20th May

…35 years after planting. Fraxinus ornus Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ full out but a bit paler than the Caerhays form. Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum…

29th May

…‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ The double ponticum Rhododendron ‘Fastuosum flore pleno’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Compact yellow Rhododendron ‘Hotei’ Rhododendron loderi Rhododendron loderi Rhododendron loderi A loderi type in great profusion…

1st June

…in the garden at Burncoose. Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ Rhododendron ‘Gwilt King’ The double flowered Rhododendron fastuosum ‘Flore Pleno’. Rhododendron fastuosum ‘Flore Pleno’ Our own bred Rhododendron ‘Penvose’ named after an…

27th May

…on Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Baumannii’ (‘Flore Pleno’). I have not seen this out before but the flowers are impressive. Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Baumannii’ Aesculus x carnea ‘Briotii’ with attractive pink flowers. Aesculus…

1st April

…of trailing green. Laurelia serrata Kerrya japonica ‘Pleniflora’ (‘Flore Pleno’), the double flowered form which we used to stock at Burncoose and should do again. It used to be a…