24th April

…pink in the flower than in ‘Harry Tagg’ although the two are quite similar. Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ Rhododendron ‘Michael’s Pride just coming out. This is another one which should…

25th April

…flowers. fuchsia First flower too on a Paeonia delavayi seedling. Paeonia delavayi Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ now at its peak. Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Mary Jobson’ still has a…

18th April

…of now wild (but once cultivated) pinkish bluebells. pinkish bluebells pinkish bluebells Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ just emerging into flower in the border opposite the front door. Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ Planting…

30th April

…to flower by the front door. Syringa microphylla ‘Superba’ Opposite Rhododendron fragrantissimum is nearly full out. Rhododendron fragrantissimum Rhododendron fragrantissimum Tropaeolum ciliatum growing vigorously but no flowers as yet. Last…

6th May

…RHODODENDRON ‘Fragrantissimum’ Rhodo fragrantissimum ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’ Fuchsia exorticatica FUCHSIA excorticata – What better for the front of a border by the castle than the highly scented Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ /…

10th May

…pecked by blue tits Rhododendrons need to be in tight bud like Rhododendron ‘Michaels Pride’ to cut successfully. Not full out with some buds like Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’. Full out flowers…

27th April

…seen it. The best of the three species I think. Halesia carolina Halesia carolina Halesia carolina Halesia carolina Halesia carolina Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ fronts Rhododendron ‘Damaris’. Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ fronts Rhododendron ‘Damaris’…

5th March

fragrantissimum planted by the one Rh. Lindeyi which still survives. Rhododendron fragrantissimum The fallen tree has smashed into some of last year’s planting when I look closely. fallen tree fallen…

14th May

…Care now to let them develop before potting on. Enkianthus ‘Wallaby’ The Rhododendron fragrantissimum are in tight bud still and should be perfect for Chelsea. Rhododendron fragrantissimum Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea…

18th May

…have been laughing about the difference between Rhododendron ‘Fragrantissimum’ and Rhododendron ‘Lady Alice Fitzwilliam’. The latter has a yellow centre in the trumpet and the flowers are a little larger…