18th March

…than usual. Camellia reticulata ‘Miss Tulare’ The yellow flowered Michelia floribunda (as we call it) out high up at about 60ft. Michelia floribunda Camellia ‘Gay Baby’ just out. Camellia ‘Gay

2nd April

…see it? Stupid name! ‘Gay Baby‘Gay Baby’ This wild collected Camellia pittardii has vigorous green shoots coming from the base but the top of the plant is all sickly…

31st October

…of secondary flower. Rhododendron ‘Cornish Reds’ Camellia ‘Gay Border’ and wasps in the sun and showers. Camellia ‘Gay Border’ Camellia ‘Gay Border’ Camellia ‘Gay Border’ 2021 – CHW The tail…

23rd November

…with perhaps slightly larger flowers than the other two and an upright habit. Camellia sasanqua ‘Gay Border’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Gay Border’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Gay Border’ Zanthoxylum coreanum is another species…

21st March

…trunks have been dragged out and the mess on the path tidied up by Frankie. Old Park Old Park Camellia ‘Gay Baby’ just out rather later than the other smaller…

11th February

…williamsii ‘Gay Time’ on the drive. Camellia x williamsii ‘Gay Time’ Camellia x williamsii ‘Gay Time’ Wonderful bark and masses of flower on Rhododendron barbatum by the lodge. Rhododendron barbatum…

20th April

…to have lost it. Greenhouse plants! Chorizema cordatum Chorizema cordatum Grevillea thelemanniana ‘Baby’. Ditto. Grevillea thelemanniana ‘Baby’ Grevillea thelemanniana ‘Baby’ Corydalis tenuifolia ‘Chocolate Star’ in full flower. It seems to…

16th October

…‘Honey Baby’ which is a small growing shrubby honeysuckle with (today) startling red fruits. Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honey Baby’ Lonicera periclymenum ‘Honey Baby’ Fruits on the irregularly variegated Photinia davidiana ‘Palette’….

8th November

…Camellia sasanqua ‘Early Pearly’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Early Pearly’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Gay Sue’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Gay Sue’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Paradise Belinda’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Paradise Belinda’ Camellia sasanqua ‘Paradise Belinda’ Camellia sasanqua…

2nd November

…to cut out the damaged leader to prevent the infection travelling downwards. Magnolia ‘Coral Pink’ Magnolia ‘Coral Pink’ First flower on Camellia sasanqua ‘Gay Border’. Camellia sasanqua ‘Gay Border’ Some…