3rd March

…the flowers are badly frosted or blown to the ground. Not all is lost! There are many more buds to come out yet. ‘Mary Jobson’ ‘Mary Jobson’ The Daphne bholua…

24th November

…one to us too. A compact habit and just a hint of pink on the reverse of some of the petals. Camellia sasanqua ‘Frosted Star’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Frosted Star’ Camellia…

3rd April

…I had forgotten about this tree. Slightly frosted but not too bad. The earlier magnolias alongside it totally frosted. Magnolia ‘Athene’ Magnolia ‘Athene’ Magnolia ‘Athene’ Views back towards the drive…

9th February

…but frosted by Tin Garden. Jaimie’s view is that it is a light coloured Magnolia campbellii and that I have muddled the two adjacent plants. Not sure? Await events. Jaimie…

28th February

Next Day > < Previous Day CONTRIBUTORS: FJW 1955-2007 CHW 2015- JCW 1897-1939 CW 1940-1955 2020 – CHW A magnolia which often gets frosted is this campbellii seedling on Bond…

5th March

…new flowers appearing after the frosted ones. Very resilient indeed! Rhododenron moupinense Rhododenron moupinense Another just discovered storm damage casualty. A beech tree above the greenhouse. Not sure how we…

6th March

…check the American magnolia collection.I can see from the drive that it has been blown and frosted away much like last year but worse. It is a pity it is…

19th March

…of Ciliatum has been open and frosted. Daffodils much as above. Hippophaeoides is very nice. Big stuff had very few buds and then frosted. Osmanthus delavayi in the sun is…

5th May

…in Old Park has been frosted. The damage looks bad but these robust plants will easily grow through this. One of those two very early morning frosts while we were…

21st March

…has been frosted. It will readily recover unfortunately. naturalised crocosmia naturalised crocosmia Camellia ‘Night Rider’ in the greenhouse. Clusters of flowers all open at once. Camellia ‘Night Rider’ Camellia ‘Giant…