24th March

…seen this before? 2015 – CHW CAMELLIA ‘Monica Dance’ Off to Monica Dance’s funeral in Camborne with a bad hangover. Monica’s husband, Arnold Dance, ran Burncoose Gardens for 42 years…

31st December

…williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘George Blandford’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ is out at the top of the old plant in a similar fashion. Monica Dance grows outside…

31st January

Dance’ – with nice stripes in the petals Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Monica Dance’ A compact growing single red japonica of unknown name A compact growing single red japonica of…

17th January

…nicely striped in the sun. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia ‘Duchess Decazes’ in bud and flower with some wind damage. Camellia ‘Duchess Decazes’ Camellia…

6th January

…x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ on the main ride. Not yet a decent shape or colour. Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ First flowers on Rhododendron barbatum…

5th March

…breaking out again. A half decent Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Monica Dance’ A pretty fair Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Camellia ‘Dr Burnside’ Some Camellia x willimasii ‘Debbie’…

1st April

…the plant (52 years old) growing beside the conservatory at Burncoose and bred by Arnold Dance. A wonderful gift from a most remarkable magnolia artist. I doubt it will photograph…

23rd March

…early evening light. You can just see a tiny hint of pink at the base of the flower and the pollen bearing anthers are pink too. Arnold Dance (former head…