus ‘Emma’ Helleborus Frostkiss ‘Cheryls Shine’ – another highly floriferous and strong growing new variety. Helleborus Frostkiss…

19th March

…Jessel’ Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ is semi deciduous but looking a good colour today. Not too bad for a former wife! Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Magnolia dawsoniana ‘Chyverton Red’ on the drive…

23rd April

…and Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’. Rhododendron sinogrande and Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ The Embothriums just showing up. Embothriums Azalea luteum just starting. Normally out to pick for Chelsea in a month’s time….

6th March

…‘Emma Williams’. Rhododendron ‘Emma Williams’ Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ is showing colour but still far from out. Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ Magnolia denudate ‘Forrest Pink’ The…